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Coast Guardsman acquitted during court-martial

By Associated Press 9:42 PM March 29, 2014

A Sitka-based Coast Guard petty officer accused of aggravated sexual contact was acquitted during a court-martial.

Petty Officer 3rd Class William Bisel had been charged with two violations of a section of the Uniform Code of Military Justice covering sexual assault.

The Coast Guard says a panel Friday found him not guilty.

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