A hearing took place yesterday (January 18, 2023) regarding the June 13, 2022 arrest of former WWE Champion and current AEW star Jeff Hardy.
According to PWInsider, Hardy himself was not present at the pre-trial hearing but was represented by his attorney.
Next week, there are several depositions scheduled for police officers involved in the case.
There will then be a Case Management Conference on February 23.
Yesterday’s hearing had been pushed back four times. It was originally scheduled for July 2022, then for October, then for November 18, then for December 21, the finally took place on January 18, 2023.
Hardy was arrested at 9:54am on June 13 for three charges:
- Violating Restrictions Placed on Driving License
- Driving While License Cancelled/Suspended/Revoked
- DUI Alcohol/Drugs third offense within 10 years
Hardy’s two blood-alcohol tests after his arrest came in at 0.294 and 0.291. The legal limit in Florida is 0.08, which means Hardy was at 3.7 times the legal limit.
Hardy filed a written ‘not guilty’ plea on June 28.
Hardy was suspended by AEW following his arrest and has yet to return as this situation is still ongoing.
Recent comments from his brother Matt Hardy are positive and point to Jeff being in good condition.
We’ll continue to keep you posted with any further updates.
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