Kitsap Crime & Justice Review: Week of April 17

Blogger’s Note: This is the first installment of a new weekly feature, to be published on Mondays, that will look back on the previous week’s worth of Kitsap’s Crime and Justice News.

For links to all of Kitsap’s Crime and Justice news for the week of April 17-23, click below:


April 17
More Room Available at Kitsap Jail
The Kitsap County jail is housing more offenders who are arrested for a wider range of crimes because of a drop in inmate population, but corrections officials warn that the change will only last as long as beds remain available.

April 18
Body Found in Puget Sound a Suspected Homicide
The death of a woman found floating in Puget Sound in January is being investigated by Seattle police as a homicide, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.

April 21
It’s a ‘Wild West’ Morning for Bremerton Police
Bremerton police scrambled Thursday morning to respond to a bank robbery, a traffic accident involving two of their own officers and a reported assault with a hammer — all within an hour.

April 23
Woman Claims Police Officers Violated Rights
A woman is suing the Bremerton Police Department, alleging her civil rights were violated by an officer she’d had an affair with and his wife, a detective, whom she contends wrote a false police report about her.

Code 911: April 17
Accident Snarls Highway 305 … Man Assaulted by Roommate … Reported Gunshots Spur Arrest

Code 911: April 18
Sheriff’s Office Confirms Body Was OC Instructor … Suspect in Drive-by Shooting Arrested … Stray Arrow Breaks Window … Outage Caused by Downed Tree

Code 911: April 19
Former SK Teacher Pleads Innocent to Tampering … Fight Forces Ferry Turnabout … Bremerton Man Rescued in Calif. … Police Arrest Alleged Car Thief

Code 911: April 20
Two Men Jailed in Fight Aboard Ferry … Man Arrested in Burglary

Code 911: April 21
Man With Gun Breaks Up Fight

Code 911: April 22
Man Makes Off with Woman’s Purse … No One Hurt in Car-School Bus Collision … Thieves Take Everything — And the Kitchen Sink

Code 911: April 23
Port Orchard Man Shot; Suspect Unknown … Teens Allegedly Steal, Break Into Cars

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