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The latest from South Whidbey's police blotter and the Record's siren chasers

South Whidbey blotter | Egged!

August 20th, 2011 at 7:36 am by Brian Kelly
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Sunday, July 24
1:48 a.m. — Gunshots were reported on Amble Road.
3:33 a.m. — A caller on Cultus Bay Road heard a loud sound and then the power went out.
4:23 a.m. — A possible DUI driver was reported on Wahl Road.
9:13 am. — A home on Scenic Avenue was TP’d and egged.
12 p.m. — Someone in the parking lot at Freeland Library had hooked up to the power at the building.
12:52 p.m. — A dog had been locked in a vehicle at the Greenbank Farm for hours with a window only slightly open. A volunteer said several announcements were made, but the dog owner could not be found.
3:45 p.m. — A caller on Van Dee Avenue said someone had been sitting inside a black Ford truck in the area since 8 a.m.
3:53 p.m. — A caller complained about someone who rode a motorcycle across a property near Surface Road and Highway 525.
5:27 p.m. — A “blatantly drunk driver” in a black truck with a canopy had both wheels over the fog line on Highway 525 near Classic Road.
5:32 p.m. — Extra patrols because of speeders were requested on Double Bluff Road.
6:09 p.m. — A residential burglary was reported on Spearview Place. The resident discovered the break-in after being gone all weekend. A downstairs TV, Xbox and entertainment center was missing. DVDs had also been thrown all over.
7:01 p.m. — A woman was trespassing on Campbell Road and refused to leave.
7:19 p.m. — A stray chocolate Lab was reported on Fish Road.
8:01 p.m. — Someone took a dog from a yard on Deer Lake Road.
8:56 p.m. — A caller on Tyler Lane complained about a large burn pile that was next to a barn and trailer.
9:07 p.m. — A boat appeared to be in distress in the waters off Eastpoint Drive. The caller could see people on board waving. The 16-foot boat was drifting east; it looked like the boaters had been crabbing.
11:49 p.m. — Two vehicles were racing back and forth on Brighton Beach Road.

Monday, July 25
8:21 a.m. — A woman on Witter Road wanted to know if there was any reason she cannot roller blade on city streets.
9:35 p.m. — A disabled truck with a horse trailer was blocking traffic on Highway 525 at Bayview Road.
10:47 a.m. — A 14- to 17-foot sailboat was washed ashore near Harbor Estates  and North Bluff roads.
11:53 a.m. — A driver in a red Toyota pickup passed another vehicle on the right at a passing line near Highway 525 and Fish Road.
3:24 p.m. — A caller was sideswiped at Crawford Road and Highway 525. Both drivers stopped, no one was hurt, but some vehicle damage was reported.
4:45 p.m. — A caller on Campbell Road reported a person in a suspicious white-and-black truck who was attempting to sell steaks, seafood and salmon.
4:53 p.m. — A caller on Amble Road wanted to know if hunting season had started, because his neighbor had been shooting.
7:43 p.m. — A caller on Spearview Place said her home had been burglarized a few days earlier, and a suspicious silver car just pulled in her driveway, but left when she went outside. The car was now parked on the side of the road near her house on Honeymoon Bay.
9:17 p.m. — Three young men were sitting in a vehicle parked on Sunlight Beach Road for 90 minutes. The caller said the driver has been pulling into vacant home driveways and down private roads.

