Posting date: 13 July 2023 at 10:20h
Last updated: July 13, 20,23 at 10:56h
Nathan was arrested and jailed on Wednesday for allegedly strangling an unnamed family member in Las Vegas. The former “Teen Mom 2′ star, 35, is currently being held in the Clark County Detention Center on charges of battery by strangulation. Bail was set at $5K and he is due to appear at a court hearing at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
According to TMZ, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department received a call around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday from a home in which Griffith was staying. The tumultuous romance between Griffith and his girlfriend Jenelle Evans was a major plot element in the MTV reality show “Teen Mom 2” from 2013 to 2015. On the show, they called off their engagement amid cheating allegations.
Griffith, who has a 9-year-old son with Evans, was also arrested in February, on the same charge — for choking girlfriend Victoria Ruggiero in Delray Beach, Fla. According to
TMZ, that 911 call reported the former TV star “lost it,” choking Ruggiero and dragging her up a flight of stairs.Griffith was also arrested in North Carolina in 2019 for driving under the influence.
In May 2022, Griffith revealed that he married May Oyola. Griffith revealed that he married May Oyola in 2022.