Jeff Hardy has once again been arrested for driving under the influence after leaving a local Dave & Busters. The Charismatic Enigma was booked in Volusia County, Florida for his third DUI offense within ten years. Jeff could be facing some stiff penalties for his repeated offenses.
According to Florida criminal statutes, special laws are in place for multiple DUI offenders. A third DUI conviction within ten years is considered a felony in the state. Depending on the circumstances and facts of Jeff Hardy’s most recent case, he could be doing some time behind bars.
If a person is convicted of a third DUI within ten years in Florida, a judge is required to impose several penalties. These include mandatory jail time, several years of probation, and a lengthy driver’s license suspension.
“- Minimum thirty days in jail, but up to five years in prison.
– Up to five years of reporting probation.
– Minimum ten-year driver’s license revocation.
– Up to $5,000 in fines.
– Ninety-day impoundment or immobilization of all vehicles owned by the driver.
-Mandatory placement of an ignition interlock device upon all vehicles owned, used, or routinely operated by the convicted driver for not less than two years.
-50 hours of community service.
-Completion of a twenty-one (21) hour DUI Substance Abuse Course.
-Completion of a psychosocial evaluation to determine if Substance Abuse Treatment is required.
-Completion of any recommended substance abuse treatment.”
Depending on Jeff Hardy’s blood alcohol level and other factors, additional penalties could be imposed by a judge. This arrest is the latest in a series of personal and legal issues for Hardy. Sadly, Jeff is facing some serious consequences and AEW will have to think long and hard about his future with the company.
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