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Suspect arrested in Eastsound for spate of burglaries

Friday, February 4, 2022 San Juan County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant on the residence of Jason Buehler of Orcas Island. They were looking for numerous items that were reported missing during burglaries starting the first of December 2021 the first of December 2021.

Many items including jewelry, power equipment, and medical first aid kit and supplies were recovered.

Buehler was later located and arrested for second-degree theft and second-degree possession of stolen property. He was booked into the jail on San Juan Island.

The Sheriff’s Office believes this is the individual responsible for burglarizing the businesses in Eastsound over the last couple of months. The investigation in ongoing to determine if other residences or businesses were burglarized and if there are accomplices involved.

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