crime

“What the hell are you doing to my woman?” attacker asks man feeding stray cat in Tokyo park

Literal animal lover, magical shapeshifter, or just plain old crook?

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Yokohama man arrested for stealing car navigation system, blames Vladimir Putin

Geopolitics is way more complex than I thought.

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Manga artist Kenya Suzuki convicted of child pornography charges, given suspended prison sentence

Prosecutors sought jail time for creator of Please Tell Me! Galko-chan.

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Man threatens to set fire to Sega offices, beat employees’ family members to death

Inability to handle gamer rage leads to arrest.

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Sayonara, crossbows – Police ask owners to turn in their crossbows as new ban goes into effect

Possession of crossbow without a license to become illegal this month.

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Kyoto City official arrested for bribery with old-timey gold coin

Arrgh, me corruption’ll cost ye a shiny gold doubloon!

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Hokkaido man found naked in laundromat in middle of the night

The Emperor’s Birthday new clothes.

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Police baffled by bizarre guard rail crime theft crime spree in Japan

Thieves have taken over two hundred rails and end terminals.

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Man breaks into Japanese high school, steals desk to “get taste of the world of Love Live” anime

Breaking into a high school is never a smart idea, but some motives are dumber than others.

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“Every police station in Kanagawa accepting funeral home bribes,” according to former officer

Defendant in bribery case claims he’s far from alone.

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Chiba man arrested for writing “Amazon!” on Shinto shrine

Looks like he’s either really happy or really angry about online retail.

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Senior in Takaoka City arrested for stealing up to 50 tanuki statues

Suspect seemed to have an insatiable desire for tanuki.

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Japanese man caught using fake IDs to sneak into matchmaking parties with younger women

Man looking for love apparently thinks age aint nothing but a number, police disagree.

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Elderly Kyoto man detained by police for three hours because of hammer in his car

Stop! Hammer crime!

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Japanese elementary school teacher under fire after selling students’ personal info online

“I want to know how much they offered him.”

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JR East to equip trains station staff with bodycams to protect them from attacks

Violent drunks better smile for the camera from now on.

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70-year-old arrested after brawl with over 10 bikers

Age ain’t nothing but the number of people you can fight at once.

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Japanese man breaks into school to recover stuff teacher took from him…over 40 years ago

It should still be around somewhere, right?

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Gunma man arrested for attempted marriage of woman without her knowledge

Groom took his victim to be his unlawfully wedded wife.

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Masked stranger in Tokyo secretly takes down someone else’s Christmas lights, puts them away【Vid】

We’re not sure if this is a crime, but it is creepy.

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