Bellator Fighter Anthony “Rumble” Johnson Arrested For Identity Theft
Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has been arrested and charged with identity theft.
The arrest occurred shortly after “Rumble’s” knockout victory over Jose Augusto at Bellator 258. Johnson was arrested by New Canaan Police inside the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. This was the site of Bellator 258. Daily Voice first reported the news.
Here is what New Canaan Police stated in the arrest record (via MMAFighting).
“On 11/09/2019 the New Canaan Police took a complainant regarding a victim having their credit card being used by a third party without permission.
“The illegal use of the credit card was used to purchase a round-trip airline ticket from Ft. Lauderdale, FL (FLL) to Newark, NJ (EWR). The name of the passenger was Anthony Johnson. A subsequent investigation determined Johnson used the illegally obtained credit card to purchase the airline ticket. An arrest warrant was obtained for Johnson for the above charges.”
Johnson was released on $500 bond. He’s due in court on June 8. “Rumble” could be looking at a maximum of five years in prison along with a $5,000 fine and probation. Identity theft in the third degree in Connecticut is a class D felony.
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