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San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log: Dog fights, RV camping, grumpy traveler, and lots of traffic citations (Wear your seatbelt)

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 221 calls between April 24-30, 2019 including: Orcas Island deputies were dispatched to an active dog fight. Orcas Fire responded to the scene to evaluate one of the owners who had been bitten multiple times. A Lopez Island Deputy responded to an illegal camping complaint on Tower Drive. The owner of the RV stated he was not aware that it was illegal to park his RV in the village and sleep in it overnight.

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, APRIL 24, 2019

19-002880 Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) NR

19-002881 Agency Assistance (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Island deputies were notified of a possible incident of child abuse. Child Protective Services conducted an investigation.

19-002882 Welfare Check (Orcas Island) NR

19-002883 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan Island deputy responded to an agency assist. a report was taken.

19-002884 Welfare Check (Orcas Island) NR

19-002885 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

19-002886 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy responded to an agency assist at the hospital. The person involved was located and admitted for medical treatment. Report made and forwarded to Adult Protective Services.

19-002887 Animal at Large (Lopez Island) NR

19-002888 Fraud (Orcas Island) NR

19-002889 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) INA

Orcas Island Deputies assisted an agency with a call near Eastsound.

19-002890 Animal at Large INA

19-002891 Agency Assist (San Juan Island) INA

19-002892 Threats (Shaw Island) NR

19-002893 Medical Emergency (San Juan Island) NR

A Deputy responded to a medical issue at the Sheriff's Office involving an inmate. The subject was transported to the hospital for medical treatment and a report made.

19-002894 Trouble Unknown ACT

19-002895 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

19-002896 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-002897 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) INA

19-002898 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) INA

19-002899 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002900 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002901 Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) ACT

19-002902 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy initiated a Traffic Stop in Friday Harbor on a driver for failing to signal turn. The driver was found to have an out of County Warrant and was taken into custody.

19-002903 Vicious Animal (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Island deputies were dispatched to an active dog fight. Orcas Island Fire responded to the scene to evaluate one of the owners who had been bitten multiple times. The investigation in ongoing. A report was taken.

19-002904 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2019

19-002905 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-002906 Abandoned Vehicle (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called to check on an abandoned vehicle.

19-002907 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

A deputy on San Juan Island responded to a call about an animal at large. The deputy was able to contact the owner of the dog and reunite them.

19-002908 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-002909 Area Check INA

19-002910 Trespassing (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy responded to a trespassing complaint. A trespass letter was generated and will be served to the individual to be trespassed when he is located. Report made.

19-002911 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-002912 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-002913 Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to an accident with no injuries near Olga. The at fault driver was issued infractions for no proof of insurance, wheels left of center and improper display of tabs. A report was taken.

19-002914 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-002915 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-002916 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-002917 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002918 Accident-Injury, Traffic (Orcas Island) ACT

19-002919 Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

19-002920 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-002921 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy in Friday Harbor issued a Driver an infraction for expired vehicle registration and warning for defective tail light.

19-002922 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2019

19-002923 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

19-002924 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-002925 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-002926 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) INA

19-002927 Burglary - Residential (San Juan Island) ACT

19-002928 Citizen Dispute (Orcas Island) NR

19-002929 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-002930 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002931 Citizen Dispute (Orcas Island) NR

19-002932 Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

19-002933 Malicious Mischief (San Juan Island) ACT

San Juan Island deputies responded to a report of graffiti. The incident was documented.

19-002934 Unconscious NR

19-002935 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002936 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) INA

19-002937 Wanted Person (Lopez Island) CAA

A Lopez Island man was arrested for a local warrant. Bail was posted and the man was released pending further court action.

19-002938 Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

19-002939 Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

19-002940 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002941 Fraud (San Juan Island) NR

19-002942 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-002943 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002944 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-002945 Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

19-002946 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) INA

19-002947 Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

19-002948 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

A deputy took a report of a citizen assist.

19-002949 Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

19-002950 Harassment (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez Island Deputy responded to an illegal camping complaint on Tower Drive. The owner of the RV stated he was not aware that it was illegal to park his RV in the village and sleep in it overnight. He located an alternate location and moved. A verbal warning was given and a report was completed.

19-002951 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for the driver failing to wear a seat belt. The driver was issued an infraction for the seat belt violation and was given warnings for an obstructed license plate and expired registration.

