Former UFC fighter and T.V. host Jason “Mayhem” Miller’s legal woes finally came to a head Wednesday after he plead guilty to nearly a dozen charges.
That’s according to the local media where his court appearance took place.
Though sentenced to 100 days in prison, due to California’s over population in the jail system, Jason’s attorney was able to get him double credit on the time he already served. Meaning, Mayhem doesn’t actually have to serve any additional time behind bars.
Here’s the full story, via the OC Register:
Jason “Mayhem” Miller was sentenced to three years of probation and 100 days in jail on Wednesday for a string of felonies stemming from multiple clashes with Orange County law enforcement.
Standing in court sporting his trademark pink mohawk haircut, Miller, 36, pleaded guilty to nearly a dozen felonies and misdemeanors, including assault on a peace officer, battery and resisting arrest.
As part of a plea bargain with Orange County Superior Court Judge Robert Fitzgerald, Miller was given double credit for 50 days of time served, meaning he will not have to spend more time behind bars, his attorney Cameron Talley said.
Miller now has two strikes on his record and could face serious consequences if he violates his probation, Talley said.
A jury in February acquitted Miller of felony domestic violence after determining he did not beat up his ex-girlfriend in his Mission Viejo home in 2013.
Talley said the former champion MMA fighter lost his job as a commentator for Fox Sports and fell into a depression after the allegations, triggering his troubles.
“The good news for Jason is that his life is back on track,” Talley said. “He’s got his business back, and he’s traveling the world as a commentator.”
As his domestic violence case was pending, Miller had multiple run-ins with law enforcement.
In October 2014, he barricaded himself inside his home for more than four hours and live tweeted the incident while Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputies tried to detain him for an outstanding arrest warrant.
In 2015, he was arrested after police say he kicked and spit at officers following an incident inside a Laguna Beach restaurant.
He was arrested again last year after police said he resisted arrest and spit in an officer’s face in Costa Mesa.
He also was accused of throwing a tile at a sheriff’s deputy responding to his Mission Viejo home after reports of a disturbance.
Senior Deputy District Attorney Mark Geller, who handled the cases, said Miller should have received a longer sentence, noting his “many incidents of assaultive conduct against police officers.”
“I don’t agree with the sentence, but I respect the court’s position,” he said.
Standing outside of the courtroom on Wednesday, Miller said he accepts responsibility, but he believes police treated him differently and labeled him as an abuser after the domestic violence allegations.
Miller, who now works as a trainer and manages other fighters, said he has respect for law enforcement and trains police officer clients in his gym.
“I take responsibility for my stupidity,” he said. “You can’t rough up the police with no consequences.”
Miller said his depression has lifted since his acquittal, and he’s working to rebuild his life and career.
“I’ll serve my time with my head held high,” he said. “I’ll straighten up and fly right.”