Bainbridge blotter | Cousins clash
October 23, 2012 · 9:02 AM
Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.
Sunday, Sept. 23
4:26 p.m. A real estate sign was damaged on Hidden Cove Road. Someone had written “Do Not Buy” in pink marker on a real estate agent’s “For sale” sign.
Monday, Sept. 24
2:45 a.m. Police pulled over a driver on Day Road for having a taillight out and turning without signaling. The driver was bleeding from a laceration above his left eye. He said that he woke up at his cousin’s home and his cousin was yelling at him to leave. He said his cousin hit him twice. But the driver would not tell police who his cousin was because he didn’t want him to get in trouble. Police discovered the driver had a suspended license and was not allowed to drive a vehicle without an ignition interlock. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license and driving without an ignition interlock.
10:32 p.m. Police stopped a driver on Morgan Road and Highway 305 for driving erratically. The driver appeared intoxicated. He failed roadside sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. At the police station, the driver admitted he had consumed two or three beers and also had smoked a “blunt” — marijuana inside of a cigar — before driving. Breath tests indicated that the driver had a blood alcohol level of .273 and .268.