Man accused of writing letters in blood, torturing duck | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office:

Saturday, April 5

At 12:37 a.m., a resident reported that someone was going through a dumpster on Oak Street.

At 6:52 a.m., a Harold Street resident reported that there was a squirrel in his backyard walking in circles. The man said he was afraid to go and help the critter because someone might videotape him and post it on Youtube.

At 10:41 a.m., a Goldfinch Lane resident reported that someone stole firewood.

At 11:52 a.m., a Fish Road resident called 911 and said, “Isn’t your job to serve and protect?”

At 4:30 p.m., a caller reported that he was concerned about a resident who has been writing letters in “someone’s blood.” The caller said the man had a bunch of photos in which “he was torturing a duck.” A deputy checked on the man and determined that he was not an immediate danger to himself or others, including ducks, the sheriff’s office reported. He was arrested on outstanding warrants.

At 5:47 p.m., a Clark County dispatcher reported that a resident received a three-hour message from an elderly person on North Whidbey. The senior woman sounded like she needed help.

At 6:29 p.m., a man reported that an aggressive dog went after his kids on Candlefish Lane.

Sunday, April 6

At 2:17 p.m., an Airline Way resident reported that two sports cars crashed into the fence. One of the drivers got out, picked up his bumper and drove off.

At 7:22 p.m., a caller reported that a woman who looked high was dancing on the side of Highway 20 near Liberty Mart.

At 9:25 p.m., there was a report of four people breaking into a vacant trailer, possibly a meth lab, on Heller Road.

At 9:33 p.m., a Diane Avenue resident reported that her roommate was belligerent and was hitting her.

Monday, April 7

At 12:37 p.m., a caller reported that three people broke into a shed on Heller Road.

At 4:33 p.m., a Troxell Road resident reported that a woman, possibly under the influence of drugs, came to the front door and said she was unaware of where she was.

At 8:29 p.m., a camper at Fort Casey State Park said a suspicious woman with a scarf over her head was walking and rambling about how many days are in a year.

At 11:16 p.m., a Parkwood Drive resident reported hearing a woman moaning outside his house.

Tuesday, April 8

At 2:18 a.m., a Glacier Lane resident reported she knew a woman was trespassing because the dogs’ collars were jingling.

At 4:49 a.m., there was a report of two men and a woman fighting in the McDonalds parking lot.

At 10:46 p.m., a caller reported mini-horses were being neglected on Silver Lake Road.

At 10:34 a.m., a Twin Lagoon Lane resident reported that a neighbor threatened to dig up her plants because he doesn’t like what she is planting.


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