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San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log March 27 - April 2, 2019: Assault on ferry, fire started by roommate, break-in on Decatur Island

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 179 calls between March 27-April 2, 2019 including: A Decatur Island resident reported finding the locked doors standing wide open on their home and an unfamiliar vehicle in their driveway upon returning. - A Deputy responded to a Lopez Island residence after a person reported that her roommate started a fire in their home. - A deputy was traveling Eastbound on the Washington State Ferry when he was approached by a white male who said he had been assaulted while on the ferry. The deputy noticed a bump on his forehead that was red and swollen. He stated that he had been sitting in his car listening to music.

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 27, 2019

19-002138 Trouble Unknown (Orcas Island) NR

19-002139 Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

19-002140 Court Order Violation (San Juan Island) ACT

San Juan deputies witnessed a Domestic Violence No Contact Order violation. The suspect was arrested and booked into jail after attempting to barricade themselves in their vehicle.

19-002141 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to assist an outside agency with contacting a person on the island and check their welfare. The person was contacted and everything checked out fine.

19-002142 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) ACT

19-002143 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) ACT

19-002144 Assault - Body Force ACT

19-002145 Fraud (Orcas Island) NR

19-002146 Agency Assistance (Shaw Island) NR

19-002147 Weapons Noise (Lopez Island) NR

19-002148 Communications Problem (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy responded to a walk in report of a Communications issue in Friday Harbor. After gathering the information from the reporting party it was found that no crime occurred. An information report was made at the reporting party's request. Information report made. No further investigation.

19-002149 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

19-002150 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) NR

19-002151 Weapons Noise (Lopez Island) NR

19-002152 Civil Problem (San Juan Island) NR

19-002153 Threats (San Juan Island) NR

19-002154 Communications Problem (San Juan Island) NR

19-002155 Animal at Large ACT

19-002156 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002157 Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) NR

19-002158 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy issued infractions for No Valid Operators License with ID, No proof of liability insurance, and warning for speeding in Friday Harbor.

19-002159 Explosives Problem (Orcas Island) NR

THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2019

19-002160 Assault - Body Force (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was traveling Eastbound on the Washington State Ferry when he was approached by a white male who said he had been assaulted while on the ferry. The deputy noticed a bump on his forehead that was red and swollen. He stated that he had been sitting in his car listening to music. A woman who was in a convertible...

19-002161 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-002162 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) ACT

19-002163 Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a non-injury collision. The involved parties were contacted and a report taken.

19-002164 Welfare Check ACT

19-002165 Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-002166 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-002167 Fraud (Orcas Island) ACT

19-002168 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-002170 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-002169 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002171 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

19-002172 Harassment (Orcas Island) NR

19-002173 Burglary - Residential (San Juan Island) ACT

19-002174 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

19-002175 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-002176 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) ACT

19-002177 Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

19-002178 Theft (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a theft. The incident was documented.

19-002179 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

19-002180 Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

19-002181 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-002182 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.

19-002183 Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

19-002184 Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

19-002185 Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) ACT

19-002186 Vehicle Prowl (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched on a report of a vehicle prowl that occurred in the 1000 block of Spring Street. The deputy arrived and contacted the reporting victim.

19-002187 Wanted Person (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island booked a subject on warrants.

19-002188 Threats (San Juan Island) INA

19-002189 Theft (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a theft. The incident was documented.

19-002190 Mental Health (Lopez Island) ACT

A Deputy responded to a Lopez Island residence after a person reported that her roommate started a fire in their home. It was determined that the person who started the fire suffered from a medical condition that impaired her mentally. She was transported to a hospital for an evaluation.

19-002191 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

Deputy issued an infraction to a driver for No Valid Operating License With ID, and warning for travelling left of center.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2019

19-002192 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002193 Welfare Check (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a request for a welfare check.

19-002194 Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) ACT

19-002195 Malicious Mischief (Lopez Island) ACT

19-002196 Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez resident called for assistance with his neighbor's dogs, who were frequently running amok through the neighborhood. A dog-at-large warning letter was issued.

19-002197 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a warning.

19-002198 Area Check (San Juan Island) ACT

19-002199 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-002200 Theft (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a theft complaint. The victim was contacted and an investigation commenced.

19-002201 Theft (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a theft complaint. The victim was contacted. The suspect was seen on a security system attempting to load wood into his pickup truck. The suspect was known to the victim and they elected not to pursue charges.

19-002202 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002203 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-002204 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-002205 Litter/Pollution/Public Health (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island received a request for a call-back regarding a littering complaint. The complainant was contacted and a report taken.

19-002206 Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) UNF

19-002207 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a report of a traffic hazard. The hazard had been cleared prior to the Deputy arriving on scene.

19-002208 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 14 miles per hour over in an under 40 zone.

19-002209 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002210 Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

19-002211 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-002212 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued an infraction for speed.

