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"Police blotters, Feb. 26, 2000"

"SheriffThe following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff's Office:Tuesday, Feb. 22At 11:38 a.m., a Dewey Drive resident reported that a neighbor dog nipped and jumped on her 3-year-old daughter and stole her food.At 1:05 p.m., a Polnell Drive resident reported that someone stole her flute after she left it on a bus.Wednesday, Feb. 23At 10:05 a.m., a man reported that he saw someone run over mailboxes on Zylstra Road.At 10:31 a.m., a driver reported that a man was hitchhiking on Ault FIeld Road and flipping off the cars that didn't pick him up.At 11:07 a.m., a man reported that someone broke into his car at the Keystone Ferry parking lot.At 2:33 p.m., a Highway 20 resident reported that her son stole her ATM card and withdrew $200.At 5:35 p.m., a boy called the county jail and said he needed to tell an inmate that the boy's mother had been raped and was at a Seattle hospital.At 6:59 p.m., a Taylor Road resident reported that his rims and tires were stolen from his yard.Thursday, Feb. 24At 8:57 a.m., a Phillip Street resident reported that his two dogs were attacked by a loose neighborhood dog while his wife was walking them.At 6:29 p.m., a woman at Highway 20 home reported that a man was outside breaking the window in her car.At 7:29 p.m., a Donna Drive resident reported that some neighbors used foul language towards her children.At 9:39 p.m., a Highway 20 resident reported that a man with a chain wrapped around his hand was threatening to beat up his sister.OAK HARBOR POLICEThe following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department:Tuesday, Feb. 22At 1:17 a.m., a driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Highway 20 at S.E. Cabot Drive.At 10:10 a.m., an employee at US Bank reported that someone threw an apple at her car and cracked the windshield.At 3:09 p.m., there was a report that a man was urinating on a sidewalk along Highway 20.Wednesday, Feb. 23At 12:32 p.m., a man reported that all four tires on his car were slashed on S.W. Swantown Avenue.At 4:00 p.m., a witness reported that an adult was excessively hitting a child in a parked car on S.E. Cabot Street.At 4:47 p.m., a S.W. Seventh Avenue resident reported that someone stole the cover off a BBQ grill.A 5:37 p.m., a S.W. Second Avenue resident reported that her son's skateboards were stolen from the garage.At 6:46 p.m., a boy reported that his older brother tried to strangle him.Thursday, Feb. 24At 8:38 a.m., there was a report that cement planters had been tipped over at a church on N.W. Second Avenue.At 2:42 p.m., an administrator at the North Whidbey Middle School said that a child was in custody on suspicion of stealing video equipment.At 11:15 p.m., a man reported that his 15-year-old daughter was out of control and kicked a hole in the door.Friday, Feb. 25At 12:12 a.m., a man reported that his 15-year-old daughter assaulted her stepmother, who is six months pregnant.The following items were selected from reports made to the Coupeville Marshal's Office:Monday, Feb. 14At 8:35 p.m., a woman reported hearing a woman screaming at an apartment on N. Main Street.Tuesday, Feb. 15At 12:44 p.m., a shoplifter was reported at Prairie Center. A boy was arrested.At 9:12 p.m., a caller reported that someone sent out valentines to several people on N. Main Street with the caller's name on them.Wednesday, Feb 16At 4:50 p.m., a vandalism case was reported on S.W. Terry Road.At 5:00 p.m., the owner of a N. Main Street business reported that a kid with knives cussed out an employee.At 9:28 p.m., a caller reported that there was a babysitter on N. Main Street who had been drinking.Thursday, Feb 17At 12:58 p.m., an out-of-control juvenile was reported at an office on S. Main Street.Saturday, Feb. 19At 10:21 a.m., a citizen reported that a storm drain grate was missing from S.E. Terry Road.Sunday, Feb. 20At 4:44 p.m., there was a report that an 87-year-old woman on N.W. Summit Loop was out of control and trying to leave the house. The following items were selected from reports made to the State Patrol:Friday, Feb. 18At 11:45 p.m., a car-versus-house accident was reported on Penn Cove Road at Highway 20. James Richard, 19, of Oak Harbor was driving a 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier on the highway. He turned on Penn Cove Road and attempted to enter a private driveway, but lost control. The car drove through a hedge and hit a house. Richard was not injured but a passenger, 14-year-old Annie Ferrell of Oak Harbor, sustained an abrasion to her eye. At 4:25 p.m., a Port Townsend resident was injured in an accident at Highway 20 near Pit Road. Dylan Downey, 16, of Oak Harbor was driving a 1980 Chevrolet on Pit Road and turned onto the highway in front of an oncoming 1984 Subaru stationwagon, driven by 23-year-old John Christle of Port Townsend. Christle's hand was cut in the accident. Saturday, Feb. 19At 1:10 p.m., a rear-end accident was reported on Highway 20 near Miller Road. There were no injuries.Monday, Feb. 21At 5:56 p.m., two separate rear-end accidents were reported on Highway 20 near Christianson Road. The first accident was a two-car, rear-end accident. In the second accident, a car stopped on the highway to avoid the first accident and was rear-ended, and then that car was rear-ended. There were no injuries."

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