Sheriff's Log March 1-7: Sheep problems on Lopez and Decatur Islands

Deputies in the San Juan Islands responded to 132 calls March 1-7, 2017 including this one. An intoxicated male was found in a family's driveway, in their van, drunk and honking the horn. The male was contacted and arrested and booked into jail pending court.

The disposition codes are: ACT- active; CIC - citation issued; CLO - closed; FAL - false; INA - inactive; NR - no report; UNF - unfounded. 

WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017

Malicious Mischief (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

Vehicle stopped for expired 03/2016 registration. Driver has no license or proof of insurance.

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) UNF

Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) ACT

DUI (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island man was stopped at cited for speeding on Hummel Lake Rd.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

(Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was sent to check on sheep out in the roadway. The sheep were out in a pasture when the deputy arrived. Nearby residents were contacted to help determine the owner.

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

Controlled Substance Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Animal Bite (San Juan Island) ACT

 PIMC contacted the Sheriffs Office reference a dog bite. A deputy responded and took a report of the incident.

Trespassing (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to the Port of Friday Harbor Spring Street Landing regarding the report of a trespass violation. A Port of Friday Harbor employee observed the suspect in a silver van which was parked in the lower parking lot. 

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

THURSDAY, March 2, 2017

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance ACT

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

Trespassing (Decatur Island) INA

A trespassing complaint was made from a resident on Decatur Island. A report was taken.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Malicious Mischief (Orcas Island) ACT

Civil Problem (San Juan Island) ACT

Noise Complaint /not dogs UNF

Vehicle owner turned off alarm

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Fraud NR

Citizen Assist UNF

Civil Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

Attempted Suicide (Orcas Island) INA

Deputies responded to a possible suicidal person in Eastsound. The person was seen by a mental health professional and then taken to Friday Harbor for more evaluation.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, March 3, 2017

Sick or Injured Animal (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies were dispatched to a Domestic Dispute in Friday Harbor. After further investigation it was found to be verbal only and parties separated with no further incident.

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

Wanted Person (Orcas Island) CAA

Deputies recognized a subject that had warrants in Eastsound. The subject was arrested. A controlled substance was found on the person during the search incident to arrest. The subject was booked into jail due to the warrant and felony possession of drugs.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) ACT

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) CLO

The victim contacted the Sheriff's Office in reference to a Fraud. The victim was part of a data breach at a local business. Personal information about the victim and child were accessed. Informational report taken for documentation.

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Accident-HitRun (San Juan Island) ACT

Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

DUI (Orcas Island) NR

SATURDAY, March 4, 2017

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) CAA

An intoxicated male was found in a family's driveway, in their van, drunk and honking the horn. The male was contacted and arrested and booked into jail pending court.

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Harassment (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO Warning for speed

Weapons Offense (San Juan Island) NR

Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy stopped and cited a Ferndale man for speeding on Hummel Lake Rd.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) CIC

A deputy arrived at the intersection of Beaverton Valley Road and Scheffer Drive reference a non-injury two-vehicle collision. One driver was issued a Criminal Citation for Driving with a Suspended License in the 3rd Degree. A Police Traffic Collision Report was completed.

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

SUNDAY, March 5, 2017

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR Warning for speed

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) NR

A Bellingham man reported a suspicious looking man on the south end of Lopez Island. The subject was gone when the deputy arrived. No further action was necessary.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

Attempted Suicide (San Juan Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal (Orcas Island) UNF

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Agency Assistance (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance(Orcas Island) NR

Found Property ACT

A brown bifold wallet was turned into Dispatch at the San Juan County Sheriffs Office. The wallet contained a Washington State Enhanced Drivers License, an insurance card, a Costco Card, a Mastercard Debit Card, and a McMenamins.

Domestic Dispute or Assault (Orcas Island) CJA

Deputies were dispatched to a Domestic in Eastsound. One of the parties was removed and a report was taken.

Probation/Parole Violation (San Juan Island) ACT

Assault - Body Force (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of an assault. The victim was punched several times causing injury to his face. The suspect was arrested for Assault 4th degree and was booked into the jail.

Traffic Hazard ACT

SUNDAY, March 6, 2017

Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm (Orcas Island) FAL

Alarm ACT

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Trouble Unknown (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speeding in school zone.

Found Property (Orcas Island) NR RETURNED TO OWNER

Agency Assistance (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy contacted a resident about a backyard burn. Information was provided to the resident on what materials are appropriate to burn and others that should be disposed of by other means. The resident promised compliance with the rules in the future. No further action necessary.

Vicious Animal (Orcas Island) NR

Parking Problem (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island woman reported an abandoned vehicle near her workplace. A deputy identified the owner of the vehicle, who agreed to remove the vehicle later in the day. No further action necessary.

Accident-Injury, Traffic (Orcas Island) CAA

A deputy and Orcas Fire and EMS crews responded to a rollover collision near Eastsound. Field tests were performed and the driver was not believed to be impaired. He was cited for driving with a suspended license and for violating his ignition interlock requirement.

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Agency Assistance (Orcas Island) NR

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

VIN Inspection (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island resident requested information on how to have an abandoned vehicle removed from private property. A deputy inspected the vehicle in question and provided suggestions for removal.

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez deputy was dispatched for sheep-at-large in a resident's yard. A likely owner was identified and attempts were made to contact him.

Fraud (San Juan Island) NR

Property Damage, Non Vandalism (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

TUESDAY, March 7, 2017

Alarm FAL

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

Fraud (San Juan Island) ACT

Fish & Game Violation (Lopez Island) NR

Accident-Injury, Traffic (Lopez Island) ACT

Lopez Island deputies responded to a rollover crash on Lopez Sound Rd. The driver was transported to the clinic by EMS with minor injuries.

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A deputy initiated a traffic stop in Friday Harbor and the driver was issued an infraction for speed.

VIN Inspection (Orcas Island) NR

Boating Problem (Lopez Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) CLO

A Decatur Island residence reported feral sheep being killed. A report was taken.

Theft (Orcas Island) UNF DOG LOCATED/NOT STOLEN

Mental Health (San Juan Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 132

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