South Whidbey blotter | Mouthy 7-year-old

August 15th, 2011 at 10:54 am by Brian Kelly
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Friday, July 22
12:15 p.m. — A dog was left inside a green Ford Expedition near Main Street in Freeland and the windows were all rolled up. The caller said the dog was panting.
12:53 p.m. — Two dogs were running loose on Wheel Drive.
1:39 p.m. — A woman was heard screaming on Bounty Loop.
1:44 p.m. — A caller on Deer Lake Road gave two puppies to a friend to care for, but the friend sold them.
5:30 p.m. — Someone reported smoke and a possible house fire near Cultus Bay Road and Possession Road.
5:50 p.m. — A driver hit a deer on Saratoga Road and the deer ran off. The caller said the car was damaged, and it was a rental.
5:53 p.m. — A 79-year-old woman fell after a dizzy spell.
7:34 p.m. — A driver in a maroon or purple Chevy pickup was crossing the center line and fog line in the 14000 block of Highway 525.
8:12 p.m. — A woman said her roommate had been drinking and left five minutes ago, heading north on Highway 525 to the Admirals Cove area.
8:23 p.m. — A woman said someone was texting her and harassing her.
8:51 p.m. — A caller complained about a people burning near Freeland Avenue.
9:24 p.m. — A woman said someone has two of her puppies but will not give them back.
9:37 p.m. — A caller said a 25-year-old man was going door to door, saying he needed to get his car jumped. The caller said the man “looks creepy.”
9:49 p.m. — Police stopped a DUI driver on Deer Lake Road.
10:02 p.m. — A woman said her husband was emotionally and verbally assaulting her.

Saturday, July 23
8:29 a.m. — A man said a dumpster was pushed or shoved into his car on Cherry Street.
9:58 a.m. — A driver in a green Ford pickup was rear-ended at Bayview and Brooks Hill roads.
10:16 a.m. — A woman said she got a possible fraud call from a global sweepstakes lottery.
10:24 a.m. — A dead deer was on the side of the road on North Bluff Road.
10:41 a.m. — Someone complained about smoke near Clyde Road.
11:47 a.m. — A caller on Sunlight Drive said a dog had been barking for 24 hours.
11:51 a.m. — A corgi was tied up in a yard on Sunlight Drive and was tangled up and couldn’t reach his food and water.
11:58 a.m. — A driver was sideswiped by another driver in a silver Infiniti who tried to pass on the left on Bob Galbreath Road while the first driver was making a left-hand turn. The other driver kept going.
12:33 p.m. — A woman wanted to talk to someone about a note that was left on her windshield in the Payless parking lot by someone who hit her car.
1:06 p.m. — Alpacas were loose on Cultus Bay Road.
1:07 p.m. — A woman said a car pulled into her driveway on Cultus Bay Road the night before, about 10:30, and someone threw a firecracker.
1:30 p.m. — A man was in the waiting room at the hospital after being bitten by a dog on Haven Way the night before.
2:25 p.m. — A passerby reported a vehicle in the ditch on Shoreview Drive.
2:36 p.m. — A man said his neighbor was target shooting in his yard on Sundown Lane.
2:46 p.m. — A woman said someone was sending her pornographic messages via email.
4 p.m. — A woman on French Road wanted a dog picked up that had been in her yard all day. She said she wasn’t able to let her chickens out.
5:43 p.m. — A caller complained about two suspicious men in a white meat truck who were driving around the neighborhood on Welcome Road.
5:43 p.m. — A loose dog that was running on Highway 525 near Bayview Road was corralled.
5:58 p.m. — Someone on Mardell Drive reported hearing a woman yell “get the [blank] out of here” and then a man’s voice.
9:52 p.m. — People were lighting off fireworks near Evening Glory Court and Bayview Road.
10:49 p.m. — A loud party was reported on Sunlight Shores Lane.
10:49 p.m. — A caller said her 7-year-old son “was being mouthy.”

Sunday, July 24
12:22 a.m. — People were yelling at each other at a loud party on Sunlight Shores Lane.
12:55 a.m. — A driver in an old Dodge truck was driving on the tree farm on Heggenes Road and had plowed over a fence and was speeding up the street.

