‘Jersey Shore’ Star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro Tasered & Arrested In Domestic Violence Incident Involving Jen Harley
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has been arrested for alleged domestic violence. The 33-year old Jersey Shore star was arrested Friday morning after an alleged incident with girlfriend Jen Harley.
A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department said that they received a call at 2:40 a.m on Friday morning for an alleged “battery in progress.” When police arrived to the Los Angeles home they were forced to use a taser on the suspect, who was involved in an alleged altercation with a female victim. The female victim suffered minor injuries but was not taken to a hospital, however, the suspect did visit the hospital for medical attention before being booked at the nearby jail.
There was a child at the Los Angeles home, but she was unharmed. The spokesperson did say that Ortiz-Magro has been booked for kidnapping and his bail is set at $100,000.
According to TMZ, Ortiz-Magro allegedly attacked Harley, who left running from the house. The star then allegedly chased after her with a knife in one hand and their 18-month daughter in the other. He then dropped the knife and locked himself and his daughter inside the home. When police arrived, he refused to leave the house resulting in authorities kicking the door down and eventually tasering him.