Oklahoma football: Baker Mayfield arrested for public intoxication, resisting arrest

Baker Mayfield was arrested following an altercation with Fayetteville, Arkansas, police early Saturday morning.

The Oklahoma quarterback was arrested on complaints of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, fleeing and resisting arrest. Mayfield was released on bond at 11:23 a.m. Saturday.

A Fayetteville police officer was flagged down to take an assault and battery report at 2:29 a.m. The party who got the officer’s attention was yelling at Mayfield, according to a police report.

While the officer was trying to meet with the party involved, Mayfield yelled profanities and was intoxicated, according to the report. Mayfield had slurred speech, food on his shirt and had a difficult time walking down stairs, the report stated.

Mayfield was asked to meet with the officer, but he refused and walked away, the report said. After ignoring repeated commands, Mayfield sprinted from the officer who later tackled him to the ground.

The report said Mayfield would not cooperate and kept his arms tightly locked. An officer was able to handcuff Mayfield and he was transported to the Washington County Detention Facility.

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