Greg Hardy given no contact order, AA meetings, $17K bond
Greg Hardy appeared in court on Wednesday and was given a $17,000 bond and told to go to AA meetings as well as have no contact with the alleged victim.
Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy was arrested early Tuesday morning on a domestic assault charge in Charlotte. He spent the night in jail (not uncommon in domestic incidents; it's called a "cooling off period") and appeared in court on Wednesday morning.
The Mecklenburg County judge handed Hardy a $17,000 bond along with several other requirements.
Hardy is expected to be released later Wednesday.
The victim in the case was identified as 24-year-old Nicole Holder, who claimed she had a previous relationship with Hardy.
The two parties contest the facts of the incident:
Victim's attorney said that Hardy's friend held her down while Hardy called 911.— Joe Person (@josephperson) May 14, 2014
Chris Fialko, Hardy atty, says alleged victim was attacking Hardy and his friend and wouldn't leave Hardy's apartment.— Joe Person (@josephperson) May 14, 2014
Hardy was also ordered to have no contact with the victim; the victim's attorney filed a protective order against Hardy as well.
Additionally, Hardy was ordered to attend three AA meetings because there was alcohol involved in the incident.
Our Latest Stories
It sure sounds like Oakland's football team is headed to Sin City
Plus, prospects at Utah, Missouri and San Diego State look to make their mark on a busy Th...
The league won't let people hold the other team on purpose to melt the clock
The Redskins want to reward kickers for accuracy on kickoffs
Because he's a Giants fan, obviously
The Bills and Seahawks want to let every single penalty be challenged