New felony costs filed towards Port Hadlock man

New felony charges filed against Port Hadlock man

A Port Hadlock man not too long ago arrested for having a stolen Subaru is now dealing with 4 new felony costs for residential housebreaking and an extra rely of third-degree possession of stolen property.

Robert Andrew Koschnick, 37, made his first look on the 5 felony costs Monday in Jefferson County Superior Courtroom.

Prosecutors allege Koschnick is chargeable for a string of residence burglaries in February and March on the Coyle and in Port Hadlock.

Deputy Prosecutor Chris Ashcraft cited Koshnick’s in depth prison historical past earlier than asking Choose Brandon Mack to set bail at $100,000.

Koschnick has 31 prior convictions, Ashcraft instructed the decide, and greater than 30 warrants had been issued up to now for Koschnick’s arrest.

Mack agreed with the bail request for $100,000.

The extra felony costs comply with Koschnick’s current arrest and arraignment for allegedly being in possession of a 1991 Subaru Legacy station wagon that had been reported stolen in Port Townsend.

A sheriff’s deputy found Koschnick attempting to spray paint a white Subaru that had been stolen three days earlier with a can of flat-black spray paint.

When a deputy requested him concerning the automotive, Koschnick allegedly mentioned he had purchased it a few days earlier on social media from somebody he didn’t know.

“He said that he didn’t know the particular person’s title, and that he purchased the automobile for ‘$300, no questions requested,’ with no title, receipt, or invoice of sale,” the deputy wrote in a possible trigger report. The Subaru had been reported stolen Feb. 23.

The brand new costs for residential housebreaking stem from a break-in at a house Feb. 12 off Coyle Street.

An intruder on the property was captured on cameras that had been left behind by deputies following a housebreaking on the residence per week earlier, the place somebody had entered the house and tried to steal a wooden range, however had left it on a hand-truck dolly to be eliminated later.

The deputy who responded to a report of somebody on the property on Feb. 12 may hear somebody working away from the house by means of the woods, and the officer then discovered the again door of the house had been compelled open and was nonetheless ajar.

The intruder couldn’t be discovered throughout a subsequent search of the world, however images taken from different cameras within the space confirmed an individual sporting a camouflage hoodie, and footwear with purple soles.

Authorities discovered a camouflage hoodie that matched the one within the crime-scene images after a search warrant was obtained for the house of Koschnick’s girlfriend.

The footwear had been later linked to a set of footprints that had been left within the snow from the suspect who had stolen the Subaru in
Port Townsend, and Koschnick was sporting the identical pair of footwear on the time of his arrest.

Koschnick can also be accused of breaking into a house on Port Hadlock over the weekend.

The proprietor of the house, who accomplished the acquisition of the residence on Oak Bay Street Saturday, mentioned somebody had damaged in in a single day and had moved a heavy wooden range. A considerable amount of electrical wiring had been pulled out of the partitions after the drywall was destroyed by the thief, and copper plumbing had additionally been faraway from the partitions.

A wooden range had additionally been pulled from its mounted space and moved 20 ft.

Damages to the inside of the house and the door and door body had been estimated to complete hundreds of {dollars}.

Shoe prints discovered within the residence had been discovered to have an analogous tread sample as Koschnick’s footwear, in response to court docket paperwork. 

A big Previous Navy coat was additionally discovered within the Port Ludlow residence that’s believed to have been left behind by the intruder; it was taken into proof, together with hair samples, that might be forwarded to the Washington State Patrol crime lab for DNA evaluation.

Throughout a search of the house of Koschnick’s girlfriend, deputies discovered a bag that contained automobile registrations that had been stolen from a dump truck and a broken journey trailer that had been parked on a property in Cape George.

The proprietor of the trailer was contacted and mentioned the journey trailer had not been broken for the reason that property was final checked in August. An enclosed trailer was additionally broken, and the dump truck was discovered with the passenger door and glove field nonetheless open.

Courtroom paperwork observe that Koschnick can also be a suspect in a housebreaking “nearly straight throughout the road throughout the identical time vary,” in response to a possible trigger report for the incident. 

Arraignment on the brand new felony costs was set for Friday,
March 25.

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