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South Whidbey blotter | Llamas on the loose

January 18th, 2012 at Wed, 18th, 2012 at 2:51 pm by Brian Kelly

Wednesday, Dec. 28
12:12 a.m. — A green dumpster was in the middle of the road on Deer Lake Road near the library. A nearby street sign was also down.
1:02 a.m. — A speed limit sign was snapped off on Deer Lake Road.
10:15 a.m. — A caller said a driver in an older cream-colored truck with wood panels on the side drove through the neighborhood on Ellwood Drive, then appeared startled when spotted and left.
12:10 p.m. — A caller on Shore Meadow Road had legal questions about an eviction.
12:41 p.m. — A suspicious-looking man with a knapsack was seen standing on the side of the road on Bercot Road. He later joined another person and was seen going to a nearby trailer home that was thought to be vacant.
1:56 p.m. — A caller complained about someone on Pirate Lane burning tree limbs. The caller said it was windy and homes were 10 feet away.
3:36 p.m. — A woman said a company possibly could be running a scam because they charged her credit card for a vacation before she agreed to anything, and she couldn’t reach a supervisor to talk about a refund.
4:22 p.m. — A caller said someone came onto a property on Old County Road and opened all the gates and the llamas got out.
4:38 p.m. — A driver hit a deer on Highway 525 near Double Bluff Road.
7:02 p.m. — A caller said a 23-year-old woman was abusing her child.
7:10 p.m. — A driver on Highway 525 near Langley Road almost hit a man in dark clothing who jumped out in front of the caller’s car.
7:19 p.m. — A man who appeared to have been drinking was sitting at the side of the road at Honeymoon Bay Road and Hickory Way.
8:05 p.m. — A 19-year-old woman was hitting herself and her mom and breaking things.
10:19 p.m. — A caller on Sunlight Drive wanted information on community policing in the area due to the recent burglaries.

Thursday, Dec. 29
8:28 a.m. — Someone changed the letters on the reader board sign at Langley and Maxwelton roads to spell something obscene.

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