Police Beat

Police Blotter, July 4 - 9, 2020

Anacortes Police included only one fireworks-related issue, a reported fight over fireworks, in this week’s Police Blotter.

Police Blotter, June 17 - July 3, 2020

Several residents reported attempted scams this week, including one in which someone opened a fraudulent credit card account, then ran up charges of nearly $10,000.

Police Blotter, June 20 - 26, 2020

Anacortes police are looking for a man who reportedly attempted to grab a teenager near Cranberry Lake in the forest lands on June 25.  

Police Blotter, June 6 - 11, 2020

This week's Police Blotter lists one person booked into county jail. The case was a domestic violence assault in which a man assaulted his girlfriend on June 8.

The Continuing ‘Tear Gas’ Debate

The national semantics exercise over “pepper balls” and “tear gas” has continued. Attorney General William Barr objected to the description of “pepper spray” as a “chemical irritant.”

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

605 Skagit Cases (+32)
<30 Cases in ZIP 98221

62 Hospitalizations (+1)
16 Deaths (+0)
454 Recovered
13,589 Tested
4.53% Positive

40,656 Cases Statewide (+1,438)
4,751 Hospitalizations (+89)

1,428 Deaths Statewide (+14)
686,005 Total Tests Statewide
5.9% Positive

Updated 8:00 pm July 12, 2020.

Our Coronavirus page is updated each morning.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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