Police Beat

Police Blotter, June 12 - 18, 2021

Police rounded up two loose dogs after a business owner on Commercial Ave. spotted them running at large near the busy street on Friday, June 18. The dog owner said there were contractors at her house who inadvertently let the dogs out.

Police Blotter, June 5 - 10, 2021

Photo by Marilyn Griffith Pinquoch

Police investigated blue spray paint damage to numerous trees around Mt. Erie and Sugar Loaf in the Anacortes Community Forest Lands this week.

Police Blotter, May 29 - June 4, 2021

A local woman bought nearly $10,000 worth of gift cards to clear what she thought was a bank problem that turned out to be a scam.

School District follows up on Threat Investigation

The Anacortes School District continues to cooperate with the Anacortes Police Department on a likely prank bomb threat, based on a message left on a district voicemail over the weekend.

Police Blotter, May 22 - 27, 2021

A local 37-year-old woman was cited for a hit and run motor vehicle accident after an APD Officer heard from the owner of the victim vehicle.

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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