San Juan Islands Sheriff Log April 4-11: Death threats, vicious animal, deer fencing theft

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 152 calls between April 4 - 11, 2018 including this one: Lopez Island deputies responded to a report of death threats made towards a local family. A Lopez Island man was arrested on a Harassment charge as well as two outstanding San Juan District Court warrants. The man was lodged in jail in Friday Harbor pending a court appearance.

The disposition codes are: ACT- active; ALS-Advanced life support; BLS - Basic Life Support; CIC - citation issued; CLO - closed; FAL - false; INA - inactive; NR - no report; UNF - unfounded; GOA - gone on arrival; FTA - failure to appear.



WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018

Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) NR

Vicious Animal (San Juan Island) CIC

A Friday Harbor Deputy responded to a report of an animal problem on San Juan Island. The Deputy spoke with the witnesses, obtained statements, and issued a Dog at Large Infraction to the dog's owner.

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Trespassing (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas deputy responded to a local business regarding a suspected shoplifter that they wanted trespassed from their store. Attempts are being made to locate the suspect.

Communications Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Burglary,Non-Residential (Orcas Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Medical BLS (Orcas Island) ACT

Citizen Dispute (Orcas Island) ACT

Agency Assistance ACT

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

A citizen came into the Sheriff's Office to seek some assistance. An informational report was taken.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy stopped and ticketed a local woman for speeding, 61 in the 45 zone on Center Rd.

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) ACT

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2018

Search Warrant (San Juan Island) ACT

Harassment (Orcas Island) NR

Unwanted Person (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

Accident-HitRun (Orcas Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Civil Problem (Lopez Island) NR

Civil issue, road agreement on file with county per RP, who just wanted to make it up Austin Ln without any issues.

Accident-HitRun (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

Theft (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy investigated a theft of deer fencing. A report was completed.

Runaway Juvenile (San Juan Island) INA

Department of Social Health services reported a child under their care was a runaway.

Juvenile Problem (Orcas Island) ACT

Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018

Wanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) ACT

Theft (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas responded to a report of a theft. A report was taken.

Burglary - Residential (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas responded to a possible attempted burglary. A report was taken.

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas issued a parking infraction to a vehicle illegally parked in town.

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Vehicle Prowl (Orcas Island) NR

Trouble Unknown (Orcas Island) NR

Fraud (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance NR

Malicious Mischief (Lopez Island) ACT

A Deputy responded to a Lopez Island residence for a vandalism complaint. The reporting person stated an unidentified person shattered one of her home windows with a rock. The matter is under investigation.

Trouble Unknown (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy initiated a traffic stop in Friday Harbor and issued the driver an infraction failure to follow traffic device.

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Litter/Pollution/Public Health (Orcas Island) CIC

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

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

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

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy initiated a traffic stop in Friday Harbor and the driver was issued an infraction for failure to follow traffic device and warned for failing to change their address on drivers license.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy stopped a vehicle for lane travel issues. The driver was found to have a suspended drivers license. The driver was cited and released for driving while license suspended and issued an infraction for expired vehicle registration.

SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Boating Problem (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Medical Emergency (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) UNF

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas stopped a vehicle for an obstructed license plate. The driver was issued an infraction for no valid operators license with ID.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A deputy conducted a traffic stop in Eastsound. The driver was issued an infraction for failure to wear seatbelt.

Abandoned Vehicle (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas had an abandoned vehicle impounded after it was posted for 24-hour removal.

Harassment (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR v Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy investigated a residential burglar alarm and found a door standing ajar and the home unsecure. Nothing appeared amiss inside. The wind is believed to have blown the door open, setting off the alarm.

Boating Problem (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy issued an infraction for an unlawfully moored vessel on the county dock at Mackaye Harbor.

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) ACT

Threats (Lopez Island) CAA

Lopez Island deputies responded to a report of death threats made towards a local family. A Lopez Island man was arrested on a Harassment charge as well as two outstanding San Juan District Court warrants. The man was lodged in jail in Friday Harbor pending a court appearance.

SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2018

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CJA

Animal at Large (Orcas Island) INA

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas stopped a vehicle for expired tabs. The driver was issued an infraction for expired vehicle registration over two months.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

warning for speed

Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued an infraction for speeding 45MPH in a 25MPH zone.

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Fraud (San Juan Island) ACT

Trouble Unknown (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) UNF

Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

Alarm ACT

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance ACT

Traffic Enforcement (San Juan Island) NR

MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2018

Unwanted Person (Orcas Island) NR

Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) CAA

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

Death Investigation ACT

Agency Assistance (Lopez Island) NR

Accident-Non-Injury (San Juan Island) NR

Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

warning for speed

Weapons Noise (San Juan Island) UNF

VIN Inspection (San Juan Island) NR

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) INA

Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy stopped and ticketed a Mountlake Terrace man for speeding 44 in a 25 zone on Fisherman Bay Rd.

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CAA

Deputies on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle being operated by a driver with a suspended license. The driver was arrested, cited and released on scene. He was further issued an infraction for not having insurance on the vehicle.

Unwanted Person (Orcas Island) NR

Weapon Safekeeping (San Juan Island) INA

Agency Assistance (Orcas Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy responded to a walk in report of a Welfare Check in Friday Harbor. The Deputy spoke with the parties involved and completed an informational report.

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy was called to a local business regarding suspicious activity occurring in the parking lot. The involved vehicle and subjects had left the area before the deputy arrived.

Litter/Pollution/Public Health (Orcas Island) ACT

A deputy made contact with RP regarding a littering complaint he had about a boat abandoned on his property located at the end of Old Cemetery Road.

Traffic Enforcement (San Juan Island) NR

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018

Alarm ACT

Alarm INA

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

warning expired registration under two months

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) ACT

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy responded to a Welfare Check in Friday Harbor. The Deputy made contact with the involved party who was transported to the hospital for a medical evaluation. An information report was made and forwarded to CPS.

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) ACT

Accident-Non-Injury (San Juan Island) ACT

Vehicle Prowl (San Juan Island) ACT

Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

Court Order Violation (Orcas Island) NR

Welfare Check (San Juan Island) ACT

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Accident-NonInj (Lopez Island) ACT

Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) ACT

Wanted Person (Orcas Island) CAA

Deputies located a wanted person driving a vehicle. The subject was also found to have a suspended drivers license. The subject was arrested. Drug Paraphernelia was located within the vehicle. A search warrant will be applied for in attempts to search the vehicle further.

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy intiated a traffic stop on two vehicles, both drivers were issued infractions for fail to follow traffic device.

Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

Welfare Check (Lopez Island) NR

Burglary - Residential (Orcas Island) ACT

Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

Alarm FAL

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018

Animal at Large NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 152

1 comment

  • Randy salo Thursday, 12 April 2018 11:21 Comment Link

    I am curious as to why my friend, Abbey Finney, who was found dead on her property on Shaw, 4-5, is not anywhere in the Sheriff's log? Thank you

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