Adrian Peterson Arrested at LAX For Alleged Domestic Violence

By City News Service
City News Service
City News Service
February 14, 2022 Updated: February 14, 2022

LOS ANGELES—Adrian Peterson, former NFL MVP and current free agent, was arrested Feb. 13 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) after an alleged domestic violence incident on board a jet.

The incident prompted a departing flight to return to LAX, according to ABC7 News.

About 8:30 a.m., Los Angeles Airport police responded to the plane that had left for Houston, the station reported.

The problem was an alleged verbal and physical altercation between a man and a woman, according to a statement released by the airport police and cited by ABC7.

Peterson, 36, was taken into custody and booked at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Division for alleged corporal injury of a spouse.

Peterson posted $50,000 bail and was released shortly before 12:30 p.m, according to jail records.

His wife continued on the flight to Houston.