Three inmates facing additional charges are to appear in Middlefield Town Court today.

A man accused of threatening to kill some Otsego County jail staff, including one because of his race, is to appear in court at 9 a.m., a media release from Otsego deputies said.

Jesse John Miller, 22, of Springfield Center, was charged June 27 with making a terroristic threat, a felony, and second-degree aggravated harassment, a misdemeanor, the release said. He was arraigned in court before Middlefield Judge Donna Yerdon, who set bail at $5,000, and he was sent back to the jail, where he was being held on a parole violation.

If convicted of the terroristic threat charge, Miller faces up to seven years in prison.

Two other inmates are scheduled to appear on felony attempted-assault charges stemming from separate incidents, deputies said in a media release.

Brandon Stephen Frantz, 24, undomiciled, was charged with second-degree attempted assault, a felony, on June 27 after being accused of repeatedly punching another male inmate in the face May 31, the release said.

He was arraigned before Yerdon and sent back to the jail on $5,000 bail. He faces a maximum of four years in prison if convicted of the attempted-assault charge.

Andrew James Baker, 25, Mount Upton, was charged June 27 on accusations he punched another male inmate in the head several times June 4, the release said. After arraignment, he was sent back to jail without bail because of his three felony convictions, and he faces up to 15 years to life in prison if convicted of the pending felony charge.

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