Miley Cyrus' VMA Date Gets 6 Months in Jail for Probation Violation
Officers led away 22-year-old Jesse Helt in handcuffs Tuesday after he asked Judge Monte Campbell for leniency.
Helt told the judge he'd "like to be viewed as a good person, not as a nuisance to society."
Helt was arrested in 2010 on misdemeanor charges. The next year, he failed to meet with his probation officer or complete community service because he'd moved to Los Angeles. He sought modeling work and was homeless from time to time.
Cyrus met him at a shelter. Publicity from his appearance at the ceremony brought the probation violation to light.