Crime and Justice Week in Review: July 31-Aug. 6

Another busy week that was for Kitsap crime and justice – and overall public safety issues – as featured in our weekly roundup of stories.

Click below for the full report.


Aug. 6
Ludlow Man Killed in Crash; Highway 3 Shut Down for Hours
A Port Ludlow man was killed Saturday evening in a head-on collision near Equestrian Drive and Highway 3, just north of its juncture with Highway 305.

Bremerton Man, 23, Shot, Killed
A 23-year-old East Bremerton man was shot and killed early Saturday, in what appears to be Kitsap County’s first homicide in 2006.

Aug. 4
Sailor Who Died in Car Crash Identified
A sailor who died Wednesday morning in a car crash just outside the Bangor submarine base main gate has been identified as Albert Vincent Rios, 23.

Fire Levy Lid Lift Will Go to Voters in CK
Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue will ask voters this fall to approve a new fire levy lid lift on property taxes to maintain current service levels.

Aug. 30 Trial Set for Sailor Charged in Fires
A Navy petty officer who police say set fire to cars and a home during a drunken spree is set to go to trial Aug. 30 on charges of first- and second-degree arson.

Aug. 3
Morning Car Wreck Takes Life of Sailor Near Base
A sailor stationed at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor died Wednesday morning when his car slammed into a tree near the southbound on-ramp to Highway 3.

Aug. 2
A Little ‘Going-Away Party’
It began nine years ago as an event to bring the community together. This year, it was more about sending them away well-prepared. Westpark’s annual National Night Out on Tuesday provided residents in this low-income, yet high-spirited community a chance to talk with members of the Bremerton police and fire departments, local health and human services personnel and of course, each other.

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