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Jeff Hardy to plead guilty on drug charges


From the Associated Press & Charlotte Observer:

CARTHAGE - Jeff Hardy, a professional wrestler from Cameron who was arrested last year on drug charges, plans to plead guilty in court next month, according to the Moore County district attorney.

Moore County deputies raided Hardy's home in September 2009 after Fayetteville police received a tip about drug use there.

Lawmen found about 262 doses of Vicodin, a prescription painkiller, 180 Soma prescription pills, 55 milliliters of anabolic steroids, a residual amount of powder cocaine and drug paraphernalia. He faces several drug charges.

Hardy, 33, is the current world champion of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling on the Spike TV cable channel.

Nothing is said on if he is pleading out to lesser charges or they have finally made a deal on a guilty charge, so he may not get any Jail time .

The Fay Observer elaborated a little:

At a court appearance earlier this month, Hardy's lawyer, James Van Camp, told the judge his client intends to plead guilty at his hearing Jan.20, District Attorney Maureen Krueger said.

Krueger would not comment on whether Hardy would be offered a deal in exchange for his plea, or whether he would be able to avoid jail time.

Van Camp did not return numerous phone messages seeking comment.

Matt Hardy, seemingly deciding AP, Charlotte Observer, the Moore County DA, the dirtsheets, ummm...Jeff''s own lawyer and everyone else in the free world are once again out to tarnish the good names of the Hardy Boyz and are lying, has taken to his Twitter (what else?) to deny the story.

As a quick reminder to everyone, don't believe everything u read, there are several inaccurate facts floating around & the media loves them.  

How exactly TNA will deal with a reigning world champion who pleads guilty to drug charges remains to be seen.

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