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Man Accused of Using a Child to Steal Package from J.C. Home

Johnson City Police arrested a man for allegedly using a child to steal a package from a J.C. home.

Police arrested 48-year-old Bernard Miller, Jr., of Johnson City. Miller has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child and petit larceny. Authorities say the child will not be charged.

Johnson City Police said they received a report that a package had been stolen from the front porch of a High Street home on December 17th. Home surveillance footage showed a child stealing it. Investigators said it appeared they were taking direction from a man.

J.C. detectives said the investigation led them to Miller and the stolen package.

Miller is scheduled to appear in the Village Court at a later date.