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San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log: Wandering toddler, scam calls, boat accident, lots of traffic stops

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 181 calls between May 1-6, 2019 including: A Lopez Island Deputy and Lopez Fire and EMS responded to a missing child complaint. The two-year-old child was subsequently located unharmed by family members. It was determined the child wandered off while following the family pet. On Orcas Island a deputy made a late night traffic stop for a vehicle with a headlight out. Further investigation revealed the driver failed to transfer his title within 45 days. An arrest was made. After a consensual search, suspected drugs were found. The driver was booked into San Juan County Jail. A Deputy responded to a reported traffic offense on Shaw Island that escalated. The investigation revealed probable cause to arrest him for the offenses of assault 3, hit and run on a pedestrian, reckless driving and malicious mischief 3rd degree. The juvenile was sent to a detention center.

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, MAY 1, 2019

19-003102 Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

19-003103 Wanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

19-003104 Fraud (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island resident reported receiving a scam telephone call from a subject representing that the callers' grandson was in jail and needed bail money immediately. As the scam was immediately recognized, no money or personal information was lost.

19-003105 Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

19-003106 Accident-Injury, Traffic (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was dispatched to a vehicle crash in the 1400 block of Fisherman Bay Rd. A vehicle went into the ditch attempting to turn around on private property. There was no damage, but needed a tow to extract it from the ditch.

19-003107 Harassment (San Juan Island) NR

19-003108 Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR

19-003109 Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

19-003110 Found Property (San Juan Island) INA

A citizen brought in a piece of property that he had obtained that did not belong to him. He did not want the item, so it was booked into evidence to be destroyed.

19-003111 Trespassing (San Juan Island) ACT

19-003112 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle because the driver did not have a driver's license. The driver was arrested for No Vol without ID and issued an infraction for no insurance.

19-003113 Wanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

19-003114 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 41 MPH in a 25 MHP zone. The driver was given an infraction for speeding and operating a vehicle without insurance.

19-003115 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003116 Parking Problem (Orcas Island) NR

19-003117 Area Check (Lopez Island) NR

19-003118 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for defective brake lights. The driver was found to have been driving without insurance. An infraction was given for no insurance and a warning was given for the brake lights.

19-003119 Parking Problem (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan Island deputy noticed an abandoned vehicle blocking part of the roadway. The vehicle was towed.

19-003120 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003122 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-003121 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) INA

19-003123 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

19-003124 Alarm (Orcas Island) FAL

THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2019

19-003125 DUI (San Juan Island) NR

19-003126 Traffic Stop (San Juan Islander) CLO

19-003127 Traffic Stop (San Juan Islander) CIC 

A Friday Harbor Deputy issued an infraction to a Driver for speeding.

19-003128 Traffic Stop (San Juan Islander) CIC

A Friday Harbor Deputy issued an infraction to a Driver for failing to show proof of current liability insurance and warning for speed.

19-003129 Traffic Stop (San Juan Islander) NR

19-003130 Threats (Orcas Island) NR

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to a threats call near Eastsound. After all parties were interviewed it was found to be a civil matter. A report was taken.

19-003131 Traffic Stop (San Juan Islander) CIC

A Friday Harbor Deputy issued an infraction to a Driver for failing to wear seatbelt and warning for an illegal U-turn.

19-003132 Citizen Assist (San Juan Islander) NR

19-003133 Agency Assistance (San Juan Islander) NR

19-003134 Litter/Pollution/Public Health (Orcas Island) NR

19-003135 Traffic Stop (San Juan Islander) CIC

A Friday Harbor Deputy issued an infraction to a Driver for expired vehicle registration and warning for failing to yield.

19-003136 Lost Property (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to a lost property call near Eastsound. A report was taken.

19-003137 Traffic Stop (San Juan Islander) CIC

A Friday Harbor Deputy issued infractions to a driver for fail to wear seatbelt and expired registration.

19-003138 Threats (San Juan Islander) ACT

19-003139 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

19-003140 Animal at Large (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy responded to a dog at large complaint in the 3000 block of Mud Bay Road. The dog was gone when the Deputy arrived. The dog owner and dog were subsequently identified. It was learned a person unfamiliar with the dog let it out while the owner was gone. A report was completed.

