Bainbridge blotter | He hates her, but needs a hug

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.

Tuesday, April 16

8:43 a.m. A contractor working at a South Beach Drive site reported that someone broke into the site and stole a variety of items including a chop saw, extension cords and hand tools. The thief entered the home through a crawl space and attempted to steal a second chop saw, but the saw would not fit through the crawl space and was left stuck in the crawl space entrance.

6:05 p.m. A woman reported that a former employee hired to take care of her mother has continued to visit her mother’s home on Rose Loop, despite being evicted and told not to come back. The woman believes that the former employee is taking advantage of her mother’s dementia.

Wednesday, April 17

11 a.m. A contractor contacted police after someone broke into a home on Wyatt Way that he was remodeling and set his workbench on fire. The workbench was covered with clear plastic that had melted, which damaged his power tools.

1:17 p.m. A woman living near Rolling Bay said her ex-boyfriend came over to her house and broke a glass and a beach shell. The ex had been calling and texting all day, but she did not respond. When he came over, he was erratic, going from wanting a hug to saying he hated her. He then broke items on the table, breaking the glass and shell and cutting himself on a can of cat food. He then left. Police contacted the ex and told him to stay away from the woman.


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