Death In Plymouth Hotel Leads to Drug Delivery Arrest

Updated: Feb 12




PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA - On August 14, 2020, the Plymouth Township Police Department initiated a drug overdose death investigation involving a male from the state of Indiana, who was found deceased in a local hotel room. The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office determined the cause of death was the “adverse effects of fentanyl”. This drug overdose death investigation revealed that Christopher Joseph MILEY was involved in the delivery of the fatal dose of fentanyl to the victim.


Christopher Joseph MILEY is charged with the following violations of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code and Title 35, Chapter 6, the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act:

  • 35 P.S. 780-113(a)(30): Possession with Intent to Deliver

  • 18 PACC 2504(a): Involuntary Manslaughter

  • 18 PACC 2705: Recklessly Endangering Another Person

  • 35 P.S. 780-113(a)(16): Possession of a Controlled Substance

  • 35 P.S. 780-113(a)(32): Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On December 16, 2020, Christopher Joseph MILEY surrendered at the Plymouth Township Police Department. The Honorable District Justice Francis Bernhardt arraigned MILEY and set bail at $50,000, unsecured. Judge Bernhardt held all charges for County Court at a preliminary hearing for MILEY on January 5, 2021. The Plymouth Township Police Department conducted this investigation jointly with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, Detective Bureau, Narcotics Enforcement Team.


Criminal charges, and any discussion thereof, are merely allegations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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