Adrian Peterson, a running back for the Minnesota Vikings, was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with resisting arrest. The incident occurred at a nightclub in Houston, where Peterson was attending a party. Witnesses say that Peterson became involved in an argument with another patron and then resisted when police tried to intervene.
He was eventually subdued by officers and taken into custody. This is not the first time that Peterson has been in trouble with the law; he was previously arrested on suspicion of DUI in 2012.
Why Did Adrian Peterson Get Arrested?
Adrian Peterson, a running back for the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings, was arrested early Saturday morning in Houston on a charge of resisting arrest.According to the police report, officers were dispatched to a nightclub in downtown Houston at 2:03 a.m. in reference to an intoxicated person. When they arrived, they found Peterson inside the club and tried to escort him out.
Peterson allegedly pushed one of the officers and then refused to walk with them when they attempted to put him in handcuffs. He was eventually handcuffed and taken into custody without further incident. He was released on $1,000 bond later that morning and is scheduled to appear in court on Monday.
While it’s unclear what exactly led up to Peterson’s arrest, it appears that he was intoxicated and resisted arrest when police tried to take him into custody.
What Did Ap Do to His Son?
In May of 2016, AP, the father of a five-year-old son, was found guilty of child abuse and sentenced to four years in prison. The boy had been beaten with a belt and suffered bruises all over his body. AP had also burned his son with cigarettes.
How Much Did Adrian Peterson Make in the Nfl?
Adrian Peterson is a running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Vikings seventh overall in the 2007 NFL Draft. Since then, he has been selected to six Pro Bowls and was named the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2007.
He has also been selected as a first-team All-Pro four times and led the league in rushing yards three times. In 2013, Peterson became embroiled in a child abuse scandal involving his 4-year old son. As a result, he was suspended for the final 15 games of that season.
However, he returned to play all 16 games in 2014 and rushed for 1,485 yards, earning him second-team All-Pro honors. Peterson’s career total of 11,747 rushing yards ranks sixth all time in NFL history, and his 103 rushing touchdowns are tied for tenth place. In addition to his on-field success, Peterson is one of only seven players ever to be named NFL MVP and Offensive Player of the Year in the same season (2012).
He has also been given two Bert Bell Awards (most valuable player) and two AP Comeback Player of the Year Awards (2011 & 2012). In terms of salary, Adrian Peterson made $36 million over his first six seasons in the NFL (2007-2012), which averaged out to $6 million per year. His base salary increased to $11.75 million for 2013 following his selection to the 2012 All-Pro team, but he did not receive any additional money because he was suspended for most of that season.
In 2014, he signed a new contract with the Vikings worth $42 million over three years ($14 million per year), with $20 million guaranteed.
How Did Adrian Peterson Do Today
In his return to the field after missing last season with a knee injury, Adrian Peterson looked like his old self today. He rushed for 134 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries, leading the Minnesota Vikings to a 34-14 victory over the Detroit Lions.
It was an impressive performance by Peterson, who showed no signs of rust or hesitation in his first game back.
He looked fast, powerful and confident as he ran through and around the Lions defense all afternoon. This is great news for the Vikings and their fans, as they hope to contend for a playoff spot this season. With Peterson running like he did today, they have a good chance to do just that.
On September 12, Adrian Peterson, running back for the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings, was arrested and indicted on charges of child abuse. Peterson allegedly used a branch, or switch, to spank his 4-year-old son as a form of discipline. The child sustained cuts and bruises on his legs, buttocks, and scrotum.
Peterson turned himself in to authorities in Montgomery County, Texas, where he was arraigned and then released on $15,000 bond. If convicted of child abuse, Peterson faces up to 2 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. He has been placed on the commissioner’s exempt list by the NFL pending the resolution of his legal case.