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On Aug. 4, police responded to the scene of a one-car wreck on Spinnaker Boulevard. Upon arrival, law enforcement found two occupants being treated in a medic unit. A 27-year-old shirtless man reeking of alcohol admitted to being the driver.
The reporting officer noted the driver’s eyes “were watery and red and that his speech was thick and slurred and he stumbled on his words when he spoke,” according to an official Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office incident/investigation report. The driver, Eric Daniel Estrada, said he and his passenger were heading to their apartment on Fairgrounds Road from Applebee’s “where they had consumed a couple of drinks,” states the report. After being told by medics that the driver had a broken shoulder and would be transported, the officer “initiated an Implied Consent Blood draw.” Estrada refused to consent to a blood test.
While waiting for the tow truck to arrive, the officer ran Estrada’s date of birth and name and found no such record. A “warrant hit” appeared under a different middle name and date of birth. The officer found that Estrada’s driving status was DWLS/R-2nd Degree as of last December for DUI-Time Served. Estrada also had two “outstanding misdemeanor warrants for his arrest; one for $2,500 for DUI and the second for $5,000 for FTA-DWLS-2nd degree,” states the report. After being released from the hospital, he was booked into jail for DUI, DWLS/R-2nd Degree, Obstructing a Law Enforcement Officer and two warrants.
A burglary was reported on Aug. 3 for the Kitsap County Parks Office at 1200 NW Fairgrounds Road, Bremerton, where a shed door padlock was cut off near the rodeo arena.
The report states, “Suspect cut a padlock to a gate from Tibardis Road to access the area. A padlock on the shed was cut and a Honda pressure washer was taken from the storage shed.” The value of the item is estimated to be between $300 and $400. There are currently no suspects.
On Aug. 3, a Port Orchard resident reported a theft from a vehicle parked in Silverdale at Christ the King Lutheran School. A couple attended a party and had parked at in the church parking lot across the street. Upon exiting the party and entering the car, the couple noticed the vehicle’s driver’s window was smashed in. Stolen items included a bag, purse, car charge, ID, debit card, perfume, makeup, WSU school ID, car keys, car stereo, a work apron and $300 in cash. The couple noticed a silver Subaru leaving the parking lot that was not “associated with any other patrons from the party they were at,” states the report. There are no current suspects.
A 30-year-old unemployed man was arrested and booked into jail for prior warrants after an officer noticed him leaning into a car during what looked like a drug deal. The officer was patrolling the neighborhood of Countryside Mobile Home Park on a tip from a Bremerton Police Special Operations Group Detective that the area had seen a recent uptick in drug users. Upon shining a light on a 1997 beige Toyota Corolla, the officer noticed two men, including the face of a “well-known felon” named Daniel Easley whom he had previous contact with earlier in the year and knew he had warrants out for his arrest, states a Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department incident/investigation report. The officer summoned Easley to his patrol car and the other male rapidly walked away from the vehicle as Easley made his way to the patrol car. “I asked Easley if he had taken care of his warrants and he told me he didn’t think he had warrants. I ran Easley’s name through CENCOM and was informed that he had multiple local warrants for his arrest,” states the report. The officer patted Easley down and found a “glass meth pipe” in his pant’s pocket. Easley was placed under arrest and left with a cadet while the arresting officer went to chat with the driver of the car. After returning to the patrol car, the pipe was tested and returned a “presumptive positive for Meth.” Easley asked the officer to break the pipe on the ground and to not be charged. Easley was then transported to jail and booked.