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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands October 23-29: Burglary, trespassing, impaired driving and cows on the loose

Deputies in the San Juan Islands responded to 185 calls from October 23-29, 2019 including: San Juan Island deputies responded to a report of a residential burglary. After arriving on scene, deputies found a subject in a wooded area near the residence. The subject was arrested for residential burglary, making or having burglary tools and obstructing a law enforcement officer.

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.


19-008977 Mental Health 05:54:52 (San Juan Island) UNF

Deputies responded to a report of a possible mental health call in Friday Harbor. The was determined to be unfounded and an informational report was made.

19-008979 Agency Assistance 08:35:36 (Orcas Island) INA

19-008978 Trouble Unknown 08:38:10 (San Juan Island) INA

19-008980 Citizen Dispute 08:43:06 (San Juan Island) INA

19-008981 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:56:31 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008982 Traffic Stop 09:16:26 (Orcas Island) CLO

19-008983 Sick or Injured Animal 09:40:02 (San Juan Island) INA

19-008984 Accident-HitRun 10:08:58 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident in the Eastsound area. A report was taken. The investigation is ongoing.

19-008985 Found Property 11:39:24 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008986 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 11:47:46 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy seized several items of property found secreted under suspicious circumstances. The property was booked into evidence pending identification of its rightful owner.

19-008987 Citizen Assist 12:19:21 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-008988 Trespassing 13:12:33 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy responded to a trespassing complaint in Friday Harbor. The person involved was located and a trespass letter was served to him. Report made.

19-008989 Citizen Assist 13:37:15 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008990 Traffic Stop 14:03:55 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008991 Welfare Check 15:45:54 UNF

19-008992 Welfare Check 15:46:31 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008993 Welfare Check 16:11:25 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008994 Theft 18:22:14 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Deputy responded to a Lopez Island business for a possible shoplifting complaint. The suspect was subsequently criminal trespassed from the business's building and surrounding property and a report was completed.

19-008995 Traffic Stop 19:05:16 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008996 Agency Assistance 19:14:40 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008997 Unwanted Person 20:13:45 (Orcas Island) NR

19-008998 Traffic Stop 20:21:59 (San Juan Island) NR

19-008999 DUI 20:46:27 (Lopez Island) CAA

A Lopez Island Deputy arrested a motorist for DUI after he drove into a ditch on Fisherman Bay Road. The driver, who admitted to being intoxicated while driving, was issued a criminal citation and scheduled for a court hearing in Friday Harbor.

19-009000 Traffic Hazard 23:49:51 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009001 Attempted Suicide 23:54:07 (San Juan Island) UNF

San Juan Island deputies responded to a report of a subject who was possibly suicidal. Deputies spoke with the subject who did not express any intention of harming themselves. The subject stated that they were going to be staying with a friend for the night.


19-009002 Sick or Injured Animal 08:37:59 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009003 Traffic Stop 09:02:35 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009004 Mental Health 09:59:00 (Orcas Island) CIC

A deputy responded to an Orcas Island address on a report of possible mentally impaired person. Further investigation revealed the subject suffered from substance abuse issues. The subject was issued an infraction for having an open container of alcohol in public. No further action was required.

19-009005 Citizen Dispute 10:22:13 (San Juan Island) INA

19-009006 Malicious Mischief 10:27:32 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009007 VIN Inspection 10:54:46 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009008 Citizen Assist 11:13:23 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009009 Wanted Person 12:21:10 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island arrested a subject on a misdemeanor warrant.

19-009010 Traffic Stop 13:37:10 (San Juan Island) CLO

19-009011 Malicious Mischief 14:13:55 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009012 Citizen Assist 15:25:44 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009013 Abandoned Vehicle 15:53:58 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009014 Theft 16:06:20 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009015 Welfare Check 16:49:58 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009016 Traffic Stop 18:16:52 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009017 Weapons Noise 18:33:33 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009018 Traffic Stop 19:10:52 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for the driver not wearing a safety belt. The driver was issued infractions for failing to wear a safety belt and expired registration over 2 months. Multiple warnings were also given.

19-009019 Traffic Stop 19:23:30 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan Island Deputy initiated a traffic stop, the driver was arrested for DUI and booked into jail.

