Hitchhiker in red spotted | Island Scanner

The following were calls made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office:

Thursday, Oct. 24

At 5:10 a.m., a resident reported cows were running in the middle of Monroe Landing Road and into people’s yards.

At 10:27 a.m., a caller reported that a female threw a rock through a front yard on Hersig Road.

At 1:34 p.m., a caller reported that a tent was blocking a mower at a park on Deer Lake Road.

Friday, Oct. 25

At 8:53 a.m., there was a report of a man peeping into a neighbor’s windows on Leitch Place.

At 9:53 a.m., an El Mirador Street resident reported that a buck was entangled in a hammock in the backyard.

At 3:31 p.m., a Wilson Road resident reported that his girlfriend put glass in his coffee.

Saturday, Oct. 26

At 2:19 a.m., a Diane Avenue resident reported tapping noise outside the bedroom window.

At 1:21 p.m., a caller reported that a man was lying on the ground near a bus stop on Highway 525.

At 9:58 p.m., a caller reported that a group of about 20 teenagers had a fire going on the Coupeville Wharf and were trying to perform some sort of ritual.

Sunday, Oct. 27

At 2:12 p.m., a caller reported that a woman in a dark trench coat carrying spiral notebooks was walking around on Virginia Avenue.

At 6:19 p.m., a Classic Road resident reported that cable internet access people were bothering him and the internet follows him wherever his feet are.

Monday, Oct. 28

At 1:13 p.m., a Northeast Fourth Street resident reported that a raccoon keeps going on the roof at night.

At 3:48 p.m., a Peaceful Place resident reported finding body parts of an animal while feeding chickens.

At 4:17 p.m., a Classic Road resident complained about being followed by visual computer users.

At 7:06 p.m., a caller reported that a male tried to lure the caller’s son and a girl off an Island Transit bus. The man was kicked off the bus on Highway 20 at Race Road.

At 7:24 p.m., there was a report of a man on crutches and wearing a red shirt hitchhiking at Highway 20 and Main Street.

At 9:34 p.m., a caller reported that a man on Goldie Street punched him in the face and yelled racial slurs.

Tuesday, Oct. 29

At 7:29 a.m., a Bradshaw Road resident reported that her husband was chasing their dog around the golf course.

At 8:28 a.m., a caller on Goldie Road reported that someone drilled into a gas tank.

At 11:51 a.m., a caller at the hospital reported that a patient assailed staff and left the ER.

At 12:06 p.m., two horses were reported trotting down Holst Road.

At 12:10 p.m., a driver reported that a school bus ran a stop sign on Oak Harbor Road and caused the driver to swerve into the ditch.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

At 2:13 p.m., a Bonnie View Acres Road resident reported finding a fingerprint on a TV.

More in News

Ex-county inmate sues over jail fall

An inmate at Clallam Bay Corrections Center is suing Island County over… Continue reading

Nurse to challenge Smith for seat in House

A longtime nurse and Whidbey resident is challenging incumbent Rep. Norma Smith,… Continue reading

Photo provided
                                The Haller House is one of the historic properties that received a portion of the $1 million Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve preservation grant.
$1 million in state historic preservation grants awarded in Ebey’s Reserve

A $1-million grant from the state will go a long ways toward… Continue reading

Hospital searched for bombs after threat

The Washington State Patrol Bomb Squad searched WhidbeyHealth Medical Center in Coupeville… Continue reading

Wanted man sentenced for assault, resisting arrest

A Clinton man who assaulted a woman and teenage girl and wrestled… Continue reading

MLK event emphasizes dreams, unity

While Pastor Fannie Dean thinks it’s important to remember and acknowledge the… Continue reading

Uber returns to the road in Oak Harbor

After an absence of more than three months, Uber is back in… Continue reading

Man repeatedly violated court order, police say

A 37-year-old Clinton man is being held in jail on $35,000 bail… Continue reading

Driver who allegedly knocked out power, cell service charged

An Anacortes man is accused of fleeing from the scene of a… Continue reading

Most Read