San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log Nov. 20-26: Chicken checkups, 'cookies' cut in field, speeders...

Deputies in the San Juan Islands responded to 188 calls from Nov. 20-26, 2019 including: Lopez Island deputy was called regarding a vehicle that had intentionally driven out into a freshly plowed farm field and "cut cookies" leaving deep ruts. A Deputy responded to a report of an erratic driver. Contact was made with the driver in Eastsound, where it was later determined the driver had been driving under the influence.

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, NOVEMBER 20, 2019

19-009676 Traffic Stop 07:20:23 (San Juan Island) CLO

19-009677 Traffic Stop 08:06:11 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009678 Child Abuse or Neglect 08:59:53 (Lopez Island) ACT

A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of possible child abuse. The report was determined to be unfounded.

19-009679 Agency Assistance 10:02:53 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009680 Traffic Stop 10:15:38 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009681 Traffic Stop 10:28:23 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009684 Harassment 10:36:29 ACT

19-009682 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 10:39:04 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009683 Traffic Stop 11:10:09 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 41MPH in a posted 25MPH speed zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speed.

19-009685 Traffic Stop 11:26:48 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 34MPH in a posted 25MPH speed zone, the driver was not wearing a safety belt and the vehicle's registration was expired. The driver was issued infractions for speed and failing to wear a safety belt.

19-009686 Traffic Stop 11:44:13 (San Juan Island) CLO

19-009687 Malicious Mischief 11:53:18 (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a vandalism call in the Olga area. An info report was taken.

19-009688 Welfare Check 12:00:19 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009689 Vicious Animal 12:26:42 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy responded to a request for a welfare check on rabbits and chickens at a property in Friday Harbor. The Deputy took photos of the rabbits and chickens, observed no law violations, and completed a report. No further investigation required at this time.

19-009690 Citizen Assist 12:45:39 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009691 Welfare Check 14:36:44 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009692 Traffic Stop 15:10:10 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009693 Wanted Person 15:41:13 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009694 Abandoned Vehicle 15:44:48 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009695 Sick or Injured Animal 15:52:34 (San Juan Island) UNF

19-009696 Wanted Person 15:56:36 (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy responded to an Eastsound residence known to be the home to a subject who had a local warrant for their arrest. The subject was located, arrested and booked into Jail. Evidence of possible stolen items where located.

19-009697 Animal at Large 18:31:42 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009698 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 18:44:19 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009699 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:20:23 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009700 Animal at Large 20:12:04 (San Juan Island) UNF

19-009701 Noise Complaint /not dogs 20:48:36 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009702 Area Check 22:53:24 (San Juan Island) NR

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2019

19-009703 Unwanted Person 01:26:56 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009704 Traffic Stop 07:01:54 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009705 Citizen Assist 07:34:00 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009706 Animal at Large 08:58:07 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009707 Noise Complaint /not dogs 09:10:01 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009708 Theft 09:23:46 (San Juan Island) CLO

A San Juan Island deputy responded to a local business on a report of an employee stealing money. The employee is believed to have left the county after the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

19-009709 Traffic Stop 09:42:19 (San Juan Island) CIC

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

19-009710 Trouble Unknown 09:42:26 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009711 Theft 09:48:16 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of identity theft. The incident was documented.

19-009712 Citizen Assist 10:02:40 J Alberson NR

19-009713 Vehicle Theft 12:48:50 (San Juan Island) INA

19-009714 Accident-HitRun 13:12:03 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009716 Animal at Large 14:07:26 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan Island Deputy was dispatched to a report of an Animal Large. The Deputy issued the owner a Dog at Large warning letter.

19-009715 Traffic Stop 14:07:48 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009717 Citizen Assist 14:38:57 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009718 Traffic Violation 15:36:03 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009719 Assault - Aggravated 15:56:07 (Lopez Island) INA

A Deputy met with a Lopez Island resident on regarding a physical assault complaint. The reporting person/victim had to depart for the mainland for an Emergency Room visit prior to an investigation. The matter is pending investigation.

19-009720 Theft 16:27:17 (San Juan Island) UNF

19-009721 Threats 16:31:27 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009722 Sick or Injured Animal 16:45:40 (San Juan Island) UNF

19-009723 Citizen Assist 16:54:44 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009724 Traffic Hazard 17:42:54 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009725 Citizen Assist 17:44:06 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009726 Area Check 18:34:52 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009727 Welfare Check 18:41:18 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009728 Traffic Stop 18:58:40 (San Juan Island) CIC

19-009729 Parking Problem 19:27:44 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island issued a vehicle a parking infraction for parking in a fire zone/no parking zone.

19-009730 Traffic Stop 21:19:55 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009731 Noise Complaint /not dogs 23:02:44 (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2019

19-009732 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:12:40 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Deputy received a complaint from a Lopez Island resident that his neighbor was harassing him by taking videos of him while he was outside his home over the past several months. There was no evidence of a crime and a report was completed.

