Sheriff's Log May 10-17: Assaults, upset dog owner, unwelcome sleeper

 Deputies in the San Juan Islands responded to 145 calls between May 10 and May 17, 2017 including this one: A Lopez Island deputy found baskets of personal property accidentally left along Ferry Rd as the ferry was loading. The items were returned to their grateful owner prior to the sailing.

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017

Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to an Unwanted person in Friday Harbor. The complainant is going to petition for a protection order. No further. 

Parking Problem  (Lopez Island) INA

A deputy responded to a complaint of an unoccupied vehicle illegally parked in the Lopez Ferry Terminal. It was believed the vehicle was driven and abandoned by a person who had been involved in an assault. That person was not the vehicle owner. The vehicle owner was notified and the vehicle was removed.

Area Check (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island)  NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Domestic Dispute or Assault  (Lopez Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy received a report of a welfare check in Friday Harbor. The deputy checked on the person and discovered that the person was deceased. This case in still under investigation.

Alarm ACT

Traffic Violation NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island)  NR

Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) NR

Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) ACT

Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) ACT

Suspicious Person/Circumstance S Johns NR

Boating Problem NR 

Parking Problem (Lopez Island) NR

Harassment  NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm (Orcas Island) UNF

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm (Orcas Island) FAL

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) ACT

Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Communications Problem (San Juan Island) INA

Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) NR

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

Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) NR

Abandoned Vehicle (Orcas Island) NR

Court Order Violation (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy located a Friday Harbor resident violating a domestic Violence No Contact Order by being in the presence of the protected party. The subject was taken into custody and booked for the violation.

Boating Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm (Lopez Island) UNF

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Accident-Hit and Run (Lopez Island) ACT

Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Assault - Aggravated (Orcas Island) ACT

A deputy responded to an assault call in Eastsound. After an investigation there were no serious injuries and no suspects at this time.

Alarm (San Juan Island) FAL

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

Assault - Aggravated (Lopez Island) ACT On 5/12/17

Deputies received a Delayed Report of an Aggravated Assault from a male visitor to Lopez Island. The male was assaulted by three males on Ferry Rd causing substantial bodily injury. Deputies gathered information for a report and interviewed a witness. Investigation ongoing.

Litter/Pollution/Public Health (Lopez Island) ACT

Lopez deputies received a report that someone left a 55 gallon drum containing an unidentified liquid at the Lopez Island dump. Solid Waste officials advise no suspect information, but would like the public to know that potentially hazardous liquids are costly to dispose of.

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) ACT

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) UNF

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Found Property (San Juan Island) ACT

A Friday Harbor business turned in a bike that had been left in their parking lot for 3 days. There was no report of a similar bike reported as missing. Bike placed in evidence for safekeeping.

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Vicious Animal (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a motorist in the 2100 block of Fisherman Bay Road for speeding. The Deputy issued the motorist a ticket for speeding.

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle near the Lopez village. The driver was cited for speeding.

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, MAY 13

Alarm (San Juan Island) FAL

Fraud (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy responded to report of fraud in Deer Harbor. An investigation was started and a report taken.

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

Trespassing (Lopez Island) CLO May 13, 2017.

A Lopez Island deputy was called to remove an unknown subject found sleeping in travel trailer. The subject was awakened and told to leave and not return. A report was taken.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle heading northbound in the 1700 block of Mud Bay Road. The driver was issued a citation for speed.

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle traveling Southbound on Mud Bay Road. The female driver was cited for speed.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle heading westbound on Hummel Lake Road. The driver was cited for speed.

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle in the 2400 block of Fisherman Bay Road. The driver was cited for speed.

Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputies arrived at the intersection of Roche Harbor Road and Hillview Lane to investigate a report of a traffic accident. The driver was arrested for DUI.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Accident-Injury, Traffic (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy was dispatched to a non-injury collision in Friday Harbor. A report was taken.

Animal Noise (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Warning for speed and expired driver license

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR May 14, 2017.

A Lopez Island deputy was flagged down by a pedestrian regarding a dead animal in the ditch.

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC On 05/14/2017

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle traveling Northbound on Fisherman Bay Road. The Driver was cited for speed.

Weapons Offense (Orcas Island) NR 

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Found Property (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy found baskets of personal property accidentally left along Ferry Rd as the ferry was loading. The items were returned to their grateful owner prior to the sailing.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR Warning for speed

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR Warning for speed

Burglary - Residential (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a burglary that took place within the last year. It was evident that people entered the residence leaving bedding, garbage, and drug paraphernalia inside of the residence. Currently there are no suspects.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Warning for speed

Alarm UNF

Missing Person (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

MONDAY, MAY 15

Assault - Aggravated (San Juan Island) ACT

Civil Problem (Orcas Island) ACT

Fire Alarm (San Juan Island) FAL

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) ACT

Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy was dispatched to Agency Assist in Friday Harbor. The Deputy provided the information to the Agency. 

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Theft (San Juan Island) ACT

Property Damage, Non Vandalism (Orcas Island) CLO

A Deputy responded to a property damage call in Eastsound. An investigation was conducted and a report taken. No suspects at this time.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR Warning for stop sign

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Warning for speed and failing to obtain a WA driver license.

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Accident-Injury, Traffic (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas deputies responded to a single car motor vehicle collision in the 3200 block of Orcas Rd. Only minor injuries were reported and a collision report was made.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017

Missing Person (Orcas Island) UNF

Traffic Hazard (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called regarding a tree down across Center Rd. The deputy stood by on scene until a public works crew arrived and cleared the roadway.

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Fraud (San Juan Island) NR

Agency Assistance NR

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Warning for speeding in school zone.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a possible fraudulent email. The reporting party has not lost any money at this point. This report is for information at this time.

Alarm FAL

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) ACT

Civil Problem (Lopez Island) NR

Alarm UNF

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) INA

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputies responded to a residence on San Juan Island to investigate a domestic disturbance. Deputies found a female at this location was upset over her dog getting out of her trailer.

Alarm (San Juan Island) UNF

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 145

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