U.S. serviceman arrested on suspicion of DUI

Ishikawa police arrested Tony Palomo, a gunnery sergeant from Camp Hansen, around 3:30 in the morning of Dec. 27th on suspicion of drinking and driving on Hwy 329 in Ishikawa, Uruma City.

According to Ishikawa police, Paloma denies the charge, and said he didn’t think alcohol remained in his body. However, the police breathalyzer test showed alcohol in his breath exceeding the legal limit. Paloma told the police that he was on the way home after drinking some alcohol at a facility on Kadena Air Base.