Bainbridge blotter | Suspicious circumstances in Rolling Bay

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Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.

Tuesday, March 18

1:13 p.m. Police received a call that a Bainbridge woman was the victim of fraud. The woman told police that she was notified by her church that there had been a security breach of the Seattle Archdiocese. That weekend she called the IRS and was told there was “activity” on her Social Security number.

The woman had not yet filed her taxes. She is concerned that someone has been filing a fraudulent return for a refund.

Monday, March 17

3:51 p.m. An employee at Rolling Bay Cafe reported a suspicious person outside the coffee house before work hours. The employee had arrived at the cafe around 6:15 a.m. for the opening shift and saw a man standing outside the front door that faces Valley Road.

The man had his hands cupped beside his face to look into the window of the business. The cafe was closed at the time and the lights were out. The man left in a white Chevrolet Blazer.

Due to recent break-ins at the business, the manager of the cafe told the employee to report the incident.

Saturday, March 15

8:31 p.m. A woman received a harassing phone call while out shopping. She told the man on the other line to leave her alone, but he continued to text her and threaten her.

She told police that the man is a dangerous person and has a history of physically abusing women. He has also served time for drugs.

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