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U.S. servicemember arrested for allegedly possessing LSD

  • October 21, 2021
  • , Asahi evening edition
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Thursday evening’s Asahi wrote that it learned from the Azabu Police Station in Tokyo on Thursday that the Metropolitan Police Department has arrested a U.S. servicemember in his 20s on suspicion of violating the Narcotics Control Law by possessing LSD. The suspect has reportedly admitted to the charge by saying he bought the drug from someone he met at a bar. According to the police, the servicemember is suspected of being in possession of LSD on blotting paper at around 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 9, and his urine tested positive for the drug. The police found the blotting paper when they inspected his belongings after arresting him on suspicion of assaulting a man in his 20s on a street in Roppongi. Mainichi ran a similar online report, adding that the police arrested the suspect on Oct. 19 for possessing and using LSD and that he told the police that he bought the blotting paper at a bar in Shinjuku on the evening of Oct. 8.

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