San Juan Islands Sheriff's log May 22 - May 29: Burglary, damaged buoy, suspicious boaters, and lots of traffic stops....

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to numerous calls between May 22 and May 29, 2019 including: A boater reported running over a mooring buoy off West Beach Resort. She said they were unable to determine who owns the buoy. She said the boat owner is willing to pay to replace it and left her information at West Beach Resort. They cleaned up the remains of the buoy before leaving in the boat. San Juan County deputies were advised that a defendant did not turn themselves in as ordered by the court. The defendant was charged with bail jumping. A Deputy responded to a Lopez Island residence for a residential burglary complaint. It was determined that an unidentified person(s)entered the home while the owner was away and stole several items. 

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 22, 2019

19-003689 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island CIC

A Deputy in Friday Harbor issued infractions to a Driver for NVOL W/ID, No proof of liability insurance, Fail to wear seat belt, warnings for expired vehicle registration, and fail to change address WA DL.

19-003690 Citizen Assist   San Juan Island NR

19-003691 Traffic Violation   Orcas Island NR

19-003692 Wanted Person   San Juan Island NR

19-003693 Agency Assistance   Orcas Island NR

19-003694 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island CIC

A Deputy in Friday Harbor issued a Driver an infraction for passing on right illegally and warned for no proof of current liability insurance.

19-003695 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   Lopez Island INA

A Lopez Island deputy took an information report about suspicious activity at a local business.

19-003696 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

19-003697 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

19-003698 Traffic Stop Lopez Island NR

Warning for speed

19-003699 Animal Noise   Orcas Island ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to an animal noise complaint near Eastsound. A report was taken.

19-003700 Wanted Person   San Juan Island NR

19-003706 Agency Assistance   Lopez Island NR

19-003701 Welfare Check Lopez Island ACT

19-003702 Citizen Assist   Orcas Island NR

19-003703 Juvenile Problem   San Juan Island INA

A Deputy responded to a Juvenile Problem call in Friday Harbor. The Deputy met with the reporting parties and an investigation initiated. Probable Cause statement completed, referred to the PA's Office and Juvenile Court Services, and a report made.

19-003704 Agency Assistance (Lopez Island) NR

19-003705 Burglary - Residential  (Lopez Island) INA

A Deputy responded to a Lopez Island residence for a residential burglary complaint. It was determined that an unidentified person(s)entered the home while the owner was away and stole several items. An investigation was conducted and a report was completed.

19-003707 Escape from Custody   San Juan Island INA

San Juan County deputies were advised that a defendant did not turn themselves in as ordered by the court. The defendant was charged with bail jumping.

19-003708 Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) INA

A Deputy responded to a Lopez Island residence. The homeowner was suspicious of a boat that was in a bay near her property. The Deputy investigated and found no obvious evidence of a crime and a report was completed.

19-003709 Harassment   San Juan Island ACT

19-003710 Citizen Assist  ACT

19-003711 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   San Juan Island NR

THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2019

19-003712 Agency Assistance   San Juan Island ACT

19-003713 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island CIC

A Deputy stopped a driver on San Juan Island for speeding 69 MPH in a 45 MPH zone. The driver was issued infractions for speeding and no insurance.

19-003714 Trouble Unknown   San Juan Island NR

19-003715 Animal at Large Lopez Island NR

Lopez Island deputies were dispatched to two lost dogs located in Lopez Village. The deputies took possession of the dogs and were able to contact the owners a short time later. The owners arrived at the Lopez station to retrieve their dogs.

19-003716 Wanted Person   San Juan Island NR

19-003717 Citizen Assist   Orcas Island NR

19-003718 Animal at Large   Orcas Island NR

19-003719 Theft  San Juan Island ACT

A Deputy responded to a report of a theft at a Friday Harbor business. A report made, probable cause statement forwarded to the PA office, and one person was trespassed from the business.

19-003720 Wanted Person   Lopez Island NR

19-003721 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   San Juan Island NR

19-003722 Wanted Person Lopez Island CAA

A Lopez Island deputy contacted an individual with a warrant for their arrest. The individual was arrested and transported to Friday Harbor for booking.

