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Bainbridge blotter | Cyclist hit by car
Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.
Tuesday, Jan. 29
4:21 p.m. A driver fell asleep at the wheel and drove off the road at a bend in Miller Road.
11:35 p.m. Police pulled over a driver for speeding on Highway 305. The driver was found to have a suspended licensee and was cited.
Wednesday, Jan. 30
7:27 p.m. An islander provided personal information to a local travel agency, but later became anxious about sharing the information. She made a police report in case her identity is stolen.
9:26 p.m. A resident on Kirk Avenue said two people had used his Social Security number to obtain employment.
Thursday, Jan. 31
11:43 a.m. A resident on Olson Farm Lane found a pile of mail in his mailbox that did not belong to him. The mail was taken from 16 different mailboxes across the north end of the island. The mail was given to police, who turned it over to the post office.
Friday, Feb. 1
7:55 a.m. A cyclist moved into the center of a driving lane on New Brooklyn Road in an attempt to turn on to Sands Avenue, but did not signal his intentions. A driver tried to pass the cyclist but collided with him as he suddenly made his turn. The car struck the rear tire and leg of the cyclist, throwing him into the road. The car swerved and ran off the road into some small trees. The cyclist declined medical aid. His father came to pick him up.
1:11 p.m. Officers responded to a motel on High School Road when a guest refused to leave after check-out time. Motel employees tried to ask the man to leave, but he would come to the door naked and not talk to them. Officers found the man naked in the room with empty beer cans and bottles of booze. The man was disoriented and did not make sense. It was discovered that he was a missing person from Wenatchee with a suicidal history. He was taken to a hospital for an evaluation.