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Tuesday, 08/27/2013, 11:56 am

Details Emerge Of Mayhem Miller’s Court Appearance, Fighter Still Jailed, Bond Doubled

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller appeared in court Monday to face felony charges of corporal injury of spouse.  Details of the court appearance have emerged.

 

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA

Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller has been jailed twice this month for domestic violence charges.  He appeared in court Monday, and MMA news site, SciFighting.com, released details about the court’s proceedings.

Miller, through his attorney, declared himself not guilty of the charges filed by Ana Priscilla, which ranged from assault to felony corporal injury of spouse.  Photographs were taken of Miller’s hands to show places where Priscilla allegedly bit Miller.

SciFighting gave an account of the second alleged assault:

Miller[‘]s alleged victim… says that during the second assault case she was urinated on and choked until she fell on the floor, where she was punched and kicked viciously.  In defense, Mayhem’s attorney stated that the victim was asked to leave the house, and Jason’s father witnessed her attacking Jason.  At this point in the hearing, Judge Manssourian scolded [Miller] because he was making faces and nodding his head in every direction.  The fighter apologized, explaining that he is ‘an expressive person,’ and that he’s ‘an artist.’  The judge dismissed his satements, and advised him he is best served to be silent and allow his attorney to speak on his behalf.  The hearing continued and the People then suggested that the judge take into account the bruises and lacerations that the victim allegedly had.  Mayhem’s defense replied that ‘the victim trains (in) MMA’ as well, and would probably have those anyway.  She did not go to the hospital or report these injuries the night of the conflict, instead opting to sleep at Jason’s house and report the event weeks later.  It is also pointed out that not only does Jason have a restraining order against [Priscilla], so do a few of her past boyfriends.

Ultimately, Miller had his bail re-set to $100,000 instead of $50,000 as the result of him not appearing in court for the charges of two previous arrests.  These charges have now been added to his case, and he will be facing two felony counts of corporal injury of spouse.  The court also set new dates for Miller to appear, the next one coming Friday.

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