Police officers arrested a US military captain for driving a car while under the influence in Šiauliai. The US officer who is overseeing US military equipment at the protected Lithuanian army base in Mumaičiai was caught early Saturday morning with a 1.75 Blood Alcohol Level.
© DELFI / Mindaugas Ažušilis

The officer was driving off duty and was wearing civilian clothes. The officer may face a fine ranging from €579 to €868 and could lose the right to drive a vehicle for two to three years. Military police have been notified of the incident.

US military vehicles like Abrams tanks, Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and other military equipment have been stationed at the Lithuanian military base in Mumaičiai following an intense period of military exercises last autumn and will be kept there until spring.

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