Coast Guard Petty Officer convicted, sentenced in sexual misconduct case

Coast Guard Petty Officer convicted, sentenced in sexual misconduct case
NEW ORLEANS – A Coast Guardsman was convicted and sentenced during a General Court-Martial in New Orleans, Thursday. Petty Officer 2nd Class Leonel Hinojosa, 32, was sentenced to reduction to E-1, confinement for two years, and a Dishonorable Discharge from the United States Coast Guard. While he is in confinement he forfeits the right to his pay and allowances. Hinojosa was convicted under the Uniform...

Coast Guard to convene General Court-Martial for Coast Guardsman accused of sexual misconduct

Coast Guard to convene General Court-Martial for Coast Guardsman accused of sexual misconduct
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard Eighth District is scheduled to convene a General Court-Martial in New Orleans, Thursday, for a Coast Guardsman accused of misconduct, including sexual misconduct. Petty Officer 2nd Class Leonel Hinojosa is accused of violating Article 92 (Dereliction of Duty), Article 107 (False Official Statement), Article 120 (Abusive Sexual Contact), Article 120c (Other Sexual Misconduct)...

Coast Guardsman to face court-martial for sexual assault

 Coast Guardsman to face court-martial for sexual assault
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guardsman accused of sexual assault and abusive sexual contact will face a general court-martial expected to begin on Jan. 20, 2015 in Norfolk. The decision by Vice Adm. William Lee, Coast Guard Atlantic Area commander, is based on the recommendation of an Article 32 hearing held on October 2. The investigating officer found that reasonable grounds exist to try Seaman Luis...

Coast Guardsman found guilty of assault in Key West

Coast Guardsman found guilty of assault in Key West
MIAMI — A Coast Guardsman on trial for abusive sexual contact, assault consummated by battery, and drunk and disorderly conduct was sentenced to 30 days restriction and 30 days hard labor without confinement after a special court-martial, Friday. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael G. Gold, 40, was found guilty of assault consummated by battery in violation of the Uniformed Code of Military...