San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log Jan. 9-16: Strange light, icy roads, bad time for fences, domestic violence...

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 190 calls between January 9-16, 2019 including: A Lopez Island deputy was called to investigate a mysterious blue strobe light in the sky. The source of this light was a tall structure on a neighboring property. A deputy was dispatched to the area of Friday Harbor in reference to a Suspicious Circumstance. Dispatch received multiple reports of a subject acting strange. Subject was contacted and arrested for Possessing Drugs.

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, JANUARY 9

19-000225 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-000226 Harassment (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy took a report of an alleged stalking incident. Through the report, it appeared the incident was civil in nature. Resources where provided to the victim to seek civil protection orders. A report was written for information.

19-000227 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) INA

19-000228 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

19-000229 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) ACT

19-000230 VIN Inspection (San Juan Island) NR

19-000231 Communications Problem (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island resident received several suspicious phone calls purportedly from a large tech company advising of a computer problem. The resident recognized the calls were phony and did not engage, but rather called both the tech company and law enforcement.

19-000232 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

19-000233 Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) NR

19-000234 Court Order Violation (San Juan Island) NR

19-000235 Civil Problem (Orcas Island) NR

19-000236 Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) NR

19-000237 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

19-000238 Trouble Unknown ACT

19-000239 Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

19-000240 Civil Problem (Orcas Island) ACT

19-000241 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) ACT

San Juan Island deputies were dispatched to a welfare check. The incident was investigated and a report was generated.

19-000242 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) ACT

19-000243 Sex Offender Registration (Lopez Island) NR

A Deputy verified a home address for a registered sex offender, as required by law, on Lopez Island. A report was completed.

19-000244 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

19-000245 Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) NR

19-000246 Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) NR

19-000247 Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) NR

19-000248 Missing Person (San Juan Island) INA

19-000249 Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

19-000250 Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

19-000251 Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to the Deer Harbor area for an animal problem. A report was taken.

19-000252 Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-000253 Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

19-000254 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

19-000255 Theft (San Juan Island) ACT

19-000256 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-000257 Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) ACT

19-000258 Sex Offender Registration (Lopez Island) NR

19-000259 Wanted Person (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy in Friday Harbor was notified that a person that came into the Sheriff's Office had a warrant for their arrest. The Deputy contacted and arrested the person on the warrant and booked them into the jail.

19-000260 Citizen Dispute (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was contacted for a citizen dispute regarding the unauthorized use of a private road.

19-000261 Welfare Check (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy performed a welfare check and found the involved persons to be fine.

19-000262 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

19-000263 Trespassing (Orcas Island) NR

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to a trespassing complaint at a local Eastsound business Report to follow.

19-000264 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a suspicious call in the Eastsound area. The reporting party (RP) claimed they hired a heating company and they had not done the work that was charged for. Upon investigation the RP was found to be intoxicated which was a violation of her release conditions.

19-000265 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000266 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) ACT

19-000267 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) ACT

19-000268 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-000269 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000270 Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

19-000271 Citizen Dispute (Orcas Island) NR

19-000272 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CAA

19-000273 Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) ACT

an Juan County deputies responded to a report of a domestic dispute. Investigation revealed that a crime occurred; the suspect was arrested.

19-000274 Unconscious (Orcas Island) NR

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11

19-000275 Trespassing (Orcas Island) NR

19-000276 Agency Assistance (Lopez Island) ACT

19-000277 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

19-000278 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy was dispatched to the area of Friday Harbor in reference to a Suspicious Circumstance. Dispatch received multiple reports of a subject acting strange. Subject was contacted and arrested for Possessing Drugs. Report taken.

19-000279 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) ACT

19-000280 Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

19-000281 Found Property (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan took possession of found property. The property was submitted for safekeeping.

19-000282 Agency Assistance ACT

19-000283 Accident-Non-Injury (Orcas Island) ACT

19-000284 Wanted Person (Lopez Island) CAA

A Lopez Island deputy issued a criminal citation to a male regarding a possession of stolen property case on San Juan Island.

19-000285 Animal at Large ACT

19-000286 Sex Offender Registration (Lopez Island) NR

19-000287 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-000288 Agency Assistance (Orcas Island) NR

19-000289 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-000290 Civil Problem (Orcas Island) NR

19-000291 Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

19-000292 Welfare Check (Orcas Island) NR

19-000293 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-000294 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000295 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000296 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000297 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

19-000298 Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

19-000299 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000300 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-000301 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for expired registration. The driver was issued an infraction for expired registration over two months, no insurance and no valid operator's license with ID.

19-000302 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000303 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000304 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for expired registration. The driver was issued an infraction for expired registration over two months.

19-000305 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy issued an infraction to a driver for fail to obey stop sign in Friday Harbor.

19-000306 Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

19-000307 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000308 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

19-000309 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12

19-000310 Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) ACT

19-000311 Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-000312 Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) NR

19-000313 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-000314 Weapons Noise (San Juan Island) NR

19-000315 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to a suspicious call in Eastsound. The suspicious person was contacted and issued a Trespass Warning Letter.

19-000316 Accident-NonInj (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy investigated a single vehicle crash on Lopez Sound Rd where a fence was damaged. No injury was reported in the collision, and insurance information was provided to the property owner. The vehicle was not driveable, and will need to be towed for repairs.

