Drunken driver stops
for a bathroom break
Police found a silver Nissan Sentra pulled over at Koura and
Highway 302 after reports of two men leaving the Suquamish
Clearwater Casino while drunk May 30.
Casino security reported the men and their vehicle to local law
enforcement about 2 a.m. when they were leaving because they had
been “cut off from the bar” because of their “level of
intoxication,” according to the police report.
Both men were standing outside the car when Bainbridge Island
police found them, the passenger was “urinating in the side of the
road.” The car was
According to the police report, the driver was slurring his
words and fumbling his words.
He offered to leave the vehicle and “chuck the keys.” He
admitted to driving and that he would have continued after his
friend was done peeing, if the officer had not come along.
He blew a .222 breath alcohol level at about 2:30 a.m.
After being taken to the station and placed in a holding cell,
the driver became “very ill” and vomited multiple times into the
Purse thief suspected of riding away
As a woman had her purse stolen from her car while dropping off
books at the Bainbridge Island Library on May 28.
The woman parked in front of the main doors at the library and
left her passenger door open about 2 p.m. that Thursday, according
to the police report.
She notice a man with his bike sitting on the bench by the doors
as she went inside.
The man, his bike and her purse were all gone when she got back
to the car. No one witnessed the purse theft, which had $20 in
cash. The woman’s wallet and cell phone were not in the purse.
Looking for pain meds
A man left a local dentist office without paying for his
examination after asking for pain medication for a toothache May
When the man was preparing to leave after his examination he
requested medication multiple times, according to the police
report, and it reminded an employee of a similar situation five
The employee asked for his ID, and he said it was in his
He went to the car and did not come back to pay for his $93
appointment. He did not receive any prescriptions, the employee
She described the white man as having “slicked down
white-yellow” hair and blue eyes. He is about 5’7’’ and 175-180
Car rolls away
After a driver parked legally on Bjune Drive May 26, he heard a
crash from his 2007 Honda rolling down hill across two lanes before
striking a fence.
The driver was not sure if he had left the vehicle in gear,
applied the e-brake or if his dog, which was in the car, had messed
with either of those items, according to the police report.
No one was injured, including the rottweiler.
Forgot to put the car in park
A man’s car drove itself into an embankment and onto a beach
after he jumped out to scare away an aggressive dog on May 23.
The man told police he had been driving north on Crystal Springs
Drive about 10 a.m. when he saw a large dog becoming aggressive
with an older woman. He pulled into the oncoming lane to try and
scare the dog away, although he did not hit the dog, he said.
He then got out of his car to chase the dog away.
When he turned around, he saw his vehicle driving onto the
The man said he realized he got out of the vehicle without
putting it in park.
No one was injured.
Airlift after 40-foot fall
An employee for a moss removal company was flown to the hospital
after falling 40 feet from a roof May 18.
The man had been cleaning a skylight, according to the police
report. He had detached himself from the harness and was getting
ready to climb down the ladder about 3 p.m. May 18, when a fellow
employee heard his shoes start slipping on the roof.
The fellow employee told police he partially caught the man and
broke his fall.
Police examined the ladder and did not find any
Traveling on someone else’s dime
Frontier Airlines called a woman about a flight purchase on her
mother’s credit card.
The daughter, who has power of attorney for her mother, called
to check on travel plans. Her said she did not have any travel
plans and had not booked the flight.
She then found out the credit card had been used to buy 16
different flights in the country starting May 17.
The credit card has been cancelled and there are no