Report: Vlad Guerrero In Dominican Police Custody Following Brawl
Update – 9:54 A.M. - NBC Sports reports that Vladimir Guerrero is currently in police custody and is being charged with physical and verbal assault to an authority.
Original – 9:48 A.M. -According to Dominican Today, Dominican Republic police announced that they have issued an arrest warrant for former MLB All-Star Vladimir Guerrero.
The report states that Guerrero is wanted for allegedly showing aggression against a police major, and for starting a brawl at a local discotheque. A police spokesperson told the paper that several of Guerrero’s family members are being held currently for their alleged part in the brawl.
Guerrero, 37, failed to sign with a Major League team this winter after a one-year stint with the Baltimore Orioles. The former American League Most Valuable Player is originally from the Dominican Republic and was signed as an amateur at the age of 18.
Over the course of his 16-year-career he was a 10-time All-Star, and finished in the top-10 in MVP voting six times.