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Sunday Aug 23 | via Central Kitsap Reporter
Geraldo Castro DeJesus, accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend, 29-year-old Heather Kelso, and her roommate's son, 2-year-old Kaden Lum, in East Bremerton in March, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Aug. 21 in Kitsap County Superior Court. The prosecutor's office charged DeJesus with two counts of first-degree murder -- one with a special allegation of domestic violence -- and one count of first-degree assault. Comment?
Sunday Aug 23 | via Central Kitsap Reporter
Superior Court Judge Jennifer Forbes presided over a packed courtroom Aug. 21 as Gabriel Gaeta, accused of raping and murdering a young neighbor in 2014, sat quietly in the jury box during a routine pre-trial hearing. During the proceedings, Gaeta alternated between looking straight down and straight ahead unless responding to questions from the bench. Comment?
Friday Aug 21 | via KOMO News
A 30-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of his former girlfriend and a 2-year-old boy at a mobile home park in Bremerton last March. The Kitsap Sun reports that Geraldo Castro DeJesus entered the plea Friday in Kitsap County Superior Court, a day after he was arrested at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, where he works as a painter. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A suspect has been arrested in connection with the March shooting at a Bremerton mobile home that left a woman and a 2-year-old boy dead, and a neighbor injured. KOMO-TV reports that the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office arrested the man Thursday while he was at work. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via KOMO News
A suspect was arrested Thursday in connection with a cold-blooded shooting at a Bremerton mobile home last March that killed a woman and a 2-year-old boy, and seriously injured a third person. Kitsap County Sheriff's officials said the suspect was arrested at about 8:30 a.m. at his place of employment. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via WZVN-TV Fort Myers
An armed man fleeing from officers serving a search wa... . People gather at the scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting at Walton Avenue and Page Boulevard, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 in St. Louis. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via Bremerton Patriot
Following a two-day search, Bremerton Police arrested a 29-year-old Belfair man on Aug. 16 in connection with a domestic violence assault. Police said Richard R. Robson broke into his 24-year-old ex-girlfriend's apartment at the 2500 block of Fir Avenue late Aug. 13 and then violently assaulted her when she came home from work. Comment?
Friday Aug 14 | via Bremerton Patriot
Bremerton Police are searching for a 29-year-old Belfair man in connection with a domestic violence assault at the 2500 block of Fir Avenue late last night. Police say Richard R. Robson broke into his 24-year-old ex-girlfriend's apartment and then violently assaulted her when she came home from work. Comment?
Friday Aug 7 | via WTVC
A 78-year-old Bremerton, Washington man fought back against an intruder Wednesday, firing five shots with a handgun before the burglar drove away, according to deputies. Stephen Ashton told the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office he heard his alarm go off inside his home in the 3100 block of NE Seahurst Court and then saw a flashlight in his living room. Comment?
Thursday Aug 6 | via KOMO News
BREMERTON, Wash. -- A 78-year old Bremerton man fought back against an intruder Wednesday, firing five shots with a handgun before the burglar drove away, according to deputies. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 5 | via Bremerton Patriot
A residential burglary was thwarted by a homeowner when he confronted a person inside his home in the early morning hours on Aug. 5. The homeowner, 78, and his wife, 80, were awakened by an alarm from their residential security system around 3:30 a.m. The homeowner observed someone moving downstairs on the first floor. The man armed himself with a handgun and verbally confronted the suspect from the second floor. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 4 | via Bremerton Patriot
Bremerton Police Chief Steve Strachan spoke at the National Conference of State Legislatures Legislative Summit Early Learning Fellows meeting August 2. At the summit, the nation's largest gathering of state legislators and staff, Strachan advocated for research-based home visiting programs and high-quality early learning programs as effective crime prevention strategies. "As police chief, my number one priority is to protect public safety, but I know from personal experience that we can't just arrest, prosecute and incarcerate our way out of crime problems," Strachan said. Comment?
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