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South Whidbey blotter | Unwanted raccoons

January 16th, 2012 at 8:05 am by Brian Kelly
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Saturday, Dec. 24
9:30 a.m. — The man who had been causing problems in the early morning hours on Myra Place was back and making more trouble.
9:37 a.m. — A vehicle was off the road on Saratoga Road near Fox Spit Road. The caller said the driver’s door was caved in and the airbag was deployed. No one was around, however.
11:09 a.m. — A large truck transporting a modular home was leaving a trail of pink insulation on Highway 525 near Houston Road.
12:37 p.m. — A man was taking pictures of homes near Upper Harbor Drive.
12:52 p.m. — Signs were stolen from a property on Crawford Road.
9:15 p.m. — A man on Alderwood Street said his home was burglarized; jewelry and other items were taken.

Sunday, Dec. 25
10:06 a.m. — A tree branch fell into the power lines on Sanna Wind Way and was on fire.
10:50 a.m. — A tree hit the power lines and was on fire on Classic Road.
11:37 a.m. — A tree branch hit power lines and was burning on Langley Road.

Monday, Dec. 26
1:53 p.m. — A man said three or four kids on dirt bikes were being noisy on Wildes Road. The man said he can’t hear others in his house because of the noise.
4:55 p.m. — A caller complained about a driver in a gold or silver Honda Oydssey minivan who was braking erratically and driving very slow on Highway 525 near Donahey Road.
6:37 p.m. — A driver reported another driver who almost caused an accident on Highway 525 near Scott Road.
6:51 p.m. — A tree was blocking the roadway on East Harbor Road.
9:11 p.m. — A suspected shoplifter who was kicked out of the Goose grocery has been hanging around the parking lot for almost an hour.
9:21 p.m. — A possible DUI driver was reported at the Goose. The man smelled of intoxicants, was very loud and had slurred speech. He was advised not to drive.
11:42 p.m. — A man said someone got inside his house on Harbor Avenue and stole multiple items. A window was ajar, and there was no sign of forced entry.
11:48 p.m. — A woman said she got a text message from her sister that said “that she is really sad and that her kids get taken care of well.”

Tuesday, Dec. 27
5:20 a.m. — A man on Zig Zag Lane said his alarm just went off and somebody was probably trying to get into the garage. He said he armed himself with a night stick.
11:20 a.m. — A caller said people were removing planks in a fence and could be seen on a property on Wilkinson Road.
4:23 p.m. — A woman on Wilson Place saw a family of three raccoons in her backyard, and wanted to know if it was legal to kill or poison them.
4:48 p.m. — A man was heard screaming and yelling on Fish Road.
5:09 p.m. — A pickup truck went into the ditch at Smugglers Cove Road and Cardinal Way.
5:39 p.m. — A deer was in the ditch at East Harbor Road and Asher Lane.
5:42 p.m. — Cash was reported missing from a register at the Freeland Library.
6:29 p.m. — A driver hit another vehicle in the parking lot at Payless Foods.
6:46 p.m. — A caller said a possible DUI driver in a green Jeep Cherokee was all over the road, almost took out a guard rail, and nearly hit a car head-on, on Highway 525 near Bayview Road.
6:57 p.m. — A caller arrived at an aunt’s cabin on Cedar Cove Lane and found the door kicked in.

South Whidbey blotter | Foggy windows at the high school

January 13th, 2012 at 7:48 am by Brian Kelly
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Tuesday, Dec. 20
8:26 p.m. — A possible DUI driver in a white Ford pickup was reported on Highway 525 near Wonn Road.

