San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log March 6-12: Car crashes, fraud, loose dogs, fire

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 161 calls between March 6-12, 2019 including:  A Lopez Island deputy was called to a citizen dispute over beach access. A homeowner challenged people walking the beach who had ignored a county parks sign at Otis Perkins Park that says beach and tidelands to the south beyond the sign are private property. A Lopez resident reported Medicare fraud. 

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, MARCH 6, 2019

19-001623 Confidential   (San Juan Island) ACT

19-001624 Alarm   (Orcas Island) INA

19-001625 Welfare Check   (Lopez Island) CLO

19-001626 VIN Inspection   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001627 Citizen Assist   (San Juan Island) INA

19-001628 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-001629 Mental Health   (San Juan Island) INA

19-001630 Citizen Assist   (Lopez Island) CLO

19-001631 Citizen Assist   (San Juan Island) CLO

19-001632 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) INA

19-001633 Medical Emergency   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001634 Agency Assist (San Juan Island) INA

19-001635 Vehicle on Fire (Orcas Island) INA

19-001636 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-001637 Accident-NonInj   (Orcas Island) INA

19-001639 Theft   (San Juan Island) ACT 

A deputy responded to a report of a Theft in Friday Harbor. Upon arrival the deputy found the suspect to be GOA. The Deputy gathered the needed information and a report was made. Investigation ongoing.

19-001638 Harassment (Orcas Island) ACT 

An Orcas island resident reported be harassed by another citizen. A report was taken.

19-001640 Traffic Stop   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001641 Accident-Injury, Traffic   (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy responded to a one-car non-injury accident on San Juan Island. It was determined that the car hit a patch of black ice and slid off the road onto its side. The driver suffered no injuries and a collision report was made. No further investigation.

19-001642 Unwanted Person  (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies responded to an unwanted person call on San Juan Island. A female subject was trespassed from the location and a report made. No further investigation.

THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2019

19-001643 Alarm  ACT

19-001644 Citizen Assist   (San Juan Island) CLO

19-001645 Fraud   (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Island Deputies investigated a fraud complaint. The suspect told the complainant she was due a refund. She gave him access to her bank account. He made it look like he put too much money in, claiming that was a mistake. He asked the complainant to send back the difference in gift cards.

19-001646 Found Property  (San Juan Island) INA

A small baggie of apprx. one gram of white substance was found and logged into the property room for destruction.

19-001647 Citizen Assist   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001648 Structure Fire   (San Juan Island) NR

Office Center in Friday Harbor was destroyed in a fire that started in an RV. Matt Pranger photo FULL STORY

19-001649 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas deputy administered a breath test for DOL licensing requirement for a local citizen.

19-001650 Accident-Hit and Run   (Orcas Island) ACT

Deputies on Orcas Island responded to a hit and run complaint. The damage was minimal and the victim did not wish to pursue charges.

19-001651 Fraud  (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez resident reported Medicare fraud. A report was completed and other resources were offered to take care of the issue.

19-001652 Confidential (San Juan Island) INA

19-001653 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) INA

19-001654 Burn Investigation (Lopez Island) UNF

19-001655 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001656 Wanted Person   (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputy contacted a Wanted Person in Friday Harbor and they were arrested and later bailed out.

19-001657 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-001658 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2019

19-001659 Accident-Injury, Traffic (Orcas Island) CIC

Deputies and Fire Department personnel on Orcas Island responded to a two-vehicle non-injury collision. One driver was issued a Notice of Infraction for failing to yield the right of way while making a left turn, and no valid operator's license with valid identification.

