Men throwing fits, scabies and 'pyromaniac' | Island Scanner


The following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department:

Thursday, April 3

At 6:42 a.m., a Northwest Cathlamet Drive resident reported that a lawnmower was stolen out of the back yard overnight.

At 8:02 a.m., a caller at a State Highway 20 business reported that a tall homeless man was talking to himself.

At 8:35 a.m., a caller reported that a tall man was screaming at passersby as he was walking up Barrington Drive.

At 9:34 a.m., a caller on Southwest Kaleeton Loop reported that “a whore” on the island has been giving everyone scabies for the past two years.

At 12:40 p.m., a caller reported that a man with a backpack was “screaming his head off” at the bathrooms at Flintstone Park.

At 5:21 p.m., a Northeast Goldie Street resident reported that a man at the window was threatening to beat the door down if the resident didn’t open it.

At 5:28 p.m., a caller reported that a man was “screaming off his head” and threatened to kill the caller on Southeast Oleary Street.

Friday, April 4

At 11:29 a.m., an employee at a Southwest Erie Street business reported that two men were at the store five days prior with a 4-year-old girl who said she didn’t know who the men were.

At 3:09 p.m., a Northwest Lofton Loop resident reported that his Rottweiler “didn’t take kindly” to a Chihuahua that sneaks into his backyard every couple of days.

At 4:54 p.m., a delivery driver reported that Navy personnel held him against his will at the Torpedo Gate for an hour and a half.

At 5:30 p.m., a caller reported that someone was riding a gas-powered skateboard on City Beach Street.

Saturday, April 5

At 1:18 a.m., a Southwest Tenth Avenue resident reported that his English mastiff was missing. He said the dog was very friendly, but “mentally slow.”

At 5:04 a.m., a caller reported that a man in a hoodie was walking and talking to himself on Northwest Firth Avenue.

At 11:31 a.m., a caller reported that an 11-year-old girl was sending and receiving “illicit photos” with a 21-year-old man.

At 1:17 p.m., there was a report that a man was “acting like a lunatic” on Beeksma Drive. The man went into the bathroom near the RV park, stretched out his arms and yelled, “I am calming down.”

At 2:50 p.m., a caller reported that a man at the “Welcome to Oak Harbor” sign was screaming and “throwing a big fit.”

At 7:54 p.m., a man reported that stray cats were “running around and procreating” in the Oak Harbor Street area.

At 8:34 p.m., a caller reported that a man was pushing a cart and screaming in the middle of Highway 20.

Sunday, April 6

At 12:10 a.m., a woman reported that her friend received text messages from someone who wants “a booty call.”

At 4:09 a.m., a caller reported that a person was lying on the sidewalk on Beeksma Drive.

At 4:38 a.m., a repo man reported he was repossessing a 1996 Ford Taurus on North Oak Harbor Street.

At 6:32 a.m., a caller reported that a person was sleeping on the sidewalk on Highway 20.

At 10:19 a.m., a caller reported that there was vomit on the ground and on the trunk of a silver Honda pickup parked on Northwest Longview Drive. A dog was in the pickup, but no people.

At 12:51 p.m., a woman reported that a homeless man pointed either a knife or gun at her on Beeksma Drive.

At 1:47 p.m., a caller reported that a middle-aged woman with bright red hair was yelling, cussing and throwing herself on the ground at Windjammer Park.

At 5:03 p.m., a woman reported that a man tried to rape her best friend at a Southwest 24th Avenue location.

At 5:08 p.m., there were numerous reports that mailboxes were pried open on Northeast Nunan Loop.

Monday, April 7

At 9:03 a.m., a woman reported finding a rusty grenade without a pin on a trailhead off Southwest Fairhaven Drive.

At 12:06 p.m., a hit-and-run accident was reported at the drive-through at McDonalds.

At 4:22 p.m., a North Oak Harbor Street resident reported that a “pyromaniac” neighbor intentionally leaves lit cigarettes on window sills and in the beauty bark.

At 4:33 p.m., a man reported that he picked up a dead German Shepherd in the Northwest Falls Creek Loop area.

At 5:47 p.m., a dead man was reported inside a trailer on Northeast Ernst Street.

At 10:11 p.m., a woman reported that the driver of another car followed her and pointed a gun at her car.

At 11:27 p.m., an employee at a Highway 20 business reported that a woman who drove to the store appeared stoned and could hardly stand up.

Tuesday, April 8

At 4:49 a.m., a caller reported that two men and a woman were fighting in a Midway Boulevard parking lot.

At 11:38 a.m., a resident on Crosby Avenue reported catching a “very, very pregnant cat.”


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