Wednesday, Dec. 21
7:42 a.m. — A chain was cut at the timber farm on Surface Road.
9:24 a.m. — A dead coyote was in front of a resident’s driveway on Old Henry Lane.
9:49 a.m. — Garbage was littered on the beach at the scene of a possible party on Evening Glory Court.
10:49 a.m. — A strong-arm robbery was reported on Kolia Place. The caller said the man was still inside her house.
12:01 p.m. — A woman said her landlord on Holst Road made her electrical box catch on fire. The fire was out, but the caller wanted to make a report of the damages.
1:48 p.m. — A woman said someone keeps calling her house and hanging up.
1:57 p.m. — A customer tried to pay with a counterfeit $20 bill at the Puget Sound Energy office in Freeland.
1:59 p.m. — A caller reported finding an envelope with $100 in it near Ace Hardware in Freeland.
3 p.m. — A home was burglarized on Campbell Road sometime after 9 a.m. and a computer and other items were missing.
3:08 p.m. — A caller on Goodell Road said an older yellow truck, possibly a Datsun, had pulled into the man’s driveway near an open garage door. The driver quickly left when the resident approached.
4:15 p.m. — A woman said a man was trespassing on her property on Sills Road.
7:51 p.m. — A car prowl was reported in the 11000 block of Highway 525.

Thursday, Dec. 22
3:35 a.m. — Stop signs were knocked down near Humphrey and Berg roads.
8:07 a.m. — A man said he hit a mailbox but wasn’t certain where. He reported he was waiting in his Jaguar in the parking lot at Gay 90s.

Saturday, Dec. 24
12:25 a.m. — A woman said she got a frantic phone call from a friend, who asked her to call 911 because her boyfriend was throwing her around the house.
1:26 a.m. — A man on Myra Place said a man barged into his house and was trying to pick a fight.
1:40 a.m. — A caller reported a suspicious vehicle that was parked near the high school and said the windows were all fogged up.
9:20 a.m. — A resident found mail that appeared to be stolen on Mapleglen Road.

South Whidbey blotter | Pot farm in the basement

January 9th, 2012 at 9:34 am by Brian Kelly
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Saturday, Dec. 17
12:03 p.m. — A woman said two men were trespassing on her property on Handy Road. She thought they were associated with her neighbors, who she has a restraining order against.
1:06 p.m. — A woman found a small Pomeranian dog running loose in her neighborhood on Evening Glory Court. The caller said she was a cat person and didn’t know what to do with the dog.
3:04 p.m. — A man was laying on the edge of the roadway on Christenson Road and was rolling around. The caller said the man was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and had shopping bags around him.
6:05 p.m. — A mattress was in the middle of Langley Road near Velveteen Drive.
8:26 p.m. — A caller reported a daughter as a runaway.
11:34 p.m. — A caller on Sealawn Boulevard heard an explosion and saw a flash of light. The caller said it sounded like a bomb or someone setting off an M-80.

Sunday, Dec. 18
7:38 a.m. — A driver in an Isuzu pickup hit a deer in the 21900 block of Highway 525.
9:59 a.m. — A man said his wife just called him and said she heard a shot fired on Heggenes Road and it nearly hit her.
10:01 a.m. — A caller on Hidden Beach Drive said people were shooting at birds from a boat near Hidden Beach Drive. The caller wanted to know if it was legal.
11:52 a.m. — A man on Lagoon Point Road reported a deceased deer that had been shot in his front yard.
3:53 p.m. — Hay bales were in the northbound lane of Highway 525 near Freeland.
6:28 p.m. — A two-car, non-injury accident was reported on Highway 525 in Clinton.
7:01 p.m. — A man on Bailey Road said a neighbor’s dog killed his chickens. The owner said she would turn the dog into WAIF, but didn’t. The man was worried about his other animals.
7:35 p.m. — A driver in a red Ford Explorer was driving erratically on Highway 525 near Twisted Tree Lane.
8:18 p.m. — A woman said her mother’s cabin on Maxwelton Road had been burglarized and items were missing.

