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Ronnie Ortiz-Magro from 'Jersey Shore' arrested on kidnapping charge

Posted: 2:47 PM, Oct 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-04 18:52:42-04
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro from 'Jersey Shore' arrested on kidnapping charge

LOS ANGELES -- Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, one of the cast members from "Jersey Shore," was arrested Friday after an alleged domestic violence incident in Los Angeles, according to a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department.

Ortiz-Margo was booked on a kidnapping charge and bail was set at $100,000.

The alleged incident reportedly involved the reality star and his longtime girlfriend, Jen Harley.

The pair have made headlines in the past for their tumultuous, on-again, off-again, relationship and are the parents of an 18-month-old daughter.

LAPD Officer Jeff Lee told CNN that authorities responded to a battery call early Friday.

Officers saw the alleged suspect and victim in a physical altercation and used a taser to take him into custody, Lee said.

Ortiz-Magro was detained for suspected felony domestic violence after being transported to a local hospital, Lee said.

CNN affiliate KTTV reported police received multiple calls from neighbors in a Hollywood Hills neighborhood in the early morning hours, reporting an apparent domestic disturbance.

A KTTV reporter tweeted a photo which appeared to show Ortiz-Magro handcuffed to a gurney.

CNN has reached out to reps for Ortiz-Magro for comment.