GBI: Former deputy arrested for sexual misconduct in exchange for dropping charges

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The News: A former Monroe County deputy was arrested on charges of violating his oath of office today after the Georgia Bureau of Investigation found he made graphic comments to a suspect in exchange for having her charges dismissed.

The Story: According to the GBI, former deputy Bill Miller made graphic comments to a woman he had recently arrested in exchange for dismissal of the charges against her on August 14. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office requested a GBI investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct and Miller was subsequently arrested on Thursday.

Miller has been employed with the Monroe County Sheriff’s office since April and has been in law enforcement since 2014. He has been booked into the Monroe County Jail without incident.

The GBI investigation is active and ongoing.  Anyone with information is urged to contact the GBI at 478-445-4173.