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February 1st, 2012 at Wed, 1st, 2012 at 10:06 am by Brian Kelly

Tuesday, Jan. 3
10:43 a.m. — A man on Redtail Lane wanted to talk about a fraudulent charge on his bank account.
1:10 p.m. — A man reported a suspicious vehicle in his driveway on Saratoga Road.
9:59 p.m. — A woman on East Harbor Road said her ex-husband dropped off some tires at her residence and she heard that they were stolen and she does not want them on her property.
10:57 p.m. — A Ford pickup was in the ditch on Spinnaker Drive.
11:51 p.m. — A possible DUI driver in a pickup was reported on Highway 525 near Resort Road. The caller said the driver was having trouble staying in one lane and was going 10 mph slower than the limit.

Wednesday, Jan. 4
1:16 p.m. — A caller on Whidbey Drive complained about a man who was selling window and door replacements.
1:19 p.m. — A caller reported two men in a suspicious vehicle parked on Adams Road. The caller asked them what they were up to and they said they were just talking.
2:45 p.m. — Someone dumped a five-gallon drum and paint and oil cans on the side of the road on Smugglers Cove Road.
4 p.m. — A purse was reported stolen at China City; the item was taken Dec. 31.
4:21 p.m. — A renter on Smugglers Cove Road said the landlord walked into the home without knocking, and said that he did not know that the caller was home.
9:26 p.m. — A caller said someone was parked at the end of Kramer Road and was playing loud music.

Thursday, Jan. 5
9:24 a.m. — A student’s pickup was leaking gas in the parking lot at the high school.
11:44 a.m. — A woman found a Chihuahua-like dog running loose on Bayview Road near Andreason Road and wanted to know what she should do with the animal.
1:15 p.m. — A woman on Marine View Drive said she received a threatening email from a neighbor’s family member.
2:05 p.m. — A resident on Eagle Bluff Road said men came to the door attempting to interest the resident in a carpet-cleaning service. The caller was concerned that they just wanted to get inside.
3 p.m. — Two Rottweilers were running loose on Big Harvs Lane.
3:57 p.m. — Security lights were broken out at a home on East Harbor Road.
4 p.m. — A caller had video of a vandal at the Whidbey Telecom maintenance yard.
4:25 p.m. — A woman at a property on Highway 525 said a Rottweiler just killed several of her chickens.
4:37 p.m. — A woman on Humphrey Road said Glendale Creek was overflowing and was endangering her property’s embankment.
5:41 p.m. — A woman said she was driving her boyfriend’s truck and was just ran off the road. She said she walked home. She could not give a description of the other vehicle or where exactly the accident happened.
5:56 p.m. — A caller said a driver in a black Mercedes was driving on Highway 525 without headlights.
6:02 p.m. — A man said a white moving van pulled up across the street on Sun Vista Circle and the hazard lights were on. When the caller turned on his outside lights, the vehicle left the area at a high rate of speed.
7:16 p.m. — A caller said someone in a suspicious sedan was driving around the neighborhood on Sunlight Drive. The caller thought someone might be casing the area.

Friday, Jan. 6
5:07 a.m. — Someone at the Short Stop said a woman had been waiting out front for a ride since 4 a.m., and was now laying down.

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