Crime Watch

Here’s a roundup of some of the more interesting recent neighborhood crime news from throughout Snohomish and Island counties, provided by police:

Arlington

* 18400 block of East Country Club Drive, June 14. Several coin sets were reported stolen in a house burglary.

* 18300 block of Champions Drive, June 11. A resident reported seeing minors vandalize a vehicle by throwing a watermelon at it.

* 21100 block of 81st Drive NE, June 9. All four tires on a vehicle were reported slashed, causing $600 damage.

* 6700 block of 211th Place NE, June 8. A woman reported that her roommate stole things from her and sold some items to a Marysville pawn shop.

* 600 block of East First Street, June 6. Three minors were arrested for allegedly spray painting the walls of the old high school gym.

Oak Harbor

* 1500 block of East Whidbey Avenue, June 21. A boy, possibly 7 years old, was reported driving a battery-operated vehicle in the middle of the street.

Stanwood

* 17500 block of West Lake Goodwin Road, June 22. A bookkeeper at the Seven Lakes Water Association reported finding a .380-caliber bullet on her desk. It appears someone shot into the building sometime after hours. The bullet ricocheted off an interior wall and landed on a computer mouse pad. The shell casing was found outside on the street. Police did not receive any additional complaints of stray bullets in the area.

* 9600 block of 276th Street NW, June 19. Police investigated a report of a man hiding in the bushes, possibly without clothing. Police contacted a 37-year-old Stanwood man, who was fully clothed. Police report that he was under the influence and denied having taken off his clothes.

* 8500 block of 271st Street NW, June 16. A deaf, blind man walked into a moving train but suffered minor injuries. Witnesses waiting at the railroad crossing honked their car horns to warn him but later learned he was deaf. The man declined transportation to a medical facility and was taken home.

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