19-009020 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:11:59 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009021 Animal at Large 20:35:18 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009022 Unconscious BLS 21:00:39 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009023 Welfare Check 23:25:27 (San Juan Island) NR


19-009024 Alarm 06:49:30 (San Juan Island) FAL

19-009025 Traffic Hazard 07:49:38 (San Juan Island) INA

19-009026 Unconscious 07:59:23 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009027 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 09:44:57 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009028 Citizen Assist 09:50:42 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009029 Traffic Violation 10:23:31 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009030 Welfare Check 10:27:31 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009031 Found Property 11:44:41 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009032 Traffic Stop 11:51:44 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009033 Harassment 12:06:48 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009034 Trespassing 12:27:28 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy responded to a trespassing call. A trespass letter was issued to one individual and a report made. No further investigation required.

19-009035 Juvenile Problem 12:28:44 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009036 Found Property 12:38:33 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009037 Citizen Assist 13:13:04 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009038 Traffic Stop 13:15:23 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009039 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:01:00 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009040 Traffic Stop 14:06:58 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for expired registration. The driver was arrested for DWLS 3rd Degree and issued infractions for no insurance and expired vehicle registration over two months.

19-009041 Vicious Animal 15:10:56 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009042 Accident-NonInj 15:49:48 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island resident reported a minor non-injury collision that occurred on private property. Both parties were amicable and will handle the matter between themselves.

19-009043 Welfare Check 16:34:37 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009044 Citizen Assist 16:55:26 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009045 Traffic Stop 17:29:28 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009046 Welfare Check 17:50:36 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan Island Deputy was dispatched to a welfare check in Friday Harbor. A report was completed and forwarded to the proper office.

19-009047 Traffic Stop 18:09:20 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009048 Alarm 20:00:17 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009049 Traffic Stop 20:12:46 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009050 Traffic Stop 20:29:55 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009051 Traffic Stop 20:59:57 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009052 Traffic Stop 21:27:01 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009053 Traffic Stop 21:32:45 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009054 Traffic Stop 21:43:22 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009055 Traffic Stop 21:44:59 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009056 Traffic Stop 22:03:19 (Orcas Island) NR


19-009057 Medical BLS 00:11:33 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009058 Traffic Stop 01:04:25 (San Juan Island) CIC

19-009059 Traffic Stop 08:14:48 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy stopped a driver for operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license. The driver was arrested for DWLS 3rd Degree and issued an infraction for no insurance.

19-009060 Trespassing 09:12:33 (Lopez Island) INA

An Oregon couple was contacted for camping overnight in a day use only park on Lopez Island. They were advised of acceptable vehicle camping locations and moved along.

19-009061 Traffic Stop 09:55:15 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009062 Traffic Stop 10:17:51 (San Juan Island) NR

A Deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding and expired registration. The driver was issued an infraction for expired vehicle registration over two months.

19-009063 Parking Problem 10:38:59 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island deputy noted an abandoned vehicle parked on the public right away in Eastsound. The vehicle was tagged for impound if not moved within 24 hours.

19-009064 Traffic Stop 11:21:14 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009065 Traffic Hazard 11:32:11 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009066 Traffic Stop 11:33:59 (San Juan Island) CIC

19-009067 Traffic Hazard 11:53:59 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009068 Traffic Stop 13:07:11 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009069 Trouble Unknown 13:14:34 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009070 Accident-NonInj 13:15:14 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island Deputy was dispatched to a possible single vehicle collision. It was found to be non-reportable and the driver was issued infractions for No proof of insurance and wheels off roadway.

19-009071 Trouble Unknown 15:21:17 UNF

19-009072 Alarm 15:38:21 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009073 Found Property 16:06:41 (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island received a found wallet from a good samaritan. The owner was identified, contacted and the wallet returned.

19-009074 Traffic Stop 16:23:19 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan Island Deputy issued infractions to a driver for no insurance and fail to stop at stop sign. It was also found they were DWLS/R 3RD Degree where there were arrested and later released.

19-009075 Vicious Animal 17:31:00 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009076 DUI 17:38:19 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009077 Citizen Assist 17:47:20 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009078 Parking Problem 18:37:20 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009079 Traffic Stop 19:14:49 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009080 Citizen Assist 19:28:15 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009081 Traffic Hazard 19:41:11 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009082 Traffic Stop 20:18:53 (San Juan Island) CIC

19-009083 Traffic Stop 20:58:50 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009084 Traffic Stop 21:10:00 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009085 Traffic Stop 21:21:10 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was arrested for DWLS 3rd degree.

19-009086 Sick or Injured Animal 22:02:29 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009087 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:15:55 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009088 Parking Problem 22:29:21 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009089 Parking Problem 22:35:53 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009090 Trespassing 23:00:18 (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan Island deputies responded to a report of a residential burglary. After arriving on scene, deputies found a subject in a wooded area near the residence. The subject was arrested for residential burglary, making or having burglary tools and obstructing a law enforcement officer.

