US Army soldier charged with sexually assaulting 2 girls in Montgomery County


A US Army soldier faces two counts of child sexual assault in a Montgomery County case involving two alleged victims.

Bailey Michael Mayfield, 21, of Montgomery, allegedly committed the second-degree felony between 2020 and 2021 and admitted knowing his actions were criminal, charging documents say.

Mayfield had sex with an underage teenager four times, including once after the child’s guardian warned him it would be statutory rape, according to a probable cause affidavit filed on 23 march by a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Detective.

One case arose when the sheriff’s office contacted him about the girl’s brief disappearance, according to the affidavit.

The affidavit reveals that during questioning by an officer at Fort Benning, Georgia, Mayfield admitted knowing he was breaking the law by having sex with the teenager.

Mayfield’s investigation uncovered a second underage teenage girl he also allegedly sexually assaulted, court records say.

In a forensic interview, the girl said Mayfield told her he was 17 when he was actually 20. She also said Mayfield continued in a meeting when she had told him to stop because he was hurting her.

She described Mayfield physically forcing her into a second sexual encounter, according to a separate probable cause affidavit also filed March 23 by the same sheriff’s detective.

Mayfield admitted to knowing during questioning by a special agent at Fort Hood that this second teenager was underage, according to the affidavit.

Court records show Mayfield was taken into custody on March 23 and released on bail five days later.

Army officials confirmed that Mayfield enlisted in September 2020 and was an active duty Private First Class stationed at Fort Hood.

“We are aware of the allegations against this soldier and fully support the civil authorities in their investigation, as such allegations are taken seriously as they run counter to the values ​​of the army,” read a statement from the army. a spokesman for the 1st Army Calvary Division.

The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office declined to comment, citing the case as ongoing.

Mayfield’s defense attorney did not respond to a request for comment.


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