Skip to comments.Navy charges sailor in connection with USS Bonhomme Richard fire that destroyed warship
Posted on 07/29/2021 8:46:39 PM PDT by Mariner
The Navy has charged a sailor in connection with the massive fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard warship over four days in 2020 while docked off San Diego, a naval spokesman said Thursday.
The unidentified sailor was a member of the ship's crew and is accused of starting the July 12, 2020 blaze, the Navy said. The charges are based on evidence collected during an investigation, Navy spokesperson Cmdr. Sean Robertson, said in a statement.
"Evidence collected during the investigation is sufficient to direct a preliminary hearing in accordance with due process under the military justice system," Robertson said.
Vice Adm. Steve Koehler, commander of the U.S. Third Fleet, is considering court-martial charges. He has ordered a preliminary hearing at which an impartial hearing officer will make determinations and recommendations required by the Uniform Code of Military Justice, including "whether or not there is probable cause to believe an offense has been committed and to offer a recommendation as to the disposition of the case," the statement said.
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Military doesn't do parole.
Thousands of people know who did it.
The crew knows, of course, and most likely much of their families know too. The name is likely on the internet already if one knows how to ask for it.
Lock Him/Her/It/Them Up!!
“is considering court-martial charges”
What is there to consider?
Oh yeah, the protected species act. Must not allow the dread “racissss” accusation to be raised.
What happened to hanging?
“Male convicts from all the services sentenced to punitive discharge and incarceration longer than 7 years are confined at the third-tier – the maximum-security U. S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The Portsmouth Naval Prison, built to be a modern correctional facility for a navy which had once disciplined by flogging and capital punishment, was rendered obsolete. After containing about 86,000 military inmates over its 66-year operation, the brig closed in 1974, its maintenance thereafter contributing to shipyard overhead. The Navy briefly used the prison in the early 1980s to train military corrections officers. Volunteer Inmates from the Rockingham County Jail were sometimes used. “
They closed the most brutal, and bleak prison in the military system.
Paying the cost back will put a heck of a dent in his Penson check./sarc
They are using due process to put him away for life.
If they didn’t have him dead to rights, there wouldn’t be the circus.
C’mon man! It was a pandemic. He was just trying to make some home-brew hooch and things got out of hand.
The repair estimate eventually grew to $700 million, at which point the sub was decommissioned and written off.
Mr. Fury gave as his reason for setting the fire that he wanted to get out of work early, and that he suffered from anxiety, for which he was taking multiple medications.
Mr. Fury was sentenced to 17 years in prison, which means he'll get out 2027 at the earliest, assuming he has to serve a minimum of 85% of his federal sentence.
He also has to pay restitution of $400 million, which is kind of comical in a way.
Now we know the guilty party is non-White.
He was a civilian. 17 years in Federal prison.
A military member faces far more strident and exacting punishment.
This little homo will get 50. Easy.
No name given for the perp. Another member of a protected class?
The military is now a jobs program for Americans who like to travel.
The Navy is filling up with people who are simply incapable of deep thought.
Standard military protocol.
They could execute him and not have to reveal his name.
Just notify the next of kin.
And we all know they aren’t going to identify because they want to give the defendant enough time to scrub social media accounts of all the pro-BLM, anti-Trump, and CRT crap.
Inquiring minds want to know...
Put him on the “Would NOT Re-Hire” List.
I wonder if it was an accident, doing something stupid like smoking in a no smoking area, or deliberate.
It was at the height of the BLM race riots and all the burning. I wonder if a BLM sailor torched carrier. It’s obvious it wasn’t a Trump maga guy.
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