Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands October 2-8: Excavator burying car, escape via a dead battery, speeders ticketed

Deputies in the San Juan Islands responded to 155 calls from October 2 - 8, 2019 including: Deputies responded to an Eastsound address where a vehicle was reportedly being buried by an excavator operator. Further investigation lead to the arrest of the operator for littering, malicious mischief and obstructing a law enforcement officer. A San Juan Island deputy contacted an individual who was required to wear a GPS monitoring device which ran out of battery. The subject was arrested for escape in the third degree and resisting arrest. A Deputy on Orcas Island recognized the driver of a vehicle as someone with a suspended driver's license. The Deputy initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle. The driver fled in the vehicle, abandoned it, and escaped on foot.

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, OCTOBER 2, 2019

19-008417 Traffic Hazard 05:54:38 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008418 Animal at Large 08:49:57 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008419 Trouble Unknown 09:17:21 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008420 Malicious Mischief 09:54:45 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008421 Vicious Animal 10:57:52 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008422 Trouble Unknown 11:20:23 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008423 Wanted Person 12:09:41 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008424 Traffic Stop 12:44:18 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy stopped and ticketed a driver for speeding in the school zone, 40 in a 20 zone on Center Rd.

19-008425 Welfare Check 12:52:14 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008426 Traffic Stop 15:29:03 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy issued an infraction for speeding to a Driver on San Juan Island.

19-008427 Traffic Stop 16:29:32 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy issued infractions for NVOL W/ID, speeding to a Driver on San Juan Island.

19-008428 Escape from Custody 17:07:24 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan Island deputy contacted an individual who was required to wear a GPS monitoring device which ran out of battery. The subject was arrested for escape in the third degree and resisting arrest.

19-008429 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 17:16:12 (Orcas Island) CAA

Deputies responded to an Eastsound address where a vehicle was reportedly being buried by an excavator operator. Further investigation lead to the arrest of the operator for littering, malicious mischief and obstructing a law enforcement officer.

19-008430 Found Property 18:14:08 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008431 Missing Person 20:12:56 (San Juan Island) NR

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2019

19-008432 Trespassing 07:57:44 (San Juan Island) INA

19-008433 Citizen Dispute 09:15:22 (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to an ongoing neighbor dispute. A trespass warning letter was issued. A report was taken.

19-008434 Traffic Stop 09:28:47 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued an infraction for speed, 61MPH in a 45MPH zone.

19-008435 Agency Assist 10:41:57 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008436 Abandoned Vehicle 10:50:31 (Lopez Island) ACT

19-008437 Court Order Violation 11:11:09 (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island deputy responded to a report of a protection order violation. The suspect has not yet been located but will be arrested once found.

19-008438 Welfare Check 12:08:07 UNF

19-008439 Found Property 13:54:15 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008440 Citizen Assist 14:37:08 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008441 Civil Problem 15:50:34 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008442 Found Property 16:48:02 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008443 Citizen Assist 16:57:26 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008444 Traffic Stop 16:59:22 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island man was stopped for passing in a no passing zone. A records check showed him as having a suspended drivers license. An infraction was issued for the driving violation and charging documents were sent to the court for driving with a suspended license.

19-008445 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 18:24:35 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008446 Welfare Check 19:05:35 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-008447 Citizen Assist 19:22:26 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008448 Animal at Large 19:42:08 ACT

19-008449 Agency Assistance 20:08:40 (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted interviews of parties involved in a Department of Children, Youth and Families Intake Report.

19-008450 Wanted Person 20:40:44 (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan Island deputies located a subject with multiple warrants out of San Juan County. The subject was arrested and booked into the San Juan County jail.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2019

19-008451 Alarm 05:23:08 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008452 Theft 07:58:36 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy took a report of a bicycle theft from an apartment complex in Eastsound. The case is ongoing.

19-008453 Fraud 10:14:03 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008454 Citizen Assist 12:38:46 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008455 Citizen Assist 13:33:05 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008456 Abandoned Vehicle 13:41:52 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008457 Accident-HitRun 14:54:32 (Orcas Island) ACT

A deputy took a report of an apparent hit and run vehicle collision. The reporting party discovered damage to the rear bumper of their vehicle. They figured the damage occurred sometime within the week prior. No further information available at this time.

