Bainbridge Island Review


Bainbridge blotter | Fast driver + wet road = flipped car

April 9, 2013 · 9:30 AM

Selected police reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.

Saturday, March 16

3:59 p.m. Someone called 911 and told dispatchers they were near Eagle Harbor, but didn’t say anything else. Police found a car pulled over at Adams Park. Both the woman and the man inside said that they only had a verbal argument and nothing physical happened. The woman said that she did get scared at one point and called 911. Police instructed the man to drive the woman and their kids to their home in Suquamish. The car pulled over again on Sportsman Club Road. The man got out and told police he couldn’t drive on without getting upset. Police gave the woman and her children a courtesy ride home. The man went home.

Wednesday, March 20

11:07 a.m. A man reported that his cell phone was stolen from an unlocked locker at the aquatic center. He returned from his swim to find that multiple lockers were open with items thrown on the floor.

11:58 a.m. An iPhone was stolen out of an unlocked car while it was parked in the Town & Country parking lot. The driver was away for only 10 minutes.

2:30 p.m. A man driving on Lynwood Center Road was going 50 mph in 35 mph zone. His speed combined with the wet road caused him to crash when he rounded a turn. As his car began to slide he overcorrected and skidded into a ditch, flipping the car onto its side. The car finally stopped when it hit a tree. The driver had been drinking alcohol, but was not impaired.

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