Amber Portwood’s machete attack on the father of her child was actually captured on video and audio. The tapes just made their way online, and it is shocking.
According to Youtuber Katie Joy, and her ‘Without A Crystal Ball’ channel, she was given the footage by a family source close to the incident. Joy posted the material along with an explanation as to what is going on at the home.
The video and audio capture the entire blowout between the “Teen Mom” star and Andrew Glennon from 4th of July weekend.
In the video, recorded by ‘Ring’ cameras, you can actually hear Amber hacking at a door in the couple’s home. Photos of the broken door are included as evidence in the case.
The fight starts after Amber becomes frustrated after they have trouble getting to a 4th of a July event. As the fight begins, you can hear Amber allegedly smack him.
In the video, as you can see and hear Amber threatening to toss a bunch of Andrew’s stuff out of the house, they discuss Amber allegedly taking some sort of prescription medication.
Andrew asks if she needs an ambulance and an implication she had taken them to end her life, you also hear a discussion about Amber pulling out a “machete.”
According to Katie Joy, Andrew gets behind a bedroom door, while holding their son and you hear Amber demanding he open it.
Shockingly, you then hear the knife hacking — 3 big thumps, from what Andrew says was the machete.
Watch the video..slashing starts at 19 minutes in.
Amber Portwood was arrested after the blowout fight with Andrew on 3 felony charges, including domestic battery and criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon (the machete)
At the time, the judge in the case also slapped her with a restraining order, keeping her away from Glennon or their son until the case is resolved.
Police in Indiana were called to the home after Andrew claimed Portwood assaulted him with a shoe while he was holding their son, James.
When cops arrived, Glennon explained Amber had slashed at him with a machete and cops noticed marks on his neck.
After the fight, Glennon has filed to obtain sole custody of their son, and according to the legal documents, he believed Amber was, “currently unable to provide a safe, stable, and secure environment for James on an ongoing basis due to her frequent refusal and/or failure to take medicines prescribed to treat her mental health conditions, among other concerns.”
Amber Portwood entered a guilty plea to one felony charge after agreeing to take a reduced sentence that would not carry any jail time.
Portwood pled guilty to domestic battery and intimidation, both felonies, and will be on probation She will be on probation 906 days, and if she keeps her nose clean the domestic battery charge will be dismissed.
The ’16 and Pregnant’ star and ex-boyfriend Andrew worked out a custody agreement for their young son, but have decided to end their relationship.
Based on the video, it seems being apart is a good idea.