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TNA World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle says his blood alcohol level was below the legal limit of Virginia when he was arrested for driving under the influence Saturday night.

TMZ obtained the Certificate of Blood Alcohol Analysis issued by the State of Virginia which shows Angle’s blood alcohol level was 0.06 at the time of his arrest. The legal limit in Virginia is 0.08.

Angle released a statement on the matter. “I did not believe my driving behavior was reckless or otherwise improper.”

He adds, “I fully cooperated with the officer who clearly recognized me while performing his standard procedures. Subsequent to the stop, I was asked to submit to a breathalyzer test and passed. I do not believe that I broke any laws and will be entering a plea of not guilty in response to any pending charges.”

NVDaily.com reported this morning that Virginia state police spokesman Sgt. F.L. “Les” Tyler received a third-party call of a vehicle headed eastbound on Interstate 66 that was swerving “all over the road.” Trooper C.R. Scally stopped the vehicle at 11:10 p.m. Saturday, which was occupied by Angle. He was arrested and susbequently transported to the Warren County Jail.

Regarding his erratic driving, Angle explains, “I was returning from an iMPACT Wrestling show in an unfamiliar place, late at night and was trying to find the exit for my hotel.”

  • Nicholas G

    The thing is TNA won’t fire Kurt Angle or Jeff Hardy. The only reason why they fire Matt Hardy is because he is not a big drawer any way. An that is all TNA cares about an if you believe anything else you are fooling yourself. The only thing TNA has been out for is them self an that is why nobody likes TNA. If it was WWE and Vince mac he would have no problem fire the Hardy and Kurt Angle. Heck he has already done it. These 3 guys just don’t get it an to me Kurt Angle is one I am disappointing in the most. Why because I use to think Angle live by the I’s but now it the 3 L’s which is lie all the time. I tell you if either one really wanted any help the could have gotten it long ago but they don’t want help. An the clock is ticking like I been saying. The only question is which won will be the first die. An if it either Kurt Angle or Jeff Hardy why under TNA contract TNA is going to be in a world of trouble. Remember what happen to the WWE for not dealing with the Chris Benoit problem an how it hurt the WWE. Well just think what will happen with a small company like TNA.

    Finally I don’t believe anything that comes out of Jeff Hardy or Kurt Angle anymore. To me these two are nothing more than a big problem for any wrestling company. I am still laughing at Kurt Angle wanting to go to the Olympic don’t think he would pass the piss test at this point.

  • tombstone1108

    Sorry Venom that was meant for cc.

  • tombstone1108

    ^ ^ ^ Ok everyone I warned you the Hardy bashers would be here talking abou the guy the are so sick of hearing about. LOL.

    I do agree they should fire Kurt just like they did Matt. They should also fire Jeff Hardy.

    Same punishmet for everyone.

    Funny how everyone thinks I am upset or something, Calm down LOL. Must be my facial expressions LOL.

  • venom

    Kurt did something to get pulled over. He was probably abusing pain pills again. Kurt didn’t randomly get pulled over for nothing. So he isn’t being framed.

  • CC

    Oh and @StudDog, nobody else has mentioned Hardy apart from you. Something tells me you need to calm down. Hardy was a douche for what he did, as is Angle. The only hypocrisy is with TNA and how they fire one guy, yet let his brother and this washed up twat keep their jobs.

  • CC

    Remember last time he was caught for DUI and claimed he was innocent and would fight it .. how did that turn out again?

    Simple fact is, while there are legal limits on drinking and driving, that doesnt mean they cannot prosecute you if you are under that limit if it has obviously impaired your ability to drive in a safe manner.
    He was pulled over for a reason, and it had fuck all to do with him being framed or having a conspiracy against him.

  • Jonny

    Honestly I would feel bad if this was a single situation, everyone screws up. That’s not really the case though, this has happened with Angle before and its one of those things that you can’t stop turning a blind eye to. Not saying he should not drink, I’m saying be smarter about it. These we’re in separate states of which I’m not familiar with the DUI laws so I can’t say much about it but in California these would be serious fines, suspension of your license for a period of time and jail time. Now I’m not going to mention the danger to other as well as himself, that’s a given but this is one of those he’s not learning his lesson situation. I mean I would only hope that the lesson starts sinking in because it will once someone gets hurt.

  • CM Mark

    @Ray
    Jesus man I’m LMFAO with you. That’s too good if it was true…lol.

  • Ray

    I keep envisioning him going to the Jarret house, them suckering him into a beer or two and then when he leaves? Calling the cops. Lmfao.

  • chris smith

    Hey I live here and where he was arrested at there is like no hotels that close. He was like 5 to 10 miles or even farther to the closet hotel.

  • StudDog

    Soon all the hypocrites will get here, You know, The ones who claim they are tired of hearing Matt Hardy’s name But then mention it on every other article. The ones who stay up late trying to think up new lame ass jokes about Matt.

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