90 Day Fiancé’s Ben Rathbun shares what he says led to his arrest

90 day fianceBen Rathbun has been in the news a lot lately, and not because of his complicated relationship with Mahogany Roca. the reality TV star’s recent arrest linked to a past charge caused him to lose his job, although details beyond that were scarce at the time. Now, the TLC star has broken her silence on all of her legal troubles and has shared details of her initial arrest by OWI and her more recent arrest for violating probation.

Ben Rathbun spoke about the arrest that started this whole saga. In Ben’s story at InTouch, he says it all started when he went to help a couple living in a Red Roof Inn, or as he put it:

In September 2020, I went to help a homeless couple living in a Red Roof Inn, and when they offered me a small plastic wine cup, I foolishly accepted. When I left I felt so tired that I stopped at a hotel for the night and completely wasted the next 24 hours. Apparently they spiked the drink. The next day I attempted to drive home and hit the curb, disabling my car. The police did a breathalyzer and found no alcohol, but later they did a blood test at the station and found flubromazolam in my system.

In case you were wondering, flubromazolam is described online as a drug used to treat anxiety, panic disorders, and insomnia. Ben Rathbun received fines and 18 months probation for the first arrest and had to perform community service, training courses, counseling and also submit to random drug tests. Sadly, that wasn’t the last time Rathbun had legal issues.

After that incident at the Red Roof Inn in 2020, the reality star was eventually arrested, which led to probation. He then violated that probation, which led to the most recent arrest. Ben then explained in his own words what happened with the second violation, which led to his termination from his job at the Michigan Lupus Foundation.

I fulfilled all the conditions and never had a positive test. However, when the court allowed me to move to another state, they sent a summons to the wrong address. It was my fault because I had to make sure I got all the notices, but by the time I found out it was too late and I missed my appointment. A warrant of arrest has therefore been issued against me. I immediately drove 14 hours, went to court and spent a night in jail.

the 90 day fiance The star has shared her side of the story as fans wait to see how Ben Rathbun’s story will end with Mahogany Roca on TV. Whether or not the two are engaged is still unclear, although someone online claimed to have seen him and Mahogany in Peru recently. We’ll have to wait and see how the situation develops (and not jump to conclusions given Ximena Morales’ accusations that the show rigged the plots). We’ll also have to wait and see if this is the last time Rathbun makes headlines after arrests.

90 day fiancé: before 90 days airs on TLC Sundays at 8 p.m. ET. As the season draws to a close, remember that 90 day fiance is the last comeback show back soon with a brand new cast minus a beloved couple.

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