19-009733 Animal at Large 08:18:23 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009734 Trespassing 09:53:03 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009735 Welfare Check 10:30:51 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy received a request for a welfare check of a Lopez Island resident. It was determined a physical assault had occurred. The victim had to depart to visit a hospital ER prior to it being fully investigated. The case has been assigned for a complete criminal investigation.

19-009736 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 11:32:08 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island Deputy investigated a threats complaint at the Lopez School. The reporting student stated they heard second hand that another student wanted to kill them. The investigation revealed no evidence of a crime or an imminent threat to students or school staff. A report was completed.

19-009737 Trouble Unknown 12:04:18 UNF

19-009738 Sex Offender Registration 12:23:28 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009739 Sex Offender Registration 12:52:11 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009740 Citizen Assist 12:56:02 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009741 Traffic Stop 13:09:47 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009743 Harassment 13:57:17 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009742 Traffic Stop 14:01:20 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009744 Trespassing 14:09:01 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan ISland Deputy was dispatched to a report of Trespassing. The owner signed a Trespass Letter that was served.

19-009745 Traffic Stop 14:09:24 (San Juan Island) CIC On 11/22/2019, a San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for failing to have a front-mounted license plate and the driver was not wearing a safety belt. The driver was issued an infraction for failing to wear a safety belt after being warned on a previous stop.

19-009746 Agency Assistance 15:08:42 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009747 Assault - Body Force 15:22:37 (Orcas Island) ACT

a Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a reported assault.

19-009748 Agency Assistance 15:36:36 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009749 Abandoned Vehicle 15:41:32 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009750 Citizen Assist 16:20:36 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009751 Welfare Check 16:53:05 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009752 Traffic Stop 17:32:53 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009753 Sex Offender Registration 17:40:55 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009754 Sick or Injured Animal 17:59:21 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009755 Sex Offender Registration 18:39:14 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009756 Sex Offender Registration 18:47:06 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009757 Sex Offender Registration 18:52:08 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009758 Controlled Substance Problem 18:55:14 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009759 Traffic Stop 19:21:25 (Orcas Island) NR On 11/22/2019, a Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was given a warning for speeding.

19-009760 Traffic Stop 19:34:58 (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-009762 Welfare Check 20:08:24 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009761 Traffic Stop 20:08:46 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009763 Traffic Stop 20:28:16 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009764 Traffic Stop 20:46:24 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009765 Welfare Check 20:48:42 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009766 Area Check 21:33:14 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009767 Area Check 21:47:58 (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2019

19-009768 Assault - Aggravated 01:01:00 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009769 Traffic Hazard 07:54:19 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009770 Welfare Check 09:27:44 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009771 Traffic Stop 10:48:16 (San Juan Island) CAA

19-009772 Citizen Assist 10:48:55 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009773 Malicious Mischief 11:12:12 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy was called regarding a vehicle that had intentionally driven out into a freshly plowed farm field and "cut cookies" leaving deep ruts. A report was taken.

19-009774 Agency Assistance 11:20:08 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009775 Welfare Check 11:41:56 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009776 Area Check 11:55:55 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009777 Runaway Juvenile 12:35:00 (San Juan Island) NR

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a runaway juvenile. A pick up notice was signed.

19-009778 Civil Problem 13:05:18 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009779 Civil Problem 13:19:02 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009780 Traffic Stop 14:23:41 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan stopped a vehicle for speeding 55 MPH in a 35 MPH speed zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speed.

19-009781 Agency Assistance 15:15:37 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009782 Sex Offender Registration 17:23:10 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009783 Sex Offender Registration 17:40:30 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009784 Traffic Stop 20:03:25 (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-009785 Traffic Stop 20:10:23 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009786 Traffic Stop 20:17:24 (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-009787 Parking Problem 20:38:24 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009788 Traffic Stop 21:42:14 (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted at traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 54 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour zone.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2019

19-009789 Welfare Check 07:38:09 (San Juan Island) INA

19-009790 Alarm 07:40:13 ACT

19-009791 Animal at Large 08:18:14 ACT

19-009792 Traffic Hazard 09:27:14 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009793 Citizen Dispute 09:32:15 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009794 Parking Problem 10:07:27 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009795 Sex Offender Registration 10:15:25 (San Juan Island) INA

19-009796 Sex Offender Registration 10:21:57 (San Juan Island) INA

19-009797 Disorderly Conduct 10:40:46 (Orcas Island) CLO

19-009798 Welfare Check 12:17:13 (Orcas Island) UNF

19-009799 Welfare Check 12:26:57 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009800 Malicious Mischief 13:23:55 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009801 Traffic Hazard 14:09:08 (Orcas Island) NR

Deputies on Orcas Island assisted a local towing service by providing traffic control during a vehicle recovery.

