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Fukuoka Man’s ‘High’ Hopes Dashed by Repeat Arrest

In a shocking turn of events, a man who was previously apprehended for marijuana possession in the Tenjin area of Fukuoka City is back in cuffs! This time, authorities believe he was holding not just marijuana, but also synthetic drugs like MDMA, with the clear intent to distribute.

24-year-old unemployed Yoshinori Nakano, a resident of Toyota City in Aichi Prefecture, is suspected of possessing approximately 18 grams of dried marijuana and 2 MDMA tablets for sale last month in Kakegawa City, Shizuoka Prefecture, where he previously resided.

Nakano was first nabbed in March of this year, while strolling around Tenjin, Fukuoka City, with a woman from Oita City. Initially, it was just dried marijuana that landed him in trouble, but a raid on his Shizuoka apartment uncovered a veritable drug store’s worth. Police found 80 grams of dried marijuana, MDMA, cocaine, and other drugs, totalling about 2.5 million yen.

Having admitted to the allegations, Nakano is now being scrutinised for his sources. With a life seemingly on the move, it seems he may have been dealing drugs like dried marijuana while hopping from place to place. Source: KBC / TNC

Fukuoka Man's 'High' Hopes Dashed by Repeat Arrest Photo by Japmes Yarema from Unsplash

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Fukuoka Prefecture
Published: May 26, 2023 / Last Updated: May 26, 2023

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