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South Whidbey blotter | My neighbors are talking to me through my television

February 3rd, 2012 at Fri, 3rd, 2012 at 8:23 am by Brian Kelly

Thursday, Jan. 19
6:39 a.m. — A non-injury car accident involving a Chevrolet pickup was reported at Bush Point Road and Shipping View Drive.
8:58 a.m. — A fallen tree was blocking Brainers Road near Amble Road.
9:29 a.m.— A woman said she got her 2003 Saturn stuck on Pintail Road.
10 a.m. — A man said his neighbors were harassing him by talking to him through his television with a radio.
10:33 a.m. — A Dodge truck was stuck sideways in the middle of Highway 525 up from the ferry dock.
10:45 a.m. — Two cars and two trucks were left parked in the roadway near Hi Crest Road and Island Way.
11:07 a.m. — A semi-trailer truck was blocking the southbound lane on Maine Street and East Harbor Road.
1:24 p.m. — A non-injury accident was reported at East Harbor Road and Vinton Avenue.
1:50 p.m.— A tree toppled into power lines and across the road on Campbell Road near Maxwelton Road.
2:27 p.m. — A woman on Humphrey Road said a man came to her door and then knocked on her window and asked if he could come in, and she said no.
2:57 p.m. — A 1-foot-thick toppled tree was across both lanes on Lone Lake Road south of Saratoga Road.
4:05 p.m. — A driver hit fallen power lines on Highway 525 near Resort Road and went off the roadway.
4:50 p.m. — A caller said someone on a snowmobile was going very fast on Humphrey Road.
6:55 p.m. — A caller said a man he believes was drunk drove his truck into his car on Sunlight Drive, then took off on Bayview Road.
7:18 p.m. — A man wanted to talk to someone about all the cars parked at the bottom of the hill to the entrance of his development.
10:10 p.m. — A caller at a Valero on Highway 525 said a friend was intoxicated and acting belligerently toward people, and was hallucinating that people were going to kill him. The friend ran away from the gas station an hour earlier, but the caller didn’t see which way.
11:44 p.m. — A caller wanted police to check on a hitchhiker holding up a sign alongside Highway 525 just north of Greenbank Farm.
11:44 p.m. — A vehicle prowl was reported on Howard Road.

Friday, Jan. 20
4:07 a.m. — A driver in a Ford Ranger pickup spun out at Sills and Maxwelton roads, and was kind of sideways, and could not go forward or backward.
4:15 a.m. — A caller on Cultus Bay Road reported a loud explosion sound from the south.
8:51 a.m. — A fallen tree was blocking Coles Road.
9:47 a.m. — An overnight burglary was reported at Gemkow Construction on Howard Road.
10:55 a.m. — Juveniles on an ATV were driving very fast and reckless near Steelhead Drive and Salmon Street, and also weren’t wearing helmets.
11:11 a.m. — A caller said a group of drivers parked and abandoned their vehicles on Bayview Road near Hi Crest Road, and some of the drivers may have lost control and bumped into other vehicles that had been left there.
11:39 a.m. — A semi-truck driver said he had to park temporarily in Scatchet Head, and wanted to call in anticipation of possible complaint calls.
12:19 p.m. — A woman said her Nissan was stuck in the middle of Fox Spit Road near Saratoga Road.
12:52 p.m. — Guys on motorbikes were tearing up the turf at the Useless Bay Golf and Country Club.

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