Monday, Dec. 19
1:08 a.m. — A caller on Wintergreen Drive said someone tried to break into a rental unit at the location. The caller heard noises and went over and found a knife laying outside the rental place, and also heard what sounded like someone jumping the fence and heading toward Cultus Bay Road.
9:41 a.m. — A man said he lost his iPhone sometime Saturday night, but he wasn’t sure where.
9:50 a.m. — The traffic light was out at Highway 525 and Bayview Road.
2:12 p.m. — Someone found a wallet on Nautilus Road.
4:31 p.m. — A resident on Heggenes Road said dogs were getting under a fence and chasing the caller’s goats.
4:31 p.m. — A woman said someone was posting things about her on Facebook and it might violate a court order.
8:26 p.m. — A caller reported seeing a flickering light, smoke and tree branches on fire on Mercer Drive.
9:59 p.m. — A caller reported a brother who was growing marijuana plants in the basement at their mother’s house. The caller said the man had done it before, and that the house smells like pot when you walk in.

Tuesday, Dec. 20
9:05 a.m. — A woman on Cultus Bay Road said two horses from her neighbor’s place were in her yard.
9:40 a.m. — A tie-down device and rope was stolen from a yard on Boyer Lane.
9:41 a.m. — A mailbox was knocked over on Boyer Lane.
10:44 a.m. — A mattress and a stack of mail was dumped on Glendale Road.
12:20 p.m. — Someone set off the alarm to the outdoor restroom at the Maxwelton nature preserve.
1:59 p.m. — A man vacationing at his father’s cabin on Oceanside Drive reported seeing a buoy with a rope floating in Puget Sound.
5:27 p.m. — An old man was standing outside a gas station on Fish Road and was staring at young girls inside.

South Whidbey blotter | Pot-bellied pig goes crazy

January 5th, 2012 at 8:16 am by Brian Kelly
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Thursday, Dec. 15
7:53 a.m. — A driver in a red Cadillac was going extremely slow on Highway 525 and a long line of cars was backed up behind the vehicle.
9:52 a.m. — A woman said her husband took her car keys and she wanted to know about her rights.
12:23 a.m. — A woman found two big piles of items on her property on Old County Road.
1:37 p.m. — A caller said people were hanging out at a place on San Juan Avenue and no one was supposed to be there. The power had been turned off for several weeks.
1:53 p.m. — A man wanted to share information on a roommate who was being stalked.
2:52 p.m. — Firewood was stolen on Bayview Road.
3:25 p.m. — A man said a GMC Safari van pulled in front of him on Highway 525 near Bayview Road and almost caused an accident. The other driver then wouldn’t go faster than 35 mph.

Friday, Dec. 16
8:20 a.m. — A lockbox was stolen from a trunk on Campbell Road.
3:14 p.m. — A caller said an infant was left unattended in a Honda Civic parked in the primary school parking lot.
4:38 p.m. — Someone heard a high-powered rifle in the woods on Midvale Road.
5:19 p.m. — A man said his family was threatened by the father of his daughter’s friend, and said that if anything happened to his daughter while she was with the caller’s daughter that he would kill her family.
8:19 p.m. — A caller said a driver in a blue Ford Escort was not staying in one lane on Highway 525 near Kramer Road.
8:23 p.m. — A woman in a Mercedes ran out of gas near Wild Coyote Run and Highway 525 and said her flashers were starting to wear down. She also said her mom was on the way.
9:34 p.m. — A vehicle was in the ditch at Maxwelton and Rivendell roads. The driver did not need medical assistance.
10:36 p.m. — A Bronco-type truck was flipped over on its roof at Hong Kong Gardens.

Saturday, Dec. 17
7:31 a.m. — A woman said she was getting harassing phone calls from someone allegedly selling magazines. She said she gets them several times a day, starting before 7 a.m.
10:06 a.m. — A mailbox was stolen on Smugglers Cove Road.
10:53 a.m. — A man on Classic Road said a pot-bellied pig was running crazy on his property and had run through his camp.

South Whidbey blotter | Emails from the ex

January 2nd, 2012 at 7:36 am by Brian Kelly
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Monday, Dec. 12
8:34 a.m. — Five mailboxes were knocked to the ground on Bald Eagle Way.
10:27 a.m. — A man said someone cut a tree on his vacant property at the end of Shore Meadow Road.
10:29 a.m. — Vandalism was reported to the portable toilets at Freeland Park.
11:14 a.m. — Two large dogs were loose on Mutiny Bay Road.
11:25 a.m. — A two-car accident involving a van and an SUV was reported on Highway 525 near Donahey Road.
11:58 a.m. — A burglary was reported on Deer Lake Road. A propane heater, tank, hose and drill motor were taken from a guest house during the night.

