OU quarterback Baker Mayfield arrested in Arkansas

Posted at 11:35 AM, Feb 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-25 19:33:51-05

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was arrested in Arkansas early Saturday morning.

Mayfield was arrested on complaints of public intoxication, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and fleeing. Online records show Mayfield was booked into the Washington County Jail just after 8 a.m. on Saturday.

A police report stated that officers responded to an assault and battery report at about 2:30 a.m. According to the report, Mayfield said he tried to break up a fight that had occurred. Police said Mayfield yelled obscenities at officers when they tried to get a statement from him. 

Officers also reported that Mayfield had slurred speech, was covered in food and had a hard time walking.

2 Works for You sports anchor Cayden McFarland reacted to the arrest. Watch his take below:

The report also said that Mayfield had to be tackled by officers when he tried to run away. Officers caught up to him and placed him in handcuffs.

Mayfield was released after he posted bail.

Mayfield has finished in the top five of the Heisman voting in two straight seasons.

Read the arresting officer's notes on the arrest below:

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