Rapper Jim Jones pleaded guilty and paid a $1000 fine for interfering with police in connection with a February brawl at a Connecticut casino.
Jones made his plea in a New London Superior Court on Tuesday, according to The Day newspaper. The case stemmed from a fight in the foyer of the MGM Grand at Foxwoods Resort Casino that followed a party hosted by Sean “Diddy” Combs in honor of the casino’s 20th anniversary. Jones was initially charged with breach of peace, interfering with police and inciting to riot after the fight which took place in February.
Jones is a hip-hop artist and actor whose “We Fly High” was one of 2007′s top-selling rap tracks. Jones is a member of the Diplomats, a New York-based rap crew. Jones has also made a name for himself on the stage. In 2009, he starred in “Hip Hop Monologues: Inside the Life and Mind of Jim Jones.” Currently, Jones stars alongside finance Chrissy Lampkin in the reality show “Chrissy & Mr. Jones. Jones, 35, is legally named Joseph Jones.
This is not Jones’ first day in court. Last October, Jones pleaded guilty to driving his Bentley with a suspended license. He was fined $200. In 2009, Jones pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge for punching a friend of R&B star Ne-Yo at a Louis Vuitton boutique.