Complete Transcript – The Entire Matt Hardy Police Report


Here is a complete transcript of Matt Hardy’s police report:

Terminal Blvd., and upon my order, made a left turn into the north-end parking section of the main parking plaza. As Mr. Hardy was making the left turn, his vehuicle swerved into the curb and then back onto the road. Mr. Hardy came to a stop in the service court and I approached the vehicle. Mr. Hardy was sitting in the front seat with his seatbelt on and both hands on the steering wheel. I asked Mr. Hardy how he was doing and he mumbled, “Alright”. I asked where he was going and he said, “To pick up my girlfriend”. Mr. Hardy’s speech was very slurred and he made a concentrated effort to speak “normally”. Mr. Hardy’s appearance was neat, but his speech was very slow and slurred, and he had trouble focusing on me while I was speaking to him. He was able to answer questions but after hesitating and then slurring his speech.

Vehicle Stop:

Sgt. Larson activated her emergency lights and stopped the vehicle. The driver stopped the vehicle as soon as the emergency lights were activated. However, Sgt. Larson twice requested that Mr. Hardy pull into the entrance of the north section of the main parking deck.

Driver Contact:

Sgt. Larson: As noted above. After my initial contact, I asked Mr. Hardy in he had been drinking. He said, “No”, and I asked if he was okay. He said, “Yes”. I explained that we received a phone call about his vehicle, stating that the caller said that his vehicle was “all over the road” and that he almost hit two drivers three separate times. Mr. Hardy did not respond. I then asked Mr. Hardy to step out of the vehicle, and he began to open his driver-side door. The vehicle rolled forward and I yelled for him to put the vehicle in park. Mr. Hardy put the vehicle in park and stepped out of the vehicle. He moved to the left rear side of the vehicle and leaned on the trunk. At this time, I turned the traffic stop over the Officer Smith. I then checked the vehicle to ensure that it was in park. It was, and I removed the keys from the ignition.

Officer Smith: Upon my arrival, I did witness Hardy attempting to exit the vehicle without placing the car in park. After Hardy secured the vehicle, I aske him to exit the vehicle. I did notice that Hardy had slow and slurred speech, sleepy eyes and a very lackadaisical demeanor.

Field Sobriety Tests:

Sgt. Larson performed the initial contact with the driver. Based on her statements and contact with Mr Hardy, she had Mr. Hardy step out of the vehicle to conduct further field sobriety tests. Mr. Hardy was asked if would complete these tests, to which he agreed.

I started the field sobriety tests with the Walk-and-Turn test. After giving Mr. Hardy instructions and demonstrating the test, Hardy stated that he understood and I asked Mr. Hardy to begin. Mr. Hardy took four heel-to-toe steps then mis-stepped and had to begin again. I allowed him to complete the first nine steps and then Hardy turned around to complete the second set of nine steps. After taking two steps, Mr. Hardy lost his balance and failed to stay on the line. I asked him to continue, and he was only able to take three additional steps before he was unable to complete the test. I explained and demonstrated the test to Mr. Hardy again, and asked him to complete the test. He was only able to take two or three steps before failing to remain heel-to-toe and losing his balance. I then stopped this test.