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Published July 07, 2012, 05:47 PM

Adrian Peterson is arrested for resisting arrest

Houston, TX (WDAY TV) -- The Vikings have had their share of problems with the law in recent years, but today's news still comes as a huge surprise.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Houston, TX (WDAY TV) -- The Vikings have had their share of problems with the law in recent years, but today's news still comes as a huge surprise.

Houston Police arrested Adrian Peterson in the early hours this morning for resisting arrest.

The all-pro runningback spent the night in jail and was released after posting a 1-thousand dollar bond.

Our affiliate in Houston KTRK-TV reports that police were clearing out an entertainment complex, Peterson didn't leave and shoved an off-duty police officer. Peterson was told he was under arrest. He resisted and 3 officers had to assist in getting handcuffs on him. The Vikings responded the way they typically do in these instances, Saying they're aware of the situation and are gathering more information.

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