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Vladimir Guerrero Arrested? Ex-MLB Star Reportedly Involved In Incident With Police After Disco Brawl

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Vladimir Guerrero of the Baltimore Orioles waves after getting his 2,587th career hit to become the all-time leader in hits by a Dominican-born player on September 26, 2011.
Vladimir Guerrero of the Baltimore Orioles waves after getting his 2,587th career hit to become the all-time leader in hits by a Dominican-born player on September 26, 2011.

According to various reports, former MLB all-star Vladimir Guerrero has run afoul of the law in the Dominican Republic. Per Dominican Today, there was an all-points bulletin issued for Guerrero on Tuesday due to an assault against a police officer and his involvement in a brawl at a nightclub.

A native of the Dominican Republic, the 37-year-old Guerrero is currently a free agent after spending the 2011 season with Baltimore Orioles. According to Rafael Rojas, who covers the Colorado Rockies for Purple Row, Guerrero is in police custody in Bani. Rojas has been tweeting updates about the situation in the Dominican that reportedly involved some sort of altercation with an officer, a disco brawl and a late-night chase.


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Noticias SIN Network in the DR is reporting Vladimir Guerrero has surrendered himself to police after being accused of assault to an officer

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There are unconfirmed reports of a person injured and several gunshots at the disco in which the incident between Vlad and police took place

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According to several reports out of the DR, Guerrero was involved in an all-night police chase after he assaulted a police car

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All throughout the night, the Dominican National Police exhorted Vlad publicly to surrender himself to authorities.

ESPN recently reported that Guerrero was working out in the Dominican Republic in hopes of signing with an MLB team for the 2012 season. Earlier during spring training, Guerrero's agent Fern Cuza told CBSSports.com that the 2004 American League MVP would consider playing in Japan if he did not receive any MLB interest.

UPDATE 1:18 P.M. EST: Vladimir Guerrero has surrendered to police in the Dominican Republic but has told The Associated press that he was not involved in any attack.

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