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JAPANESE POLICE

JAPAN
Nov 20, 2020
Fines paid in only 25% of parking offense cases by foreign diplomats
Police spotted around 2,600 vehicles with diplomatic license plates illegally parked in 2019.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Tohoku
Nov 20, 2020
March 2011 victims identified thanks to forensic officer's lifelike portraits
Shuichi Abe has been hailed for his realistic drawings, which have reunited a number of bodies with their families in Miyagi Prefecture.
JAPAN
Nov 2, 2020
Japanese police suspect Vietnamese group stole hundreds of pigs
Police suspect involvement of a group of Vietnamese behind the disappearance of hundreds of pigs and chickens, as well as thousands of pears and peaches, from farms this year in eastern Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 29, 2020
Japanese actor Kentaro Ito arrested in hit-and-run case
Up-and-coming actor Kentaro Ito was arrested Thursday for allegedly driving away after hitting a motorbike with his car in Tokyo the previous day, police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 27, 2020
Runaway police dog found after search on Hyogo's Mount Nagusa
A police dog that ran away during an operation to locate a missing woman on mountain in Hyogo Prefecture was found Tuesday after an extensive search.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 26, 2020
Man arrested in Japan's first cycling road rage case under new law
Authorities collected dashcam footage from cars in the area that enabled them to serve the fresh warrant Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 24, 2020
Tokyo man arrested over dismembered body in Niigata Prefecture
The body, in several pieces, was found Monday inside a closet in an apartment in Kashiwazaki, Niigata Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 22, 2020
Fake residence cards proliferating as more non-Japanese overstay
Investigators acted on 748 cases of possession, forgery and other offenses involving residence cards in 2019 alone, according to the National Police Agency.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 8, 2020
Japan to consider fresh measures to prevent GPS-aided stalking
The National Police Agency said it will set up a panel of experts on Friday to study revision of the law surrounding stalking.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 5, 2020
After killings, Hyogo passes Japan's first regulations on crossbow ownership
Under Hyogo's new ordinance, residents of any age who buy a new crossbow will have to report their names and addresses to the prefecture within 14 days starting Dec. 1.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 25, 2020
Japan sees record-high bicycle traffic violations as cycling booms
The National Police Agency warned that of the 427 cyclists who died in accidents in 2019, 329 of them, or 77 percent, did so when violating traffic rules.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 18, 2020
Ex-chief of bankrupt Japan Life and 13 others arrested over fraud
The group faces accusations of running a scam involving clothing, jewelry and other goods claimed to have health benefits.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 13, 2020
Japan's police introduce facial recognition system in criminal probes
About 10 million facial images are currently stored in the agency's database, including those of suspects referred to prosecutors who have not been arrested.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 11, 2020
High school girl apparently killed by grandfather in Fukui
Susumu Tomizawa's granddaughter had been living with him for two months, sources said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 11, 2020
In Fukushima, the search for the March 2011 missing goes on
Police officers from across the country are still being brought to the disaster-hit area in a bid to locate people's remains.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 10, 2020
Actor Yusuke Iseya admits to possessing cannabis, police say
During a search, the police allegedly found four bags containing 20.3 grams of cannabis in a desk drawer with a street value of around u00a5120,000.
JAPAN
Sep 9, 2020
Boy, 4, dies after choking on large grape at Tokyo kindergarten
A 4-year-old boy died after choking on a large grape while eating lunch at a Tokyo kindergarten and police have launched a probe into the accident, investigators said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 8, 2020
Actor Yusuke Iseya arrested for alleged cannabis possession
Yusuke Iseya, a popular Japanese actor and half-brother of the late designer Kansai Yamamoto, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of possessing drugs at his home in Tokyo, police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 7, 2020
Tokyo man arrested for kidnapping 9-year-old girl he met via online game
The girl is believed to have communicated with the man via the game's voice chat function on when and where to meet.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 5, 2020
Kagawa mom whose daughters died of heatstroke left kids in car to go bar-hopping
A mother in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, who was arrested after her two young daughters died of heatstroke had left them in a parked car while she went to at least three bars with a male friend for hours, sources said Saturday.

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