- Mar 26, 2020
Times must be tough for GI's in Okinawa.
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CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Two people who live and work at Kadena Air Base are suspected of making off with nearly $65,000 in the armed robbery of a currency exchange shop on Okinawa.
Kadena’s 18th Wing said in a statement Friday evening that “a civilian and an Army soldier” are being looked at as suspects in the “ongoing investigation, which is being led by Okinawa Police Station.”
On Friday afternoon, local media photographed a uniformed U.S. soldier being escorted into the police station by U.S. military police.
Source: US soldier, civilian base worker suspected of robbing $65,000 from currency exchange shop on OkinawaThose convicted of robbery with threat or assault face between five years and 20 years imprisonment under Japanese criminal law, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.
Appears to have been caught, but they're just suspects.So they caught them.