Police blotter: Officer arrests outlaw with gun drawn


This week, a Bainbridge lawman drew his pistol and told a slippery outlaw to come quiet-like.

The blotter’s below.

Mar. 20
Gunpoint arrest: Bainbridge police arrested a 29-year-old Federal Way man at gunpoint outside Rooster’s Cafe near the intersection of Madison Avenue and Bjune Drive just after 2 p.m. The suspect was wanted on four arrest warrants out of Bainbridge, Port Townsend and the state Department of Corrections. Police initially saw the suspect on Madison Avenue. He saw police and fled into the Pavilion. A witness told police the suspect ran out of the Pavilion and toward Shepard Way. About 30 minutes later, police learned the suspect had just left Doc’s Marina Grill and was walking on Parfitt Way. An officer spotted the suspect near the Winslow Arms apartments, but the suspect fled toward Finch Place. Another officer spotted the suspect in front of Rooster’s and drew his gun. The suspect gave himself up and allowed officers to handcuff him. A package of five hypodermic needles was taken from the suspect’s clothing. Police determined that the suspect had two resisting arrest warrants and a warrant for escaping a correctional facility. Bainbridge police added a third resisting arrest charge after the suspect was booked into the Kitsap County jail in Port Orchard.

Mar. 19
Theft: Two upholstered chairs were stolen from the common area at the Winslow Arms apartment building on Parfitt Way. Losses were estimated at $100.

Mar. 16
Bomb threat: Woodward Middle School staff reported that a bomb-related message was found written in pencil on a girls’ bathroom stall. It message read “BOMB 1.” School staff took it to mean that there might be a bomb explosion at 1 p.m. Since the message was found at 1:55 p.m., school staff decided that the danger had passed. The school principal checked the building but found nothing suspicious.