WASHINGTON A military jury today acquitted a former Naval Academy quarterback of raping a female midshipman in her dormitory room.
But jurors convicted Lamar S. Owens Jr. on charges of conduct unbecoming an officer and disobeying a lawful order.
They have determined, obviously, that the consensual act took place, said Cmdr. John Maksym, the trial judge.
Owens, standing at attention as the verdicts were read, showed no emotion.
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