19-000317 Alarm (Orcas Island) NR

19-000318 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-000319 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-000320 Sex Offender Registration (San Juan Island) NR

19-000321 Civil Problem (Orcas Island) NR

19-000322 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) ACT

19-000323 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-000324 Traffic Violation (Lopez Island) NR

19-000325 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a driver for driving suspended and having a felony warrant for their arrest. The driver was arrested on the warrant and DWLS 3rd Degree.

19-000326 Sex Offender Registration (Lopez Island) NR

19-000327 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle near the Lopez Village after he saw him speeding. The deputy issued the driver a ticket for speeding and for not having proof of current vehicle liability insurance.

19-000328 Alarm (Lopez Island) ACT

19-000329 Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputies responded to a report of an assault. Two subjects were arrested for assault 4th degree.

19-000330 Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR

19-000331 Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) ACT

19-000332 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called to investigate a mysterious blue strobe light in the sky. The source of this light was a tall structure on a neighboring property.

19-000333 Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

19-000334 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

19-000335 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) CAA

19-000336 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

SUNDAY, JANUARY 13

19-000337 Civil Problem (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called regarding a civil dispute between former housemates. Information was provided as requested.

19-000338 Medical Emergency (San Juan Island) NR

19-000339 Abandoned Vehicle (Orcas Island) NR

19-000340 Citizen Dispute (Orcas Island) NR

19-000341 Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR

19-000343 Injury (San Juan Island) NR

19-000342 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-000344 Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) NR

19-000345 Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

19-000346 Medical BLS (San Juan Island) NR

19-000347 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-000348 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-000349 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000350 Wanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

19-000351 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000352 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000353 Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) NR

19-000354 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000355 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-000356 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000357 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-000358 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

MONDAY, JANUARY 14

19-000359 Alarm (Orcas Island) UNF

19-000360 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

19-000361 Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to a Single Vehicle Traffic Accident in the San Juan Island area. A truck and trailer had lost control on the black ice. Report taken.

19-000362 Accident-HitRun 09:18:16 01/14/19 (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy took a report of a hit and run through a fence and into a field. The driver caused damage to a fence and a field and fled the scene. The vehicle is believed to be an early 2000s toyota pickup. The case is still under investigation.

19-000364 Civil Problem 10:09:11 01/14/19 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-000363 Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy responded to a report of a citizen dispute in Friday Harbor. Upon arrival it was determined that the call was a domestic incident and one male was arrested for Assault 4th Degree DV. The male was booked in jail awaiting his court appearance and a report made.

19-000365 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR Warning for speed

19-000366 Lost Property (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted in reference to a Lost Property call in the San Juan Island area. The person was reporting an item missing. Report taken.

19-000367 Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to the Friday Harbor area to a Domestic. The reporting deputy arrived and contacted the persons involved. Report taken.

19-000368 Wanted Person (San Juan Island) CAA

19-000369 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-000370 Civil Problem (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy investigated a citizen dispute. The matter was determined to be civil.

19-000371 Medical BLS (San Juan Island) NR

19-000372 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO Warning for speed

19-000373 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-000374 Missing Person (San Juan Island) NR

19-000375 Sex Offender Registration (San Juan Island) NR

19-000376 Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

19-000377 Medical Emergency (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy was dispatched to an agency assist in Friday Harbor. Informational Report Only.

19-000378 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-000379 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

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

19-000380 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000381 Sex Offender Registration (Orcas Island) ACT

19-000382 Sex Offender Registration (San Juan Island) ACT

19-000383 Sex Offender Registration (San Juan Island) ACT

19-000384 Sex Offender Registration (San Juan Island) NR

19-000385 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15

19-000386 Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

19-000387 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

19-000388 Traffic Enforcement (San Juan Island) NR

19-000389 Welfare Check (Lopez Island) NR

19-000390 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-000392 Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

19-000391 Found Property (Orcas Island) UNF

19-000393 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) ACT

19-000394 Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy was dispatched to a Domestic in the Friday Harbor area. The deputy arrived and contacted the caller. Report taken.

19-000395 Sick or Injured Animal (Orcas Island) NR

19-000396 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-000397 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

19-000398 VIN Inspection (Lopez Island) NR

19-000399 Civil Problem (San Juan Island) NR

19-000400 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-000401 Missing Person (San Juan Island) ACT

19-000402 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-000403 Sex Offender Registration (San Juan Island) NR

19-000404 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy issued infractions for fail to wear seat belt and no proof of liability insurance in Friday Harbor.

19-000405 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy issued an infraction to a driver for No proof of liability insurance and warning for illegal left turn in Friday Harbor.

19-000406 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy was contacted at the station regarding suspicious activity the the reporting person's residence two days prior. Information was gathered and an information report was made.

19-000407 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

19-000408 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-000409 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-000410 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy issued infraction for No Valid Operators License With ID, Expired registration over 2 months, defective taillights, and fail to stop at stop sign on a driver in Friday Harbor.

19-000411 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas Island Deputy stopped a vehicle on North Beach Road. The driver, a local man, was subsequently issued an infraction for speeding 50 MPH in a 25 MPH zone, expired registration, no proof of insurance and no valid operator's license.

19-000412 Trespassing (San Juan Island) INA

19-000413 Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) NR

19-000414 Sex Offender Registration (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy was advised of a violation of fail to changed address. A Report was forwarded.

19-000415 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-000416 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

19-000417 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16

19-000418 Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) CAA

Orcas Island Deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover accident. The driver was trapped inside the vehicle and later extricated by Orcas Island Fire & Rescue. The driver was subsequently arrested for DUI. A report was taken.

19-000419 Prowler (San Juan Island) INA

Total Incidents for This Report: 195

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