Father Michael Miller's Case Continued for 20th Time

Priest from the Kensington section of Berlin is facing charges of child porn possession and risk of injury is due in court on March 28.


Father Michael Miller, formerly of St. Paul's Church in Kensington had his hearing Wednesday continued to March 28, 2013. The hearing will take place in GA 15 Courthouse, at 20 Franklin Square, New Britain.

This is the 20th time the case has been continued since it came to the court last summer. Miller was arrested July 12, 2011 on five felony counts of risk of injury to a minor and a misdemeanor obscenity charge.

As part of an ongoing investigation, police served a warrant on Miller, 41, pastor of Saint Paul’s Catholic Church in Kensington. 

Miller was processed and released after posting a $150,000 bond. His case was ordered sealed by the court and no additional information is being released at that time but the case was unsealed later last summer.

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Miller was hospitalized on July 4, 2011 when he was taken by Life Star helicopter to St. Francis Hospital in Hartford.

Later that summer, The Berlin Police Department arrested Miller on three additional counts to the ones he is already facing. Miller was charged and arrested for obscenity, possession of child pornography and risk of injury to a minor.

One of the reasons the court case may have been continued was that the Berlin Police Dept. was working on forensics from cell phones and computers, which according to police takes time.

These forensic clues provide more evidence in the case against Miller, who was very popular in his tenure at St. Paul's.

makayla parks February 21, 2013 at 12:53 PM
He should be in jail.
Wendy February 21, 2013 at 09:14 PM
It will be swept under the carpet like all the other cases and Father Michael will be relocated to another church where he will be in contact with more young boys and the vicious cycle will continue. Records are sealed and we will NEVER know the outcome. The Church is handling it; enough said.


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