19-003723 Trespassing   San Juan Island NR

19-003724 Citizen Assist   Orcas Island NR

19-003725 Trouble Unknown Lopez Island NR

19-003726 Theft   Orcas Island ACT

A Deputy responded to a theft of a Smart Phone in Eastsound. The reporting victim claimed to have left the phone for approximately 10 min, when it had disappeared. The case is under further investigation.

19-003727 Trespassing   San Juan Island INA

19-003728 Court Order Violation   San Juan Island ACT

19-003729 Trespassing   San Juan Island CAA

A subject was located and arrested for trespassing in the first degree after entering a business which they had previously been trespassed from.

19-003730 Accident-Hit and Run   Orcas Island INA

19-003731 Accident-Hit and Run Orcas Island NR

19-003732 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island)  NR

19-003733 Wanted Person   Orcas Island CAA

A deputy saw a subject known to have a warrant in the rear passenger seat of a vehicle. The deputy conducted a traffic stop, contacted the wanted subject and arrested the subject. The driver of the vehicle was found to have no valid operator's license. An infraction was issued to the driver and the

19-003734 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

19-003735 Threats Orcas Island NR

19-003736 Animal at Large San Juan Island INA

19-003737 Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Island deputies were called to mediate a citizen dispute between neighbors. The deputies spoke to the involved parties to find a resolution.

19-003738 Alarm   Orcas Island FAL

19-003739 Alarm   San Juan Island NR

FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2019

19-003740 Wanted Person   San Juan Island NR

19-003741 Vicious Animal  Lopez Island NR

Lopez Island deputies were dispatched to a complaint of two aggressive dogs that were loose on the beach. Deputies arrived but were unable to locate the dogs or their owners. The investigation is ongoing.

19-003742 Alarm San Juan Island FAL

19-003743 Animal at Large   Orcas Island NR

19-003744 Assault - Body Force   Orcas Island NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a report of an assault. The involved parties were contacted. There were no injuries and the victim did not wish for any further law enforcement action to be taken.

19-003745 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   Orcas Island NR

19-003746 Civil Problem  Orcas Island NR

19-003747 Threats   Orcas Island NR

19-003748 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

19-003749 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island CIC

A Deputy stopped a vehicle in Friday Harbor for expired registration. The driver was issue an infraction for no insurance and given a verbal warning for expired registration.

19-003750 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   San Juan Island NR

19-003751 Boating Problem   Lopez Island ACT

19-003752 Traffic Hazard   San Juan Island NR

19-003753 Citizen Assist   San Juan Island NR

19-003754 Traffic Hazard   San Juan Island NR

19-003755 Traffic Hazard   San Juan Island NR

19-003756 Alarm   Orcas Island NR

19-003757 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   Orcas Island NR

19-003758 Citizen Assist   Lopez Island NR

19-003759 Sick or Injured Animal   San Juan Island NR

19-003760 Citizen Assist   Orcas Island NR

19-003761 Parking Problem   Orcas Island INA

19-003762 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   San Juan Island NR

19-003763 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   San Juan Island NR

19-003764 Lost Property   Orcas Island NR

19-003765 Domestic Dispute or Assault   San Juan Island CAA

A Deputy took a report of a domestic violence incident. The suspect was located and arrested for assault 4th degree DV.

19-003766 Theft  San Juan Island CLO

A deputy was contacted in reference to a Theft. The incident was investigated and was unfounded. Report taken.

19-003767 Alarm   San Juan Island NR

19-003768 Welfare Check (Lopez Island) INA

19-003769 DUI  Orcas Island NR

19-003770 DUI   San Juan Island NR

19-003771 Suspicious Person/Circumstance  Orcas Island NR

19-003772 Area Check   San Juan Island NR

19-003773 Traffic Stop San Juan Island CIC

A Deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration. The driver was issued an infraction for no insurance and expired vehicle registration over two months.

19-003774 Area Check   San Juan Island NR

19-003775 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island NR

19-003776 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island CAA

A deputy conducted a late night traffic stop in Eastsound for expired tabs and a modified exhaust. Further investigation revealed probable cause to believe the driver was impaired. The driver was arrested, processed and then released without further incident.