Tuesday, Dec. 13
9:24 a.m. — A man said items were taken from his vehicle that was parked at the Clinton Park-and-Ride, and he also had a flat tire.
11:16 a.m. — A caller reported fraudulent charges on a credit card.
3:34 p.m. — A caller said someone was harassing and making threats on Bayview Road.
5:19 p.m. — Mail from several homes was found on the side of the roadway on Saratoga Road.
6:13 p.m. — A resident on Bush Point Road complained of a smelly burn and said it might be garbage.
6:26 p.m. — Mail was reported stolen on Pioneer Park Place.
7:08 p.m. — A woman said her nephew was beating up her son with a two-by-four on Cultus Bay Road. Both men were in their 30s.
7:24 p.m. — A man said his daughter was being verbally abusive. It’s an ongoing problem.
7:35 p.m. — A woman was getting upsetting emails from her grown son’s ex-girlfriend.
9:01 p.m. — An injured deer was seen near Sills Road.

Wednesday, Dec. 14
12:40 a.m. — A dog was barking and howling on Wilson Place.
5:47 a.m. — A driver in a dark colored sports car was passing people recklessly on Highway 525 near Bayview Road.
7:59 a.m. — A resident on Bush Point Road reported ongoing problems with a neighbor who was burning garbage.
8:31 a.m. — A caller found a pit bull at Freeland Park and called the owner on the dog’s tags. The caller said the man sounded very intoxicated and wasn’t making any sense.
9:44 a.m. — A possible illegal burn was reported on Coles Road.
10:38 a.m. — A car was prowled while it was parked on Main Street.
11:02 a.m. — A woman was at a store on Main Street and said her husband had dementia and she couldn’t find him.
1:36 p.m. — A caller reported a handgun that was either lost or stolen somewhere between Freeland and Texas.
5:32 p.m. — A driver in a Chevrolet Astro van was tailgating an aid unit on Highway 525 near Bayview Road.
7:45 p.m. — A caller said a man in an older model, beat-up Mazda was casing houses on Blakely Avenue. The driver was seen headed toward Swede Hill Road.
7:52 p.m. — A driver hit a deer on Bayview Road.

South Whidbey blotter | Screaming bald man

December 29th, 2011 at 10:00 am by Brian Kelly
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Sunday, Dec. 4
10:21 a.m. — A two-car accident was reported at Bob Galbreath Road and Gravel Way.
3:18 p.m. — A caller said there was a dispute at the Clinton ferry. A woman was sitting in the road and a man drove off and left her. She was reported later standing in front of the “Welcome to Whidbey” sign.
4:13 p.m. — A home was burglarized on Beachwood Drive. A jewelry box was discovered left open, and so was the back door. A computer was also missing.
7:22 p.m. — A caller said a man was working on a truck by the side of the road at Highway 525 and Useless Bay Avenue. The caller said the man had a tool with a flame on it, and was worried he would start a fire.
8:05 p.m. — A pickup truck was in the ditch at Highway 525 and Midvale Road.
9:51 p.m. — A possible DUI driver in an older silver Mercedes was driving poorly and crossing the yellow line on Highway 525 near Bayview Road.

Monday, Dec. 5
7:55 a.m. — A vehicle was prowled overnight on Soundview Drive. A ferry pass was missing.
10:28 a.m. — A caller bought a dog from a man who was threatening to take the animal back.
11:26 a.m. — A neighbor was burning garbage on Bush Point Road.
12:09 p.m. — A vehicle was broken into near Lone Lake and Keller roads. A window was broken and a purse stolen.
12:44 p.m. — Two aggressive, large white poodles were wandering on Roxlin Drive and were approaching people.
3:07 p.m. — A construction company hit a vehicle with a backhoe near Newman Road and Double Bluff Road. No one was injured.
5:29 p.m. — A woman said a man threatened her and she wanted him arrested.
6:27 p.m. — A landlord said she had asked tenants to leave a residence on Avonlee Lane, but they refused.
8:17 p.m. — A man said his daughter’s landlord is doing drugs and wants to shut the power off.
8:20 p.m. — A woman on Soundview Drive said her vehicle was prowled overnight.
10:49 p.m. — A woman on Avonlee Lane said someone was trying to break into her house.

