Sandman Freed on $10k Bail

Sandman’s Bail: $10,000. The fact a professional wrestler went bananas inside a restaurant and threw glasses at people: priceless.

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Hat tip to our courts reporter Rebecca Baker on this one. Jim Fullington a.k.a. “The Sandman” was released yesterday after a $10,000 bail. If you recall, the former WWE and ECW wrestler got into a brawl Sunday night at a restaurant in Yonkers.

According to police, he was throwing glasses at people inside the restaurant, and threw a couple at the cops trying to subdue him. He was at a party for WWE wrestling legend Lou Albano a.k.a. “Captain Lou,” who happens to be a Mount Vernon native. Holler.

If you don’t remember Captain Lou, he was a tag-team member of the duo “The Sicilians” and even makes a cameo in Cindi Lauper’s music videos for “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” and “Time After Time.”

I have no idea why I know that.

(Photo courtesy of Yonkers Police)

WWE wrestler arrested after Yonkers brawl

Ohhhhh yeah! Time to snap into a Slim Jim for this one.

Professional wrestler James Fullington, a.k.a. “the Sandman” was arrested Sunday night in Yonkers after throwing glasses at restaurant employees during a gathering of fellow wrestlers at La Lanterna. Hat tip goes out to our Yonkers crime reporter, Will David.

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In case you haven’t brushed up on your wrestling history (shame on you if you haven’t), the Sandman was a multiple time heavyweight champion for Extreme Championship Wrestling, which eventually merged with World Wrestling Entertainment.

Police arrived at the restaurant at around 9:45 p.m. and found the Sandman throwing glasses at people in the restaurant. The Sandman then proceeded to throw glasses at the police.

Classy. I’m surprised he didn’t go for a running clothesline or a piledriver.

He was taken to the county jail in Valhalla for psychiatric treatment. I’m sure there will be more to come on this one, so stay tuned.

(Mugshot courtesy of Yonkers Police)