Sheriff's Log Sept. 27-October 10: Running in traffic, loitering for WI-FI, and mooring illegally...

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 329 calls from September 27- October 10, 2017 including these: A Friday Harbor resident reported issues with his neighbors dogs barking during the night. The neighbor was contacted and said his dogs are barking at deer and foxes, keeping them away from his farm. The noise ordinance was explained to him and he said he would find a way to keep the dogs quiet.

A Lopez Island resident reported a subject loitering on a road near their house. When contacted by a deputy, the subject was utilizing an unprotected wi-fi signal.

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

Animal Noise (San Juan Island) NR

Trouble (Orcas Island) NR

Theft (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy investigated a theft on Orcas Island. Investigation continues.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) ACT

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) INA

Property Damage, Non Vandalism (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez Island Deputy spoke with a Friday Harbor resident  regarding a minor motor vehicle accident, which occurred on Lopez Island. The reporting person stated the involved driver backed into his surveying equipment and damaged it. The driver agreed to pay for damages. A report was completed.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

Vicious Animal (Orcas Island) NR

Boating Problem (San Juan Island) ACT

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Welfare Check (Orcas Island) NR

Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) NR

Controlled Substance Problem (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy in Friday Harbor received a report that someone found a syringe. The Deputy safely disposed of the syringe. This report is for information only.

Controlled Substance Problem (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of drugs. A juvenile was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and nicotine. This matter was referred to juvenile court.

Trouble Unknown INA

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas Island Deputy stopped a car for failure to stop at a stop sign on North Beach Rd. The driver was subsequently issued a criminal citation for driving with a suspended license and given a warning for the stop sign.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warned for defective motorcycle headlight and no motorcycle endorsement

Overdose (San Juan Island) CLO 

A Deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of an overdose. The victim was treated by EMS and was transported to the hospital for further treatment.

Alarm (Orcas Island) ACT

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Missing Person UNF

Area Check (Orcas Island) CIC

A vessel was found on the West Sound county dock Overnight. The vessel was issued an infraction.

Theft UNF

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

Deliver Message (Lopez Island) ACT

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

Unconscious (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) ACT

Fraud (San Juan Island) ACT

Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

VIN Inspection (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island)NR

Court Order Violation (San Juan Island) ACT 

A Friday Harbor citizen reported a no-contact order violation. She had twice seen a man and girl together, when there is no contact order between them. A statement and report were taken and forwarded to the prosecutor.

Weapons Noise (San Juan Island) NR

Animal Noise (San Juan Island) NR

A Friday Harbor resident reported issues with his neighbors dogs barking during the night. The neighbor was contacted and said his dogs are barking at deer and foxes, keeping them away from his farm. The noise ordinance was explained to him and he said he would find a way to keep the dogs quiet.

Found Property ACT Found Petite Medium coat

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Trouble Unknown (Orcas Island) UNF

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Accident-NonInj (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez deputy was dispatched to an early morning single-vehicle collision. The driver, a Lopez woman was given an infraction for driving with no valid operator license.

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Animal Bite (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to an animal bite. Animal was not known, or where it came from. A report was taken.

Malicious Mischief (Orcas Island) ACT

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Wanted Person (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputies made contact with a male subject who was wanted in San Juan County and was wanted with the Department of Correction. The male subject was placed in custody and transported to the San Juan County Sheriff's Office.

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Missing Person (San Juan Island) ACT

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) CAA

Friday Harbor deputies responded to a woman running in traffic with her baby. The woman was contacted in the street, arrested and transported to the ER and then booked into jail. The baby was examined and turned over to a relative. CPS was notified.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Theft (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Welfare Check (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas Deputy responded to a welfare check at an Eastsound residence. The deputy found that the subject of the welfare check was fine and not in need of any medical treatment. An information report was taken.

Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy assisted the San Juan County Aid Unit with a female who was acting odd.

Sick or Injured Animal ACT

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

Vehicle Prowl (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez deputy stopped a driver travelling 45 mph in a 25 mph zone on Fisherman Bay Road. An infraction was issued.

Controlled Substance Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Vehicle Theft (San Juan Island) ACT

Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) NR

A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a fight. There was no evidence that showed that anyone had been assaulted. This report is for information only.

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Trouble Unknown (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was sent to a local business on a 911 hang up call. Upon arrival, the deputy found no problem at the business. No further action is necessary.

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance  (San Juan Island) NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

Area Check (Orcas Island) CIC

A vessel was found on the West Sound county dock Overnight. The vessel was issued an infraction for overnight mooring and improper display of registration decal.

Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputies were contacted by a Friday Harbor resident who said someone he had worked for threatened him over owed money and damaged some property. Reports and photos were taken and the investigation continues.

Trouble Unknown (Lopez Island) NR

Lopez Island deputies were sent to investigate a 911 hang up call from a Lopez residence. Prior to deputies' arrival on scene, the resident was contacted by dispatch and it was determined that the problem was with the telephone. No action was taken.

