‘Teen Mom’ Star Arrested in Domestic Violence Case

By: Celebuzz / December 27, 2010

The drama never stops for Teen Mom star Amber Portwood, even in the normally happy holiday season.

Amber was arrested on Monday afternoon after being formally charged for allegedly beating her former fiance and baby daddy, Gary Shirley.

Madison County has charged the MTV reality show star with three class D felonies, including two counts of domestic violence and one count of neglect of a dependent, following a slew of on-and-off-camera fights with Gary.

Watch a clip of one fight below.

Amber allegedly beat up Gary on three separate occasions between August 2009 and July 2010. She has also been charged with one misdemeanor count of domestic battery. The 20-year-old star faces up to three years in prison if she is convicted.

According to TMZ, Amber was booked at 4:21 PM EST and placed on “24-hour hold.” Her bail has been set at $5,000.

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