Sheriff's Log June 28-July 5: Rental fraud, impaired drivers, loose dogs, runaways and more....

A family from Montana moved to Lopez Island after entering into a rental agreement only to an uninhabitable shell. They went to the Sheriff's Office to report fraud because they felt the landlord had misrepresented the rental. The victim is attempting to find other housing, while dealing with the landlord. The investigation continues.

That was just one of the 275 calls, Sheriff's Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to between  June 28 and July 5, 2017.

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 2017

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island man reported a suspicious telephone call, suspecting potential misrepresentation and fraud. Upon examination, the telephone call in question was completely legitimate. No further action is necessary.

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

Boating Safety Inspection NR

Litter/Pollution/Public Health (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas deputy issued a notice of infraction for abandoning a vehicle at a local towing establishment.

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

Boating Safety Inspection NR

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

A Seattle man contacted Lopez deputies  to claim his wallet that had been found at a Lopez Island business yesterday. The owner indicated the wallet was returned intact, containing his identification, cash and credit cards.

Fraud (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a fraud involving on on-line purchase. A report was taken.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Boating Problem (Lopez Island) NR

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) UNF

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

Communications Problem (San Juan Island) CLO

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

Missing Person (Lopez Island) NR

Unwanted Person (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez Island deputy was summoned to remove an unwelcome guest after the guest refused to leave. The subject packed his things and left once contacted by deputies.

Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) NR

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Alarm (Orcas Island) NR

Animal at Large UNF

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Malicious Mischief (San Juan Island) NR

Accident-NonInj (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy spoke with a Lopez Island resident regarding a non-injury vehicle accident. The reporting person stated she was feeling ill and drove off the road while driving home from the ferry. There was no evidence of impairment. An investigation is being conducted.

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputies responded to a Residence on San Juan Island to investigated an unwanted person. Deputies made an arrest for DUI.

THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 2017

Animal Noise (San Juan Island) ACT

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Runaway Juvenile (San Juan Island) CLO

A Friday Harbor parent called to report a runaway teen. Information and a clothing description were obtained and a Juvenile Runaway report filed. Deputies checked various possible locations without success, Deputies will continue to watch for the teen.

Accident-Hit and Run (Lopez Island) ACT

Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal ACT

Runaway Juvenile (San Juan Island) CLO

A Friday Harbor girl was reported as a runaway. A runaway form was signed and deputies started contacting friends. The girl was not located, but heard about the runaway form and search for her and returned home.

Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) ACT

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Sex Offender Registration (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) UNF

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Assault - Body Force (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) ACT

Missing Person (San Juan Island) NR

Unwanted Person (Lopez Island) ACT

A Deputy criminal-trespassed a Lopez Island resident  after he went to another person's home without permission to request medication. The Deputy explained to the trespasser that he was not allowed to go on to the reporting person's address in the future. A report was completed.

DUI (San Juan Island) NR

Weapons Offense (San Juan Island) NR

Civil Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Curfew Violation (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy was dispatched to a juvenile missing curfew. A report was taken.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Domestic Dispute or Assault (Orcas Island) ACT

Alarm (Orcas Island) NR

FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 2017

DUI (San Juan Island) NR

Animal Noise (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

Abandoned Vehicle (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Parking Problem ACT

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Alarm (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Deputy stopped a vehicle near  Lopez Village after he saw the driver not wearing her seat belt. He issued the driver a ticket for failing to wear her seat belt.

Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a traffic collision. A vehicle trying to get out of traffic hit another vehicle on its side as it moved off.

Boating Safety Inspection NR

Boating Problem NR

Search Warrant (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) ACT

Trouble Unknown UNF

Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) CAA

Orcas Island deputies were dispatched to a reported single-vehicle accident in the Eastsound area. The driver, a local man, was arrested for driving under the influence.

Boating Safety Inspection NR

DUI (San Juan Island) UNF

Runaway Juvenile (Lopez Island) CLO

A Deputy spoke with Lopez Island residents  regarding a possible juvenile runaway. The worried parents reported their son had failed to come home by his assigned curfew. He was subsequently located. A report was completed.

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Animal Noise (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2017

Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) NR

Juvenile Problem (Lopez Island) CLO

A Deputy spoke with Lopez Island parents about a juvenile problem. It was determined no crime had occurred and a report was completed.

Citizen Dispute (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Island deputies were dispatched to a physical altercation involving 10 or more subjects at a local business. The crowd had dispersed by the time deputies arrived on scene. Witnesses of the altercation were interviewed and a report taken. The investigation is ongoing.

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

Malicious Mischief (San Juan Island) ACT

Trespassing (Orcas Island) NR

Malicious Mischief (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Theft (Lopez Island) UNF

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Dispute (Orcas Island) NR

Malicious Mischief (San Juan Island) ACT

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Boating Safety Inspection (San Juan Island) NR

Agency Assistance (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) ACT

Found Property ACT

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Deputy stopped a motorist for speeding in the 1300 block of Fisherman Bay Road . The Deputy issued the driver a ticket or speeding.

