FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jackson, MS—A McComb man has been arrested for exploiting thousands of dollars from a vulnerable person, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.
Kenneth Miller, age 61, of McComb was arrested today by investigators of the Attorney General’s Vulnerable Adults Unit, along with deputies from the Pike County Sheriff’s Office. Miller was indicted by a Pike County Grand Jury on April 19 for felonious exploitation of a vulnerable person. He is accused of exploiting approximately $16,439.24 from the impaired, elderly victim.
“We deeply appreciate Sheriff Mark Shepherd and his department for their assistance in this arrest,” said Attorney General Hood.
Miller was booked into the Pike County jail. No bond has been set. Miller was indicted as a habitual offender and , if convicted, faces up to 10 years behind bars without the possibility of parole. As with all cases, the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
The case is being investigated by Perry Tate and prosecuted by Special Assistant Attorney General I. Mikell Buckley.