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FILE - In this June 15, 2010 file photo, Ric O'Barry, whose efforts to save dolphins is documented in the Oscar-winning film "The Cove," speaks during an interview in Tokyo. Anti-dolphin-hunt campaigner Ric O’Barry is in detention in western Japan after being arrested for not carrying his passport. His son and fellow activist Lincoln O’Barry said the 75-year-old American was stopped while driving home from dinner at a restaurant Monday night, Aug. 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

Japanese police arrest American anti-dolphin-hunt activist for not carrying passport

Former "Flipper" trainer Ric O'Barry was arrested for not carrying his passport while in Japan to protest a dolphin hunt due to begin this week. Police in western Japan said they received a tip that O'Barry might be driving under the influence of alcohol. The 75-year-old star of "The Cove," a 2009 Oscar-winning documentary about Taiji's dolphin hunt, was being detained in the town of Shingu on T…