Then-Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Pyron poses during a frocking ceremony at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, in early 2019. The promotion was later taken away after he was accused of child rape. MARIA PYRON
Then-Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Pyron poses during a frocking ceremony at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, in early 2019. The promotion was later taken away after he was accused of child rape. MARIA PYRON

Navy cop convicted of raping child after Super Bowl party

by Caitlin Doornbos and Christian Lopez
Stars and Stripes

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A Navy police officer was sentenced to 39 years in prison after his conviction Friday of seven child sex crimes involving an acquaintance’s 6- and 8-year-old children.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Pyron, 29, a former master-at-arms at Yokosuka, was found guilty of rape of a child; two counts of attempted rape of a child; and four counts of sexual abuse of a child by indecent communication, indecent exposure and sexual contact after a weeklong jury trial.

The charges stem from the night of Feb. 4, after a Super Bowl party at a new friend’s house, when Pyron was accused of exposing himself to the children, rubbing himself on the 8-year-old and having the 6-year-old perform oral sex on him, according to court testimony.

A week of testimony told a story of a fall-from-grace and loss of innocence that left two families in agony.

Read more at: https://www.stripes.com/1.591495

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