Davenport, IA – According to the military court records, his name is Gary Goins and he faces court martial based on four criminal charges stemming from alleged sexual assault of a minor while he was serving in late December 2020.
The suspect is a teacher who once ran for the Bettendorf School Board and is a U.S. Army reservist at Fort Bragg, N.C.
Goins worked for the Rock Island-Milan School District.
Charges against him were filed March 19. The first charge alleges he sexually assaulted a child between the ages of 12 and 16, initiating intercourse. The charge also states he touched the minor in three different places with his hand or mouth.
The second charge alleges Goins gave alcohol to a minor, while the third charge accuses him of directing the minor to delete text messages between him and the child.