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Bainbridge blotter | Thief hits boats at Port Madison launch
Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter:
Tuesday, July 29
1:50 p.m. Vehicle prowling was reported off of Madison Avenue.
The car owner had left her Toyota Corolla unlocked and the driver’s side window lowered part way. She told police that her neighbor texted her and said her trunk was partially open. She found that a backpack with a bocce ball set inside was taken.
The estimated value of the stolen items was $150.
Thursday, July 31
2 p.m. A deer jumped out of the woods into oncoming traffic. Despite a car hitting the deer, it continued into the woods and could not be found.
The vehicle that hit the animal had to be towed from the roadway.
Neither the driver nor her child were injured in the collision.
7:03 p.m. A GPS/fish-finder and downriggers were reported stolen from a boat that was parked on a trailer at the Port Madison boat launch.
The boat owner found extensive electrical damage where the items were removed.