Junnosuke Taguchi, a former member of KAT-TUN, and actress Rena Komine have been arrested for possession of marijuana.
Taguchi and Komine are dating and share a home together in Tokyo. The Kanto Narcotics Control Department, which was given a given a tip, found several grams of marijuana as well as devices used to smoke it at their residence.
Officers took Taguchi and Komine into custody immediately upon finding the illegal drugs. Investigators are currently looking into how it was obtained.
This is the second time a former member of KAT-TUN has been arrest for marijuana possession. In 2017, Koki Tanaka was arrested for marijuana possession, but was later set free without being prosecuted.
Taguchi joined KAT-TUN when it was initially formed in 2001. He left the group in the spring of 2016. It was widely believed that he decided to leave in order to date freely.
Taguchi and Komine began dating in 2007.
This a developing story.