19-003141 Wanted Person (San Juan Islander) NR

19-003142 Heart ALS (San Juan Islander) NR

19-003143 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-003144 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) INA

19-003145 Traffic Stop (San Juan Islander) NR

19-003146 Citizen Dispute (Orcas Island) NR

19-003147 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

19-003148 Threats (San Juan Island) NR

19-003149 Accident-Injury, Traffic (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan Island deputies responded to a single-vehicle collision. The driver was arrested for DUI and Vehicular Assault and infractions for Driving With Wheels Off Roadway and Speed Too Fast for Conditions.

19-003150 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003151 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CAA

A Deputy made a late night traffic stop for a vehicle with a headlight out. Further investigation revealed the driver failed to transfer his title within 45 days. An arrest was made. After a consensual search, suspected drugs were found. The driver was booked into San Juan County Jail.

FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2019

19-003152 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003153 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Friday Harbor Deputy issued infractions to a Driver for speeding and expired registration.

19-003154 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003155 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

A Friday Harbor Deputy issued an infraction for driving left of center.

19-003156 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003157 Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy was dispatched to a report of Domestic Violence in Friday Harbor. The suspect was arrested for Assault 4th Degree/DV.

19-003158 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy received a report of a person who was causing problems in the 300 block of Carter Ave. The person was trespassed from the business.

19-003160 Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

19-003159 Confidential (San Juan Island) INA

19-003161 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003162 Traffic Hazard (Lopez Island) NR

19-003163 Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island resident reported that another resident was illegally operating a commercial vehicle on the road without the appropriate license. The investigation revealed the vehicle operator was properly licensed and that no violation of law had occurred. A report was completed.

19-003164 Fraud (San Juan Island) UNF

19-003165 Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

19-003166 Area Check (Lopez Island) NR

19-003167 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-003168 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-003169 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003170 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003171 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for a defective license plate light. The driver was given infractions for No Vol With ID and Driving Without Insurance. Warnings were given for failing to have registration in the vehicle and for the defective license plate light.

19-003172 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2019

19-003173 Burglary - Residential (Lopez Island) ACT

A Deputy responded to a Lopez Island residence for a burglary complaint. Although nothing was missing from the unoccupied home, the unidentified perpetrator damaged the home while making entry. An investigation was conducted and a report was completed.

19-003174 Medical BLS 01:09:04 05/04/19 (San Juan Island) NR

19-003175 Missing Person (Orcas Island) NR

19-003176 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-003177 Vicious Animal (San Juan Island) NR

19-003178 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-003179 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003180 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-003181 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-003182 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-003183 Found Property (Lopez Island) NR

19-003184 Confidential (San Juan Island) ACT

19-003185 Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

19-003186 Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Island) NR

19-003187 Alarm (San Juan Island) FAL

19-003188 Unconscious (San Juan Island) NR

19-003189 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003190 Weapons Noise (Orcas Island) NR

19-003191 Traffic Violation (Shaw Juan Island) CJA

A Deputy responded to a reported traffic offense on Shaw Island that escalated. The investigation revealed probable cause to arrest him for the offenses of assault 3, hit and run on a pedestrian, reckless driving and malicious mischief 3rd degree. The juvenile was sent to a detention center.

19-003192 Civil Problem (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy responded to a disturbance between two people regarding a monetary issue. Both were referred to civil court as an appropriate way to settle the issue.

19-003193 Sick or Injured Animal NR

19-003194 Weapons Offense (San Juan Islander) NR

19-003195 DUI (San Juan Islander) NR

19-003196 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Islander) NR

19-003197 Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) NR

19-003198 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003199 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for failing to wear a safety belt. The driver was given an infraction for the safety belt violation and warnings for a defective brake light and obstructed license plate.

19-003200 Mental Health (San Juan Island) INA

19-003201 Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

19-003202 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003203 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003204 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003205 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2019

19-003206 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

19-003207 Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) NR

19-003208 Noise Complaint /not dogs (San Juan Island) INA

19-003209 Accident-Injury, Traffic (Orcas Island) INA

Orcas Island Sheriff's and EMS personnel responded to a report of a collision with entrapment. The incident involved three vehicles and their owners. None of the involved parties were injured. One vehicle was removed by a local towing company and the other two were driven from the scene.

