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Bainbridge police arrest woman for alleged possession of methamphetamine

A 46-year-old Tacoma woman was charged with possession of methamphetamine Monday after police arrested the woman on outstanding warrants after she fled from a Bainbridge Island home Sunday.

Rose Marie Zrout was charged with possession of a controlled substance, a felony, Aug. 4 in Kitsap County District Court.

According to court documents, Zrout was arrested by Bainbridge officers after police were called to a home in the 13500 block of Madison Avenue Northeast just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 on a report of an "unwanted person."

Police were told that Zrout was the unwanted person at the home, but officers discovered she was wanted by authorities on outstanding warrants.

When police returned to the home later, Zrout ran out of the back of the house and was detained by police.

When questioned, Zrout allegedly admitted to having a meth pipe in her front pocket and also said she had needles in her purse, and gave an officer permission to remove the needles.

While an officer was removing the needles, police found a small plastic bag in the purse with a substance inside that was later determined to be methamphetamine.

Zrout — who was already facing a charge of failure to appear/contempt of court — was arrested just after 2 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3 and booked into Kitsap County Jail.

Bail was set at $50,000 for the failure to appear charge, and $15,000 for the drug possession charge.

Possession of a controlled substance carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

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