19-002952 Malicious Mischief (Orcas Island) ACT

19-002953 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy pulled a motorist over for failing to wear a seat belt. An infraction was issued for the seat belt violation and warnings were given for an obstructed license plate and defective brake light.

19-002954 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-002955 Boating Problem (San Juan Island) NR

19-002956 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for failing to wear a seat belt. An infraction was given for driving without insurance and a warning was given for failing to wear a seat belt.

19-002957 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

19-002958 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002959 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002960 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for a defective brake light. The driver was arrested for driving without an ignition interlock and given an infraction for driving without a license.

19-002961 Medical BLS (Orcas Island) NR

19-002962 Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

19-002963 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002964 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) NR

19-002965 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002966 Parking Problem (San Juan Island) INA

19-002967 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for having an obstructed license plate. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence and given an infraction for the obstructed plate.

19-002968 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002969 Medical Emergency (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2019

19-002970 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002971 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002972 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

19-002973 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

19-002974 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-002975 Burglary,NonRes (Orcas Island) ACT

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

19-002976 Alarm (Orcas Island) NR

19-002977 Fraud (San Juan Island) NR

19-002978 Boating Problem (San Juan Island) NR

19-002979 Burglary,NonRes (Orcas Island) ACT

19-002980 Agency Assistance (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island assisted Orcas Towing with a vehicle recovery.

19-002981 Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

19-002982 Boating Problem (Orcas Island) NR

Deputies on Orcas Island responded to a report of a disabled and drifting boat. The vessel was located and identified. The United States Coast Guard was able to hail the vessel. They reported having engine problems, but were not in need of assistance.

19-002983 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002984 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) INA

19-002985 Lost Property (Orcas Island) NR

An Orcas Island deputy was dispatched to a lost property call. A report was taken.

19-002986 Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) INA

19-002987 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-002988 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for an obstructed license plate and failure to wear a seat belt. The driver was issued infractions for failing to wear a seat belt and operating a motor vehicle without insurance. A warning was given for the obstructed plate.

19-002989 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2019

19-002990 Unconscious (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy and EMS responded to a deceased person incident.

19-002991 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) INA

19-002992 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy stopped and ticketed a driver for speeding on Ferry Rd, travelling 50 in the 35 zone.

19-002993 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-002994 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

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

19-002995 Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) NR

19-002996 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

19-002997 Found Property (Lopez Island) ACT

A debit card was found in Lopez Village and turned in to the Sheriff's Office.

19-002998 VIN Inspection (Orcas Island) NR

19-002999 Found Property (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy received a credit card that had been found in the parking lot of a Lopez Village business. A found property report was taken.

19-003000 Traffic Hazard UNF

19-003001 Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

19-003002 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-003003 Court Order Violation (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to an Order Violation in the Friday Harbor area. The involved persons were contacted. Report taken.

19-003004 Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a theft call near Olga. A farm stand cash box was broken into and the contents were taken. No suspects at this time.

19-003005 Unconscious ALS (Orcas Island) NR

19-003006 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas Island Deputy conducted a traffic stop near Eastsound. The driver was issued an infraction for speeding, 46 mph in a 35 mph zone and given a warning for not having the registration with the vehicle.

19-003007 Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR

19-003008 Noise Complaint /not dogs (Lopez Island) NR

19-003009 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003012 Medical BLS (San Juan Island) NR

19-003011 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-003013 Threats (San Juan Island) ACT

 

A driver waiting in the ferry lanes at the Friday Harbor terminal ended up with a much longer wait. San Juan County Sheriff's Office was called after people became alarmed with the man's behavior. He was upset after another car's door touched his. 

After two deputies and a border patrol officer talked with the man, he calmed down. Just when it looked like things were settled, he got out of his car and confronted a driver in the next lane. At that point, the ferry worker emphatically told him he wasn't getting on the ferry. The deputies and border patrol officer remained on the scene while the rest of the cars loaded. 

The ferry left without incident. 

The man was directed to park in lane 1 and wait for the next boat. 

19-003014 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003015 Confidential (Orcas Island) ACT

19-003016 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for driving with an obstructed license plate. The driver was given an infraction for driving without a license and a warning for the obstructed plate.

19-003017 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for not displaying a front license plate on their vehicle. The driver was given an infraction for operating a vehicle without insurance and a warning for the license plate.

