Police Beat

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.

Police Blotter, March 18 - 23, 2017

An Anacortes man walking on Highway 20 near Sharpes Corner caused a disruption and broke a window on a pickup truck trying to get around him.

Police Blotter, March 3 - 10, 2017

As if to demonstrate that meth drug use is a problem in Anacortes, two meth cases are in this week’s police blotter.