Sheriff's Log March 8-13: Cars damaged, goat on the loose, fraud...

Deputies in the San Juan Islands responded to 115 calls March 8-15, 2017 including this one. A deputy was dispatched to a chimney fire. Before the deputy arrived, the call turned into a dispute at the residence. The deputy settled the dispute between room-mates and the fire department made sure the chimney fire was out.

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

WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017

Agency Assistance 00:20:04 03/08/17(San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

Accident-HitRun (San Juan Island) CIC

A deputy was dispatched to possible Hit and Run Unattended in Friday Harbor. After further investigation the driver was cited for Negligent Driving in the Second Degree.

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Agency Assistance (Lopez Island) NR

Theft (San Juan Island) ACT

Accident-Injury, Traffic (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy was dispatched to unknown injury collision in Friday Harbor. The driver was cited for Driving While Suspended Third Degree.

Communications Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Wanted Person (Orcas Island) NR

Threats (Orcas Island) INA

A Decatur Island resident reported an incident involving the killing of feral sheep. A report was taken.

Traffic Violation (Lopez Island) ACT

VIN Inspection (San Juan Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal (Orcas Island) NR

Unwanted Person (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island woman reported a suspicious vehicle driving past her residence multiple times over a two hour time period. The vehicle was gone at the time of the call.

THURSDAY, March 9, 2017

Weapons Offense ACT

Welfare Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

Confidential (San Juan Island) ACT

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy responded to report of a subject throwing sticks at passing vehicles on Orcas Island. The incident was investigated and report was written. Settled by contact.

Weapons Offense (San Juan Island) UNF

Accident-HitRun (Lopez Island) ACT

A deputy responded to the Lopez Island ferry terminal for a hit and run complaint. The suspect was located and it was determined that he was not aware he damaged the victim's unoccupied parked vehicle. The vehicle owners exchanged information and a report was completed.

Wanted Person (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Violation (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez deputy was dispatched for a report of a school bus stop sign violation. The driver, a Lopez resident was cited.

Civil Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Chimney Fire (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was dispatched to a chimney fire. Before the deputy arrived, the call turned into a dispute at the residence. The deputy settled the dispute between room-mates and the fire department made sure the chimney fire was out.

FRIDAY, March 10, 2017

Fraud (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted in reference to a Fraud. The victim was involved in a scam involving a phony job. Investigation continues.

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) ACT

A pedestrian on Orcas Island reported a subject driving in an aggressive manner. The investigation is still on going.

Welfare Check (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez deputy was dispatched for a possible suicidal subject. The subject was located and found not to be an imminent danger to himself.

Theft (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a shoplift that occurred in the Friday Harbor area. The victim provided security camera footage of the suspect committing the crime. Investigation continues...

Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Domestic in the San Juan Island area. The reporting deputy arrived and contacted the involved parties. The incident was found to be verbal only. The involved parties agreed to separate.

Citizen Dispute (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Fraud (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan resident called to report an IRS/identity fraud case. Someone had used their information to file a fraudulent tax return. They filed a report and were given an identity theft packet to follow up on with banks and credit companies.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist ACT

Alcohol Offense (San Juan Island) CJA

Deputies responded to a juvenile problem in Friday Harbor. A juvenile was taken into custody for consuming alcohol.

SATURDAY, March 11, 2017

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Trouble Unknown (Orcas Island) NR

Unconscious (San Juan Island) NR

Wanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Prowler (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) FAL

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Wanted Person (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was sent to deal with a goat reportedly running in the roadway on Mud Bay Rd. The goat was gone on arrival, and the goat's likely owner was identified. No further action was taken.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Found Property (San Juan Island) ACT

Cash was turned into dispatch at the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office. The money will kept in the Evidence Department.

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Mental Health (San Juan Island) NR

Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) NR

Trespassing (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies had contact with a male subject that was acting strangely. After multiple contacts the male made threats to the public and was taken to PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center for mental health.

Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

SUNDAY, March 12, 2017

Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) ACT

Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR Warned for speed

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy noticed an open door on an unoccupied residence. The house was checked and nothing appeared amiss, and then secured. No further action was taken.

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Suicide, Actual (Lopez Island) ACT

Lopez deputies were dispatched for a third-party report of a possible suicide. Deputies located the subject alive and well.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

Malicious Mischief (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez deputy was dispatched for reported tire damage inflicted by a Lopez woman. Subject cited and charges filed with the prosecutor's office.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Attempted Suicide (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a suicide attempt. It was reported that the victim took several prescription pills. The person was transported to Peace Island Medical Center.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

MONDAY, March 13, 2017

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check (Lopez Island) NR

Responded with EMS. Everything ok upon arrival.

Fraud (San Juan Island) NR

Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

A deputy responded to a reported theft from a construction site on Orcas Island. It was found that several hand and power tools had been taken from the site. Further investigation is being conducted.

Litter/Pollution/Public Health (San Juan Island) NR

Harassment (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy responded to an unruly patron at a Post Office on Orcas Island. The post master requested that deputies trespass the subject from that specific post office location. The subject was contacted and ordered not to return there. No further action was required.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR Warning for speed

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Litter/Pollution/Public Health (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy responded to a report of littering. It was found that several dozen empty plastic Vodka Bottles were found on an Orcas resident's property. It is unknown at this time who may have dumped the bottles in the area.

Traffic Violation (Lopez Island) NR

Missing Person (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

TUESDAY, March 14, 2017

Intoxicated Person NR

Runaway Juvenile (San Juan Island) ACT

Parents reported their juvenile son had run away from home over discipline issues. A runaway form was filled out and deputies searched, without success. Deputies will continue to watch or the juvenile.

Malicious Mischief (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy was sent to investigate vandalism to a vehicle that was parked at the victim's residence. The incident is under investigation.

Found Property (Orcas Island) ACT

Communications Problem (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warned for stop sign, Dill at Center.

Fraud NR

Parking Problem (Lopez Island) NR

Work zone safety concerns regarding RBC Construction. Referred to Public Works.

Found Property (Lopez Island) ACT

Visitors to Lopez Island found a set of keys at a park and turned them in to a Lopez deputy.

Theft (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island man discovered that the rear license plate had been stolen from the back of his pickup and another plate left in its place. A check of that plate revealed it had been reported stolen in Seattle. The stolen plate was recovered by the deputy.

Found Property (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal (Orcas Island) NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to an Unwanted Person at a local business in the Friday Harbor area. The involved parties were contacted. The involved person was trespassed from the business.

Total Incidents for This Report: 116

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