East Bremerton man with criminal history charged for kidnapping

A 45-year-old East Bremerton man was arrested Tuesday by Kitsap County Sheriff's detectives after a week-long investigation of a possible kidnapping and assault of a 19-year-old.

Robert Roy Pry was charged Wednesday in Kitsap County District Court for first-degree kidnapping, first-degree robbery and second-degree assault, according to a release from the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. His bail was set to $500,000.

Detectives had developed probable cause that in mid-September, Pry had kidnapped a 19-year-old South Kitsap woman, moving her from location to location. He assaulted her with a firearm present and stole money from her as well as forced her to cut off her long hair, stated the release.

The detectives found marijuana, methamphetamine, a gun holster,a large number of unused plastic baggies, digital scales and marijuana pipes at Pry's residence. A smartphone and video camera were also found containing evidence of some of the charges.

Convicted of third-degree statutory rape in 1985, Pry is listed as a level I sex offender and failed to notify the sheriff's office of a new residence when he moved to East Bremerton from Chico in Central Kitsap. He has an criminal history including 11 felony convictions.

Anyone with information regarding this case can contact Detective Lori Blankenship at (360) 337-5615 or Detective Nicole Menge at (360) 337-7117.


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