Vilma arrested, released on $6,500 bail

Updated: January 17, 2009, 6:49 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma was arrested in Miami for reckless driving and resisting arrest, according to Miami police.

Miami Dade County Jail spokeswoman Janelle Hall said Vilma was arrested Friday afternoon and released later that night on $6,500 bail.

A call to a team spokesman was not immediately returned.

"Clearly he's upset about being arrested and plans to fight it," Vilma's agent, Mitch Frankel, told The Associated Press. "There ...

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