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Japanese tourist, husband charged in Hawaii sex assault case

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Not the friendliest looking couple around!

https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2019/05/04/married-couple-vacation-charged-with-multiple-counts-sex-assault-kidnapping/

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Nagisa Dorch helped the woman leave the room..

Well, wasn't that nice of Mrs. Dorch.

..when the couple's son knocked on the door...

Hey, kid. I hope you know and understand everything that your parents have done.

...and Darrell Dorch went on the balcony, court documents said

Enjoy prison a-hole.

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Since this happened in America, you know they'll get real Justice, not a suspended sentence for showing the judge remorse

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Not the friendliest looking couple around!

Why don't they look friendly, again? One is posing with a friendly smile. The other looks scared while she is taking a mugshot after being arrested.

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@Silvafan

Why don't they look friendly, again?

Lol. I thought the same thing. Darrell Dorch is most likely a sociopath, that's why he looks so friendly in the pic.

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This chump and his wife are going away for a long time.

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lock them up.

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@Yubaru: Thanks for the link to the story. Not sure why you received down votes. I would agree with you.

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Not very well-thought out, was it? Like, how the hell did they think they would get away with it?

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As was said before, the only good thing is this happened in the States. They’ll actually get a real sentence

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Madden - i guess they figured she was a tourist who didnt speak English (hence her translating his requests); so she wouldnt go to the police, and just stay quiet about it.

I wonder how many times Nagisa was the victim of this guy's violence - I am guessing this isnt the first time he has punched a woman.

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Who asks a stranger to come to their room and help them pick out a swimsuit? And who would comply with a request like that? Weird people.

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Read the article in the link and this occurred on May 1.  Right in the middle of Golden Week.

Madden - i guess they figured she was a tourist who didnt speak English (hence her translating his requests); so she wouldnt go to the police, and just stay quiet about it.

I'm going to say you are absolutely correct.  I'd even venture to say that if they pull their records of travel they probably made numerous trips to Hawaii and other places that Japanese like to travel and pulled this stunt.

One thing not clear from the article, where were they tourist from?  Either US tourists visiting Hawaii or a couple from Japan visiting.  May seem trivial but I think it would be important in regards to investigating whether they have done this thing in the past. 

Along with the victim, who I think was very brave and smart to go to the police the other victim in this case is the couple's kid, and with parents like these this is one time I hope child services steps in and removes the kid to a better place.

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How can sex and violence happen at the same time? They are psychos and their son must need help too.

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The fact that a Japanese woman would pull this on another Japanese female...

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What a weird and twisted story. Crazy couple for sure.

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Agree with Alphaape and Madden, but the article is unclear on pivotal facts so it is hard to comment logically.

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Scary stuff, hope these two do some serious time!!

Hope the victim can recover as best she can what an ordeal!

I wouldn't be surprised if this has happened to other tourists.....sends shivers down my spine, awful!

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They probably were trying to coax her into a 3some and she wasnt into it.

My guess they have done the same before, using violence.

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@Goodlucktoyou

How can sex and violence happen at the same time? 

It's called 'rape.'

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One thing not clear from the article, where were they tourist from? Either US tourists visiting Hawaii or a couple from Japan visiting. May seem trivial but I think it would be important in regards to investigating whether they have done this thing in the past.

I had to rethink my post and having done so I am going to say that they were probably tourist from the States visiting Hawaii and not coming from Japan. I say this based on the fact that the husband is a Black man, non-Japanese and if he would have pulled something like this here in Japan, I am going to say that even the J-police with their long history of passing the buck on crimes like these would have really stepped in.  Not trying to make light of this situation but this is based on what you can read here at JT.  A foreigner does something bad, and normally there is follow-through with the police.

I certainly hope they both get the book thrown at them, but I am sure the wife will find some way to get out of this by claiming to be under duress.

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Who asks a stranger to come to their room and help them pick out a swimsuit? And who would comply with a request like that? Weird people.

Hey I just me you,

and this is cra-zy,

but I need some help,

with my swimsuit, baby!

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The couple are from Japan. The victim was a Japanese tourist. Nagisa Dorch helped the woman leave the room when the couple's son knocked on the door and Darrell Dorch went on the balcony, court documents said.

Nagisa's bail is set at $300,000 and her husband's bail is set at $500,000.

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It is not entirely out of the question that the alleged victim's accusations are malicious, so bear that in mind given that we have only heard her version of events.

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We don't know all the information or evidence about this situation. It does seem odd. It could be true, it could be a lie, or it could be somewhere in the middle.

We definitely shouldn't decide someone's innocence because they are simply a different race and/or culture because that is the only that we can verify about those two.

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Presumably the local police have enough evidence for the arrest to be made. The accusations sound horrific.

My main point though is to wonder how this case would have been treated in Japan. It is common knowledge that any female victim who goes to a man's room is not taken seriously, the presumption being that she is asking for it. I wonder if that would stretch to a victim who was recruited by another woman under innocent-sounding circumstances like these.

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Today's news report stated the wife lives in Japan with her father and son. The report didn't indicate where the husband resides, i.e., Hawaii or on the mainland.

Listed below is a link to an article about the court proceedings. The wife was present, but the husband was not because he was not cooperating with authorities (not sure why they didn't just hogtie him and wheel him into the courtroom) :

https://www.staradvertiser.com/2019/05/06/hawaii-news/tourists-charged-in-waikiki-sexual-assault-appear-in-district-court/

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I sure this ain't the first time Nagisa and Darrell did this. The tourist was set up to be raped. Well now comes the legal side of things - the Police, Lawyers, Courts & Prison Time, and the cost of having a lawyer. Hope it was worth it..

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Wife saw this story in Japanese media and they are saying that the victim knew the couple, and that they all had been in some type or "relationship" in the past and that the victim was trying to break it up with them and I guess the guy wasn't ready to let go.  There is more to this story than meets the eye, but that still doesn't excuse this couple from holding someone against their will if they had said no.

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If she living separately from her husband why did she fly to Hawaii to vacation with him. Does he have a Japanese visa rejection? How old is their son and where is he now? Was he taken into care?

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