South Whidbey blotter | Unfit babysitter

August 12th, 2011 at 7:41 am by Brian Kelly
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Thursday, July 21
12:58 p.m. — A caller said someone who was moving out of Winns Hollow Lane was “being aggressive.”
1:36 p.m. — Someone on an ATV was driving down Bayview Road near Sun Vista Circle and the caller said he was almost hit and that he was “tired of dealing with it.”
2:49 p.m. — A driver almost hit two youths on a quad at Bayview and Gabelein roads.
3:32 p.m. — A woman on Fish Road said her neighbor’s dogs were loose.
3:48 p.m. — A woman complained of a junk vehicle that was filled with garbage and was parked in the Pleasant View Lane neighborhood.
4:04 p.m. — A man said he was stranded at Payless and has been unable to reach friends and neighbors for a ride.
4:09 p.m. — A driver hit a deer at Highway 525 and Langley Road and drove away, but the caller said the deer was still in the middle of the road.
4:39 p.m. — Dispatchers received an open-line call and could hear someone saying “help.”
4:42 p.m. — A caller said two women, one in a small white car and the other in a black truck, were in the middle of the road on Central Avenue, exchanging foul language.
6:10 p.m. — A caller wanted to talk to police about harassment on Facebook.
6:12 p.m. — A dead deer was reported on Langley Road.
6:44 p.m. — A man said the mother of his child had an unfit babysitter.
6:47 p.m. — A woman said her husband has been continually hurting himself every night; he bangs his head on things in the house and damages things.
10:23 p.m. — A person was at the hospital emergency room and told a nurse about a sexual assault that happened somewhere on Mutiny Bay.
11:14 p.m. — Loud gunfire was heard near Bailey Road.

Friday, July 22
12:11 a.m. — A man was delirious and asking for an ambulance at Ken’s Korner.
12:57 a.m. — A motor home was parked across the roadway on Maxwelton Road near Midvale Road. The motor home’s lights were off and it was blocking traffic.
12:16 p.m. — A woman said she lost her car keys at the Clinton Park-and-Ride on Deer Lake Road, and someone was now using her key card for the Clinton Library. The woman was worried the books may not get returned.
6:42 p.m. — An aggressive dog was loose on Wintergreen Lane.
8:27 p.m. — A small doe had wire wrapped around its leg and neck and was next to a home on Mutiny Bay Road.
10:12 p.m. — A man hit a deer near Smugglers Cove Road and Bush Point Road.
10:45 p.m. — A woman said her husband was acting out again and had hurt himself. She said he may be headed toward South Whidbey State Park.
3:04 a.m. — Loud music was coming from a home on Bounty Loop, but the neighbors turn down the tunes when they see traffic in the area.
5:52 a.m. — A possible DUI driver was in a light green compact car on Orr Road near Humphrey Road.
7:10 a.m. — A golden retriever was in the street near Deer Lake Road and it looked hurt.
10:14 a.m. — A woman on East Harbor Road said she reported her phone as stolen, but as it turns out, it wasn’t.
11:24 a.m. — A golden retriever and a black shaggy dog were loose near Wheel Estates on Bayview Road. It’s an ongoing problem.

South Whidbey blotter | A not-so-neighborly dinner

August 8th, 2011 at 12:30 pm by Brian Kelly
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Tuesday, July 19
10:34 a.m. — A man on Brighton Beach Road said someone threw a GPS device into his yard.
1:47 p.m. — A burglary attempt was reported at a community pool on Banjo Drive. The door to the pool equipment room was damaged.
4:22 p.m. — A black dog with white spots was running loose in the neighborhood near Heather Drive.
4:25 p.m. — A caller on Freeland Avenue complained about a smoky burn in a nearby backyard.
5:15 p.m. — A woman said a man was standing by her fence on Classic Road and was writing down the license plate number of her car. He had a mask on his face and a silver helmet on his head.
5:31 p.m. — A caller on Highway 525 said someone dumped garbage into their dumpster. The caller found personal items in the garbage.
7:19 p.m. — A man said a neighbor had him over for dinner but an argument ensued.
9:49 p.m. — Two men got into a fight at Gay 90s.
9:58 p.m. — A driver in a red Toyota hit a deer on Highway 525 near Aqua View Lane.

Wednesday, July 20
1 a.m. — A disabled vehicle was next to the road on Highway 525 about a half-mile south of Greenbank Farm.
8:45 a.m. — A man said his girlfriend texted him saying goodbye, and said to have a good life. He said she was depressed over being sexually assaulted a few days earlier.
9:14 a.m. — A caller on Everette Lane reported an overnight vehicle prowl.
12:30 p.m. — A caller on Lenz Place said people were spray painting street signs and “for sale” signs in the neighborhood and damaging mailboxes with baseball bats.
12:55 p.m. — A stop sign and dead end sign were spray painted at Hillis Drive and Lenze Place.

