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Bainbride police blotter, April 9

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

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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.

April 8

Suspicious persons/situations: A woman living on the 10000 block of Puget Bluff reported a pizza delivery man from a restaurant on Winslow Way was peering into her windows instead of ringing her doorbell. The man said he thought the home was a library and was closed. When the woman told her neighbor about the incident, the woman neighbor said she saw a gray vehicle driving slowly down the lane within the past few days.

Telephone harassment: A 46-year-old woman living on the 10000 block of Kirk Avenue reported that a man had called her six times trying to get personal information as he pretended to be an enforcement agency for the Internal Revenue Service. The man was claiming she owed back taxes. The man had a East-Indian accent. After hanging up, the woman Googled the number and found multiple people had blogged warnings about the scam.

Theft: A woman living on the 11000 block of Country Club Road reported that her orange kayak, valued at $500, was taken from her beach property. She last used the kayak two weeks earlier. She said her property frequently attracts people to park there for views of Seattle.

Identity theft: A woman reported receiving a letter from the Internal Revenue Service asking her to verify her identity. After she did, an IRS official told her that someone else had tried to use her social security number to file a tax return.

April 7

Identity theft: A man living on the 10000 block of Arrow Point Drive reported that unauthorized charges appeared on his bank card’s account.

April 6

Suspicious persons/situations: A man and his wife, who live on the 5000 block of Wekfare Avenue, reported seeing a man in the bushes of their property. When they called out to the man, he ran to a waiting brownish gold Infinity SUV. The homeowners believed the man was casing the property since the property also stores equipment for his father’s construction company. Soon after, the suspect returned in the vehicle with two woman and the homeowner recognized the occupants as people he went to school with. The three people told the homeowners that they wanted to set up a secret cafe on the first floor of the abandoned building on the property next to the property owner’s home. They planned to sell marijuana brownies from the cafe. The three people also told the homeowners that they were aware of the movement of the neighbors in the area.

April 4

Found property: An abandoned bike was retrieved from a residence at the 4300 block of Eagle Harbor Drive. There were no matches for the bicycle’s description on the list of stolen bikes.


Bainbridge police blotter, March 26

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

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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.

March 24

Malicious mischief: A resident living on the 200 block of Madison Avenue reported finding six street signs damaged near Finch Road and Wyatt Way. When a police officer arrived, he found a stop sign that had its wooden post broken off at the base lying in a ditch. The officer propped the sign back up and notified the city’s Public Works department to respond immediately and replace the sign. The officer also found a “stop ahead” warning and a speed limit signs pulled out. He also found two sharp curve warning signs shoved sideways and a speed limit sign pulled out on Sportsman Club Road. No suspects were found in the area.

Driving with license suspended: A 21-year-old Centralia man, who was driving with three passengers, was stopped by police after they received a complaint about a suspicious vehicle driving down a long driveway in the Manzanita Road area. The vehicle was spotted at a grocery store on High School Road later by an officer. The driver had a driving while license suspended in the third degree violation and didn’t have proof of insurance. The driver and his similarly aged passengers – who were also from Centralia – said they were going down driveways “looking for the water.” The officer advised the group to stop trespassing down driveways. One of the passengers had a license issued from Kuwait and was allowed to drive the vehicle as all parties were released from the scene.

March 23

Warrant – misdemeanor: A 47-year-old woman was transported to the Kitsap County Jail for a $10,000 driving while intoxicated warrant. The woman, who was well-known to police, was spotted by an officer as she rode as a passenger in a car on the High School Road roundabout with her boyfriend. The boyfriend caught the eye of the officer because he was seen talking on a cellphone as he was driving, a violation of a state law.

March 22

Identity theft: A 67-year-old woman reported that someone had charged more than $700 on her debit card to a body building website that day. She had $500 in her account, so her account was now overdrawn by $200. Because the transactions were listed as pending, the woman was able to report the theft and cancel her card.

Criminal trespass: A woman called police after three young boys were seen fleeing on bicycles from a barn located on the 700 block of Tiffany Meadows. When police arrived, the barn’s front doors were open and an officer found a strong odor of marijuana in each room of the barn. Two park benches that are stored in the barn during the winter were surrounded by trash from candy wrappers, Girl Scout cookies, water bottles, bags of potato chips and energy drink cans. The boys were startled at about 2 p.m. by a woman neighbor, who was walking her large dog. The dog began barking and ran toward the barn. This caused the boys to dash out of the barn and jump on their BMX-style bicycles and head toward the ferry. The boys were described to be between 12 to 15 years old. The barn sustained no damage and nothing inside appeared to be taken. The husband of the woman who had called police later in the day purchased some locks for the barn and “No Trespassing” signs.

