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U.S. airman arrested in Okinawa for DUI

  • November 26, 2016
  • , Okinawa Times , p. 29
  • JMH Translation

The Okinawa Prefectural Police arrested U.S. Air Force technical sergeant Frank Edward Garcia, 28, assigned to the Kadena Air Base, on Nov. 25 for driving under the influence of alcohol, charging him with violating the Road Traffic Law (drunk driving). He denied part of the charges, claiming he had not consumed alcohol at the level (shown by the breathalyzer test).


Garcia was arrested at around 00:15 a.m. on Nov. 25 on suspicion of drunk driving on the merging lane at the Kitanakagusuku Interchange going in the direction of Nago.


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