Marine Lance Corporal Apprehended, Charged with Armed Robbery After Fleeing Camp Lejeune

Editor’s Notice: This tale was up to date Friday night with information of Miller’s apprehension and expenses.

A Camp Lejeune Maritime was apprehended and billed late Friday night time after fleeing from the North Carolina base Thursday afternoon, officers mentioned.

Officials with 2nd Marine Division issued a statement early Friday night asking the general public to be on the lookout for Lance Cpl. Shawn M. Miller, a subject artillery cannoneer with 2nd Battalion, 10th Maritime Regiment. He experienced previous been seen around 6 p.m. Thursday in Jacksonville, the city outside the house Lejeune, according to a news launch from 2nd Marine Division.

Just prior to 11 p.m. Friday, division officials introduced that Miller had been caught.

“[Naval Criminal Investigative Service], working jointly with the Richlands Police Office and Onslow County Sheriff’s Business, apprehended Lance Cpl. Miller tonight at somewhere around 8 p.m. in Richlands, N.C.,” officials stated in the updated launch. “Lance Cpl. Miller was transported to the Onslow County Detention Center and is being held on an armed robbery demand brought by the Pender County Courtroom.”

Information about Miller was not promptly accessible in the online Pender County courtroom system.

Miller fled Lejeune right after he was purchased to pretrial confinement, officials claimed. The initial launch mentioned that Miller has active warrants in the condition of North Carolina.

— Gina Harkins contributed.

— Hope Hodge Seck can be achieved at [email protected]. Stick to her on Twitter at @HopeSeck.

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