Bainbridge Island Review


Bainbridge blotter | Toll box bandit

October 24, 2012 · Updated 10:04 AM

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.

Monday, Sept. 24

10:36 a.m. Someone dumped trash, including a mattress and mirrors, on the front yard of a home on Agate Pass Road.

5:21 p.m. A man attempted to crawl through an unlocked window at a house on Gertle Johnson Road. A neighbor witnessed this and went to speak with the man. He was around 40 years old, approximately 6-foot-1 with red hair. He said he lived in the area and was going into the house because he saw another man go inside. He said he was going to get him out. He then left. A woman was home at the time and also saw the man trying to get inside her home.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

12:30 p.m. Wood was stolen from a wood pile on Ferncliff Avenue.

Wednesday, Sept. 26

8:56 a.m. Two people were stealing from the toll boxes at the ferry parking lots. A woman would hold up an opened ferry schedule to provide cover for a man to use a tool to get the money out.

The two were arrested. While being transported to jail, the man offered to trade information on heroin dealers to get a break on jail time. He said that $4 wasn’t worth it.

Thursday, Sept. 27

9:03 a.m. A car was broken into while parked at Bainbridge High School. A backpack containing a laptop computer valued at $3,000 and a digital camera valued at $300 were taken.

Friday, Sept. 28

8:46 a.m. A car was scratched while parked at a doctor’s office on Hildebrand Lane. The owner suspected it was done by a key. Damage was estimated at $1,000.

9:38 a.m. A locker at a gym at the Pavilion on Madison Avenue was broken into. Someone pried the locker open and stole headphones and a driver’s license.

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