Skip navigation
Favorites
Sign up to follow your favorites on all your devices.
Sign up

Vikings practice squader arrested for drunken driving

Minnesota Vikings Rookie Minicamp

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - MAY 16: Isame Faciane #73 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on during rookie minicamp on May 16, 2014 at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Getty Images

The Vikings haven’t had anyone arrested in quite some time, but that streak came to an end this week.

According to Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Vikings practice squad offensive lineman Isame Faciane was arrested for suspicion of drunken driving.

He faces three misdemeanor charges, including fourth-degree drunken driving, after he was spotted making an illegal U-turn across a median and driving the wrong way down a highway ramp.

“We are aware of the situation and will have further comment at the appropriate time,” the Vikings said in the most statementy statement ever.

The 25-year-old Faciane is in his third year on the Vikings practice squad, and has never played in a regular-season game. The former defensive tackle from Florida International was converted to offense.

It’s the first reported arrest for the Vikings since December 2014, an impressive streak for a team which used to be the league leader in that category.