19-003777 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

19-003778 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2019

19-003779 Overdose   Orcas Island ACT

19-003780 Traffic Hazard (Lopez Island) NR

19-003781 Parking Problem   San Juan Island NR

19-003782 Unwanted Person  San Juan Island NR

19-003783 Animal at Large   San Juan Island NR

19-003784 Animal at Large   San Juan Island NR

19-003785 Wanted Person   San Juan Island NR

19-003786 Agency Assistance   San Juan Island ACT

19-003787 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   San Juan Island NR

19-003788 Traffic Stop   Lopez Island NR

19-003789 Boating Problem   Orcas Island NR

RP reported their boat ran over a mooring buoy off West Beach Resort. She said they were unable to determine who owns the buoy. She said the boat owner is willing to pay to replace it. She said she left her information at West Beach Resort. They cleaned up the remains of the buoy before leaving in the boat. 

19-003790 Custodial Interference   Orcas Island NR

19-003791 Found Property   San Juan Island ACT

A deputy was contacted in reference to Found Property. The property was entered into evidence. Report taken.

19-003792 Citizen Assist   San Juan Island NR

19-003793 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   San Juan Island NR

19-003794 Boating Problem   Orcas Island INA

19-003795 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island NR

19-003796 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island NR

19-003797 Traffic Stop   Lopez Island CIC

May 25, 2019. A Lopez Island deputy stopped and ticketed a motorist for speeding, 53 in the 35 zone on Center Rd.

19-003798 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

19-003799 Area Check (Lopez Island) NR

19-003800 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   Orcas Island NR

19-003801 Animal at Large  (San Juan Island) ACT

19-003802 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

19-003803 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

19-003804 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island CAA

On 05-25-2019 a Deputy stopped a suspended driver. The driver was arrested for DWLS 3rd Degree and issued an infraction for no insurance.

19-003805 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

19-003806 Wanted Person   Orcas Island ACT

A wanted person turned themselves in on Orcas. They posted bail and were given their court date to appear.

SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2019

19-003807 Alarm 01:08:47 05/26/19 Lopez Island NR

 A Lopez Island deputy responded to a commercial burglar alarm at a business in Lopez Village during the night. The building and grounds were checked and appeared secure. No further action was taken. 19-003808 Citizen Assist   San Juan Island NR

19-003809 Domestic Dispute or Assault   Lopez Island CAA

 Lopez Island deputies arrested a man for DUI after being called to a disturbance caused by efforts to remove a vehicle from the ditch. The man was processed and released on a DUI charge and the vehicle was impounded.

19-003810 Suspicious Person/Circumstance Lopez Island NR

19-003811 Boating Safety Inspection Orcas Island NR

19-003812 Traffic Stop Orcas Island CIC

A Deputy on Orcas island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 57 miles per hour in a 40 mile per hour zone.

19-003813 Civil Problem   San Juan Island ACT

19-003815 Accident-HitRun   Lopez Island ACT

A Lopez Island deputy was dispatched to a report of a hit and run collision that occurred overnight. A report was taken and the investigation is ongoing.

19-003814 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island CIC

A Deputy on Orcas island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 56 miles per hour in a 40 mile per hour zone.

19-003816 Boating Problem   Orcas Island ACT

Four vessels in Westsound were tagged for notification of illegal anchoring and use of the county dock.

19-003817 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island CIC 

A Deputy on Orcas island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 38 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone.

19-003818 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island NR 

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

19-003819 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island CLO 

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

19-003820 Threats   San Juan Island NR

19-003821 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island NR

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

19-003822 Traffic Stop  Orcas Island NR

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

19-003823 Parking Problem  San Juan Island ACT

19-003824 Parking Problem  San Juan Island UNF

19-003826 Animal at Large  San Juan Island NR

19-003825 Traffic Stop  Orcas Island NR 

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

19-003827 Civil Problem San Juan Island NR

19-003828 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island CIC

A Deputy on Orcas island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 39 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone.

19-003829 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island CLO 

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

19-003830 Traffic Stop   Lopez Island NR

19-003831 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island CIC 

A Deputy on Orcas island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 39 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone.

