San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log October 9-15, 2019: Suicide, assault, littering...

Deputies in the San Juan Islands responded to 213 calls from October 9 - 15, 2019 including: A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 36MPH in a 25MPH speed zone. After the deputy stopped the vehicle, the driver accidentally backed into the deputy's patrol car. The driver was issued infractions for speed and unsafe backing. A Lopez Island deputy and Lopez EMS responded to a report of an unconscious female. The investigation revealed this was a domestic violence related incident. The male suspect was located, arrested, and booked into jail for vehicular assault.

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.


19-008572 Found Property 08:38:39 (Lopez Island) NR

19-008573 Animal at Large 09:41:22 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008574 Agency Assistance 11:01:40 (San Juan Island) CAA

19-008578 Citizen Assist 11:47:22 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008575 Traffic Stop 12:27:06 (Orcas Island) CLO

19-008576 Welfare Check 12:37:47 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008577 Court Order Violation 12:42:32 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008579 Traffic Stop 14:22:06 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008580 Parking Problem 15:48:13 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-008581 Traffic Violation 15:55:17 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008582 Parking Problem 15:57:21 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-008583 Animal at Large 15:57:40 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008584 Alarm 16:25:42 UNF

19-008585 VIN Inspection 16:27:04 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008586 Citizen Assist 17:01:12 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008587 Welfare Check 19:51:32 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008588 Animal at Large 20:56:40 ACT

19-008589 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:30:44 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008590 Citizen Assist 21:45:46 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy responded to a citizen assist in Friday Harbor. The Deputy contacted another driver for public safety reasons and later completed a report regarding they were driving suspended.

19-008591 Area Check 22:56:03 (Orcas Island) NR


19-008592 Threats 02:40:19 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008593 Unconscious ALS 07:47:44 (Lopez Island) CAA

A Lopez Island deputy and Lopez EMS responded to a report of an unconscious female. The investigation revealed this was a domestic violence related incident. The male suspect was located, arrested, and booked into jail for vehicular assault.

19-008594 Communications Problem 08:11:57 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy took a harassment complaint. The complaint was determined to be a non criminal issue. An informational report was taken.

19-008596 Animal at Large 10:08:53 NR

19-008595 Accident-HitRun 10:12:43 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a hit and run. The suspect was located and arrested for hit and run unattended.

19-008597 Traffic Stop 10:58:14 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued an infraction for speed 52MPH in a 35MPH zone.

19-008598 Abandoned Vehicle 11:03:29 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008599 Medical Emergency 11:58:45 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008600 Theft 12:08:31 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island resident requested assistance with a civil matter involving items not received from a bankrupt company.

19-008601 Abandoned Vehicle 12:22:18 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008602 Traffic Stop 13:32:05 (Orcas Island) CLO

19-008603 Animal at Large 13:46:21 (San Juan Island) CLO

19-008604 Traffic Stop 13:50:33 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008605 Abandoned Vehicle 13:51:26 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy completed two junk vehicle affidavits for a property owner.

19-008606 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:20:39 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008607 Agency Assistance 14:37:44 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008608 Harassment 16:43:21 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008609 DUI 19:33:56 (Lopez Island) NR

19-008610 Traffic Stop 19:50:44 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008611 Traffic Stop 19:55:33 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 36MPH in a 25MPH speed zone. After the deputy stopped the vehicle, the driver accidentally backed into the deputy's patrol car. The driver was issued infractions for speed and unsafe backing.

19-008612 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:58:46 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008613 County Property Damage 20:42:10 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008614 Area Check 21:48:29 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008615 Traffic Stop 21:57:11 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008616 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:02:47 (Orcas Island) NR


19-008617 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 07:13:26 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008618 Sick or Injured Animal 08:21:16 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008619 Traffic Stop 08:24:17 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008620 Animal at Large 09:30:23 (San Juan Island) CLO

19-008621 Traffic Hazard 09:43:48 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008622 Welfare Check 09:46:37 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-008623 Traffic Violation 10:26:18 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008624 Civil Problem 11:09:16 (San Juan Island) CLO

19-008625 Civil Problem 12:03:58 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008626 Traffic Stop 12:12:34 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008627 Citizen Assist 12:24:56 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Decatur Island visitor inquired about his use of a county dock. He was advised to follow the posted rules.

19-008628 Welfare Check 12:32:29 (Lopez Island) INA

A local assistance organization requested a welfare check on a Lopez Island resident.

19-008629 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 13:35:30 (San Juan Island) NR

A Deputy responded to a report of littering. It was found that several bags of garbage were dumped on private property. The incident was documented.

19-008630 Sick or Injured Animal 14:11:53 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008631 Sick or Injured Animal 14:51:19 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy was dispatched to a welfare check in Friday Harbor. Investigation continues.

19-008632 Parking Problem 15:06:59 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008633 Citizen Assist 16:03:59 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008635 Accident-HitRun 16:38:30 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a report of a collision in a parking lot. The involved parties were contacted and a report was taken.

