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Suicidal man arrested at Burger King

A 26-year-old Bremerton man was arrested after police were notified by his brother that the man had sent him a text message regarding suicide. The man was found in the bathroom of a Burger King restaurant on Warren Avenue where a manager was asked to open the locked bathroom door. Upon opening the door, the officer found a male who was surprised when the officer told him he was detaining him due to the text message he sent his brother. The Bremerton Police Department investigation reports the man stated he wasn’t serious. In the document it was noted that the male has a “history of illegal narcotics abuse and suicide attempts or threats.” After placing him into cuffs, the officer asked if anything would harm him if the detainee was searched. The male stated no, but immediately said he “forgot” about a pair of scissors the officer retrieved from a pocket during the search. The rest of the search turned up tinfoil with what looked to be heroin. A Bayer Aspirin bottle was also found, and it contained three baggies filled with 21 Loratadine pills, methamphetamine and Zanax. The Bremerton man was booked and bail was set at $60,500.

Man cashes stolen check in Silverdale

An officer responded to a Silverdale Bank of America after a man cashed a stolen check. A Bank of America employee provided the stolen check and a photo copy of the male who presented the check to the teller. The employee told the officer that “the ID matched the male who was presenting the check,” states a Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office report. The man left the bank eight minutes after she called 911. According to the employee, there was “an alert on the account, as the checks were stolen in a car prowl.” The account owner was called, but spoke “little English” and confirmed that the checks were stolen. The officer checked leads, but stated he “could not locate either party on the check listed as victims for the stolen checks,” states the report. The officer plans to “attempt to contact the account holder” at the address located in Bremerton.

Convicted felon escapes via rooftop

According to a Kitsap County Sheriff’s report, deputies responded to a burglary in progress at a Port Orchard Property. An off-site owner called 911 after a neighbor alerted her that five subjects had broken into the home. The owner confirmed that only she, her daughter and granddaughter could be inside the home. “When deputies attempted contact at the home, several subjects were seen running about inside of the house and retreating to the attic,” states the report. Christopher Fuller, identified by police, came to a window and yelled to deputies that he had a right to be there. Two of the five suspects “eventually came to the front door and were arrested. One of these subjects was armed with a handgun,” states the report. After the arrest, deputies noticed Fuller fleeing the residence via rooftop, “jumping to the neighboring rooftop and fleeing on foot,” states the report. A search of the area did not turn up the 28-year-old Bremerton man. But he was found the following morning.  According to the report,  “Fuller has a history of burglary and theft and is a convicted felon for theft two and possession of a controlled substance.”

Cops chase suspect in pistol-whipping call

Bremerton Police responded to The Oyster Bay Inn regarding a pistol-whipping incident. Officers were told that the suspect was trying to leave in a Ford Explorer. Officers approached the vehicle and removed the driver who witnessed the suspect flee. Inside the vehicle was a “realistic looking semi-automatic black pellet gun,” states a report. The witness stated he was in the bathroom when a female was assaulted with the gun. The two were fighting over who the pellet gun when the male said “if she did not let go of the pellet gun he was going to pistol whip her with it,” states the report. When the female did not let go, she was struck in the face with the butt of the gun. The witness said he was going to give the suspect a ride but the male fled. The suspect was located and advised of his Miranda Rights. He was found to have methamphetamine. The transient Bremerton man was booked for assault second degree, possession of methamphetamine and aiming or displaying a weapon. Bail was set at $150,000.00


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