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Wednesday, June 9

At 9:57 a.m., a resident reported that a man, “ginger but balding,” was chasing a pickup on Fakkema Road.

At 11:49 a.m., a driver reported that a man was lying “flat face down” on the side of Dike Road.

At 1:45 p.m., a caller reported that during a Zoom meeting with students from South Whidbey High School, a group of other teenagers “broke in” and began making racist comments toward one student.

At 4:29 p.m., a resident reported seeing a man drag a little girl into a house on Heller Street.

At 6:35 p.m., a caller reported that three Maserati race cars were speeding on Highway 525.

At 1:13 p.m., a caller reported that a Canada goose was shot with an arrow on the beach area near Nichols Brothers Boat Builders.

Friday, June 11

At 3:49 a.m., a woman on Highway 20 reported that someone came to her door and said she had a dead body in her yard.

At 8:11 a.m., a private investigator reported that she would be doing surveillance in the area.

At 12:17 p.m., a caller reported that a 25-foot abandoned fishing boat was on the beach in the area of Seacrest Lane.

At 5:57 p.m., a caller reported that a man was pretending to fix his bike on the side of Saratoga Road.

At 6:08 p.m., a resident reported that a barefoot woman with a shaved head was walking with her hands under her armpits on Goldie Street.

Saturday, June 12

At 5:44 a.m., a Torrence Lane resident reported that he was having a pig roast and there would be a lot of smoke.

At 11:12 a.m., a driver reported that a man who looked “pretty messed up” was lying on the side of Race Road.

At 6:39 p.m., a caller from another state said he was coming to Whidbey, has a suitcase full of gold coins and has people watching prosecutors.

Sunday, June 13

At 11:03 a.m., a caller reported that two boats were harassing a pod of whales in the Bush Point area.

At 12:37 p.m., a resident reported that a baby deer was stuck in a fence on Whispering Pine Lane.

At 1:16 p.m., a caller at a church on Newman Road reported that a man asked a church member for a glass of water.

At 6:59 p.m., a man in the area of Fakkema Road reported that he invited a woman into his van to get out of the rain and she stole stuff from him.

At 9:23 p.m., the manager of the McDonalds in Anacortes reported that an employee’s boyfriend left a message saying she had been taken and “good luck finding her.” The caller said the employee never showed up for work.

Tuesday, June 15

At 7:23 a.m., a Sharon Street resident reported that a man pretending to be a salesman keeps coming to the door.

At 8:22 a.m., a Limpet Lane resident reported that a fawn was left on the doorsteps.

At 1:11 p.m., a Phillip Street resident reported that someone shot at his house.

Wednesday, June 16

At 8:55 a.m., a Smugglers Cove Road resident asked if she could shoot a feral cat that was stalking her chickens.

At 9:43 a.m., a Swan Drive resident reported recognizing “Chewbacca” from a post on the sheriff’s office Facebook page.

At 5:51 p.m., a caller reported that surveillance video showed two people in disguises breaking into donation boxes.

Thursday, June 17

At 7:37 a.m., a caller reported that possible sex trafficking was happening at a North Whidbey home.

At 8:20 p.m., a jailer reported that an inmate at the jail had a head injury.

At 9:40 p.m., a driver reported that kids were throwing rocks at trucks on Timberline Road.

Friday, June 18

At 11:06 a.m., a caller reported that his 27-foot sailboat was missing from the marina in Langley.

At 11:08 a.m., a resident reported that a woman was walking backwards down Main Street and flipping people off.

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