Police said Jones-Drew was charged, then said he wasn’t

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On Tuesday, TMZ reported that Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew had been charged with battery.  The Florida Times-Union later reported that Jones-Drew hasn’t been charged with battery.

The Jaguars eventually issued the perfunctory statement explaining that they are “aware of the situation,” which is good because no one else knew what the hell was going on.

According to TMZ, the report of a battery charge came from a statement issued by police in St. Augustine that Jones-Drew had indeed been charged.  Then, police said he wasn’t charged.

Jones-Drew is still considered to be a person of interest.  Per TMZ, prosecutors eventually will decide whether to charge Jones-Drew.

And since TMZ ultimately wasn’t to blame for the battery-charge blunder, TMZ opted to post a photo of MJD from the day in question, with a scintillating discussion as to whether he is currently fat.