SANTA ANA (CNS) – Former mixed martial arts fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller, who has a lengthy criminal record, pleaded guilty today to vandalism and was immediately sentenced to 364 days in jail.
As part of the plea deal, a felony count of attempted grand theft was dismissed, according to court records.
Miller, 40, has been in custody since his arrest last Aug. 21, when he was charged in a residential burglary and car theft case in Irvine while on probation in a domestic violence case.
Miller was originally charged with one felony count each of first- degree burglary, unlawful taking of a vehicle and grand theft auto.
The ex-MMA fighter has had a lengthy history of tangling with local law enforcement.
Miller pleaded guilty on July 18, 2019, to felony vandalism and misdemeanor violation of a protective stay-away order and was sentenced to a year in jail and placed on three years probation. In that case, he smashed a large marble table at his girlfriend’s La Habra residence while also punching holes in — and removing doors from — the home and derailing the garage door.
Miller pleaded guilty to beating the same girlfriend in September 2017 and was sentenced two months later to 124 days in jail and released with credit for time served, according to court records.
Miller was arrested again on Jan. 11, 2018, when he was found to be in possession of a bulletproof vest and various other weapons such as nunchucks, various knives, a machete, an axe, a samurai sword and…