Crime in the Military

CMC Pleads Guilty to Prostitute Procurement Conspiracy

Command Master Chief Petty Officer Jesus Galura. Navy photo

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan -- The former command master chief of the USS Germantown admitted Wednesday at a court-martial that he oversaw a prostitution research ring operated by four senior chief petty officers aboard the ship. Command Master Chief Petty Officer Jesus Galura pleaded guilty to conspiracy to procure prostitutes, violation of a g... more

Army Private Accused of Raping Woman

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A U.S. Army private is accused of raping a Medina woman on two occasions and threatening her if she contacted authorities, according to Summit County sheriff's detectives. Floyd Keisner, 22, of Akron, has been charged with rape and kidnapping. Sheriff's spokesman Bill Holland detectives say Keisner first contacted the 20-year-old woman in Sept... more

Air Force Staff Sergeant Found Guilty in AFN Murder

A screen grab of AFN's Dmitry Chepusov

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Air Force Staff Sgt. Sean Oliver was found guilty of unpremeditated murder Wednesday in the killing of Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov, after two weeks of testimony at a court-martial here. Oliver had been charged with premeditated murder, but the panel of four officers and six enlisted was allowed to ... more

Former Army Sexual Assaults Prosecutor Found Guilty of Rape

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FORT BRAGG, N.C. — A former U.S. Army prosecutor who oversaw sexual-assault cases has been found guilty on rape charges following a six-day court-martial at Fort Bragg, military officials said Monday. Maj. Erik J. Burris was found guilty on two charges of rape, a charge of forcible sodomy, four charges of assault and a charge of disobeying an o... more

Staff Sergeant Convicted of Molesting Girl Gets 40 Years in Prison

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An Army staff sergeant convicted last week of sexually molesting a 10-year-old Oviedo girl was sentenced today in a Sanford courtroom to 40 years in prison. Jason Revis, 33, committed the crime in September of 2011. The child's mother walked in on them and stabbed Revis three times in the arm, according to trial testimony. However, the mother ... more

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