Jordan's son ordered to pay $250 fine

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Marcus Jordan, a son of former NBA star Michael Jordan, pleaded no contest on Thursday for disturbing the peace during the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha, Neb., and was ordered to pay a $250 fine, the Omaha World-Herald reported.

Jordan, 21, entered his plea in Douglas County Court in Omaha after prosecutors dropped a charge of obstructing an officer.

According to World-Herald report, Jordan smiled after the hearing and posed for a photo with Court Clerk Lillie Bradford. He waved to the assembled media, but did not comment.

Jordan was listed as a guard on the University of Central Florida basketball team at the time of the July incident, but has since left the team. His lawyer said his departure was not related to the misdemeanor conviction.

Omaha police arrested Jordan on July 1 after being called to a hotel where there was a disturbance.

An off-duty police officer reported that Jordan was arguing with a woman outside the hotel and appeared to be intoxicated.

On Thursday, according to the World-Herald, Omaha city prosecutor Marty Conboy said video from a surveillance camera showed a very brief disturbance when the officer came between Jordan and the woman. Conboy said Jordan said he was unaware the person was an off-duty officer.

Jordan's lawyer, Steve Lefler, said Jordan went to the Omaha police station the next day to apologize.

Jordan was in Omaha for the trials to support high school friend Conor Dwyer and Dwyer's training partner, Ryan Lochte.

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