San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log May 29-June 4: Vehicle thefts, pigs and cows on the loose, speeders in Moran

Deputies in the San Juan Islands responded to 251 calls between May 29 and June 4, 2019 including: A Deputy took a report of a vehicle theft in Eastsound. The vehicle was later located. Two other vehicle thefts were reported and are believed to be connected. All three vehicles have been recovered and a suspect has been arrested. It is also believed that a vehicle prowl case is related. A Deputy responded to a Lopez Island residence after a resident suspected boaters had come on to her private beach late at night. The Deputy determined the boaters had violated no laws. A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration greater than two months. The driver was issued infractions for driving without insurance, open alcoholic container and marijuana in vehicle.

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 29, 2019

19-003689 Traffic Stop San Juan Island CIC

19-003928 Trespassing (Orcas Island) INA

19-003929 Unwanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

19-003930 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy in Friday Harbor arrested a driver for no interlock device in vehicle who was later cited and released. They were also issued infractions for no seat belt and NVOL W/ID

19-003931 Animal at Large (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was sent to a report of a large cow out in the roadway, causing a traffic hazard on a south end road. The cow was gone when the deputy arrived.

19-003932 Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

19-003933 Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) ACT

19-003934 Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

19-003935 Court Order Violation (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy in Friday Harbor was dispatched to an order violation. It was found the order had not been served, the Deputy served the order to the respondent.

19-003937 Medical ALS (Lopez Island) ACT Assist on Aid call

19-003936 Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

19-003938 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

19-003939 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

19-003940 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003941 Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR

19-003942 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003943 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

19-003944 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-003945 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003946 Found Property INA

19-003947 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

19-003948 Wanted Person (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy arrested a male in Friday Harbor on an active warrant. The male was booked into jail awaiting a court hearing. report made.

19-003949 Court Order Violation (San Juan Island) ACT

San Juan Island deputies spoke with a complainant regarding an order violation. The investigation is ongoing.

19-003950 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

19-003951 Confidential (Orcas Island) ACT

19-003952 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) NR

19-003953 Trespassing (Orcas Island) NR

19-003954 Harassment (Orcas Island) NR

19-003955 Accident-Injury, Traffic (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan Island deputies responded to a single vehicle collision off of West Valley Rd. The driver was transported to the hospital and was given a citation for reckless driving.

19-003956 Area Check (Lopez Island) NR

19-003957 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003958 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003959 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003960 Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) NR

19-003961 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-003962 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003963 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for no front license plate. The driver was issued an infraction for no valid operator's license with ID.

19-003964 Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2019

19-003965 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-003966 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

19-003967 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

19-003968 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CLO

19-003970 Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) ACT

19-003971 Recovered Stolen Property (Orcas Island) ACT

19-003972 Animal at Large ACT

19-003973 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-003974 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) INA

19-003975 Citizen Dispute (Orcas Island) NR

19-003976 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) INA

19-003977 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003978 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy in Friday Harbor issued infractions to a driver for, failure to wear seat belt, expired vehicle registration, and no proof of liability insurance.

19-003979 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

19-003980 Agency Assistance (Orcas Island) NR

19-003981 Agency Assistance (Orcas Island) NR

19-003982 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) FAL

19-003983 Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

19-003984 Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

19-003985 Malicious Mischief (Lopez Island) INA

A deputy investigated vandalism that occurred during school hours at the Lopez Island School. A person of interest was identified and a report was completed.

19-003986 Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

19-003987 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

19-003988 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for speed. The driver was issued an infraction for speeding 38MPH in a 25MPH speed zone.

19-003989 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a motorist for speeding in the 1400 block of Fisherman Bay Road. He issued the driver a ticket for speeding.

19-003990 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003991 Area Check (Lopez Island) NR

19-003993 Civil Problem (San Juan Island) NR

19-003992 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a driver not wearing a safety belt. The driver was issued an infraction.

19-003994 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003995 Domestic Dispute or Assault (Orcas Island) ACT

Deputies responded to an Eastsound apartment complex on a reported domestic disturbance. Further investigation revealed no crime had occurred, but the male subject had violated conditions of his Department of Corrections release. An informational report was completed.

19-003996 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

19-003997 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) ACT 

Deputies responded to an Eastsound Business on a reported reckless driving. A moped was said to have driven in circles in a parking lot, nearly impacting pedestrians in the area. The case is under further investigation.

19-003998 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-003999 Weapons Noise (San Juan Island) NR

19-004000 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004001 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004002 Juvenile Problem (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy responded to a Juvenile Problem in Eastsound. A juvenile had reportedly violated a court ordered curfew. The juvenile eventually returned home and a report was documented. Juvenile Services was made aware of the incident. A report was written.

19-004003 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004004 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004005 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for a defective taillight. The driver was issued an infraction for no insurance.

