Kanagawa cops arrest 2 male dentists over marijuana possession

Yosuke Takano is one of two dentists accused of possessing cannabis
Yosuke Takano is one of two dentists accused of possessing cannabis (TV Asahi)

KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police working off a tip have arrested two male dentists for allegedly possessing marijuana at their residences, reports Nikkan Sports (May 20).

On Friday, police found 2.55 grams of marijuana at the residence of Yoshimasa Kodama, a 38-year-old resident of Yokohama, and 20.95 grams of the same drug at the residence of Yosuke Takano, a 35-year-old resident of Tokyo’s Ota Ward. The contraband had been placed in bags and cases.

Both suspects, who are acquaintances, admit to the allegations, saying the drugs were for personal use.

The suspects became acquainted at college in Kanagawa. Police received an anonymous tip in March that claimed the suspects were abusing cannabis together, TV Asahi reported (May 20).

Other individuals who likely used the drugs with the suspects are also being investigated, police said.

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