NICO CRUZ SANTOS, GUNMAN WHO ALLEGEDLY BARRICADED HIMSELF IN BUILDING AT COLORADO’S SCHRIEVER AFB, PLEADED GUILTY TO SEX CHARGE
Nico Cruz Santos, a 21 year old airman, pleaded guilty in September to a charge of attemptedsexual exploitation of a child in Gilpin County west of Denver. He faces up to 18 months inprison & possible discharge. He was arrested in an Internet sting in 2010 and pleadedguilty in a plea agreement. The Air Force is now investigating how Santos managed to get hisown handgun onto a sensitive air base in Colorado where he barricaded himself in a building for 10hours before surrendering.