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South Whidbey blotter | Kirby salesmen get pushy

February 24th, 2012 at Fri, 24th, 2012 at 8:01 am by Brian Kelly

Thursday, Feb. 9
12:29 a.m. — A man on Lighthouse Way took his dogs for a walk and locked himself out of his house. He said his cellphone was going to die soon.
8:25 a.m. — A woman said her ex-husband was trespassing and thought he was moving something out of the storage area on the property.
1:48 p.m. — A man said an attorney keeps calling and said he was going to have him served with a subpoena over a payday loan.
2:03 p.m. — A resident on Oceanside Drive said two Kirby salesmen were just at his door and they were very pushy.
2:39 p.m. — A 400-gallon propane tank was missing on Saska Place.
4:05 p.m. — Mail was reported stolen on Freeland Avenue.
4:12 p.m. — A caller said a driver in a Chevrolet truck was speeding and almost hit a pole on Highway 525 near Fish Road.
4:47 p.m. — A driver in a Honda Pilot collided with a Ford Escort station wagon on Highway 525.
5:27 p.m. — A window was found open at Senior Thrift, and it was the same area of the business that had been burglarized in late January.
6:02 p.m. — A caller on Bounty Loop said men were just at his door and were trying to force their way in so they could clean his carpet.
6:50 p.m. — A man who appeared to have been drinking ran out of gas on Thompson Road near Highway 525.
7:41 p.m. — A man on East Harbor Road got into an argument and a woman threw a laptop computer at him. He said the computer missed, but it was damaged.

Friday, Feb. 10
9:24 a.m. — A caller on Bercot Road said the neighbor’s dogs started barking just after midnight. Someone also rang her doorbell in the middle of the night. The caller said others in the neighborhood should be notified.
4:18 p.m. — A caller on East Harbor Road reported fraudulent charges on a credit card account; mail may have been stolen.
7:23 p.m. — A caller on Drummuir Road heard a screech and what sounded like a vehicle going off the road.
7:32 p.m. — A caller said a high school student picked up her granddaughter and she had not returned. She said she didn’t know the boy, and told her granddaughter she could not go out with him.

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