HELENA – A Helena suspect with four prior convictions for partner/family member assault is jailed on a fifth count.
Joseph Eldon Miller was arrested Wednesday following what witnesses say was a physical fight at a North Davis street address.
Prosecutors say Miller punched his girlfriend of 8 years in the chest during the altercation.
Miller was seen via video in Lewis & Clark County Justice Court Thursday afternoon. Bond in the case has been set at $20,000.
He’ll be arraigned in district court next month.
According to ConWeb, Miller also has prior convictions for burglary, criminal mischief and issuing a bad check.