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Special and General Courts-Martial for October 2016

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WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The following reports the results of Special and General Courts-Martial tried and completed within the United States Navy in October 2016. The cases are listed by the Navy Region in which they were tried.

Naval District Washington

General Court-Martial

*    At a general court-martial in Washington, D.C., Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph P. Bailey, USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to two specifications of sexual harassment. On October 14, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade Seaman, and confinement for 6 months. Pursuant to the pretrial agreement, automatic forfeitures are to be deferred and waived. 

*    At a general court-martial in Washington, D.C., a Midshipman was tried for rape. On October 27, 2016, the members returned a verdict of not guilty.

Special Court-Martial

*    None.

Navy Region Mid-Atlantic

General Court-Martial

*    At a general court-martial in Norfolk, Virginia, Petty Officer 1st Class Henry E. Dreyfus Jr., USN, pled guilty to larceny, and providing a false official statement, and was tried for numerous offenses to include false official statement, obstructing justice, and using a false writing in connection with a claim. On October 7, 2016, a panel of members returned a verdict of guilty and sentenced him to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, a fine of $20,000.00, and confinement for 12 months. 

*    At a general court-martial in Norfolk, Virginia, Petty Officer 3rd Class Kristopher R. Jackson, USN, was tried for numerous offenses to include sexual harassment and wrongful disposition of property. On October 13, 2016, a panel of members returned a verdict of guilty of sexual harassment and wrongful disposition of property and sentenced him to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade Seaman, a fine of $758.00, and confinement for 2 months. 

Special Court-Martial

*    At a special court-martial in Norfolk, Virginia, Seaman Ashly Pinard, USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to conspiracy to commit larceny and larceny. On October 13, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, a fine of $4,000.00, and confinement for 6 months. The pretrial agreement had no effect on his sentence.

*    At a special court-martial in Norfolk, Virginia, Chief Petty Officer Paul E. Manning Jr., USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to two specifications of unauthorized absence and false official statement. On October 19, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to reduction in rank to paygrade petty officer first class, confinement for 2 days, and hard labor without confinement for 3 months. Pursuant to the pretrial agreement, all confinement is to be disapproved.

Navy Region Southeast 

General Courts-Martial

*    At a general court-martial in Mayport, Florida, Petty Officer 1st Class Tyson M. Brown, USN, was tried for rape, aggravated assault with a loaded firearm, and patronizing a prostitute. On October 11, 2016, the members returned a verdict of guilty and sentenced him to a reprimand, to be discharged with a dishonorable discharge, to forfeit all pay and allowances, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, and confinement for 8 years.

*    At a general court-martial in Mayport, Florida, Seaman Apprentice Carleton M. Mielke, USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to sexual assault and unauthorized absence. On October 11, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to be discharged with a dishonorable discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, and confinement for 6 years. Pursuant to the pretrial agreement, confinement greater than 36 months is to be suspended. The suspended confinement may be served if the Service Member violates the terms of the pretrial agreement.

*    At a general court-martial in Pensacola, Florida, Petty Officer 1st Class Jerome A. Welsh, USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to wrongfully carrying a weapon. On October, 17, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to reduction in rank to petty officer 2nd class and confinement for 1 month. The pretrial agreement had no effect on his sentence.

*    At a general court-martial in Pensacola, Florida, Lieutenant junior grade Gregory Hogan, USN, was tried for sexual assault and false official statement. On October, 19, 2016, the military judge returned a verdict of guilty and sentenced him to a Dismissal from the service and confinement for 4 years.

Special Courts-Martial

*    At a special court-martial in Pensacola, Florida, Seaman Christopher Knox, USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to assault consummated by a battery and attempted assault consummated by a battery. On October, 04, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to forfeit $800.00 per month for 3 months, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, and confinement for 89 days. Pursuant to the pretrial agreement, all confinement greater than 60 days is to be suspended and remitted. The suspended confinement may be served if the Service Member violates the terms of the pretrial agreement.

*    At a special court-martial in Charleston, South Carolina, Petty Officer 3rd Class Dylan R. Jay, USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to wrongfully using, distributing, and introducing a controlled substance onto an installation. On October, 17, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, and confinement for 8 months. The pretrial agreement had no effect on his sentence.

*    At a special court-martial in Charleston, South Carolina, Petty Officer 3rd Class Phillip N. Weston, USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to wrongfully, using, distributing, and introducing a controlled substance onto an installation. On October 17, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit and confinement for 6 months. The pretrial agreement had no effect on his sentence.

*    At a special court-martial in Pensacola, Florida, Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Cooper, Jr., USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to inappropriate behavior towards recruits, false official statement, and assault consummated by a battery. On October 27, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, and confinement for 6 months. The pretrial agreement had no effect on his sentence.

