Washington Evening Journal
111 North Marion Avenue
Washington, IA 52353
Arrest made in alleged burglary, assault case
Mar. 28, 2023 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON — On Saturday, March 25 at approximately 3:45 a.m., the Washington Police Department was notified that a male subject had entered a residence in Washington, pointed a gun and threatened an occupant of the home.
The occupants of the home identified the suspect as Colby Miller, age 22, of Washington. Miller had left the scene prior to officers’ arrival. He was eventually located by police at approximately 11 p.m. on Saturday and, after an interview, was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail.
Miller is charged with Burglary 1st Degree (Class B felony); Going Armed With Intent (Class D felony); and Possession of Firearm by a Felon (Class D felony).
A Class B felony may be punishable by up to 25 years in prison and a Class D felony may be punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of at least $1,025 but not more than $10,250.
Miller is being held in the Washington County Jail on a $25,000 cash only bond.
NOTE: A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the person charged is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.