Driving under the influence: An 18-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence-liquor after he was spotted slumped over his car’s steering wheel in front of a house on the 4000 block of Tolo Road. After regaining consciousness, the driver then drove to his residence, which was a few houses up the road. When police arrived at the driver’s home, the man’s mother answered the door. After talking to her son in another room, the teen came to the door and told officers that he had insomnia, which caused him to find it easier to sleep in a car. He also thought he fell asleep in his driveway, but when he awoke and found that he hadn’t he drove his car to his house. As the teen talked to police, an officer smelled a strong odor of alcoholic beverages on his breath. The driver denied consuming alcohol and refused multiple times to take Portable Breath Tests to determine whether he had alcohol in his system or not. Because of the man’s refusal and other objective symptoms of alcohol consumption – dry mouth, bloodshot eyes and the strong alcohol odor coming off of his breath – the teen was placed under arrest for DWI. The mother later started interfering in the investigation and told her son not to say anything as she was calling his attorney.

March 21

Identity theft: A 39-year-old woman reported to police that the Internal Revenue Service informed her that she may have been a victim of identity theft. An unknown person submitted a tax return using her Social Security number.


Bainbridge police blotter, March 18

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

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.

March 17

Suspicious persons-situations: A 29-year-old woman employee of a cafe located on the 10000 block of Valley Road reported as she arrived at work at 6:15 a.m. she saw a man standing in front of the door of the business that faces Valley Road. The man, described as having a medium to heavy build, wearing a jacket and baseball hat, had his hands cupped beside his face to look into the window of the business. The business was closed at the time and its lights were out. The man then left in a white small S-10 Chevrolet Blazer that was dirty and about 15 years old. The employee’s boss requested that she report the incident to police due to recent break-ins in the area.

Identity theft: A man living on the 10000 block of Roberts Road was notified by the Internal Revenue Service that he was a victim of tax fraud.

Identity theft: A woman who works as a substitute teacher at St. Cecilla’s Catholic School on the 1300 block of Madison Avenue reported that her social security number was compromised. She said she found out from the Internal Revenue Service after the Seattle Archdiocese’s reporting of tax fraud victims. The school is under the umbrella of the Seattle Archdiocese.

March 16

Robbery and assault: A 20-year-old man who lives on the 5000 block of McDonald Avenue was caught stealing from a grocery store on the 200 block of High School Road. The man was recognized for previously assaulting an employee in another shoplifting incident in August 2013. Prior to police arriving, the suspect had become combative with store employees and was actively fighting with them as he tried to escape. When a store employee first saw the suspect, the man was looking suspicious and had a bottle of whiskey fall from his pants leg. As an employee told the suspect to not run, the suspect was grabbed by the employee and the suspect bit the employee’s left triceps area for nearly 10 seconds in the struggle. The employee declined medical help for his injuries. Champagne bottles were also recovered from the suspect and returned to the store. The suspect was transported to Kitsap County Jail without incident for robbery in the second degree with a $25,000 bail and assault in the fourth degree with a $5,000 bail. The suspect told police he is a transient that sometimes stays with his mother on the island.

Burglary: A 47-year-old Edmonds man was arrested for burglary, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia. The suspect was seen entering a garage that had two boats on the 200 block of Madison Avenue and was still inside when police arrived. Three police entered the garage with guns drawn and soon surmised the suspect was hiding in one of the boats that had a portion of its canvas covering unsnapped. When the suspect was non-compliant and officers saw him place his right hand downward and out of view, police felt an immediate threat and a Taser was deployed on the suspect. During the pat down of the suspect, police found a rubber tie-off used to assist in injecting narcotics intravenously. In the suspect’s belongings, police found more drug paraphernalia and a business card for a Tukwila pawn shop where the man sold a Dell laptop computer for $200 in January. Through a police computer search, the suspect had pawned at least five items since May 2013, including a snowboard and four Dell laptop computers.

Mail theft: A postman said he delivered mail to a home business located on the 9400 block of Holly Farm Lane, but the mail was missing by the time the woman homeowner arrived. Police report that there has been considerable thefts from the location.

