Former WCW Wrestler Arrested

11/3/2023 11:44 PM

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Former WCW Wrestler Arrested

Former WCW Wrestler Arrested

November 3, 2023 11:44 PM
Former WCW Wrestler Arrested
Wrestling News

Charged with Assault and Injury to Property

Former WCW star Evan Karagias is facing two criminal charges in Gaston County, North Carolina. Karagias, best-known in wrestling for his run in WCW from 1997 to 2002, was arrested on 1 November. Queen City News is reporting:

Evan Theodore Karagias, 49, was arrested by Belmont Police at 1:42 a.m. Nov. 1, according to the Gaston County Sheriff’s Office. The Gastonia resident was charged with simple assault and injury to personal property. He posted his $25,000 secured bond.

H/T Queen City News

Karagias worked in the Three Count group in WCW alongside Shannon Moore and Shane Helms. He held the Cruiserweight and Hardcore Championships in the promotion. After WCW went bankrupt, Karagias was signed to the WWF but was released at the end of 2001. He later worked on the indie scene and has done some acting work.

The two charges are believed to be misdemeanors.