UPDATE x 2: The Gulport Police Department issued the following news release on the arrest of Thomas Latimer (aka TNA Superstar Bram).
Professional Wrestler Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges
Gulfport, FL—On 8/30 at approximately 6:00 AM, officers responded to a call about a disturbance in an apartment at 3205 58th Street South. There they encountered Thomas R. Latimer and a woman who identified herself as his girlfriend.
The officers observed evidence indicative of a physical altercation, and their investigation revealed that, after the couple had been arguing, the woman felt threatened and sought refuge in her bedroom.
Latimer followed her into the bedroom, closed the door, and refused to allow her to leave. He then pushed the woman onto the bed and was holding her down by her neck.
Latimer, who is a wrestler with TNA Impact Wrestling, was charged with domestic battery by strangulation and false imprisonment. Both are felony charges, and he is currently being held in the Pinellas County Jail.
You can view Bram’s official mugshot by clicking here.
UPDATE: Here are some more details on Bram’s arrest. He was arrested yesterday (August 30) in Gulfport, Florida at 8:29AM. He was charged with one count of domestic battery by strangulation and one count of false imprisonment.
Regarding the relationship of Bram and his wife Charlotte, the two are said to be in the process of finalizing their divorce. As mentioned earlier, Charlotte was not involved in the incident leading to Bram’s arrest. It appears he is currently dating Ashley Allen, who posted the following picture on August 21:
My #onetruelove pic.twitter.com/F1wcdatxHN
— Ashley Allen (@AshleyAllen212) August 21, 2015
ORIGINAL: TNA wrestler Bram (real name Thomas Latimer) has reportedly been arrested and charged with two felony counts of domestic battery and false imprisonment. TNA issued the following statement on Bram’s arrest:
TNA has been advised by the Gulfport, Florida Police Department that Thomas Latimer, known as Bram, has been arrested and charged with two felony counts of domestic battery and false imprisonment. TNA is working to gather facts and obtain additional information related to the arrest.
“The charges against Thomas Latimer are serious, and he is immediately and indefinitely suspended from any future TNA-sanctioned events awaiting the outcome of the case,” said TNA Executive Vice President of Television and Talent John Gaburick.
Bram was previously employed in WWE developmental, but he was reportedly released after being charged with battery of a police officer and disorderly intoxication in November 2012. He was also arrested on a DUI charge in 2011.
According to multiple sources, the incident with Bram leading to his arrest did not involve his real-life wife, WWE Diva Charlotte (aka Ashley Fliehr). The two are said to no longer be romantically involved, and it’s currently unclear if they are still married.