March 15

Mailbox theft: A woman living on the 8400 block of Hansen Road reported possible mail theft as she provided police with an empty “Priority Mail” envelope that had been ripped open but not along the seams. The mail is generally delivered at 3 p.m. Saturdays and the woman opened her mailbox at 10 p.m. The only piece of mail known to be missing was a rebate check from Costco for $825. The woman had canceled the check.

Harassing phone call: A 33-year-old woman reported receiving phone calls and text messages from a man who was threatening her. She told the man to leave her alone and he continued to text and threaten her. The suspect has a record of physically abusing women and served time for drugs.

Vehicle prowling: A 21-year-old Sequim man reported that someone forced entry into his vehicle while it was parked on the 400 block of Olympic Drive. The suspect used an unknown tool to break the ignition in an attempt to steal the man’s car, but because the vehicle was equipped with a “kill switch” the suspect was unsuccessful. The man secured his car at noon in a parking lot, but when he arrived at 8:15 p.m. he saw the dome light on and found the door unlocked. The man found damage to the rear panel of the vehicle and above the ignition, where he estimated it would cost $500 to repair. An officer searched the vehicle for latent prints but was met with a negative result. Electronics and loose change were not taken from the car. Officers later discovered that a similar vehicle was stolen from the same parking lot during the same time frame.

Vehicle theft: A 40-year-old Sequim man reported at 8:35 p.m. that his green 2000 Honda Civic had been stolen from a parking lot on the 400 block of Olympic Drive. The man told police that keys were not with the vehicle and car payments weren’t delinquent.

Identity theft: A woman living on the 700 block of Moji Lane reported that she was denied being able to open a new checking account after she realized someone had used her name, social security number and driver’s license number to open credit card accounts without her consent or knowledge. A credit report showed several accounts and collections that she knew nothing about.

March 14

Theft: A 32-year-old man who parked his car at the Day Road Park N Ride at 5 a.m. returned to his car at 8:30 p.m. and found that someone had broken into his vehicle. The suspect stole a camera used for his ignition interlock device. When the man returned to his vehicle he noticed that his car’s door opened without his key. The only thing missing from the car was the interlock camera. The man, who used the parking lot to catch a ferry with his boss, doesn’t plan to use the parking lot again.

March 13

Hit and run-unattended property damage: A 72-year-old man noticed his vehicle had a 2-inch-by-2-inch hole in the license plate on his front bumper. The hole may have come from another vehicle’s hitch. The man said he had parked his car at a Winslow grocery store and later went to the Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center.


Bainbridge police blotter, March 12

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

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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.

March 10
Theft in third degree: A man living on the 7800 block of Spring Ridge Road responded to a burglary. While en route to respond to the call, officers observed a vehicle matching the description of the suspected vehicle. The 20-year-old Peninsula man driving the suspected vehicle tried to elude officers but was later stopped. The driver was arrested for criminal trespass in the second degree, theft in the third degree, driving on a suspended driver’s license, reckless driving and displaying a disfigured plate with a fictitious year tab affixed that was hand drawn and colored with a crayon. A 19-year-old male passenger in the vehicle had three warrants out of Kitsap County. The third occupant was released. The driver and the passenger with the warrants were booked at Kitsap County Jail and their vehicle was impounded. The bail for the driver was set at $15,000 and passenger $6,000. Pictures of the stolen evidence were placed into evidence.

Identity theft: A man living on 10000 block of Lafayette Avenue reported his credit card had been used fraudulently in Stone Mountain, Ga., for more than $8,000 in his checking and $6,000 from his savings account. Documents from the man’s bank indicated 17 purchases of more than $505.95 each at Kroger grocery store in Stone Mountain.

Stolen bicycle: A man living on 9100 block of Northtown Drive reported that his Kona brand 18-speed hybrid road bike with black and red handlebars was stolen from his front porch between 6 and 8 p.m. The bike is two years old and valued at $2,700.

March 9
Boat theft: A man living on the 200 block of Parfitt Way reported that the dock box on the foredeck of his boat was missing. The deck box contains four folding chairs that were also missing. Later that day, the man found a small children’s table in the trash dumpster. He recovered the table and returned it to his boat.

