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

Monday, June 2

At 1:03 p.m., a Southeast Pasek Street resident reported that a man asked her to buy Ramen noodles and later stood in her driveway, smiling at her.

Thursday, June 5

At 6:22 a.m., a caller reported that a woman defecated in the bushes on Southwest Barlow Street.

At 4:57 p.m., a Southeast Barrington Drive resident reported finding a turtle in the back yard.

Friday, June 6

At 4:58 a.m., a caller reported that a person was sleeping under cardboard next to a church on Southwest Sixth Avenue.

Monday, June 9

At 9:58 a.m., a woman reported that a panhandler swung his sign at her after she confronted him about drinking alcohol out of a Gatorade bottle.

At 10:12 a.m., a Southwest Fourth Court resident reported that a raccoon was constantly in his yard.

At 11:24 a.m., a caller reported that animals were “screaming” in a car in the Walmart parking lot.

At 5:41 p.m., a caller reported that an otter was struck by a car in a parking lot on Southeast Bayshore Drive. The animal looked disoriented and kept running under different cars.

Tuesday, June 10

At 9:29 a.m., a caller reported that a man was threatening to beat children outside an apartment on Northeast Ernst Street.

At 12:02 p.m., a caller reported that someone was playing an electric guitar loudly by a bus with a “Jesus loves you” sign at the corner of State Highway 20 and Barrington drive.

At 3:27 p.m., a Southeast Avenue resident reported that neighbors were practicing archery and shot arrows over the fence. She’s concerned her kids will get hurt.

At 5:35 p.m., a Southeast Oleary Street resident reported that someone is pounding on the door, screaming and threatening to make the resident’s life miserable.

At 5:42 p.m., a woman reported that a man grabbed her dog and threatened her in an elevator on Bayshore Drive.

Wednesday, June 11

At 2:39 p.m., a caller reported that a large truck with a “Jesus loves you” sign is blocking a deliveries on City Beach Street.

At 3:51 p.m., there was a report that a man was walking into traffic on Barrington Drive and “flipping off” passing cars.

Thursday, June 12

At 5:11 p.m., a caller reported that a violent dog tried to bite a 9-year-old boy on Southwest Sixth Avenue.

At 6:32 p.m., a caller reported that a suspicious older man was hanging out with young children at a playground on Northeast Barron Drive and buying them items.

At 8:12 p.m., a caller reported that a dog jumped a baby gate and attacked a neighbor’s child on Southwest Sixth Avenue.

Friday, June 13

At 8:46 a.m., a caller reported that a man wearing an “Angry Bird” hat was standing outside of Oak Harbor Elementary School and talking to himself.

At 8:47 a.m., a caller reported that an elderly woman was trying to wave down cars in the middle of Pioneer Way.

At 11:28 a.m., a dead crow was reported next to the donut shop.

At 12 p.m., a Southwest Sixth Avenue resident reported removing kitchen flooring during a remodel and finding blood on the side of a stove and a large pool of blood on flooring underneath.


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