Bainbridge police blotter, March 12


The following items were taken from Bainbridge police reports by reporter Ethan Fowler. For more blotter, visit 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.


About Ethan Fowler

Ethan Fowler has more than 20 years of journalism experience with 19 years of daily and weekly newspaper experience covering news, features and sports, as well as being an editor for 14 of those years. He has won several writing awards over the years in Washington state, Virginia, Texas and Georgia, including award-winning investigative journalism. Fowler was paid by the Review & Herald Publishing Association in 2009 to co-author a book, "Brushed Back: The Story of Trevor Bullock," with his wife. The book details the real life of a top minor league pitcher in the Philadelphia Phillies organization and his Christian faith. "Brushed Back" has sold more than 2,000 copies since its release.