Bainbridge blotter | More than one stake out

Selected reports from the Bainbridge Island Police Department blotter.


9:19 a.m. A 47-year-old Bainbridge resident reported two metal stakes had been stolen from the property.

Police were dispatched to a North Madison Avenue property, where the resident told them two property stakes had been stolen, asking the incident be documented but requesting no further action.

There are no suspects.


10:05 p.m. Police were called to Safeway in response to an attempted check fraud.

A store employee told police a man tried to cash a check that was not made out to him. She suspected he might be one of the people involved in a recent spat of credit card thefts on the island.

The man had left the scene and police could not find anyone matching the description of the man, or anyone who had seen him.

Other local agencies were informed of the incident and the description of the man was circulated.

A report was filed.

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