Bainbridge blotter | Unfinished business

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.

Saturday, May 25

4:46 p.m. Police responded to a call on High School Road after an unwanted man refused to leave a residence. Tenants told officers that the man began drinking the day before and had not stopped. The unwanted man had been in the bathroom for over an hour, refused to get out, and at one point had fallen into the bathtub.

Officers knocked on the door but could not communicate with the man. When officers entered the bathroom they found the man sitting on the toilet with his pants around his ankles. He said he had to go to the bathroom and could not leave yet. Police asked him to hurry up and said it was time to leave.

The man eventually came out and officers helped him walk out of the home. The man repeated that he was drunk. Police then drove him to his home on the island.

Sunday, May 26

4 p.m. An officer noticed that a sign for Sasquatch Lane had been cut down and removed. The officer noted in her report that it happened to be the weekend of the Sasquatch Festival in eastern Washington and suspected the sign had found its way there. The sign would cost approximately $100 to replace.

4:21 p.m. A couple walking near the old Wykoff plant discovered a purse on the beach. They turned the purse into the police who contacted the owner.

4:22 p.m. Police stopped a car for speeding on Bergman Road. The driver was operating the car without an ignition interlock device, which he was legally required to use due to a previous incident. The driver was cited.

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