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APD has received two independent reports from local residents who contacted police after receiving fraudulent calls from someone claiming to be “Sergeant Cook” of the Anacortes Police Department.

The fraudster claims to be calling about the call recipient’s arrest warrants, then attempts to glean personal information. 

There are several red flags here: 1. There is not a “Sergeant Cook” working for the Anacortes Police Department. 2. APD will not call you if you have a warrant. We will contact you in person. 3. Very rarely will a legitimate organization of any kind contact you via telephone to obtain personal identifying information.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

5,075 Confirmed Skagit Cases
430-439 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

326 Hospitalizations
72 Deaths
49,057 Fully Vaccinated
59,732 Initial Doses Given


389,882 Confirmed Cases Statewide
23,187 Hospitalizations

5,622 Deaths Statewide
2,757,234 Fully Vaccinated
3,562,750 Initial Doses Given

Updated 7 pm, May 15, 2021.

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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