Kadena airman gets 2 1/2 years for statutory rape

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Kadena airman gets 2 1/2 years for statutory rape

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published: September 30, 2014

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — An airman from Kadena Air Base has been found guilty of statutory rape for engaging in a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl.
 
Airman 1st Class Donald R.B. Simmons was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in jail, reduction in rank and a dishonorable discharge at a general court-martial Sept. 19, according to an Air Force statement.
 
Simmons met the girl, who is an American living on the Okinawa base, online prior to being charged in January 2013, the statement said. He was also found guilty of providing alcohol to the teen and her underage friend.
 
Upon his release, Simmons must register as a sex offender.
 
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