Driving while license suspended: A 39-year-old man living on the 100 block of Lovell Avenue was stopped in a grocery store parking lot on Winslow Way. He was pulled over because his driver’s license was suspended in the second degree as a result of a driving while intoxicated charge.

March 7
Found property: A woman brought a ring of keys she found hanging on a limb of a bush at the corner of Winslow Way and Lovell Avenue a couple weeks ago.

Animal at large, harassment: Two dogs got loose and killed two neighborhood chickens that lived at a home on the 9500 block of Lovgren Road and two other chickens that also lived on Lovgren. The owner of the dogs who lives at 9400 Eric Place called the police stating that he was being harassed and threatened by the owner of the chickens. The dogs were a wolf-husky hybrid. The officer contacted the Kitsap County Animal Control.


Bainbridge police blotter, March 5

Friday, March 7th, 2014

The following items were taken from Bainbridge police reports by reporter Ethan Fowler. For more blotter, visit bainbridgeislander.com and click on the Bainbridge Conversation blog link on the right side of the screen.

March 3

Driving under the influence/liquor: A woman living on the 600 block of Madison Avenue was arrested for driving under the influence and transported to the Kitsap County Jail. She was stopped near Sportsman Road after 11 p.m. driving with her two dogs in the vehicle. The woman’s Breathalyzer readings were .191 and .195. Washington’s legal limit is .08. The woman had a prior DUI in March 2007 and resisting arrest. In addition to receiving traffic infraction ticket, she also received a ticket for expired registration and no proof of insurance.

Identity theft: A 39-year-old man reported someone in Atlanta, Ga., fraudulently used a credit card of his to spend $3,000 after Feb. 26. The purchases were at McDonald’s, Dairy Queen, CVS Pharmacy, Bloomingdale’s and other businesses.

Warrant arrest by outside agency: A 29-year-old man living on the 500 block of Madison Avenue was taken to the Kitsap County Jail by an officer from the Kitsap County Sherriff’s Office. The man had a Department of Corrections warrant.

Lost property: A 62-year-old woman lost her silver Samsung Integrity cellphone sometime during the afternoon of Feb. 20 and 8 a.m. Feb. 21. The phone was valued at $400 and was five months old.

Warrant arrest by outside agency: A 22-year-old Poulsbo woman working at the Bainbridge McDonald’s restaurant was arrested for a warrant for use/possession of drug paraphernalia with a $5,000 bail.

Theft in the third degree: A 43-year-old woman living on High School Road reported losing a package delivered to her home on Feb. 18 when it was dropped off in the lobby of the condominium complex where she lives. Video surveillance didn’t show the area where the apparent theft took place well enough to see either when the package arrived or departed.

Vehicle prowling in the second degree: A woman who was walking around Battle Point Park for about 30 minutes returned to her car to find her right rear window of her vehicle smashed. The woman’s brown leather purse and wallet were taken from inside the vehicle. The purse contained her driver’s license, military ID card and prescription for Lorazepam, a drug used for treating anxiety, according to MedicineNet.com.

Collision: A 19-year-old Poulsbo woman struck a tree on the shoulder of the roadway with her car while she was driving on state Highway 305 near Sportsman Club Road at 5:40 a.m. She drove approximately 200 feet on the shoulder before coming to a stop. The front passenger side wheel was torn off from the impact. The driver said she had closed her eyes for a second and when she opened them her vehicle was off the roadway.

 

March 2

Warrant arrest by outside agency: A 27-year-old Seattle woman was stopped by an officer with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office following a warrant confirmation. The woman had a driving while license suspended in the third degree misdemeanor with a $5,000 bail.

Harassment: A 66-year-old man was stopped after it was reported he was harassing passengers at the ferry terminal. The man said his behavior was triggered by a taxi driver calling him a racial slur. The officer who responded to the incident caught up to the man at a nearby grocery store and reported that he smelled alcohol on the man’s breath. The man agreed to stop his unruly behavior.

Theft in the third degree: A 39-year-old man living on High School Road was accused of stealing a woman’s earrings, which were oblong pearls with gold hoops. The man was hired by a woman, who lived on Wyatt Way, to transfer files to her new computer in her home after she met him on the street. There was no proof the earrings were stolen since the business that was selling them or the woman had any proof how they acquired them, and the man denied involvement.

