War Machine [credit: TMZ.com]

War Machine Arrested by Simi Valley Police and United States Marshals

War Machine aka Jonathan Koppenhaver has been arrested by the Simi Valley Police department on Friday, according to a news release by the Simi Valley Police and The United States Marshals Service.

There has been an warrant out for the MMA fighter’s arrest for his alleged physical altercation that occurred last Friday in Las Vegas, when reports came out that he assaulted his ex-girlfriend, Christy Mack.

In the report it states that War Machine was arrested at the Extended Stay America Hotel in Simi Valley. And that officers were able to arrest him without incident.

The United States Marshal’s Service requested assistance from the Simi Valley Police Department to effect the arrest of Jonathan “War Machine” Koppenahver on 8/15/14 at approximately 1:45 P.M.

The United States Marshal possessed an arrest warrant for Koppenhaver stemming from an incident in Las Vegas Nevada last week. Koppenhaver was a former resident of Simi Valley and the Marshals investigation indicated he was possibly staying in Simi Valley, CA.

Further investigation revealed he was staying at the Extended Stay America Hotel located at 2498 Stearns Street in Simi Valley. Simi Valley Officers along side United States Marshals pinpointed his exact room and arrested him without incident.

Inside the room was a small quantity of cash and some pizza. The United States Marshal’s Service turned Mr. Koppenhaver over to the Simi Valley Police Department for booking on his warrant from Nevada. He was transported to the Ventura County Jail.

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