Coast Guard crewmembers face courts-martial in San Diego Bay boat collision case

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Three members of a Coast Guard boat crew involved in a fatal collision in San Diego Bay late last year face courts-martial for criminal charges under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Rear Admiral Joseph Castillo, commander of the 11th Coast Guard District, decided to proceed with courts-martial following an Article 32 investigation into the incident. The dates and locations...

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.