MEDIA
02/21/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Russell Rhodes, Tampa Fox Morning Anchor, Arrested Following Fight With Deputy

Fox 13 morning anchor Russell Rhodes was arrested last night and charged with obstructing or opposing an officer without violence after trying to run from an off-duty deputy in the Channelside garage , according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

At 10:15 p.m., an off-duty deputy at the Channelside parking garage, 810 Channelside Dr., saw Rhodes in his 2006 BMW 325i in the garage driving recklessly, according to Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office spokesman J. D. Callaway.

Rhodes "was attempting to reverse his vehicle into other traffic after passing the exit token machine," according to a criminal report affidavit.

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