According to Ironton Tribune, Robert Szatkowski (WWE and ECW Champion Rob Van Dam) and Terry Brunk (Sabu) were arrested by the Ohio State Highway Patrol last night for drug possession.
The car, driven by RVD on the way from last night’s ECW house show to tonight’s RAW/SD supershow taping, was stopped for speeding, the cops smelled marijuana and searched the car.
The search found 18 grams of marijuana andfive Vicodin prescription pain pills in RVD’s possession. Sabu was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and had nine unidentified pills that the police labeled controlled substances. Both men posted bond and were released, scheduled to appear in court on Thursday at 10am. RVD is scheduled to defend his titles at tomorrow night’s ECW TV event in Philadelphia against Edge.
WWE.com is reporting the following:
“In the wake of being faced with five violations, including drug possession, by the Ohio State Highway Patrol, WWE.com reports that Rob Van Dam and Sabu arrived at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia at 1:30 p.m. today and immediately went into a meeting with Vice President of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis.
“Following the meeting, Mr. Laurinaitis told WWE.com that Rob Van Dam and Sabu will be eligible to compete tonight on RAW and tomorrow night at ECW on Sci Fi while an ongoing investigation is being conducted by World Wrestling Entertainment. The two men will be appearing in court Thursday morning at Ironton Municipal Court.”
The full WWE.com story can be found here.
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