L.I. Store Owner Accused of Sexually Assaulting, Drugging 17-Year-Old Male Employee
Nassau County Police have arrested an Inwood man after he allegedly took part in forced sexual acts with a teenage worker at his business in January of this year.
Daniel Miller, 44, of Inwood, allegedly drugged a male employee, 17, on January 3rd, 2012, his first day working at Miller’s Inwood business, Botanica Inle Osain, a religious artifacts store at 70 Mott Street.
According to Special Victims Squad detectives, Miller gave the employee a cup containing a liquid mixed with Lorazepam, a drugged used to relieve anxiety, and told to drink it, unaware of the mixed drug in the solution.
The employee fell asleep soon after and Miller proceeded to have sexual relations with the employee inside of the store. The employee awoke at 4:00 a.m. and found himself inside of Miller’s Inwood home. Miller then proceeded to drive the employee home, where he notified police soon after.
The Special Victim Squad detectives arrest Miller on April 19th, 2012 at his Inwood home. Police are charging him with a Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree. Miller has not been arraigned at this time; he complained of chest pain and was transported to a local hospital to be admitted. Police said he will be arraigned as soon as possible.