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Conor McGregor was reportedly arrested in Eire on Tuesday following an alleged driving incident.
The UFC fighter, 33, was stopped and detained exterior of Dublin, The Irish Independent reported, whereas driving his Bentley Continental GT. He has since been launched on bail.
A rep for McGregor didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark, however his spokesperson Karen Kessler advised ESPN in an announcement that “Mr. McGregor was driving to the gymnasium when he was stopped by [Irish police] for alleged street visitors violations. He handed the drug and alcohol exams taken on the station.”
If he’s convicted of harmful driving, McGregor may face a positive of as much as €5,000 or six months in jail, or each a positive and imprisonment, in keeping with The Irish Impartial, which reviews that the athlete was beforehand fined €400 for dashing in 2017.
The Garda, Eire police pressure, is unable to touch upon named people, however advised PEOPLE a person in his 30s had been arrested Tuesday for “an incident of harmful driving” in Palmerstown, a Dublin suburb.
Following his arrest, he was taken to Lucan Garda Station and charged. The person has since been launched, and is ready to look earlier than Blanchardstown District Courtroom “at a later date.”
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McGregor’s arrest comes after he pleaded responsible to assaulting a man at The Marble Arch Pub in 2019 and was fined €1,000, in keeping with The Irish Impartial. Throughout his listening to, the courtroom revealed that McGregor had 18 prior convictions, a lot of them for visitors offenses.
In April 2018, McGregor was arrested in New York Metropolis for attacking a UFC bus and injuring fighter Michael Chiesa, who suffered a number of cuts to his face. McGregor was charged with three counts of assault and one rely of prison mischief; expenses which had been later dropped.
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In early 2021, McGregor was sued by a woman claiming she had been assaulted by him at a Dublin Resort in 2018. The civil case is ongoing; SB Nation reviews that the Garda had been lately ordered to reveal any proof they collected for the lawsuit to the girl.