19-009802 Animal at Large 15:13:29 ACT

19-009803 Vehicle Prowl 15:36:12 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009804 Sex Offender Registration 17:12:44 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009805 Traffic Stop 17:15:14 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009806 Welfare Check 17:31:12 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009807 Domestic Dispute or Assault 18:05:05 (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Island Deputies responded to a possible domestic near Eastsound. After an investigation, it was determined that the only argument occurred between two males and was a civil matter.

19-009808 Sex Offender Registration 19:57:39 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009809 Traffic Stop 20:22:25 (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was given a warning for failing to come to a complete stop at a stop sign.

19-009810 Parking Problem 20:43:23 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009811 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:17:34 (San Juan Island) NR

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2019

19-009812 Sick or Injured Animal 07:29:05 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009813 Communications Problem 08:07:33 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy responded to a walk in complaint of a Communications problem concerning a voicemail the reporting party received on her phone. The Deputy noted there was no criminal law violation but the incident was documented in an informational report.

19-009814 Noise Complaint /not dogs 08:57:34 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009815 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 09:10:18 D Seaton NR

19-009816 Sex Offender Registration 12:24:42 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009817 Sex Offender Registration 12:30:34 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009818 Trouble Unknown 12:31:31 ACT

19-009819 Theft 12:31:59 (San Juan Island) INA

19-009821 Accident-NonInj 12:55:41 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy investigated a two vehicle non injury collision at Aleck Bay Rd and Wren Rd. One driver was ticketed for making a prohibited right turn. Both cars were driven from the scene. A collision report was completed.

19-009820 Court Order Violation 12:55:57 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009822 Animal at Large 13:48:23 ACT

19-009823 Civil Problem 15:31:35 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009824 Traffic Stop 16:04:10 (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 53 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour zone.

19-009825 Traffic Stop 16:17:18 (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 48 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour zone and operating a motor vehicle without insurance. The driver was given warnings for fail to update address and fail to sign registration.

19-009826 Traffic Stop 16:40:32 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009827 Traffic Stop 16:45:23 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009828 DUI 16:55:45 (Orcas Island) CAA

A Deputy responded to a report of an erratic driver. Contact was made with the driver in Eastsound, where it was later determined the driver had been driving under the influence. The driver was arrested, processed and released with a promise to appear in court.

19-009829 Sex Offender Registration 16:57:04 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009830 Traffic Stop 17:10:04 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009831 Animal at Large 17:35:44 ACT

19-009832 Traffic Stop 17:49:26 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009833 Welfare Check 17:51:25 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009834 Welfare Check 18:08:40 (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a request to check the welfare of a woman acting strangely. The woman was contacted. It was determined no further assistance was required. The woman was given a courtesy ride home.

19-009835 Traffic Stop 20:17:02 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009836 Citizen Assist 20:17:49 R Smith ACT

19-009837 Parking Problem 20:43:30 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009838 Noise Complaint /not dogs 20:45:41 (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a noise complaint involving a loud generator. An occupant of the residence was contacted and given a verbal warning for violation of the San Juan County noise ordinance.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2019

19-009839 Animal Noise 02:12:03 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009840 Traffic Hazard 07:11:33 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009841 Noise Complaint /not dogs 07:15:43 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009842 Traffic Stop 07:44:27 (San Juan Island) CLO

19-009843 Traffic Stop 08:21:04 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speeding in school zone.

19-009844 Agency Assistance 08:57:55 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009845 Trouble Unknown 09:34:34 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009846 Theft 10:17:11 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009847 Agency Assistance 11:17:42 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009848 Medical BLS 11:30:57 (Lopez Island) NR Assist with aid call.

19-009849 Welfare Check 13:19:02 (San Juan Island) INA

19-009850 Citizen Assist 13:47:24 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009851 Court Order Violation 14:52:49 (Lopez Island) ACT

19-009852 Civil Problem 15:01:33 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009853 Malicious Mischief 16:01:44 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy was dispatched a report of Malicious Mischief in Friday Harbor. A report was taken and there are no suspects at this time.

19-009854 Theft 16:06:15 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009855 Traffic Stop 16:29:57 (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-009856 Area Check 16:42:27 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009857 Area Check 16:50:35 NR

19-009858 Traffic Stop 17:05:58 (San Juan Island) INA

19-009859 Sick or Injured Animal 17:56:57 (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a report of a wounded deer. The Deputy checked the area, but was unable to locate the deer.

19-009860 Alarm 19:46:45 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009861 Mental Health 20:16:11 (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was dispatched to a Welfare Check in Friday Harbor area. The reporting deputy arrived and made contact with the person. Report taken.

19-009862 Traffic Hazard 20:32:53 (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island discovered a fallen tree partially blocking Crow Valley Road. The Deputy was able to clear the hazard.

19-009863 Traffic Stop 21:59:36 (San Juan Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 188

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