The following items were taken from Bainbridge police reports by
reporter Ethan Fowler. For more blotter, visit
bainbridgeislander.com and click on Bainbridge blog link on the
right side of the screen.
Crime log stats from June 15 to June 21: 3
false alarms with unknown cause, 3 suspicious
incident/investigation, 3 domestic verbal, 2 miscellaneous, 2 found
property, 2 identity theft, 1 malicious mischief in the third
degree, 1 stalking, 1 theft in the second degree, 1 warrant arrest
by outside agency, 1 malicious mischief in the second degree, 1
open door, 1 driving with no valid operator’s license, 1 mental
investigation, 1 traffic accident, 1 theft in the third degree, 1
extortion in the second degree and 1 lost property.
Patrol check: A patrol check was requested by a business owner on
the 9000 block of Sportsman Club Road. The owner requested extra
patrols and a meeting regarding prowlers on her property.
Found property: A woman found a cell phone on Eagle Harbor Drive
that belonged to a woman in SeaTac. When police tried to contact
the out-of-town woman, the number was disconnected. The phone was
placed in the department’s evidence as found property.
Identity theft: A woman withdrew cash from her bank’s ATM at 10:30
a.m. and discovered her account was overdrawn by more than $200.
Someone had charged more than $1,000 in airline tickets from her
account without her consent.
Theft in the third degree: A woman living on the 200 block of
High School Road found that the lock on her storage unit had been
broken and that two tents had been stolen. The tents were described
as a four-person green Coleman-brand valued at $100 and an orange
two-person valued at $35. The brand wasn’t known of the orange
tent. Both tents were in a blue nylon duffel bag valued at $20. The
storage unit was on the second floor of the complex. A police
officer didn’t see any other storage units damaged.
Identity theft: A woman living in the 500 block of Homestead
Lane reported her Visa card was used today at Snoqualmie Casino for
a fraudulent charge of $527.99. The woman was notified of the theft
by her bank.
Driving with no valid operator’s license: A 21-year-old Bremerton
man, who was involved in a minor traffic accident with another
vehicle, was issued a traffic citation for not having a driver’s
license or any identification or paperwork with his name on it.
There was also no record found for the man, who admitted driving in
reverse on Baker Hill Road after he missed his turn for Palomino
Drive. The man had caused a collision with a 30-year-old Poulsbo
man driving a BMW.
Open door: The door to a Winslow Way business located on the 100
block was found open and unlocked. No one was in the store
when an officer arrived after a family walking down the street
noticed the open door. The officer left messages with the owner and
also texted her. The officer could not secure the door since it
only locked from the inside. The officer later checked on the
business while she was on bike patrol and the door was locked.
Malicious mischief in the second degree: At Battle Point Park,
someone used a black permanent marker to write letters and
offensive words on four Park District vehicles, street signs and
the mobile stage. This caused an estimated $1,200 worth of damage.
A metal lift gate was also damaged and would cost $1,000 since it
now hit a custom door. Photos of the damage were taken by the
Theft in the third degree: A man who was moving to Hawaii and
believed he was renting an apartment found he was a victim of a
$4,149.59 scam when the man he was working with that claimed to be
the property manager wasn’t legitimate. The man had taken steps to
confirm the apartment’s location was legitimate through numerous
emails, reference checks and filling out applications. Police
discussed with the man how he could avoid future theft since the
man had provided the suspect with his personal information for the
Found property: A woman living on the 10000 block of Manitou
Park Boulevard came to the police station to turn over drug
paraphernalia that she had found. She handed a small, clear Ziploc
bag with 40 small cotton balls inside a tree near the library at
10:30 a.m. Police tested the balls and one indicated the presence
of amphetamine. The balls are often used to filter narcotics prior
to intravenous use. The bag was placed into police property for
Warrant arrest by outside agency: The King County Jail called to
confirm a warrant on a 43-year-old Seattle woman. The woman’s
warrant charge wasn’t listed on the incident report.