Details have emerged surrounding Luis Pena’s latest arrest in Florida.
On Saturday, the UFC light-weight was arrested in Deerfield Beach, Fla., on misdemeanor costs of home violence and easy battery. He was booked on the Broward County Jail in Fort Lauderdale.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office responded to MMA Junkie’s request for added info and have supplied the possible trigger affidavit written by the arresting officer, Steven G. Lees.
The full assertion reads:
“On the above date and time, the above defendant was involved in a physical altercation with (redacted) whom he had been in an intimate relationship with for the last 1 1/2 years. The defendant did actually and intentionally strike (redacted) in the face multiple times with a closed fist and continued to strike (redacted) while she was on the ground. (redacted) had minor abrasions to the top of her left hand, abrasions on the left wrist, and an alleged bite mark to her left knee region. While the above incident was occurring, victim (redacted) observed the altercation and attempted to step in and defuse the situation between the Defendant and (redacted). At that time, the defendant struck (redacted) in the left eye with a closed fist. The aforementioned strike caused a purple contusion to the eye region of (redacted). When struck, (redacted) fell to the ground causing a laceration to her right elbow. (redacted) and (redacted) both provided sworn statements that attested to the above information, and BWC was in use and injuries were photographed.”
The names of the 2 ladies that supplied sworn statements have been redacted from the report in accordance with Marsy’s Law, a constitutional modification that gives victims and their households particular rights with the curiosity of equity, respect, and privateness.
Pena was held on a $6,000 bond for the 2 costs. He signed an Order of Pretrial Release Conditions for home violence on Oct. 10, the day after his arrest, which incorporates an order to “stay at least 500 feet away from the Complainant, the Complainant’s home, place of employment” always.
Pena, 28, final competed at UFC on ESPN 22 in April and doesn’t at present have a battle scheduled. The promotion has not launched a press release addressing the scenario.