Breaking News: Kid Kash Arrested
By Ryan Clark | December 23, 2009
The arrest happened yesterday, where Cash was arrested on four counts of identity theft, two counts of forgery under $500 and four counts of theft of property under $500.
The Times says that Cash, age 40, is currently being held in the Washington County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Washington County General Sessions Court on January 4. Cash is charged for using the credit card of "a female acquaintance", but Cash states that he had permission to use the card.
Here is their article: KINGSPORT — Professional wrestler David "Kid" Cash, whose career includes stints in the WWE, ECW and TNA has been arrested in Johnson City on charges of identity theft, forgery and theft of property. Johnson City Police arrested the 40-year-old Cash on Tuesday and charged him with four counts of identity theft, two counts of forgery under $500 and four counts of theft of property under $500. The identity theft and forgery charges are felonies while the remaining theft charges are misdemeanors. Cash, who resides in Johnson City, is currently being held in the Washington County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Washington County General Sessions Court on January 4. Cash was initially being held on a $46,000 bond, but the bond was lowered after a video conference hearing on Wednesday. Investigator Thomas Dillard said the arrest stems from Cash using the credit card of a female acquaintance of his on four separate occasions without permission. Dillard said he used the credit card twice at an Appco convenience store, once at a car wash and once at a White's grocery store. The charges totaled less than $100. Cash, who had the credit card with him at the time of his arrest, admitted using the card and told investigators he had permission from the woman to use the card. Dillard said Cash and the woman did not live together. Cash lives in Johnson City and hails from Waynesboro, Va., about 20 miles west of Charlottesville. He began his wrestling career in 1990, was trained by Ricky Morton and Tim Horner and is best known as Kid Kash in ECW and the WWE. During his four-year run in ECW, Cash won the ECW World Television Championship from Rhino in August 2000. About four months later, Rhino regained the title from Cash. Beginning in 2002 Cash had a three-year run in TNA, winning the X-Division Championship from Sonny Siaki in February 2003. Cash was released from the company in April 2005 after making inflammatory remarks on Wrestling News Live where he said he wanted out of the company due to his misusage. Cash debuted in the WWE in June 2005, won the WWE Cruiserweight Title and teamed with Jamie Knoble for a while as the "Pit Bulls." The WWE released Cash in September 2007. Since then Cash has wrestled in several independent federations, including Showtime All-Star Wrestling, Real Deal Wrestling and Southern States Wrestling. In addition, Cash will be involved in a series of of training seminars for Star Power Training in Manchester, England beginning in March.