An Air Force security forces member was sentenced to 21 days in jail Tuesday after pleading guilty to drunken driving and fleeing the scene of an accident in downtown Kaiserslautern, Germany.

A military judge at a summary court-martial also sentenced Senior Airman Travis J. Zornes, who is assigned to the Ramstein-based 435th Security Forces Squadron, to a reduction to the lowest pay grade, said Capt. Paolino Caliendo, chief of military justice at Ramstein Air Base. Zornes pleaded guilty to the charges.

Zornes, 23, was driving his Ford F-150 truck between 2 and 3 a.m. when he hit a utility pole near a downtown parking area on April 14, said 1st Lt. Sara Dayton, the prosecutor in the case.

After hitting the pole and knocking it down, Zornes backed up and drove off. There were no injuries in the accident.

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