March 1

Driving while intoxicated/liquor: A 30-year-old man living on the 100 block of Madison Avenue was arrested for driving while intoxicated after 1:30 a.m. He blew a .206 and a .199 on a Breathalyzer machine. The man was transported to the Kitsap County Jail and booked with a bail of $5,000. He was given a March 3 court date.

Feb. 28

Patrol check: A 71-year-old man requested patrol checks in the area of Battle Point Drive and Salmon Run Lane for speeding vehicles. He requested special emphasis between 2:45 and 3:45 p.m. when a school bus drops off children in the area.

Feb. 26

Theft in the second degree: A 58-year-old Hansville man had the front side passenger tire/rim missing when he returned to his car, which was parked in the gravel area of the Park N Ride lot facing the fire station. A finger and palm print of the suspect(s) was lifted from the car, which had lots of pollen and dust on it. A woman whose car was parked next to the Hansville man’s car reported seeing an unknown woman and man appearing to change a tire on the Hansville man’s car at 4 p.m. The woman said the suspects didn’t look or act suspicious.

Feb. 25

Suspicious incident: A woman living on Fletcher Bay Road reported suspicious transactions involving her online home business of sewing custom pillows. The woman had questionable orders for $5,000 and $14,300. Neither order went through. Police believed multiple victims of credit card theft had their cards stolen and those cards were used to purchase the pillows by the suspect, which used addresses in Turkey and Haiti.


Bainbridge police blotter, Feb. 26

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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Feb. 26 blotter

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.

Feb. 25
Mailbox theft: A woman living in New Hampshire reported that she sent three Christmas cards to her sister and her two daughters on Dec. 21  that were never received by them. Two of the cards contained $20 checks and the other had a book of stamps and a picture. The victims didn’t report the case to police, but the alleged theft did coincide with the time frame and location of other pieces of stolen mail on the island.

Feb. 24
Malicious mischief: A custodian reported the doors of the big gym located between Bainbridge High School and Eagle Harbor High had been pried open sometime during the night. There were two 1-inch wide flat indentations on the metal door. Repairs to make the door lockable are estimated at least $200. No items apparently were missing. The doors have two security cameras above them and school staff will report back to police if they find anything of interest on the camera footage.

Malicious mischief: A 70-year-old woman living at 200 block of Parfitt Way reported four paintings that were hanging in a public foyer next to an elevator were found in a dumpster nearby. A frame on one of the paintings was damaged and would cost an estimated $100 to fix.

Warrant by outside agency: A 51-year-old woman living at the 10000 block of Madison Avenue was stopped by the Forks Police Department. She was stopped for a warrant for driving while license suspended in the first degree with a bail of $5,000.

Feb. 23
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs: A 54-year-old man living at the 1000 block of Storecrest Lane was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Police received a call of a possible DUI vehicle leaving Safeway and officers were able to locate the car. While conducting the stop, the driver put his vehicle in reverse and damaged the officer’s patrol car and caused an unspecified amount of damage. An officer believed the man’s impairment was caused by alcohol and a central nervous depressant. The man was arrested and booked in Kitsap County Jail for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs with a $5,000 bail.

Theft: A 43-year-old woman living on the 8000 block of Rosario Place  reported that her son’s trumpet was missing. Her son had asked a male  classmate in the Pep Band to put his instrument away for him and the classmate instead put it in a trash can. When her son went to the trash can, the trumpet wasn’t there and hasn’t been located by either the school administration, band teacher or janitors. The trumpet was purchased in 2010 and is now valued at $150.

Theft: A 51-year-old man living at 4000 block of Point White Drive reported that his boat parked on a trailer in the driveway of his home with a canvas covering it had items stolen from his boat and yard. The owner found the smaller of two motors, a Yahama 8-horsepower engine valued at $400, dismantled, a Lowrance fishfinder that was mounted on a console that was valued at $550 missing and Scotty downriggers valued at $1,400 missing as well. He also discovered a red yard sculpture with the phrase Life is Wonderful valued at $200 missing.

Feb. 22
Verbal dispute: A 52-year-old man was accused of nearly hitting a 59-year-old bicyclist while he was backing out of a condo driveway at Madrona Way and Madison Avenue as he drove his car with his two sons riding as passengers. The driver allegedly got out of his car and stepped on the bicyclist’s toe and refused to let him leave. One of the driver’s sons, who had gotten out of the car with his father, told officers that he allegedly saw the bicyclist hit his dad with his bike.


