Ex-WWE Star Arrested With Drugs Before SmackDown

PWInsider has reported that the former WWE developmental talent Danny “Inferno” Gimondo was arrested on 6/29 at 3:15 PM EST in Hernando County, Florida (Tampa area) and has been charged with DUI and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Scott Daring sent along that the arrest made the local Hernando Times newspaper website this week



Gimondo, was with WWE’s then-developmental talent Ohio Valley Wrestling from 2004 through 2006 as part of the Jersey Shore Crew. He continued wrestling through 2020 after his WWE release, mostly in the Northeast independent scene.  A torn ACL in OVW changed the course of his career.

Prior to his time in WWE developmental, he worked regularly as the Inferno Kid, including WWF enhancement matches, first debuting back in 1994.

Court records indicate Gimondo remains incarcerated in Hernando County with bond set at $10,000.

This comes just before tonight’s SmackDown.

The post-Money in the Bank edition of WWE SmackDown is scheduled to emanate live from Madison Square Garden in New York City this Friday.

WWE has announced two matches for the event, including a high-profile encounter for the United States Championship. Furthermore, the upcoming episode will feature the fallout from the recently concluded Money in the Bank.

The upcoming edition of Grayson Waller Effect will witness The Rated-R Superstar Edge grace the show with his presence. Meanwhile, Karrion Kross will go one-on-one against AJ Styles.

It has been also announced that Austin Theory will defend his United States Championship in a rematch against Sheamus on WWE SmackDown.

The Usos won The Bloodline Civil War at Money in the Bank, reigning supreme over Roman Reigns and Solo Sikoa.

Following that, the former Tag Team Champions announced that they will be putting The Tribal Chief on trial on the upcoming episode of WWE SmackDown.

Barry Russell
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