Sheriff's Log July 5-11: Noisy dogs, biting dogs, loose dogs, fraud and more...

San Juan County Sheriff's deputies responded to 253 calls between July 5 and July 11, 2017 including this one: A Los Angeles couple were contacted and warned for trespassing on private property by a Lopez deputy. They parked their car in a private driveway and set out hiking at a local attraction. The homeowner was concerned when they came home and found an unfamiliar car in their driveway. 

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

WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2017

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

Boating Problem (Orcas Island) NR

VIN Inspection (San Juan Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Sex Offender Registration (San Juan Island) NR

Found Property (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy picked up Found Property from a business in Friday Harbor. Owner was located and an arraignment are being made for them to claim the item. 

Missing Person (Orcas Island) UNF

Animal at Large ACT

Found Property (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was dispatched to a report of found property in Friday Harbor, it was processed and booked in as evidence in relation to another case. No further.

Area Check (Lopez Island) NR

Animal Noise (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy responded to an accident-non injury in Eastsound. After an investigation was completed a report was written.

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) NR

Civil Problem (Lopez Island) CLO

A deputy responded to Lopez Island residence  for a tenant and landlord dispute. There was no crime between the involved persons however one of them was determined to have an out-of-county arrest warrant for assault. There was no room in the mainland jail and the subject was not arrested.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) ACT

Sick or Injured Animal (Orcas Island) NR

Animal at Large ACT

Unwanted Person NR

Heart Problem (Lopez Island) NR

Assist with EMS call

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas deputy initiated a traffic stop on Orcas Road for speeding. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding 45 mph in a posted 25 mph zone.

Agency Assistance (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called to an illegal beach fire at Watmough Bay. The fire was out when the deputy arrived. The group was told that fires are not allowed.

Drowning (San Juan Island) ACT

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) ACT

Theft (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy was called to take a report of prescription medication taken from a woman's purse sometime on the Fourth of July. A report was taken.

Missing Person (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

THURSDAY, JULY 6, 2017

Boating Problem ACT

Abandoned Vehicle (Orcas Island) NR

Fraud (San Juan Island) INA

A Friday Harbor victim reported fraudulent use of his credit card. It was used to set up an AOL account, with several purchases made. He has already cancelled the credit card, but AOL requires law enforcement contact, which was done for him, canceling the account.

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

Trouble Unknown (Lopez Island) NR

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

Unconscious (Orcas Island) NR

Animal Noise (San Juan Island) ACT

Animal at Large (Lopez Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) ACT

Animal Bite (San Juan Island) CLO

Deputies met with a service person bitten by a dog. At the customer's home the door was partially open and their dog came out and bit him on the calf, before he could get away. The owners were very apologetic and agreed to follow all the dog bite rules. Report filed.

Fire Alarm 13:13:06 07/06/17 ACT

Traffic Stop 13:18:51 07/06/17 (San Juan Island) NR

Lost Property (San Juan Island) NR

Animal Noise (San Juan Island) NR

Agency Assistance (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Rape/Attempted Rape (San Juan Island) ACT

A Friday Harbor resident had an unwanted person at her home. The investigation is ongoing.

Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was dispatched to a two-car non-injury collision in Friday Harbor. A collision report was completed and no infractions were issued.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy stopped a motorist  after he saw her speeding in the 1400 block of Fisherman Bay Road. The deputy issued the driver a ticket for speeding.

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Harassment (San Juan Island) UNF

Trouble Unknown (Orcas Island) NR

Vagrancy (San Juan Island) NR

Alarm (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A deputy initiated a traffic stop in Friday Harbor for speeding. Driver was issued an infraction for speeding.

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Welfare Check (Lopez Island) NR -

Area Check (Orcas Island) CIC

Two vessels were cited for San Juan County Code day use mooring at the Eastsound County Dock.

Area Check (Orcas Island) CIC

Two vessels were cited for San Juan County Code day use mooring at the West Sound County Dock

Suspicious Person/Circumstance ACT

Trouble Unknown (Lopez Island) NR

A Deputy responded to a Lopez Island residence for a trouble unknown complaint. It was learned that the home owner called 9-1-1 and hung up after she and her boyfriend got into an argument. The investigation revealed no conclusive evidence of a crime. A report was completed. 

FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2017

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) FAL

Parking Problem (Lopez Island) NR

Boating Problem (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez deputy was dispatched for a sunken sailboat in Fisherman Bay. A report was taken.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Boating Problem (Lopez Island) ACT

Agency Assistance (Orcas Island) NR

Abandoned Vehicle (Lopez Island) ACT

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Threats (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy was dispatched to a threats complaint on Orcas. After contacting all involved a report was taken.

Parking Problem (Lopez Island) NR

Aircraft Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Information Report ACT

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC -

Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy responded to a report of a Collision involving one vehicle in the 500 block of Olga Rd. The driver was issued an infraction for No Valid Operator's License and a Collision Report was made.

Parking Problem (Lopez Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal UNF

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A deputy initiated a traffic stop on a driver for talking on the cell phone while driving. The driver was issued an infraction cell phone use while driving.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) CIC

A vessel was cited for San Juan County Code day use mooring at the Obstruction pass County Dock.

