Bainbridge blotter | Addicted ex-husband

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.

Saturday, Nov. 3

12:03 a.m. A residence on Country Club Road was burglarized. As a family was returning home they noticed a car leaving their driveway. They assumed it was someone who was lost. Inside their home, however, they discovered various items were missing, including a Gibson guitar and tuner, wireless Xbox controllers, approximately 30 Xbox games, and an iPod. The total value of all missing items was approximately $2,180. One door to the residence was left unlocked.

9:01 p.m. A resident on Garibaldi Loop received a bank notice affirming a change-of-address to a residence in Bremerton. When they checked their online accounts the address was changed there as well. It was an unauthorized change.

Monday, Nov. 5

9:29 a.m. A homeless man was found in a bathroom in a building behind Bainbridge Performing Arts on Madison Avenue. The man appeared to have been sleeping in the bathroom overnight.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

11:02 a.m. Multiple neighbors on Lynwood Center Road reported an assault between a couple. Neighbors also said there had been previous incidents of violence.

Police discovered that the boyfriend had thrown his wallet at his girlfriend’s face. The girlfriend told police that on the previous night, she was also slapped and choked. The boyfriend also slapped their infant she was holding as he went to hit her, but missed, striking the baby. She said she was sick of being hit.

The boyfriend was agitated and screamed at his girlfriend across the parking lot while police were interviewing him. As police placed the man under arrest and tried to get him into the patrol car, he continued to scream at his girlfriend. Officers had difficulty reading the man his Miranda rights because of the screaming. The boyfriend eventually said he wanted an attorney and got into the patrol car.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

11:23 a.m. Approximately $600 in cash was stolen from an unlocked home on Eagle Harbor Drive.

4:57 p.m. Police were dispatched to a home on Madrone Lane when a hospital reported that the island resident unexpectedly left the facility with an IV for pain medication still in his arm. Police, however, discovered that the man in question was likely not the same individual at the hospital. The man’s girlfriend told officers she was with him all morning before he left for work. She did have a suspicion about the missing patient. She told police that her ex-husband has a pain medication addiction, and that he visits his children at her home and could have gotten her new boyfriend’s personal information.

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