June 20, 2011 · Updated 12:05 PM
Bainbridge Police reported the following incidents:
1:19 p.m. A woman reported her purse stolen.
She left the purse on a window sill outside the library. When she came back to find it several days later the purse was gone.
11 p.m. Officers searched for several people seen on top of a park building on NE Country Club Road.
There was evidence of a bonfire, which would be a violation of park code. The violators were found and told to exit the property.
Officers found a machete inside the building where the individuals were found. None of the violators claimed the machete, so it was placed into evidence.
12:42 a.m. Officers made contact with a juvenile male who was found lying on the side of Lovell Avenue.
He was found to be under the influence of drugs and complained of hallucinating and nausea. An aid unit was contacted to evaluate the juvenile.
He was cleared by the aid crew and released to his parents.
11 a.m. Unknown suspect or suspects walked up to the victim’s driveway on Bergman Road and rummaged through vehicles.
The vehicles were left unlocked, and some of the doors were left open.
Some property was taken from one of the vehicles, and the remainder was thrown on the ground or in nearby bushes.
12:11 p.m. A resident on the north end of the island on Manzanita Road called to report two vehicles being prowled over night.
One of the vehicles was entered after the suspect or suspects broke a back passenger window. The other car was either left with one door unlocked or access was gained by using a small opening in the same car window.
Nothing appeared to be taken from either vehicle, but items from the glove box of one of the vehicles were strewn about from inside the vehicle. No suspect information was reported.
1:20 p.m. A citizen called to report that someone had gone through her vehicle on NE Bay Hill Road overnight, but said that nothing appeared to be missing.
2:43 p.m. Sometime during the night two unlocked vehicles parked at a NE Bay Hill Road address were entered.
The inside of both vehicles had been rifled through and belongings were scattered, but nothing appeared to be stolen or damaged. No suspect information reported.
2:53 p.m. A Bainbridge family living on Sunrise Drive reported that numerous pieces of electronic equipment had been taken from their home.
The burglary was discovered after the family returned from an extended vacation.
4:08 p.m. Sometime during the school day, a locked vehicle parked in the Bainbridge High School parking lot was broken into and a $600 video game console was stolen.
Five games worth a value of $250 were also taken in addition to a game controller worth $75. The passenger side window was ajar and the game was visibility sitting on the passenger seat at the time it was stolen.
There was no damage to the vehicle and no suspect information was reported.
6:02 p.m. Sometime during the night an unlocked vehicle on NE Bay Hill Road was entered and a laptop computer worth $1,900 dollars, a laser pointer worth $75 and a laptop case worth $50 were taken.
There was no damage to the vehicle and no suspect information reported.
9:54 a.m. The employee of a property management company reported the theft of plants and two planters from a location of one of their properties on Ericksen Avenue.
The theft occurred overnight. The items had a combined value of around $150.
11:41 a.m. A Knechtel Way resident reported prescription medication stolen from her residence while she was away on vacation.
The victim’s sister told the officer that she entered the apartment and forgot to lock the door while she was watching the home.
The medication was the only missing item from the apartment.
2:08 p.m. A vehicle veered off the roadway and struck a tree near the intersection of Avalon Lane and Blakely Avenue.
The driver said he swerved and lost control of the vehicle because of a deer he spotted on the road.
The officer investigating the scene found a live, unrestrained monkey inside the passenger area of the vehicle. The officer concluded it was a possible factor in the driver’s distraction.
8:08 p.m. A driver that was parked while eating at a Madison Avenue restaurant returned to his car 90 minutes later to find that the right rear panel of his vehicle had been damaged.
A suspect appeared to have backed out and struck the victim’s vehicle.
7:12 a.m. A Ruddy Duck Lane resident called police to report a jogger had kicked his dog when it approached the jogger on a public walkway.
The resident advised that the jogger threatened to kill the dog if it ever approached him in the future.
The dog, a large golden retriever, initially approached the officer in an aggressive manner.
The dog owners were advised that the jogger can’t threaten to kill the dog, but the owners have a responsibility to make sure the dog is under control if not leashed. If the dog leaves the unfenced yard most people will perceive it as a threat.
3:02 p.m. BIPD were advised of a burglary to a utility shed in the area of Village Circle.
The suspects had apparently cut the lock of a door and replaced it with one of their own. The victim further advised that they discovered a stash of alcohol and alcoholic mixers inside the shed.
3:05 p.m. Officers were advised of a possible burglary to a construction site in the area of Eagle Harbor Drive on Creosote Place that occurred sometime during the week.
The project manager discovered a hole cut in the fence as well as cut barbed wire from the top of the fence.