Teen Mom 2's Jenelle Evans Sentenced for Fight
"Teen Mom 2" star Jennelle Evans has been sentenced to probation and community service after she was found guilty of a misdemeanor for fighting in public.
North Carolina resident Evans was arrested and charged along with two other girls, Brittany Maggard and Brittany Truett, WWAY-TV reports.
Last April, the three girls took part in a fight that occurred outside a home. The altercation was caught on film, and eventually became a viral when it was posted onto the Internet, according to WWAY-TV.
All three were arrested and charged with a "simple affray," which is a misdemeanor under North Carolina law.
An "affray" is a term that describes a fight between two or more people that disturbs the public peace. In short, it's a public brawl.
Luckily for Evans, her sentence was relatively light. She received a 30 day suspended sentence, 12 months of probation, and a $100 fine, reports CBS News. The two other girls involved in the altercation received similar sentences. And, all three were ordered to attend 24 hours of community service and go to anger management sessions.
Is this the end of Evans' legal woes? Sadly not.
At age 19, it seems that Evans has already had multiple run-ins with the law.
Though Jenelle Evans was sentenced to probation and community service due to her participation in the public fight, she may be facing more jail time or fines. She was arrested again about a month after the April fighting incident for possessing drug paraphernalia.
The "Teen Mom 2" star has since violated her probation from the drug arrest twice, and recently tested positive for opiates in August. Evans will be back in court September 28th over her probation violations, reports CBS News.
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