TACOMA, Wash. — An Army National Guard recruiter and former Air Force Special Agent was arrested Thursday on a grand jury indictment charging him with five counts of sexual abuse of a child under 12 years of age.
Joshua Harrod, 42, of Spanaway, is accused of sexually molesting a young child between October 2017 and April 2018 while residing on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, according to a release from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Harrod left the Air Force in 2018 and is currently employed as a recruiter for the Army National Guard in Lakewood.
The charges are punishable by a mandatory minimum of 30 years in prison and up to life in prison.
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