Police Beat

The Police Blotter, Mar. 21, 2009

An Anacortes police officer stoped a motorist going 95 miles per hour on Highway 20, then another motorist stopped to thank the police officer.

Local pharmacy robbed

2009-0320_drug_robbery.jpgAnacortes Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect who, they say, robbed a drug store in the 1400 block of Commercial Ave of an undisclosed amount of prescription medications.

Guilty plea in deer shootings

An Anacortes man has pleaded guilty in connection with the bow-and-arrow shootings of two dear in the city last fall. 

The Police Blotter, Mar. 14, 2009

Five vehicle collisions were reported on Monday, March 9th, between 11:30 am and 12:30 pm on highway 20 between Thompson Rd. and Fidalgo Rd. Officers said that the sudden heavy snow fall in the area made visibility poor and the roads slick. No one was injured in any of the collisions.

The Police Blotter, Mar. 7, 2009

Last weekend, an employee of a downtown restaurant found five baggies with trace amounts of white powder in them in a parking lot behind the business.

The Police Blotter, Mar. 1, 2009

A 38-year-old Anacortes man died Tuesday as a result of a SCUBA diving accident the previous Saturday in Burrows Bay.