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JBER Soldier Sentenced for Misdemeanor Assault

April 29, 2014

Following his guilty pleas to Assault in the Fourth Degree and Violating Conditions of Release 22 year old US Army Specialist Cameron McMorris-Jackson was sentenced by District Court Judge Jo-Ann Chung.

Prior to imposing sentence Judge Chung heard from McMorris-Jackson. McMorris-Jackson, an Afghanistan war veteran, apologized to the victims of his crimes for his behavior. Judge Chung further learned McMorris-Jackson was diagnosed as suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

Judge Chung sentenced first-time offender McMorris-Jackson to 360 days with 270 days suspended, placed him on probation for 3 years, fined him $1500, ordered him to obtain alcohol abuse treatment, attend anger management, pay restitution to his victims and have no contact with the women he injured.

CONTACT: Assistant District Attorney Daniel Shorey @ (907) 269-6369 or Daniel.Shorey@alaska.gov at the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office.

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