Panel determines sentence in Coast Guard Court-Martial

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The court-martial panel that found a Coast Guard petty officer guilty of a violation of Uniform Code of Military Justice Article 92, dereliction of duty, yesterday has announced their decision on a sentence today.  Petty Officer 3rd Class Paul A. Ramos was sentenced to: Three months confinement; Reduction in rank from paygrade E-4 to E3, and; Forfeiture of $1,300...

Panel reaches verdict in Court-Martial over San Diego boat collision

ALAMEDA, Calif. – A general court-martial convened March 7, 2011, at the 11th Coast Guard District headquarters in Alameda, Calif., has reached a verdict on Uniform Code of Military Justice charges filed against Petty Officer Paul A. Ramos. The charges stem from the Dec. 20, 2009, collision between a Coast Guard patrol boat Ramos was operating and a civilian vessel during an evening holiday boat...

Coast Guard crewmembers charged in San Diego Bay boat collision

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Criminal charges ranging from involuntary manslaughter to dereliction of duty have been preferred by the Coast Guard against four boat crewmembers from Coast Guard Station San Diego in connection with a fatal collision between one of the station’s patrol boats and a civilian vessel in San Diego Bay late last year.