19-008458 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 15:20:26 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008459 Threats 15:59:30 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008460 Wanted Person 18:25:38 (Orcas Island) CAM

A Deputy on Orcas Island located and arrested a wanted person. The subject was boated to San Juan Island and booked into the San Juan County Jail.

19-008461 Animal at Large 19:00:02 ACT

19-008462 Welfare Check 19:29:07 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to the San Juan Island area in reference to a Possible Assault. The involved people were contacted and report taken.

19-008463 Mental Health 22:16:48 (San Juan Island) ACT

San Juan Island deputies were dispatched to a report of a mental subject in Friday Harbor. The subject was transported to the hospital for evaluation.

19-008464 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 23:03:50 (Orcas Island) NR

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2019

19-008465 Domestic Dispute or Assault 00:36:14 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan Island deputies were dispatched to a report of a possible domestic disturbance at a hotel in Friday Harbor. After investigating, the deputies concluded that no crime was committed.

19-008466 Accident-NonInj 07:52:02 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008467 Communications Problem 10:40:19 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008468 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 10:51:23 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008469 Traffic Stop 12:15:44 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008470 Abandoned Vehicle 12:53:30 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008471 VIN Inspection 14:46:31 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy performed a VIN Inspection and completed a Junk Vehicle Affidavit for a resident looking to dispose of a derelict vehicle.

19-008473 Citizen Dispute 15:44:02 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008472 Traffic Stop 15:45:02 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for expired registration >2mos.

19-008474 Trouble Unknown 15:50:18 UNF

19-008475 Trespassing 15:50:47 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008476 Civil Problem 16:13:54 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008477 Traffic Stop 16:54:46 (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy on Orcas Island recognized the driver of a vehicle as someone with a suspended driver's license. The Deputy initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle. The driver fled in the vehicle, abandoned it, and escaped on foot.

19-008478 Theft 17:56:21 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008479 Area Check 18:13:12 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008480 Traffic Hazard 18:40:25 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008481 Traffic Stop 19:05:00 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding in Friday Harbor. The driver was issued an infraction for no insurance.

19-008482 Citizen Assist 19:17:16 (Lopez Island) INA 10/5/19-A Lopez deputy escorted a vehicle with malfunctioning headlights to the ferry dock.

19-008483 Traffic Stop 19:38:32 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008484 Animal at Large 20:10:08 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008485 Welfare Check 20:20:34 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008486 Accident-Injury, Traffic 21:15:23 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008488 Abandoned Vehicle 21:25:54 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008487 Trauma BLS 21:26:03 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008489 Sick or Injured Animal 23:00:11 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008490 Burglary - Residential 23:17:41 (Orcas Island) INA

19-008491 Confidential 23:47:03 (San Juan Island) ACT

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2019

19-008492 Citizen Assist 01:03:18 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008493 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 02:19:52 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008494 Malicious Mischief 07:00:35 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island found the radar trailer damaged. An incident report was completed.

19-008495 Traffic Hazard 08:13:41 (Orcas Island) INA

19-008496 Traffic Stop 09:56:15 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008497 Theft 10:42:52 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008498 Trouble Unknown 11:03:36 UNF

19-008499 Accident-Injury, Traffic 11:36:30 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a single vehicle roll over collision. Report made.

19-008500 Trouble Unknown 12:06:59 UNF

19-008501 Civil Problem 12:26:49 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008502 Traffic Stop 12:47:24 (Lopez Island) NR

19-008503 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:15:26 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008504 Trauma BLS 14:29:07 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008505 Wanted Person 15:38:13 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008506 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:20:53 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was contacted at the Sheriff's Office about Suspicious Activity in the Friday Harbor area. The person reporting the incident was contacted and report was taken.

