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August 12, 2014 at 5:16 PM

Missing Bremerton teen found in Cowlitz County

UPDATE, 9:24 p.m. Ariel Luddington and Alex Pequignot have been located in Kelso, Cowlitz County, according to the Bremerton Police Department. Luddington is being taken to a Tacoma hospital. ORIGINAL POST | Detectives have confirmed that missing Bremerton teenager Ariel Luddington is with her boyfriend, and the two are likely in Oregon, police…

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June 5, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Was ‘golf addiction’ behind burglary of Bremerton pro shop?

Bremerton police say a man’s addiction to golf may have led him to break into a pro shop and cart off more than $9,300 worth of equipment, including up to 50 golf clubs. “Burglaries are often the result of addictions — drugs, alcohol, or gambling,” said Bremerton Police Chief Steve Strachan. “I think this is the first…

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April 21, 2014 at 10:08 AM

Bremerton police to test wearing video cameras

The Associated Press BREMERTON — Police expect complaints against officers will decline if officers wear video cameras that record every encounter, Chief Steve Strachan recently told the City Council. The department expects to receive cameras next month that two officers will test as the department makes a final decision about wearable cameras, the Kitsap Sun reported Sunday. Each…

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August 27, 2013 at 10:02 PM

Silverdale couple charged with 1st-degree child assault

A Kitsap County husband and wife have been arrested after the man’s 13-year-old brother told deputies that the couple routinely beat, burned and tortured him, once allegedly hammering a nail through his hand. The Kitsap Sun reports that 27-year-old Brandon Gunn and 34-year-old Viviana Gunn were charged Monday with first-degree child assault in Kitsap…

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August 26, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Silverdale couple arrested in alleged torture of 13-year-old

Guardians of a 13-year-old Bremerton boy were arrested for investigation of unlawful imprisonment, assault and criminal mistreatment after the boy told police they beat and tortured him this summer, according to a news release from the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department. The boy told police his 27-year-old brother and his brother’s 34-year-old wife tortured him in repeated…

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March 15, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Victim of Bremerton school shooting out of intensive care

Eight-year-old Amina Kocer-Bowman will leave the intensive-care unit at Harborview Medical Center this afternoon, according to a hospital spokeswoman. Amina’s condition will be upgraded from serious to satisfactory, said Susan Gregg. The girl has been in the hospital since she was wounded in an accidental shooting Feb. 22 in her classroom at Armin Jahr Elementary School in Bremerton….

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March 15, 2012 at 10:13 AM

Couple plead not guilty in Bremerton school shooting case

The Associated Press PORT ORCHARD — A Bremerton couple pleaded not guilty this morning to charges arising from the shooting that wounded an 8-year-old girl in a classroom. The gun was in a backpack brought to class Feb. 22 by a 9-year-old boy and it fired when it dropped it on a desk. Third-grader Amina Kocer-Bowman was…

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March 13, 2012 at 2:40 PM

Mother, boyfriend charged with assault in Bremerton school shooting

Jamie Lee Chaffin, the mother of the 9-year-old boy who pleaded guilty last week in connection with the Feb. 22  Bremerton school shooting, was charged today with third-degree assault. Prosecutors also filed the same charge against Chaffin’s boyfriend, Douglas L. Bauer. Kitsap County Prosecutor Russ Hauge said he reviewed the evidence — the agony suffered by 8-year-old…

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February 22, 2012 at 9:23 PM

Police: Shooting at Bremerton school was accident

Bremerton police believe today’s shooting at Armin Jahr Elementary School accidental. A student had brought a loaded handgun to school, police said. The handgun accidentally discharged while it was in the boy’s backpack and the bullet struck 8-year-old third-grader Amina Bowman, police said. Police said a handgun was recovered in the classroom. The student who brought the handgun to school has…

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February 6, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Bremerton police say woman's death was homicide

There is not points to locate on the map Bremerton police are calling the death last week of a 61-year-old woman a homicide. The body of Melody Brannon was found just before 6:30 p.m. Friday in the 1300 block of High Avenue. The Kitsap County Coroner’s office has ruled Brannon’s death a homicide.  The Kitsap Sun reports police haven’t confirmed…

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