Bainbridge blotter | Daughter with anger issues

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.


Monday, Aug. 20

8:15 a.m. Police responded to a call from a woman who was assaulted by her 20-year-old daughter. When police arrived on the scene, they witnessed a young woman walking on a gravel driveway leading to the home. The young woman attempted to jump into the woods once she noticed the police car.

Police asked the young woman to come back onto the road. She said she was afraid to because she had just hit her mother. The young woman then told police that she was petting a family dog and got a little rough with it. Her mother took the dog away, but she tried to get it back. When her mother slapped her hand away, she hit her mother three times on her arm. The daughter then bit her mother on the arm. When her mother tried to call police, the daughter took the phone away. Then her mother tried to get into her car to go and get police, but the daughter quickly reached inside and grabbed the car keys from the ignition.

The daughter said that she was on medication for anger issues.

Police arrested the young woman for assault and she was transported to the Kitsap Jail.

10:06 a.m. A woman living on Bluff Street called police to report that her had boyfriend assaulted her. The boyfriend called police at the same time to report that the woman had assaulted him.

The couple lives together. An argument began when the girlfriend insisted that the boyfriend help out around the house more, according to the boyfriend.

The boyfriend told police that his girlfriend pushed him off the front porch and he “landed on his butt.” The girlfriend said her boyfriend began yelling at her about the messy state of the home and said she did not push him.

Police found no physical evidence of an assault from either party.

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