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Bainbridge blotter | Burnouts in the dugout
Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.
Tuesday, Nov. 20
12:19 p.m. Someone struck a mailbox on Fletcher Bay Drive with their vehicle. Police think the vehicle was pulling a trailer at the time the mailbox was destroyed. The estimated damage was $200.
Thursday, Nov. 22
11:52 p.m. An officer noticed three vehicles in the parking lot at the Sands Avenue Baseball Park. The officer could not see anyone in the area using his spotlight. As he walked to the dugout area, the officer heard car doors shutting behind him. He turned around but saw no one. As he walked further the cars started up and drove away. The officer found a pipe that was recently used to smoke marijuana in the dugout of the park.
Friday, Nov. 23
12:15 p.m. Officers responded to reports of a man stealing money from toll boxes at the ferry terminal parking lot. As officers arrived, they were able to observe the man in the act; he was using a wire and tape to retrieve the bills from the box. Police recovered $29.05 from the man and from his nearby car. Both the stolen money and syringes for heroin use were in full view inside the vehicle.