19-008634 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:39:04 (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was contacted in reference to a Suspicious Circumstance. Report taken.

19-008636 Sick or Injured Animal 16:52:37 UNF

19-008637 Civil Problem 16:58:49 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008638 Animal at Large 17:26:34 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008639 Trespassing 17:29:54 (San Juan Island) NR

A citizen came into the station to have a person trespassed from their property in Friday Harbor. A warning letter was served.

19-008640 Parking Problem 18:10:17 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008641 Animal at Large 18:24:44 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008642 Vicious Animal 18:28:24 (Lopez Island) NR

19-008643 Traffic Stop 19:03:26 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008644 Traffic Stop 19:15:17 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008645 DUI 19:55:24 (Orcas Island) UNF

19-008646 Traffic Stop 20:11:46 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008647 Traffic Stop 20:22:53 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008648 Traffic Stop 20:40:01 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008649 Abandoned Vehicle 20:53:50 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008650 Traffic Stop 21:30:59 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008651 Traffic Stop 21:39:02 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008652 Abandoned Vehicle 21:47:38 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008653 Traffic Hazard 21:48:43 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008654 Traffic Stop 21:50:40 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008655 Traffic Stop 21:57:11 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008657 Animal at Large 22:03:50 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008656 Traffic Stop 22:03:54 (Orcas Island) NR


19-008658 Suicide, Actual 08:33:35 (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island deputy responded to a report of a suicide in the Eastsound area. Upon arrival the subject was found deceased inside a vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.

19-008659 Traffic Stop 09:11:42 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

19-008660 Fish & Game Violation 09:54:09 NR

19-008661 Citizen Assist 10:42:01 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island resident contacted a deputy about a civil issue.

19-008662 Trespassing 10:48:15 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008663 Boating Problem 11:30:56 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008664 Domestic Dispute or Assault 11:53:35 (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of a domestic. Parties were contacted and the incident was documented.

19-008665 Citizen Assist 11:56:33 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008666 Missing Person 11:58:13 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008667 Accident-HitRun 12:24:07 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy took a report of hit and run, unattended property damage from a resident who discovered their mailbox had been run over during the night and destroyed. The involved vehicle fled the scene.

19-008668 Animal at Large 12:53:57 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was sent to a report of livestock out in the road on Mud Bay Rd. No animals were out when the deputy arrived.

19-008669 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:15:13 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008670 Trouble Unknown 13:37:15 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008671 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 14:23:13 (Orcas Island) CLO

19-008672 Traffic Stop 15:31:06 (Lopez Island) NR

Warned for not having headlight illuminated on motorcycle.

19-008673 Citizen Assist 16:22:57 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008674 Unwanted Person 17:02:52 (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to an unwanted person complaint. The person was contacted and issued a trespass warning letter.

19-008675 Abandoned Vehicle 17:05:45 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008676 Found Property 17:06:11 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008677 Traffic Hazard 17:26:59 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008679 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 17:54:08 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008678 Noise Complaint /not dogs 17:54:51 ACT

19-008680 Area Check 18:11:19 (Lopez Island) NR

19-008681 Traffic Stop 18:21:38 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008682 Traffic Stop 19:05:23 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008683 Traffic Stop 19:13:23 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008684 Traffic Stop 19:21:40 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008685 Unwanted Person 19:34:57 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008686 Traffic Stop 19:45:48 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008687 Traffic Stop 20:00:07 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for having defective taillights. The driver was issued an infraction for no valid driver's license with ID.

19-008688 Noise Complaint /not dogs 20:03:55 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008689 Traffic Stop 21:21:03 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008690 Traffic Stop 21:22:42 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008691 Traffic Stop 21:27:56 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 39MPH in a 25MPH speed zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speed.

19-008692 Traffic Stop 21:28:41 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008693 Traffic Stop 21:39:53 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008694 Welfare Check 22:40:56 (San Juan Island) ACT

A San Juan Island deputy was dispatched to a report of a suicidal person. The deputy made contact with the subject and transported them to the hospital for evaluation.

19-008695 Area Check 23:47:01 (Orcas Island) NR


19-008696 Noise Complaint /not dogs 00:28:47 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008697 Mental Health 01:15:19 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008698 Noise Complaint /not dogs 03:01:47 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008699 Traffic Hazard 09:17:16 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008700 Traffic Stop 09:21:44 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008701 Trouble Unknown 09:26:58 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008702 Accident-NonInj 09:34:08 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island deputy was dispatched to a non-injury motor vehicle accident. The driver reported hitting a deer. A report was taken.

