Sheriff's Log - San Juan Islands Aug. 9-Sept. 4: Meth found in Friday Harbor, donations stolen in Lopez Village

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 275 calls from August 29-September 4, 2018 including: A deputy responded to a walk in report of found drugs in Friday Harbor. The deputy took custody of the drugs which tested positive for Meth. An Orcas Island deputy investigated the theft of a boat trailer. The public showers/restrooms in Lopez Village Park were burglarized. The padlocks securing the donation boxes were removed and an unknown amount of money was taken. 

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Two hurt in Orcas Island car crash

A vehicle traveling on Orcas Road at Nordstrom Lane on Orcas Island left the roadway ant hit a tree at approximately 11:39 pm Wednesday, September 5, 2018 according to San Juan County Sheriff Ron Krebs. The  two occupants in the car were airlifted to mainland hospitals. Airlift Northwest flew one to Harborview and Island Air transported the other person to PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. The extent of the injuries are unknown at this time.

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Sheriff's Log - San Juan Islands - August 8-21: Needles found, boat stolen, multiple vehicles prowled

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to calls from August 8-21, 2018 including: A deputy recovered a couple of dozen used syringes under a public bench in Friday Harbor. The syringes were disposed of. An Orcas Island deputy was dispatched to a suspicious circumstances call at an Eastsound business. A bag full of cameras was recovered. A report was taken. A Lopez Island business received what was thought to be a threatening letter from an unknown person. Further investigation revealed the letter was a marketing effort done in poor taste by a publishing company.

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ATF offers $10K reward for information on explosives placed on Orcas Island

SEATTLE — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering up to a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for placing explosives near a trail in the San Juan County Land Bank Turtleback Mountain Preserve on Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands.

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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands: July 24-31: nude sunbather, boat on rocks, email scams and more....

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 244 calls from July 25-31, 2018 including: San Juan Island deputies responded to a report of a nude sunbather at Jackson's Beach. A Deputy on Orcas Island took a report of a phishing scam email using Apple, Inc. The reporting party was advised to watch for fraudulent activity with their accounts.

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Sheriff's Log for San Juan Islands August 1-8: Plane crash, PETA concern, Utility scam, Ambulance escapee

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 255 calls from August 1-7, 2018 including:  Deputies responded to a person who had escaped protective custody from a mental health transport. The suspect was located and resisted arrest. A Lopez Island man reported receiving a call from a man representing himself as a local utility who demanded immediate payment via Western Union or face shutoff of services. The call is a fraud scam. 

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