SOUTH WHIDBEY SHERIFF'S REPORT | Squirrel poisoning, trampoline kids and illegal halibut fishing

The following items are 9-1-1 calls to the Island County Sheriff’s Office, South Precinct.

Saturday, April 5

6:52 a.m. — A caller on Harold Place states there is a squirrel in his backyard walking in circles. He thinks it may have eaten poison, but is afraid to go and try to help it because someone may record it and post it on YouTube.

7:55 a.m. — A caller at the Clinton Ferry Terminal reported an older male, possibly transient, who is yelling at people for cigarettes.

12:11 p.m. — A caller on Goodell Road reported a dispute over homeowners association rules and commercial logging. Someone is cutting, and the dispute is escalating.

6:29 p.m. — A caller on Candlefish Lane said a dog just went after his kids. No injuries, but the dog is aggressive and chases kids down. The caller has talked to the owner, who says her dog is friendly.

Sunday, April 6

3:56 p.m. — A caller on Wahl Road reported people in a blue/white Trophy boat who he believes are halibut fishing out of season. They are in the “Halibut Hole.”

Monday, April 7

7:33 a.m. — A caller on Bells Beach Road said when she pulls onto Saratoga Road every morning, a truck pulls out behind her and tailgates her.

11:16 p.m. — A caller on Parkwood Drive reported hearing what sounded like a woman moaning outside the front of his house.

Tuesday, April 8

10:23 a.m. — A caller on Bittsberry Circle reported his daughter came inside the residence without knocking. They have an agreement that she is not to do this. Caller feels unsafe.

4:13 p.m. — A caller on Captain Vancouver Drive reported her new neighbor was standing naked behind a large picture window.

Wednesday, April 9

8:00 p.m. — A caller on Timberline Road by Deer Lake reported a man fishing on a dock that is not open yet. It’s an ongoing problem.

10:33 p.m. — A caller on Bush Point Road reported loud kids on a trampoline.


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