Marijuana lands SOFA dependent boy in jail

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Okinawa City Police arrested a 16-year-old dependent son of a SOFA employee on Jan. 30th on suspicion of violating the Cannabis Control Law. The boy works part-time and is living in Yomitan.

According to police, an officer asked the boy to voluntarily accompany him to the police station on Jan. 29th on suspicion of a theft at a commercial facility. When investigators went through his belongings they found a small amount of marijuana.

The police then raided his home after obtaining a search warrant, and found more marijuana in the house. The boy reportedly has admitted to the charges.

Police are now investigating how the boy had obtained the pot.

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