19-004006 Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019

19-004007 Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-004008 Trespassing (Lopez Island) INA

A Deputy responded to a Lopez Island residence after a resident suspected boaters had come on to her private beach late at night. The Deputy determined the boaters had violated no laws and a report was completed.

19-004009 Alarm (San Juan Island) FAL

19-004010 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy in Friday Harbor issued infractions for fail to wear seat belt and not proof of insurance. Warned for expired registration.

19-004011 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

19-004012 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-004013 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

Recovered addition evidence in juvenile case

19-004014 Custodial Interference (San Juan Island) NR

19-004015 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-004016 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-004017 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-004018 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-004019 Civil Problem (San Juan Island) NR

19-004020 Civil Problem (San Juan Island) NR

19-004021 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 34 miles per hour in a 20 mile per hour school zone.

19-004022 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-004023 Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

19-004024 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-004025 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) NR

19-004026 Accident-NonInj (San Juan Island) NR

19-004027 Malicious Mischief (Lopez Island) ACT

19-004028 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-004029 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Lopez Island) NR

19-004030 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-004031 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004032 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-004033 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

19-004034 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004035 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) ACT

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration greater than two months. The driver was issued infractions for driving without insurance, open alcoholic container and marijuana in vehicle.

19-004036 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-004037 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004038 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for traveling 50 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speed.

19-004039 Loitering (San Juan Island) NR

19-004040 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004041 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2019

19-004042 Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-004043 Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-004044 Theft (Orcas Island) NR

19-004045 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

19-004046 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004047 Parking Problem ACT

19-004048 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-004049 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy was dispatched to a report of a reckless driver in Friday Harbor. The driver was located and cited for reckless driving.

19-004050 Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR

19-004051 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-004052 Trespassing (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez man was issued a warning for trespassing while operating a moped on a private road.

19-004053 Boating Problem ACT

19-004054 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-004055 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-004056 Found Property (San Juan Island) NR

19-004057 Traffic Violation (San Juan Island) UNF

19-004058 Accident-NonInj (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to an accident with no injuries near Eastsound. The at-fault driver was issued an infraction for not having proof of insurance. A report was taken.

19-004059 Vicious Animal (Lopez Island) NR

19-004060 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

19-004061 Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

19-004062 Weapons Noise (San Juan Island) NR

19-004063 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed.

19-004064 Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) NR

19-004065 Weapons Noise (Orcas Island) NR

19-004066 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a motorist for not wearing a safety belt. The driver was issued an infraction.

19-004067 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-004068 Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

19-004069 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-004070 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for a defective brake light and traveling over the fog line. The driver was issued an infraction for no insurance.

19-004071 Weapons Noise (Orcas Island) NR

19-004072 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004073 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-004074 Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-004075 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004076 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004077 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004078 Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan Island deputies responded to a person with mental health issues who had locked themselves in their residence. Deputies were able to talk the person out of the house and they were taken to the hospital for evaluation.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2019

19-004079 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-004080 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

19-004081 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) NR

19-004082 Trespassing (San Juan Island) ACT

19-004083 Found Property INA

19-004084 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) INA

Checked driver of vehicle seen parked there everyday for months - came back clear.

19-004085 Traffic Hazard (San Juan Island) NR

19-004086 Citizen Dispute (San Juan Island) NR

19-004087 Traffic Stop (Lopez Island) NR

19-004088 Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-004089 Found Property (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island took possession of two bicycles that had been abandoned on private property.

19-004090 Boating Acc NI (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy took a report of a non-injury boating collision that occurred at James Island on June 1st. The collision damaged the reporting party's vessel while it was tied up at a dock.

19-004091 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop on a motorcycle. The operator was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 37 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone. The operator was issued warnings for failing to stop at a stop sign and intentionally weaving in the lane.

19-004092 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 40 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone.

19-004093 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

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

19-004094 Trouble Unknown (San Juan Island) NR

19-004095 Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island assisted in returning some calves.

19-004096 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CLO

19-004097 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas Island Deputy conducted a traffic stop near Eastsound. The driver was given an infraction for speed, 36 mph in a 25 mph zone.

19-004098 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

19-004099 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop in Moran State Park. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 34 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone, vehicle registration expired more than 2 months, and no proof of insurance.

19-004100 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop in Moran State Park. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 36 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone.

19-004101 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-004102 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-004103 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-004104 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop inside Moran State Park The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding 39 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone.

19-004105 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-004106 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-004107 Domestic Dispute or Assault (San Juan Island) NR

19-004108 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was hauling some long boards that were sticking out into the oncoming lane. The driver was asked to adjust the load before continuing on.

19-004109 Unsecure Premise (San Juan Island) NR

19-004110 Alarm (San Juan Island) NR

19-004111 Traffic Hazard (Orcas Island) NR

19-004112 Traffic Stop (Orcas Island) NR

19-004113 Alarm (Orcas Island) NR

19-004114 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan ISland deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 45 MPH in a 25 MPH zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speeding.

