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Bainbridge blotter | DUI driver blames bad dog
Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter:
Friday, May 9
10:29 p.m. Police responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle parked outside a vacant house.
Officers discovered the tires were still hot and it appeared stuck in the ditch. The driver lived down the block. When police made contact with him, he was noticeably intoxicated.
He told officers that he had been driving from Winslow and there was a dog in the intersection that “pushed” him. He said that he drove around it and went into the ditch.
He described the dog as a German shepherd. Two breath samples showed the man’s blood alcohol level measured at .216 and .208. He was arrested for DUI.