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Marine commander at Cherry Point charged with DWI

The commander of the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point has been charged with drunken driving following a Monday night traffic stop.

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Marine Col. Douglas Denn, Cherry Point commander
NEWPORT, N.C. — The commander of the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point has been charged with drunken driving following a Monday night traffic stop.

Newport police pulled Col. Douglas Denn over at 11 p.m. Monday, and a sobriety test showed he had a breath-alcohol level of 0.14, according to the Carteret County Clerk of Courts Office.

In North Carolina, drivers with a breath-alcohol level of 0.08 are considered impaired.

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