19-008703 Citizen Assist 09:56:49 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008704 Sick or Injured Animal 10:08:12 ACT

19-008705 Traffic Violation 10:26:21 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008706 Unconscious ALS 10:26:52 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008707 VIN Inspection 11:15:15 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008708 Traffic Stop 11:24:44 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

19-008709 Weapons Noise 12:50:23 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008710 Traffic Stop 13:14:42 (Orcas Island) CLO

19-008711 Noise Complaint /not dogs 13:24:08 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008712 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:41:49 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008713 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:13:02 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008715 Agency Assistance 16:44:05 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008714 Vicious Animal 16:46:36 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008716 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 17:08:27 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008717 Medical BLS 17:32:41 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Island deputies responded to the ferry dock for a male in mental and physical distress. The male calmed down and boarded the next ferry to Friday Harbor.

19-008718 Sick or Injured Animal 18:04:56 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008719 Traffic Violation 18:42:41 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008720 Traffic Stop 19:22:56 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008721 Agency Assistance 19:34:27 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008722 Missing Person 19:45:17 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008723 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:09:56 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008724 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:34:48 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008725 Area Check 20:41:36 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008726 Missing Person 22:32:36 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008727 Traffic Stop 22:54:38 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008728 Traffic Stop 23:08:40 (San Juan Island) NR


19-008729 Area Check 00:09:07 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008730 Area Check 00:15:28 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008731 Citizen Assist 00:19:14 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008732 Welfare Check 06:02:55 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008733 Traffic Stop 07:17:03 (San Juan Island) CLO

19-008735 Traffic Hazard 07:26:08 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008734 Parking Problem 07:26:50 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008736 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:11:39 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008737 Citizen Assist 09:13:45 (Lopez Island) NR

Connects to 19-8553

19-008738 Sick or Injured Animal 09:28:51 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called regarding a reportedly stray dog in Lopez Village. The dog's owner was with the dog when the deputy arrived. No further action was necessary.

19-008739 Traffic Hazard 10:01:14 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008740 Fish & Game Violation 10:33:16 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008741 Communications Problem 12:12:31 (Lopez Island) NR

19-008742 Malicious Mischief 12:45:54 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008743 Citizen Assist 13:01:16 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008744 Trespassing 13:46:46 (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a trespass complaint. The suspect was arrested for trespassing, order violation and escape.

19-008745 Citizen Assist 14:09:54 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008746 Traffic Stop 14:33:17 (San Juan Island) CIC

19-008747 Traffic Stop 14:54:43 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008748 Citizen Assist 14:59:55 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called for information regarding a boating/ moorage issue.

19-008749 Wanted Person 17:19:48 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008750 Citizen Assist 17:31:30 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008751 Alarm 19:52:38 (San Juan Island) FAL

19-008752 Missing Person 20:36:06 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008753 Traffic Stop 21:17:20 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008754 Citizen Assist 21:39:36 (Lopez Island) NR

19-008755 Traffic Stop 22:35:08 (Orcas Island) NR


19-008756 Accident-HitRun 00:23:09 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008757 Traffic Stop 08:28:03 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speeding in school zone

19-008758 Wanted Person 09:32:25 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Friday Harbor Deputy arrested a local woman on an active warrant. She was booked in jail awaiting a hearing and a report was made.

19-008759 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 09:56:55 (San Juan Island) UNF

19-008760 Agency Assistance 10:25:41 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008761 Unwanted Person 10:48:03 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008762 Fraud 11:00:38 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-008763 VIN Inspection 12:19:14 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008764 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 12:28:42 (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputies responded to a call about suspicious activity in Friday Harbor. Two individuals were contacted, a report was made, and the report was referred to the prosecutors Office and Juvenile Court Services.

19-008765 Citizen Assist 13:07:18 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008766 Harassment 13:22:18 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008767 Citizen Assist 14:43:37 (Lopez Island) NR

19-008768 Death Investigation 14:48:19 (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputy was dispatched to a Death Investigation in the San Juan Island area. Report taken.

19-008769 Traffic Stop 15:13:09 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-008770 Traffic Stop 15:16:30 (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island deputy conducted a traffic stop for expired vehicle registration. It was further learned that the driver was driving on a suspended license. Case is being forward to the prosecutor's office for disposition.

19-008771 Citizen Assist 15:55:55 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008772 Accident-NonInj 16:20:41 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008773 Domestic Dispute or Assault 16:21:22 (San Juan Island) ACT

San Juan Island deputies responded to a domestic disturbance at a local business. The subjects separated before deputies arrived and statements were taken. It appears the disturbance was verbal and no crime occurred.

19-008774 Welfare Check 17:28:29 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008775 Welfare Check 17:50:38 (San Juan Island) FAL

19-008776 Harassment 18:06:04 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008777 Parking Problem 18:09:05 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008778 Vicious Animal 20:15:50 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008779 Citizen Assist 20:53:54 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008780 Traffic Stop 21:06:20 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008781 Area Check 21:36:44 (Orcas Island) UNF

19-008782 Traffic Stop 22:04:28 (Orcas Island) CIC

19-008783 Traffic Stop 22:37:22 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008784 Traffic Stop 23:10:58 (Orcas Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 213

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