Walter Jones who played the role of Zack Taylor (The Black Power Ranger) on “The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” television show, was arrested for DUI over the weekend. Read more on Walter Jones’ arrest below.
Walter Jones was arrested in Alabama over the weekend at around 4 AM Sunday morning by State Troopers. The Black Power Ranger was booked into a local jail.
Police said Jones was placed under arrest without incident. He met bail and was released.
Here’s a bit of info on the Black Ranger, Walter Jones from the Anime convention:
Walter E Jones was raised on the west side of Detroit Michigan. Growing up in a low-income single parent home was just one of the many obstacles that Walter would beat. Provided with love and strong family values, Walter over came the drugs and violence of the neighborhood; has defied all odds of an oppressed environment and developed a talented and successful presence in the entertainment industry. He is truly a compassionate person and it’s easy to see and feel his enormous zest for life. With a vibrant grin Walter says” I love to make people smile. When they smile I smile”.
Walter’s training has developed him into a “triple- threat”. He has proven himself successful as an Actor, Dancer and Singer. Walter is Internationally known for his creation of the Character Zach The Black Ranger from the Children’s Action Adventure Phenomenon “The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. He has been featured as a Series Regular or Guest star in over 150 episodes of various shows and has been featured in 7 films. Some of his credits include: The Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning police drama “The Shield” and the top rated series drama “CSI”. Walter works regularly as a Voice Actor lending his voice to radio television and film. Walter’s dance credits prove to be equally as impressive. He has been trained in Salsa, Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Modern, and Tap. Walter has worked as a Teacher and a Choreographer and has shared his love for dance both in the United States and abroad. He was chosen as one of fifty dancers to represent the United States in the 1992 Olympic Closing Ceremonies in Barcelona, and has traveled much of the world as a dancer and singer for Princess Cruise lines.
In the Salsa World Walter made his presence known as he captured the Title of the Mayan World 2004 Champion. He has been a Salsa Instructor in some of the most prestigious Salsa Clubs in Los Angeles including the world famous Conga Room, The Mayan, the Rumba Room, Stevens Steak house, and the popular Mama Juana’s. He can be seen showcasing his talents on ESPN’S First Annual World Salsa Competition. Walter’s belief is “To teach someone too dance is to give them a gift that last a lifetime”. Walter has shared this gift with some of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities. Some of the Celebrities include: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Van Diesel, Jada Pinkett Smith, Eric LaSalle, Sheila E, Mario Van Peoples, Tia Texada, Jacob Vargas and Essence Atkins.
Walter resides in Los Angeles, California and spends his free time Salsa Dancing, Camping, Scuba diving, Snowboarding, and Traveling. Walter Emanuel Jones is the new generation of Entertainer, Teacher, and Action Adventurer.
Here’s a video of Walter Jones as Zack Taylor in the Mighty Morphin power rangers:
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