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Level III sex offender registered in Bremerton

Robert Charles Rebman, 44, also known as Robert Charles Kron has registered with the sheriff’s office that his residence will be in 2800 block of Olympus Drive NE, East Bremerton. A community notification meeting regarding Rebman is scheduled for Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. in the View Ridge Elementary School library. According to a press release from the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office, court documents state that he “sexually assaulted a 3-year-old family member and was subsequently convicted of two counts of child molestation, 1st degree, in 1992. Rebman also has convictions for drug charges and for failure to register as a sex offender.” He participated in a sex offender treatment program while in prison, and he has admitted that he has “sexually abused children since he was much younger; the victims were known to him and were children of relatives or of people that he had befriended,” states the report. As of Sept. 13, there are 831 registered sex offenders in Kitsap County.

Skateboard thief finally arrested

On Sept. 15, three months after an allegedly drunken man stole a skateboard from the Kitsap Mall, he was arrested and booked for burglary second degree. Back in June, a Kitsap Mall employee claimed she assisted a male looking at a skateboard for sale. Upon turning away to help another customer, the male grabbed the $200 skateboard and fled without paying. After security reviewed the video footage, the Bremerton man was identified as a male who had a trespassing charge at the mall in October 2012. The male was contacted by security and store employee outside the store, but dropped the skateboard and fled on foot, states a statement of probable clause by the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. The male was interrogated on Sept. 15, 2013 where he claimed “he didn’t remember stealing the skateboard due to his alcohol consumption. He did recall that he must have been at the mall that day because he remembered crossing the street and ending up at a sporting goods store that sits across from the mall,” states the report. The 41-year-old was booked for the burglary for stealing while “unlawfully there due to his trespass admonishment and for theft third degree for stealing the skateboard.”

Vehicle prowlers check out Bremerton parking garage

On Sept. 13, a caller reported two male subjects prowling around vehicles in a  Bremerton parking garage located on 234 Pacific Ave. One subject was found with a flashlight in his hands when police responded to the scene, states a Bremerton Police Department incident report. Both were ordered to place their hands on the patrol car trunk. A red backpack was found on the ground near where Sean Bowman walked behind some cars upon the officer’s arrival. After being read his Miranda Warnings, Bowman reported the North Face backpack was not his. He insisted he found it on the ground and went to check it out. Upon searching the bag, three used syringes containing methamphetamine were found. The officer later tested the liquid and found it positive for meth. The second male, Sean Ewan, reported he was not prowling, but did not have an answer for the officer when asked why he had a flashlight. Ewan said he did not know if Bowman was in possession of the backpack. The officer asked if Ewan was under the influence of drugs. The male reported he had not used drugs in two days. CenCom searches that were requested showed Ewan had a DOC escape warrant and Bowman had a warrant for possession of stolen property. Ewan was booked for his DOC warrant, while Bowman was booked for possession of stolen property in the third degree. The bail warrant was set at $10,000, along with a possession of meth and a bail of $50,000.


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