Former UFC fighter Jason Miller is once again in trouble with the law. But this time, he could wind up behind bars for a long time.
“Mayhem” Miller, 37, was arrested this past Friday and is being held without bail at the Orange County (Calif.) Sheriff jail facility, according to online jail records. He was arraigned today in Orange County Superior Court on a single count of felony vandalism causing damage of $400 or more, according to online court records.
Details of Miller’s alleged crime were not available at the time of this writing. But according to a report from City News Service (via NBC Los Angeles), a conviction could trigger an automatic state prison term.
This past November, Miller was given a suspended sentence of four years after accepting a plea bargain on multiple domestic violence charges. He was also given three years’ probation for incidents with three separate girlfriends between 2015 and 2017.
“Jason is a great guy, and I love him like a brother,” Miller’s attorney, Cameron Talley, today told City News Service. “It is incredibly sad to see these continued police contacts, but I have faith he can straighten out his life.”
It’s not the first time Talley has made that claim. After a guilty plea in April 2017 to nearly one dozen felonies and misdemeanors stemming from multiple clashes with police over the past three years, the attorney said Miller’s life is “back on track” and claimed the troubled fighter is “traveling the world as a commentator.”
The most recent vandalism allegation adds to other property claims against Miller, who’s been arrested for vandalizing a church and a tattoo shop. That’s on top of charges of resisting arrest, assault, fighting with police officers, and live-tweeting a police standoff.
During his guilty plea, Miller told a judge he’d turned his life around and was ready to “straighten up and fly right.”
A former coach on “The Ultimate Fighter 14,” Miller attempted an MMA comeback in May 2016 with the Italy-based Venator FC. He came in massively overweight for the bout and was submitted in the second round by Mattia Schiavolin.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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