Personal Trainer May Have Turned Female Clients Into Victims of "extreme emotional, sexual, and physical abuse"
Fitness buffs may enjoy a little endorphin and muscle stimulating abuse at the hands of their personal trainers, but for an unknown number of women who hoped to get in shape at the hands of one North Hollywood based pro, the abuse may have been criminal.Detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department's North Hollywood division are hoping more women who signed up to work under the tutelage of 35-year-old Dejon Alan Miller will come forward, following Miller's arrest Wednesday, reports City News Service.
Miller remains in police custody today in connection with an assault with a deadly weapon that took place in December.
"As a trainer, I like to keep things professional, realistic and a lil' funky at the same time - which you'll notice by my tattoos, many body piercings!" Miller says of himself in his bio. Over on MySpace, Miller's screen name is "Dejon - DANGER - Miller."
The LAPD believe Miller used several websites to advertise his personal training service to female trainees and fitness models, but instead turned those clients into victims of what has been described by cops as "extreme emotional, sexual and physical abuse caused by Miller."
Miller runs the e2fit program, and espouses an "energy in equals energy out" philosophy, which is outlined on his site.
Other victims are being encouraged to come forward, and contact the LAPD.
Miller is being held in lieu of $1.3 million bail.