Monday, September 06, 2010

Neidhart arrested on drug charges in Florida

Jim Neidhart with Bret Hart
Former WWE star Jim Neidhart was arrested  on multiple drug charges in Tampa on Sunday.

Neidhart, 55,  was charged with possession of 95 OxyContin pills, 28 Methadone pills, two counts of possession of controlled substances with intent to distribute, two counts of trafficking in illegal drugs, 1 count of burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and one count of grand theft thrid degree. He is currently being held without bond.

Neidhart was a major star for the then-World Wrestling Federation in the 1980s and into the 90s as Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart. Most notably, he was a two-time WWF Tag Team Champion with his then brother in law Bret Hart as part of the original Hart Foundation. Neidhart is also the father of current WWE Diva Natalya.

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