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South Whidbey blotter | Gone out to pasture

February 16th, 2012 at Thu, 16th, 2012 at 8:09 am by Brian Kelly

Saturday, Feb. 4
12:01 a.m. — A woman said she swerved off the road near Cultus Bay and Campbell roads and ended up in a pasture.
7:44 a.m. — A caller on Fish Road said a neighbor’s donkey had escaped again.
8:52 a.m. — A man found a wallet when he got off the ferry in Clinton.
2:43 p.m. — A woman said someone tampered with the gas tank of her vehicle while it was parked on April Drive.
3:19 p.m. — A smoky fire was reported near Hocker Street and Banjo Drive.
3:23 p.m. — A woman reported a smoky burn near Ledgewood Beach Road. She said it was very nice outside and she was upset she couldn’t go outside because of the smoke in the area.
3:35 p.m. — A man said he and some friends pulled a motorbike out of Deer Lake and he wanted to know what to do with it.
5:30 p.m. — People were shooting guns near Wild Coyote Run and they were too close to homes.
5:42 p.m. — A woman on Sunlight Beach Road found numerous items, including a television, that was dumped on her property behind a compost pile.
6:05 p.m. — A man in a truck in the ferry line was shining his flashlight in the eyes of other motorists and yelled an obscenity at the caller.

Sunday, Feb. 5
1:31 a.m. — Road signs were thrown into the roadway near Bayview and Sunlight Beach roads.
2:42 a.m. — A stop sign needed to be reset on Mutiny Bay Road.
10:21 a.m. — Someone in a white station wagon was checking mailboxes on North Bluff Road.
1:13 p.m. — A driver went into the ditch on Cultus Bay Road.
4:33 p.m. — An unconscious man was in the street near Myrtle Avenue and Main Street.
4:42 p.m. — An intoxicated man tried to buy alcoholic beverages at a gas station on Highway 525 but was refused service. He left in a light blue minivan.
7:25 p.m. — A driver in a silver pickup was swerving and going slow on Highway 525 near Houston Road.
7:38 p.m. — A suspicious person was walking around the Progressive Club’s building on Firehouse Road.
7:44 p.m. — A driver in a white car was drag racing on Scenic Avenue.
8:25 p.m. — A man was swearing and refusing to leave a bar in Clinton. The caller said the man might be “on something.”

Monday, Feb. 6
8:50 a.m. — A bright green Kona commuter bike was stolen on Soundview Drive.
8:59 a.m. — A woman said someone was applying for credit using her information, and thought it might be her estranged husband.
9:53 a.m. — A street sign was down on Antelope Drive.
10:36 a.m. — A woman at Whidbey Pies Cafe said a man was harassing her and followed her home one night.
10:37 a.m. — A man reported fraudulent charges on his debit card.
11:27 a.m. — Gunshots were heard near Dines Point.
12:48 p.m. — An employee at Clinton Nails said a customer was refusing to pay and was making a scene. The customer eventually paid the bill and left.
2:23 p.m. — A woman on Bercot Road said someone knocked on her door at 1:30 a.m. the night before, and she had also seen a suspicious man hanging around the area lately.

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