19-001660 Citizen Assist  (San Juan Island) NR

19-001661 Agency Assistance  (Orcas Island) INA

19-001662 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-001663 Information Report  (San Juan Island) INA

19-001664 Juvenile Problem  (San Juan Island)  NR

19-001665 Agency Assistance  (Orcas Island) NR

19-001666 Area Check  (San Juan Island) NR

19-001667 Lost Property (Orcas Island) NR

19-001668 Citizen Assist   (San Juan Island) ACT

19-001669 Citizen Assist  (Lopez Island) NR

19-001670 Harassment   (San Juan Island) ACT

19-001671 Agency Assistance   (Orcas Island) INA

19-001672 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-001673 Welfare Check   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001674 Traffic Stop  (Orcas Island)  NR

19-001675 Civil Problem  (San Juan Island) NR

19-001676 Accident-HitRun  (San Juan Island) ACT

19-001677 Wanted Person   (Orcas Island) CAA

A deputy located a known Wanted Person on Orcas Island. The suspect had a felony warrant for his arrest out of Skagit County. The suspect was arrested without incident, transported to Friday Harbor and booked into the San Juan County Jail.

19-001678 Citizen Assist   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001679 Animal Noise   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001680 VIN Inspection  (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called to assist a part time resident with some out of state vehicle registration documentation.

19-001681 Traffic Stop   (Orcas Island) CIC

19-001682 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001683 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001684 Traffic Stop   (Lopez Island) NR

19-001685 Area Check   (Lopez Island) NR

19-001686 Area Check   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001687 Citizen Assist   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001688 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) CIC 

Deputy issued infraction for no proof of liability insurance, expired registration, and warning for speed in Friday Harbor.

19-001689 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001690 Area Check   (Lopez Island) NR

19-001691 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001692 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) CIC 

Deputy issued an infraction to a Driver for fail to stop at stop sign in Friday Harbor.

19-001693 Traffic Stop  (San Juan Island) CIC On 03-08-2019 a Deputy on San Juan stopped a vehicle for speed. The driver was issued an infraction for speeding.

19-001694 Accident-Non-Injury   (Orcas Island) NR

SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2019

19-001695 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) CIC

Deputy issued an infraction to a Driver for no proof of liability insurance and warnings for fail to carry registration to vehicle and defective taillight in Friday Harbor.

19-001696 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) ACT

19-001697 Weapons Noise  (San Juan Island) NR

19-001698 Area Check   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001699 Trespassing   (San Juan Island) ACT

19-001700 Animal at Large  (San Juan Island) NR

19-001701 Burglary,NonRes  (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan Island deputies responded to a report of a burglary. The suspect was located on-site, and was arrested and booked into jail.

19-001702 Communications Problem (San Juan Island) ACT

19-001703 Traffic Stop  (Orcas Island) CIC 

An Orcas deputy issued a traffic infraction for speeding 38 in 25 mph zone on Mt. Baker Road.

19-001704 Animal at Large   (Lopez Island) NR

19-001705 Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

19-001706 Accident-HitRun (San Juan Island) NR

19-001707 Animal at Large (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called regarding a dog running at large in Lopez Village. The dog was located, but would not let anyone get close to it. The probable owner was identified and contacted.

19-001708 Area Check   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001709 Citizen Assist   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001710 Structure Fire (San Juan Island) NR

19-001711 Citizen Dispute (Lopez Island) INA 

A Lopez Island deputy was called to a citizen dispute over beach access. A homeowner challenged people walking the beach who had ignored a county parks sign at Otis Perkins Park that says beach and tidelands to the south beyond the sign are private property.

19-001712 Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR

19-001713 Accident-Injury, Traffic (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputy was dispatched to a Single Vehicle Accident in the San Juan Island area. The reporting deputy arrived and located a single vehicle off the roadway into a tree. Report taken.

19-001714 Structure Fire  (San Juan Island) NR

19-001715 Trespassing   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001716 Traffic Stop   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001717 Traffic Stop   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001718 Citizen Assist  (Lopez Island)  NR

19-001719 Traffic Violation (Lopez Island) NR

19-001720 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001721 Area Check   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001722 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001723 Citizen Dispute   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001724 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR 

Deputy on Orcas Island removed an animal carcass from the roadway at Orcas Road and Deer Harbor Road.

SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2019

19-001725 Noise Complaint /not dogs  (San Juan Island) NR

19-001726 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

19-001727 Area Check   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001728 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

Deputy on Orcas island stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 16 miles per hour over in an under 40 zone.

19-001729 Traffic Stop  (Orcas Island) CLO

19-001730 Traffic Stop  (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy stopped and ticketed a driver for speeding, 50 in the 35 zone on Center Rd. The driver was also warned for not having drivers license in possession, the current registration document or insurance documents in the car.

