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Vladimir Guerrero

Arrested, Accused of Attacking

Cop In Nightclub Brawl

4/11/2012 7:13 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

Vladimir Guerrero has been arrested in the Dominican Republic
Former MLB MVP Vladimir Guerrero has been arrested in the Dominican Republic after allegedly attacking a police officer during a brawl inside a nightclub ... allegations the baseball player strongly denies.

According to local authorities, Guerrero surrendered to police this morning ... following a massive fight at a nightclub in which Vlad “physically attacked” a cop named Renato Pena Rojas.

Guerrero denies the allegations ... and has released a statement saying, “At no time did I attack anyone, nor was I fleeing. I presented myself at the jail last night after the complaint from the disco, and this morning first thing I went to the police that are handling the case.”

37-year-old Guerrero -- who's from the D.R. -- is currently unemployed. He last played with the Baltimore Orioles in 2011.

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First Beotch

892 days ago

M.D. Jason     

No one is above the law,” the official said. “Guerrero and the others will be charged for the incident which left one injured. Nightclub Brawl: Vladimir Guerrero Arrested http://usspost.com/nightclub-brawl-vladimir-guerrero-arrested-73561/

892 days ago


He's in the D.R. now. Who gives a flying f*** what he does??

892 days ago


I truly wish MLB would stop getting so many of their players from the DR...whats wrong with developing good old USA born minority players? Too much money and baseball youth factories have been poured into that Island---and far too many of the players coming from there are cheaters, ungrateful, and make fun of our Country--nary a one of them becomes a resident here and they send most of their money home, and too many still cant speak our language fluently...its all disrespectful. I say get our own players from this Country, or if you must get players from Latin America--concentrate on Cubans--they'd at least appreciate the opportunity and return the respect.

If Guerrero is so innocent whats he even doing in a night club that would draw the type that would break into an all out brawl and strike policemen? Vlad's just another in a long list of disgraces from that place. And please, no more DR flags in our faces at All Star games...Sammy Sosa is now an Ambassador of Business for that Country--that shows you how their government thinks.

892 days ago


How can he be unemployed? He's like one of the best players not so long ago.

892 days ago


The police officer wich allegaly wa attacked wa drunk

892 days ago


Not breaking news, read it yesterday on Canadian site.

892 days ago


The charges were dropped this morning because the police officer was drunk at the time of incident this according to Dominican news.
And to the guy that says that why MLB is importing so many player from D.R. it’s because they are superior ball players it show how much you know about baseball..

892 days ago


I haven't used the word "disco" since the 70's. Lol!

892 days ago


he is allready clear of any wrong doing... check againg ...please.
the police officer who stop him was drunk...thanks again... i correct the info

892 days ago


To the very ignorant and bigot person that is hating on Dominican players, why dont you get off your b*tt and show them how good YOU can play baseball. Also, that police officer was trying to create a situation in order to extort Vladimir, he has been a role model and has given a lot back to the community, and he was at that night club because his family owns the place, and even if they didnt, isnt he allow to have a good time at a public place like anybody else? Also, since it is SOO bad that Dominicans abroad send money back to their families, I can only wish you never find yourself in need of help or support from your family. It's because of people like you that the WORLD hates Americans. (North American's that is).

892 days ago

Gem Alvarez    

Vladimir Guerrero received an apology this morning from the Police in Dominican Republic for wrongfully accusing him. WHERE IS THAT BREAKING NEWS!!!!!

892 days ago

peter fenton    

Say what you want. money talks. They are all over paid ganster types, just look at their Tatoo's. Gang all the way..

891 days ago


Domincian police official issued an apology. He was worngly accused and the police officer he "attacked" was proven to be intoxicated at the time. Why not publish a follow up???

891 days ago

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