Bainbridge blotter | Don’t look now

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.


8:04 a.m. A 29-year-old Seattle man in a 1998 Honda Accord was driving north on Highway 305 when he became distracted near Agatewood Road.

He looked up to see the vehicle in front of him was slowing to stop, and the Seattle man drove into the ditch to avoid hitting the other car.

The man knocked over a 45 mph speed limit sign before coming to a rest. There was minor damage to the Honda.


7:19 p.m. A 70-year-old Bainbridge Island man was driving a 2000 Porsche Boxter on Battle Point Road when he went off the road, knocked over a 25 mph speed limit sign and landed in the ditch.

The sign was found underneath the Porsche.

The driver was not hurt. He said he wife was driving behind him on their way home when he tried speeding away but lost control.

Police gave the driver roadside sobriety tests but determined he was not intoxicated.

The car had front-end damage.

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