Monterey County Sheriff’s son charged with possession
June 29, 2011
Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies served a warrant Tuesday at the home of Sheriff Scott Miller’s 25-year-old son, Jacob, for felony possession of a controlled substance for sale (methamphetamine), an infraction for marijuana possession, and a misdemeanor for possession of drug paraphernalia. [Monterey County Weekly]
Bail has been set at $23,500.
Miller claims he was unaware of the warrant until 11:30 a.m., about the time his deputies were searching his son’s apartment, which is attached to the sheriff’s home.
“I’m not involved in terms of the investigation,” Miller told the Monterey County Weekly Tuesday. “I’m keeping myself separate.” Asked if he knew his son’s whereabouts, the sheriff responded, “I have no idea.”
It’s not Jacob Miller’s first run-in with law enforcement. He was charged with misdemeanor drug offenses in January of this year and in November 2007, and was a suspect in a credit card fraud case in October 2010.
A time for the arraignment has not yet been set.