Former Virgin Islands hospital CEO Rodney Miller faces a new criminal charge for allegedly attempting to submit a falsified Navy identification card as evidence during a trial at which he was convicted of hiding a bad-conduct discharge when he applied for his job.
Miller faces new criminal charge
Miller, 37, turned himself in to authorities March 11 and is free on bail. He is scheduled to enter a plea March 18. He continues to await trial on more serious allegations of misconduct, including grand larceny and embezzlement, during his 2002-07 stint as president and CEO of 123-bed Schneider Regional Medical Center, a government-run hospital on the island of St. Thomas.
Last year Miller was sentenced to probation and a $500 fine for misrepresenting his Navy background. According to prosecutors, he was given a bad-conduct discharge after pleading guilty to larceny and other charges to a court martial in 1995.
During the trial Miller's lawyer allegedly attempted to admit as evidence a Navy ID card showing Miller on active duty in 2002, according to an affidavit prosecutors filed to secure a warrant for his latest arrest. The judge declined to admit the card, and prosecutors obtained a subpoena to seize it.
Miller's attorney, William Glore, did not return a call requesting comment.
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