Friday, September 2, 2011

Executive Officer of Coast Guard Cutter 'Liberty' Arrested

The preliminary hearing of Lt. J.G. Paul A. Sprenger begins today. In August, he was arraigned on charges of burglary, assault on a police officer, harassment, resisting or interfering with arrest, and criminal mischief. He is suspected of attempting to break into Tongass Towers in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Sprenger has been temporarily relieved of his duties and reassigned while the investigation is pending.