Tuesday, Dec. 6
9:37 a.m. — A woman was living in the woods near Glendale Road. A caller wanted to know what kind of resources were available to assist the woman.
10:10 a.m. — A woman on Pirate Lane said a man told her he was coming to her house to give her a check for $2.1 million.

Wednesday, Dec. 7
2:24 a.m. — A man said someone from Seattle called and threatened to kill him.
6:52 a.m. — A car hit a pedestrian on Highway 525 near Humphrey Road.
11:56 a.m. — Two Boston terriers were attacked by other dogs on Wells Road.
2:42 p.m. — Someone was commercially crabbing from the dock at Freeland Park.
5:41 p.m. — An injured deer was reported in the center of Highway 525 near Ledgewood Beach Road.
6:03 p.m. — A possible DUI driver in a blue Chevrolet was going over the center line on Highway 525 near Resort Road.

Thursday, Dec. 8
9:56 a.m. — A woman said she was trying to find her alcoholic brother’s vehicle. He went out the night before, but showed up this morning without it. The vehicle is a 1990s Ford Focus with New Mexico plates.
1:17 p.m. — A driver in a white Kia minivan was tailgating people on Highway 525 near Fish Road.
1:57 p.m. — A woman on Eagle View Lane said her dog chased a deer into the lagoon and she was concerned for the animal’s safety.
2:59 p.m. — A woman wanted to know when police would remove a squatter from her property on Shore Meadow Road.
3:23 p.m. — A caller said it looked like people in a pinkish-colored Grand Marquis were slapping each other as the vehicle was speeding on Highway 525 near Bakken Road.
6:53 p.m. — A caller said her mother was trying to slam her into the door.
7:59 p.m. — A man was walking on Highway 525 and a caller said the pedestrian was almost hit by a vehicle.

Friday, Dec. 9
6:03 a.m. — A caller on Mountain View Lane said a light sensor on the side of the home just went on.
1:26 p.m. — A driver was passing in no-passing zones and speeding on Highway 525 near Coles Road.
2:16 p.m. — A caller complained about speeding vehicles at Shoreview Drive and Freeland Avenue.
2:28 p.m. — A caller reported ongoing harassment about the sale of a dog.
2:32 p.m. — A caller said people in a PT Cruiser might be doing drugs at Freeland Park.
6:26 p.m. — A large trash can was in the middle of Lone Lake Road.

Saturday, Dec. 10
2:31 a.m. — Smoke and flames were seen coming from the restroom at Freeland Park.
3:06 a.m. — Stop signs had been pulled up and thrown around near Shoreview Drive and Freeland Avenue.
8:52 a.m. — A delivery box was destroyed on Smugglers Cove Road near Kolia Place.
10:49 a.m. — A stop sign was found in a yard on Freeland Avenue.
1:38 p.m. — A man on Heggenes Road said someone drove into his garbage cans.
1:41 p.m. — A large bald man was screaming at a woman on Fish Road.
2:32 p.m. — A caller said they found two bunnies on Bayview Road.
2:45 p.m. — A woman on Handy Road said a neighbor was blocking her driveway with logs and was trespassing.
3:21 p.m. — Someone found credit cards and gift cards in a pile at the Freeland boat launch.
4:21 p.m. — A caller reported a pickup truck full of drugs on Ledgewood Beach Road.
5:11 p.m. — An attempted vehicle prowl was reported on Mortland Drive.
5:29 p.m. — A driver in a silver Mustang was passing in an unsafe manner on Highway 525 near Fish Road.
7:14 p.m. — A caller complained about a dog that had been left out in the cold on Nighthawk Road. The caller said the animal was barking for hours.
8 p.m. — A possible DUI driver in an SUV was all over the roadway on Highway 525 near Coles Road.
8:52 p.m. — A resident on Old Country Road said someone was trying to break into the home.

