Surveillance footage shows 49ers tight end Bruce Miller bloodied and in drunken stupor
Surveillance footage has emerged showing showing former San Francisco 49er Bruce Miller stumbling from a drunken fight that had him kicked off the team at the weekend. Police said the tight end went to the Fisherman’s Wharf Marriott on Columbus Avenue about 2:45 a.m. and tried to get a room, but when he was told there were none available he knocked on a random room. Inside the room was an elderly couple and their 29-year-old son, who told Miller he was in the wrong room. However Miller then allegedly attacked the man.
CCTV footage taken from the hotel across the street, where Miller stumbled following the fight, show the 248-pound bleeding from the head and vomiting, wearing jogging pants and a tank top.
Drunk and bloodied: CCTV has emerged showing showing former San Francisco 49er Bruce Miller stumbling from a drunken fight that had him kicked off the team at the weekend
The surveillance footage was taken at a hotel across the street from where the attack occurred. Miller is seen bleeding from a head wound and stumbling around drunkenly
According to staff at the Travelodge hotel, Miller was slumped over vomiting before police found him
Arrest: The CCTV also shows Miller being taken into custody. He was charged with elder abuse, assault, battery and threats
Officials say that after Miller hit the 29-year-old man in the room, the victim’s 70-year-old father came to his aid, but was also attacked by Miller. Both the son and father were sent to a hospital for their injuries.
Police were called to the Marriott but Miller had left by the time they had arrived. According to the owner of the hotel across the street, Miller walked around aimlessly.
‘He couldn’t, and he came outside this way, and he sat down here and he started vomiting over here.’
Football player Bruce Miller was arrested early Monday after he allegedly punched a 70-year-old hotel guest and his son. He is pictured left in a June 2015 mug shot from a domestic dispute
The 49ers tight end reportedly attacked the two men at a Marriott Hotel in San Francisco, California, on Monday after he randomly knocked on their door
The 49ers acknowledged ‘the media report regarding Bruce Miller’ before issuing a tweet announcing his release
The responding officers then found him at the Travelodge hotel across the street and arrested Miller, who was highly intoxicated.
He was arrested on charges of aggravated assault, elder abuse, threats, and battery. He was also charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Miller was booked into San Francisco County Jail, however was released on Monday after posting $78,000 bail.
However, even before he was released, the San Francisco 49ers announced they were cutting ties with the five-year veteran. Miller had spent Sunday with friends at the Palm House restaurant, where he posted a photo to his Instagram with the caption: ‘Sunday’s are for the boys.’
Mille posted this photo of himself and two friends at the Palm House restaurant on his Instagram on Sunday afternoon, hours before his arrest
Miller was told the hotel was full when he tried to check into the hotel at Fisherman’s Wharf on Sunday night. He returned hours later and knocked on the wrong door, allegedly attacking a father and son who were staying inside, according to sources cited by KTVU.
The 70-year-old was punched in the face and broke several bones after he tried to help his son, the news station reported. They were both hospitalized.
In 2015, Miller (pictured center) underwent a court-mandated course on domestic violence after he pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor disturbing the peace
He was arrested and charged with elder abuse, battery, assault, and making criminal threats, according to ABC. The 49ers acknowledged ‘the media report regarding Bruce Miller’ before issuing a tweet that announced his release.
In 2015, Miller underwent a court-mandated course on domestic violence after he pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor disturbing the peace. He was accused of shoving his then-fiancee during an argument. Miller was a seventh-round draft pick for the 49ers in 2011.