Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.
Sunday, March 10
9:09 p.m. An employee of the Town & Country Market said a teenage boy walked into the store, grabbed a 12-pack of Bud Light beer, and then walked downstairs to the lower level of the store. He then walked out the lower exit. The incident was caught on security cameras. Employees saw the license plate of the young man’s truck as he drove away. Using the license plate information, police went to the address it was registered to.
Police found the young man 18, and his mother at home. The teen said that he was short on gas money and another teenager asked him to steal beer for $15 and give it to them behind the store. But no one was behind the store after the theft, so he left. He didn’t want to keep the beer so he threw it into a ditch on New Brooklyn Road, however, police could not locate the beer anywhere in the ditch. The teen was cited for theft and minor in possession of alcohol.
12:17 p.m. A resident on Wing Point Way reported that he had been receiving threatening phone calls. The man, a lawyer, was defending an 80-year-old Snohomish woman who was taken advantage of by a real estate property manager. After he started working on the case, the resident began receiving the threatening phone calls.