DENVER (AP) — A preliminary hearing has been rescheduled for a former Marine suspected of sexually assaulting woman at Denver International Airport.
Twenty-six-year-old Noel Bertrand of Portland, Ore., appeared in court Thursday looked straight ahead during a hearing. A judge rescheduled his hearing for July 14.READ MORE: Westminster Police: Suspect Fires At Officer Following Crash, Dies At Hospital
Bertrand has been charged with one count each of sexual assault and kidnapping.READ MORE: Elitch Gardens Hosts 'Luminova Holidays' -- First-Ever Holiday Event
Bertrand was accused of assaulting a 22-year-old woman just after midnight April 12 after she missed a flight. Authorities say they struck up a conversation at an airport restaurant before he attacked her at nearby gate. They say airline employees saw the assault through a window and intervened.
Bertrand served in the Marines from 2003 to 2009. He served as a security guard and was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.MORE NEWS: Broncos Gamble, Lose To Chiefs, Fall 2 Games Back In Division
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