Bainbridge blotter | Silver coins, handgun stolen in break-in

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

9:32 a.m. A resident on Sunrise Drive reported that her home was burglarized. A box full of collector silver coins valued at $5,000 to $10,000 was missing. A case holding a handgun, two magazines and a holster was also taken. Ammunition, held in a separate case, was left behind.

11:17 a.m. A Parkview Drive resident reported that his Rolex watch was missing.

Wednesday, Feb. 20

7:32 a.m. A resident on Madison Avenue turned over a mountain bike and a scooter to police. He said the items were on his property for weeks and were not his.

8:03 a.m. An officer pulled over a driver at Bjune Drive and Madison Avenue. The driver was known for having a suspended license for multiple DUIs. His license was punched and suspended. He was required to keep an ignition interlock on his vehicle, but the car did not have one. The vehicle had been re-registered under his son’s name. Officers parked the car and told the man he would be mailed a ticket.

1:44 p.m. A sleeping bag, backpack and a lighter were discovered in a classroom of the Bainbridge Performing Arts Center. A BPA employee felt that someone may have been sleeping there overnight, but no one was found. A yellow criminal citation was found sticking out of the backpack’s pocket with a person’s name on it. The items were collected as evidence.


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