Crime in the Military

Soldier Convicted, Sentenced to 45 Years in Peer's Slaying


An Army jury Wednesday convicted a Joint Base Lewis-McChord infantryman of murder without premeditation in the slaying of a fellow soldier on a Lakewood street. He was then sentenced to 45 years in prison but will be eligible for parole in less than nine years, with credit for time served. Pvt. Jeremiah Hill, 24, was spared from the mandatory l... more

Friends Testify Against JBLM Soldier Accused of Murder

Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldiers once described as accomplices in the slaying of another soldier spent Tuesday distancing themselves in court from their friend who wielded the knife on the night of the death. Two of the four soldiers who were with Pvt. Jeremiah Hill when he allegedly murdered Spc. Tevin Geike testified in court that they did n... more

Scott Air Force Base Airman Pleads Guilty to Porn Charges

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BELLEVILLE -- An airman stationed at Scott Air Force Base has pleaded guilty in federal court charges related to beastiality and child pornography. Belleville resident, Steven M. Zachman, an active duty airman stationed at Scott Air Force Base, pled guilty in federal district court last week to a one-count felony information charging that he kn... more

'Military Mistress' Wanted in 3 States is Stopped, Let Go

Bobbi and Zackerie House are wanted for fraud in Oregon. (Marion County Sheriff's Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon authorities say the woman dubbed the "Military Mistress" was stopped by sheriff's deputies in Alabama who seized the stolen car she and her current husband were living in, but then released the pair because they were not suspected of any local crimes. The Marion County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Bobbi Ann Finley ... more

Alleged Abuses by New Jersey Military Couple Listed in Trial


NEWARK, N.J. — An Army major and his wife engaged in "a regimen of abuse and neglect" with their three young foster children over a period of years that left the toddlers with broken bones and numerous other health problems, a federal prosecutor told a jury at the couple's child abuse trial Monday. John and Carolyn Jackson also forced some of t... more

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