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Bainbridge blotter | Flower baskets stolen
Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.
Tuesday, May 21
2:38 a.m. A resident on Renny Lane called 911 after hearing someone around their house and finding the back door open. Officers soon found a man sitting in a car near the home. The man said he was waiting for someone at a home down the street. Later that morning, neighbors encountered the man sleeping on their front porch. The man left the area after a resident came outside with a shotgun. Police caught up with the man in his truck. He told officers that he had not been drinking and was not taking any drugs. He said he was trying to find a woman he met at a bar three months ago. The man told officers he could not provide any information when he was asked more specific questions. He was arrested.
Wednesday, May 22
9:09 a.m. Someone tagged buildings at Battle Point Park with spray paint. It was the fifth tagging since March. Park officials estimated the total damage at approximately $1,500.
2:26 p.m. Flower baskets were stolen from in front of a business on Winslow Way. The baskets were valued at $40 each.
Thursday, May 23
10:44 a.m. A resident of Salmon Run Lane said a relative stole three pieces of jewelry from her two months ago while the person was staying with her. The value of the jewelry was approximately $700.
1:11 p.m. A resident on Madison Avenue said her unlocked bike was stolen from her carport. The bike was valued at $200.