19-003210 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003211 Boating Problem (Orcas Island) NR

19-003212 Theft (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy dispatched to a Theft in the Friday Harbor area. The reporting deputy contacted the involved persons. The incident appears civil in nature at this time. Report taken.

19-003213 Abandoned Vehicle (Orcas Island) INA

19-003214 Court Order Violation (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy observed a possible order violation by a local man out on release conditions with a GPS ankle monitor. A report was made and investigation is ongoing.

19-003215 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

19-003216 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003218 Animal at Large (San Juan Islander) INA

19-003217 Sick or Injured Animal (San Juan Islander) NR

19-003219 Wanted Person (Orcas Island) UNF

19-003220 Animal at Large (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island resident was issued a dog at large warning letter after neighbors complained of aggressive behavior from the animal.

19-003221 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

19-003222 Trespassing (Orcas Island) NR

19-003223 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-003224 Traffic Violation (San Juan Islander) NR

19-003225 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for driving 55 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. An infraction was given to the driver for speeding.

19-003226 DUI (Orcas Island) CAA

Orcas Island Deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Terrill Beach Road. The driver was subsequently arrested for DUI and driving while license Suspended 3rd degree. He was issued multiple infractions and the vehicle was impounded.

19-003227 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

19-003228 Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR

19-003229 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003230 Animal Noise (San Juan Island) NR

19-003231 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for expired registration. The driver was given infractions for no insurance and expired registration. Warnings were given for no front license plate and driving with a suspended registration.

MONDAY, MAY 6, 2019

19-003232 Domestic Dispute or Assault (Orcas Island) INA

Orcas Island Deputies were dispatched to a domestic disturbance. The investigation revealed no crimes had been committed and one party was given a ride home.

19-003233 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

19-003234 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

19-003235 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

19-003236 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Friday Harbor Deputy issued infractions to a Driver for No Valid Operator License W/ID, No proof of liability insurance, fail to stop at stop sign, and fail to obtain Washington Driver's License.

19-003237 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

19-003238 Aircraft Problem NR

19-003239 Civil Problem (San Juan Island) NR

19-003240 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) INA

19-003241 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-003242 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003243 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003244 Accident-Injury, Traffic (Orcas Island) CIC

19-003245 DUI (San Juan Island) NR

19-003246 Alarm (Orcas Island) NR

19-003247 Information Report (San Juan Island) INA

19-003249 Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

19-003248 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003250 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

19-003251 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003252 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island resident was stopped for driving 52 mph in a 35 mph section of Mud Bay Road. An infraction was issued.

19-003253 Traffic Violation 14:42:05 05/06/19 (San Juan Island) NR

19-003254 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003255 Harassment (Orcas Island) CAA

Deputies responded to an Eastsound Business on a report of a harassment complaint. Further investigation lead to the arrest of a local man for the crimes of stalking and criminal trespass. The suspect was booked into the San Juan County Jail.

19-003256 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003257 Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

19-003258 Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

19-003259 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003260 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-003261 Weapons Noise (Orcas Island) NR

19-003263 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-003262 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for failing to stop at a stop sign. A warning was given to the driver.

19-003264 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding. Warnings were given for speed and a defective brake light.

19-003265 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration and a warning was given.

TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2019

19-003266 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) INA

19-003267 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

19-003268 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003269 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003270 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003271 Parking Problem (San Juan Islander) NR

19-003272 Unwanted Person (San Juan Islander) INA

Deputies were dispatched to an Unwanted Person in Friday Harbor. The subject left without further incident and was asked not return.

19-003273 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) INA

19-003274 Welfare Check (San Juan Islander) NR

19-003275 VIN Inspection (Orcas Island) NR

19-003276 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003277 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-003278 Wanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

19-003279 Boating Accident Non-injury (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy was made aware of a boating accident non-injury that had occurred on in San Juan County waters. A Boating Accident Report was completed by the Owner/Operator. No further investigation required.

19-003280 Burn Investigation (San Juan Island) NR

19-003281 Harassment (Orcas Island) ACT

19-003282 Missing Person (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island Deputy and Lopez Fire and EMS responded to a missing child complaint. The two-year-old child was subsequently located unharmed by family members. It was determined the child wandered off while following the family pet.

Total Incidents for This Report: 181

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