Reports: Marine under investigation after drunken car theft, crash near Iwakuni
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan — A local Marine is under investigation by Iwakuni police on allegations he stole a car June 7 while drunk and crashed it in a parking lot, according to reports in Japanese media.
An Iwakuni police spokesman confirmed the department is investigating an accident involving a stolen car but has not identified the suspect.
The III Marine Expeditionary Force, in a statement emailed Monday to Stars and Stripes, said it’s aware of the incident.
“We are working closely with local authorities and it would be inappropriate to comment further at this time due to the ongoing investigation,” the statement said.
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