PYEONGTAEK, South Korea — A soldier who pleaded guilty to forgery and theft charges has been sentenced to jail, loss of rank and a discharge, officials said Tuesday.
Spc. Feliciano K. Castilliano of the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade was sentenced Monday to six months in jail, reduction to E-1 and a bad-conduct discharge.
He’d pleaded guilty to forgery, larceny and violation of a lawful order in a court-martial before military judge Col. Donna M. Wright at Camp Humphreys.
Castilliano stole a debit and credit card, a compact disc, a box of candy, two pairs of jeans and a portable music player. The thefts were committed in February at commercial establishments at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek and Yongsan Garrison in Seoul.
He forged another soldier’s signature on credit card receipts, which led to the forgery charge.
In addition, between November 2007 and January, Castilliano misused a government charge card for expenditures that were not part of his official duties.
After sentencing he was taken to the Camp Humphreys jail.