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Police: Adrian Peterson Arrested In Houston [MN Vikings running back]
CBS ^ | July 7, 2012 12:36 PM | unattributed

Posted on 07/07/2012 1:17:54 PM PDT by Hunton Peck

A Houston Police Department spokesperson said Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was arrested early Saturday morning for resisting arrest, according to CBS-affiliate KHOU.

Peterson was arrested at 2:30 a.m. Saturday after being at a nightclub in downtown Houston, police say.

Peterson, who is from Palestine, Texas, remains in a Houston jail on a $1,000 bond, according to information on the Houston Police Department website.

Team spokesman Bob Hagan said Saturday that the Vikings “are aware of the situation and are gathering more information.”

Check back with WCCO.com for more on this developing story.


TOPICS: Local News; Society; Sports
KEYWORDS: adrianpeterson; houston; minnesota; resistingarrest; resitingarrest; texas; vikings
Arrested for resisting arrest. Seems like a bit of a chicken/egg quandary...
1 posted on 07/07/2012 1:18:06 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck

Hope it is not something of an unseemly nature. Always had the impression he was a good guy and good example for the kids. Hopefully it was a stack of unpaid parking tickets.


2 posted on 07/07/2012 1:25:25 PM PDT by cornfedcowboy (Trust in God, but empty the clip.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Revolting cat!; JoeProBono
Adrian Peterson was arrested early Saturday morning for resisting arrest

"That doesn't make any sense..."

3 posted on 07/07/2012 1:30:33 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: a fool in paradise

If only AP had volunteered to be arrested, he would not have been arrested for resisting arrest.


4 posted on 07/07/2012 1:35:42 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Hunton Peck

Yet another reason why I’m not keeping him on my fantasy football keeper team.


5 posted on 07/07/2012 1:38:59 PM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (This tagline for rent. Contact GeorgiaDawg32 for pricing and excellent financing options.)
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To: a fool in paradise

It’s a recursive arrest.


6 posted on 07/07/2012 1:46:06 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Hunton Peck

Probably tried to run from a drunk in public situation.


7 posted on 07/07/2012 1:55:27 PM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: Hunton Peck

TMZ reporting he shoved an off-duty police officer. Obviously a Napolean Bonaparte.

http://www.tmz.com/2012/07/07/adrian-peterson-arrested-houston/


8 posted on 07/07/2012 1:59:05 PM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: Hunton Peck

If Obama had a running back...


9 posted on 07/07/2012 2:07:16 PM PDT by sagar
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To: wolfman23601

So now bouncers can make arrests? Plus it sounded like the place was full of other drunks, I mean cops.


10 posted on 07/07/2012 2:08:31 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: shelterguy

Nothing good happens after 2:30 am.


11 posted on 07/07/2012 2:12:35 PM PDT by heye2monn
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To: shelterguy

I wonder if the “off duty” cop’s id themselfs as cops???


12 posted on 07/07/2012 2:12:55 PM PDT by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: Hunton Peck

Uh.....”remains in jail on a 1000 dollar bond”?????? really? REALLY???? 1000 dollars? He doesn’t have 100 bux? That’s....curious. :-/


13 posted on 07/07/2012 2:19:16 PM PDT by Sporke (USS Iowa BB-61)
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To: heye2monn

After 2:30 am is when most of the interesting/entertaining stuff happens.


14 posted on 07/07/2012 2:33:06 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Sporke

In its own way, that’s even weirder than the pre-emptive resistance thing.


15 posted on 07/07/2012 2:41:41 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (The patient is bleeding to death! Apply more leeches!)
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To: Hunton Peck

Nothing good happens at 2:30AM out in the streets.


16 posted on 07/07/2012 2:48:14 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: fortheDeclaration; heye2monn; Farmer Dean

“Nothing good happens at 2:30AM out in the streets.”-—>True.

“Nothing good happens after 2:30 am.”-—>No no no no NOT true.”

(Why just last night...um...ahh, never mind...)


17 posted on 07/07/2012 2:59:15 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Fightin Whitey

Like a departed friend of mine used to say,”No matter where you are in the world,day or night,there’s always something to do.Sometimes you have to be pretty sick to do it...”


18 posted on 07/07/2012 4:34:13 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Hunton Peck

“the Vikings “are aware of the situation and are gathering more information.”

And gathering more bail money too.


19 posted on 07/07/2012 5:02:18 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Fightin Whitey

That is why I put in ‘in the streets’ :>


20 posted on 07/07/2012 5:44:56 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Hunton Peck

Shoved an off duty cop working at bar the second time he told AP it was closing time & he had to leave. Squared off against the other off duty officers who came to their buddy’s aid. Stupid move on AP’s part. Just get up, leave quietly, and head for the Waffle House. AP rehab’ing from knee surgery. Any chance he is full of ‘roids to speed the recovery? Remember this is the overpaid knothead who says playing in the NFL is akin to slavery. Moron.


21 posted on 07/07/2012 5:52:46 PM PDT by twister881
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The following has been added to the story by now. There's also audio of what I think is a sports-talk radio interview with one Jerome Solomon, a columnist for the Houston Chronicle or TMZ:
According to Jerome Solomon, the Houston Chronicle columnist who broke the story, Peterson was out with his girlfriend and family at the nightclub, when police arrived, telling everyone to get out.

Peterson wanted to get a drink of water first, according to Solomon, and an officer told him to leave. Peterson tried to leave and was walking out with a bouncer, when the officer allegedly jumped him from behind. Others officers joined in the effort.

“Either came from out of the blue, as if Adrian was trying to get away from something, or in the back and forth of the wording, the police officer decided, ‘I’m going to arrest the guy because I don’t like what he said,’” Solomon said.

Sources close to WCCO sports’ Mike Max say that Peterson was not physical, and he is upset with how he was treated by one officer in particular.

Solomon said the officer was probably not on duty, but hired by the club for security. He said that is a common practice there.

He also said there is surveillance tape of the incident. “My guess is that the police are going to say, ‘We told him to stop, and he didn’t, so we took him down,’” he said.

Peterson will remain in Houston for the next couple of days to meet with his lawyers. They are interested in talking to specific witnesses as soon as Sunday.

Solomon says white people probably haven't heard of being arrested for resisting arrest, implying that minorities are familiar with the concept.

The bit about AP still being in jail on $1000 bail is still in the article as of this posting.

22 posted on 07/07/2012 5:55:16 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (The patient is bleeding to death! Apply more leeches!)
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To: markman46

Unless things have changed since I moved, Houston cops in uniform can work as security in clubs. It actually worked well back when I was there. You didn’t start trouble in these clubs or you were charged with assaulting a police officer. Also, they called their on duty buddies who swarmed in a hurry. There weren’t many problems in the clubs that employed them


23 posted on 07/07/2012 6:11:11 PM PDT by Figment
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To: fortheDeclaration

Right on...as opposed to, say, “between the sheets”

lol


24 posted on 07/07/2012 6:26:54 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Hunton Peck
Solomon says white people probably haven't heard of being arrested for resisting arrest, implying that minorities are familiar with the concept.

What a moron........

More WHITE people have been arrested for resisting arrest than black people.

Dipstick racist!!

25 posted on 07/07/2012 6:31:39 PM PDT by Osage Orange (8675309)
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To: Figment

interesting... if they were in uni’s then you would know by looking


26 posted on 07/07/2012 9:11:16 PM PDT by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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