Lights and Sirens

Man calls deputies and asks if he’s in trouble for stealing

A 22-year-old man asked deputies if he was in trouble after he stole five firearms from an old friend’s family residence. Last week, deputies arrived to a residence where guns had been taken from the family room and an upstairs room. Several tools were also missing from the garage. A handwritten note asking for the gun owner’s son “to call him for permission to borrow a chainsaw” was found outside the front door and was signed by Chandler Ames. The note had the man’s cell phone number on it. Deputies contacted Ames’ mother at her home, and she told deputies her son no longer lived there. She later phoned deputies and told them she was trying to get her son to come to the house. Her son came back, apologized for taking the items from the residence, and left three of the five firearms and most of the tools, states the report. He later called deputies to ask if he was in trouble, and he waited at his mother’s residence to be arrested. Ames told deputies the last two firearms were at his residence and gave them permission to retrieve them. He later changed his story and said he sold them in Bremerton at Borner’s Firearms. Ames was booked on residential burglary charges, and three counts of theft of a firearm. His bail was set at $200,000.

Walmart trespasser visits store, steals again

A Bremerton man who decided to ignore a Walmart trespass was arrested after stealing from the store last week. The 26-year-old was already in handcuffs when Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at Walmart. Prior to their arrival, Cencom confirmed the man had a felony DOC escape warrant for his arrest, along with a misdemeanor warrant for theft three. After his rights were read, deputies searched the jacket that a loss prevention officer watched the man place a wrench set in. Deputies showed him a copy of a trespass notice that was issued in Sept. 2012 that banned the man from “entering any Walmart store in the future,” states the report. The man told deputies the judge told him it was only valid for a year. A search inside the man’s jacket also turned up a vial of “Narcan” which is “used to counteract the effects of opiates like heroin,” states the report. Deputies also discovered a folding knife with a hard brown substance similar to that of black tar heroin. A test later confirmed the substance to be heroin. He was booked on possession of heroin, burglary two and his warrants. Bail was set at $50,000.

Man without license crashes wife’s shipmate’s car

A Bremerton man using his wife’s deployed shipmate’s car crashed the vehicle while speeding over a hill. Jesse Genereux, 27, turned out to be driving without a license, proven when he could only show officers a California ID card. He also had a warrant for DUI, according to a Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office report. The car plowed through seven mailboxes and a power pole in Poulsbo. Inside the vehicle were two children and the driver’s wife, who complained of back and neck injuries. After being contacted by a deputy regarding the accident, he was arrested when he told the deputy he had not taken care of his DUI warrant. Genereux’s wife told deputies that she allowed her shipmate to keep the car at the couple’s home while she was deployed. No one had permission to drive the car.


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