BoxingScene.com has obtained a booking sheet, from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, for WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Chavez, 25-years-old, was arrested in Los Angeles on January 22 and charged with drunk driving. He was arrested at 4:38am, booked at the Los Angeles County Jail at 7:19am and released with a citation at 10:25am. Chavez has to appear at Los Angeles Superior Court on March 16th. RingTV.com first reported the story.
Chavez, who revealed to BoxingScene's Salvador Rodriguez that he struggled to make weight for tonight's fight with Marco Antonio Rubio, was avoiding questions regarding the incident for the last few days. Media agency TMZ has been on the case for the past few days, calling several notable boxing individuals for confirmation and official quotes on the incident Chavez, but for unknown reasons the news agency never ran the story.