Shelter Bay car prowls investigated


September 15, 2021

It’s often said that crime doesn’t take a holiday.

That was certainly the case locally as Swinomish Tribal Police received reports of 10 vehicle prowls in Shelter Bay over the Labor Day weekend.

“From reviewing the reports,” Swinomish Police Chief Earl Cowan told the Weekly News Sept. 7, “it appears that every case involved a vehicle that had been left unlocked overnight.”

Cowan said Swinomish Police encourage everyone to lock their vehicles and remove any valuables for the night.

“Or at least,” added Cowan, “hide them out of sight so they are not attractive targets of...

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