The Madison County woman made famous by MTV’s “Teen Mom” reality show was sentenced to prison today for violating terms of a plea agreement.
Amber Portwood, 22, first was arrested in 2010 after beating up her boyfriend, Gary Shirley. Charged with felony counts of domestic violence, she managed to avoid jail time when a judge gave her a two-year suspended sentence and probation.
Last December, however, she was arrested again after probation officers discovered drugs in her home for which she had no prescriptions. Though she spent more than a month in jail while her attorney worked out a plea deal, she ultimately agreed to participate in a drug rehab program that helped her avoid any further time behind bars.
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