Marine MP Allegedly Beat, Choked Woman After She Refused Sex at Pendleton Beach: Court Documents

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A Marine military police officer is accused of strangling a woman at a Camp Pendleton beach after she refused to have sex with him in a firetruck.

Camp Pendleton is shown in a file photo. A Marine MP is accused of beating and choking a woman at the base's Del Mar Beach Rental Cottages in February 2017. (Credit: KSWB)

Camp Pendleton is shown in a file photo. A Marine MP is accused of beating and choking a woman at the base’s Del Mar Beach Rental Cottages in February 2017. (Credit: KSWB)

In a federal court filing obtained by the San Diego Union-Tribune this week, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service accuses Marine reserve military police officer Sgt. Daniel Jack Schumi of beating and choking an unidentified woman on Feb. 26 at the base’s Del Mar Beach Rental Cottages.

Responding to an emergency call placed from a neighboring cottage at the base resort, authorities found witnesses restraining Schumi after they overhead the screams of his alleged victim and came to save her.

According to the criminal complaint, a drunk Schumi suggested to the woman that they have sex in a firetruck parked at the beach. She didn’t want to do it and began packing to leave, the complaint states.

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