Rensselaer County official fired after alleged threats to judge, weapons charges

Ex-Rensselaer County official arrested in alleged judge threat

Kevin Miller, the former head of the Rensseler County Veterans Services Agency has been fired for allegedly threatening a judge.

A former Rensselaer County official has been fired for allegedly making threats to a county judge.

Kevin Miller, 41, was arrested after police said he told Rensselaer County Court Judge Jennifer Sober to “watch her six,” according to court documents. That is military slang for watch your back. Miller was upset at the sentencing of his son’s killer and had to be removed from the court by state court officers after acting a “chaotic manner,” police said.   

Miller was charged with making a terrorist threat as well as misdemeanors of harassment and criminal contempt. In addition, he faces charge for police found illegal guns at his Pittstown home.

Miller was fired his job as director of Rensselaer County Veterans Services Agency.

Miller is currently in Rensselaer County Jail and will be back in court on May 31.