Police Beat

Police Blotter, September 15 - 21, 2023

An Anacortes man recognized a block notice on his tablet as a fraud attempt and quickly moved to protect himself.

Police Blotter, September 8 - 14, 2023

Anacortes Police last week responded to a dangerous case of a bicyclist playing chicken in traffic.

Police Blotter, September 1 - 7, 2023

A man who was yelling and was swinging a machete while in the state ferry line got other nervous.

Police Blotter, August 25 - 31, 2023

Yet another fraud scam was reported this week; the loss apparently limited to $500. 

Police Blotter, August 18 - 23, 2023

In yet another online scam, a vacationing family arrived at an Anacortes home that they had rented on a vacation rental website and offered by someone other than the owner.

Police Blotter, August 11 - 17, 2023

Don’t leave the keys in your car because, as this first item illustrates, they just might get stolen.

Police Blotter, August 4 - 10, 2023

Anacortes Police action this week  prompted a non-operating motor vehicle to move.

Anacortes Police Blotter, July 28 - August 3, 2023

Anacortes Police are looking for whoever has cut multiple trees, broken branches and graded a new trail in an unidentified area of the Anacortes Forest Lands.

Police Blotter July 21 - 27, 2023

An Anacortes Police Officer spotted an extension cord running across an alley, across a sidewalk and to a camper parked on the street.

Police Blotter, July 14 - 20, 2023

Anacortes Police, along with city fire units and other crews from neighboring fire districts, responded to an apartment fire.