Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 6, 1972 · Page 30
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August 6, 1972

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 30

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IOB--Aug. 6, 1972 Sunday Git*ett*-Mail Ch«rf«ten, WHt Vlrflnl* Air Force Sergeant Claims Insanity in Spying Charge By Tom Raum T Y N D A L L Am FORCE BASE, Fla.-- MI-- M. Sgt. Walter Perkins pleaded inocent on Saturday to attempted espionage. claiming he was tempo- rarily insane because of acu alcoholism. The civilian attorney for th 20-year Air Force veteran al« contended that his client's mo tive for stealing secret defense For him, for her: Zoles exclusive Hvacb! Men's fashionable calendar watch Xivada's Leonardo da Vinci, calendar dial, link band S85 Ladies'Nivjda, 17 jew- e l s f a c e t e d c r y s t a l , tapered bracelet S60 Five convenient ways to buy: .ilcs Revolving Charge · Zales Custom Charge BankAmcricard · Master Charge · Layaway 217 CAPITOL ST. documents "was political. It didn't involve monetary concerns." Perkins, accused of trying to smuggle secret documents to Soviet spies In Mexico City. was unable to "adhere to the right" because of his alcoholism, defense attorney Henry Rothblatt told military Judge Col. Joe Peck. Rothblatt told newsmen during a recess that Perkins, the ·anking noncommissioned intel- igence officer at the Air De- ense Weapons center here, wa roubled by U. S. involvement ii Southeast Asia and the plight o American pilots in North Viet namese prison camps. Perkins was based in Vietnam rom 1964 to 1966. Rothblatt said he would cal medical experts Monday to tes tfy that these political convic ons, plus Perkins' acute alco- olism had rendered his client emporarily insane. Perkins, a balding father of our, sat impassively playing nth a legal pad as Rothblati altered the plea on his behalf. The plea ended the prelimi- ary phase of the court-martial uring which defense attorneys .ought unsuccessfully for three days to have the charges dis- issed. Perkins had "a propensity for note taking while looking at secret documents," testified Lt. Col. Frank Droghn, chief of Air Force counterintelligence for the Western Hemisphere. Droghn, who supervised the investigation that led to Per- M. Sgt. Walter Perkins Pleads Innocent kins' arrest Oct. 18 at the nearby Panama City Airport, said he had authorized that hidden TV cameras be trained on Perkins at his work area on the base. Peck rejected a defense motion to suppress films allegedly show- Jig Perkins pocketing information he had copied from secret documents. AN OFFICE of Special Inves igation agent testifed that Per- cins had made what appeared to be "a shopping list of classified information" for the Soviets while at his desk. Perkins, 37, who has been in he intelligence field since he K)ined the California National luard in 1959, had a "top secret" learance grading. Air Force prosecutors said he had access o all classified information al Tyndall. 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