Fort Carson soldier Joe Alfred Garcia pleads guilty in child sexual assault case

FORT CARSON, Colo. - A Fort Carson soldier has pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust.

Joe Alfred Garcia Jr. will be sentenced in February. He faces 30 years in prison and 20 years of parole.

According to KKTV-TV, police were first alerted to Garcia's crimes after Homeland Security investigators in Boston called and asked for help with help in a child porn case. Garcia has been stationed in a number of different cities and states during his military career.

The initial charges stated the first victim was under age 15. Police identified at least three other child victims, Colorado Springs Police spokeswoman Barbara Miller said.

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