San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log Nov. 26-Dec. 3: Wandering newcomer; drunk walkers, crash into landscape

Deputies in the San Juan Islands responded to 165 calls from Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2019 including: A Lopez Island deputy was called regarding a suspicious subject seen walking down a long secluded driveway. The subject was located, and found to be the new homeowner, unknown to many of his watchful neighbors.

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 27, 2019

19-009864 Alarm 05:21:32 FAL

19-009865 Trouble Unknown 07:07:07 (Orcas Island) INA

19-009866 Traffic Stop 08:34:56 (Lopez Island) CLO

Warning for speeding in school zone

19-009867 Theft 09:53:31 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009868 Found Property 09:55:07 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called to check on a dingy that had washed ashore along Mud Bay in the windstorm.

19-009869 Traffic Stop 10:25:04 (Orcas Island) CLO

19-009870 Traffic Stop 10:36:38 (Orcas Island) CLO

19-009871 Attempted Suicide 10:51:43 (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Island Deputies were dispatched to a welfare check in the Orcas area. The subject was taken into protective custody and transported to the mainland for an evaluation. A report was taken.

19-009872 Traffic Stop 10:59:00 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009873 Citizen Assist 11:20:30 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009874 Accident-HitRun 13:43:48 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009875 Trespassing 14:20:28 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009876 Sex Offender Registration 14:31:58 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009877 Sex Offender Registration 14:42:10 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009878 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:59:24 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009879 Threats 15:29:15 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009880 Harassment 15:48:12 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009881 Found Property 16:25:00 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009882 Alarm 17:20:59 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009883 Traffic Stop 18:10:32 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009884 Trespassing 18:17:17 Scott T ACT

A Deputy met with a Lopez Island store owner regarding suspicious persons on his property. The store owner requested that the two persons be told that they were criminal trespassed from his store property. Trespass Warning Letters will be served to the two involved persons. A report was completed.

19-009885 Welfare Check 18:21:04 (San Juan Island) NR

A Deputy was dispatched a Welfare Check in Friday Harbor. They were later transported to the Medical Center for evaluation.

19-009886 Traffic Stop 18:23:04 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009887 Traffic Stop 18:39:02 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009888 Traffic Stop 19:02:57 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009889 Traffic Stop 19:05:29 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009890 Traffic Stop 19:12:45 (Orcas Island) INA

A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 34MPH in a posted 25MPH speed zone. The driver was arrested for an ignition interlock violation and negligent driving. The driver was also issued infractions for no valid driver's license with ID and speed.

19-009891 Traffic Stop 19:22:19 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009892 Traffic Stop 19:32:27 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009893 Traffic Stop 19:53:34 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009894 Traffic Stop 20:06:14 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009895 Area Check 20:17:24 (San Juan Island) UNF

19-009896 Traffic Stop 20:27:24 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009897 Traffic Stop 20:27:57 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009898 Citizen Assist 20:55:37 (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy was advised by dispatch there was a male in the lobby who wanted to turn himself in.

19-009899 Traffic Stop 21:25:06 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009900 Traffic Stop 21:28:38 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009901 Traffic Stop 21:39:59 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for expired registration. The driver was issued an infraction.

19-009902 Traffic Stop 21:46:35 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009903 Traffic Stop 21:54:55 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009904 Traffic Stop 23:11:26 (San Juan Island) NR

A Deputy on San Juan stopped a vehicle for expired registration. The driver and passengers fled the scene. The vehicle was impounded.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2019

19-009905 Welfare Check 07:32:41 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy performed a welfare check and found the person to be just fine. Relatives could not reach this person due to phone line issues.

19-009906 Traffic Stop 11:05:03 (Orcas Island) CLO

19-009907 Unsecure Premise 11:12:06 (Orcas Island) INA

19-009908 Traffic Stop 11:44:06 (Orcas Island) CLO

19-009909 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 12:25:16 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009910 Trouble Unknown 13:26:30 ACT

19-009911 Civil Problem 13:30:29 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-009912 Threats 13:48:21 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan took a report of threats. The incident was documented.

19-009913 Traffic Violation 15:40:01 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009914 Traffic Stop 20:38:24 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009915 Sex Offender Registration 22:48:46 (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2019

19-009916 Traffic Stop 08:24:35 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009917 Traffic Stop 08:39:17 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009918 Traffic Stop 09:05:03 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009919 Sex Offender Registration 09:25:23 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009920 Traffic Stop 09:34:38 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009921 Parking Problem 10:01:12 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009922 Citizen Assist 10:48:02 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009923 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 12:06:45 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009924 Theft 12:38:47 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez residence reported the overnight theft of his mailbox and post. The mailbox was located the next day, tossed into the woods nearby. A deputy collected the mailbox and will examine it for fingerprints.

19-009925 Traffic Stop 13:05:01 (Orcas Island) CIC

19-009926 DUI 13:05:36 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez deputy was dispatched to look for a possible DUI driver. The vehicle was located parked and unoccupied.

19-009927 Theft 16:35:15 (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island took a missing property complaint. The investigation is on-going.

19-009928 Traffic Stop 21:53:54 (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 63 miles per hour in a 40 mile per hour zone.

19-009929 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 23:48:16 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009930 Mental Health 23:53:55 (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2019

19-009931 Agency Assistance 00:36:35 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009932 Noise Complaint /not dogs 04:04:51 (San Juan Island) NR

A Deputy on San Juan responded to a report of an explosion. The investigation is on going.

19-009933 Accident-NonInj 07:56:24 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009934 Harassment 08:16:50 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island deputy was contacted regarding a civil dispute stemming from the sale of a boat. The incident was documented in a report and possible solutions were offered.