19-003018 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for using their cell phone while driving. The driver was given an infraction for using their phone and warnings for failure to have registration in the vehicle, expired registration and failure to obtain Washington license after moving.

19-003019 Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) NR

19-003020 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003021 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003022 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-003023 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for a missing front license plate. The driver was given an infraction for driving without a license and a warning for the missing license plate.

19-003024 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003025 Weapons Noise (Orcas Island) NR

MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2019

19-003026 Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) ACT

19-003027 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003028 Citizen Dispute (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a citizen dispute. The dispute had been resolved prior to the Deputy's arrival.

19-003029 Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR

19-003030 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003032 Accident-HitRun (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-003031 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

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

19-003033 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003034 Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) INA

19-003035 Found Property (San Juan Island) UNF

19-003036 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003037 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003038 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-003039 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

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

19-003040 Wanted Person (San Juan Island) CAA

19-003041 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-003043 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003042 Accident-Injury, Traffic (San Juan Island) UNF

19-003044 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

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

19-003045 Welfare Check (Lopez Island) NR

19-003046 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) INA

19-003047 Unconscious ALS (Orcas Island) NR

Orcas Island Sheriff's Aid units responded to a report of an unconscious person in a vehicle.

19-003048 Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a report of a dog running at large. The Deputy checked the area but was unable to locate the dog.

19-003049 Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) UNF

19-003050 Malicious Mischief (San Juan Island) UNF

19-003051 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

19-003052 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

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

19-003053 Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

19-003054 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy responded to a welfare check. The subject was taken to the hospital for a mental evaluation.

19-003055 Agency Assistance (Orcas Island) NR

19-003056 VIN Inspection (Orcas Island) INA

19-003057 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003058 Vehicle Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

19-003059 Malicious Mischief (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy was sent to a reported vandalism to a vehicle. A report was taken.

19-003060 Citizen Assist NR

19-003061 Boating Problem (Orcas Island) CAA

Orcas Deputies received a report of a vessel that had run aground. Further investigation revealed that the operator of the vessel was believed to be impaired and had a warrant for his arrest. The subject was arrested and booked into jail without incident.

19-003062 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CAA

A Friday Harbor Deputy arrested a Driver for Driving While Suspended/Revoked 3rd Degree. The driver was released with infractions for no insurance and fail to carry registration in vehicle.

19-003063 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for failing to wear a safety belt. The driver was given infractions for failing to wear a safety belt and operating a vehicle with no insurance.

19-003064 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003065 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for a defective brake light and expired registration. The driver was given infractions for the brake light, registration and operating a vehicle without insurance.

19-003068 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

19-003066 Harassment (Orcas Island) INA

19-003067 Animal Noise (Orcas Island) NR

19-003069 Juvenile Problem (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a juvenile problem. The juvenile was interviewed with no further action taken.

19-003070 Parking Problem (Lopez Island) NR

19-003071 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003072 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

19-003073 Vicious Animal (Orcas Island) NR

19-003074 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) INA

19-003075 Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2019

19-003076 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-003077 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003078 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speeding in school zone

19-003079 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy responded to a walk in report of a school bus sign violation that occurred on the previous day. A report was generated and investigation is ongoing.

19-003080 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003081 Theft (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy responded to a delayed report of a theft on San Juan Island. The caller reported items missing from her residence and believes her ex-boyfriend is responsible. Report made. Investigation ongoing.

19-003082 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-003083 Recovered Stolen Vehicle (Orcas Island) ACT

Vehicle stolen from senior center. Found abandoned in field the next morning. Towed to Orcas Substation, processed for evidence and released to owner.

19-003084 Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island resident called with questions regarding the transfer of firearms.

19-003085 Accident-HitRun (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy responded to a delayed walk in report of a hit and run that occurred four days ago. There are no witnesses, evidence, or video of the incident and a report was requested for insurance. Report made.

19-003086 Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

19-003087 Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

19-003088 Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) INA

19-003089 Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

19-003090 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-003091 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003092 Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

19-003093 Harassment (San Juan Island) NR

19-003094 Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

19-003095 Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) CIC

19-003096 Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) NR

19-003097 Area Check (Lopez Island) NR

19-003098 Trouble Unknown (Orcas Island) NR

19-003099 Citizen Dispute (Orcas Island) NR

19-003100 Animal at Large NR

19-003101 Traffic Stop 00:59:58 05/01/19 (Orcas Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 221

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