Former GCS Employee Facing Child Sex Charges Met Victim Online

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Police say a former Guilford County Schools employee, facing child sex charges, met his 15-year-old victim on a dating website.

A detective with the Greensboro Police Department revealed the information to a judge during Scott Daniel Miller's first court appearance Tuesday.

Miller, 38, made the appearance via video conference at the Guilford County Courthouse.

The former Guilford County Schools employee faces two counts each of crimes against nature, statutory sex offense, indecent liberties with a child, and statutory rape.

The detective -- also in court Tuesday -- asked the judge to keep Miller's bond at $750,000; the judge granted the request.

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Miller was a speech pathologist at Kirkman Park Elementary in High Point and at Pilot Elementary in Greensboro, according to Guilford County Schools.

He is accused of having sexual relations with a 15-year-old girl on at least two occasions. Police say Miller and the victim did not meet through either of Miller's schools.

Police arrested Miller at his house Friday after a five-month investigation.

Susan Danielsen, public information officer for the Greensboro Police Department, told WFMY News 2 the department received the case from Winston-Salem police. Once Winston-Salem investigators realized Miller's offenses happened in Greensboro, they sent the case to GPD.

Danielsen said the department handled the case for about one of the five months. She also said the department was not able to notify the school system about Miller's pending charges until the day of his arrest; investigators needed time to develop a case against him.

Danielsen said the department had not received any other complaints about Miller.

Guilford County Schools released a statement to WFMY News 2 over the weekend that read, "The allegations are deeply disappointing and not reflective of the quality of our 10,000 employees. Our first concern is, of course, for the victim in this situation."

Principals at Kirkman Park and Pilot Elementary sent a phone message to parents and staff at their schools Saturday, according to the school system.

Miller's next court date is set for Feb. 26 at 8:30 a.m.


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