Teen Mom 2 star Nathan Griffith arrested in Las Vegas for assault on STRANGULATION charge for attacking ‘family member’
- Griffith, 35, was booked into the Clark County Jail Wednesday.
- He allegedly attacked someone in the house where he has been staying
- Griffith was previously arrested in Florida in February for domestic violence.
Former Teen Mom 2 star Nathan Griffith is in more legal trouble after he was arrested in Las Vegas on Wednesday night.
The 35-year-old former reality star was booked into the Clark County Jail by police on one count of assault by strangulation, according to TMZ.
The arrest appears to be related to a domestic disturbance, as he was arrested at the house where he has been staying recently.
Police were reportedly called to the home around 9:15 p.m. and arrested Griffith for allegedly attacking a “family member.”
This is just the latest run-in with the law for Griffith, after he was arrested in Florida on domestic violence charges in February.
More violence: Former Teen Mom 2 star Nathan Griffith was arrested Wednesday night in Las Vegas for allegedly strangling a family member; February 2023 mugshot
Exes: Griffith appeared on Teen Mom 2 from 2013 to 2015 during his relationship with ex-fiancée Jenelle Evans. They share a son together, Kaiser.
Chillingly, Griffith’s latest arrest appears to be for a crime similar to the one he allegedly committed in February of this year.
At the time, he was arrested in Delray Beach, Florida, in the early morning of February 24.
He was charged with ‘domestic assault by strangulation,’ according to booking documents obtained by us weeklyalthough his alleged victim was not disclosed.
The outlet noted that Griffith had married May Oyola in 2022, though they were said to have marital issues, and it’s unclear if the two were still together at the time.
TMZ reported that he had attacked a girlfriend at the time, and police allegedly arrested him after bruises began to develop on his neck.
Strangulation is considered a particularly dangerous form of intimate partner violence because it is more likely to lead to death than other forms of physical violence.
Griffith is best known for his whirlwind romance with Teen Mom 2’s Jenelle Evans.
He appeared on the popular MTV reality show from 2013 to 2015.
He and Jenelle got engaged in January 2015, but broke up just two months later when he was arrested for domestic violence.
The formerly engaged couple share a son named Kaiser, their second child.
Griffith has a long history of run-ins with the law, as well as domestic violence.
In 2015, the reality TV actor was arrested and charged with holding down a woman in a bathroom and trying to remove her engagement ring, all while his show Teen Mom 2 was filming on location.
Terrifying: Griffith was arrested at the house he was staying in and attacked a family member. He was booked into the Clark County Jail on one count of assault by strangulation.
A pattern: The former reality star has a history of years of legal scuffles and alleged domestic violence. He has also been accused of strangulation on multiple occasions; photographed in 2019
Dangerous: Strangling is considered a particularly dangerous form of intimate partner violence because it can lead to death more easily than other forms of domestic violence.
Then, in 2016, he was arrested for allegedly strangling an ex-girlfriend in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Griffith was also arrested in 2019 in North Carolina for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
In 2020, the former model was accused of harassing a woman, who was later granted a temporary restraining order against her. according Sun.
If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, call National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233 or text START to 88788 for help.