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March 2019
Tim Bilecki

Army Sergeant Charged for Sending Nudes to Subordinate, Bilecki Averts Charges

Indecent Exposure, Indecent Language, Abuse and Maltreatment
Joint Base Pearl Harbor - Hickam, Hawaii
Army Sergeant - E-5
Matter handled at Article 15 instead of court martial.

An Army Sergeant stationed at JBPHH was investigated after he sent nude images and sexually charged text messages to a female subordinate.  A criminal investigation ensued, and the Sergeant learned that he was suspected of a violation of Article 93, abuse and maltreatment of a subordinate, Article 134, indecent language, and Article 120c, indecent exposure.  The command intended to prefer court martial charges against him.  

Attorney Tim Bilecki was retained with the goal of keeping the case out of a court martial.  After speaking with the prosecution team and putting forward the defense that the images and messages were sent to the wrong recipient, a decision was made to adjudicate the matter at an Article 15, as opposed to a court martial.

Our office provided matters in defense, extenuation, and mitigation that the Soldier sent the text to the wrong recipient, and while the Soldier was found guilty at Article 15, our strategy kept the case from going to a criminal court martial where our client risked a conviction, possible sex offender registration and confinement.

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