Ex-Vikings great Eller arrested

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According to reports from WCCO-TV in Minneapolis former Vikings great Carl Eller has been arrested.

Eller was involved in an “alcohol-related driving offense” and assaulted two police officers in north Minneapolis early Wednesday, police spokesman Sgt. Jesse Garcia said. Officers attempted to pull Eller over but he kept driving for a few blocks.

Once the officers got Eller pulled over he refused to a alcohol consumption test and a minor scuffle ensued it is being reported.

The 2004 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee was arrested in Golden Valley in 2006 and charged with driving under the influence. A State Trooper said Eller was going 97 in a 55 mile per hour zone and changing lanes without signaling.

He later pleaded guilty to fourth-degree drunken driving, a misdemeanor.


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