Sunday, Dec. 11
10:51 a.m. — A caller loaned a vehicle to a woman but a man she knows didn’t like her using someone else’s vehicle so he dented it.
11:54 a.m. — A mailbox was stolen on Smugglers Cove Road.
3:08 p.m. — Beagles were running loose on Pinewood Circle.

Monday, Dec. 12
12:57 a.m. — A woman said her husband went to get gas in Freeland, but had not returned after being gone for more than an hour.

South Whidbey blotter | Stop texting me

December 27th, 2011 at 7:02 am by Brian Kelly
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Wednesday, Nov. 30
6:08 p.m. — A caller on Handy Road wanted to talk about ongoing harassment problems with a neighbor.
7:12 p.m. — A driver hit a deer at Cultus Bay and Campbell roads. The woman said she was unable to open her door.
7:19 p.m. — A caller said a man wouldn’t stop texting her messages, despite being told to stop.

Thursday, Dec. 1
7:45 a.m. — Two vehicles were prowled overnight on Lenz Place.
8:13 a.m. — A woman wanted to know what was being done about her missing daughter, and if the sheriff’s office had gotten the report from another agency that found her daughter’s car.
8:19 a.m. — Boards were in the roadway on Highway 525 near Mutiny Bay Road.
10:04 a.m. — Someone was burning garbage on Sanctuary Lane and Lakeside Drive.
10:46 a.m. — A caller on Bald Eagle Way said he was assaulted by five people around 11 p.m. the previous night.
11:54 a.m. — A caller saw a person with a notepad walking around some condos near Old Beach and Shore Meadow roads over the weekend and thought it was strange.
1:05 p.m. — Trespassers were reported on Gamble Street.
2:53 p.m. — A bus driver saw a black case on the side of the road by Barr Road near Wahl Road. The caller thought it might be related to recent burglaries in the area.
4:07 p.m. — An aggressive dog was reported on Discovery Place.
4:31 p.m. — A man on Tanner View Drive said someone cut his bushes and trees in half.
6:15 p.m. — A possible DUI driver in a blue Ford pickup was swerving and driving slowly on Highway 525 near Newman Road.
6:35 p.m. — Residents on Honeymoon Lake Drive heard a loud boom and saw a flash. There was no smoke or flames.
8:20 p.m. — A woman said her car was broken into and she was attacked an hour ago in Clinton.

Friday, Dec. 2
12:41 p.m. — A woman had questions about what to do with her 14-year-old son. He was suspended from school, and was making threats.
1:47 p.m. — A Datsun pickup was reported in a ditch north of Barr Road, and a caller said it had been there for the past several days.
2:20p.m. — A caller on Sills Road said a man and woman pulled into a driveway, but then turned around and left when they saw someone.
6:10 p.m. — A southbound driver was passing dangerously on Highway 525 near Wonn Road.
7:31 p.m. — A driver in a white Dodge Caravan passed on the right on Highway 525 at Double Bluff Road.
7:46 p.m. — A man on Mapleglen Road said he heard rapid gunfire, and it might be coming from his neighbor’s house.
9:57 p.m. — A caller said a man and woman were walking down the centerline on Highway 525 near Classic Road.
10:42 p.m. — A vehicle fire was reported on Pleasant View Lane.

Saturday, Dec. 3
2:09 a.m. — A caller on Beachwood Drive said a roommate had broken a window and removed hardware from the front door.
9 a.m. — Someone wanted to know the legal requirements for children’s booster seats.
10:27 a.m. — A caller on Pleasant View Lane had questions about neighbors who were having lots of parties.
10:34 a.m. — An injured deer was in the ditch on Smugglers Cove Road.
11:56 a.m. — A vehicle was prowled on Freeland Avenue.
1:08 p.m. — A woman said her boyfriend threw her things at her dad during an argument.
2 p.m. — Several full gas cans were stolen overnight from behind a home on Mutiny Bay Road.
3:26 p.m. — A caller said there was a stolen Caterpillar, and possibly stolen guns, at a property on Highway 525.
10:22 p.m. — Two men shoplifted alcohol from a gas station on Highway 525 and took off running on Langley Road.

