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'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood Arrested for Felony Domestic Battery

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
By Gary Trock

"Teen Mom OG" star Amber Portwood had a rough 4th of July, because she ended up in jail.

According to Indiana jail records, Portwood was taken into custody on the early morning of July 5, and is currently still at the Arrestee Processing Center.

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She was booked on an offense of domestic battery, which has been categorized as a level-6 felony.

According to Indiana laws, if found guilty a level-6 felony could land Portwood in prison for up to 2 and a half years.


The specific penal code she was booked for lists "touches a family or household member in a rude, insolent, or angry manner."

According to IndyStar, the "Teen Mom" star attacked a male victim while he was holding a 1-year-old child.

Police claim that the reality star was accused of attacking her live-in boyfriend during a heated argument.

Portwood has been living with boyfriend Andrew Glennon, who she has gotten in arguments with on the MTV reality show.

The two had a child last year when they welcomed son, James Andrew Glennon in May 2018.

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The 29-year-old reality star is no stranger to legal issues, and event spent hard time in prison.

She served 17-months in an Indiana prison on drug charges before being released in 2013, and was arrested back in 2010 during the infamous incident when she beat up baby daddy, Gary Shirley.

Those two continue to share custody of 10-year-old Leah.

Portwood has also been very open regarding her mental health issues, and revealed she suffers from bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder.

Interestingly, on Wednesday Portwood put up an ominous IG message, telling fans, "I won't entertain negative comments anymore. Mom shaming, women shaming or any attack against me, my family or my fans will not be tolerated. Sending love to those who matter.

Portwood is due in court on Monday in Indianapolis to face the domestic battery charge.

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