Animal Noise (San Juan Island) NR

Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

SATURDAY, JULY 8, 2017

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Trouble Unknown (Lopez Island) CLO

A deputy responded to a Lopez Island business for a 9-1-1 call and hang up. The deputy investigated and was unable to locate the person who called or to determine the reason for the call.

Threats (San Juan Island) UNF

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Animal Noise (San Juan Island) NR

DUI (San Juan Island) NR

Boating Safety Inspection NR

Accident-HitRun (San Juan Island) NR

Boating Safety Inspection NR

Accident-Injury, Traffic (San Juan Island) ACT

Found Property (Lopez Island) ACT

Vehicle Theft (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy responded to a vehicle theft on Orcas. A search for the vehicle was conducted and it was not found. A report was taken and Vehicle Theft Report was entered into the Washington database.

Malicious Mischief (Lopez Island) ACT

Boating Safety Inspection (San Juan Island) NR

Malicious Mischief (Orcas Island) ACT

Boating Safety Inspection NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A deputy stopped a motorist near Lopez Village  after he saw him driving while not wearing his seat belt. The deputy issued the driver a ticket for failing to wear his seat belt.

Trouble Unknown (Lopez Island) NR

Boating Safety Inspection NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Wanted Person (Lopez Island) CAA

Lopez deputies arrested a 34-year-old Lopez man for an outstanding warrant.

Threats (Lopez Island) NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Medical Emergency (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Recovered Stolen Vehicle (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Island Deputies were dispatched to a local business for a stolen vehicle recovery. The vehicle was processed for evidence and a report taken. The investigation is ongoing.

Threats (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was dispatched to a residence on San Juan Island to investigate fireworks. Deputy discovered the source and the home owner assured the deputy that it would not happen again.

Traffic Violation ACT

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) NR

SUNDAY, JULY 9, 2017

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Theft (Lopez Island) ACT

Trespassing (Orcas Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (Orcas Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal ACT

Theft (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez deputy was dispatched to a reported theft of a yard statue. A report was taken.

Abandoned Vehicle (Lopez Island) NR

VIN Inspection (Orcas Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CAA

A deputy conducted a traffic stop in Eastsound. It was found that the driver had a suspended license. The driver was given a citation for Driving While License Suspended and given a warning for speed.

Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

A deputy took a walk-in theft complaint in Eastsound. A report was taken. No suspects at this time.

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check (Orcas Island) NR

Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) ACT

Agency Assistance (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for stop sign

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Seattle man was stopped and cited for speeding on Fisherman Bay Rd near Lopez Village. A deputy checked the man's speed at 50 mph in the 25 zone.

Missing Person (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Dispute (Orcas Island) CIC

Orcas deputies responded to  a report of a Citizen Dispute in front of the a residential complex. Through their investigation Deputies found that the 18 year old subject causing the dispute was an intoxicated. The male was cited for Minor in Possession, released to his mother, and a report was

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a suspicious circumstance. The Deputy resolved the issue by helping the citizen.

MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017

Animal at Large NR

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

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Aircraft Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

Death Investigation (San Juan Island) ACT

Suspicious Person/Circumstance ACT

Boating Acc NI (San Juan Island) ACT

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy took custody of a dog found running at large near Woodmen Hall. The dog was returned to its owner, who was warned to keep the dog contained.

Theft ACT

Harassment (Orcas Island) NR

Vicious Animal (Orcas Island) ACT

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Animal Noise (Orcas Island) NR

TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2017

Area Check (Orcas Island) CIC

A vessel was cited for Day Use only San Juan County Code at the West Sound County Dock. Warned for expired vessel registration. Another vessel was warned of day use only.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Vehicle Prowl (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Island deputies were dispatched to a theft call in the Eastsound area. A report was taken. The investigation is ongoing.

Citizen Assist ACT

Animal Noise (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas Island deputy was dispatched to a noise complaint in the Eastsound area. The deputy discovered that the local woman had been warned multiple times in the prior months. The woman was issued an infraction.

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) ACT

Found Property (San Juan Island) ACT

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Trouble Unknown (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) ACT

GOA

Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

DUI (San Juan Island) UNF

Trouble Unknown (Lopez Island) NR

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

Parking Problem NR

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) ACT

Cows were GOA

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) ACT

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (Lopez Island) ACT

Lopez Sand and Gravel dump truck. axle locked, blocking south bound lane. Towed back to shop by another dump truck.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR Warning for speed

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Parking Problem (Lopez Island) NR

A Los Angeles couple were contacted and warned for trespassing on private property by a Lopez deputy. They parked their car in a private driveway and set out hiking at a local attraction. The homeowner was concerned when they came home and found an unfamiliar car in their driveway.

Weapons Noise (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez deputy was sent to investigate several gunshots heard on the south end of the island. The area was checked and neither the source or location of the shots was located.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) UNF

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) CIC

The same vessel was docked after day use only hours at the West Sound San Juan County Dock and cited again.

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) ACT

Total Incidents for This Report: 223

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