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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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