Sheriff's Log - July 26-August 2: Stolen tip jar, missing medication, and bicyclist relieving himself

San Juan County Sheriff's deputies responded to 263 calls between July 26 and August 2 26, 2017 including this one: A Deputy spoke with a Lopez Island property owner regarding a trespassing complaint. The reporting person stated unidentified bicyclist urinated in her yard without permission. The bike tour company agreed to take steps in the future to prevent similar activities in the future.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Domestic Dispute or Assault (Lopez Island) CLO

Deputies contacted Lopez Island residents  to investigate a report of an active domestic violence incident. It was determined there was no evidence of a crime and a report was completed.

Trespassing (Lopez Island) NR

A deputy spoke with a Lopez Island property owner regarding a trespassing complaint. The reporting person stated unidentified bicyclist urinated in her yard without permission. The bike tour company agreed to take steps in the future to prevent similar activities in the future.

Found Property (San Juan Island) INA

A person brought the listed cellphone to the Dispatch window. He stated that he found the phone directly adjacent to the road, in the S curves on San Juan Valley Rd, near the northbound lane. The phone and case appear undamaged, and the phone is operational.

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was contacted at the Sheriff's Office regarding civil dispute. Informational Report was taken.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) ACT

Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy responded to an accident with no injuries call in Eastsound. The accident had happened at a different location and both parties exchanged information and no one was injured. A report was taken.

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

Abandoned Vehicle (Lopez Island) NR

Found Property ACT

Weapon Safekeeping (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy received an item someone wanted the Sheriff's Office to put in for Safe Keeping. Deputy booked item into the evidence locker.

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas deputy conducted a traffic stop on Mount Baker Road for speeding. The driver was cited for 62 mph in a 35 mph zone.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

Welfare Check (Orcas Island) NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report from the hospital that they were having trouble with someone. The Deputy observed that the person had calmed down and was going to remain calm. This report is for information only.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a dog at large. The dog was released to the owner with a warning letter.

Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a domestic. This case is still under investigation.

Harassment (San Juan Island) INA

A citizen requested a deputy intervene in unwanted contact from a Friday Harbor resident.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

Threats (San Island) ACT

A Friday Harbor resident reported Facebook harassment/threats. The person has been working on issues with a neighbors barking dog. A friend of that neighbor made threatening remarks on Facebook Messenger. This person will be contacted.

Noise Complaint /not dogs (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez deputy was contacted by a resident who had received two scam telephone calls. One call purported to fix the resident's computer and the other purported to be the resident's grandson incarcerated in a foreign prison. No personal information was given, and no financial loss reported.

Weapons Noise (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez deputy was dispatched for a shooting noise complaint. The shooting did not violate the noise ordinance, but was referred to code enforcement for possible land use violation.

Theft (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez deputy was dispatched to a reported in-progress theft. The matter was found to be civil in nature.

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Island) NR

Patient Transfer (San Island) NR

Unconscious (San Island) NR

Traffic Violation (San Island) NR

Boating Acc NI (San Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A deputy conducted a traffic stop in Eastsound. The driver was given an infraction for not wearing their seatbelt and not having their registration document in the car.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Civil Problem (Lopez Island) NR

Missing Person (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Unwanted Person (Orcas Island) NR

Wanted Person (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy was advised a male with a San Juan County Warrant was in Friday Harbor. Subject was taken in custody and booked in San Juan County's Holding Facility.

Controlled Substance Problem (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Island deputies were dispatched to a business in the Eastsound area for suspicious found property. The property was booked into evidence and a report taken.

Property Damage, Non Vandalism (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas island deputy was assigned to a possible property damage call. The deputy made contact with the reporting party who did not want to file charges. An informational report was taken.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Deputy took a possible animal abuse complaint from anonymous citizen. A report was taken.

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017

Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Missing Person (San Island) UNF

Sick or Injured Animal (San Island) NR

Trespassing (San Island) ACT

A local business called to report an off-island unwanted trespasser who said he was coming to their place. Deputies checked the various hotels and campgrounds for the suspect. Deputies were alerted to be ready to respond to the business if necessary.

Area Check (San Island) NR

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Vehicle Prowl (San Island) INA

A Friday Harbor resident came to the Sheriff's Office to report theft of $200 cash from his unlocked car, parked in town. There was no physical evidence or suspects at this time.

Abandoned Vehicle (Orcas Island) ACT

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

Lost Property (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas woman reported missing medication. A report was taken.

Found Property (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Alarm ACT

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

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

Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas deputy conducted a traffic stop on Crow Valley Road. The driver was cited for speeding 56 mph in a 35 mph zone.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Boating Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Deputy stopped a motorist for speeding just north of the Lopez Village. The Deputy issued the driver a ticket for speeding.

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted at the Sheriff's Office in reference to a Citizen Assist. The reporting deputy contacted the reporting parties and discussed the incident. The reporting deputy provided information on how to handle the incident.

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A deputy stopped a motorist in the Lopez Village ofor not wearing his seatbelt. The Deputy issued the driver a ticket for failing to wear his seatbelt.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was dispatched to a Welfare Check in the San Juan Island area. The reporting deputy arrived and contacted the involved parties. The reporting deputy transported one to the hospital for an evaluation.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Missing Person (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop 7 (Orcas Island) NR

SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) ACT

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Island) NR

Trespassing (San Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance 1 (Orcas Island) NR

Heart Problem (San Island) ACT

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Island) ACT

Agency Assistance (San Island) NR

Trespassing (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

DUI (Orcas Island) NR

Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

Medical Emergency (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was dispatched to an Agency Assist in the San Juan Island area. The reporting deputy contacted the involved parties. One subject taken to Peace Island Medical Center for evaluation.