Bainbridge police blotter, Feb. 7

Friday, February 7th, 2014

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Blotter Feb. 7

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.

Feb. 2

Assault: A 60-year-old man and his 21-year-old son got into a fight that the mother was attempting to stop prior to the Super Bowl at a house located on the 300 block of Eakin Drive. The mother said the son and his 16-year-old brother were belittling her as she tried to prepare snacks for the game. The father told police his sons were smoking marijuana upstairs before they started mouthing off. Police determined the 21-year-old son was the primary aggressor in the altercation and placed him under arrest. He was transported to Kitsap County Jail and booked for assault in the fourth degree (domestic violence).

Feb. 1

Found property: A 50-year-old woman found a 24-year-old woman’s coin purse on the 600 block of Winslow Way at 3:53 p.m. After police contacted the woman who had lost the purse, she picked it up at 4:30 p.m.

Burglary: A 62-year-old man living on the 15000 block of Annavera Lane reported that someone opened his garage door at 2 a.m. The man waited until the morning to check the garage. When he awoke, the homeowner found the garage door open and several beer cans strewn in the nearby bushes. The owner told police that he planned to install several motion lights after the incident. On Dec. 18, the homeowner reported to police that someone had opened his house’s front door in the middle of the night.

Jan. 30

Miscellaneous: A 62-year-old man living on the 9000 block of Viewcrest Avenue believed that malicious mischief or attempted theft caused an open valve that resulted in a heating oil spill. The homeowner had a furnace repairman at his house on Jan. 30 and the repairman said he didn’t open the heating oil drain valve. On Jan. 18, the homeowner discovered the valve was open, resulting in a heating oil spill that the Bainbridge Fire Department and the state Department of Ecology responded to, and the city’s Public Works crew estimated was less than 200 gallons released into the stormwater drainage system.


Police Blotter: DUI suspect offers police $5

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

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A 22-year-old Poulsbo man drew the attention of police on the night of Sept. 20 when his car skidded up onto a sidewalk within earshot of the Winslow Way  station. Police caught up to the vehicle on Harborview Drive and asked the driver for his license. The man rifled through his wallet and produced a $5 bill, which he offered to police. A breathalyzer test later registered the man’s blood alcohol content at more than four times the legal limit.

Also this week, an enraged marina resident assaulted a fellow liveaboard with a rock, and an equally irate driver punched a car on Highway 305.

The blotter is below: (more…)


Police Blotter: Island man falls victim to jury duty scam

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

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A 70-year-old Bainbridge man lost $2,000 on Sept. 10 to a scam involving a bogus jury duty scenario. A caller purporting to be a sheriff’s office official told the man he’d missed a jury summons and had a warrant out for his arrest. The caller said he the warrant would be lifted if the man paid a hefty fee. He complied, but later discovered the caller was a scam artist.

Also this week, two vehicles collided head-on on blind turn on Crystal Springs Drive, while two other vehicles plowed into the back of a Kitsap Transit bus on New Brooklyn Road.

The blotter is below: (more…)


Police Blotter: Didgeridoo destroyed in dispute between ex-roommates

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

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A didgeridoo was broken, a scooter was vandalized, and a ski was hurled through a screen door, all during a multi-day dispute between  former roommates at a Bucklin Hill residence.

Also this week, an entire campsite was swiped from Fay Bainbridge Park and police crashed a late-night pizza party on Winslow Way.

The blotter is below:

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Police Blotter: High-speed chase ends in crash, DUI arrest

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

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An 18-year-old man led police on a high-speed chase down Fletcher Bay Road early Tuesday morning. The pursuit ended when his car plunged down a ravine at the intersection with Lynwood Center Road. The man was arrested for drunken driving and attempting to elude police.

Also this week, police arrested a 44-year-old woman for driving a van with stolen plates and  a 24-year-old woman for slapping her boyfriend outside the police station.

The blotter is below: (more…)


Police Blotter: Vigilantes with baseball bat follow ferry rider

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

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A Bainbridge man called police after two suspicious men followed him while he walked to the ferry on the morning of Aug. 15. One of the men was carrying a baseball bat. Police located one of the suspects who explained that people had been “creeping” around his house and he and a friend were checking the neighborhood.

Also this week, a California man was airlifted after flipping his car off Highway 305, and an employee of a Hildebrand Lane business used a steak knife to make a point.

The blotter is below:  (more…)


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