Photos: Meet Michael Miller, accused dating-website sex assaulter now free on bond
A Michael Miller photo from his OKCupid dating profile. Additional images, a video and more below.
When accused sexual assaulter Michael Miller was released on bond yesterday, the judge in his case ordered him not to access the Internet. However, the dating profile that allegedly connected him to at least one victim remains online at this writing, offering a stark contrast with the behavior described in an arrest affidavit on view below.
The document outlines the reasons for a felony charge against Miller and suggests that he may have acted similarly toward others in the past.
One of the photos included on Miller's OKCupid profile.
The arrest report notes that Miller created a profile on the dating website OKCupid. Here's how he describes himself on the site:
Hey there my name is Mike, I live on my own in aurora and I am a native to Colorado. I love to make new friends and meeting new people. I am a very family oriented person and am a naturally caring person at heart. I enjoy watching movies and I also enjoy cooking for others. I have 2 dogs named Jake and Shelby, they are both Australian cattle/German Shepard mix. I am on here looking for a real relationship not games and no one nighters I know everyone has been burned in their life as far as that is concerned we live life to move on and the future is bright. So with that being said, I hope you like what you read and send a message if you want to know more.. :)
FYI something that's very important to know about me is that I only get to know people offline meaning phone/ in person if that isn't cool for you I wish you the best of luck. But I truly believe that people can't get to know people by typing online. Instead I get to know people by getting to know there personality in person or phone cause that is the real way to find out if we click. I hope you can accept this about me and good luck.
A screen capture of a link to Miller's OKCupid profile.
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The profile maintains that Miller is "really good at cooking" and includes the following items on a list of the first things people usually notice about him: "Kind, Nice, Good Personality, Great Smile, Nice Eyes." He notes that the six things he could never do without are "friends," "family," "my dogs," "my health," "electronics" and "love."
The latter is not much in evidence throughout the arrest affidavit assembled to justify a charge of "sex assault -- force." Here are the details.
Another photo from Miller's OKCupid profile.
The affidavit quotes a woman who said she responded to Miller's OKCupid profile. They subsequently spoke on the telephone and arranged for him to take the light rail to Golden, where she lived. She met him at the station and they proceeded to her residence; they'd agreed to go there after he explained that he didn't have any money.
In the time after they met, Miller repeatedly asked if the woman was "affectionate," the report says, and upon their arrival at her place, he seemed frustrated that her roommate was around -- at first, anyhow. During a subsequent tour of the apartment, the narrative states that he sat down on her bed and immediately began getting "touchy feely," rubbing her shoulders and making contact with the upper portion of her upper thigh and a breast.
This behavior reportedly made the woman increasingly uncomfortable, as did a revelation over a shared pizza that he was bipolar and on multiple types of medication. She said several times that they would not be having sex, she told investigators, but upon her return from the bathroom, she found he'd stripped down to his underwear.
Over the course of the next several minutes, the police report describes Miller aggressively pushing the woman to have sex. She tried to placate him via other methods, but in the end, he allegedly forced intercourse upon her, after which he asked, "You're still going to take me home, right?"
Another image from Miller's OKCupid profile.
As part of the investigation that followed, the affidavit's author discovered that Miller had one previous charge of sex assault -- a 2010 case in Aurora that had been dismissed -- and another case in which a report was filed.
Two of the women involved agreed to speak with police. One said Miller had forced sex on her while she yelled "Get the fuck off me" and "What the fuck are you doing?" The other, who'd responded to a Miller ad on Craigslist, recounted an episode in which he tore her pants after she'd told him she didn't want to have sex. He was so aggressive that she eventually capitulated to intercourse, albeit very much against her will.
This information didn't convince the judge to keep Miller in custody. He posted a $10,000 bond yesterday.
In the meantime, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office makes it clear that the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about Miller is encouraged to contact Investigator Michalene Parreco at 303-271-5623.
Here's a look at Miller's booking photo, followed by a 7News report on the case and the arrest affidavit.
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