19-003832 Area Check   Lopez Island INA

19-003833 Trouble Unknown UNF

19-003834 Traffic Stop b San Juan Island NR

19-003835 Traffic Violation   Orcas Island NR 

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

19-003836 Traffic Hazard   San Juan Island NR

19-003837 Animal at Large   Orcas Island NR 

A Deputy on Orcas Island took custody of a dog that had been running at large. The dog had no identification and was delivered to the animal shelter.

19-003838 Welfare Check San Juan Island NR

19-003839 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

19-003840 Trespassing   San Juan Island CLO 

A deputy was contacted in reference to a Trespass. One person was contacted and served with a trespass letter. Report taken.

19-003841 Welfare Check   Orcas Island NR

19-003842 Traffic Stop Orcas Island NR

19-003843 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island CIC

An Orcas Deputy conducted a traffic stop near Eastsound. The driver was issued an infraction for speeding, 35 mph in a 25 mph zone.

19-003844 Trouble Unknown  ACT

19-003845 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island NR

19-003846 Found Property   Orcas Island INA On 05/28/19, a local Orcas Island citizen turned in some found property at the Orcas Substation. A report was taken.

19-003847 Trouble Unknown San Juan Island NR

19-003848 Traffic Violation   Orcas Island UNF

19-003849 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

19-003850 Traffic Hazard   San Juan Island NR

19-003851 Civil Problem Lopez Island NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called to provide information to all parties involved in an ongoing landlord-tenant dispute. The matter is civil in nature at this point, no further action taken by the deputy.

19-003852 Animal Noise   Orcas Island NR

19-003853 Drowning   San Juan Island CLO 

A deputy was dispatched to a Drowning in the San Juan Island area. The involved person was pulled from the water unharmed and transported to the hospital. Report taken.

19-003854 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island ACT 

A Deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration. The driver was issued an infraction for expired vehicle registration and no insurance.

19-003855 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   San Juan Island ACT

A Deputy took a report of a suspicious incident.

19-003856 Traffic Stop  Orcas Island NR

19-003857 Suspicious Person/Circumstance  San Juan Island NR

19-003858 Domestic Dispute or Assault   Orcas Island ACT

Orcas Island Deputies responded to a domestic near Eastsound. After an investigation was completed it was determined that it was verbal only and no one would be arrested.

MONDAY, MAY 27, 2019

19-003859 Medical Emergency   Orcas Island NR

19-003860 Domestic Dispute or Assault   Orcas Island INA

19-003861 Agency Assistance   Orcas Island ACT 

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a report of domestic abuse. The involved parties were interviewed and the call was closed as unfounded.

19-003862 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island CIC 

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

19-003863 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island CLO

19-003864 Found Property   Orcas Island NR

19-003865 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island CIC 

A Deputy in Friday Harbor issued a Driver an infraction for speed.

19-003866 Animal at Large   Lopez Island NR

19-003867 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island CAA 

A Deputy in Friday Harbor issued an infraction to a driver for fail to wear seat belt, warning for speed, and completed a Probable Cause Statement for the driver who was DWLS/R 3RD DEGREE.

19-003868 Boating Safety Inspection   San Juan Island NR

19-003869 Citizen Assist   Orcas Island NR

Cleared by phone contact.

19-003870 Citizen Assist Orcas Island NR

Cleared by phone contact.

19-003871 Parking Problem   San Juan Island NR

19-003872 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

19-003873 Sick or Injured Animal   San Juan Island NR

19-003874 Agency Assistance   San Juan Island INA 

A Deputy was dispatched to an Agency Assist in Friday Harbor. A informational report was taken.

19-003875 Found Property   San Juan Island NR

19-003876 Parking Problem  Lopez Island NR

19-003877 VIN Inspection  Lopez Island NR

19-003878 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   San Juan Island NR

19-003879 Theft Orcas Island ACT 

A deputy took a report of a theft in Eastsound from a farm stand. An estimated 40 dollars was taken. A report was written.

19-003880 Traffic Violation   Orcas Island NR

19-003881 Mental Health   Lopez Island NR

19-003882 Traffic Stop  San Juan Island CIC 

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for expired tabs. The driver was issued an infraction for expired registration over two months and no insurance.

19-003883 Malicious Mischief   Lopez Island ACT

A Lopez Island deputy was called to take a report of vandalism to a vehicle. The case is under investigation.

