Redblacks WR Greg Ellingson charged with failing to give a breath sample
Greg Ellingson will not participate in team activities until further notice
Ottawa Redblacks wide receiver Greg Ellingson has been charged with failing to provide a breath sample.
Ottawa police said the athlete was arrested at 2:37 a.m. Friday near Kirkwood and Carling avenues while officers were conducting a RIDE program.
Ellingson will not be participating in team activities until further notice, the CFL team said in a press release.
The Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group and the Ottawa Redblacks said they are looking into the incident.
The 29-year-old from Florida just finished his fourth season in Ottawa with a loss in Sunday's Grey Cup.
He was named a league all-star in 2017.