Dashcam video captures arrest of Michigan Rep. Jewell Jones
FOWLERVILLE, me. – Michigan State Police dashboard camera footage captured the arrest of Rep. Jewell Jones on April 6th.
Jones was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and resisting arrest after a crash on I-96 near Fowlerville. State cops said they found Jones’ SUV with the vanity SELECTED in a ditch.
Jones can be heard in the video about the position in the Legislature and Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
“I’m going to call Governor Whitmer now,” Jones said on the video. “I am a state representative.”
The video shows the police bringing Jones to the ground while they continue fighting with him.
State police reported that it took two taser and pepper sprays to get Jones under control.
Police said Jones – who declined to have a blood test – had blood alcohol levels of 0.19% – more than double the legal limit – after receiving an arrest warrant.
26-year-old Jones is charged, among other charges, with resisting and obstructing officers – a crime – who drive with high blood alcohol levels, drive recklessly and are under the influence of a gun.
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