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Man, 18, arrested for driving with a revoked license
A Washington State Patrol officer pulled over a driver for not wearing his seatbelt discovered the “designated driver” had also been drinking. The driver, an 18-year-old male, stated he was driving his passenger home from Moondogs in Port Orchard. Upon handing over his ID card, he warned the officer that he did not have a license as it was suspended. The driver again stated he was “just trying to get his passenger home” in her own car. The officer asked the male if he had been drinking while the female passenger repeatedly interrupted. The driver stated he “might have a warrant for minor in possession,” which proved true after the officer ran a scan.
The officer also found the 18-year-old’s driving status “revoked in the second degree.” After being placed into the back of the patrol car, the driver admitted he had two shots of Crown Royal a half-hour prior to being picked up. He was cited for DUI and driving with a suspended license in the second degree.
Transient sex offender charged with child molestation
A 30-year-old transient man was arrested on Oct. 13 for child molestation 1st degree. Robert John Estrada was asked by a mother of two children to babysit while she went out dancing.
According to a statement of probable cause, the 5-year-old reportedly told her mother how she “missed” her and that every time she “went potty” the man would touch her inappropriately with his genitals. Estrada is a “registered sex offender and is listed as a transient,” states the report.
He was detained for criminal investigation and was advised of his Miranda Rights before being transported to jail.
He denied any molestation and said the child was “making the story up.”
His bail was set at $200,000.