Ian McCall (photo courtesy of Iridium Sports)

UFC flyweight Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall was arrested in Irvine, Calif., earlier this week, but the details surrounding that arrest have been confusing at best.

McCall’s criminal attorney, George Vargas, on Saturday clarified the facts surrounding his client’s arrest, as well as the details of his past that lead to him being picked up for two outstanding warrants, to MMAWeekly.com.

According to Vargas:

In 2008, Ian was arrested for possession of prescription drugs without a prescription and paraphernalia.  The paraphernalia was needles that he used to take the fluid out of his ears.  Part of Ian’s punishment for that case was that he was to do 20 days of Cal Trans (physical labor).

The following year, Ian was having more troubles and he entered and completed a six-month residential drug treatment program at Nancy Clark’s The Recovery Center in Orange County.  Ian completely turned his life around, began training hard and became the man he is today.  

On June 14 of this year, Ian was pulled over for a traffic stop. He was given a ticket for PC14601 (driving on a suspended license). Ian’s license had been suspended for unpaid traffic and parking tickets.

The very next day, on June 15, Ian went to the Harbor Justice Center with his agent, and paid over $2,600 in fines.  He mistakenly thought that the ticket from the previous day had been handled. A few weeks later, when the court date for that case came, Ian did not show and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

On Aug. 14, once again, Ian was stopped while driving home from the gym.  At that time he was arrested for the two warrants: one for not completing the 20 days of Cal Trans work for the 2008 case, and the other for not showing up to court on the driving on a suspended license ticket that he had thought that he had handled.

Because McCall was on parole from previous charges and a warrant was issued in his name, the UFC flyweight must spend a mandatory time of 30 days in jail for his current arrest, according to his manager, Jason House of Iridium Sports.

McCall is scheduled for a Sept. 13 release date.

Stay tuned to MMAWeekly.com for further details on Ian McCall’s arrest and other related UFC News.

(MMAWeekly.com’s Damon Martin contributed to this report.)

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Despite skid, WSOF 33's Joao Zeferino doesn't see recent losses as setbacks

  • 17 days ago

Joao Zeferino has a surprisingly positive outlook on the current status of his career. With back-to-back losses, Zeferino said he doesn’t feel an unordinary amount of pressure to get back on track wh read news >>

UFC 204 pre-fight facts: Vitor Belfort out to reclaim spot atop UFC stoppage list

  • 16 days ago

Check out 60 pre-fight facts about UFC 204, its headliner and the other bouts on Saturday’s pay-per-view card.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Ian Entwistle vs. Rob Font Canceled at UFC 204: Latest Details and Reaction

  • 15 days ago

The expected encounter between Ian Entwistle and Rob Font at UFC 204 on Saturday has been canceled after Entwistle came down with an illness. UFC Europe announced the news Friday on its official Twit read news >>

Dan Henderson Retires: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

  • 14 days ago

In advance of UFC 204, Dan Henderson was adamant he would retire regardless of how his rematch with Michael Bisping proceeded. As it turns out, per Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com, Henderson stayed read news >>

UFC 204 post-fight facts: Michael Bisping is now the UFC's all-time wins leader

  • 13 days ago

UFC 204, which took place Saturday at Manchester Arena in England, delivered in almost every way imaginable with nine stoppages in 11 scheduled fights. Check out the post-event facts.Filed under: New read news >>

UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson Results and Highlights

  • 12 days ago

UFC 204 was one of the more exciting events in recent memory with just the first and last fights of the night going the distance, exceeding all expectations.Despite several injuries and losing one bo read news >>

Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes Fight Announced for UFC 207: Details and Reaction

  • 10 days ago

Ronda Rousey will make her return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship against women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 on December 30, UFC President Dana White announced Wednesday. Row read news >>

Opening odds: Ronda Rousey set as more than 3-1 favorite over current champ Amanda Nunes

  • 10 days ago

It was a gifted striker that ended Ronda Rousey’s reign as UFC women’s bantamweight champ. But noted oddsmaker Joey Oddessa has opened Rousey as more than a 3-1 favorite against striking specialist A read news >>

Vitor Belfort Retires: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

  • 7 days ago

Vitor Belfort's historic mixed martial arts career has come to an end after his technical-knockout loss against Gegard Mousasi at UFC 204 on Oct. 8. Belfort announced his decision to hang up the glov read news >>

UFC contender Demian Maia proud of lack of damage taken in recent fights

  • 6 days ago

UFC welterweight contender Demian Maia has absorbed just 13 significant strikes in his past four fights combined. That's a statistic he can take pride in, because the jiu-jitsu ace has always preache read news >>