[UPDATE] MCSO Arrests Man for Attempted Murder

By: MCSO Press Release
By: MCSO Press Release

[UPDATE] Madison County, FL -- April 26, 2012 --

Deputies say on Sunday April 8th, officers on routine patrol were told about a fight at the Rec-Room on Grand Street. After breaking up that fight, deputies say another one broke out down the street at the Boom Boom Room. There the officers found Rashard Miller bleeding from the stomach. Rashard Miller immediately told deputies that Antwan Miller had stabbed him.

After the fight, three other men were arrested for trying to start a riot. They are Melvin Morris, Johnny Morris, and Javon Hampton.

Rashard Miller was treated and released for his injuries and is now recovering. Deputies arrested Antwan Miller on Tuesday, April 24th.
He has since posted bond and has been released. No word yet on if Antwan is related to the man he stabbed, although they have the same last name.

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[UPDATE] Madison County, FL -- April 26, 2012 --

Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that the apprehension of Antwan Maurice Miller for the charges of attempted murder were as result of the following:

On the early morning hours (12:34 AM) of Sunday the 8th day of April 2012, Sheriff’s Deputies on routine patrol at an area in Greenville Florida known as the “Rec-Room” located at 1358 SW Grand Street were advised that a fight had started inside during a party. Sheriff’s
Deputies entered the building to stop the fights and disperse the crowds. As persons were exiting the building, fights ensued outside and Officers on the scene requested additional Officers for assistance. Rashard Miller and Antwan Miller, both known by a Sheriff’s Deputy, were observed arguing and were separated and ordered to leave the area. Upon dispersing the crowd from the “Rec-Room” Deputies noted the crowd gathering again down the street at an area known as the “Boom-Boom Room” located at 1622 SW Grand street Greenville, Fl.

Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the new location of the large crowd and while again attempting to disperse the crowd, witnesses informed the Officers that Rashard Miller had been stabbed. Officers located Rashard Miller within the crowd and noted that he was bleeding profusely from his abdomen. Rashard Miller immediately, without prompting, identified the suspect to be Antwan Miller. Officers requested immediate back up and an ambulance for medical attention as additional and sporadic fighting within the crowd continued.

Upon arrival of additional Officers, persons failing to comply with lawful orders and continuing to fight, obstruct officers of their lawful duty and/or incite the riot were arrested. Three (3) persons were arrested for their involvement in the disturbance and are as follows:

Melvin Morris: B/M, DOB: 12/05/1988 of Greenville Florida. Charged with Affray

Javon Hampton, B/M, DOB: 05/06/1990 of Tallahassee Fl. Charged with Inciting a riot and Obstruction

Johnny Morris, B/M, DOB: 10/31/1990 of Greenville, Fl. Charged with inciting a riot.

While continuing to disperse crowds and apprehend those failing to comply, Officers on the scene were informed of a vehicle accident and soon learned the vehicle was occupied by the suspect of the stabbing, Antwan Miller. Witnesses inside the wrecked vehicle confirmed Antwans presence and explained that Antwan Miller was attempting to flee the scene en route to Tallahassee Florida when the accident occurred but he had been picked up by an unknown motorist before officers arrived at the accident scene.

Rashard Miller was stabilized and transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital where he was admitted with serious bodily injury. At the time of this updated release, Rashard Miller has since been released from the hospital and is recovering.

The investigation into the stabbing remained pending until presenting a probable cause affidavit and an arrest warrant for Antwan Maurice Miller was issued and executed.

Antwan Maurice Miller Posted bond and was released from the Madison County Jail on Wednesday the 25th day of April 2012.

This case remains pending additional investigations and possible arrest.

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Madison County, FL -- April 25, 2012 --

Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that on Tuesday the 24th day of April 2012, the Sheriff’s Office received information concerning the location of Antwan Maurice Miller, being a wanted person for his involvement in an attempted murder case on April 7th, 2012.

Sheriff’s Office Investigators assigned as part of the Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force with the United States Marshal’s Service accompanied by other members of the Marshal’s Fugitive Task force responded to the location identified as 481 SE Church Street in Greenville, Florida.

Antwan Maurice Miller was in fact located at the residence and was apprehended and the arrest warrant executed without further incident. Miller was transported to the Madison County Jail and charged with attempted murder. The investigation remains pending.


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