CLEARWATER, FL -- Racing, speed and alcohol — those are all details contained in the official report regarding the August crash involving Hulk Hogan's son Nick Bollea.
Late Tuesday afternoon, authorities released a 133-page report detailing parts of their investigation and painting a picture of a teen driving way too fast.
On August 26, Bollea crashed his father's yellow Toyota Supra into a palm tree in Clearwater. His passenger and friend, 22-year-old John Graziano, was critically injured.
Bollea's friends, Barrett Lawrance and Daniel Jacobs, were in a silver Dodge at the crash scene.
In the report, Bollea's friends detail the hours leading up to the crash, including a beer-buying spree at Albertson's and a day of drinking on Hulk Hogan's boat.
Days after the crash, an anonymous tip led police to the liquor store at an Albertson's store in Clearwater.
A store clerk told police Hulk Hogan, "his son Nick and several other young males" had picked up several cases of beer earlier that day.
"She said that Hulk Hogan (Terry Bollea) paid for the purchase with either a credit card or a debit card as he signed for the purchase. She said Hulk Hogan (Terry Bollea) carried out two of the packages of beer and one of the other young men carried out the third package of beer," read the police narrative.
An officer later returned to Albertson's and obtained a copy of the receipt for Hogan's purchase. A description was included in the police report:
2 cases of Miller Lite beer for $11.99 each
2 cases of Corona Extra beer for $13.99 each
1 case of Miller Chill beer for $10.99
5 bags of ice for $1.99 each
Both Jacobs and Lawrance say they then cruised around in Hulk's boat, along with Graziano, Bollea and Hulk.
Around 2:30 in the afternoon, they say they cruised by Shephard's Tiki Bar in Clearwater Beach but decided it was too crowded. They say they didn't get out of the boat, and instead, headed to Three Rooker Island.
Later, the group returned to Shephard's. All parties interviewed say Bollea was not allowed into the bar area at Shephard's because he was underage.
Police spoke to a bouncer at Shephard's, who told them Bollea's friends were holding bottles of Corona beer when they came up to the bar "except Nicholas Bollea who was holding a large greenish colored plastic cup."
Jacobs says the group left Shephard's after about an hour. They say they then went back to the Hogan's mansion in Bellair, "lounged by the pool," took showers and left at about 7 p.m.
The four left in two separate cars, both owned by Hulk Hogan. Bollea and Graziano got into the yellow Supra, and Jacobs and Lawrance took the silver Dodge Viper. The plan was to go to dinner at Arigato's Steakhouse in Clearwater.
On the way, Lawrance said the Supra, the Viper, a motorcycle and another vehicle stopped at a red light at the intersection of Court Street and Missouri Avenue.
When the light turned green, Lawrance said Jacobs cut in front of the motorcycle to pass Bollea. They did, and then they heard the crash behind them. Lawrance told investigators the Supra was probably going "at or near 100 miles per hour." Both Jacobs and Lawrance said they were not racing with Bollea. Several of the people who called 9-1-1 disagree.
WTSP contacted Bollea's attorney, Morris "Sandy" Weinberg, Jr. He said he had not seen the report and could not comment.
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