Report: Vilma became belligerent

Updated: January 17, 2009, 1:17 AM ET
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New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma was arrested Friday afternoon in Miami after a traffic stop, according to WSVN-TV in Miami.

Vilma was speeding in and out of traffic and ran a red light, according to the police report.

Police say Vilma became belligerent with officers and was arrested and booked on reckless driving and resisting arrest.

Saints spokesman Greg Bensel said the team is aware of the incident.

Bensel said alcohol was not involved and that Vilma has been released from custody.