WSFA reporter Eileen Jones agrees to plea deal

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - An update now on the arrest of WSFA 12 News reporter Eileen Jones.

Jones was accused of running over a Montgomery police officer's foot during a traffic stop while trying to get to a news story in June.

Thursday, defense council and city prosecutors came to an agreement to drop the misdemeanor assault charge if Eileen pleaded guilty to a traffic citation of failing to obey an officer.

Eileen agreed to the deal and will pay a $500 fine and court costs.

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