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July 17, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Supreme Court overturns decision in Bremerton school shooting case

The state Supreme Court ruled today that prosecutors cannot charge a man with third-degree assault for allegedly providing access to a gun to his then-girlfriend’s 9-year-old son. The boy brought the weapon to a Bremerton school, where it accidentally discharged and injured a fellow student. In a 6-3 ruling, the high court rejected the argument by Kitsap County prosecutors…

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January 22, 2014 at 11:20 AM

Port Orchard lawyer charged with perjury

The Associated Press PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap County prosecutors have taken the unusual step of charging the lawyer for a defendant. Port Orchard defense lawyer Dennis X. Goss was charged Tuesday with perjury. The Kitsap Sun reports he’s accused of encouraging a client to sign a false statement to hide the lawyer’s romantic interest in the client’s wife. Goss…

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March 17, 2012 at 11:30 AM

Hundreds attend fundraiser for school shooting victim

Hundreds of people turned out yesterday at the Manette Saloon and Sidebar in Bremerton for a fundraiser for school shooting victim Amina Kocer-Bowman, according to the Kitsap Sun. Up to 500 people were expected to attend the spaghetti feed, silent auction and concert, forcing organizers to start the event two hours earlier than planned, the Sun reports.   Amina’s…

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March 6, 2012 at 12:55 PM

9-year-old pleads guilty in Bremerton school shooting

PORT ORCHARD — The 9-year-old Bremerton boy who took to school a handgun that accidentally discharged and critically wounded a classmate pleaded guilty this afternoon to three criminal charges, but will face probation and treatment rather than juvenile detention. Amina Kocer-Bowman, 8, was wounded when the .45-caliber handgun accidentally discharged near the end of the school day…

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February 28, 2012 at 4:37 PM

6th person charged with allegedly helping trooper's killer

Kitsap County prosecutors today charged a 43-year-old man for allegedly helping Joshua Jearl Blake, 28, in the hours after he killed State Patrol Trooper Tony Radulescu last week. Steven M. Banks is the sixth person to be charged with rendering criminal assistance in the wake of the trooper’s death early Thursday morning. All six are being…

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