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Iwakuni-based Marine arrested for breaking into home

  • June 27, 2022
  • , Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 25
  • JMH Translation

On June 26, the Hiroshima Chuo Police Station arrested on the spot a 31-year-old Marine (who resides in Misumi Town, Iwakuni City) affiliated with Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni (Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Prefecture) for breaking into the apartment of a 24-year-old woman with whom he was not acquainted. According to the police, the suspect denies the allegation, saying, “I don’t remember entering the apartment.” The suspect is said to have been inebriated.


The allegation is that the suspect broke into the apartment of a woman who lives in Yayoi Town, Naka Ward, Hiroshima City at around 9:15 a.m. on June 26. The woman called the police, and officers who rushed to the scene apprehended the Marine. [The suspect’s name has been redacted.]

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