Police Beat

Woman dies after driving off ferry ramp

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A woman died when she drove her Jeep Cherokee at high speed off the end of a ferry loading ramp at the Anacortes state ferry landing. Her body was discovered in her vehicle once it was pulled from the water. 

Car drives into the water at Anacortes ferry landing

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A rescue operation was launched this morning after a Jeep Cherokee crashed through crossing bars and plunged into the water at the Anacortes state ferry landing. There was no ferry docked at the time. At least one person was reported inside the vehicle.

Police Blotter, January 13 - 18, 2018

In an unusual case, police pulled over a driver for failing to signal during a lane change on Commercial Ave. at around 2am one morning this week.

Police Blotter, January 6 - 13, 2018

Police are investigating the theft of construction tools worth several thousand dollars stolen from the high school construction project.

Police seek help in break-in theft

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Anacortes Police are seeking help in identifying a person caught in this security image taken during a break-in at a small grocery near the south end of Commercial Ave in late November.