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US Navy Sailor Gets 30-month Sentence for Okinawa Rape

A U.S. Navy sailor has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for raping a Japanese tourist in Okinawa. Japan's Kyodo News service reports that Justin Castellanos was sentenced Friday in district court in Naha, the capital of Okinawa. Kyodo, citing the ruling, says the 24-year-old sailor took the woman to his hotel room and raped her after finding her asleep in the hallway in the early hours of March 13. His arrest inflamed anti-U.S. base sentiment on Okinawa, a...

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