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Blotter for Aug. 15 - Sept. 1

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office:

Saturday, Aug. 15

At 1:06 a.m., a break-in was reported at a home on Cultus Bay Road.

At 7:08 a.m., a caller reported that someone in an oncoming car threw a rock at her vehicle on the bridge and broke the windshield. The caller said the driver had also been throwing things off the bridge.

At 11:47 a.m., a Fireside Lane resident reported that someone broke into a car and stole mail.

At 4:43 p.m., a caller on West Beach reported seeing five boats following a pod of whales too closely.

At 11:26 p.m., a caller with possible mental health problems reported hearing a little girl behind a bus owned by a guy who beat her with a sledgehammer.

Sunday, Aug. 16

At 6:29 a.m., cows were reported on Monkey Hill Road.

At 8:13 a.m., a woman an Amble Road reported that she left a man’s house because she has something in her blood.

At 11:53 a.m., a caller reported that “a very cantankerous woman” fell outside on North Main Street.

At 2:07 p.m., a driver reported that a woman in a car was blocking people from leaving Deception Pass State Park.

At 7 p.m., an East Fakkema Road resident asked if he could shoot deer on his property with a pellet gun.

Monday, Aug. 17

At 12:29 a.m., the hospital reported that a man in an orange tank top with a broken hand left the ER and was trying to drive away in his van.

At 10:35 a.m., a resident reported that people were cutting trees on an empty lot belonging to the caller without permission.

At 1:49 p.m., a Viking Place resident reported buying $300 running shoes online and never receiving them.

Tuesday, Aug. 18

At 8:34 p.m., a driver said that a man in a truck slammed on the brakes, got out and punched the window of the caller’s car. The caller was covered in glass and the man left in his truck.

Wednesday, Aug. 19

At 8:42 a.m., a Rifle Road resident reported finding two piles of things, including clothes and waders.

At 1:25 p.m., a Taylor Road resident asked about the legality of “escalation of force.” The caller said people from a nearby trailer park are dumping on his property and stealing things.

At 4:04 p.m., a dead seal was reported on the beach near the Coupeville Wharf.

Sunday, Aug. 27

At 4:20 p.m., a caller reported being sick and tired of being accused of things.

At 5:52 p.m., a caller reported that people were defecating and using drugs inside the block house at Sunnyside Cemetery.

At 8:41 p.m., a suspicious man with gray hair was reported on Plantation Drive. The caller said he was “not necessarily homeless” but might just be getting water.

Monday, Aug. 28

At 9:10 a.m., a Swantown Avenue resident reported that someone dumped a mattress and garbage on her property.

At 2:34 p.m., a Jones Road resident reported that he wanted to kill the contractors who painted his house because they dumped paint all over his Harley and patio furniture.

At 3:18 p.m., an employee at a Main Street reported that an elderly woman wouldn’t wear a mask and seemed confused.

At 3:59 p.m., a woman reported she was picking blackberries on Saratoga Road and found three cell phones and a gun in the bushes.

Tuesday, Aug. 29

At 6:14 a.m., a man at Highway 525 location reported that a transient man was causing problems and saying that “all the whites” are after him.

Wednesday, Aug. 30

At 8:20 a.m., a Benton Place resident reported that a peacock was shot. The caller brought the bird to the veterinarian.

Thursday, Aug. 31

At 5:59 a.m., a Cedar View Drive resident reported that two people on his roof were harassing him.

At 8:03 a.m., a resident reported that $10,000 worth of equipment was stolen from a home on Donald Avenue.

At 8:45 p.m., a man reported that he went for a hike in the woods in Greenbank and was lost.

Friday, Sept. 1

At 10:28 a.m., a caller at a Highway 20 business said a man paid with a counterfeit $20 bill.

At 4:37 p.m., a Highway 525 resident reported that a man she hired to install a lock kept on messaging her and asking to camp on her land.

At 4:49 p.m., a resident reported that a blue Pontiac Sunbird with bullet holes and plates removed had been left on vacant land on Craw Road for several years.

At 5:05 p.m., a caller reported that a deer was dragging a pole and had “window pieces” stuck to its body on Harbor Hills Drive.

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