Sheriff's Log: July 4-10: A rash of thefts, vehicular mishaps and troublesome folks

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 253 calls from July 4-10, 2018 including: An Orcas Island deputy was told of vandalism in Eastsound. Porta-potties were knocked over. No suspects at this time.  A Lopez Island deputy was called out to locate the source of an unusual noise occurring in the early morning hours. All was quiet when the deputy arrived.

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Statue taken from St. Francis Parish's Marian Garden

Since early spring, St. Francis Catholic Church parishioners have been developing a Marian Garden in the fenced property behind Heffernan Hall and the church office located at 425 Price Street in Friday Harbor. On June 27, a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary was placed in the garden among the newly constructed terraces of flowering annuals and perennials, roses, planters, walkways, patio and pergola.

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No serious injuries in rollover crash on 4th of July

As he was driving his family into town to see the 4th of July fireworks in Friday Harbor, San Juan County Undersheriff Zac Reimer witnessed a rollover accident  on San Juan Valley Road. A driver, allegedly under the influence, heading out of town crossed the center line hitting the car in front of Reimer's. The driver of the second car had steered towards the shoulder to avoid being hit head on. 

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Sheriff's Log: Injured eagle, self-ejecting passenger, suspicious bundle and more....

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 220 calls from June 13-20, 2018 including: A Lopez Island deputy was called regarding an injured bald eagle with a broken wing. The eagle was located alive and volunteers from Wolf Hollow responded to capture the eagle to provide care.

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of someone being thrown from a moving vehicle. The victim was located and was not thrown from the vehicle, but instead left of her own free will.

Deputies responded to a reported strong armed robbery with an assault in Eastsound. The case is under further investigation.

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Sheriff's Log May 30-June 5: Stolen social security number, car damage on ferry, illegal mooring

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 192 calls between May 30 and June 5, 2018 including these: A Lopez Island man reported that his vehicle was damaged by another motorist while aboard a Washington State Ferry sailing from Anacortes to Lopez Island. The incident is under investigation. And a deputy started an investigation of illegal mooring and possible dumping of sewage from vessels in West Sound on Orcas Island. The investigation continues.

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