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South Whidbey blotter | Somebody left the gate openFebruary 21st, 2012 at Tue, 21st, 2012 at 7:22 am by Brian Kelly
Monday, Feb. 6
3:04 p.m. — A caller said people were removing salal from county property near Greenbank Farm.
3:29 p.m. — Someone at Castle Park said a person on a skateboard kicked them off their bikes.
3:31 p.m. — A man was ranting in the woods near Sills Road. The caller said the man has been doing it for years, but now it has become a daily thing.
5:11 p.m. — A man fell over a cart and seemed like he was on drugs while at a grocery store in Freeland, then drove off in a white Toyota pickup.
7:31 p.m. — A possible DUI driver in a green SUV was driving on Newman Road. The caller said she saw the man get out of his vehicle and get a beer out of the back, then he started drinking it while he was driving.
Tuesday, Feb. 7
2:04 p.m. — A driver in a Ford Edge was swerving all over the roadway on Highway 525 near Ellwood Drive.
2:16 p.m. — A woman on Cultus Bay Road reported fraudulent charges on her bank and debit cards.
3:46 p.m. — A man on Stewart Road said three packages have been stolen from his mail box on three different occasions.
5:16 p.m. — A caller reported three burly guys who said they were waiting for a friend on Maxwelton Road. The caller said they seemed like real suspicious characters.
8:18 p.m. — A woman said she asked her husband for a divorce the night before, but just got home from work and he was gone with the kids and would not answer her phone calls. She wanted to know about her options.
10:40 p.m. — A highly intoxicated woman said she needed the cops, but it was hard to get information from her. Someone could be heard yelling in the background.
10:45 p.m. — A woman said her daughter’s boyfriend was “living a web of lies” and said her daughter was worried for her family and herself.
Wednesday, Feb. 8
10:47 a.m. — A man on Columbia Beach Drive said three gates on his property were opened overnight, and he found one of the doors to his vehicle parked in the garage left ajar. Nothing was missing or damaged.
11:43 a.m. — A person on Main Street was threatening to assault a man on the other side of the street. It’s an ongoing problem.
1:13 p.m. — A caller on Sylvan Drive said a neighboring landlord was trespassing.