Charles Miller under investigation after giving false information at hospital
Monday, April 25, 2011 2:04 AM
The Hillsboro Police Department is investigating an incident of theft by deception that occurred Easter Sunday at Highland District Hospital in Hillsboro.
The HPD said Charles L. Miller arrived at the HDH emergency room seeking medical services. During the admitting process, the HPD said Miller provided a fictitious name, date of birth and home address.
Hospital staff recognized Miller from a previous visit and realized he had provided a different name.
The hospital staff contacted police, who were able to determine Miller's identity.
According to the HPD, Miller said he gave false information in order to avoid financial liability for medical services.