19-004115 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 40 MPH in a 25 MPH zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speeding.

19-004116 Juvenile Problem (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to a juvenile problem in the Eastsound area. The subject returned home and a report was taken.

19-004117 Boating Problem NR

19-004118 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for a defective brake light. The driver was issued an infraction for driving without insurance.

19-004119 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004120 Area Check (San Juan Island) NR

MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2019

19-004121 Lost Property (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island took a missing property report.

19-004122 Alarm (San Juan Island) FAL

19-004123 Mental Health (San Juan Island) NR

19-004124 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-004125 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) NR

19-004126 Parking Problem (San Juan Island) NR

19-004127 Animal at Large (Orcas Island) NR

Sheep in road. Corralled and returned to owner.

19-004128 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) CLO

19-004129 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) CAA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a report of an unwanted person riding through the property of Orcas Christian School. The person was contacted and arrested on an outstanding felony warrant.

19-004130 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (San Juan Island) NR

19-004131 Trespassing (San Juan Island) NR

19-004132 VIN Inspection (Orcas Island) NR

19-004133 Citizen Assist (San Juan Island) NR

19-004135 Abandoned Vehicle (San Juan Island) NR

19-004134 Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

Settled by phone contact. RP will try and get a plate and call back if issue continues.

19-004136 Civil Problem (San Juan Island) NR

19-004137 Weapons Offense (Orcas Island) NR Settled by phone contact

19-004138 Domestic Dispute or Assault (Orcas Island) NR

19-004139 Wanted Person (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy arrested a wanted person in Friday Harbor on an active felony warrant. The male was booked into jail awaiting a court hearing. Report made.

19-004140 Found Property (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called to a local business regarding a backpack that had been left by a customer. The customer arrived to claim the backpack moments after the deputy arrived.

19-004141 Wanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

19-004142 VIN Inspection (Orcas Island) NR

19-004143 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a driver for operating a vehicle on a suspended driver's license. The driver was arrested for DWLS 3rd Degree and possession of a controlled substance.

19-004144 Vehicle Prowl (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy was dispatched to a vehicle prowl that occurred in Friday Harbor. Investigation Continues.

19-004145 Animal Noise (Orcas Island) NR

19-004147 Juvenile Problem (Orcas Island) NR

19-004146 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004148 Traffic Stop (San Juan Island) NR

19-004149 Wanted Person (San Juan Island) NR

19-004151 Vehicle Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy took a report of a vehicle theft. The vehicle was later located. Later on two other vehicle thefts were reported. All vehicle thefts are believed to be connected with the same known suspect. The investigation is ongoing.

19-004150 Noise Complaint /not dogs (Orcas Island) NR

TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2019

19-004152 Vehicle Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy took a report of a vehicle theft in Eastsound. The vehicle was later located. Two other vehicle thefts where reported and are believed to be connected. All three vehicles have been recovered and a suspect has been arrested. It is also believed that a vehicle prowl case is related.

19-004153 Animal at Large (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy received a report of a pig running loose in the road creating a traffic hazard. The pig was gone when the deputy arrived in the area.

19-004154 Runaway Juvenile (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy on Orcas Island located a runaway juvenile.

19-004155 Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

19-004156 Forgery (Orcas Island) NR

19-004157 Vehicle Prowl ACT

19-004158 Vehicle Theft (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy took a report of a vehicle theft in Eastsound. The vehicle was later located. Two other vehicle thefts were reported and are believed to be connected. All three vehicles have been recovered and a suspect has been arrested. It is also believed that a vehicle prowl case is related.

19-004159 Malicious Mischief (Lopez Island) NR

Unfounded. Window broken accidentally during landscaping/maintenance activities.

19-004160 Traffic Violation (Orcas Island) NR

19-004161 Parking Problem INA

19-004162 Agency Assistance (San Juan Island) NR

19-004163 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) INA

19-004164 Vehicle Theft (San Juan Island) NR

19-004165 Citizen Dispute INA

19-004166 Wanted Person (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy arrested a Friday Harbor man on multiple outstanding warrants. The male was booked into jail awaiting a next day hearing. Report made.

19-004167 Suspicious Person/Circumstance (Orcas Island) ACT

19-004168 Fraud (Orcas Island) INA

19-004169 Malicious Mischief (San Juan Island) NR

19-004170 Boating Problem (Orcas Island) INA

19-004171 Trespassing (Orcas Island) NR

19-004172 Animal at Large (San Juan Island) NR

19-004173 Area Check (Orcas Island) NR

19-004174 DUI (San Juan Island) CAA

19-004175 Found Property (San Juan Island) INA

19-004176 Sick or Injured Animal (Lopez Island) NR

19-004177 Citizen Assist (Orcas Island) NR

19-004178 Welfare Check (San Juan Island) INA

19-004179 Unconscious ALS (Orcas Island) INA

Total Incidents for This Report: 251

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