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Two people were found dead in this home Dec. 13 on Marion Avenue in Bremerton. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)

Police: Deceased man was a USS Nimitz sailor; wife fatally stabbed

BREMERTON — A 23-year-old airman stationed aboard the USS Nimitz is believed to have fatally stabbed his wife and then hanged himself in their Marion… Continue reading

Two people were found dead in this home Dec. 13 on Marion Avenue in Bremerton. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)
Two people were found dead in this home Dec. 13 on Marion Avenue in Bremerton. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)

Deaths may have been murder-suicide

BREMERTON — Bremerton police officers called to a home on North Marion Avenue shortly before 7 p.m. Dec. 13 found two people inside, both dead.… Continue reading

Two people were found dead in this home Dec. 13 on Marion Avenue in Bremerton. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)
The difference between those who need help, and criminals | Chief Strachan

The difference between those who need help, and criminals | Chief Strachan

During the third week of November, officers were dispatched to a convenience store regarding a report of a robbery. Officers arrived and learned a female… Continue reading

The difference between those who need help, and criminals | Chief Strachan
Photos captured from security cameras during the Nov. 24 armed robbery at Hwy 420.                                Courtesy KCSO

Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office seeks information about Silverdale armed robbery

SILVERDALE — Kitsap County sheriff’s detectives are investigating the armed robbery of a Silverdale recreational and medicinal cannabis store. Two employees and a customer were… Continue reading

Photos captured from security cameras during the Nov. 24 armed robbery at Hwy 420.                                Courtesy KCSO
Steven Strachan, chief of the Bremerton Police Department since 2013, becomes executive director of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs on Jan. 1.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Steven Strachan, chief of the Bremerton Police Department since 2013, becomes executive director of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs on Jan. 1.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Strachan plans to stay in Bremerton after leaving department

Strachan plans to stay in Bremerton after leaving department

Will become executive director of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs

Strachan plans to stay in Bremerton after leaving department
Police Chief Steven Strachan

Mental health issues dominate officers’ work | Police Calls

It was very apparent this past week that the full moon was coming. It started Oct. 7 when officers responded to a hit-and-run collision on… Continue reading

Police Chief Steven Strachan

Thief carts away golf clubs from Gold Mountain

KITSAP COUNTY — A burglar carted off 59 golf clubs worth about $20,000 overnight from Gold Mountain Golf Course, Bremerton police reported Oct. 5. Video… Continue reading

Police Chief Steve Strachan

Be vewy quiet … I am hunting wabbits| Police Calls

Officer Trevor Donnelly was called to a minivan vs. house crash this past week. The driver was last seen fleeing on foot, but he didn’t… Continue reading

Police Chief Steve Strachan

Kitsap law enforcement investigates officer-involved shooting

PORT ORCHARD — An investigative team made up of several Kitsap agencies is conducting an intensive investigation regarding an officer-involved shooting that occurred about 10:28… Continue reading

Man allegedly threatens officers with knives

BREMERTON — Two Bremerton police officers confronted a 35-year-old man in the department’s secured parking lot at about 11 p.m. Sept. 14. According to Lt.… Continue reading

Continuing Gavin’s work: Foundation raising money for K-9 units

Continuing Gavin’s work: Foundation raising money for K-9 units

BREMERTON — About a year ago, the Gavin Buchanan Memorial Foundation presented a check for $5,780.13 to local K-9 units. This year, they hope to… Continue reading

Continuing Gavin’s work: Foundation raising money for K-9 units
Brandon Greenhill, left, and Derek Ejda are the two full-time bicycle patrol officers for the Bremerton Police Department.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Bicycle patrol is ‘proactive,’ not ‘reactive’ policing

BREMERTON — In April, the Bremerton Police Department set up a new kind of patrol for the city, one that included officers Derek Ejda and… Continue reading

Brandon Greenhill, left, and Derek Ejda are the two full-time bicycle patrol officers for the Bremerton Police Department.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Ryan L. Nanez, 31, a level-3 registered sex offender, registered a change of address with the Bremerton Police Department. He lives in the 1000 block of Ninth Street in Bremerton now.                                Photo courtesy Bremerton Police Department

Level 3 sex offender moves to 1000 block of 9th Street in Bremerton

BREMERTON — The Bremerton Police Department issued a notice informing residents that a level 3 sex offender moved to the 1000 block of Ninth Street… Continue reading

Ryan L. Nanez, 31, a level-3 registered sex offender, registered a change of address with the Bremerton Police Department. He lives in the 1000 block of Ninth Street in Bremerton now.                                Photo courtesy Bremerton Police Department
Pierce County man found injured in Kitsap Lake Elementary parking lot

Pierce County man found injured in Kitsap Lake Elementary parking lot

Bremerton Police are currently investigating. Call the BPD at 360-473-5220 if you have information.

Pierce County man found injured in Kitsap Lake Elementary parking lot

Scam alert: Night manager gets call from someone posing as company CFO

BREMERTON — The Bremerton Police Department is alerting local businesses to a recent scam attempt. An unknown caller contacted an evening shift manager of the… Continue reading

Officers deal with the fallout from substance abuse | Police Calls

BREMERTON — You may have heard about “Spice,” which is sold by some stores as “bath salts” or “potpourri” but everyone knows it is being… Continue reading

BPD takes down ‘dangerous drug house’ near Bremerton High School

BREMERTON — An undercover operation led to two drug-related arrests May 5 at a house near Bremerton High School. One suspect, James Edge, was charged… Continue reading

Kitsap law enforcement memorial service May 17

BREMERTON — The Kitsap County Law Enforcement Memorial Service is scheduled for 3 p.m. May 17, at Miller-Woodlawn Memorial Park, 5505 Kitsap Way, Bremerton. The… Continue reading

Bremerton Police arrest Craig W. Miller, 45, on April 12 on suspicion of murder. Miller was jailed at the Kitsap County Jail; bail was set at $1 million.                                 Bremerton Police Department

Bremerton man arrested on suspicion of murdering Floyd Zumwalt

BREMERTON — Craig W. Miller, 45, of Bremerton was arrested at 3 p.m. April 12 on suspicion of murdering his neighbor, 87-year-old Floyd Zumwalt, on… Continue reading

Bremerton Police arrest Craig W. Miller, 45, on April 12 on suspicion of murder. Miller was jailed at the Kitsap County Jail; bail was set at $1 million.                                 Bremerton Police Department