Teen Mom star Tyler Baltierra's sister Amber is arrested in Texas in connection with family violence

  • Her legal troubles involved cheating allegations against her ex-boyfriend 
  • Amber said she's getting though the tough time by staying faithful and sober 
  • She showed a chip from Alcoholics Anonymous indicating 18 months of sobriety
  • The 32-year-old went to rehab in May 2018 
  • Tyler and wife Catelynn have been in the MTV family for a decade 

Amber Baltierra, the sister of Teen Mom star Tyler Baltierra, was arrested on Sunday in Texas in connection with an assault that authorities indicated was an act of family violence that caused bodily harm.

Amber, 32, was placed in Williamson County main jail in Georgetown, Texas, according to police records, and bonded out on a $1,500 bond the next day. The Ashley's Reality Roundup initially broke the story.

In an Instagram Live clip posted Tuesday, Amber said her latest legal troubles were over a conflict with an ex-boyfriend after learning he had past cheated on her, according to the outlet.

Busted: Amber Baltierra, 32, the sister of Teen Mom star Tyler Baltierra, 27, was arrested Sunday in Texas in connection with an assault that authorities indicated was an act of family violence that caused bodily harm
In custody: Amber, 32, was placed in Williamson County main jail in Georgetown, Texas, according to police records, and bonded out on a $1,500 bond the next day

Busted: Amber Baltierra, 32, the sister of Teen Mom star Tyler Baltierra, 27, was arrested Sunday in Texas in connection with an assault that authorities indicated was an act of family violence that caused bodily harm

She said that she went to his house to speak with him about it, and 'lost it' when she saw a woman leaving the premises and she and her ex 'got into a fight,' leaving him with a bleeding forehead.

Amber previously took to Instagram in a clip Monday and said that while she's 'been off [her] rocker a little bit lately,' she's getting through the tough time staying faithful and sober. 

'As long as I keep a relationship with the guy in the sky who keeps me from getting high, I can make it,' said Amber, who displayed a chip from Alcoholics Anonymous indicating 18 months of sobriety. 

She added: 'Your girl's making it, and your girl's can, and you wanna know what, can't nobody get me down ... nothing's gonna break me - nothing.'

Rise to prominence: Tyler Baltierra shot to fame appearing on MTV series 16 and Pregnant in 2009 with then-girlfriend, now-wife Catelynn Lowell. He was snapped last year in NYC

Rise to prominence: Tyler Baltierra shot to fame appearing on MTV series 16 and Pregnant in 2009 with then-girlfriend, now-wife Catelynn Lowell. He was snapped last year in NYC 

Milestone: Amber displayed a chip from Alcoholics Anonymous indicating 18 months of sobriety in a Monday clip

Milestone: Amber displayed a chip from Alcoholics Anonymous indicating 18 months of sobriety in a Monday clip 

She said in an Instagram clip on Wednesday that she's dedicated to staying sober amid the storm.

'At the end of the day, we're still human - we're still human,' she said. 'We're sick in many different ways, but there is no man, there's no situation, and there's nothing on this earth that's worth more than my sobriety - my kids are worth more than a bottle.'

Amber is about a year-and-a-half from a rehab stint she began in May of 2018, Radar reported.

Recovering: Amber is about a year-and-a-half from a rehab stint she began in May of 2018

Recovering: Amber is about a year-and-a-half from a rehab stint she began in May of 2018

She was previously arrested April 10, 2013 in Michigan in connection with possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a restricted license, according to the site, after police said she had smoked marijuana in her vehicle.

Tyler Baltierra shot to fame appearing on MTV series 16 and Pregnant in 2009 with then-girlfriend, now-wife Catelynn Lowell. 

The couple has welcomed three daughters: Carly, 10, who they put up for adoption; Novalee, four, and Vaeda, eight months. They married in 2015.  

Teen Mom star Tyler Baltierra's sister Amber arrested in Texas in connection with family violence

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