Las Vegas won’t be Iraq or Afghanistan for Kevin Leduc, but it will give the Army veteran the opportunity to continue to serve his country.
A military judge and counsel for the defense and government succeeded in filling a jury panel Friday in a sex abuse and assault court-martial of a Nellis Air Force Base major.
The court-martial of a Nellis Air Force Base major accused of sex abuse and assault of an enlisted man remained stalled Thursday while a military judge waited for the base convening authority to find more candidates for a jury panel.
The military judge presiding in the sexual abuse and assault court-martial of a Nellis Air Force Base major excused all but four of the 11 officers who were detailed to serve as court members, or jurors, leaving the panel one shy of a quorum to proceed with the trial Wednesday.
Maj. Charles L. Cox Jr. pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual assault and abuse of an enlisted man in a court-martial proceeding Tuesday at Nellis Air Force Base.
Nellis Air Force Base officers will proceed Tuesday with prosecuting and defending one of their own for alleged sex abuse.
A former Nellis Air Force Base officer was awarded nearly $1 million this month for blowing the whistle on a contract-steering scam involving a middleman in Florida and an engineering company hired to develop anti-terrorism techniques for a now-defunct warfare unit at the base.
A North Las Vegas gun dealer is giving away $4,025 from the sale of a handgun once owned by rogue former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner.