FULLY RETAINED. Misconduct UNSUBSTANTIATED.
October 25, 2018, U.S. v. E-4, United States Navy, Norfolk Naval Base, Virginia. A Navy Sailor, HT3, is accused of wrongful use of marijuana (THC) by her command after she supposedly failed an urinalysis. The command orders a separation board. Mr. Freeburg investigates the case and determines that there were civilian witnesses to a potential innocent ingestion defense. Freeburg interviews these witnesses and calls them at the separation board. They testify that the Client had been asleep in the back seat of a car while several civilians were smoking marijuana with the windows up thereby causing her positive urinalysis result. RESULT: FULLY RETAINED. Misconduct UNSUBSTANTIATED.