1000-lb Sisters stars Amy Slaton and her husband Michael Halterman both have arrest records and mugshots. While she and her husband are often smiling and laughing on camera, a glimpse into their past tells a very different story. Neither is happy in the police-snapped photos you can see below.
1000-lb Sister: Michael Halterman’s Past Shows Arrest 5 Years Ago
Michael Halterman married Amy Slaton in 2020 and their lives changed a lot over the past year. Now, Michael and his wife are looking to have a baby after she lost enough weight to get gastric-bypass surgery. A few months post-op, she got pregnant. But, there’s more to her baby daddy, Michael Halterman than you might know.
We took a look back into his past and found Michael had a run-in with the law. In 2015, 1000-lb Sisters hubby Michael was arrested in Henderson, Kentucky. The initial charges that were listed against him were “assault, 4th degree (domestic violence) minor injury”. However, there aren’t any case files available to see how this case against Michael fared.
You can see Michael Halterman’s mugshot below and the charges listed from his arrest years ago.
Amy Slaton Opens Up About Arrest
Not only has 1000-lb Sisters husband Michael have an arrest record, but his wife does too. Amy Slaton is opening up about her prior encounter with the police. And she’s revealed what she did to get herself put in handcuffs.
Amy Slaton was arrested in Morganfield, Kentucky in 2010. Her initial charges were “theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting”. She talked about her detainment and what happened. Back then, she was dealing with a rough time in her life. Amy talks about how her grandfather died around this time. And she’d also recently been fired from her job when it happened.
It turns out Amy was wandering through Walmart and saw a book that caught her eye. So, she decided to steal it. 1000-lb Sisters co-star Amy Slaton said she put the item in her purse. But, when she walked out of the discount store, the security detectors beeped. A store employee asked if she stole anything. BUt when she let them check her bag, they found the hidden merchandise and asked if she’d paid for it.
1000-lb Sisters: Matching Criminal Records for Amy Slaton & Michael Halterman
Then, Amy told the staffer she already bought the item. However, the employee checked the cameras and called the police on Amy Slaton when they saw she’d lifted it. When the police officer arrived, he asked Amy if he needed to put handcuffs on her. The 1000-lb Sisters celeb said, “Nah”. Next, the police officer locked her in the local “drunk tank”.
But, the star from 1000-lb Sisters only ended up spending two hours in jail. Thankfully, her mom came and got her from the police department. She said that she went to court about a month later. Her punishment was that she owed a fine of $400 for the $8 book. And the low-cost store chain slapped her with a two-year ban.
While there’s not nearly as much info on Michael Halterman’s arrest, Amy Slaton was happy to share her criminal story. Stay tuned here for more updates on Amy, her husband Michael, and her sister and the other TLC stars.
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