Las Vegas judge arrested on suspicion of domestic battery against teen son, report says

Judge Stefany Miley was arrested on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018.
(Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)

A Nevada judge was arrested by Las Vegas police on suspicion of domestic battery Saturday, according to court records.

Clark County District Court Judge Stefany Miley, 48, was charged with “one count of domestic battery,” KVVU-TV reported. Details about the case were not immediately available.

Miley’s attorney, David Chesnoff, said in a statement that Miley “intends on vigorously defending against these mere allegations.”

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Bruce Gale, one of the lawyers in the divorce between Miley and her husband Edward Miley, told the Las Vegas Review-Journal the incident involved the judge and her 18-year-old son. Gale said the judge’s eight-year-old son was also in the car during the incident.

Miley was elected to Family Court in 2004 and began her term in 2005.

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Court spokeswoman Mary Ann Price said the court had no comment.

Miley is slated to appear before a judge on Jan. 22, 2019.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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