Criminal charges against Terrence Jones dropped

Terrence Jones - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
– photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

Multnomah County Circuit Judge Henry J. Kantor agreed to dismiss a harassment charge against basketball player Terrence Jones after a civil compromise was reached, according to court records.

Jones must pay $10,000 to a charitable organization that benefits the homeless, as designated by the alleged victim’s lawyer, according to the compromise obtained by The Oregonian Tuesday.

“I’m pleased to say that we were able to resolve the underlying dispute to everyone’s satisfaction,” said attorney James E. McCandlish, who represented the victim in the case.

The harassment case was formally classified as closed in Multnomah County Circuit Court on Monday, days before Jones and his team are due in Friday to play the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 3 of the teams’ NBA playoff matchup.

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