'Teen Mom OG' Star Amber Portwood Arrested for Domestic Battery
Teen Mom OG star Amber Portwood has been arrested.
People confirmed the 29-year-old television personality was arrested early Friday morning on domestic battery charges.
TMZ said Portwood was arrested in Indianapolis, Ind., shortly before 6 a.m. Police have not released the name of the alleged victim.
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Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at Portwood's apartment around 3:15 a.m., according to Fox 59. Portwood was taken into custody and charged with simple domestic assault in the presence of a child under 16 years.
Portwood is parent to 13-month-old son James with her boyfriend, Andrew Glennon, and 10-year-old daughter Leah with Gary Shirley. Portwood and Glennon have been dating for two years.
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Portwood was previously charged with domestic violence in 2010 following an altercation with Shirley. She went to prison in 2012 for violating her probation in a 2011 drug possession case.
Portwood came to fame on the MTV series 16 & Pregnant and now stars on Teen Mom OG. She threatened to quit the show in a series of tweets in November, but appears in the new season.
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By Annie Martin
Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.