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Bainbridge blotter | Phone scammer bomb threat
Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.
Wednesday, Sept. 19
10:57 a.m. A woman on Fort Ward Hill Road told police that someone tried to get personal information from her. The caller, who the woman described as “Asian-sounding in his twenties,” claimed that her Windows computer was having problems and he was attempting to fix it, but needed personal information to do so. The woman berated the scammer, but the caller responded by saying he knew where she lived and he would bomb her house.
Thursday, Sept. 20
12:31 p.m. Police responded to a domestic violence assault incident. A man punched his girlfriend in the face, fled from the residence, and was soon found walking on Ferncliff Avenue. Police brought him to the police station to interview. The boyfriend said that the couple have problems that are only complicated by the birth of their infant daughter. They argued that morning and according to the boyfriend, the woman sprayed him with baby formula, then he responded by punching her in the arm. He said that he felt the arm punch did not constitute an assault. He was arrested for domestic violence assault.
Friday, Sept. 21
1:08 p.m. A season ticket holder for the Seahawks living on Hansen Road sold his season tickets as he was unable to attend any games this year. But the purchaser failed to pay for the tickets. The ticket holder contacted the Seahawks who voided the tickets, but some tickets had already been resold and people were arriving at games believing they had valid tickets.
3:57 p.m. A resident on Teem Loop Road contacted police about unauthorized use of his bank account. Someone used his credit card number to make four purchases on iTunes for $43.42, $43.40, $43.41 and $53.27.