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

Saturday, Sept. 9

At 4:13 p.m., a Northwest Crosby Avenue resident reported that a neighbor is an animal hoarder and has 10 ferrets in cages outside.

Monday, Sept. 11

At 12:18 a.m., there was a report of a man looking in windows on Midway Boulevard.

At 9:14 a.m., a caller reported that a man was pulling flags out of the ground and throwing them in the street.

At 1 p.m., a Mulberry Place resident reported seeing someone in the bushes outside the house.

At 6:15 p.m., a man was reported lying on the ground on Bayshore Drive.

Tuesday, Sept. 12

At 2:09 p.m., a caller reported that a flute and other items were stolen on Bayshore Drive.

At 2:58 p.m., there was a report of two males fighting at the bus station on Bayshore Drive.

At 3:22 p.m., a Northwest Second Avenue caller reported that kids were hiding behind bushes.

At 3:51 p.m., a woman on Barron Drive reported that a bus driver yelled at her and followed her home.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

At 2:19 a.m., a Dyer Street resident reported that someone tried to break into her house.

At 4:37 p.m., a caller at a location on the highway reported receiving a fake $100 bill.

Thursday, Sept. 14

At 12:48 p.m., a caller reported that a homeless man was hanging around a Pioneer Way location and sleeping in other people’s cars.

At 6:42 p.m., a Sixth Avenue resident reported being threatened by a neighbor.

At 7:39 p.m., there was a reported of mailboxes being knocked over in the Southwest Regency Drive neighborhood.

Friday, Sept. 15

At 7:22 a.m., a Southwest Sixth Avenue resident reported that an iguana was missing.

At 9:16 a.m., a caller reported that a woman was walking along Heller Street, yelling that someone killed her family.

At 11 a.m., a caller reported that a man was throwing a park bench and trash can on to Bayshore Drive.

At 12:08 p.m., a caller at a Midway Boulevard business reported that a woman tried to buy items with a counterfeit $100 bill.

At 1:19 p.m., a caller reported that an elderly man without a shirt was walking on Oak Harbor Street.

At 9:29 p.m., a burglary was reported at a location on the highway.

Saturday, Sept. 16

At 2:51 a.m., an employee at a Midway Boulevard business reported that a driver was passed out in the drive-through.

At 2:16 p.m., a caller reported that a person with a bloody face was walking on City Beach Street.

At 8:29 p.m., a caller on Oriole Street reported that an intoxicated individual was punching the walls.

At 11:23 p.m., a caller on Pioneer Way reported that a drunk person won’t leave the party.

Sunday, Sept. 17

At 10:24 p.m., a caller reported that a woman was lying in the middle of East Whidbey Avenue.

Monday, Sept. 18

At 8:06 a.m., a caller reported that fish were stolen from a Cherry Hill Loop location.

At 1:04 p.m., a resident reported finding a baby raccoon on Northwest Seventh Court.

At 4:30 p.m., a Northwest Seventh Avenue resident reported that a three-legged cat was at her home.

At 6:05 p.m., there was a report of a man jumping in front of cars on Goldie Street.

Tuesday, Sept. 19

At 8:17 a.m., a caller reported that a subject was throwing garbage into a laundry room on North Oak Harbor Street.

At 11:40 a.m., a woman on Southwest Barrington Drive reported that a man struck her with a cart and called her names.

Wednesday, Sept. 20

At 12:03 a.m., a caller reported that people were fighting on the highway.

At 8:16 a.m., a dead raccoon was reported in the front yard of a Scenic Heights Street home.

At 9:34 a.m., a driver reported being followed by another car in the Goldie Street area.

At 10:17 p.m., a fight was reported on Eagle Vista Avenue.

Thursday, Sept. 21

At 8:14 a.m., a Northwest Ensign Drive resident reported that a kid left a bike in the caller’s yard and took off running.

At 10:35 a.m., a Northeast Ernst Street resident reported that a car struck a fence and then fled the scene.

At 11:51 a.m., there was a report of a man lying in the grass on Erie Street.

At 1:29 p.m., a Midway Boulevard resident reported that a raccoon was possibly in the rafters of the apartment.

At 4:04 p.m., a caller reported that a man was walking on the highway and doing “spastic moves.”

Friday, Sept. 22

At 12:10 p.m., Big Berry Loop resident reported problems with a feral cat in the back yard.

At 3:54 p.m., a caller reported that dogs were biting people on Alder Lane.

At 5:13 p.m., a caller at a business on the highway reported that a woman was refusing to leave and demanding to use the phone.

At 5:47 p.m., a fight was reported on Southwest Sixth Avenue.

At 8:37 p.m., a Glencoe Street resident asked for help getting the TV to work.

Saturday, Sept. 23

At 1:19 a.m., there was a report of belligerent men at a Pioneer Way location.

At 12:40 p.m., a caller reported that a man was walking along the highway with a shopping cart, throwing items and yelling at cars.

At 6:42 p.m., a driver reported that a vehicle with a mattress on top was traveling erratically on the highway.

At 6:52 p.m., a caller reported that a man got out of his car and urinated in a parking lot on the highway.

Sunday, Sept. 24

At 1:27 a.m., there was a report of people sleeping inside a vehicle on Bayshore Drive.

Monday, Sept. 25

At 5:21 a.m., a caller at a Erie Street business reported that a man was intoxicated and refused to leave.

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