Anthony Johnson arrested on id theft cost after Bellator debut battle

MMA fighter Anthony Johnson was reportedly arrested in Connecticut on the weekend simply at some point after making his comeback battle and Bellator debut.

In what was his first battle in 4 years, 37-year-old Johnson knocked out Jose Augusto within the second spherical to undergo to the Bellator mild heavyweight grand prix semi-finals.

Simply hours later, Daily Voice stories that he was picked up by police on fees of id theft.

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He’s accused of utilizing a 3rd social gathering’s bank card with out consent to buy a return flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Newark, New Jersey in 2019.

The identify on the aircraft ticket was reportedly Anthony Johnson.

The grievance got here in November 2019 and an investigation led to an arrest warrant being issued.

It wasn’t till 18 months later, and at some point after preventing at Bellator 258, that Johnson was introduced into custody.

He was launched on a $500 bond and has acquired a June 8 court docket date, in accordance with a police report.

Johnson retired for 4 years after shedding a UFC mild heavyweight title battle to Daniel Cormier in 2017.

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