Flying Port-a-Potty in the road | Island Scanner

Island Scanner Feb. 25 - March 9.

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

Thursday, Feb. 25

At 3:03 a.m., a Boon Road resident reported that people are crawling on the roof and trying to get into the garage.

At 2:18 p.m., a driver on Highway 20 reported that a Port-a-Potty flew out of the back of a truck and had blocked the road.

Friday, Feb. 26

At 8:45 a.m., a caller said that a woman was having a “manic attack” at a bus stop on North Main Street.

At 10 a.m., a caller reported that gas was stolen from an Island Transit van.

At 2:03 p.m., a Diane Avenue resident reported that a neighbor’s dog keeps defecating on his lawn.

Saturday, Feb. 27

At 11:22 a.m., a Northgate Drive resident reported that a woman with a shaved head and a man with multiple personalities were trespassing on her property.

At 2:08 p.m., a caller reported that a man in a black peacoat was playing with tree limbs, doing yoga and “humping the ground” near a bus stop on Banta Road.

At 8:11 p.m., a caller reported being assaulted at the Coupeville Ferry Terminal. The caller said security at the ferry dock saw the assault but did nothing.

At 9:33 p.m., a caller reported that she got mad an her boyfriend for sexual problems.

Monday, March 1

At 10:51 a.m., there was a report of “someone with a beard, a husky and a motorcycle” walking around Fallview Lane.

At 10:21 p.m., the ER reported that a patient was bitten by a dog on Briarwood Drive.

Tuesday, March 2

At 10:35 a.m., a resident reported that someone cut the locks on a trailer parked on Oakes Road and stole tools.

At 10:57 a.m., a driver reported that a mattress flew out of the back of a truck on Highway 20.

At 2:35 p.m., a resident reported that a lock was broken and tools were stolen from a Maxwelton Road location.

At 9:46 p.m., a driver reported that something wrapped in a sheet was in the middle of Highway 525.

Wednesday, March 3

At 3:22 p.m., there was a report that a man was drinking inside a bus shelter on Highway 525.

At 4:56 p.m., a driver reported there was drywall in the middle of Highway 20.

Thursday, March 4

At 7:14 a.m., a Cedar View Drive resident reported that he boarded up all his windows because people had been on his roof all night.

At 3:54 p.m., a bus driver reported that a suitcase was chained to a speed limit sign on Highway 20 near Fakkema Road.

At 4:51 p.m., a woman reported that a pack of loose dogs attacked her and her pooch on Cornet Bay Road.

At 5:12 p.m., a South Main Street resident reported that someone got into her home through an open window and stole a gold watch.

Friday, March 5

At 1:10 p.m., a West Welcher Road resident reported that a tree fell on her vehicle and the vehicle won’t shut off.

At 2:04 p.m., a caller at a Main Street business reported that a man who refused to wear a mask had “trespassed” but returned again.

At 2:31 p.m., a Sea Shell Court resident reported seeing a capsized sailboat about three miles off the beach.

At 6:23 p.m., a caller reported that a man with “windows bashed out of his car” was acting erratic and screaming on Highway 525. The caller reported that the man was wearing cargo pants.

Saturday, March 6

At 9:59 a.m., a caller reported that two “scroungers” on Degraff Road were walking around with scrap metal.

At 2:30 p.m., a pregnant woman on Ebey’s Trail reported that a man who was not wearing a mask walked up and started coughing on her face.

At 10:18 p.m., a woman on Burma Road reported that she was kidnapped “in someone’s backpack.” A man in the background could be heard telling her to leave.

Sunday, March 7

At 1:47 a.m., an Oak Harbor Road resident reported that a neighbor who broke a fence started throwing rocks after deputies left.

At 10:58 a.m., a woman reported dropping her keys into a sewer drain by accident on Front Street.

Monday, March 8

At 6:14 a.m., a caller reported that a 50-foot sailboat was taking on water off of Goat Island.

At 6:08 p.m., a caller reported pepper-spraying a dog on French Road and the dog’s owner was furious and threatened her.

Tuesday, March 9

At 11:47 a.m., there was a report that a vehicle struck a school bus on Sala Street and then took off. Another bus was called to take the children.

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