Wrestling News World is able to confirm through information obtained from the Hillsborough County Sherriff's Office out of Tampa, Florida that Santino Marella (real name Anthony Carelli) was arrested at 2:57 AM Eastern this morning on charges of Driving Under the Influence. According to the arrest report, Marella was booked at 4:36 AM Eastern and is currently being held in a Hillsborough County jail on $500 bond.
Marella was arrested on 6301 West Shore Boulevard in Tampa. His blood alcohol level was deemed to be at .061 and .062 (both levels were included under the 'Remarks' section of the arrest report). The legal BAC limit for the state of Florida is .08.
Wrestling News World has obtained his mugshot which you can view at this link.
Richard Reacts: We are currently awaiting a statement from WWE on the arrest. Be sure to note that according to the arrest report, Marella was not over the BAC legal limit of .08.
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