19-008507 Mental Health 17:07:42 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008508 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 17:10:55 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008509 Animal at Large 18:10:10 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008510 Abandoned Vehicle 18:30:05 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008511 Traffic Hazard 19:32:20 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008512 Traffic Stop 19:46:22 (Lopez Island) ACT

19-008513 Traffic Stop 22:44:12 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008514 Traffic Stop 23:03:11 (San Juan Island) CIC

MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2019

19-008515 Abandoned Vehicle 08:43:53 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008516 Traffic Stop 10:27:15 (San Juan Island) CLO

19-008517 Accident-NonInj 10:27:53 (San Juan Island) CLO

19-008518 Traffic Stop 10:42:06 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy ticketed a driver for failing to stop for a stopped school bus with red lights flashing based on a complaint from the school bus driver.

19-008519 Traffic Hazard 11:00:27 (San Juan Island) CLO

19-008520 Trouble Unknown 11:06:59 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008521 Agency Assistance 12:30:41 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008522 Civil Problem 13:13:54 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008523 DUI 13:16:10 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-008524 Harassment 13:20:57 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008525 Noise Complaint /not dogs 14:03:28 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008526 Citizen Assist 14:19:42 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008527 VIN Inspection 14:37:06 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008528 Citizen Assist 14:49:36 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008529 Vehicle Prowl 15:10:06 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008530 Harassment 15:19:13 (Lopez Island) ACT

19-008531 Agency Assistance 15:40:05 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008532 Traffic Stop 15:55:44 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008533 Traffic Stop 16:13:29 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008534 Accident-NonInj 17:08:37 (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy was dispatched to the San Juan Island area in reference to a Traffic Accident. Deputy arrived and located a two vehicle Traffic Accident. Deputy investigated the incident and one person was arrested

19-008535 Threats 17:21:36 (Lopez Island) ACT

19-008536 Civil Problem 17:26:29 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008537 Traffic Stop 18:02:12 (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-008538 Traffic Hazard 18:51:45 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008539 Traffic Hazard 20:37:02 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008540 Area Check 21:32:45 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008541 Traffic Stop 21:40:26 (San Juan Island) CIC

19-008542 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:07:47 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008543 Traffic Stop 22:23:45 (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was given a warning for failing to dim headlights.

19-008544 Traffic Stop 22:59:20 (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-008545 Welfare Check 23:25:23 (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a welfare check. The subject was contacted and found to be in good health and not in need of any further help.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2019

19-008546 Animal at Large 00:18:57 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008547 Noise Complaint /not dogs 05:03:22 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008548 Traffic Hazard 09:22:41 (San Juan Island) INA

19-008549 Traffic Stop 09:56:22 (Orcas Island) CLO

19-008550 Wanted Person 10:02:06 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island arrested a subject on a local felony warrant.

19-008551 Traffic Stop 10:08:42 (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas Island Deputy stopped a vehicle on Olga Road. The driver, a local man, was subsequently issued an infraction for driving 47 MPH in a 35 MPH zone and no valid driver's license. He was also issued a verbal warning for no proof of liability insurance.

19-008552 Animal at Large 10:15:39 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008553 Weapons Offense 10:23:25 (Lopez Island) ACT

19-008554 Area Check 11:04:15 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008555 Trouble Unknown 11:24:11 (Lopez Island) NR

19-008556 Traffic Stop 12:17:12 (San Juan Island) CLO

19-008557 Citizen Assist 15:51:45 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008558 Traffic Stop 16:11:03 (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 51 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour zone.

19-008559 Civil Problem 16:13:07 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008560 Theft 16:19:55 (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy on Orcas Island took a report regarding the theft of a kayak.

19-008561 Trouble Unknown 17:08:44 (Lopez Island) NR

19-008562 Traffic Stop 17:34:29 (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-008563 Citizen Assist 17:36:02 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008564 Area Check 18:51:22 (Lopez Island) NR

19-008565 Traffic Stop 19:30:29 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008566 Traffic Stop 19:39:45 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008567 Traffic Violation 19:59:39 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008568 Citizen Assist 20:05:48 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008569 Traffic Stop 20:29:25 (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-008570 Traffic Stop 21:22:04 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008571 Welfare Check 23:21:03 (San Juan Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 155

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