According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, the Fukui Prefectural Police Chief in the city center received a traffic ticket for making an illegal right turn during the suspension of work in May. Ryota Seijo admitted the traffic violation and paid a fine of 7,000 yen ($65). The Metropolitan Police Department announced in a prefectural police announcement, "I apologize as the chief officer in charge of (traffic violation) enforcement." According to police, in May, Seijo was driving in Fukui City to go shopping and turn at a place where no right turn was allowed. Police refused to reveal specific locations and dates of traffic violations for privacy reasons. Prefectural police usually use official vehicles with drivers for commuting.