Posts Tagged ‘ Japan police ’

Female store clerk dragged by car, injured chasing shoplifters

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12/19/2011
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TOKYO (majirox news) — A car dragged a store clerk who was attempting to stop thieves at a store in Iruma City, Saitama prefecture, at 1:20 a.m. on Dec. 18, police said. The man and woman fled the area. The unidentified 33-year-old female clerk told police she saw a man carrying stolen speakers from...
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Boy survives despite being thrown from 10th floor by father

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12/15/2011
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TOKYO (majirox news) — Beating the odds, a fourteen-month-old boy survived being thrown from the 10th floor of an apartment building at 9 a.m. on Dec. 15 in Tokyo. The boy was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was reported to, miraculously, not have suffered any injuries. According to police, the boy’s father,...
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Envelope delivered to woman’s house explodes

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10/19/2011
Envelope delivered to woman’s house explodes

NAGANO (majirox news) — An envelope exploded Oct. 19 at 12:20 p.m at the home of an unidentified woman in the city of Chino at Nagano prefecture, injuring the 47-year-old, according to Chino police. She suffered burns to her face. “We don’t know where the envelope came from,” a police spokesperson said. “The envelope...
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Chiba teen in trouble for selling radioactive key holder

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09/28/2011
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CHIBA (majirox news) — A 15-year-old Chiba teen was reported to prosecutors for selling radioactive key holders online, but has avoided being charged. Police reported the teenager to the prosecutors, accusing him of breaking the law concerning prevention from radiation hazards by possessing and selling key holders measured as containing more than 12 times...
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Police apologize after woman loses control in police car

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09/18/2011
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TSU (majirox news) — Mie Prefectural Police have apologized after a woman lost control of her bladder while being questioned inside a police patrol car and after having repeatedly implored officers to allow her to use a restroom. “She didn’t seem to have been overly tense, so officers assumed she would be able to...
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Anti-nuke protesters, riot police clash – 12 arrested

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09/12/2011
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TOKYO (majirox news) – Twelve anti-nuclear demonstrators were arrested Sept. 11 after clashing violently with riot police in a protest march near Tokyo’s Shinjuku Station, police said. The Metropolitan Police Department said Shin Futatsugi, the organizer of the demonstration, was taken into custody for violating a Tokyo Metropolitan Government Public Safety Ordinance, and the...
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Fukushima Evacuation Zone burglaries up 27 times over 2010

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09/11/2011
Japan extends evacuation areas around Fukushima plant

TOKYO (majirox news) — Burglaries in the 20-kilometer (12.4 miles) Evacuation Zone around the radiation-leaking Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant from the March 11 Great East Japan Earthquake to the end of August rose 27-fold compared with 2010, the National Police Agency (NPA) said Sept. 11. There were 722 reported burglaries during that span,...
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Driver loses control in Osaka Drift exhibition, 2 hurt

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08/22/2011
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OSAKA (majirox news) — A driver during a “Drift” exhibition using U.S.-made cars in Osaka faces charges Aug. 22 after he lost control of his vehicle, skidded into the crowd and hit and injured two people, Osaka Prefectural Police said. Police are questioning the 34-year-old driver from Izumi, Osaka prefecture, who drifted into the...
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Homeless man arrested for not paying 180,000 yen Tokyo to Osaka cab fare

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07/25/2011
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TOKYO (majirox news) — A man who took a 500 kilometer (310 miles) cab ride from Tokyo to Osaka and then failed to pay the roughly 180,000 yen (about $2,190) fare was arrested July 24, Osaka Prefectural Police said. Kiyoshi Mizugaki, 67, unemployed of no fixed address, was arrested for fraud after he was...
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Cop faces charge over pencil case attack on foreigner

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07/23/2011
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OSAKA (majirox news) — A former Osaka Prefectural Police sergeant faces charges for using a pencil case in an assault against a Ugandan man being questioned over drug smuggling, police said. Police have sent documents to the Osaka District Public Prosecutors Office accusing Yoshinobu Fujii of abuse by a special public officer. Police said...
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