South Whidbey blotter | Hey man, is that Freedom Rock?

August 5th, 2011 at 8:12 am by Brian Kelly
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Saturday, July 16
8:09 p.m. — A woman complained about a barking dog behind her house on Bells Beach Road.
10:12 p.m. — A man said he was assaulted by another man on Fish Road and he was running down the road.
10:21 p.m. — A caller on Classic Road complained about very loud fireworks.

Sunday, July 17
12:30 a.m. — A resident on Classic Road complained about loud music and a loud party nearby. Another caller said the party people turned the music back up after a deputy left.
1:09 a.m. — A group of kids were setting off fireworks on Bayview Road near Nightfall Lane.
1:49 a.m. — Three or four teenagers were riding scooters up and down the street near Hi Crest Road and Island Way, and the caller said if they are on scooters, she believes they stole them from her.
8:13 a.m. — A goose on Spearview Place was wrapped up in fishing line. The goose was nearly dead and couldn’t eat with the line around its neck.
9:39 a.m. — A dead deer was in the middle of Sills Road.
2:32 p.m. — A possible DUI driver in a Subaru was all over the road on Highway 525 near Wonn Road and nearly hit a guard rail.
3:10 p.m. — A man said his former home was being listed for rent. He said he was prohibited from going there and had concerns that his property that was still there was going to be destroyed.
4:12 p.m. — An 11-year-old called 911 on the old dial telephone inside the Bayview Cash Store, and didn’t know the phone still worked.
4:37 p.m. — A woman said her neighbor’s dog had been in her yard on Fish Road again the previous night.
4:39 p.m. — Three dogs were loose on Highway 525 headed toward Freeland.
4:40 p.m. — A woman on Midvale Road said her neighbor was harassing her by hanging over the fence and making threats to assault her.
5:19 p.m. — A small tree was down and blocking one lane of Saratoga Road.
5:20 p.m. — Traffic was stopped for a loose dog on Highway 525.
6:07 p.m. — A caller on Smugglers Cove Road reported an ongoing problem with a neighbor’s barking dog.
10:49 p.m. — A woman wanted her son removed; she had an argument with him about bringing junk onto her property.

Monday, July 18
8:44 a.m. — An injured deer was on the shoulder of the road on Highway 525 at Mutiny Bay Road.
10:30 a.m. — Two backpacks were found on Harbor Avenue.
10:54 a.m. — A possible DUI driver was reported on Highway 525 near Bush Point Road.
11:10 a.m. — A man was yelling at someone who was sitting at a bus stop on Storkson Drive.
11:52 a.m. — A woman said she found the doors unlocked at her friend’s home on Myrtle Avenue. She said the owner had passed away the previous week.
12:27 p.m. — A woman on Blakely Avenue said a man with a ponytail came by her home claiming to be a Kirby vacuum salesman but he didn’t have a vacuum cleaner or a vehicle. The caller was concerned because he was asking a lot of personal questions.
1:13 p.m. — Two dogs jumped out of a red Dodge Dakota truck on Highway 525 near Langley Road.
3:15 p.m. — A laptop was reported stolen from the Freeland Library.
3:36 p.m. — A woman on Smugglers Cove Road said someone was being cruel to a dog. It was tied up on a short leash and had barked from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
5:46 p.m. — A very smoky unattended burn was reported on the beach near Seashore Avenue.
6:30 p.m. — A large burn pile was reported on Honeymoon Lake Drive.
9:52 p.m. — People were shooting off fireworks near Cultus Bay Road and Gregsmith Drive.

Tuesday, July 19
12:04 a.m. — Someone complained about loud music on Coles Road.
9:26 a.m. — A tree was blocking both lanes of Smugglers Cove Road.