19-002213 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-002214 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002215 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002216 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) INA

19-002217 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) ACT

19-002218 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002219 Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

19-002220 Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) NR

19-002221 Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) NR

19-002222 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-002223 Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2019

19-002224 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002225 Animal at Large (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island deputy responded to a complaint of a dog at large. A report and further investigation is required.

19-002226 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-002227 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002228 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002229 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-002230 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002231 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy stopped a ticketed a driver for speeding, 50 in a 35 zone on Center Rd.

19-002232 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

19-002233 Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to the Friday Harbor area in reference to a Domestic. The involved person were contacted and the incident was verbal only. Report taken.

19-002234 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-002235 Theft (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island man reported the theft of a power tool.

19-002236 Sick or Injured Animal (Orcas Island) ACT

19-002237 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

19-002238 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a warning for speeding.

19-002239 Vicious Animal (San Juan Island) NR

19-002240 Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) INA

19-002241 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

19-002242 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

19-002243 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding 54 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour zone.

19-002244 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

19-002245 Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) NR

19-002246 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island contacted a person on Crescent Beach after dark. The person was advised the beach is only open for day usage.

19-002247 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 2019

19-002248 Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to an incident in the Friday Harbor area. The involved people were contacted. Report taken.

19-002249 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

19-002251 Trauma BLS (Lopez Island) NR

Assist on aid call

19-002250 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CLO

Warning for speed

19-002252 Found Property (Orcas Island) NR

19-002253 Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) NR

19-002254 Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

19-002255 Missing Person (San Juan Island) NR

19-002256 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-002257 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for failing to register the vehicle, more than two months past-due.

19-002258 Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

19-002259 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 9 miles per hour over in an under 40 zone.

19-002260 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a warning for speeding.

19-002261 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-002262 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

19-002263 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

19-002264 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a warning for speeding.

19-002265 Drowning (Orcas Island) ACT

19-002266 Unconscious (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to a Death Investigation.

19-002267 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) ACT

A Decatur Island resident reported finding the locked doors standing wide open on their home and an unfamiliar vehicle in their driveway upon returning. When they checked, nothing appeared to be missing or damaged. A report was taken.

19-002269 Threats (San Juan Island) NR

19-002268 Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

19-002270 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) ACT

19-002271 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

19-002272 Attempted Suicide (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Island Deputies responded to the Deer Harbor area for a reported suicide attempt with a firearm. Upon investigation it was determined that no crime was committed and the subject was not found to be a threat to themselves or others. Resources were provided and a report was taken.

19-002273 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-002274 Trouble Unknown ACT

19-002275 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2019

19-002276 Theft (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was contacted in reference to a Theft in the Friday Harbor area. Report taken.

19-002277 Fall BLS (Lopez Island) NR

19-002278 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002279 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) ACT

19-002280 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) INA

19-002281 Communications Problem (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy took a report of witness tampering in an active criminal case.

19-002282 Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) ACT 

A Deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a traffic collision. Both people involved were contacted and a report was completed.

19-002283 Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

19-002284 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

19-002285 Found Property (Orcas Island) NR

Some abandoned property was turned over to a Deputy on Orcas Island.

19-002286 Prowler (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island resident filed a delayed report of a prowler/trespasser on their property in the wee hours of the morning.

19-002287 Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) ACT On 04/01/19 the reporting deputy was dispatched to a Domestic in the San Juan Island area. The reporting deputy arrived and the involved people were separated. Report taken.

19-002288 Information Report (San Juan Island) ACT

19-002289 Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) NR

A deputy responded to a one car minor accident without injuries on San juan Island. A state collision report was made, the vehicle was impounded,and the driver was issued four infractions. Report made.

19-002290 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed.

19-002291 Alarm ACT

19-002292 Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a reported theft call at the Orcas Island Ferry Terminal. A report was taken and the investigation is ongoing.

19-002293 Harassment (San Juan Island) NR

19-002294 Accident-HitRun (San Juan Island) NR

19-002295 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island resident was issued an infraction for driving 54 mph in a 35 mph zone.

19-002296 Sex Offense (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a sex offence. A report was taken and the investigation is ongoing.

19-002297 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy stopped a vehicle suspected to be driven by a subject with a warrant. The driver was arrested for DUI.

19-002298 Unsecure Premise (Orcas Island) NR

TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2019

19-002299 Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

19-002300 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-002301 Traffic Enforcement (San Juan Island) NR

19-002302 Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

19-002303 Theft (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to A Theft in the Friday Harbor area. The person reporting the incident was contacted. Report taken.

19-002304 Accident-HitRun (San Juan Island) ACT

19-002305 Accident-HitRun (Orcas Island) ACT

19-002306 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-002307 Citizen Assist ACT

19-002308 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-002309 Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

19-002310 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002311 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) INA

19-002312 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

19-002313 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) INA

19-002314 Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) INA

19-002315 Alarm (Orcas Island) NR

19-002316 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy issued an infraction to a Driver for no proof of liability insurance and warnings for defective taillights/brake lights, and expired registration in Friday Harbor.

Total Incidents for This Report: 179

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