Marine arrested for driving wrong way on expressway, DUI

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A police patrol arrested a 21-year-old Marine stationed on Camp Courtney after he was found driving wrong way on Okinawa Expressway, early Saturday morning. He is also suspected of driving under influence.

According to police, they received a phone call about 5 a.m. Saturday morning alerting them of a vehicle that was seen running wrong way on the expressway near Nishihara exit. They stopped the car at the tollgate, and administered a breathalyzer test to the driver, Sgt. Cody Black. It showed he had three times the limit of alcohol in his breath, and he was arrested.

Police say Black had made a U-turn after passing the Nishihara exit in order to get back to the exit ramp. Black has admitted to the charges.

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