Motorcycle News: Michael “Mad Mike” Jones was arrested in Miami

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Mike Jones, 43, was returning Monday from a trip to Costa Rica when he allegedly became violent at the Miami International Airport and injured a repairman and a police officer.

It took as many five officers, one using a Taser, to subdue Mad Mike Jones, who was charged with battery, assault and resisting arrest, Miami police said. Jones, of Export, Pa., was ordered held on $12,500 bond, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Wednesday.

At a bond hearing, Christine Jones, said her husband was bipolar and had refused medication to prevent severe mood swings.

Mad Mike won a gold medal in the 2001 Winter X Games, but since has fallen on hard times financially, friends and family said.

The Miami police officer suffered an injured knee and the airport repairman cuts and bruises to his face, police said.

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2 comments to Motorcycle News: Michael “Mad Mike” Jones was arrested in Miami

  1. pierre richard
    August 6th, 2010 at 5:03 pm

    your still the man mike

  2. MotoSuper
    August 7th, 2010 at 8:10 am

    Yes he is, no one can compare to that old school rider!