Former Madison Township fire chief arrested on rape, other sexual charges involving a minor

Former Madison Township fire chief arrested on rape, other sexual charges involving a minor
The former Madison Township fire chief, Ronald Miller, was arrested on charges of rape and gross sexual imposition involving a minor, Butler Co. sheriff says (Source: City of Middletown Division of Police)

BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (FOX19) - A former Madison Township fire chief is facing charges of rape and gross sexual imposition involving a minor, according to Butler County Sheriff’s Office.

Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones says that Ronald Miller, 69, was arrested Sunday and taken to the Middletown City Jail.

Miller faces two counts of rape and four counts of gross sexual imposition involving a minor.

Sheriff Jones says crimes like these are difficult, especially when children are involved, “When the suspect is a former fire chief he is right where he needs to be, in jail.”

“Mr. Miller has not been an active member of our department in over 20 years. We are disappointed to hear of these allegations and our thoughts and prayers are with those involved,” Madison Township Fire Department wrote in a social media post.

Miller’s bond was set at $380,000 during a court hearing on Feb. 16. His preliminary hearing is set for Feb. 22.

Good afternoon, as most of you are probably aware by now Ronald Miller a former member of Madison Twp. Fire Dept. and...

Posted by Madison Township Fire Department on Sunday, February 14, 2021

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