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Inmate charged with perjury

An inmate at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility is due in court to face charges of perjury.

Police said Nicholas Miller, an inmate at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility, contacted the state police, bureau of criminal investigations in May and reported having inappropriate contact with his wife’s probation officer. Miller demanded his wife to be assigned a new probation officer and asked for several of his privileges within the facility to be reinstated.

Detectives with the state police opened an investigation into Miller’s allegation, discovering that Miller had knowingly made false statements. On Monday, June 19, during a follow-up interview, Miller confessed to making the false report. He is due in Rutland County Superior Court Criminal Division on Aug. 21 to answer to the charge of perjury.

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