Alex Blair Petro is wanted in Kitsap County on an outstanding warrant for residential burglary and unlawful possession of a firearm, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.
The warrant for the 31-year-old’s arrest was issued on April 25. Petro has been identified as a suspect in a series of burglaries where several dozen firearms were stolen, the KCSO said. The burglary victim is an 82-year-old man.
Petro has a substantial criminal history in Alaska and California with previous convictions for assault with a deadly weapon. Sheriff’s detectives said they have a strong reason to believe that Petro is armed with a handgun.
He is described as a white male, standing at six feet tall and weighing 170 pounds with black hair and brown eyes, according to KCSO reports. Petro also has multiple tattoos on his face, head, neck, arms and hands. He is known to frequent Bremerton, Port Orchard and South Kitsap.
Those with information on Petro’s whereabouts are asked to contact Kitsap 911, reference case report K19-001751. Callers who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound on the Crime Stoppers Hotline: 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or via the mobile app: www.p3tips.com.