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Adrian Peterson

Charges DROPPED

in Cop-Shoving Case

11/13/2012 12:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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NFL superstar Adrian Peterson claims he's officially off the hook for resisting arrest ... after prosecutors decided there wasn't enough evidence to prove he shoved an off-duty cop at a Houston bar this summer.

As we previously reported, AP was arrested on July 7 after he allegedly got hostile and physical with an off-duty police officer who was trying to escort the seemingly hammered NFL star out of the bar.

Now, Peterson's lawyer is telling the media the Vikings running back testified before a grand jury today, which found there was not sufficient evidence to pursue the case against him.

After getting the news, Peterson texted an ESPN reporter, "They dropped the charges. Thank God.”

Peterson has always maintained he did nothing wrong that night -- telling reporters, "I'm 200% innocent."
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Butters_Creamy_Goo    

First

653 days ago
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Phishie from Philly    

The cops must have really screwed up! Good for Adrian.
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Phishie from Philly

653 days ago
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KnuckleDragger    

When told that one can only have 100% of anything Peterson remarked, "Hey, I plays feetball...I doesn't needs to know maf!

653 days ago
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amazerman    

There were too many lies. The bar owner said he was there for 5 hours, drunk and hostile.... Really? The video showed he was there for 45 minutes.

653 days ago
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Kaaka    

This was BS from the start , AP is a decent human being.We are in a time where LYING ass clowns who hide behind a badge will get expose thanks to video be it by phone or otherwise.

653 days ago
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diane    

He ismguilty

653 days ago
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DopeLikeCoke    

I think the judge just saw the amazing season AP is having and decided to drop the charges.

653 days ago
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TheOtherSpin.com    

The NFL has Problems
http://www.theotherspin.com/2012/11/04/whats-wrong-with-the-nfl/

653 days ago
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Johnny    

I don't understand this...In my country an off-duty cop is a civilian! He has the authority only while on duty. American cops have waaay too much power for a sane democracy!

653 days ago
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kevin    

Peterson is a great north to south runner.. he doesnt need many moves he has amazing break out speed. To bad he plays on the Vikings though.. they suck.

653 days ago
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Jordan    

If Peterson was having a bad season the charges would stick, but since he is having a great season the charges were dropped?

653 days ago
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karenjj    

Another OJ in the making. These thugs get away with murder - literally.

653 days ago
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UZURBRAIN    

Good for him

652 days ago
14.

Justin     

He just keeps winning

652 days ago

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