Okinawa-based Marine arrested on trespassing, destruction of property charges

Japanese police say they arrested a Camp Hansen, Okinawa-based Marine on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, on charges of trespassing and destruction of property. PIXABAY
Japanese police say they arrested a Camp Hansen, Okinawa-based Marine on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, on charges of trespassing and destruction of property. PIXABAY

Okinawa-based Marine arrested on trespassing, destruction of property charges

by Matthew M. Burke and Aya Ichihashi
Stars and Stripes

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — An Okinawa-based Marine was arrested by Japanese police over the weekend after reportedly smashing the glass back door of an off-base home while intoxicated.

Pfc. Anthony Sowers, 20, assigned to Camp Hansen, was taken into custody in the Kitamae neighborhood of Chatan shortly after police were called by the home’s 66-year-old occupant at 4:41 a.m. Sunday, said Okinawa Police Station Deputy Chief Hirotoshi Iha.

Sowers broke off a metal window bar and used it to smash the door, the Okinawa Times newspaper reported Monday.

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