Marine arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run of Japanese police cruiser on Okinawa

by Matthew M. Burke and Aya Ichihashi
Stars and Stripes

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — An Okinawa-based Marine was arrested Thursday following a chase that Japanese police said involved reckless driving and a hit-and-run on a police cruiser.

Cpl. Darreon Jamarcus Brewington, 23, of Camp Kinser was arrested sometime after 10:30 p.m. when Japanese police were called regarding two cars driving recklessly on Route 58 in Chatan, Okinawa Police deputy chief Hirotoshi Iha said Friday.

Police arrived at the scene and spotted a vehicle matching the description of one of the cars parked on the sidewalk in the Kamisedo area of Chatan.

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