COMING UP: CBS4 Takes A Closer Look At Home Grown Pot, Tonight on CBS4 at 10 (Watch Preview)

Army Officer In Child-Sex Case Had Bronze Star

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – The Army says an officer from Alabama who faces child-sex charges in Colorado was previously awarded medals including the Bronze Star.

The Army released some of 1st Lt. Aaron G. Lucas’ service record on Tuesday.

The 31-year-old Lucas was being held in the El Paso County jail in Colorado Springs on 21 counts including sexual assault on a child, enticement and indecent exposure.

He hasn’t entered a plea. It wasn’t clear whether he had an attorney.

Lucas is accused in three incidents in Colorado since 2011. He was arrested Oct. 23.

He’s assigned to Fort Carson outside Colorado Springs. The Army didn’t provide his hometown in Alabama or his deployment history.

His decorations include the Afghan Campaign Medal and the Bronze Star, which is awarded for heroic or meritorious achievement.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Denver

JonBenét Ramsey Docuseries
DAY OF SERVICE

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia