Earlier this morning (Aug. 11, 2013), Jason Miller was arrested (details here) in Orange County, Calif., and is being held at the Central Jail Complex in Santa Ana. Initially details were sketchy because under California Government Code 6254(f)(1), the only way to receive an arrest report is to ask for one in person.
What we did know was that he was being held on a $50,000 bail.
MMAmania.com's C.J. Tuttle initially learned from a source within the Orange County Sheriff's Department that Miller was arrested and charged with attempted burglary. We have since learned that the information obtained from the the department was incorrect. On the contrary, the official charge is domestic violence 273.5 PC.
Miller was released at 12:21 AM local time on bond and is now in the care of his family.
There are some additional details to note regarding this case.
Miller was arrested on Aug. 6, 2011, for allegedly assaulting his sister. The official charge was simple assault and false imprisonment. They apparently were horsing around at a party in North Carolina when he put her in a headlock and refused to let go. He was released under a $5,000 secured bond.
On Aug. 13, 2012, Miller was arrested on suspicion of burglary charges after breaking into the Mission Hills Church in Mission Viejo, California. The charges were later dropped after the pastor came to Miller's defense.
More on Miller's latest brush with the law as soon as more details become available.
UPDATE (Aug. 12, 2013 2:23 AM)
Yesterday afternoon (August 11, 2013), MMAMania received word from a source within the Orange County Police Department that Jason Miller was charged with attempted burglary. The source was adamant that it was the correct charge after we brought up a similar charge from the same day from last year.
We ran the story as we had confirmation within the department of the official charge.
C.J. Tuttle drove down to the Intake Release Center to acquire the official police report so we would be able to provide more details regarding the arrest. When he arrived, he saw Miller's parents posting bail. Unfortunately, he also learned that the initial information with which we were provided was inaccurate.
Indeed, lieutenant Jeff Hollock of the Santa Ana PD confirmed that the official charge is Domestic Violence 273.5 PC. Miller was released at 12:21 AM local time on bond and is now in the care of his family.
We apologize to Jason Miller and his family for this misstep.