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Airman Sentenced to Federal Prison

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A Sheppard Airman was convicted of two sex offenses and was found not guilty on a third charge.

Airman Basic Elis M. LaSalle’s court martial was on April 3rd and will serve 15 more years in federal prison.

He was found guilty of one charge of Aggravated Sexual Assault and pleaded guilty to one count of knowingly attempting to persuade a child who had not reached the age of 18 in illegal sexual activity.  He was also found not guilty of one count of extortion.

LaSalle was sentenced to 15 years in confinement to add to the current 28-month prison sentence he is already serving.  He also received a dishonorable discharge.

For the court martial, LaSalle was charged with three separate violations of the Uniformed Code of Military Justice.