Suspect in series of residential firearm burglaries now in-custody

Alex Petro was apprehended May 24 while walking in the area of 10th St. and Park Avenue in Bremerton

Alex Petro, 31, is now in custody after being apprehended on May 24, while walking in the area of 10th Street and Park Avenue in Bremerton, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.

Petro was wanted on an arrest warrant for burglary and a firearms offense. He was identified as a suspect in a series of burglaries where several dozen firearms were stolen. The victim was a man in his 80’s.

The arrest was conducted by a joint team of patrol officers and detectives from KCSO and the Bremerton Police Department. Petro was booked into Kitsap County Jail on charges of residential burglary and unlawful possession of a firearm, second degree. His bail was set at $50,000.