Police blotter: Quiet week on the island


Police busted a drunk driver, a heroin user and an illegal immigrant this week.

Blotter’s below…

June 26
Theft: A 24-year-old Bainbridge man was arrested for stealing money from a pay box at a private parking lot near the Winslow ferry terminal at 7:30 p.m.

June 25
Drunken driving: A 57-year-old woman from Georgia was arrested for drunken driving near the intersection of Fletcher Bay and High School roads just before midnight. The suspect was pulled over for having an inoperative brake light. Police noticed the suspect had the strong odor of alcohol. She admitted she had been drinking wine earlier that evening. She was taken to the county jail in Port Orchard.

June 23
Theft: A vehicle was broken into and a purse stolen at Battle Point Park at around 6:20 p.m. Entry was gained by breaking a window. The purse was found later at another park. About $40 and a debit card were missing.

Heroin: A 24-year-old Bainbridge woman was arrested for heroin possession during a traffic stop on Fletcher Bay Road at 11 a.m. Police found heroin residue on a cotton ball, along with a digital scale, syringes and other paraphernalia associated with heroin use. The suspect had outstanding five-year-old warrant for possessing alcohol under the age of 21 and a felony warrent for drug possession.

June 21
Vandalism: The manager of Island Terrace Apartments on High School Road reported graffiti and broken siding on an apartment building’s exterior just after 11 a.m. Damages were estimated at $1,000.

June 20
Obstructing: A 29-year-old Belfair resident was arrested for making false statements to an officer during a traffic stop at the Day Road-High School Road intersection shortly after 9 a.m. Police initially pulled the suspect over for having a defective tail light and a cracked windshield. The suspect falsely identified himself. Police learned he was an illegal immigrant and that he had been deported in 2008. He was taken to the county jail in Port Orchard.

June 19
Burglary: A Wing Point Way home was burglarized during the morning. Entry was gained through an unlocked door. Stolen items included a cash and identification cards taken from a purse. Police declined to disclose the amount of money taken.