Pro wrestler arrested in restaurant melee

July 22, 2008 8:18:55 AM PDT
A gathering for professional wrestlers at a Westchester County restaurant ended with the arrest of a wrestler known as "The Sandman" after he was accused of throwing glasses at employees.Yonkers police say they were called to La Lanterna restaurant last Sunday night. When officers arrived they said 45-year-old James "The Sandman" Fullington was flinging glasses from a tray at employees.

A police spokeswoman says the 6-foot-4-inch, 280-pound Fullington also threw several glasses at police, injuring two officers.

Charges against Fullington include felony second-degree assault.

The Wayne, Pa. resident has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

There was no phone listing available for either Fullington or his wife, Lori Fullington.


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