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Bainbridge blotter | Counterfeit money turns up at coffeeshop

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Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter:

Friday, Oct. 25

6:44 p.m. Officers were dispatched to a North Island residence in response to harassment between two neighbors.

The reporting home owner told officers that her neighbor repeatedly plays loud music from her car in the driveway, and the homeowner believes it is being done intentionally to harass her. The homeowner also told officers that she was considering filing an anti-harassment order against the neighbor.

In her anti-harassment statement, the homeowner described incidents where their neighbor speeds down the driveway, yelling and cursing, giving her “the finger” and playing loud music late at night.

Saturday, Oct. 26

11:13 a.m. A business owner reported items missing from her business located at Finch Place. The owner told police she arrived at her business and entered from the rear locked door. When she walked in she noticed the front door was wide open and personal items had been taken.

Officers inspected the door and found pry marks which caused damage to the jamb of the door. The owner told officers she found the door open and items missing the day after posting a message on “Buy Nothing Bainbridge,” a Facebook group for people who are trying to give items away. The owner said she is cleaning out the business because she is moving to Florida in the next week.

Monday, Oct. 28

3:51 p.m. A local bank employee turned in a counterfeit $5 bill. The bank employee told officers that one of their customers is the manager of a nearby coffee shop. He brought the bill to the bank because he was concerned it was counterfeit.

The bank employee confirmed it was counterfeit after using a testing pen.

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