Kitsap County prosecutors charge men with rape, possession of child porn

A Port Orchard man was charged with raping a woman who was working at his home as a house cleaner.

One count of third-degree rape was handed down to James Paul Anderson, 42, on May 16 in Kitsap County District Court.

Charging papers stated the rape took place about 7 p.m. May 15 on Southeast Terrance Lane. The woman told investigators she went to his home as part of her job. She said Anderson told her he was looking for some cleaning equipment and coaxed her into the garage.

She reported once in the garage, the accused forced himself on her and raped her. The woman said she told him to stop several times, but he refused. He eventually allowed her to leave after she agreed she wouldn’t tell anyone about the incident.

Anderson, who is being held in the Kitsap County Jail under a $75,000 bail, was arrested for second-degree rape and unlawful imprisonment by Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies on May 16. His next court date is June 4.

Also, a 30-year-old Port Orchard man was charged with possession of child pornography, which was handed down on April 1.

Edward Luke III , who was arrested May 15 under $75,000 bail, was released from the Kitsap County Jail. His next court appearance is set for June 4.

Court documents stated Luke was charged with three counts of first-degree possession of depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

Charging papers stated the Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office reported Luke was interviewed by Naval Criminal Investigative Services and he confessed to having downloaded child pornography to his computer. His computer was seized on Oct. 6, 2011 and sent to Defense Computer Forensics Laboratory for analysis.

Court records also stated that 400 images — nine files with child porn — along with 27 video files from known series of identified child victims were found on the computer. Images included adults having sex with girls as young as 4 years old.



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