Entertainment T.J. Miller Arrested for Allegedly Calling in a Fake Bomb Threat

20:01  10 april  2018
20:01  10 april  2018 Source:   hollywoodreporter.com

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Todd Joseph "T.J." Miller was taken into custody Monday night at LaGuardia Airport, the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter

The former Silicon Valley star was arrested for allegedly "intentionally conveying to law enforcement false information about an explosive device on a train traveling to Connecticut," according to authorities. 

Miller allegedly made the bomb threat on March 18. 

Miller appeared Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven and was released on a $100,000 bond, according to authorities. The charge carries a maximum term of imprisonment of five years.

The case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Joint Terrorism Task Force, Connecticut State Police, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department, Amtrak Police Department and Westport Police Department.

A request for comment from Miller's rep was not immediately returned. 

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