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Port Orchard

Port Orchard woman to be among first female tank operators

PORT ORCHARD — A Port Orchard woman has signed on to be among the first female tank operators.

Date: 04/15/2016 | Northwest

Man gets 18 years in friend’s stabbing death in Bremerton

PORT ORCHARD — A man will spend up to 18 years in prison in the death of his friend who was stabbed in the heart in late January.

Date: 04/02/2016 | Northwest

Blaze sinks 6 boats at Port Orchard Yacht Club

PORT ORCHARD — Officials say a fire at the Port Orchard Yacht Club has destroyed 10 structures and six boats.KING-TV reported that no injuries have been reported in the fire that broke out early Sunday.

Date: 03/21/2016 | Northwest

Wife gets 15 years in plea deal for husband’s death in Port Orchard

PORT ORCHARD — A woman will spend up to 15 years for fatally stabbing her husband and starting an apartment fire in what authorities believe was a suicide attempt.

Date: 03/20/2016 | Northwest

6 boats destroyed by fire at Port Orchard Yacht Club

PORT ORCHARD — A Sunday morning fire at the Port Orchard Yacht Club destroyed six boats but no one was injured.Officials say the blaze started at 3 a.m. and also destroyed the houses containing the boats.Officials say firefighters saved another 38 boats.

Date: 03/20/2016 | Northwest

21-year-old accused of killing his grandfather pleads guilty

PORT ORCHARD — A 21-year-old man accused of stabbing his grandfather to death has pleaded guilty.

Date: 03/19/2016 | Northwest

Propane leak caused deadly Port Orchard home explosion

PORT ORCHARD — The Kitsap County fire marshal says a propane leak caused the powerful home explosion that killed two people in Port Orchard.The Kitsap Sun reported that the gas filled the residence and underneath it Tuesday morning. The cause of ignition is still unknown.

Date: 02/26/2016 | Northwest

2 found dead following Port Orchard home explosion

PORT ORCHARD — The remains of two people were found following a powerful explosion Tuesday morning that leveled a home in western Washington.

Date: 02/23/2016 | Northwest

State Route 16 renamed in memory of Trooper Radulescu

PORT ORCHARD — The Washington Department of Transportation is renaming State Route 16 in memory of State Trooper Tony Radulescu. He was killed four years ago Tuesday on that roadway.

Date: 02/23/2016 | Northwest

Dog found skinned and beheaded near Port Orchard Walmart

PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap Animal Control is investigation the death of a dog that was found skinned and beheaded near a Port Orchard Walmart.

Date: 01/14/2016 | Northwest

Part of Highway 16 to be renamed after murdered trooper

PORT ORCHARD — Part of Highway 16 in Kitsap County will be renamed to honor a Washington State Trooper who was killed during a traffic stop in 2012.

Date: 01/13/2016 | Northwest

Driver in fatal Bremerton crash sentenced

PORT ORCHARD — A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison for a car crash where he struck and killed a pedestrian and critically injured another near Bremerton.

Date: 01/13/2016 | Northwest

Man’s body found floating at Port Orchard Marina

PORT ORCHARD — The body of a man found floating at the Port Orchard Marina has been identified as Stephen Ray Morton, 65.The Kitsap Sun reported the cause of his death is not known.Port Orchard police say the death does not appear suspicious.

Date: 01/03/2016 | Northwest

Teen who set cat on fire sentenced to year in detention

PORT ORCHARD — A 17-year-old Bremerton boy who set a cat on fire in October was sentenced to a year to 14 months in the state juvenile rehabilitation system.

Date: 12/01/2015 | Northwest

Port Orchard man who kidnapped girlfriend gets 60 years

PORT ORCHARD — A Port Orchard man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for kidnapping his girlfriend and shooting at responding deputies.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Northwest

Port Orchard mayor up for election is accused of assault

SEATTLE — The mayor of a Washington city is being investigated for assault during the week he’s up for re-election.KING-TV reported that Bremerton Police are investigating Port Orchard Mayor Tim Matthes after a critic said he injured her during a Friday meeting.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest

Dispute involves Port Orchard mayor, former mayor, others

BREMERTON — Bremerton Police say they’re investigating possible incidents of misdemeanor assault after responding to an altercation involving the current and former mayors of Port Orchard and other community leaders.

Date: 10/31/2015 | Northwest

Port Orchard tax evader sentenced to 4 years in prison

TACOMA — A federal judge has sentenced a Port Orchard man to four years in prison on wire fraud and tax evasion charges.Hyun Seung Kim was also ordered to pay nearly $2.5 million in restitution to Washington state for the tobacco taxes he owes and almost $300,000 to the U.S. Treasury.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Northwest

Sheriff: Teens threatened online to harm Port Orchard school

PORT ORCHARD — Officials with the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office say they’ve arrested a teen in connection with posting comments on Facebook that threated to cause harm at a junior high school.

Date: 10/01/2015 | Northwest

Prosecutor: No charges after lawyers’ raucous party in Olalla

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. — The Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office says it won’t file any charges after a group of Pierce County lawyers held a raucous party last month.

Date: 09/20/2015 | Northwest

Woman accused in Port Orchard stabbing; man wanted refund after sex

PORT ORCHARD — The Kitsap County Sheriff’s office said they have arrested a woman suspected of stabbing a man who reportedly paid her for sex, but later asked for his money back.

Date: 09/08/2015 | Northwest

Sheriff: Port Orchard man stabbed when he asked for money back after sex

PORT ORCHARD — The Kitsap County Sheriff’s office is looking for a woman they say stabbed a Port Orchard man who had paid her for sex, but later asked for his money back.

Date: 08/25/2015 | Northwest

Fishing gear theft leads to high-speed chase, van fire in Port Orchard

PORT ORCHARD — The theft of thousands of dollars worth of fishing gear led to a high-speed chase through Port Orchard and ended when the get-away van burst into flames.

Date: 08/24/2015 | Northwest

Top Kitsap public defender resigned after county violation

PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap County’s top public defender who resigned in April left the job after the county administrator said she wanted to fire him.

Date: 05/19/2015 | Northwest

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