Area Check (Lopez Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) CAA

A deputy responded to an Eastsound business on a report of an unwanted person. The female subject was seen driving a vehicle. Further investigation revealed probable cause to believe the female was impaired. She was arrested for Driving Under the Influence.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a motorist in the 1400 block if Fisherman Bay Road on 07/29/17 after he saw her speeding. The Deputy subsequently issued the driver, who had identification, a ticket for speeding and for not having a valid driver's license.

Animal Bite (Lopez Island) ACT July 29, 2017.

A Lopez Island deputy was sent to investigate the circumstances surrounding a dog bite. An Arizona woman was bitten by a dog belonging to a California couple at a family camping trip on Lopez. No enforcement action was taken. A report was filed with the Health Department.

Juvenile Problem (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Deputies responded to an Eastsound resident's report of a juvenile problem. After speaking with the parties involved the juvenile left with his mother and a report was generated. Report referred to Juvenile Services Office.

Missing Person (Orcas Island) NR

Malicious Mischief (Lopez Island) ACT

A deputy spoke with a Lopez Island resident  regarding an illegal dumping complaint. An investigation is being conducted.

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called to put down a severely injured deer that was caught in a fence.

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Mental Health (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez Island deputy responded to the ferry landing on a report of a despondent woman. After a discussion with the deputy, the woman agreed to return home. An information report was taken.

SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Animal Noise (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed, no current registration document

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Burglary - Residential (Orcas Island) UNF

Orcas Deputies responded to a Residential Burglary in Progress call in Eastsound regarding possibly 4 to 5 suspects trying to break into the house. Deputies arrived, searched the area, and found no suspects or evidence of a possible burglary. Information report made.

Animal Noise (San Juan Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal (San Island) NR

Trespassing (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Civil Problem (San Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Island) NR

Animal Noise NR

Welfare Check (Orcas Island) NR

Litter/Pollution/Public Health (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez deputy was dispatched to a littering complaint at a storage unit. The person responsible was contacted and agreed to remove items left there.

Boating Safety Inspection NR

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) NR

Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

Agency Assistance NR

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Threats (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas Deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding 37 mph in a 25 mph zone. The male was cited and released for DWLS 2nd Degree and Speeding. Report made and charges sent to the court.

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) ACT

Court Order Violation (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was dispatched to an Order Violation in the Friday Harbor area. The reporting deputy arrived and contacted the involved parties. No violation was found to have occurred at this time.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Parking Problem (Lopez Island) NR

MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017

Area Check (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas Deputy cited a vessel at the West Sound County Dock for Overnight Mooring at the day use only county dock. Citation issued and report made.

5 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Parking Problem (San Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Death Investigation (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez deputy was dispatched for the death of a Lopez woman under hospice care. An information report was taken.

Sick or Injured Animal (San Island) NR

Accident-Injury, Traffic (Orcas Island) ACT

A deputy Responded to a head on vehicle collision on Orcas Road. It was discovered that one driver had been inattentive caused the collision. One subject was flown to the hospital and is expected to recover.

Accident-Injury, Traffic ACT

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Island) NR

Found Property (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez deputy received a report of a sailboard washed up on the beach. No owner information located.

Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) NR

Litter/Pollution/Public Health (San Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Boating Safety Inspection NR

Malicious Mischief (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez deputy was dispatched for a report of damage to a vehicle. A report was made.

Traffic Hazard 13:19:26 07/31/17 (San Island) NR

Boating Safety Inspection NR

Overdose (Orcas Island) NR

Agency Assistance (Lopez Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) NR 

UTL. Checked Lopez Ready Mix and Lopez Sand and Gravel, not their truck.

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR Warning for speed

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR Warning for speed

Civil Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a welfare check. The Deputy checked on the person and determined that he was fine. This report is for information only.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

Orcas Island deputies stopped a vehicle for speed on Orcas Rd. The driver was subsequently issued an infraction for speed.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check (Orcas Island) NR

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2017

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Intoxicated Person (Orcas Island) NR

Found Property (San Juan Island) CLO

A person brought the listed laptop and sleeve to the Sheriff's Office. RP said he found the items lying next to the road adjacent to roadwork on San Juan Valley Road, near the Guard family property.

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Trespassing (San Juan Island) ACT

Vehicle Prowl (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) ACT

Civil Problem (San Juan Island) ACT

Threats (San Juan Island) ACT

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) ACT

Communications Problem (Orcas Island) INA

Traffic Hazard (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Welfare Check (Lopez Island) NR

Unwanted Person (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a motorist just north of the Lopez Village after he saw him speeding. The Deputy issued the driver a ticket for speeding.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Bellevue man was ticketed for speeding, 51 in a 35 zone on Mud Bay Rd by a Lopez Island deputy.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy received a report of abandoned property in a campsite near Mackaye Harbor. The property will be removed from the site for disposal.

Medical Emergency (Orcas Island) NR

Theft (San Juan Island) NR

A deputy was dispatched to a Theft in the Friday Harbor area. The reporting deputy arrived and contacted the caller. The caller provided video of a theft of cash from a 'tip jar". Investigation continues...

Sick or Injured Animal (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance INA

Traffic Violation (Lopez Island) ACT

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

Illegal Fireworks (Shaw Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) ACT

Trespassing (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017

Noise Complaint /not dogs (Orcas Island) NR

Missing Person (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Enforcement (San Juan Island) NR

Accident-Injury, Traffic (San Juan Island) UNF

Total Incidents for This Report: 263

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