Former Virginia Fire Chief Pleads Guilty For Embezzlement

Money stolen from a fund set up to buy flowers for firefighters with deaths in the family.


WILLIAMSBURG -- Richard Miller, James City County's former fire chief, pleaded guilty in circuit court today to embezzling about $62,000 in money that had been donated to the department.

Miller, 53, faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. His sentencing was set for Dec. 8.

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