A Loudoun County Sheriff’s Deputy was served two citizen obtained criminal summonses today following an alleged domestic-related assault outside of the Loudoun County Courthouse in January.
Deputy Eric Miller is alleged to have assaulted an adult male on January 29. On August 24, the victim appeared before a Loudoun County Magistrate and obtained the summonses for simple assault and disorderly conduct.
Miller was off duty at the time of the alleged assault but about to start his shift, LCSO Public Information Person Kraig Troxell said. Meanwhile, he has been placed on paid administrative leave and is set to appear in court later this month.
Deputy Miller is a 10-year veteran of the LCSO and works in the Courts and Corrections Division and has been placed on paid administrative leave.
This story was updated at 8:30 p.m. to include more information on the situation.