Jason Miller gets one year in prison and two years probation for vandalism
Jason Miller pleaded guilty to vandalism on Tuesday and was immediately sentenced to 364 days in jail.
The UFC veteran has been in custody since being charged with home burglary and car theft on August 21. At the time of his arrest, the 40-year-old was on probation for an incident of domestic violence.
“ Mayhem ” was originally charged with one count of first degree burglary, unlawful taking of a vehicle and major auto theft. According to court records obtained by CBS Los Angeles, the count of attempted grand theft was dismissed as part of Miller’s plea deal.
After a series of legal issues over the years, Miller was ultimately sentenced to jail in 2019 after pleading guilty to one count of vandalism and one count of violating a stay order. protection according to court records found by The Orange County Register.
Miller was arrested in October 2018 after vandalizing his then-girlfriend’s La Habra residence. In the process, he also violated a restraining order. In a similar circumstance, he was immediately taken into police custody and sentenced to one year in prison.
The popular middleweight who also competed for Strikeforce, has not fought in mixed martial arts (MMA) since 2016 when he was submitted by Mattia Schiavolin to Venator FC3.
Miller has only fought three times in total since 2011 and had lost his previous two fights in the UFC as well as to Michael Bisping and CB Dolloway.
“Mayhem” had a rather successful fighting career before that. He holds several high profile wins over the likes of Kazushi Sakuraba, Tim Kennedy, Robbie Lawler and Denis Kang. Miller also shared the cage with George St-Pierre, Chael Sonnen. Ronaldo Souza and Jake Shields.
Do you think Jason Miller will be able to bounce back after his last confrontation with law enforcement?