Corrections Officer Arrested For Being Drug Pipeline
Michael Miller (courtesy: Warren County Drug Task Force)
Lahray Thompson (courtesy: Warren County Drug Task Force)
A Warren County corrections officer is in jail for accepting drugs and money to be passed along to a prison inmate.
Authorities say that Michael Miller, 37, of Clarksville accepted money and a shipment of marijuana to be delivered to Lahray Thompson who is an inmate at the Warren Correctional Institute.
Police say they arrested Miller, an eight year veteran at the corrections facility, on Monday in Deerfield Township after he accepted the unknown quantity of marijuana and a 600 dollar payment from an undercover officer. The arrest caps, what police say, is a three month investigation by numerous agencies. After the arrest, police also searched the cell of Thompson and found marijuana.
Miller has been charged with two counts of Conveyance of Drugs, both felonies, and because he is a corrections officer, is in mandatory incarceration.