South Whidbey blotter | Noisy neighbors

November 28th, 2011 at 11:48 am by Brian Kelly
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Saturday, Nov. 5
2:08 p.m. — A driver in a sporty looking car was tailgating and passing on the right and over double yellow lines on Highway 525 near Kramer Road.
2:43 p.m. — A man said he was supposed to pick up his daughter on Wednesday but his ex-wife never showed up. He said he received a text message from his ex-wife stating that if he ever wanted to see his daughter again, he should get the parenting order changed in her favor.
3:42 p.m. — Two animals inside a home on Bob Galbreath Road set off an alarm.
4:17 p.m. — A driver was speeding on Blakely Avenue.
5:01 p.m. — A man said someone left a note on his vehicle at the Bayview Cash Store after hitting his car.
6:19 p.m. — A driver in a silver Hummer was passing on the shoulder and speeding on Highway 525 near Bayview Road.
6:33 p.m. — A caller on Fish Road said a neighbor borrowed a car to go to the store three hours ago but never came back.
6:58 p.m. — Gunshots were heard on North Bluff Road.
8:21 p.m. — A driver hit a deer on Highway 525 near Midvale Road.
9:07 p.m. — Gunshots or fireworks were heard near Campbell Road.

Sunday, Nov. 6
1:03 a.m. — A woman on Quade Road reported a prowler in her yard. She said her dog was barking frantically.
2:50 a.m. — A woman on Bradshaw Road said a strange man was knocking on the door and asking for her address.
10:23 a.m. — A woman on Cultus Bay Road said she still did not know who dialed 911 earlier. She asked her friend, too, and no one that she knows of called 911. She said there was no problem, and that she was doing fine and was about to have breakfast.
11 a.m. — Shots were heard near Blakely Avenue near the end of Swede Hill Road.
11:17 a.m. — A man on Mortland Drive heard a loud boom. He said it shook his couch. He heard the sound twice.
11:18 a.m. — A caller said someone suspicious asked the caller’s daughter if she wanted to be in a movie.
1:44 p.m. — A dead deer was in the ditch near Stewart Road and East Harbor Road.
2:22 p.m. — Garbage was dumped near East Harbor Road.
3:32 p.m. — A man said he lost his wallet in the 18200 block of Highway 525.
4:09 p.m. — A caller on Pioneer Park Place complained about neighbors who were setting off fireworks on a nearby street. They have also been riding motorcycles all day. She said the noise wakes her baby, scares her horses and makes her physically ill.
5:35 p.m. — A car hit a deer near Highway 525 near Classic Road.
6:25 p.m. — An unattended burn was reported on Log Cabin Road.
6:40 p.m. — A driver hit a deer on Highway 525 near Puget Drive.
6:53 p.m. — A person was drinking behind the Short Stop Texaco in Freeland and was being obnoxious to customers when they walked past.
7:59 p.m. — A woman wanted 911 dispatchers to give her a 5 a.m. wake-up call.

Monday, Nov. 7
4:52 a.m. — Someone stole power tools from a garage on Newman Road.
6:53 a.m. — Two vehicles were prowled on Newman Road.
8:14 a.m. — A vehicle was prowled on Harbor Avenue.
8:42 a.m. — An elderly man in a burgundy sedan was speeding and passing over double yellow lines on Highway 525 near Bush Point Road.

