MMA fighter Jason 'Mayhem' Miller live-tweets standoff with police
Former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Jason "Mayhem" Miller live-tweeted a standoff between him and the Orange County Sheriff's Department Thursday.
Miller was taken into custody nearly four hours after police first arrived at his home.
According to KTLA, the police "were trying to serve an arrest warrant for alleged stalking." The SWAT team was called when Miller refused to cooperate with the sheriffs, Lt. Jeff Hallock told KTLA.
Hallock said the sheriff's department attempt to serve the warrant around 10 a.m. PT. Miller's first tweet about the incident came short after 11 a.m. PT.
One Twitter user told Miller her children's school was placed on lockdown due to the incident at Miller's home.
The sheriff's department also posted updates of the situation on Twitter.
Miller was charged with misdemeanor vandalism in 2012 after he allegedly broke into a church, broke a picture frame and spray-painted the inside of the church. He was found nude by the church's pastor. The charges were later dismissed.
Miller was also arrested in August 2013 on suspicion of domestic violence.
Miller, 33, retired two years ago, but said in January he was nearing a comeback.
- Dan Gartland