Coast Guard member to face court-martial for sexual assault

Coast Guard member to face court-martial for sexual assault
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard Atlantic Area has scheduled a general court-martial at the Coast Guard Legal Service Command Norfolk Dec. 14, 2015 for a Coast Guard member accused of sexual assault and assault. Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric D. Pruett, 29, is accused of the following violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice: Article 120 –  two specifications sexual assault Article 128...

Coast Guard refers sexual assault case to court-martial

Coast Guard refers sexual assault case to court-martial
NEW ORLEANS – A Coast Guardsman accused of rape, sexual assault and assault will face a court-martial expected to begin in early April at the Hale Boggs Federal Building, here. The decision by Rear Adm. Kevin S. Cook, commander, 8th Coast Guard District, is based on the recommendation from an Article 32 hearing completed Oct. 22, that found reasonable grounds exist to try Petty Officer 3rd Class...