Air Force Staff Sergeant arrested for trespassing

Okinawa City Police arrested 27-year-old U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant, Sunday, on suspicion of trespassing.

According to police investigators, SSgt. Carlton Wade Womble allegedly entered the yard of a private house of an office worker in Chatan about 4:45 a.m. The house owner woke up, discovered Womble on his yard and called the police.

When a police patrol arrived they found Womble on the street near he house. When the police questioned him he denied the charge, and reportedly continues to deny entering the yard. He also refused a breathalyzer test, although the police say that they detected a strong smell of alcohol in his breath.