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Scott AFB airman sentenced for attempted sexual assault, attempted abuse of child

By MARY COOLEY | Belleville News-Democrat (Tribune News Service) | Published: June 10, 2018

A military judge has found a Scott Air Force Base senior airman guilty of attempted sexual abuse of a child and attempted sexual assault of a child.

Senior Airman Michael J. Crowe was found guilty of the charges, according to the Judge Advocate General's Corps.

Scott Air Force Base officials were not available to comment or provide Crowe's age or hometown on Sunday morning.

Crowe was sentenced to two years in military prison and received a dishonorable discharge and reduction in rank to airman basic. He will lose all pay and allowances.

His case was one of 40 U.S. Air Force court-martial cases that resulted in conviction or acquittal in April. The cases included eight airmen accused of sex crimes against children.

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