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Island County Sheriff's Office and Oak Harbor Police Department | Island Scanner
Island County Sheriff’s Office
The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office:
Sunday, Sept. 11
At 2:19 p.m., a caller reported that a suicidal teenage girl was in the middle of Highway 20 at Jacobs Road. The caller got her out of the road before calling 911.
At 4:59 p.m., a Northgate Drive resident reported that her children found a meth pipe in the back yard.
At 8:11 p.m., a caller reported that “a large black animal” was sitting on the bluff at Ebey’s Landing.
Saturday, Sept. 10
At 4:14 p.m., a caller reported that a truck was spewing garbage all over Highway 20 near Jones Road.
Friday, Sept. 9
At 10:45 a.m., a Diane Avenue resident reported that six months ago she saw six suspicious people walking down her street. She said they were dressed “too nice” for Rolling Hills. She said it may be worthy to note because of the elevated threat level of the nation.
At 3:31 p.m., a woman reported that three aggressive dogs came out of the woods while she was walking her dog on Jones Road.
At 4:49 p.m., a Yates Road resident reported that a motorcyclist crashed into the yard. The caller said the motorcyclist was hurt.
Thursday, Sept. 8
At 7:56 a.m., a caller reported that someone was sleeping inside a car parked on Puget Sound Lane.
At 11:40 a.m., a caller reported that something wrapped in white plastic on the side of Zylstra Road “smells like something dead.” It turned out to be a bag full of rotting fish heads.
At 11:55 a.m., a resident of Valley High mobile home park reported the strong smell of chemicals outside.
At 11:02 p.m., a Monroe Landing Road resident reported a prowler outside his house.
Wednesday, Sept. 7
At 12:55 p.m., a Miller Road resident reported a burglary. Jewelry and other items were missing from the home.
At 3:21 p.m., a caller reported that the driver of a gray Jeep Wrangler hit a man on a motorcycle on Hill Road and then took off.
Tuesday, Sept. 6
At 7:48 a.m., there was a report that a tool box, radio and other items were missing from a business on Rhodena Drive.
At 8:10 a.m., a Whitney Drive resident complained about a rooster that crows day and night.
At 8:58 a.m., a caller reported that a backpack with a laptop computer was stolen from Camp Casey the day before.
At 5:47 p.m., a Boreas Lane resident reported that two suspicious teenagers came to his house the day before and advised him that the city was shutting off water due to a line break. The man said he still didn’t have water.
At 10:21 p.m., a Park Acres Drive resident reported that his girlfriend stabbed him in the face with a set of keys a couple of times.
At 10:32 p.m., an Alamo Way resident reported that a prowler was walking around the house outside.
Monday, Sept. 5
At 8:39 a.m., a Taylor Road resident reported receiving a threat via Facebook.
At 9:39 a.m., a caller reported hearing about a cougar sighting in the area of Silver Lake Road. He said he was concerned because he has young children who wait for buses in the area. The sheriff’s office was unable to verify that anyone saw a cougar or any large cat. The man told a deputy that he heard about the cougar sighting third or fourth hand.
At 11:42 a.m., a caller reported seeing a man in possible “prison garb” on Harrington Lagoon Road.
At 12:51 p.m., there was a report that power poles along Van Dam Road had been stripped of their ground wires. Puget Sound Energy was notified.
At 1:37 p.m., a caller reported that someone dumped a couch and several garbage bags on county land on E. Sleeper Road.
At 2:14 p.m., the owner of a North Whidbey convenience store reported that an employee was caught stealing cigarettes on tape.
The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department:
Monday, Sept. 19
At 12:02 a.m., a caller reported finding a loaded handgun in the bathroom at a Highway 20 location.
Sunday, Sept. 18
At 7:10 p.m., a caller reported two small children were alone in a park near the intersection of SE Midway Boulevard and SE Ninth Avenue.
At 6:46 p.m., a caller reported a woman was beaten up at a NW Second Avenue location.
At 5:36 p.m., a caller reported a woman was driving near the intersection of N. Oak Harbor Street and E. Whidbey Avenue with a child in the passenger seat.
At 4:15 a.m., a caller reported people grabbed him at a Highway 20 location.
Saturday, Sept. 17
At 7:58 p.m., a caller reported a truck struck a parked car on S. Beeksma Drive.
At 5:20 p.m., a SW 13th Avenue resident reported her 7-year-old son was out of control and throwing things.
At 3:15 p.m., a NW Paragon Place resident reported she was hit by her fiance.
At 1:49 p.m., a caller reported a man at a Highway 20 location was belching, slurring words and smelling of stale cigarettes and beer. He was stumbling and he could barely walk.
At 12:38 p.m., a caller reported a juvenile was building a skateboard ramp in the middle of the roadway on SW Regency Drive.
At 11:09 a.m., a caller reported a backpack was leaning against a light post in a SE Bayshore Drive parking lot.
At 11:08 a.m., a caller reported a man walking out of the woods near NW Fifth Avenue. The caller asked the man if he was lost. The man said “no” and re-entered the woods.
At 5:56 a.m., a caller reported a man sleeping inside the post office near the mailboxes.
Friday, Sept. 16
At 10:31 p.m., a caller reported a bunch of people drinking at a NW Clipper Drive park.
At 7:27 p.m., a NE 10th Avenue resident reported a woman was going “psycho.” She was smashing a window and the man was yelling at the woman.
At 6:33 p.m., a SW Scenic Heights Street resident returned from a three-month deployment discovered her wife moved out over a month ago. She left the dog behind and it appeared to be in very ill health.
At 3:49 p.m., a caller reported someone siphoned gas from his car while it was parked at a SW Barrington Drive location.
At 9:51 a.m., a caller reported a man was pouring an unknown substance into a vehicle gas tank located at the high school.
At 9 a.m., a caller reported finding suitcases, clothes and shoes in the bushes near the intersection of SW 24th Avenue and Highway 20.
At 12:26 a.m., a caller reported loud booming bass music has been blaring from a NE Eighth Avenue home for a half hour.
Thursday, Sept. 15
At 3:46 p.m., a caller reported an injured cat was in the bushes of her SE Ely Street yard.
At 11:50 a.m., a SW Berwick Drive resident reported his daughter broke into his home.
At 11:26 a.m., a caller reported a large moving truck knocked down phone lines near the intersection of NE Ronhaar Street and NE 10th Avenue.
Wednesday, Sept. 14
At 10:19 p.m., a caller reported two teenagers were using a flashlight to look inside cars at a NE Barron Drive location.
At 5:30 p.m., a caller reported a bathroom was flooding at a NW Clipper Drive location.
At 2:22 p.m., a caller reported she witnessed a man shaking and hitting a puppy at a SW Kimball Drive location.