Crime in the Military

Scott Airman's Trial to be in August on Desertion, Sex Abuse Charges

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Tech Sgt. David Helm, 30, the Scott Air Force Base airman who was the subject of a nationwide manhunt six weeks ago, is set to go to trial Aug. 24 at Scott on seven charges, including desertion, sexual assault causing harm, rape of a child using force and sexual abuse of a child with a lewd act resulting in contact. Helm remains an inmate of ... more

Alaska Coast Guard Officer Found Guilty of Stalking, Perjury

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A Coast Guard petty officer acquitted of state child sex abuse charges in 2013 has been convicted of perjury and stalking after a court martial in Kodiak. Petty Officer 2nd Class John Blackman, previously of Soldotna, was found guilty of violating two articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. A military court imposed six months of conf... more

Former Soldier Accused in Deadly Crash Wants Second Chance


A former Fort Bliss soldier accused of killing two highway workers during the construction of Spur 1966 last year had his bond reduced Monday and said he wants a second chance. Jan Michael Nieves Delgado, who was 18 at the time, faces charges of intoxicated manslaughter in the deaths of Jimmy Joe Broadstreet, 54, and James Green, 39. The two ... more

Remains Pulled From Lake May Be Air Force Vet Missing Since 1972

This photo, released by the Caldwell County Sheriff's Department, shows the car authorities pulled from a North Carolina lake in their investigation into a 43-year-old missing persons case.

Human remains found in a 1968 Pontiac pulled from a North Carolina lake may be those of an Air Force veteran missing for 43 years, authorities said. Caldwell County sheriff's investigators said Wednesday the car model matches the car belonging to 43-year-old Amos Shook, who was reported missing on Feb. 19, 1972. Sheriff Alan Jones told FoxNews.... more

AWOL Fort Carson Soldier Arrested in Death of Colorado Springs Woman

An entrance at Fort Carson, Colorado. (Defense Department photo)

An AWOL Fort Carson soldier who was jailed in late June was arrested Wednesday in the killing of 27-year-old Ashley Melnyczok, who was found stabbed to death in an apartment last month, Colorado Springs police said in a news release Wednesday. Kimsey, 22, faces a first-degree murder charge after his June 30 arrest when he was found driving Meln... more

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