19-001731 Sick or Injured Animal  (Lopez Island) NR

19-001734 Accident-Hit and Run  (San Juan Island) NR

19-001732 Citizen Assist  (San Juan Island) NR

19-001733 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

19-001735 Traffic Stop   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001736 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   (Orcas Island) CAA 

Orcas Island Deputy responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. The driver was arrested for driving while license suspended in the third degree and possession of a controlled substance.

19-001737 Harassment   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001738 Noise Complaint /not dogs   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001739 Traffic Violation   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001740 DUI   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001741 Welfare Check   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001742 Traffic Stop  (Lopez Island) NR

19-001743 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001744 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001745 Traffic Stop  (San Juan Island) NR

19-001746 Traffic Stop   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001747 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) CIC

Deputy on San Juan stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued an infraction for no insurance.

19-001748 Traffic Stop   (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas Deputy conducted a traffic stop near Eastsound. The driver was given an infraction for speed, 45mph in a 35mph zone. The driver had been warned multiple times prior to the stop about speeding.

19-001749 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001750 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2019

19-001751 Animal Bite   (Orcas Island) ACT

19-001752 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) CLO

19-001753 Traffic Violation   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001754 Trouble Unknown (Orcas Island) NR

19-001755 Traffic Enforcement (San Juan Island) NR

19-001756 Wanted Person   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001757 Animal at Large   (Lopez Island) NR

19-001758 Fraud   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001759 Wanted Person   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001760 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-001761 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001762 Confidential   (Orcas Island) INA

19-001763 Animal at Large  (Lopez Island) INA 

A Lopez Island deputy caught a dog running at large in Lopez Village. The owner was identified, and the dog returned home with a warning letter.

19-001764 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) ACT

19-001765 Alarm   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001766 Citizen Assist   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001767 Lost Property   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001768 Citizen Assist   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001769 Juvenile Problem   (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a Juvenile in possession of marijuana. The juvenile was issued a criminal citation for marijuana possession under 21 years of age.

19-001770 Accident-Non-Injury   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001771 Area Check   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001772 Civil Problem   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001773 Trauma BLS   (Lopez Island) INA

19-001774 Assault - Body Force   (Orcas Island) INA

Deputies on Orcas Island responded to a reported assault. The victim was contacted and a report was taken. The victim did not wish to pursue charges at that time.

19-001775 Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

19-001776 Noise Complaint /not dogs   (San Juan Island) CIC

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a noise complaint of a vehicle alarm. The vehicle was located and found the engine to still be running. The registered owner was contacted and issued an infraction for unattended vehicle.

19-001777 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001778 Accident-Injury, Traffic   (Orcas Island) ACT 

Orcas Island Deputies were dispatched with Orcas Fire and EMS to a single vehicle rollover accident with a subject still in the vehicle. The driver was arrested for reckless driving and vehicular assault.

19-001779 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2019

19-001780 Domestic Dispute or Assault   (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies were dispatched to a Verbal Domestic in Friday Harbor. A report was taken, parties were separated.

19-001781 Trespassing   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001782 Controlled Substance Problem   (Orcas Island) CAA

19-001783 Accident-Non-Injury   (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to a Traffic Accident in the San Juan Island area. Informational report taken.

19-001784 Theft   (San Juan Island) ACT

19-001785 Traffic Enforcement   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001786 Disorderly Conduct   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001787 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001788 Agency Assistance   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001789 Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

19-001790 Area Check   (Lopez Island) NR

19-001791 Alarm   (Orcas Island) NR

19-001792 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001793 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001794 Traffic Stop  (San Juan Island) CIC

19-001795 Runaway Juvenile   (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Island Deputies were dispatched to a runaway juvenile call in the Eastsound area. The young man was later located and returned home safely. A report was taken.

19-001796 Traffic Stop   (San Juan Island) NR

19-001797 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

Deputy issued infractions to a driver for no proof of liability insurance, expired registration, defective taillights, and warned for failing to obtain a Washington Driver's License.

Total Incidents for This Report: 175

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