19-003884 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

19-003885 Abandoned Vehicle  ACT

19-003886 Animal at Large   Orcas Island NR

19-003888 Unwanted Person   San Juan Island NR

19-003887 Accident-NonInj   San Juan Island NR

19-003889 Trespassing   Lopez Island NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called about a recurring trespassing issue at a Lopez Island business. A report was taken.

19-003890 Suspicious Person/Circumstance   San Juan Island NR

19-003891 Animal Bite   San Juan Island CLO 

A Deputy on San Juan took a report of a dog bite.

19-003892 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island CIC

A Deputy on San Juan stopped a vehicle for failing to stop at a posted stop sign. The driver was issued an infraction for failing to stop at the stop sign.

19-003893 Trouble Unknown   San Juan Island NR

TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2019

19-003894 Alarm   Orcas Island FAL

19-003895 Animal at Large   Lopez Island NR 

A Lopez Island deputy was called to pick up a stray dog from a resident after the dog appeared on their doorstep last night. The dog owner was identified and contacted by LAPS and the dog was reunited with its owner. No enforcement action was taken.

19-003896 Found Property   San Juan Island NR

19-003897 Trespassing   San Juan Island ACT 

A Deputy in Friday Harbor arrested a male for Trespassing and was later released with a citation.

19-003898 Citizen Assist  San Juan Island NR

19-003899 Abandoned Vehicle   San Juan Island ACT

19-003900 Fraud   San Juan Island ACT

19-003901 Parking Problem San Juan Island ACT

19-003902 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island CIC 

A Deputy in Friday Harbor issued a driver an infraction for fail to wear seat belt and warning for no proof of liability insurance.

19-003903 Traffic Hazard   San Juan Island ACT

19-003904 Theft   Orcas Island ACT

 A Deputy on Orcas Island took a report of lost property.

19-003905 Citizen Assist   San Juan Island NR

19-003906 Parking Problem   Lopez Island INA 

A Lopez Island deputy was called to the ferry landing regarding a parking issue in the upper lot. Ferry terminal staff will follow up with the vehicle owners. No enforcement action was taken.

19-003907 Citizen Assist   Orcas Island NR

19-003908 Controlled Substance Problem   Orcas Island ACT

19-003909 Citizen Assist   San Juan Island NR

19-003910 Welfare Check 9 Orcas Island NR

19-003911 Civil Problem San Juan Island NR

19-003912 Trespassing  ACT

19-003913 Citizen Assist   San Juan Island NR

19-003914 Welfare Check   San Juan Island ACT 

A Deputy responded to a report of a welfare check in Friday Harbor. The deputy spoke with the concerned party, a report was made, and the report forwarded to Adult Protective Services. No further investigation at this time.

19-003915 Weapons Noise   San Juan Island NR

19-003916 Traffic Hazard   Lopez Island NR

A Lopez Island deputy was sent to check on a disabled vehicle, partially blocking the roadway. The owner was making arrangements to have the vehicle removed as soon as possible after it had broken down. No further action was necessary.

19-003917 Citizen Assist   Orcas Island ACT

19-003918 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

19-003919 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

19-003920 Traffic Stop   San Juan Island NR

19-003921 Citizen Assist (Lopez Island) NR

A Deputy assisted a Lopez Island resident. The resident was concerned that a person was coming to his home at night unannounced. The Deputy spoke with the offender, who was trying to complete a business transaction, and he agreed to call the home owner before going to his house in the future.

19-003922 Litter/Pollution/Public Health   San Juan Island INA

19-003923 Court Order Violation   San Juan Island CAN

A deputy was contacted in reference to an Order Violation. Report taken.

19-003924 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Deputy stopped a motorist near the Lopez Village  after seeing him fail to stop at a stop sign. The Deputy gave the driver a ticket for failing to stop at a stop sign.

19-003925 Wanted Person   Orcas Island ACT

A Deputy was on routine patrol and saw a male suspect known to have a warrant. The suspect was arrested, booked and transported to Friday Harbor via patrol boat where he was booked into the San Juan County Jail.

19-003926 Traffic Stop   Orcas Island NR

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2019

19-003927 Animal at Large   San Juan Island NR

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter all the required information, indicated by an asterisk (*). HTML code is not allowed.

back to top