South Whidbey blotter | Crab pot caper

August 1st, 2011 at 9:42 am by Brian Kelly
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Thursday, July 14
7:09 p.m. — A caller heard shotguns fired near Smugglers Cove Road.
9:02 p.m. — A tree was partially blocking Highway 525 near Greentree Drive.
9:51 p.m. — A driver hit a deer near Gramayre Road and Highway 525.

Friday, July 15
9:35 a.m. — A pallet of large blue barrels fell into Maxwelton Road near Highway 525 and was blocking traffic. The barrels contained possibly flammable material.
10:07 a.m. — A caller noticed a woman next to a vehicle pulled over on East Harbor Road who was looking at the front end of her vehicle. An injured deer was nearby.
12:21 p.m. — A neighbor’s dog was loose on Fish Road and was in the caller’s yard.
3 p.m. — A caller at the Greenbank Farm said a small white dog was in the parking lot and the caller was concerned for its safety.
3:57 p.m. — A caller on Shore Meadow Road reported a car prowl and vandalism that occurred Wednesday night.
4:14 p.m. — A large amount of glass was found on Double Bluff Beach.
4:29 p.m. — A man heard shots on Wilkinson Road. He said a deer that had been shot came into his yard the week before.
8:14 p.m. — A man said he just had a fight with his housekeeper.
8:33 p.m. — A caller said residents on Sun Vista Circle were burning garbage in their backyard. It’s an ongoing problem.
8:45 p.m. — A woman reported a residential burglary on Bay Road. Someone broke in the door, but nothing looked like it was missing.
9:21 p.m. — A woman said her renter was acting strange. He was playing loud music and yelling and cussing to no one in particular.
9:50 p.m. — A woman on Brainers Road said she heard three huge explosions. They did not sound like gunshots or fireworks.
11:28 p.m. — A caller complained about loud voices coming from a home on Hodges Avenue.

Saturday, July 16
12:40 a.m. — A loud party was reported on Heggenes Road.
8:32 a.m. — A non-injury accident was reported on Highway 525 at Woodard Avenue between a red Ford Tempo and a black Durango.
10:27 a.m. — A caller said a boat sail and a piece of a mast were high up in a tree over a cliff on Soundview Drive near the caller’s home. The caller said the items must have been carried up there by the wind.
11:35 a.m. — A caller said a neighbor collapsed in her yard on White Deer Lane and was going to see if she was OK.
11:58 a.m. — A car was rolled over and in the ditch on Classic Road about 10 feet away from Highway 525.
12:18 p.m. — A man said his crab pots and gear were missing from the Clinton Ferry Terminal.
1:59 p.m. — A two-car, non-injury accident was reported at Highway 525 and Langley Road.
2:45 p.m. — A caller on Dolphin Drive complained about a neighbor who was taking pictures of her house and her daughter. The caller had been told he was a registered offender and bi-polar.
5:02 p.m. — A man complained about a neighbor’s barking dogs on Harbor Estates Road.
8:09 p.m. — A woman complained about a barking dog behind her house on Bells Beach Road.
10:12 p.m. — A man said he was assaulted by another man on Fish Road and he was running down the road.

South Whidbey blotter | Tea time

July 27th, 2011 at 1:03 pm by Brian Kelly
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Monday, July 11
6:44 a.m. — A driver in a white Honda was tailgating on Highway 525 near the Greenbank Store.
6:55 a.m. — An eagle was hit by a car on Highway 525 north of Bayview Road.
7:31 a.m. — A woman said her grandson was painting her porch but it wasn’t painting weather.
10:54 a.m. — A home appeared to have been burglarized on Clinton Beach Place.
12:46 p.m. — A woman said she may have left a tea kettle on the stove at her home on San Juan Avenue. She was at work at the library and wanted someone to go to her house and turn off the stove.
1:30 p.m. — A camera, crystal vase and jewelry were reported stolen on Coles Road.
1:59 p.m. — A caller on Morningtown Place complained of an ongoing problem with a black-and-white border collie chasing cars. A driver almost went into the ditch trying to avoid the dog.
3:32 p.m. — A woman said her mailbox was damaged on Kramer Road.
4:19 p.m. — A driver hit a deer on Highway 525 near Glenmoore Lane.
5:30 p.m. — A driver hit a deer on Highway 525 near Bayview Road and needed a tow truck.
8:21 p.m. — A caller could hear kids “screaming bloody murder” from behind the area of the Goose grocery. Someone was screaming for help.
9:21 p.m. — A woman had an argument with her son and he went into the woods behind the home.
10:29 p.m. — Dispatchers received an open-line 911 call and could hear a man yelling at another man about a dog.

