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Wife bites husband on neck after Navy party
After returning from a command party, a Navy couple began arguing inside their naval base housing regarding another woman. The wife accused her husband of being “interested in another woman,” states a Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office report. The husband repeatedly asked his wife to leave him alone, and stated that he was not interested in another woman. After retreating to the couch with his sleeping bag, his wife came downstairs and started “slapping him on the head” because he refused to speak to her. Even after her husband threatened to call police, the woman continued harassing her husband and tried taking his phone away. When she could not get the phone, she “jumped on his back and bit him on the back of the neck,” states the report. Her husband dialed 911, and after speaking with dispatch, the wife calmed down. The 31-year-old was arrested and booked for assault fourth degree, domestic violence with a $10,000 bail.
Man attempts to steal mail, pastor reports
A pastor called authorities after one of his parishioners found a homeless man sitting on her back porch searching through her mail. The woman noted that it was cold and the man was shivering, but she told him she did not want him on her property, according to a Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office report. She agreed to drive him to Bremerton, but on the way, he had a seizure. The woman then drove to her pastor’s house and the two took the homeless male to the hospital. The woman went into the homeless man’s backpack and found mail for her neighbors hidden inside. In her report, she noted that she took the mail back to her neighbors, which authorities confirmed. A deputy contacted the 50-year-old man in the hospital regarding his Bremerton Police Department warrant for criminal trespass and found the man “uncooperative.” He was later booked for third degree theft and second degree criminal trespass. Bail is set at $10,000.
Whereabouts of sex offender unknown
According to a Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department probable cause certificate, Robert John Alexander has failed to register as a sex offender. In 2007, Alexander was convicted for child molestation in the third degree. The 29-year-old man is required to register and provide an address of where he will reside. If transient or homeless, sex offenders are required to report to the sheriff’s office their whereabouts for the previous week. On Oct. 13, 2013, Alexander was released from Kitsap County Jail as a sex offender. Since Oct. 16, when he registered as a transient, he stated he had been staying at “Manett 1611” in Bremerton. However, the address could not be confirmed, and the current location of the level two sex offender is unknown. A warrant for his arrest for failure to register was requested on Nov. 6.
Walmart thief is found with 53 bags of heroin
A Bremerton man was arrested after admitting to selling heroin and stealing merchandise from Walmart after an officer spotted him taking items. According to a Port Orchard Police Department report, a patrol officer watched as a couple parked unnecessarily far from the entrance of the store when closer spots were available. The officer checked the car, and after 20 minutes, the male walked quickly to the car with his hands in his pockets. Once inside the car, he did not start it up. Ten minutes later, he walked back inside the store, states the report. The officer wandered over and noted an unopened package of Fruit of the Loom underwear on the passenger seat. Upon exiting the store a second time, the officer confronted the male, who admitted to stealing a car charger and handed it to the officer. While speaking to the officer, another package of merchandise fell out from under his jacket. After being read his rights, a search turned up a .9 gram bag of heroin. The suspect had a knife with heroin residue on it, and another bag with 53 baggies of heroin. A second search at the jail turned up more heroin, and his wallet contained nearly $600. After admitting he sells about 3 grams a day, he was booked and bail was set at $75,000.
Man steals taxi; parks it on random property
On Dec. 9, a 31-year-old man was arrested by the Bremerton Police Department after stealing a taxi van. When the man parked the vehicle on a random resident’s property, the owner and operator of Royal Taxi was contacted. Authorities were called when the owner realized his vehicle had been taken by a driver who had worked for him the previous day. After being told he could not drive a second day by the owner, the Port Orchard man returned and told a mechanic he could take the vehicle. The suspect was booked for taking a motor vehicle without the owner’s permission. Bail is set at $25,000.