JS man allegedly assaults three

JERSEY SHORE — Brian Miller, 43, of 36 Drake Lane, Jersey Shore, allegedly assaulted three victims after being woken up, according to state police.

After being woken up by one of the people cooking downstairs with a juvenile at 3:30 p.m., Miller allegedly began yelling obscenities before retrieving a muzzleloader firearm from his truck, according to Trooper Robert Jacobs.

A second alleged victim was able to calm Miller down while a third person took the firearm away. However, once Miller realized the firearm was taken away, he allegedly grabbed the third person.

Miller began allegedly assaulting the first two individuals, bruising one’s face and causing the other to fall on a concrete floor, concussing her. Miller allegedly struck her in the jaw and neck region.

As the victims drove away in their cars, miller allegedly retrieved the muzzleloader and fired one shot.

Miller was arraigned for simple assault and harassment by Whiteman, who set bail at $12,500. Miller, unable to post bail, is being held in the Lycoming County Prison until his preliminary hearing scheduled for Jan. 6, 2021.


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