Another Kurt Angle Update: Scheduled to Have 2 Hearings

Nick Paglino

The Associated Press has issued the following press release:

Pro wrestler Kurt Angle’s hearing postponed in Pa.
(AP) – 2 hours ago

MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. — A preliminary hearing has been postponed for pro wrestler and Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle on charges he illegally possessed human growth hormone near Pittsburgh.

The 40-year-old star of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling was charged Saturday. Police say they found HGH when they stopped his vehicle in Robinson Township after Angle allegedly violated a protection from abuse order obtained by his girlfriend.

Angle contends he has a prescription for the HGH. His attorney says Angle didn’t violate the order, but just happened to stop at a coffee shop where the woman worked.
Tuesday’s hearing on the drug charge was rescheduled for Sept. 15. Angle faces a separate hearing Oct. 6 on violating the abuse order.

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