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Deputy stopped a motorist in the 1700 block of Fisherman Bay Road for speeding. The Deputy learned the driver did not have a valid a driver's license. The Deputy issued the driver a ticket for speeding and for not having a driver's license.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR Warning for improper lane use.

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Medical Emergency (Orcas Island) NR

Boating Accident Injury (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) ACT

Suspicious Person/Circumstance  (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy observed a vehicle travel through a stop sign in Friday Harbor. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle the driver fled. The deputy was able to stop the vehicle after a short pursuit and the driver was taken into custody.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

SUNDAY, JULY 2, 2017

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) FAL

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy initiated a traffic stop on Orcas. The driver was issued an infraction for not wearing their seat belt.

Traffic Enforcement (Lopez Island) NR

Rescue Response NR

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

Animal Bite (San Juan Island) ACT

Parking Problem (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was cited for not having a valid operator license.

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Animal at Large (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy was dispatched for a dog at large. Attempts to locate the dog and its owner are ongoing.

Weapons Offense (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Burglary, Non-Residential (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy took a report of a burglary at an Airport Hanger in Eastsound. The reporting party is reportedly missing a flight case from the hanger. There are no known suspects or leads at this time. A report was taken.

Court Order Violation (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted in reference to an Order Violation that occurred in the San Juan Island area. The caller claimed to received phone calls and texts from a friend of an ex boyfriend. Investigation discovered no crime committed.

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Property Damage, Non Vandalism (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez deputy was contacted in regards to a disagreement which took place between restaurant staff and a patron. An informational report was taken.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Dispute ACT (San Juan Island)

Illegal Fireworks (Lopez Island) UNF

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Found Property (Orcas Island) NR

Found Property (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

MONDAY, JULY 3, 2017

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a dog at large. The dog was returned to the owner and the Deputy issued the owner a warning letter.

Animal Noise (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm ACT

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

Disorderly Conduct (Lopez Island) UNF

Fraud (San Juan Island) ACT

A new Lopez resident came to the office to report Fraud. A Lopez landlord had misrepresented a rental and based on this the victim and his family had moved from Montana to find an uninhabitable shell. The victim is attempting to find other housing, while dealing with the landlord. Investigation continues.

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check  NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez deputy took a report of a suspicious subject showing up uninvited at a residence. A report was taken.

Welfare Check (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez deputy took a request for welfare check from an out of state relative on a Lopez resident. The resident was found in good health.

Fraud (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Death Investigation  CLO

Missing Person (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez deputy was called to assist a motorist who locked their keys in the car. The vehicle was gone when the deputy arrived.

Area Check  (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Violation  (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance  (San Juan Island) NR

DUI ACT

Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was assigned an Agency Assist. The reporting deputy contacted the reporting agency in reference to a Possible Child Abuse. Investigation continues...

Traffic Hazard (Lopez Island) NR Area checked, UTL

Accident-HitRun (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

Vehicle was pulled over for speeding, 54 mph in a posted 35 mph zone and cited.

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (Lopez Island) NR UTL

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (Lopez Island) NR UTL

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was sent to investigate a disturbance near Hummel Lake. Two adult males were located in the area. They apologized for being noisy and were sent on their way. No further action necessary.

TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2017

Illegal Fireworks (Orcas Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (Orcas Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Trespassing  NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

Attempted Suicide (Lopez Island) ACT

Lopez Island deputies were called to assist a subject who had locked himself in a public restroom and was threatening to harm himself. The subject came out voluntarily and was airlifted to a hospital.

Alarm FAL

Vicious Animal  NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) ACT

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large ACT

Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

Animal at Large (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas deputy initiated a traffic stop on Mt. Baker and issued the driver an infraction for speeding 39 mph in 25 mph zone.

Illegal Fireworks NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy came upon a traffic hazard- a broken down vehicle on a busy road, and stood by until assistance arrived to remove the vehicle from the roadway. No further action was necessary.

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) CIC

A vehicle was parked in the 100 blk of Main Street Eastsound blocking a lane of traffic. Owners arrived nearly a hour later and issued parking ticket. Attachments;

Explosives Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Runaway Juvenile (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy investigated a juvenile that did not return home. Investigation continues.

DUI (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR Warning for speed

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Medical Emergency (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Missing Person (San Juan Island) NR

Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (Lopez Island) NR

Assault - Body Force NR

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Enforcement (Lopez Island) NR

DUI (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2017

Juvenile Problem (San Juan Island) UNF

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) CJA

Deputies in Friday Harbor received a report of people screaming and yelling. The Deputies discovered that several juveniles in the area were drinking. 10 juveniles were arrested for consuming / possessing alcohol.

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 275

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