Teen Mother OG alum Ryan Edwards has been arrested for the third time in two months, in keeping with an arrest affidavit obtained by Us Weekly.
The MTV alum, 35, was arrested on Friday, April 7, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, for easy possession of a managed substance and a DUI. Ryan — who’s in the course of a divorce battle with estranged spouse Mackenzie Edwards — was discovered “unconscious and unresponsive” within the driver’s seat of his truck on Friday, in keeping with the affidavit. “The automobile [was] working and in drive,” the report acknowledged, noting that “police noticed that the automobile’s entrance driver’s facet tire hit the curb on the middle median the place the automobile then got here to a cease.”
The Tennessee native, who has struggled with substance abuse for years, was handled with Narcan — an over-the-counter remedy that “quickly reverses an opioid overdose,” in keeping with National Institutes of Health — and “ultimately regained consciousness.”
The tv persona was discovered with a bag containing a “crystal sort substance,” per the affidavit, in addition to a “second small bag of what gave the impression to be a blue powder.” Ryan additionally had a rolled-up “paper receipt” on his individual. When he arrived on the hospital, “Ryan Edwards suggested he snorted a powder earlier than waking up at the back of an ambulance,” the doc famous. He “didn’t wish to undergo a blood take a look at.”
Ryan will stay in jail till Thursday, April 20, with no bond.
The 16 and Pregnant alum’s arrest is simply the newest with regards to his authorized woes. In February, Ryan was booked on several charges, together with harassment, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a managed substance, after violating an Order of Safety sought by Mackenzie, 26. He was arrested again in March, this time for stalking and violating an order of safety, in keeping with a press launch from the Hamilton County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Division.
Two weeks later, Ryan pleaded guilty to harassment, which required he put on a GPS monitor and full a “rehab remedy,” in keeping with court docket paperwork obtained by Us on the time. The choose dismissed the fees of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a managed substance and stalking.
Mackenzie — who shares 4-year-old son Jagger and 3-year-old daughter Stella along with her estranged husband — filed for divorce from Ryan in late February. She was granted a restraining order towards her ex, in addition to non permanent custody of their two younger children. (Along with Jagger and Stella, Mackenzie can also be mother to son Hudson, whom she shares with ex-husband Zachary Stephens, whereas Ryan is dad of 14-year-old son Bentley, whom he shares with ex Maci Bookout.)
Regardless of getting let go from the Teen Mom franchise in 2021, Ryan made an emotional look on the Teen Mother: Household Reunion reunion, which aired in February. He cried whereas discussing his lack of relationship with Bentley, which has performed out on Teen Mother OG for years.
“I similar to to have the ability to, I assume for Maci to be OK, with simply with the ability to see him actually. I imply, I haven’t bought to spend any time with him, simply me, in a very long time,” Ryan cried. “Hell, I simply miss him.”
Bookout, 31, for her half, completely instructed Us in September 2022 that Bentley and his dad “don’t have a relationship in any respect.”
In case you or anybody is dealing with substance abuse points, name the Substance Abuse and Psychological Well being Companies Administration’s Nationwide Helpline at 1-800-662-4357 at no cost and confidential data 24/7.