Police Beat

Police Blotter, June 6 - 11, 2020

This week's Police Blotter lists one person booked into county jail. The case was a domestic violence assault in which a man assaulted his girlfriend on June 8.

The Continuing ‘Tear Gas’ Debate

The national semantics exercise over “pepper balls” and “tear gas” has continued. Attorney General William Barr objected to the description of “pepper spray” as a “chemical irritant.”

Police Blotter, May 26 - June 5, 2020

An Anacortes man was booked into county jail following a traffic stop which uncovered several violations and aa arrest warrant for assault.

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COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

5,515 Confirmed Skagit Cases
374 Hospitalizations
79 Deaths
66,621 Fully Vaccinated
72,640 Initial Doses Given


431,743 Confirmed Cases Statewide
26,708 Hospitalizations

6,119 Deaths Statewide
4,012,834 Fully Vaccinated
4,375,137 Initial Doses Given

Updated 7pm, July 29, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times