Teen Mom OG: Butch Baltierra in jail again after being arrested

Butch Baltierra on Teen Mom OG.
Butch Baltierra is reported to be back in jail. Pic credit: MTV

Butch Baltierra is back behind bars again, according to reports.

Butch, the father of Teen Mom OG star Tyler Baltierra, was said to have been arrested on Tuesday and was being held last night at a county jail in Flint, Michigan.

It is not yet known what the charges against him are. According to The Ashley, one charge had a bond of $4,964 set against it while no bond had been set against the other.

Butch Baltierra has struggled with substance abuse

Butch, whose real name is Darl Baltierra, has battled substance abuse issues for decades. However, it’s not known whether the new charges relate to drugs or alcohol.

Butch’s struggles have been chronicled on Teen Mom OG, with Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra talking on camera about the effect his choices have had on them.

He has been in and out of jail and rehab, working to get his sobriety in order so he can mend relationships with his children and grandchildren. His last jail stint prior to this was in 2017.

Catelynn and Tyler discussed Butch’s non-sobriety on Teen Mom OG

Butch Baltierra was discussed on the latest season of Teen Mom OG, with Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra talking about whether they should invite him to Vaeda’s first birthday.

It was speculated that he was no longer sober after returning to Michigan. Tyler even called the facility Butch was at to get advice and explore whether inviting him would be enabling.

The decision about inviting him weighed heavily on Catelynn and Tyler. In the end, Butch was not invited when Vaeda celebrated her first birthday in February.

In January, Catelynn Lowell said she and Tyler have almost no relationship with Butch due to his ongoing sobriety issues.

Last summer, it was reported that Butch told Dr. Drew Pinsky off-camera while filming the Teen Mom OG reunion that he was “done” with his Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous program.


Teen Mom OG is currently on hiatus.

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