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Jason 'Mayhem' Miller arrested for alleged assault of officer

Orange County Sheriff's Department

Jason "Mayhem" Miller is in legal trouble again. The retired mixed martial arts fighter was arrested early Friday morning outside his California house on suspicion of assaulting an officer, representatives from the Orange County Sheriff's Department confirmed to following an initial report by NBC Los Angeles.

Authorities showed up to Miller's residence after receiving reports of a disturbance in the early morning hours Friday. Miller allegedly threw a ceramic tile at officials and threatened them with a fire extinguisher and metal pole during an eight-minute stand-off, before ultimately being subdued with a taser and taken into custody on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer.

Two women were found inside the home, though both refused to cooperate with the investigation.

Miller is currently being held on $50,000 bail at Orange Country Jail. He is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 19.

The arrest is the latest of a string of incidents involving Miller since the fighter's retirement from mixed martial arts in early 2012.

Miller, 34, was arrested in Aug. 2012 after being found naked inside a trashed California church, though all charges were eventually dropped. Miller was then arrested in 2013 on two counts of felony domestic violence. That case is still in pending.

Miller was arrested again in 2014 after memorably barricading himself inside his Mission Viejo home for over four hours after law enforcement officials attempted to serve him a bench warrant for his arrest on prior domestic violence charges. Miller live tweeted a majority of the incident over Twitter.

Miller added to his total earlier this year when in March he was arrested after allegedly brawling with officers outside a nightclub in Laguna Beach.

Miller (28-9, 1 NC) last fought in May 2012 when he lost a unanimous decision to C.B. Dollaway, after which he was cut by the UFC.

Over the course of his 15-year career, Miller defeated the likes of Robbie Lawler, Tim Kennedy, and Kazushi Sakuraba while competing for a litany of notable MMA promotions, including the UFC, WEC, DREAM and Strikeforce.

Miller also hosted the popular MTV show "Bully Beatdown," which featured many prominent MMA fighters.

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