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Bainbridge blotter | Drunk drivers' weekend

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.

Saturday, July 6

9:02 p.m. A car was stolen from a home on Manzanita Road. The owner left the car doors unlocked with the keys inside.

10:06 p.m. Police pulled over a driver on Sportsman Club Road after the car swerved over the center line multiple times. The driver failed roadside sobriety tests and was arrested for drunk driving. Breath tests at the police station failed as the driver kept coughing due to an ulcer. When he was able to provide a breath sample, he would block the test tube with his tongue until he was out of breath. Police took a blood sample instead.

Sunday, July 7

1:01 a.m. Police pulled over a speeding driver on Highway 305 near Day Road after observing the driver cross the center line multiple times. The driver failed roadside sobriety tests and was arrested for drunk driving. Breath tests at the police station registered .195 and .194 blood alcohol levels.

Monday,  July 8

4 p.m. Two islanders brought a cyclist into the clinic on Winslow Way after observing him crash on Bjune Drive. The cyclist had no memory of the crash, despite damage to his bike and suffering abrasions on his arms and face. He refused medical attention and left the island on the ferry.

 

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