Tuesday, July 12
8:01 a.m. — Nine yard lights were damaged in a yard on Rhodie Lane.
9:09 a.m. — Three young men were in a speeding vehicle on Highway 525 near Pacific Dogwood Drive. The caller said the driver was being reckless.
11:12 a.m. — A resident on Alderwood Street got into an argument with a neighbor about a deer fence.
11:26 a.m. — The glass was broken out of a transit bus stop at Highway 525 and Langley Road.

South Whidbey blotter | The Sunday papers

July 26th, 2011 at 8:56 am by Brian Kelly
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Friday, July 8
12:28 a.m. — A woman on Chipshot Way reported a possible prowler. She said someone knocked twice then tried to open the door.
6:36 a.m. — A caller on Aqua Lane said a sailboat with a buoy attached drifted by. It was headed toward Baby Island.
12:30 p.m. — Two loose dogs were being aggressive on Log Cabin Road.
12:55 p.m. — A caller said a silver Jeep Cherokee was blocking the roadway near Highway 525 and Fish Road. The caller didn’t stop to check the vehicle, but was worried that someone might be keeled over inside the Jeep.
1:47 p.m. — A caller wanted to know if there was a curfew for teenagers.
2:21 p.m. — A resident on East Harbor Road was having a property line dispute with a neighbor.
2:28 p.m. — A woman on Fircrest Avenue said she was told she could shoot the raccoons on her property to protect her dogs. She wanted to make sure it was legal.
3:37 p.m. — Someone was target practicing on Glendale Road.
4:07 p.m. — A whispering woman said she was having problems with a neighbor.
5:30 p.m. — Neighbors on East Harbor Road were having a property line dispute over a new fence.
11:33 p.m. — Loud music was heard on Huckleberry Lane.

Saturday, July 9
1 a.m. — Residents on Wahl Road said someone just blew up their mailbox.
2:54 a.m. — A possible DUI driver in a red vehicle was all over the roadway on Highway 525 near Bush Point Road.
9:13 a.m. — An elderly resident on Inverness Way was trapping cats and then leaving them in the traps without food or water.
9:44 a.m. — A woman on Ravenridge Drive said she received a fraudulent call.
10:12 a.m. — A woman on Woodard Avenue said someone blew up her mailbox last night.
12:18 p.m. — A caller said two dogs were locked in a vehicle at Ken’s Korner and the windows were rolled up.
2:35 p.m. — A caller complained of someone lighting M-80s at Whidbey Shores Road and Eastpoint Drive.
3:17 p.m. — Six to eight motorcycle riders were passing vehicles on both sides of the road on Highway 525 near Langley Road.
3:27 p.m. — A caller complained about people on the beach near Humphrey Road who were lighting fireworks.
5:35 p.m. — A caller said a fawn was in a ditch near Bercot Road and the mother deer was trying to help it.
5:45 p.m. — A caller on Mutiny Bay Road said a deer was in the yard and had a tomato/gardening cage stuck over its head.
8:56 p.m. — A caller complained about a noisy wedding party at a rental place near Coachman Court.
9:16 p.m. — A caller complained about fireworks near Old Beach Road and Shore Meadow Road.
10:35 p.m. — People were “drunk and disorderly” and yelling at each other on Haven Way.
10:44 p.m. — A driver in a Ford Ranger with a Seahawks sticker on the back was tailgating and passing illegally on Highway 525 near Bayview Road.
10:44 p.m. — A group of about 10 people were reportedly crabbing after dark.
11:39 p.m. — A man on Casey Street reported a prowler. Someone jumped the fence and was in his back yard.

