The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff’s reported the arrest on Thursday (5/5) of a Sheriff’s Correction Officer, Brian Miller, age 47, a 14 year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office.
It is alleged Miller choked an inmate during an altercation in the jail. The inmate, being less than 17 years of age, was not injured during the altercation.
Miller was charged with Criminal Obstruction of Breathing or Blood Circulation, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, two counts of Falsifying Business Records in the 2nd Degree, and Harassment in the 2nd Degree.
Miller was arraigned in the Town of Lyons Court and released to appear at a later date to answer to his charges. Correction Officer Miller has been suspended, with pay, pending a departmental hearing.