NOT GUILTY of All Charges and Specifications.
April 21, 2013, Minnesota National Guard, St. Paul, Minnesota. U.S. v. E-7. Soldier with 14 years is accused of six specifications of maltreatment against NCOs and junior enlisted Soldiers. The maltreatment alleged included repeatedly dragging a blade across the face of another NCO, assault and battery, and hazing. Soldier was also charged with failing to obey a lawful general regulation by engaging in gender discrimination and offensive behavior. Mr. Gapasin aggressively cross-examines the Government witnesses making these allegations against this NCO known to be a hard-charger and “by the book” leader. Mr. Gapasin takes case to trial and the client is fully acquitted of all charges and specifications. RESULT: NOT GUILTY of All Charges and Specifications.