19-009091 Sick or Injured Animal 23:13:32 ACT


19-009092 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 00:13:44 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009093 Animal at Large 08:55:59 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009094 Traffic Hazard 09:05:56 (San Juan Island) INA

19-009095 Citizen Assist 09:24:53 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009096 Found Property 11:40:57 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009097 Traffic Stop 11:56:35 (Lopez Island) CLO Warning for speed

19-009098 Traffic Stop 12:08:42 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

19-009099 Traffic Violation 13:50:13 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009100 Weapons Noise 14:40:31 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009101 Traffic Stop 15:52:47 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

19-009102 Accident-NonInj 16:30:32 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009103 Weapons Offense 17:44:44 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009104 Mental Health 17:58:30 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009105 Medical BLS 17:58:56 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009106 Animal at Large 19:11:01 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009107 Traffic Stop 19:18:11 (Orcas Island) NR

An Orcas Island Deputy conducted a traffic stop on Olga Road. The driver was issued an infraction for speeding, 50 mph in a 35 mph zone.

19-009108 Citizen Assist 19:20:00 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009109 Trouble Unknown 21:34:55 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009110 Traffic Stop 22:33:02 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009111 Citizen Assist 23:02:58 (San Juan Island) NR

A San Juan Island deputy was dispatched to a citizen assist. A report was made.


19-009112 Parking Problem 08:17:54 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009113 Animal at Large 08:43:20 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called regarding three cows running at large on Mud Bay Rd. The cows were secured temporarily until the owner could retrieve them.

19-009114 Sick or Injured Animal 09:38:12 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009115 Agency Assistance 10:02:03 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009116 Accident-NonInj 10:09:46 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009117 Theft 10:40:01 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009118 Citizen Assist 12:02:13 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009119 Citizen Assist 12:22:04 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009120 Traffic Stop 12:27:24 (San Juan Island) CIC

19-009121 Parking Problem 13:19:10 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009122 Noise Complaint /not dogs 14:03:47 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy was dispatched to a ongoing noise complaint. Both parties were contacted and hopefully work out a solution.

19-009123 Traffic Stop 14:08:46 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009124 Civil Problem 15:26:39 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009125 Traffic Violation 15:49:03 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009126 Lost Property 16:03:53 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009127 Traffic Stop 17:19:31 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009128 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 17:26:27 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009129 Welfare Check 18:34:06 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009130 Traffic Stop 19:35:01 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009131 Traffic Stop 19:45:14 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009132 Traffic Stop 20:15:51 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009133 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:44:20 (San Juan Island) NR


19-009134 Noise Complaint /not dogs 04:54:29 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009135 Welfare Check 07:39:29 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009136 Alarm 08:18:49 (San Juan Island) FAL

19-009137 Sick or Injured Animal 08:30:09 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009138 Traffic Stop 08:55:27 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy stopped and ticketed a driver for speeding, 50 in a 35 zone on Mud Bay Rd.

19-009139 Controlled Substance Problem 09:13:37 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009140 Fish & Game Violation 09:28:14 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009142 Traffic Stop 09:30:22 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

19-009141 Juvenile Problem 09:59:09 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009143 Accident-HitRun 10:01:13 (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a hit and run accident in the Eastsound area. The investigation is ongoing. A report was taken.

19-009144 Traffic Stop 11:16:51 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

19-009145 Burglary,NonRes 11:53:00 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009146 Accident-NonInj 12:18:51 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009147 Citizen Assist 12:39:34 NR

19-009148 Traffic Stop 13:07:36 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009149 Welfare Check 14:04:30 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009150 Fraud 15:16:23 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009151 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 15:26:37 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009152 Theft 15:41:21 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009153 Traffic Violation 16:34:54 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009154 Citizen Assist 16:44:14 (Orcas Island) CLO

A citizen contacted an Orcas Island deputy regarding an ongoing family issue. Settled by contact.

19-009155 Traffic Stop 19:07:50 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009156 Traffic Stop 19:14:57 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009157 Traffic Stop 19:35:58 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009158 Traffic Stop 19:48:59 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009159 Accident-Injury, Traffic 19:49:41 (Orcas Island) CAA

Deputies on Orcas Island responded to a two-vehicle injury collision. One of the drivers was taken into custody and received a Criminal Citation for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs.

19-009160 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:42:27 (San Juan Island) UNF

19-009161 Traffic Stop 22:55:15 (San Juan Island) CAA

Total Incidents for This Report: 185

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