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Rifle-toting man walks toward trailer park | Whidbey Island Scanner
Island County Sheriff
The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office:
Friday, Feb. 14
At 3:03 a.m., a Cherry Street resident reported that her car was stolen.
At 10:09 a.m., a Wilson Road resident reported an ongoing problem with a neighbor’s German shepherd coming into her yard and baring its teeth.
At 2 p.m., a caller reported that a man with a scruffy beard was carrying a scoped rifle on Taylor Road, headed toward a trailer park.
At 4:07 p.m., an anonymous caller reported 50 dogs were living inside a home on Cadman Lane. The caller said the dogs were not being cared for or fed properly as the owner had been gone for days. There was a “very overpowering stench” coming from the location.
At 5:22 p.m., a caller reported that a middle-school-age child was carrying a rifle on Taylor Road.
At 7:01 p.m., there was a report of a man with a flashlight walking around a vacant house on Summit Boulevard.
At 7:05 p.m., a driver reported being upset because a silver Honda Accord was traveling at 30 mph on Highway 20 north of Oak Harbor.
At 7:21 p.m., a Kodiak Avenue resident reported that someone stuffed a dead chicken in the mailbox.
At 11:40 p.m., a man reported that his wife bit him at a Heller Road residence.
Saturday, Feb. 15
At 11:43 a.m., a Hollydale Lane resident reported that a neighbor’s dog came into her yard and killed a chicken.
At 12:56 p.m., a caller reported that people were prowling around a neighbor’s yard on Northgate Drive.
At 1:26 p.m., a Dewey Drive resident reported that a suspicious person in a black Mercedes was taking photos in front of the home.
At 4:10 p.m., there was a report of an injured eagle in the water near Freeland Park.
At 7:07 p.m., a Loerland Drive resident reported that their son was armed with a blowtorch and threatened to blow up the house.
At 9:54 p.m., a Ridgeview Drive resident reported that a possible prowler was shaking her front door.
At 10:25 p.m., a caller reported that a man was stumbling around and fell on Otis Street.
Sunday, Feb. 16
At 11:21 a.m., a caller reported an ongoing problem with trees being cut on an Admirals Drive property.
At 2:38 p.m., a driver reported dropping off an elderly male hitchhiker on West Beach Road. The hitchhiker seemed very confused and kept repeating words. The caller asked that someone check on him.
At 3:54 p.m., a caller reported that squatters had been living inside a home on Fircrest Avenue.
At 8:53 p.m., children on Hunter Lane called 911 and started singing “Monkey in the Middle.”
At 11:55 p.m., a Classic Road resident reported that a neighbor put “a Nike” in a wood stove and was stinking up the neighborhood.
Monday, Feb. 17
At 8:18 a.m., there was a report of cattle on Balda Road.
At 4:50 p.m., a Landing Circle resident reported that a skinny pit bull was loose in the area. The dog was foaming at the mouth and was aggressive.
At 5:30 p.m., a Hamilton Drive resident reported that she was being kicked out of her home and was being threatened by the landlord’s family.
Tuesday, Feb. 18
At 5:37 a.m., a woman reported that a man got out a gun and threatened to kill her when she was delivering rocks to a Wilson Road home.
At 10:45 a.m., a woman reported seeing a suspicious young man in a hoodie carrying a purse on Edgewood Drive.
At 3:11 p.m., a Cedarcrest Avenue resident requested to ask a deputy if it is legal to get rid of raccoons from his property by “different means.”
At 8:05 p.m., a caller reported that three kids were messing with a car on Sunset Drive and set off an alarm. The kids, including a “husky boy” in a hoodie, ran off.
Wednesday, Feb. 19
At 12:55 a.m., a caller reported that “squatters” in a house on Riepma Avenue had been revving their engines.
At 9:04 a.m., there was a report that a boy threatened a girl with a knife on a bus north of Oak Harbor.
At 2:59 p.m., a caller reported that a hot water heater was stolen from a vacant home on Wandering Lane.
Thursday, Feb. 20
At 9:46 a.m., a resident of Dead Goat Road reported that a man showed up at the door with a machete. The man claimed that his son was in danger and that time travelers may take him.
Oak Harbor Police
The following items are selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department:
Saturday, Feb. 15
At 1:56 p.m., a Northwest Redwing Drive resident reported a man approached the baby-sitter and children in the driveway. He wanted to give them a carpet cleaning demonstration and refused to leave.
At 3:04 p.m., a caller reported her friend overdosed on pills at a Southeast O’Leary Street location.
At 5:22 p.m., a caller reported she forgot her medication inside a shopping cart at a Highway 20 business and it was gone.
At 5:38 p.m., a caller reported someone slashed a tire of a car parked at a Highway 20 location.
At 6:50 p.m., a caller reported a man threatened her at a Southeast Barrington Drive location.
At 7:11 p.m., a caller reported a resident hit another resident at a Southwest Sixth Avenue home.
