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Jay Gruden's Son Jack Arrested on Drunk in Public Charge; Mugshot Released

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured ColumnistFebruary 11, 2019

NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 22:  Washington Redskins helmets sit on the sideline during a game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on December 22, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
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The son of Washington head coach Jay Gruden and nephew of Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden was reportedly arrested Saturday morning.

Per A.J. Perez of USA Today, Jack Gruden, a video assistant for Washington, was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public. The Loudoun County (Virginia) Sheriff's Office said that following an argument Gruden "walked after the other male to continue the confrontation" and "was later involved in two additional confrontations with customers in the area."

The incidents occurred at a shopping and dining area in Ashburn, Virginia, near the team's headquarters.

NBC4 shared Gruden's mugshot:

NBC4 Sports @NBC4Sports

BREAKING: Jack Gruden, son of #Redskins head coach Jay Gruden, and a video asst with the team, arrested early Saturday morning at One Loudoun in Ashburn. Charged with being drunk in public after multiple confrontations. Awaiting statement from team. More on News4 at 4,5 and 6 https://t.co/wdkVY9zVhi

"We are aware of the arrest of Jack Gruden," Washington spokesperson Tony Wyllie said, per Perez. "We are gathering more information and will not comment until we have further details."

Perez noted Gruden was booked and released and is set to appear in court March 21.

The 22-year-old Gruden was a volunteer with Washington before he became a video assistant.

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