Man arrested on suspicion of pulling knife on man who criticized how he handled his dog

July 30, 2018

Michael Miller

A Goshen man was arrested Sunday for allegedly assaulting a man who criticized how he handled his dog.

Michael Miller, 27, was arrested by Springville police after dispatch received a call about Miller allegedly pulling a knife on another man and threatening to kill him.

When police arrived, Miller told them the man had been critical about how he was handling his dog, according to the police report.

The other man told police he had seen Miller on the side of the road and told him he was concerned about his dog, then Miller became upset and pulled a knife, according to the police report. The man said Miller was aggressive and used words that made him feel threatened, and that Miller ran away when he started to call police.

Police found a knife on the corner where Miller had run away to. After he was arrested, Miller told police the knife that had been found was his and that he had pulled the knife on the man.

Miller was booked into Utah County Jail on suspicion of one count of aggravated assault, a third-degree felony, and one count of obstructing justice, a Class A misdemeanor.

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