Police Beat

Police Blotter, February 11 - 15, 2018

A 40-year-old Anacortes man was arrested and charged with theft after stealing a gallon of milk from a convenience store on 12th Street early Sunday morning.

Police Blotter, February 3 - 9, 2018

A teenage driver caused a collision when he tried to pass another car on the median on R Ave.

Police Blotter, Jan. 27 - Feb. 2, 2018

Residents of a 17th St. home were surprised when they heard their front door open and a man walk in. He was still there when police arrived.

Police Blotter, January 21 - 26, 2018

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City Parks staff contacted police to report a damaged picnic table on Loop Road in Washington Park sometime in the previous couple of weeks. The table was struck by a vehicle that caused large ruts in the adjacent lawn.

Woman dies after driving off ferry ramp

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A woman died when she drove her Jeep Cherokee at high speed off the end of a ferry loading ramp at the Anacortes state ferry landing. Her body was discovered in her vehicle once it was pulled from the water. 

Car drives into the water at Anacortes ferry landing

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A rescue operation was launched this morning after a Jeep Cherokee crashed through crossing bars and plunged into the water at the Anacortes state ferry landing. There was no ferry docked at the time. At least one person was reported inside the vehicle.