Police Beat

Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

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Anacortes Police will hold it’s 13th prescription drug take-back day in coordination with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) this Saturday.

Police Blotter, April 15 - 20, 2017

A driver caught driving 92 miles per hour on highway 20 said he was low on fuel and wanted to get to a gas station before he ran out.

Police Blotter, April 8 - 12, 2017

A driver who was spotted going 77 miles per hour in a 55 zone along state route 20 ended up with a whole bunch of drug-related charges, but avoided a quick trip to jail because it was full.

Skagit Jurors Fail to Convict Break Free Protestors

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Six defendants and supporters celebrate outside Skagit County court after a jury failed to convict them of criminal trespass for blocking the Burlington-to-Anacortes rail line in May, 2016.

Police Blotter, March 31 - April 7, 2017

A 40-year-old Arlington man was booked into county jail on a DUI charge after using his truck to crash into other vehicles in line at the state ferry landing.

Police Blotter, March 25 - 31, 2017

An observant Anacortes Police officer this week recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a woman on drug-related charges.