NEW HAVEN (CBSMiami/AP) — A celebrity found himself behind bars after an argument with a stranger went way too far.READ MORE: Sports Car Wedged Under Big Rig In Miami Crash, Passenger Rescued
Actor T.J. Miller has been charged with calling 911 to falsely claim that a woman on the same train as him had a bomb in her luggage.
Federal prosecutors in Connecticut say Miller was released on $100,000 bond after an initial appearance in federal court in New Haven on Tuesday.READ MORE: AAA: Gas Prices Rise Across Florida As Oil Prices Surge; Average Price For Gallon Of Regular At $3.22
The former “Silicon Valley” actor and comedian was arrested in New York on Monday.
Prosecutors say Miller called in the false bomb information on March 18 after getting into a verbal confrontation with a woman on a train traveling from Washington D.C. to New York. The train was stopped in Westport, Connecticut, where it was searched. No explosives were found.
The public defender who represented Miller on Tuesday did not return a call for comment.MORE NEWS: Free Rapid At-Home COVID-19 Tests Can Be Ordered Online Starting Wednesday
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