Sunday, Feb. 16
At 12:44 a.m., a caller reported a someone had a fire arm at the door of a Southeast Pioneer Way business.
At 2:07 p.m., a caller reported her daughter was assaulted by her boyfriend at a Highway 20 location.
At 2:38 p.m., a caller reported a group of juveniles were shooting BB guns at a Southwest Fort Nugent Avenue location.
At 6:54 p.m., a caller reported hearing a woman scream inside a room at a Highway 20 location. It sounds like an assault.
At 11:40 p.m., a Northeast Taftson Street resident believes his father is dead on the couch.
Monday, Feb. 17
At 10:40 a.m., a caller reported seeing two people hanging out behind a house near the intersection of Northwest Crosby Avenue and Northwest Elwha Street.
At 12:22 p.m., a caller reported people were seeing a dead elk in the back of a truck heading onto the Seaplane Base.
At 4:13 p.m., a caller reported someone shoplifted from a Northeast Midway Boulevard business.
At 6:56 p.m., a caller reported some kind of debris was left in the roadway on Southeast Cabot Drive.
Tuesday, Feb. 18
At 10 a.m., a caller reported a man was yelling and throwing his arms around while at a Southeast Pioneer Way location.
At 11:37 a.m., a Southwest Aberdeen Court resident reported a cat was missing. It was 13 years old and weighed 25 pounds.
At 1:30 p.m., a caller reported a car accident at the intersection of East Whidbey Avenue and Southeast Ely Street.
At 2:47 p.m., a caller reported a three-vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 20 and Southwest Eighth Avenue.
At 4:56 p.m., a caller reported a customer didn’t pay their tab at a Highway 20 business.
At 6:16 p.m., a caller reported someone is “screaming bloody murder” at a Northwest Crosby Avenue location.
At 8:40 p.m., a caller reported a truck hit a pedestrian at a Highway 20 location.
Wednesday, Feb. 19
At 11:57 a.m., a Southeast Ninth Avenue resident reported there is a deer in the yard. The caller is concerned it’ll wander onto the road and get hit.
At 12:05 p.m., a caller reported an assault took place at a Southeast Midway Boulevard location.
At 12:23 p.m., a caller reported a boy was assaulted at a Southwest Sixth Avenue location.
At 2:44 p.m., a caller reported seeing a sea gull with a plastic cup holder around its head while at a South Beeksma Drive location.
At 4:35 p.m., a caller reported a drunk man passed out on a bus at a Southeast Bayshore Drive location.
Thursday, Feb. 20
At 6:36 a.m. a caller reported someone stole mail out of several mailboxes at a Southwest Thornberry Drive location.
At 8 a.m., a Southwest Union Street resident reported a raccoon or a skunk under her porch.
At 8:40 a.m., a caller reported someone busted out her car window and snatched the title while the vehicle was parked at a North Oak Harbor Street location.
At 1:27 p.m., a caller reported someone was inside a Dumpster at a Southeast Barrington Drive location.
At 4:54 p.m., a caller reported he found two bike frames at a Northwest Crosby Avenue location.
At 6:52 p.m., a caller reported two teenage boys stole beer and other items from a Highway 20 business.
Friday, Feb. 21
At 6:08 a.m., a caller reported that a man on a sidewalk on Highway 20 needed help, but the caller was too scared to get close.
10:21 a.m., a caller reported that a woman in her 40s was crawling on the ground near Highway 20.
At 11:08 a.m., a caller reported that three transient men lit a bonfire near Pioneer Way.
At 4:47 p.m., a caller reported that a transient was banging his bike against a store window on Pioneer Way.
At 9:10 p.m., a caller at a Midway Boulevard business reported that a woman dragged another woman into a bathroom. One of the women said it had “something to do with sushi,” but the caller was suspicious.
Saturday, Feb. 22
At 10:57 a.m., a caller reported that people at a Southeast Eighth Avenue home were using “vey foul language” toward a 3-year-old child.
At 12:32 p.m., a Northeast 16th Avenue resident reported that a woman followed her home and threatened to beat her up. The caller woke up and her car was scratched.
At 1:42 p.m., a Southwest Kimball Drive resident reported that someone picked the lock on his personal safe and stole his Playstation.
At 1:46 p.m., a caller on Southeast Eighth Avenue reported that a man was passed out on the loveseat.
At 8:08 a.m., a caller reported that a thin man in sunglasses was trying to open car doors on Northwest Illahee Drive.
At 8:37 a.m., a Northwest Columbia Drive resident reported that someone broke into his car overnight and bled on the inside.
At 4:12 p.m., a caller reported that a malnourished Great Dane was loose on Fairhaven Drive.
At 4:13 p.m., an employee at a Highway 20 store reported that a possibly drunk man was lying on the floor and wouldn’t answer questions.
At 7:52 p.m., an employee at a Highway 20 business reported being attacked after confronted a customer about walking out of a tab.
At 9:23 p.m., there was a report that a truck parked behind a Highway 20 business was spray-painted.