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March 3, 2014 at 4:43 PM

Kitsap and Thurston counties issue warning about jury-duty scam

The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office and Thurston County Superior Court hvae issued an advisory about a scam in which residents get a phone call saying they’ve missed jury duty  — and must pay. The scam, which has resurfaced in the West Sound area, has a person calling county residents to inform them that they have failed…


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February 28, 2014 at 7:11 AM

Teen hurt while extracting bullet’s gunpowder; claimed to be shot

Injuries sustained to a 16-year-old Kitsap teen, who originally reported he’d been shot, turned out to have been accidentally self-inflicted, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. The teen told a foster parent on Monday that he had been shot by an unknown person after getting off a school bus, the Sheriff’s Office said. Kitsap County sheriff’s patrol deputies,…


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February 19, 2014 at 9:29 AM

Shoplifting suspect fatally stricken at Belfair

The Associated Press BREMERTON — A suspected shoplifter who collapsed while fleeing from a grocery store in Belfair later died at a hospital. The Kitsap County sheriff’s office says a loss-prevention employee confronted the man just before the store closed Sunday as he was rolling a shopping cart out the door loaded with alcoholic beverages. The Kitsap Sun…


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February 12, 2014 at 6:21 PM

Kitsap County sheriff says he won’t seek re-election

Kitsap County Sheriff Steve Boyer announced today that he will not seek a fifth term as sheriff, citing recent health concerns. Boyer, 63, served as sheriff for the past 15 years and in law enforcement for more than 42 years, according to a news release. After he developed health problems, professionals ruled out any serious issues,…


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January 13, 2014 at 1:39 PM

11-year-old hospitalized after Kitsap County fire

The Associated Press BREMERTON — An 11-year-old girl was rushed to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma after a fire early Monday in south Kitsap County. The Kitsap Sun reports seven other people — ages 2 to 21 years old — were evaluated at Mary Bridge and Tacoma General hospitals. Everyone was outside the home when firefighters arrived shortly…


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November 12, 2013 at 3:28 PM

Man shot during fight outside Bremerton-area Fred Meyer

A man was shot this afternoon during a fight in a grocery store parking lot in East Bremerton, according to police. Bremerton police said two men got into an argument in the parking lot outside the Fred Meyer store near Northeast Riddell Road and Wheaton Way at about 2:30 p.m.. A 35-year-old Bremerton man was armed…


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September 27, 2013 at 9:56 AM

Police: Restaurant manager hid camera in bathroom

The Associated Press BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — A Bainbridge Island restaurant manager has been charged with voyeurism after authorities said he hid a camera in a bathroom. The Kitsap Sun reports that Scott Fuchs was arrested and charged this week. The newspaper says Fuchs was previously charged with voyeurism under similar circumstances in 2007 while he worked…


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September 10, 2013 at 8:23 PM

Detectives seize 64 pounds of heroin in Tacoma drug-bust

A narcotics task force made one heck of a drug bust Monday, seizing about 64 pounds of heroin at a Tacoma home. Detectives also seized a handgun, a scale and “drug-packaging material,” along with the drugs, which had an estimated street value of more than $500,000, according to a Kitsap sheriff’s news release. Three suspects were booked…


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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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