Vikings FB Felton arrested on suspicion of DWI

Minnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton has been arrested on

suspicion of driving while impaired and refusing to submit to a

chemical test.

Eden Prairie police say Felton was arrested Friday just before

midnight. A message left with police Saturday seeking additional

details wasn’t immediately returned.

Online court records show Felton was released from jail Saturday

after posting $12,000 bond. A court appearance is set for July


The Vikings say they’re aware of the situation and working to

gather more information.

Felton was drafted in 2008 by the Detroit Lions. The 25-year-old

signed with Minnesota as a free agent in March.

In a five-year career that also included seasons with Carolina

and Indianapolis, Felton has 42 carries for 136 yards. He also has

34 career receptions for 280 yards.