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Kenji Hishida, 39, was arrested in September in Kobe, Japan, and charged with stealing several pairs of uniform trousers from a West Japan Railway office. He was later revealed by authorities to have been stealing clothes from that and other public transportation offices for 15 years and to have more than 10,000 uniforms.
And Joseph Rizza, 56, was charged recently with two counts of vandalism to neighbors’ property in Brighton, Mass.; according to a psychiatric evaluation submitted to his judge, Rizza believes he has “a responsibility to keep trees from producing pine cones.”
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