“Police blotter, Sept. 22”

"A view of Whidbey, through the records of 911 calls"

  • Wednesday, September 22, 1999 7:00am
  • News

“Oak Harbor PoliceThe following items were selected from reports made to the Oak Harbor Police Department:Thursday, Sept. 16At 9:15 a.m., a baby bat was reportedly found on Highway 20.Friday, Sept. 17At 9:24 a.m., a high school employee reported that a male caller said there was a bomb in the school. The building was evacuated and searched.At 2:14 p.m., there was a report of a man with an orange hat walking along Highway 20 and exposing himself to people.At 5:04 p.m., there was a report that skateboarders have been waxing steps at the rear of Pioneer Way businesses.Saturday, Sept. 18At 2:19 p.m., a N. Oak Harbor Street resident reported seeing a man crawl through the window of an apartment.At 4:24 p.m., a woman reported that her son was assaulted on a school bus.At 5:48 p.m., an employee at the marina reported that a man urinated in the parking lot.At 8:33 p.m., there was a report that a man followed a group of five kids at the City Beach Park and scared them.Sunday, Sept. 19At 9:06 a.m., a S.W. Judson Drive resident reported that her car was egged.At 6:39 p.m., a S.W. Dyer Street resident reported that her mailbox was stolen over the weekend.Monday, Sept. 20At 7:13 a.m., a resident reported that someone put sugar in the gas tank of a car on S.E. Ely Street.At 10:00 a.m., a S.W. Fairhaven Drive resident reported that someone egged her car.At 10:41 a.m., a car was reportedly egged on S.W. Fourth Avenue.At 12:10 p.m., an employee at a Highway 20 business reported finding a dead animal in a plastic bag behind the store.At 1:51 p.m., a Safeway employee reported that a barefoot man with a dog was standing in front of the store, yelling obscenities at passing women.At 4:19 p.m., a S.W. Tenth Avenue resident reported that $1,100 was stolen from her home.SHERIFFThe following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office:Friday, Sept. 17At 4:00 p.m., an E. Sleeper Road resident reported that a stray dog keeps bringing dead chickens into his yard.Saturday, Sept. 18At 12:03 a.m., a man reported that a woman assaulted him. She was arrested.At 3:37 a.m., a rural Oak Harbor man reported that a woman with a knife wouldn’t let him leave a residence. The incident was settled by an officer.At 4:33 p.m., there was a report that a brush fire near Pinecrest Avenue may have been set by two 8-year-old boys who were playing with matches.At 5:44 p.m., a Horseshoe Road resident reported that someone stole a purse from her home.At 5:44 p.m., a Highland Road resident reported that a man buying stuff at a garage sale pulled a handgun from his pocket while looking for money. At 8:56 p.m., a park ranger reported that Narcotics Anonymous will be having a party with a band at the Environmental Learning Center until midnight.Sunday, Sept. 19At 6:00 a.m., a driver reported that her car was egged by a passing motorist on Highway 20 at Waterloo Road.At 7:52 a.m., an East Frostad Road resident reported that her house was paintballed.At 6:38 p.m., a rural Oak Harbor boy reported that his father threw him on the couch and started shaking him.Monday, Sept. 20At 10:22 a.m., a woman reported that her 19-year-old son was missing after he went camping in the Coupeville area.At 1:22 p.m., a Hamilton Drive resident reported that her son was tearing up her home and refusing to leave.At 6:47 p.m., a woman reported seeing a heavy-set woman dragging a screaming boy across Hunt Road.At 7:34 p.m., a man reported finding a piece of a human bone on Lagoon Point Road.Monday, Sept. 20At 8:55 a.m., a shopkeeper reported that a man was in a phone booth on Ault Field Road for more than three hours.Coupeville MarshalThe following items were selected from reports made to the Coupeville Marshal’s Office:Tuesday, Sept. 14At 3:44 p.m., Whidbey General Hospital worker reported that a hostile man left the emergency room to camp at Rhododendron State Park. The worker was concerned about the welfare of other campers. Thursday, Sept. 16At 8:28 a.m., there was a report that a man was on the front porch of the Island County Historical Museum, mumbling to himself and pacing.Friday, Sept. 17At 5:18 p.m., a man reported that some kids are harassing him while he waited for the Island Transit bus on South Main Street.”

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