RAF Mildenhall, England — A 30-year-old Air Force officer with the 100th Air Refueling Wing was charged Wednesday in connection with a March 4 hit-and-run accident in a Cambridgeshire County village.
Capt. Amy Rawlins faces one count of driving with excess alcohol, according to the Cambridgeshire Constabulary.
The 100th Maintenance Operations Squadron officer is slated to appear in East Cambridgeshire Magistrate’s Court on June 15, said Cambridgeshire Constabulary spokeswoman Kate Burke.
Rawlins was arrested, but not charged, soon after the incident in which she allegedly struck a parked vehicle in the village of Cheveley and then fled the scene. A witness alerted authorities and police found Rawlins at her home.
She initially tested positive in a breath-alcohol test and was transported to a police station where she submitted to a blood-alcohol exam.
A 100th Staff Judge Advocate’s spokeswoman said in March that Rawlings will not face a court-martial or other military charges in connection with the incident.
Bases in U.K. to show ‘United 93’ for freeArmy and Air Force Exchange Services theaters in the United Kingdom will offer free screenings this weekend of the new Universal Studios film “United 93” as a reward for the military community’s involvement in the making of the movie.
The film will show at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at RAF Lakenheath, at the same time Sunday at RAF Mildenhall, and at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the RAF Alconbury theater, said regional AAFES food manager Randy Cole. All shows are on a first-come, first-served basis.
A special, ticketed screening will also be held at noon Saturday for local base leadership, people who acted as extras in the film and others involved in making the movie. Those interested in the early Saturday show should contact Senior Airman Wes Auldridge at the Lakenheath public affairs office.