Case Conclusion Date:February 14, 2013
Practice Area:Military Law
Outcome:Officer retained and provided rehabilitative transfer. Defense was able to discredit drug test result, and persuasively persuade Government that irrational behaviors warranted a second chance. Officer also avoids criminal conviction in state court.
Description:Government alleged officer used cocaine, based upon a hospital drug test result, and acted drunk and disorderly at a club. Officer's irrational behaviors included assault and evading arrest. Government initiates administrative action to separate probationary officer.