By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
Jimmy Uso (Jonathan Fatu) was arrested in Detroit, Michigan and charged with disorderly conduct and obstruction following a traffic stop. TMZ.com reports that Uso and his wife Naomi (Trinity Fatu) were pulled over after she drove a car in the wrong direction on a one-way street. As Naomi was speaking with police, Uso ignored police commands by getting out of the car and removing his jacket and shirt and squaring up. The story states that an officer pulled out his taser, and Uso settled down before being arrested and later released on bond.
Powell’s POV: I reached out to WWE for comment and they responded with the following statement: “Jonathan Fatu is responsible for his own personal actions.”Although TMZ cited sources who stated that Naomi and Jimmy’s vehicle “reeked of booze”, there’s no indication in the story that Naomi was arrested. Uso and his brother Jey are scheduled to face The Miz and Shane McMahon for the Smackdown Tag Titles at Sunday’s Elimination Chamber event.
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