Man irate about transit system harasses dispatcher | Coupeville blotter

The following items were selected from reports made to the Coupeville Town Marshal’s Office:



Sunday, Jan. 13

6:19 a.m. — A caller on NE 7th Street advised roads in town were icy.



Saturday, Jan. 12

1:04 p.m. — A caller on NE Parker Road reported people on a crab boat in the water were waving an orange flag for help, but another boat was on its way to them.

7:15 p.m. — A caller from Island County Transit reported a man came to the bus barn highly irate because a bus didn’t pick him up and was harassing the dispatcher.



Friday, Jan. 11

6:28 a.m. — A caller on State Route 20 in the Madrona Way area said they saw a green flare launched from the water somewhere in Penn Cove, but was unable to see anything else.



Monday, Jan. 7

5:52 a.m. — A caller on N. Main Street reported hearing a man screaming, yelling and cursing from the main doorway; caller thought the man was trying to gain access to the building.

11:23 a.m. — Whidbey General Hospital reported it would be without power and heat from 3 p.m. to midnight and would be on complete diversion while ducting and other equipment was repaired or redone.



Sunday, Jan. 6

10:56 a.m. — A caller at George Drive and Samish Court reported there was a blue BMW with its trunk open and people were standing behind the vehicle shooting into the woods.

9:16 p.m. — The Island County Sheriff’s Office reported someone kept calling the jail making threats against the Sheriff.



Saturday, Jan. 5

4:58 p.m. — A caller on NE Summit Loop reported someone had dug up a plant from his yard sometime in the past few days.

Friday, Jan. 4

11:46 p.m. — A caller on N. Main Street reported that a man in the apartment below him was yelling and screaming.



Thursday, Jan. 3

2:21 p.m. — A caller northbound on State Route 20 reported a Red Geo Metro was all over the roadway and driving varying speeds.

4:48 p.m. — A caller on NW Broadway Street reported someone was burning materials across the street from the caller.






We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the Oct 20
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates