Coast Guardsman convicted in Seattle court-martial

d13
SEATTLE — A Coast Guardsman was convicted of assault consummated by battery and sentenced by a military judge to 60 days restriction, forfeiture of $100 pay per month for six months, reduction in pay-grade to E-4, and a reprimand after pleading guilty at a special court-martial, Tuesday.

A pre-trial agreement limited the forfeiture and reduction in pay-grade portions of the sentence to forfeiture of $100 pay per month for two months and reduction in pay-grade to E-5.

Petty Officer First Class Joshua Brazil plead guilty to one specification of assault consummated by battery in violation of Uniform Code of Military Justice Article 128.

Brazil was assigned to Coast Guard Station Umpqua River, Ore., at the time the offenses occurred.

The courts-martial are the criminal courts established by Congress in the Uniform Code of Military Justice to try criminal charges against active duty military personnel. Additional information about the courts-martial system can be found at: http://www.uscg.mil/Legal/mj/MJ_Doc/mcm2012.pdf.

Related Posts

Comments are closed.