Adrian Peterson of Vikings Cleared of Resisting Arrest Charge
Prosecutors in the Adrian Peterson, 27, resisting arrest case have dismissed the charges after they determined that there wasn’t sufficient evidence to to prove he shoved an off-duty cop at a Houston bar in July.
Originally we reported that the NFL star, was at a Houston nightclub known as “Bayou Place,” when he allegedly shoved a security officer.
The officer ask Peterson and the people with him to leave because the club was closing. Peterson…who was said to be “drunk,” became angry and shoved the officer. He was arrested and taken into custody.
Rusty Hardin…attorney for the Vikings running back is reporting that it was determined after that based on Peterson’s grand jury testimony…There was not sufficient evidence to proceed with the case.
Shortly after Peterson was informed of the court ruling…he sent a text message to an ESPN reporter…Josina Anderson which said… “They dropped the charges. Thank God.”
Peterson has maintained his innocence from day one.
Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is active for the Vikings’ Week 13 match up against the Buffalo Bills. Peterson was injured during the second quarter against the Washington Redskins Week 12.