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I Corps Courts-Martial

Published: 02:04PM February 8th, 2018

U.S. V. SPC. MONTANOPARRA, 16TH CAB

On Jan. 5, Spc. Edgar J. Montanoparra, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, was convicted of abusive sexual contact. Montanoparra was also acquitted of two specifications of abusive sexual contact. Montanoparra was sentenced to be confined for 15 days and to be discharged from the service with a bad-conduct discharge.

U.S. V. SERGEANT

On Jan. 10, a sergeant was acquitted of assault upon a child and providing a false official statement. All rights and privileges have been restored.

U.S. V. SPC. HANSEN, 1ST BDE., 2ND INF. DIV.

On Jan. 15, Spc. Eric T. Hansen, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, was convicted of larceny and false official statements. Hansen was sentenced to be reduced to the grade of private (E-1), to be confined for 3 months and to be discharged from the service with a bad-conduct discharge.

U.S. V. PVT. SALAZAR, 555TH ENG. BDE.

On Jan. 17, Pvt. Jacob A. Salazar, 555th Engineer Brigade, was convicted of wrongful distribution of cocaine, wrongful distribution of ecstasy, wrongful distribution of Xanax, wrongful use of cocaine, wrongful introduction of cocaine, wrongful use of marijuana, insubordinate conduct toward a warrant officer, noncommissioned officer or petty officer and absence without leave. Salazar was sentenced to be confined for 17 months and to be discharged from the service with a bad-conduct discharge.

U.S. V. MASTER SGT. TILLER, 17TH FA BDE.

On Jan. 18, Master Sgt. Vernon W. Tiller, 17th Field Artillery Brigade, was convicted of adultery. Tiller was sentenced to be fined $5,000.

U.S. V. PFC. HALL, 1ST BDE., 2ND INF. DIV.

On Jan. 31, Pfc. Alexander B. Hall, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, was convicted of desertion. Hall was sentenced to be confined for 90 days, to be reduced to the grade of private (E-1) and to be discharged from the service with a bad-conduct discharge.

U.S. V. PFC. LONG, DIVARTY

On Jan. 31, Pfc. Joshua K. Long, 2nd Infantry Division Artillery, was convicted of wrongful distribution of a controlled substance, false official statement, involuntary manslaughter and wrongful use of a controlled substance. Long was sentenced to be confined for 22 months and to be discharged from the service with a bad-conduct discharge.

All articles are violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. I Corps and 7th Infantry Division are committed to preventing sexual harassment and sexual assault. Leaders at every level of the chain of command have an obligation to safeguard service members through prevention, education, investigation, victim advocacy, and, when appropriate, prosecution. One hundred percent of unrestricted reports of sexual assault and all reports of sexual harassment will be properly investigated and appropriately acted upon by the command.