Former WWE star Terri Runnels will NOT go to jail after she introduced a loaded gun to the airport … TMZ Sports activities has discovered prosecutors have dropped the case and she or he’s now off the hook.
We broke the story, Runnels was busted at Tampa Worldwide Airport on Might 29 when cops say they discovered a Glock 9mm handgun within a sock within the ex-wrestler’s backpack.
Within the pic of the gun obtained by TMZ Sports activities — you’ll be able to see there have been AT LEAST 11 bullets accompanying the firearm.
However, Runnels informed cops the entire thing was a real mistake — saying she had forgotten to take the gun out of her bag after she went to kill an armadillo that was digging up her mother’s yard.
Officers on the time clearly did not care … they hit her with a felony cost of carrying a hid firearm — and she or he was dealing with as much as 5 YEARS in jail.
However, we have discovered prosecutors have determined to drop the case issuing a “letter of launch” dismissal.
In response to court docket officers, it principally means the case has been dismissed … however in concept, prosecutors may decide up the case down the street. However once more, we’re informed the percentages of that occuring are extraordinarily slim.
Runnels primarily labored as a supervisor throughout her wrestling profession — working with the likes of The Hardy Boyz, Edge, Christian and most notably her ex-husband, Goldust.
She was married to Goldust (aka Dustin Rhodes aka Dustin Runnels) from 1993 to 1999.
Runnels gained the WWE Hardcore Championship again in 2002 — she’s considered one of solely four ladies to carry that title.
Runnels final appeared at a WWE occasion in January 2018 as a part of the WWE Uncooked 25 Yr particular.