Miles Bridges Is Claiming Mychelle Johnson, Woman Who Accused Him Of Domestic Abuse, Is Harassing Him And Stole His Dog

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In an interesting turn of events, the NBA’s Miles Bridges has filed a restraining order against Mychelle Johnson, the mother of his kids and the woman who accused him of domestic assault, according to reports.

Bridges alleges on three separate occasions since his arrest in June, that Johnson showed up at his home or places he’s rented and harassed him. Her continued alleged harassment has caused him emotional distress and anxiety according to court documents.

The first incident allegedly happened on Oct. 12. Bridges says he had been renting an Airbnb in Los Angeles when Johnson unexpectedly tried to gain entry with their two kids, Bridges did not engage.

He alleges she tried to gain entry to the home but was unsuccessful and ultimately stole his dog and left with their children.

Then, on Oct. 31, Bridges said Johnson followed him and his friends home from an L.A. hookah lounge at around 2:30 a.m., and sat in his driveway with their two kids demanding he speak with her. Again he says he did not engage. But attempts were made by his friends and bodyguards to get her to leave but she remained in the driveway for several hours.

Finally, on Nov. 5, just two days after Bridges pleaded no contest to one count of felony domestic violence stemming from their June 27 incident to close out his criminal case, Bridges said he was forced to call the LAPD after Johnson showed up to his Airbnb and antagonized him and refused to leave. Officers arrived on the scene and Johnson left without incident.

It’s important to note what pleading no contest means in a criminal case.

“When you plead no contest to charges, you are essentially doing the same thing as admitting guilt in the case. As a criminal defendant, you have the right to a trial in front of a jury, and you are innocent until proven guilty. When you plead not guilty in a case, the prosecutor must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you are, in fact, guilty. Unless they can do that, you would be acquitted of the charges. Pleading not guilty means that there must be a trial as a prerequisite to any conviction,” according to criminal defense attorney Timothy Hogan. “When you plead no contest, you are not explicitly admitting guilt. However, by not choosing to contest the charges, you are largely doing the same thing. Pleading no contest means that you will be convicted of the crime. However, you get to avoid a lengthy trial.”

This is a wild turn of events in this bizarre and sad situation.

Bridges essentially admitted guilt to physically abusing Johnson on June 27, and if his claims are to be believed, she is harassing him and subjecting their children to all sorts of trauma.

Bridges clearly needs help, given the seriousness of what went down on June 27 and if Johnson is indeed doing the things he claims, she too needs help. If not for their own sake, but for the well-being of their kids, who didn’t ask for this.