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

Civil Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Recovered Stolen Property (Lopez Island) NR

A Seattle man reported finding possibly stolen property in a trash can at Spencer Spit State Park. Upon closer examination, the items were properly disposed of trash. No action was taken.

Vicious Animal (Orcas Island) NR

An Orcas Island Deputy investigated an animal problem in the Deer Harbor area. The deputy found the animals to be in good health. A report was taken.

Abandoned Vehicle (Lopez Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) ACT 

A Lopez Island resident reported a subject loitering on a road near their house. When contacted by a deputy, the subject was utilizing an unprotected WI-FI signal. The subject moved on when asked.

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Controlled Substance Problem (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy responded to an area within the Town of Friday Harbor for possible drug activity. Two subjects were contacted and one was arrested on a Felony warrant of arrest.

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

MONDAY, OCTOBER 2

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Domestic Dispute or Assault (Orcas Island) CAA

Orcas Deputies responded to a Domestic. After all involved parties were interviewed one person was taken into custody and arrested for Assault 4-DV.

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) ACT

Alarm UNF

Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) UNF

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speeding in school zone

Alarm (Orcas Island) FAL

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) ACT

Weapon Safekeeping (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island man turned over a firearm to the Sheriff's Office for safekeeping. The gun was booked into property until reclaimed.

Sick or Injured Animal (Orcas Island) NR

Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) CLO

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) ACT

A vessel was found on the West Sound county dock overnight. The vessel was issued an infraction for overnight mooring.

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) ACT

Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Citizen Dispute (Lopez Island) NR

Fraud (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check (Shaw Island) NR

Traffic Violation (Lopez Island) NR

Civil Problem (Lopez Island) INA

Abandoned Vehicle (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Accident-Injury, Traffic (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy responded to a motorcycle vs deer collision on on Orcas Island. The operator received moderate injuries but was not transported. A collision report was completed.

Sick or Injured Animal (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A deputy conducted a traffic stop within the Town of Friday Harbor for failing to stop at a stop sign. During the course of the contact it was revealed the driver has a driver's license that was suspended/revoked in the third degree. A Criminal Citation for DWLS 3 was issued.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Attempted (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez deputy was dispatched for a welfare check on a resident. The resident was found to be not an imminent danger to himself.

Harassment (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy contacted a citizen on San Juan Island reference the best way to handle harassment.

Civil Problem (San Juan Island) ACT

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was sent to a San Juan Island residence to check on the welfare of a person. The person was contacted by the deputy .

Vicious Animal (Lopez Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Animal at Large (Lopez Island) ACT

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Missing Person (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy posted an infraction for illegal moorage to a vessel tied at the West Sound County Dock. The infraction was posted on the vessel with a $25 Dollar Fine. There have been multiple fines posted on this same vessel.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4

Mental Health (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Hazard NR

Found Property NR

Mental Health  (San Juan Island) INA

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

Warning for speed

Rescue Response  NR

Trespassing  (Lopez Island) CLO

 A Lopez Island deputy investigating a trespassing complaint found a subject having a medical emergency. EMS was summoned and the subject was sent to a mainland hospital.

Sick or Injured Animal  (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop  (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for school speed

Fraud (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy took a report of a debit card theft that occurred in Las Vegas, NV. An informational report was taken and sent to Las Vegas PD.

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Wanted Person  (Orcas Island) ACT

A deputy recognized a subject with a local warrant. When contact was made the subject physically resisted arrest. He was placed into custody for the warrant and resisting arrest.

Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) NR

Wanted Person  (San Juan Island) NR

Malicious Mischief (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist  (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance  (Orcas Island) NR

Harassment  (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check (Lopez Island) NR

A Deputy responded to a Lopez Island home for a welfare check on a distraught island resident. The Deputy determined that no crime had occurred and that the upset individual was not an imminent threat to himself or others. A report was completed.

Area Check  (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy issued an Unlawful Mooring ticket to a Vessel on Orcas.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5

Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) ACT

A deputy responded to a one-vehicle roll over collision down an embankment.

Malicious Mischief (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Dispute  (San Juan Island) ACT

Suspicious Person/Circumstance  (Orcas Island) CLO

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) UNF

The manager of an apartment reported concerns about a renter. The renter was contacted and found to be impaired but did not qualify as a danger to self or others and was allowed to remain at her apartment.

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

Aircraft Problem  (Lopez Island) NR

Theft  (San Juan Island) ACT

Agency Assistance  NR

Area Check  (Orcas Island) NR

Civil Problem  (Orcas Island) NR

Accident-HitRun (San Juan Island) ACT

Welfare Check  (San Juan Island) UNF

Welfare Check (Orcas Island) UNF

Harassment (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Trouble Unknown  (Orcas Island) ACT

Traffic Stop  (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop  (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6

Area Check (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas deputy issued an unlawful mooring ticket to a boat in West Sound.

