Daily Archives: September 18, 2013

Police Blotter: Island man falls victim to jury duty scam


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.

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