Former WWE wrestler and present AEW star Jeff Hardy pleaded no contest to a DUI offense earlier this week.
The plea avoids any act of contrition, nevertheless it permits Hardy to keep away from jail time. He was credited with 38 days of time served.
One half of the Hardy Boyz duo, his driver’s license can be suspended for a decade, in response to Wrestling Observer.
Hardy was arrested June 28 in Florida, the place he was charged with one depend of driving beneath the affect, one depend of driving with a suspended license and one other depend of driving whereas his license was restricted. He initially pleaded not responsible and confronted 5 years in jail. It was his third DUI arrest within the final 10 years, which is a third-degree felony.
Hardy can pay $4,586 in fines and serve two years probation. He can be required to attend a rehab program.
AEW suspended Hardy after his arrest, and it introduced he would solely return “upon efficiently finishing therapy and sustaining his sobriety.”
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Florida Highway Patrol arrested Hardy in Volusia County on Interstate 4. Police mentioned Hardy was “swerving everywhere in the roadway, failing to take care of (his) lane, and operating off the roadway …”
Police mentioned Hardy admitted to ingesting earlier within the day. Hardy agreed to 2 Breathalyzer readings and blew an 0.294 and an 0.291. The authorized restrict in Florida is 0.08.
He was let go after a stint with WWE in 2021. By the start of 2022, Hardy was performing together with his brother Matt for AEW.
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