Bainbridge blotter | Burning bridges

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.

FRIDAY, JULY 20

2:45 a.m. Police were called to a home to respond to a possible suicidal overdose.

Upon the arrival of paramedics, it was determined not to be an attempted suicide, but instead a problem with the consumption of the prescription drug Methadone by a 55-year-old Bainbridge Island woman.

She was transported to a Seattle hospital for treatment.

The woman had been staying with friends after she “burned her bridges” with family members in Alabama because of her addiction.

She had been living on Bainbridge for about a year, the homeowner said, and was addicted to prescription painkillers, having been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia years before.

Later, police were called to the ferry terminal to investigate a “confused elderly female” in a hospital gown. It was the same woman from the previous call.

The woman gave “rambling and confused” answers to police questions.

All agreed the best solution was to return the woman to the hospital for treatment.

More in News

Station 22 flag raising marks end of BIFD building spree

The American flag was raised for the first time this week above… Continue reading

Bainbridge council to oppose ‘$30 car tab’ initiative

Bainbridge city officials are warning that the potential passage of Initiative 976… Continue reading

Bainbridge Rotary hosts Attorney General as guest speaker

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson will speak at the Rotary Club… Continue reading

Bainbridge may put cameras on school bus ‘Stop Paddles’ to catch bad drivers

Go around and it will come around. Bainbridge city and school district… Continue reading

No problems in Kitsap with same-day voter registration

There was no rush and no crush. Kitsap County election workers had… Continue reading

Corinne Wolffe is new KiDiMu Development Director

Corinne Wolffe has joined the ranks of the Kids Discovery Museum staff… Continue reading

Weekend weather report: That 70s show | The Bainbridge Blab

See you later, heat wave. Scattered sunshine and temperatures in the low… Continue reading

Study looks at potential traffic impacts from Winslow Hotel

The traffic will ruin downtown. That’s been one of the biggest concerns… Continue reading

Readers still waiting for Mueller appearance

We all know the plot by now. Even so, copies of the… Continue reading

Most Read