received a total of 161 calls between Friday, Feb. 17, and Thursday, Feb. 23. Below are selected reports.
At 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17, a case of malicious mischief was reported in the 700 block …
The Port Townsend Police Department received a total of 161 calls between Friday, Feb. 17, and Thursday, Feb. 23. Below are selected reports.
At 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17, a case of malicious mischief was reported in the 700 block of Water Street after someone smashed out the window of a downtown business. There are no suspects and law enforcement was waiting on a call back from the store owner for estimated damages.
At 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in the 2600 block of Washington Street, malicious mischief was reported after a boat owner’s vessel was vandalized. Someone had thrown a can of paint at the boat, and it cured to the side. The damage was estimated to be around $700 and the crime is under investigation.
At 1:50 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, near the Water and Tyler streets intersection, a man was seen yelling and throwing a stick in the plaza area.
Officers spoke to the man, who appeared to be a local transient. Another transient man came up and assisted the police with calming the other man down and escorting him away. No crime had occurred.
At 3:50 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, police received a report of a traffic complaint at the Highway 20 and Mill Road intersection of a woman running down the hill and charging at cars.
Officers located the woman but did not observe any inappropriate behavior.
At 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, a transient man in the 300 block of West Sims Way was reported after he set up a tent on a fast food restaurant’s property.
An employee asked him to leave, and he said he was disabled and wasn’t going anywhere until his ride got to the lot. He’d been there for around 20 minutes when officers contacted him. He was advised to leave and the man got upset and began yelling while pacing up and down the road.
When he went across the street, the police left.