Marine arrested after threatening wife and fellow Marine - WNCT

Marine arrested after threatening wife and fellow Marine

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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. -

A Camp Lejeune Marine is in custody after deputies arrested him in Duplin County.

Officials said he threatened his wife and a fellow Marine.

Duplin County Sheriff Blake Wallace said Lance Corporal Kenneth Austin of the Second Marine Division crashed his Ford Focus in a ditch near Highway 117.

Wallace put his deputies on alert around 5 Thursday morning when Camp Lejeune officials told them an armed and dangerous Marine could be headed their way.

Lejeune officials said Austin is now in custody of his unit.

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