Former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Jason “Mayhem”
has been charged with one misdemeanor count of vandalism
by the Orange County District Attorney.
Miller was arrested on Aug. 13 by the Orange County Sheriff’s
Department in Mission Viejo, Calif., for allegedly breaking into a
church and spraying a fire extinguisher on the building’s first and
second floors. The fighter posted bail the following day and was
released without having a formal charge filed against him. Miller
is now scheduled to appear in court Nov. 21 for his
The charge alleged against Miller was detailed in a complaint filed
by the Orange County District Attorney on Wednesday.
“Miller did maliciously and unlawfully deface with graffiti and
other inscribed material, damage, and destroy church property, real
and personal property belonging to Mission Hills Baptist Church, in
the amount of $400 and more,” the complaint reads.
Miller, 31, most recently completed a two-fight stint with the UFC
after serving opposite Michael
Bisping as a coach on “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 14. Mayhem
was then bested by Bisping at the December finale, as “The Count”
earned a third-round technical knockout over the former Strikeforce
middleweight title contender. The Californian was last seen in the
cage on May 26, when he dropped a unanimous decision to C.B.
Dollaway at UFC 146.
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