205 Live Superstar Rich Swann was arrested early this morning at 12:09 AM in Gainesville, Florida and charged with Kidnapping/False imprisonment.

In the state of Florida that charge is a third-degree felony and is punishable by up to five years and a $5,000 fine if convicted. Swann was also charged with Battery – touching or strike, which is a first degree misdemeanor. Penalties for that charge include a year in jail or 12 months probation and a $1,000 fine upon conviction.

Swann is currently incarcerated in Alachua County Jail, which has released the following mugshot photo:


Swann is scheduled to face Drew Gulak to determine the #1 contender for the WWE Cruiserweight championship on this Monday’s episode of RAW in Cleveland, Ohio. The match will likely be canceled as part of the fallout of this arrest.

We posted the police report of his arrest at this link.

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