SASEBO NAVAL BASE — Seaman Jesus Carlos Arango Villareyes, 22, a USS Juneau crewmember, was formally charged with larceny Friday by the Nagasaki District Prosecutor’s Office in Sasebo.

Villareyes was arrested Jan. 16 for suspicion of shoplifting, a Nagasaki Prefectural Police spokesman said.

He’s accused of stealing a down jacket and 15 other items worth about $300 from a store in Shimanose town.

He will remain in Japanese custody until his trial, base officials said.

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