Redblacks receiver Greg Ellingson charged with failing to provide breath sample

Ottawa Police have confirmed that Ottawa Redblacks receiver Greg Ellingson has been charged with failing to provide a breath sample.

Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group say Ellingson failed to provide the sample into a roadside screening device Friday morning.

Police report that Ellingson was arrested just after 2:30am in the Carling Road and Kirkwood Ave area during a R.I.D.E. program.

OSEG says Ellingson will not be participating in team activities in the meantime.

The team and Ottawa Police say they will not be making any further comment.