Breathing Problems INA

Lopez deputies responded with EMS to a CPR in progress call. The victim was deceased on arrival and a report was taken.

Parking Problem (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy observed a vehicle traveling without license plates. The driver was contacted and cited Driving while license suspended and released

Noise Complaint /not dogs (Lopez Island) NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Civil Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) ACT

Welfare Check (Lopez Island) INA

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) INA

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) INA

Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) INA

Accident-HitRun (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) INA

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) INA

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) INA

Alarm (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7

Area Check(Orcas Island) CIC 

A Deputy issued an Unlawful Mooring ticket on Orcas Island.

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) FAL

Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy settled a dispute at a convenience store in Friday Harbor, WA.

Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) ACT

Disorderly Conduct (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed, fail to carry driver license

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) UNF

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) ACT

Theft (San Juan Island) ACT

Animal at Large (Lopez Island) NR 

A Lopez Island deputy was called about two horses out running on Center Rd. The owner was contacted and came to get the horses back home. No further action was necessary.

Animal at Large NR

Accident-NonInj ACT

Accident-Injury, Traffic (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan Island Deputies responded to a one-car collision on West Valley Rd. Upon investigation there was probable cause to believe that the driver was under the influence. The driver was transported to the hospital for his injuries. The driver was arrested for DUI and investigation is ongoing. ARTICLE

 

Alarm (San Juan Island) FAL

Area Check NR

Traffic Stop NR

Harassment (Orcas Island) ACT

Illegal Fireworks (San Juan Island) NR

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

Alarm NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) CIC 

A boat on Orcas was issued an Unlawful Mooring ticket.

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check NR

Accident-HitRun (Orcas Island) INA

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8

Assault - Body Force (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to a local business for reports of an assault. A report was taken and the investigation is ongoing.

Medical Emergency (San Juan Island) NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Enforcement (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop NR

Medical Emergency (San Juan Island) NR

Friday Harbor deputies, fire and EMS were sent to a woman complaining of being ill from fumes in her apartment. Fire checked the apartment and it was safe. EMS checked the woman and found no physical issues. The woman was returned to her apartment.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC October 8, 2017.

Two vehicles travelling together were stopped for speeding, 60 in a 35 zone on Islandale Rd on Lopez Island. Both drivers were ticketed for the infractions.

Welfare Check NR

Theft ACT

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC 

A Seattle man was stopped and cited for speeding by a Lopez Island deputy. The man was travelling at 50+ in the posted 35 zone on Ferry Rd.

Trespassing (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy contacted a dad with his kids about trespassing on private property. They said they were there to fly kites, and agreed to not return without the landowner's permission. No further action was necessary.

Vehicle Theft UNF

Disorderly Conduct (San Juan Island) NR

Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop NR

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Trouble Unknown ACT

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Unsecure Premise NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) CIC 

A Deputy on Orcas issued an Unlawful Mooring ticket to a boat in the West Sound area.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 9

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) ACT

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

A disoriented woman was reported wandering at the Friday Harbor airport. Deputies are familiar with this person. They were unable to locate her at that time, but continued to watch for her throughout the day.

Theft  (San Juan Island) UNF

Medical Emergency NR

Assist on Aid call

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) CLO

Boating Acc NI (San Juan Island) INA 

A boat dragged anchor in Friday Harbor and struck another vessel damaging it. A boat accident report was obtained from the vessel that was struck. A boat accident report was sent to the owner of the other vessel to be completed.

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) INA

Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) INA

Trouble Unknown ACT

Suspicious Person/Circumstance INA

Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputies responded to reported domestic assault. All parties were interviewed and the offending party was arrested and booked into jail, pending court.

Citizen Dispute ACT

Traffic Hazard NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Domestic Dispute or Assault (Orcas Island) INA

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Violation NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CAA 

A deputy stopped a vehicle in Eastsound and arrested the driver for an out of state felony warrant, DWLS 3rd Degree and possession of a controlled substance. The vehicle was impounded for evidence. The case is being investigated further.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

Malicious Mischief (San Juan Island) ACT 

A deputy was dispatched to Malicious Mischief in the Friday Harbor area. The reporting deputy contacted the caller. Informational report taken.

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

Vehicle Theft (San Juan Island) ACT

Lost Property (San Juan Island) ACT

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) CLO

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) INA

Mental Health (San Juan Island) ACT

Overdose (San Juan Island) CAA

Civil Problem NR

Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR 

A deputy was dispatched to the Friday Harbor area in reference to a Trespass. The reporting deputy arrived and contacted the involved person. The person was served with a Trespass letter and escorted off the property.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC 

A deputy conducted a traffic stop on Lover's Lane in Eastsound, WA. The driver was issued an infraction for speeding.

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) ACT

Assault - Aggravated ACT

Weapons Noise (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Mental Health (San Juan Island) NR

Accident-Injury, Traffic (Lopez Island) ACT

Total Incidents for This Report: 329

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