Deadpool 2 Star TJ Miller Arrested For Allegedly Making Fake Bomb Threat
Miller has been released on a $100,000 bond.
Silicon Valley alum and Deadpool 2 star TJ Miller is facing some serious trouble and possibly jail time. Miller was arrested Monday night, April 9, after allegedly calling in a bomb threat on a train in early March.
According to a press release from authorities, which was obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, Miller is accused of "intentionally conveying to law enforcement false information about an explosive device on a train traveling to Connecticut." The United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut says the comedian allegedly dialed 911 and claimed he was on a train traveling from Washington, DC to New York City's Penn Station and that a woman on the same train has a "bomb in her bag."
Authorities stopped and evacuated that train, searching for any sign of an explosive device, and came up empty. What's more, Miller was also not on the train. Instead, he was on a different train. The attendant of that train claims the actor and comedian "appeared intoxicated" and continued to drink during his travel. Before being removed from the train in New York, he allegedly had hostile exchanges with a woman in his car.
At this point, Miller has been released on a $100,000 bond, after appearing before a judge in Connecticut. The case is being investigated by not only the Metropolitan Transit Authority and Connecticut State Police but the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Joint Terrorism Task Force. Should he be convicted, Miller could face up to five years in prison.
This is not the first time Miller has been in trouble with the law. In 2016, he was arrested due to the alleged assault of an Uber driver over a disagreement about Donald Trump. In late 2017, allegations of sexual misconduct dating back to his time in college surfaced. At the time, Miller and his wife claimed the maintained the accusations were false.
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