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Amber Portwood Charged With Three Felonies, Facing Years In Prison

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By Gary Trock

Amber Portwood is now in deep trouble as the "Teen Mom" star has been hit with three serious felonies after her arrest for domestic battery.

Prosecutors for the State of Indiana filed the charges Tuesday evening.

According to court records, Portwood has been charged with domestic battery, criminal recklessness committed with a deadly weapon and domestic Battery committed in the presence of a child less than 16 years old.

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The domestic battery charge also notes that Portwood has a prior conviction.

As for the deadly weapon, it's unclear what the reality star allegedly used when she attacked her boyfriend, Andrew Glennon.

Marion County Sheriff

All three charges are filed as Level 6 felonies, which carry sentences of six months – 2.5 years per charge.

The records also indicate that a no contact order has been filed, which can be typical for domestic abuse cases.

As we reported, Portwood's baby daddy went to court earlier in the day and started the process to get custody of their child, 1-year-old James.

Glennon filed a petition for paternity, and also for an emergency hearing regarding custody of their child.

Portwood is due in court Wednesday for her first appearance since her arrest over 4th of July weekend.

29-year-old Portwood began dating Glennon in 2017 after the two met on the set of "Marriage Boot Camp."

Portwood already has a 9-year-old daughter, Leah, with former BF, Gary Shirley.

After Portwood's arrest, Shirley sent a message of support.

He wrote, "My prayers are with @AmberLPortwood, Andrew, & most importantly baby James, idk any of the particulars, however I’m thinking of them. And for all the questions and concerns Leah was/is currently camping with her best friend."

It's unclear if the current felony charges will have any effect on her custody situation with Shirley.

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