Jeremy Vuolo: Arrested for Drunkenly Assaulting a COP?!

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If you follow news of her family closely, then you're probably aware that Jinger Duggar has been labeled the resident "rebel" of the Counting On clan.

Of course, for the most part, the 23-year-old's acts of defiance have been incredibly tame by the standards of the non-Duggar population.

Jinger Duggar on Skates

For example, Jinger's decision to wear pants despite her family's strict long skirts-only policy is often interpreted as a very mild way of flouting the strict rules under which she was raised.

But while the pants get all the attention, Jinger's most salient act of disobedience was her decision to marry Jeremy Vuolo.

If you watched the young couple's courtship on Counting On, you know that patriarch Jim Bob Duggar was slow to embrace the idea of his daughter marrying Vuolo.

And it seems that Jim Bob's feelings on the situation haven't changed much in the year since Jinger and Jeremy tied the knot.

One major issue is that Jeremy and Jim Bob disagree on matters of religious doctrine.

Jinger, Jeremy Vuolo Photo

(Jeremy, a Texas-based minister, preaches the doctrine of Calvinism, a tenet that flies in the face of many of Jim Bob's core beliefs.)

But we now know that there's more to Jim Bob's disapproval than arcane theological disputes.

Vuolo has spoken publicly about his troubled youth in past interviews, but only now do we know the extent to which the 30-year-old rebelled against authority.

Police records recently obtained by Radar Online detail a 2008 incident in which Vuolo was taken into custody for drunkenly harassing a police officer.

“An intoxicated male who appeared to be a friend of the male that was involved was acting belligerent and shouting obscenities while in front of numerous subjects,” the reporting officer wrote, adding:

“Identified later as Jeremy Vuolo.”

Jinger and Jeremy Vuolo Picture

“For no apparent reason, Vuolo walked up to [the officer] and grabbed his right arm/bicep in a forceful manner,” the report reads. 

“Subsequently, Vuolo was arrested and transported back to HQ, where he was booked and later released to a sober friend.”

Vuolo's BAC was reported as .13 at the time of his arrest, which is considerably higher than the allowable Duggar family limit of 0.00.

“I was part of the college party scene and was living foolishly,” said in an interview last year.

“I’m not perfect, but I sought out accountability and I now see great victory in my life.”

Jinger, Jeremy Vuolo

Many Duggar fans feel that even though Vuolo has put his (relatively) hard-partying ways behind him, his less-than-godly past goes a long way toward explaining why Jim Bob was so reluctant to give his son-in-law permission to marry his daughter/

Yes, the incident took place nearly a decade ago, but with the exception of criminal acts that took place within his own immediate family, Jim Bob doesn't forget easily.

(In case it wasn't clear, yes, we're talking about the Josh Duggar sex scandals.)

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