Crime and Justice Week in Review: Sept. 11-17

A murder trial. An escaped inmate. And a forged letter. All in this week’s crime and justice wrap.


Sept. 16
Health District Puzzled by Fake Letters
A lone letter sent inadvertently to the Kitsap County Health District last week uncovered what could be a countywide forgery plot, according to the Bremerton Police Department.

Sept. 15
Sex Offender Arrested for Child Porn
A 38-year-old Bremerton man who is a registered Level III sex offender has been arrested for possession of child pornography, according to the Bremerton Police Department.

Sept. 14
Deputies Catch Escaped Inmate
The search for an escaped state prison inmate who walked away from a fire crew last week ended early Wednesday in Kitsap County with not just one arrest, but three.

Sept. 13
Husband Testifies in Daughter’s Death
When Michael Rhoades arrived at home in Bremerton on Dec. 11 after two-and-a-half months at sea on the submarine USS Maine, he immediately knew something wasn’t right.

Sept. 10
A Dogged Security Effort
Out of the most deadly terrorist attack in U.S. history came life for a dog named Bo. A black Labrador retriever, Bo was too wild, too rambunctious for a family. His days were numbered as a resident of the Snohomish County Humane Society. Then came September 11th, 2001 — the day that ironically gave Bo his purpose in life.

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