[CW: The following article includes descriptions of domestic violence]
A few days ago Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller, formerly of UFC and Strikeforce, was arrested at his home in the San Fernando Valley and charged with domestic violence. Miller has been accused of resisting arrest and was reportedly tased by police.
The arrest is the latest in a long string of arrests that have involved Miller over the past decade. According to TMZ, days before this arrest Miller is alleged to have broken someone’s ribs during a bar fight.
That outlet quoted their “law enforcement sources”, who stated that police were called to a bar after reports of a fight. However, when they arrived the suspected conflict was over and no parties wished to press charges. Although, it seems one of the people involved in the brawl went to hospital the following day and was diagnosed with having cracked ribs.
After this diagnosis police opened up a felony battery case on the incident. Investigators are expected to present evidence to the L.A. district attorney soon, which may lead to new charges against Miller.
Prior to this most recent arrest for domestic violence, Miller’s last known interaction with the law was in May when he plead guilty to vandalism, in exchange for a charge of felony grand theft being dropped.
In 2019 he plead guilty to felony vandalism and misdemeanour violation of a protective stay-away order. Those charges stemmed from when he punched holes in the walls of his girlfriend’s home in La Habra. He also removed doors from the residence and smashed a large marble table. Miller was sentenced to a year in jail for those charges and three years of probation.
In 2018 Miller was arrested for a probation violation and was discovered to be in possession of a bulletproof vest, various weapons, human growth hormone and other performance enhancing drugs.
In 2017 Miller plead guilty to beating his girlfriend (the same woman whose home he later vandalized). For that he was sentenced to 124 days in jail.
In 2016 Miller was arrested on suspicion of vandalizing a tattoo parlor in Lake Forest. In 2015 he allegedly assaulted a sheriff’s deputy in Mission Viejo. That year he was also arrested in Laguna Beach and charged with simple misdemeanour battery and resisting arrest.
In 2014 Miller live streamed an hours-long standoff with armed police at his home in Mission Viejo. The police were there to arrest Miller on suspicion of domestic violence and stalking. Miller eventually surrendered to police.
In 2013 Miller was arrested twice on suspicion of domestic battery. He was given bail of $100,000. He was later taken into custody for violating a no-contact restraining order.
In 2012 Miller was found naked inside of a church in Mission Viejo. Miller had broken into that building and ransacked it, smashing picture frames and setting off fire extinguishers.
In 2011 Miller was charged with simple assault and false imprisonment after allegedly assaulting his sister at a house party.
Support for survivors of domestic violence can be found from the following organizations:
USA – The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Canada – DAWN-RAFH Canada
UK and Ireland – Women’s Aid: 0808-2000-247
Rest of the World – HotPeachPages
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