Home > News > War Machine Faces Up to 32 Years in Prison, Nevada D.A. Says • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

NEWS STORY

War Machine Faces Up to 32 Years in Prison, Nevada D.A. Says

War Machine Faces Up to 32 Years in Prison, Nevada D.A. Says
Get XBIZ News
XBIZ Research
Will Porn Valley move across the state line to Las Vegas?
Yes
  50.84%
No
  49.16%
Out of 179 votes. Results based on votes submitted by members of XBIZ.net social network.
XBIZ 360 - Jan. 13-16, Los Angeles
Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014    Text size: 

Update (2:30 p.m. PDT): War Machine signed extradition papers at a hearing in Ventura County this afternoon. The hearing at Ventura County Superior Court lasted less than two minutes. He will be face an arraignment over charges when he arrives in Las Vegas.

LAS VEGAS — War Machine, who was arrested Friday on suspicion of beating adult performer Christy Mack, could spend up to 32 years in prison if convicted on all counts, authorities say.

The Clark County District Attorney has filed seven felonies against War Machine, including counts on battery with substantial bodily harm, battery by strangulation, open or gross lewdness, assault with a deadly weapon, coercion, and two counts of battery with substantial bodily harm that constitute domestic violence.

"The total amount of time he is facing, if everything is run consecutive, is 7 to 32 years," Tess Driver, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office, told XBIZ. "With the exception of [two domestic violence charges], the remaining counts are probationable. However, it is up to the sentencing judge as to whether he would be granted probation or not."  

War Machine, 32, also could face up to $52,000 in statutory fines over the seven counts, Driver said.

His arraignment on a felony fugitive from justice charge in California has been scheduled for today at 1:30 p.m. at Ventura County Superior Court on Victoria Street in Ventura, Calif.

War Machine, whose given name was Jon Koppenhaver, awaits extradition to Nevada. He was captured by U.S. marshals on Friday and has been held without bail.

The mixed martial arts fighter is the primary suspect in an assault and battery that left his ex-girlfriend, Mack, and a friend with serious injuries.

War Machine showed up unannounced at Mack’s Las Vegas house two weeks ago and beat her and her friend without saying a word, Mack said.

Mack said that she suffered from 18 broken bones, a broken nose, missing teeth, a fractured rib and a ruptured liver as a result of the hands of War Machine, who is a professional mixed martial artist competing in the welterweight division.

War Machine also is a former boyfriend of Mack's and has had scenes in porn productions.

SENTENCING GUIDELINES OVER CHARGES

Here is a breakdown of prison time War Machine is facing over the charges:

Count 1 – Battery with substantial bodily harm

(Category C felony)

1 to 5 years in prison

May also be fined up to $10,000

Count 2 – Battery by strangulation

(Category C felony)

1 to 5 years in prison   

May also be fined up to $10,000

Count 3 – Battery with substantial bodily harm constituting domestic violence

(Category C felony)

1 to 5 years in prison

Due to the domestic violence enhancement, this charge is not probationable  (mandatory prison time)

May also be fined up to $10,000

Count 4 – Battery with substantial bodily harm constituting domestic violence

(Category C felony)

1 to 5 years in prison

Due to the Domestic violence enhancement, this charge is not probationable  (mandatory prison time)

May also be fined up to $10,000

Count 5 – Open or gross lewdness

(Gross misdemeanor)

364 days in jail

May also be fined up to $2,000

Count 6 – Assault with deadly weapon

(Category B felony)

1 to 6 years in prison

May also be fined up to $5,000

Count 7 – Coercion

(Category B felony)

1 to 6 years in prison

May also be fined up to $5,000

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

Tricks of the Trade: Just Compensation

Didn’t you shoot a scene with her? When’s the video going to come out?” Whenever the topic comes up, my porno candle dims a little. This summer marks the second anniversary of one of... More »

The United States of Consumers

It seems every year during the fall, a lot of attention within our industry shifts to Europe … with good reason. Yes, there are a number of tradeshows many of us attend to network with peers and... More »

Legal Reality: Sound Music Deals

Music is a big part of just about every kind of entertainment. It is, for example, an integral component of most motion picture productions from mega-budget movies to micro-budget indie films. Even a relatively... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ World magazine, the industry's leading e-commerce trade publication, delivering in-depth coverage of the online, mobile and ancillary digital markets.

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Everything to do with Sex Show

Oct 24 - Oct 26
Toronto, Ontario

Exxxotica New Jersey

Nov 07 - Nov 09
Edison, New Jersey

MONETISEZ 2014

Nov 22 - Nov 22
Aix-en-Provence, France

Dutch Webmaster Meeting

Dec 13 - Dec 13
Amsterdam, Holland
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!