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Recent Crime News
Friday | via Bremerton Patriot
A 30-year-old registered Level 3 Sex Offender was arrested within minutes following an assault of two young women in Stephenson Canyon Park on the evening of Friday, July 22. Quick work by Bremerton police officers had the man under arrest and hand-cuffed before he had the chance to escape the scene. Two Bremerton women, ages 21 and 22, were walking their dogs on the trails in the park in East Bremerton. Comment?
Friday | via Bremerton Patriot
Sgt. Kelly Meade, Corporal J.D. Miler and an off-duty Naval Base Kitsap firefighter were among the first people there, and assisted in alerting the residents and getting everyone out. A passerby named Kenneth Patterson also assisted. Comment?
Friday Jul 15 | via Bremerton Patriot
Attorneys for Gabriel Gaeta, accused of raping and murdering a young neighbor girl in 2014, will appear before Court Judge Jennifer Forbes next Monday to argue that their defendant should receive a sentence of 25 years to life rather than life imprisonment because he was under 18 when the crime was committed. The defendant's attorneys will argue that an automatic life imprisonment sentence is unconstitutional. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via Port Orchard Orchard
Attorneys for Gabriel Gaeta, accused of raping and murdering a young neighbor girl in 2014, will appear before Court Judge Jennifer Forbes next Monday to argue that their client should receive a sentence of 25 years to life rather than life imprisonment because he was under 18 when the crime was committed. The defendant's attorneys will argue that an automatic life imprisonment sentence is unconstitutional. Comment?
Thursday Jul 7 | via Bainbridge Island
It's Throwback Thursday, and time for a dip in the Hot Tub Time Machine as we sink back into history to see what was making news on Bainbridge Island oh so many years ago. In a departure from other issues recently examined, we note today that the typesetter had apparently discovered the tray of bold-face letters, which hitherto must have been kept under lock and key. Comment?
Sunday Jul 3 | via Bremerton Patriot
Corporal Polonsky volunteered his specialized skills and personal scuba gear to help "hook the Ram" and get a truck out of the water after it floated out into Kitsap Lake. BREMERTON - If you read our weekly column on a regular basis, one of our themes is differentiating between "homeless" people and "criminal transients." Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via Central Kitsap Reporter
Jeremy Andrus, 31, of Bremerton, was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, attempting to elude pursuing police and hit and run resulting in injury after leading Bremerton Police officers on a dangerous pursuit June 21. A 911 call was made at around 8:35 p.m. June 21, with reports of a multi-vehicle hit-and-run collision with injuries near the Wheaton Way and Sheridan Avenue intersection. While on route, responding officers were notified of more 911 calls reporting sight of the suspect vehicle, a white Mitsubishi Lancer. Comment?
Jun 26, 2016 | via Bremerton Patriot
Last week started with our Traffic Officer, Steven Forbragd, training other officers on how to better test for sobriety for suspected drunk drivers. Later that day, Steven got to experience a practical example when he arrested a suspected DUI, who pleaded with him and Officer Jacob Switzer that "Forbragd and Swisher" should not arrest him. Comment?
Jun 22, 2016 | via The Columbian
At the website Armslist.com, known as the "Craigslist for guns," the reaction to the Orlando mass shooting last weekend couldn't have been clearer. "Get this AR before Hillary does!" reads an ad posted Wednesday by someone in Bremerton, selling a semi-automatic assault weapon for $2,000. Comment?
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