Man Sentenced for Strangling Spouse in Japan
Sept. 15, 2023 - A Michigan man was sentenced to one year and a day in prison for assaulting and strangling his spouse at their off-base residence outside of U.S. Army Garrison Japan in Sagamihara, Japan.
Army CID launches Crime Prevention Business Coalition at Camp Humphreys
Sept. 11, 2023 - The Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division is proud to announce the successful launch of its Crime Prevention Business Coalition. The coalition’s goal is to enhance community safety and to solve complex criminal investigations in the area surrounding Camp Humphreys, South Korea, commonly known as "The Ville", a vibrant community known for its diversity and its appeal to military families.
Preci Manufacturing to Pay $150,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
July 27, 2023 - The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced that Preci Manufacturing Inc. (Preci) has agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by selling parts to the United States military that Preci failed to test, despite clear contract testing requirements meant to ensure the strength and durability of the parts.
UPDATED: Seeking Information on Missing Soldier
July 18, 2023 - The Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division is requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing Soldier assigned to the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, Katterbach Kaserne, Germany, Staff Sgt. Jonathan Dean Lane.
Incident on Fort Stewart Georgia
July 10, 2023 - The Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division has a subject in custody related to this morning's vehicle crash at the 3rd Infantry Division headquarters building on Fort Stewart, Georgia.
Seeking Information on Missing Soldier
July 6, 2023 - The Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division is requesting public assistance in locating a missing Soldier assigned to the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, Katterbach Kaserne, Germany.
Army CID’s Cold Case Unit Reinvestigating 30-Year-Old Murder Case
June 30, 2023 - The Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division’s Cold Case Unit is offering a $50,000 reward for credible information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the 1993 murder of Pfc. Erica D. Holder.
Former Army Reservist Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Theft of Government Funds
June 16, 2023 - Former United States Army reservist Lynea Sanders was sentenced on June 15, 2023, to 3 years of probation, 150 hours of community service, and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans. Pursuant to the Mandatory Victim Restitution Act, Chief Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown further imposed restitution of $21,780.18, which Sanders has already paid. Sanders previously pled guilty to conspiracy to commit theft of government funds, having stolen $21,780.18 from the United States Department of the Army by claiming reimbursement for the performance of military funeral honors ceremonies that never happened.
U.S. Army Soldier Pleads Guilty To Terrorism Charges For Attempting To Assist ISIS To Conduct Deadly Ambush On U.S. Troops
June 14, 2023 - U.S. Army Private First Class Cole Bridges Provided Tactical Guidance in Attempt to Help ISIS Attack and Murder U.S. Service Members in the Middle East. Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that COLE BRIDGES, a/k/a “Cole Gonzales,” pled guilty to attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization and attempting to murder U.S. military service members based on BRIDGES’s efforts to assist the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (“ISIS”) to attack and kill U.S. soldiers in the Middle East. BRIDGES pled guilty today before U.S. District Judge Lewis J. Liman.
UPDATE: CHILD FOUND SAFE - $1000 Reward Offered for Information on Missing Fort Eustis Child
June 14, 2023 - UPDATE: CHILD FOUND SAFE WITH EXTENDED FAMILY
The Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division is offering a reward of $1,000.00 for information leading to the location and safe return of a missing child living on Joint Base Langley-Eustis. Miss Carole Arnold was last reported to be leaving her residence on June 7, 2023 on Ft. Eustis, Virginia. Any person having information regarding this incident should contact the Fort Eustis Resident Unit at (757) 878-4811.Information can also be reported anonymously to Army CID via CID Crime Tips at: https://www.cid.army.mil/Submit-a-Tip/.
Women Veterans Day – Celebrating Special Agent Crystal Wallace’s Service to Country
June 12, 2023 -
Known to few, not even by women veterans themselves, Women Veterans Day is held annually on June 12 in recognition of the anniversary of the 1948 Women’s Armed Services Integration Act signing. This year is the 75th Anniversary of that legislation granting America’s military women a permanent place in the military.
One such veteran is Army Criminal Investigation Division’s Special Agent Crystal L. Wallace who proudly served the United States Army in uniform for 26 years. She joined, like so many others, just after Desert Storm erupted. With 87 percent of new recruits falling in the 18–24-year-old range, according to the DoD, she was not quite like the others as she turned 30 years old at basic training.
Operation Keiki Shield 18: Six Individuals Arrested
June 2, 2023 - Special Agents from the Department of the Army Criminal Investigation Division’s Pacific Field Office, led a multiagency proactive online undercover law enforcement operation targeting child sexual predators in Hawaii from May 19-21, known as “Operation Keiki Shield,” that resulted in the arrest of six individuals on charges related to sex offenses against children.
D.C. Man Held on Charges He Distributed Lethal Dose of Fentanyl to an 18-Year-Old Army Private
May 31, 2023 - Jaron Johnson, 22, of Washington, D.C., was ordered held today pending trial in a drug distribution case that resulted in death. Johnson is charged by indictment, filed May 9, 2023, with distribution of fentanyl resulting in death and possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, announced U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves, Special Agent in Charge Jarod Forget of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Washington Division, and Special Agent in Charge Timothy Eckersley of the Army Criminal Investigation Division’s Washington Field Office.
Honoring Army CID's Fallen Agents
May 23, 2023 - The Director of the Army Criminal Investigation Division, Gregory D. Ford, led a remembrance ceremony for fallen Army CID Special Agents during National Police Week at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., May 17.
Seeking Information on Missing Soldier
May 19, 2023 - Army CID is requesting assistance in locating a missing Soldier assigned to Fort Cavazos. Spc. Craig Chamberlain was last reported to be leaving his residence on 15 May 2023 in Killeen, Texas.
Former U.S. Army Employee Arrested In Bribery And Kickbacks Scheme Involving Defense Contracts
May 15, 2023 - Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and L. Scott Moreland, Special Agent in Charge of the Department of the United States Army Criminal Investigation Division’s (“Army CID”) Major Procurement Fraud Field Office, announced today the arrest YOUNG BEOM KIM, a native of the Republic of Korea (“Korea”) and a United States citizen, on charges of honest services wire fraud, bribery, and money laundering.
Pittsburg County Residents Sentenced For Murder In Indian Country And Accessory After The Fact
May 10, 2023 - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announces that Jimmy Holmes Nace, age 50, and Matthew Jennings Vermillion, age 44, both of Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, were sentenced for their roles in a homicide that occurred in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma. Nace was sentenced to 180 months for Murder in Indian Country – Second Degree on May 4, 2023. Vermillion was sentenced to 102 months for Accessory After the Fact to the murder on March 27, 2023.
Lawton Woman and Former Army Training Manager at Fort Sill Indicted on Public Corruption Charges
May 4, 2023 - Earlier this week, a federal grand jury returned an Indictment charging CANDY HANZA, 50, of Lawton, and ALFRED PALMA, 64, of Duncan, with bribery, announced Robert J. Troester, United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma. Hanza is also charged with wire fraud and money laundering.
L3 Technologies Settles False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Double-Charging for Certain Material Costs
April 24, 2023 - L3 Technologies, Inc., Communication Systems West, a Utah-based manufacturer of communications equipment for military systems, has agreed to pay $21.8 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly submitting and causing the submission of false claims to the Department of Defense by including in contract proposals the cost of certain parts twice, the Department of Justice announced today.