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Bainbridge blotter | Motorcycle rider gets wheelie appropriate ticket
Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.
Saturday, June 22
7:29 p.m. An apartment resident on High School Road called police after his neighbor threw a strawberry shortcake at him.
The incident occurred while multiple neighbors were eating together in a common area. The man came outside, picked up various toys, walked up to a little girl and told her to “keep your [expletive] out of my yard.”
He told police that he frequently found her toys in front of his apartment.
Soon, the girl’s mother knocked on the man’s door and yelled at him for what he did and also used “unflattering gay slurs.” She then left.
Later, in the common area with their neighbors, the two began arguing again. She told the man to get off her yard and threw strawberry shortcake at him.
Police informed the two that the common area was nobody’s yard.
Sunday, June 23
1:16 a.m. A Rolling Bay woman called police after she woke up to find her estranged husband standing in her bedroom. The husband insisted they talk about their marriage.
Police arrived after the two had argued. The husband said he had been drinking and didn’t want to drive. An officer gave him a ride home.
Tuesday, July 2
7:42 a.m. An officer observed a motorcycle rider do a wheelie for 4 seconds on Highway 305 while pulling out of the intersection at High School Road.
The motorcycle rider was among three other motorcyclists. The three pulled over when the officer turned on his lights. The first rider, however, continued on and attempted to evade the officer.
The officer followed the rider through the area before catching up with him on Moran Road. The rider was cited for reckless driving.