South Whidbey blotter | Pedestrian hit on Main Street

November 22nd, 2011 at 2:37 pm by Brian Kelly
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Friday, Nov. 4
7:07 a.m. — A caller near Soundview Drive reported interrupting a possible burglary. A man was seen running down the street carrying a tool box. The man was dressed in dark clothing.
7:21 a.m. — A 77-year-old man was hit by a vehicle on Main Street in front of the Freeland Cafe. The windshield of the vehicle was broken and the man had cuts on his face and hand.
9:25 a.m. — A dead deer was reported on Langley Road.
9:45 a.m. — A woman said her daughter ran away. She didn’t come home the night before and never showed up at school.
11:39 a.m. — A man on East Harbor Road wanted to know why deputies were looking for him.
11:40 a.m. — A woman had an animal problem on Beachview Drive.
1:17 p.m. — An older green Ford F150 was in the ditch in the 9300 block of Highway 525.
2:09 p.m. — A dog was chasing cars on Woodard Avenue.
2:56 p.m. — A caller said he talked to the power company and was told Honeymoon Bay Road had been renamed. The man thought the comment was suspicious.
3:07 p.m. — Two juveniles set a phone book on fire behind the restrooms near Shoreview Drive and Cameron Road. The fire was out, and the phone book was put in the water and then into a trash can.
6:07 p.m. — A 1968 Volkswagen Beetle was broken down at Highway 525 and Fish Road and did not have hazard lights on.
10:17 p.m. — A woman said her dog was dead and asked dispatchers if they do anything with dogs. She found another number to call and then hung up.

Saturday, Nov. 5
2:22 a.m. — A teenager looked lost and was driving through a pasture on Twin Stable Lane. The caller said the driver was either drinking or on drugs.
11:41 a.m. — A woman was moving out on April Drive and her landlord took her stuff and locked it in the garage.
12:11 p.m. — A non-injury accident was reported in the parking lot at Payless Foods.
12:52 p.m. — A residential burglary was reported on Bayview Road. Several items were stolen overnight, including a mini motorcycle that was taken out of a garage. The thief got in through a sliding glass door.
1:59 p.m. — Pictures were stolen off the wall at Salon Spring on Main Street.

South Whidbey blotter | Voodoo doll

October 31st, 2011 at 9:58 am by Brian Kelly
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Thursday, Oct. 6
1:01 p.m. — A caller said former renters were making death threats.
1:14 p.m. — A man was getting disorderly at a coffee spot on Highway 525.
7:06 p.m. — A driver in a newer model sedan with temporary tags was speeding and driving recklessly on Highway 525 near Aqua View Lane.

Friday, Oct. 7
9:20 a.m. — A woman said gift certificates were stolen from her purse Tuesday.
9:51 a.m. — A man said his iPhone was stolen while he was at a Main Street cafe.
10:34 a.m. — Three kids in a driveway were waving at cars near Smugglers Cove and Scurlock roads and a caller wanted police to check them out.
10:40 a.m. — A man was shooting crows with a shotgun on Witter Road.
11:34 a.m. — A caller on Mapleglen Road reported ongoing problems with people parking in the caller’s driveway and yard.
11:44 a.m. — Someone cut the lock on the cash box of a flower cart on Saratoga Road.
2:33 p.m. — A vehicle prowl that happened overnight was reported on Melody Lane.
3:03 p.m. — A woman on North Bluff Road wanted to talk to law enforcement about beach access near her home.
3:21 p.m. — A vehicle was keyed while parked on Humphrey Road.
6:18 p.m. — A man on Cultus Bay Road said the neighbor’s horses were in his field.
9:19 p.m. — A physical domestic assault was reported; someone was thrown down on the ground and kicked.
10:04 p.m. — A possible DUI driver in a compact sedan was swerving on Highway 525 near Houston Road.

Friday, Oct. 8
1:22 a.m. — A barking dog was reported on Morningtown Place.
1:35 a.m. — A window was broken in a car prowl at the Clinton Park-and-Ride on Deer Lake Road.
10:21 a.m. — A boat house was broken into on Smugglers Cove Road.
12:45 p.m. — A woman on Midvale Road said her neighbors had been hostile to her contractor.
6:32 p.m. — A woman reported the possible violation of a court order. She said she found a voodoo doll in her mailbox.
9:55 p.m. — A rifle shot, or possibly fireworks, were heard on Layton Road.
11:14 p.m. — A shot was heard on Pleasant View Lane.

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