Marine nabbed for DUI

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Naha City Police arrested a 35-year-old Marine on suspicion of driving under influence, early Sunday morning.

According to Naha Police, a patrol noticed a car with a broken bumper moving along the Kokusai Street in Naha about 5:40 a.m. They stopped the car in order to check, and noticed a strong smell of alcohol from the driver’s breath. When the police administered a breathalyzer test, they detected five times the legal limit of alcohol in the breath of SSgt. James Luis Rodriguez stationed on Camp Kinser, and arrested him on the spot on suspicion of driving under influence.

According to Okinawa Prefecture Police this is the 14th incident of DUI this year by military personnel, six more than last year at the same time.

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