Sunday, July 10
8:56 a.m. — A scruffy-looking man in his 60s stole a stack of newspapers at Payless Foods. The man paid for one but took the whole stack.
12:09 p.m. — A pug was locked inside a black Toyota Tacoma at the Mutiny Bay boat ramp and was in a panic.
12:42 p.m. — A caller complained of parking violations at Double Bluff. A woman was parked in a no-parking zone.
1:06 p.m. — A fallen tree was blocking a lane on Bob Galbreath Road.
2 p.m. — A man said his sister has property from his deceased father’s home that he wanted back. He tried to contact her but she was ignoring him.
2:28 p.m. — A driver in an older blue GMC was weaving on Highway 525.
3:47 p.m. — Someone was playing very loud music near Cultus Bay and French roads.
5:31 p.m. — A caller complained of a teenager riding an unlicensed motorbike near High Point Drive and Rollinghill Road.
5:32 p.m. — A dead deer was reported on Highway 525 near Ellwood Drive.
6:15 p.m. — A caller on Sunlight Shores Lane wanted to know about driving a vehicle without a back window.
6:24 p.m. — Someone found a needle in the ditch near Meadow Lane.
6:27 p.m. — A man on Alpha Lane reported a nuisance dog that comes on his property regularly. He has contacted the owners of the dog and they don’t seem to care.
7:31 p.m. — Someone on Timberline Road complained about smoke that was coming from a neighbor’s property.
7:59 p.m. — A driver in a red convertible sports car with the top down was swerving back and forth across Highway 525 and almost side-swiped a car coming up the hill from the ferry.
10:47 p.m. — A caller complained about a very loud live band at Freeland Hall that was keeping the caller awake.
10:50 p.m. — A large deer was in the road on Highway 525 near Classic Road.
11:47 p.m. — A man was laying in the roadway on Fish Road about 200 feet south of the highway.

South Whidbey blotter | Huckleberry hound

July 21st, 2011 at 3:39 pm by Brian Kelly
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Thursday, June 23
12:14 p.m. — Cars were parked in the middle of the street at Harbor Sands Lane and East Harbor Road.
1:03 p.m. — A caller said a deer and several fawns were trying to cross the road on Highway 525 at Bayview Road.
1:25 p.m. — A woman on Huckleberry Lane was bit by a dog.
1:36 p.m. — A woman on Clam Walk wanted to talk to a deputy regarding multiple people continually trespassing on community property.

South Whidbey blotter | A burning issue

July 18th, 2011 at 1:00 pm by Brian Kelly
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Wednesday, June 22
4:39 a.m. — Someone’s stepbrother was getting verbal and throwing things. Alcohol was involved.
8:18 a.m. — Someone on Smugglers Cove Road said three dogs were barking. It’s an ongoing problem.
8:54 a.m. — There was a limping dog on Bayview Road.
11:35 a.m. — A caller reported a burn on Fox Spit Road and wanted someone to check it out.
11:48 a.m. — People were living in a tent on Driftwood Way.
1:38 p.m. — A neighbor on Smugglers Cove Road reported a smoky burn and was having sinus problems.
2:16 p.m. — Trespassers were using machetes and burning debris at the beach access on Driftwood Way.
2:40 p.m. — Someone on Shady Glen Lane heard sporadic rifle shots.
7:37 p.m. — A woman said it looked like her home on Leaf Lane had been burglarized. A back door was found open.
11:41 p.m. — A large fire was reported on Fox Spit Road. A woman said she talked to the neighbors and they told her they have a permit for the fire.

Thursday, June 23
9:29 a.m. — A resident on Spyglass Drive wanted to complain about summer neighbors who constantly let their dogs walk around without using leashes. The caller wanted to put a stop to this issue now as summer has just started and the person doesn’t want to have to deal with it for the next few months.
9:57 a.m. — A caller said a suspicious woman was seen outside the Greenbank Store the night before at about 11:30 p.m. The woman was slurring and talking loudly.
10:30 a.m. — A man was stumbling in the roadway on Useless Bay Avenue and Highway 525.
11:01 a.m. — A caller said a business tenant on Storkson Drive was playing their music too loud and disturbing other businesses.

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