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Wrestler Jeff Hardy

Begins 10 Day Jail Sentence

for Drug Conviction

10/4/2011 6:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Jeff Hardy Mugshot
Former wrestling star Jeff Hardy has checked into a North Carolina jail to serve his 10-day sentence stemming from a drug arrest back in 2009 ... TMZ has learned.

Hardy was arrested on Sept. 11, 2009 after cops say they found all sorts of drugs in his home -- including opium and cocaine.

Hardy struck a deal with prosecutors ... in which he agreed to plead guilty to two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of conspiracy to traffic in exchange for a 10 day jail sentence, 30 months of probation and a $100k fine.

34-year-old Hardy -- who took a brand new mug shot upon arrival to the jail -- was listed at 6'1" and 215 lbs.

Sources close to the wrestler tell us ... this weekend, Jeff was adamant that he wanted to get his jail stint over with ... so he decided to check in first thing Monday morning.

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My God Jeff Hardy looks like he has been on way too many drugs lately.I hope he uses this 10 days to dry up.

How can he be on probation and use drugs like he us..HIs face tells the whole story.

1117 days ago


LMAO at "Former Wrestling Star"...even TMZ knows that TNA doesn't count

1116 days ago


10 day's? what a waist of time, why even bother seriously

1116 days ago


Talk No Action(TNA) wrasslin could bring him back as Jeff "Jail Bait " Hardy!Team up with Matt and you have the Jail Bait Brothers!

1116 days ago


what did they do u jeff? wwe just throws them away, but he is still responsable. Man what happen to him.

1116 days ago


Former? He's still with TNA.

1116 days ago

ed harvey    

I was busted twice in 1978 for possession of more than 15 grams of pot. I served 90 days for each charge. They tore my great grandmothers house apart and never found anything. They didn't even say they were sorry. She was in her 70's at the time.

How could anybody be busted for such a wide variety and large a supply get away with 10 days.

I guess you get that kind of treatment when you can afford to pay $100,000 with one check.

As far as wrestling goes he needs to do a year of rehab at least before anyone should trust him enough to put him back in the ring. Listen to the wrestlers. No one wants him around. He puts their health and livelihood at risk.


1116 days ago

Edna Marshall    

Hang in there Mr. Jeff Hardy this will be oversoon and my you keep going and don't let this **** get to you,,, cause you are a better man.See you soon and i will be atchin for you,,PROUD OF YOU.

1116 days ago


sad both hardys got it for drug one in rehab one in jail,wor if matt will go to after rehab,,,how long will matts girl stay around,she did lead cops to his stash

1116 days ago


Yip! He ain't no Jeff Farmer, but who is? This guy needs to hang around more positive people like Richie Rouge, Tony the Spider, Bulldozer, Will Bill Ass, Chief Thunder Mountain, and Motley Cruz. Don't forget Hillbilly Jim - he was a man of the people. Boy! he was hung like a horse.

1115 days ago

pam bragg    

A ten day sentence is that a joke or what? Jeff needs to be in rehab.

Pam Bragg

1108 days ago


Jeff as entertained people for years.I believe his addiction stems from the amount of painkillers he took,following genuine wrestling injuries.
Stay clean Jeff & best wishes

1041 days ago


what a loser and what a mockery of the justice system..this junkie does 10 days in jail?? wowwwwww. if it was anyone else other then this jerkoff the person would have done 10 years...but this flying monkey who can do backflips off a ladder only does 10 days....get help u idiot

939 days ago
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