Navy Region Northwest

General Court-Martial

*    At a general court-martial in Bremerton, Washington, Seaman Justin L. Claycomb, USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to wrongful attempt, conspiracy, distribution, and use of drugs and wrongful solicitation of another person to distribute drugs. On October 13, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, and confinement for 15 months. The pretrial agreement had no effect on his sentence.

*    At a general court-martial in Bremerton, Washington, Petty Officer 2nd Class Manuel L. Garcia, USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to wrongful introduction, possession, and use of drugs and assault consummated by a battery. On October 28, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, and confinement for 13 months. Pursuant to the pretrial agreement, automatic forfeitures of any pay and allowances are to be deferred and waived.

*    At a general court-martial in Bremerton, Washington, Petty Officer 3rd Class Davidmark M. Andion, USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to indecent recording. On October 31, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, and confinement for 15 months. The pretrial agreement had no effect on his sentence.

Special Court-Martial

*    At a special court-martial in Bremerton, Washington, Seaman Elvis Maldonadomedina, USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to unauthorized absence, wrongful possession of a product containing synthetic THC (Spice), and assault and battery. On October 13, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, and confinement for 4 months. Pursuant to the pretrial agreement, all confinement greater than time served (87 days) is to be suspended and remitted. The suspended confinement may be served if the Service Member violates the terms of the pretrial agreement. 

*    At a special court-martial in Bremerton, Washington, Petty Officer 3rd Class Clifton E. Lee Jr., USN, pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to assault and battery. On October 19, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to a reprimand and reduction in rank to paygrade Seaman. Pursuant to the pretrial agreement, any reduction in pay grade is to be disapproved.

Navy Region Southwest 

General Court-Martial

*    At a general court-martial in San Diego, California, a senior chief petty officer was tried for violation of a fraternization and sexual assault. On October 14, 2016, a panel of members returned a verdict of not guilty.

Special Court-Martial

*    At a special court-martial in San Diego, California, Seaman Tyeisha L. Washington, USN pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to reporting a false bomb threat. On October 17, 2016, the military judge sentenced her to a reprimand, to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, a fine of $2,500.00, and hard labor for 45 days. Pursuant to the pretrial agreement, the bad conduct discharge is to be disapproved.

*    At a special court-martial in San Diego, California, Seaman William H. Rusch, USN pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to breaking arrest, wrongful introduction of a controlled substance and wrongful use of a controlled substance. On October 18, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, and confinement for 6 months. Pursuant to the pretrial agreement, all confinement greater than 90 days is to be suspended and remitted. The suspended confinement may be served if the Service Member violates the terms of the pretrial agreement. 

*    At a special court-martial in San Diego, California, Seaman William A. Gutierrez III, USN pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to unauthorized absence, wrongful possession of drug paraphernalia, wrongful possession of device used to defeat drug testing program, wrongful use of marijuana, and two specifications of wrongful use of heroin. On October 20, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge and confinement for 95 days.

Navy Region Hawaii

General Court-Martial

*    At a general court-martial in Pearl Harbor, HI, a petty officer third class was tried for sexual assault. On October 06, 2016, a panel of members returned a verdict of not guilty. 

*    At a general court-martial in Pearl Harbor, HI, Petty Officer 2nd Class John L. Beaver Jr., USN pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to two specifications of aggravated assault and child endangerment. On October 18, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, and confinement for 22 months. The pretrial agreement had no effect on his sentence.

Special Court-Martial

*    At a special court-martial in Pearl Harbor, HI, Petty Officer 3rd Class James C. Moring, USN pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to false official statement, two specifications of forgery and obtaining services under false pretenses. On October 11, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to forfeit $1000 per month for 6 months, to a reduction in rank to paygrade seaman apprentice, and confinement for 89 days. The pretrial agreement had no effect on his sentence.

Navy Region Japan

General Court-Martial

*    At a general court-martial in Yokosuka, Japan, Petty Officer 2nd Class Bradley K. O'Donnell, USN pled guilty pursuant to a pretrial agreement to two specifications of sexual abuse of a child. On October 11, 2016, the military judge sentenced him to be discharged with a dishonorable discharge, reduction in rank to paygrade seaman recruit, and confinement for 2 years. The pretrial agreement had no effect on his sentence.

Special Court-Martial

None.

Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia

General Court-Martial

*    At a general court-martial in Naples, Italy, a petty officer 2nd class was tried for sexual assault and abusive sexual contact. On October 28, 2016, a panel of members returned a verdict of not guilty.

Special Court-Martial

*    At a special court-martial in Rota, Spain, Chief Petty Officer Greg Carman, USN was tried for sexual harassment and two specifications of abusive sexual contact. On October 19, 2016, a panel of members returned a verdict of guilty for sexual harassment and sentenced him to forfeit $1,000.00 per month for 2 months, reduction in rank to paygrade Seaman, and restriction for 30 days.

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