19-009935 Citizen Assist 09:13:44 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009936 Traffic Violation 09:55:45 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009937 Fish & Game Violation 10:02:22 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009938 Traffic Stop 10:12:10 (San Juan Island) CIC On 11-30-2019 a Deputy on San Juan stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued an infraction for 58MPH in a 35MPH speed zone.

19-009939 Traffic Stop 10:23:46 (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas Island Deputy stopped a vehicle on Mt Baker Road. The driver was subsequently issued an infraction for driving 49 MPH in a 25 MPH zone.

19-009940 Accident-HitRun 10:39:06 (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to a motor vehicle accident hit and run. A report was taken.

19-009941 Found Property 10:43:49 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009942 Fraud 10:51:06 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009943 Harassment 11:12:36 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009944 Civil Problem 11:18:10 (San Juan Island) CLO

19-009945 Traffic Violation 12:35:56 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009946 Controlled Substance Problem 12:36:02 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009947 Area Check 13:02:07 (Lopez Island) ACT

19-009948 Citizen Assist 13:04:50 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009949 Illegal Burning 13:14:12 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009950 Area Check 13:22:15 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009951 Trespassing 14:19:10 (Orcas Island) CAA

An Orcas Island Deputy arrested a man for trespassing. A report was taken.

19-009952 Traffic Stop 14:29:43 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009953 Citizen Dispute 14:31:21 (Orcas Island) NR

19-009954 Citizen Assist 14:37:23 (Lopez Island) ACT

19-009955 Theft 16:00:17 (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a theft complaint. The victim was contacted and an investigation commenced.

19-009956 Traffic Stop 16:52:01 Scott T NR

19-009957 Alarm 16:56:30 (Orcas Island) FAL

19-009958 Animal at Large 17:00:38 (San Juan Island) CIC A loose dog was located by a citizen on Cattle Point Rd on San Juan Island. The dog was known to the Sheriff's Office from numerous similar incidents. She was returned to the owner who was issued an infraction for Dog-at-Large.

19-009959 Found Property 17:48:42 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009960 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 18:12:40 (Orcas Island) NR

Deputies on Orcas Island responded to a report of a man yelling obscenities. The Deputies searched the area, but were unable to locate the man.

19-009961 Controlled Substance Problem 18:32:45 (San Juan Island) ACT

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2019

19-009962 Citizen Assist 06:18:58 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009963 Area Check 07:32:00 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009964 Death Investigation 07:48:08 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan responded to a death investigation.

19-009965 Fish & Game Violation 10:13:59 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009966 Animal at Large 11:34:28 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009967 Traffic Stop 13:08:55 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy stopped and ticketed a driver for speeding, 53 in a 35 zone on Ferry Rd.

19-009968 Wanted Person 13:21:42 (San Juan Island) CAA

19-009969 Traffic Stop 13:25:24 (Orcas Island) CLO

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

19-009970 Traffic Stop 13:49:02 (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 43 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone.

19-009971 Traffic Stop 14:08:58 (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-009972 Traffic Stop 14:16:59 (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-009973 Citizen Assist 14:19:33 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009974 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:25:01 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called regarding a suspicious subject seen walking down a long secluded driveway. The subject was located, and found to be the new homeowner, unknown to many of his watchful neighbors.

19-009975 Traffic Stop 14:40:37 (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-009976 Traffic Stop 14:50:37 (Orcas Island) NR

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

19-009977 Lost Property 15:19:57 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009978 VIN Inspection 15:35:49 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009979 Wanted Person 15:52:54 (Orcas Island) CAA

Deputies on Orcas Island located a wanted person. The person was arrested and booked into the San Juan County Jail.

19-009980 Traffic Hazard 17:01:06 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident reported two intoxicated people were walking in the road at night. A deputy located the couple and provided a courtesy transport home.

19-009981 Alarm 17:20:10 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009982 Citizen Assist 20:30:18 (Orcas Island) NR

MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2019

19-009983 Animal at Large 08:42:48 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009984 Theft 10:35:16 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009985 Found Property 10:39:15 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009986 Civil Problem 10:43:07 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009987 Lost Property 10:50:24 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy responded to a report of lost property on one of the Washington State Ferries. A report was completed.

19-009988 Fraud 12:25:57 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009989 Harassment 12:43:01 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009990 Assault - Body Force 13:11:40 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-009991 Accident-HitRun 13:17:07 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy responded to a walk in delayed report of a hit and run that occurred approximately 3 weeks prior. There was no suspect information and a report was made for insurance purposes.

19-009992 Wanted Person 16:12:54 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009993 Wanted Person 16:18:31 (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy contacted a subject in the courthouse who had a warrant for her arrest. The subject was taken into custody and was booked into the San Juan County Jail.

19-009994 Traffic Stop 16:29:31 (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 37 miles per hour in a 20 mile per hour zone.

19-009995 Civil Problem 17:04:59 (Lopez Island) INA

19-009996 Animal at Large 18:03:09 ACT

19-009997 Traffic Stop 19:30:49 (Lopez Island) NR

19-009998 Abandoned Vehicle 20:55:08 (San Juan Island) NR

19-009999 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:12:36 (San Juan Island) NR

19-010000 Accident-NonInj 21:35:52 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-010001 Traffic Stop 21:48:33 (Orcas Island) NR

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2019

19-010002 Vehicle Theft 05:50:55 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-010003 Traffic Stop 07:59:45 (Orcas Island) CIC

19-010004 Welfare Check 08:22:36 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-010005 Agency Assistance 09:18:48 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-010006 Fraud 10:04:43 (Lopez Island) ACT December 3, 2019. A Lopez Island deputy took a report of an attempted fraud.

19-010007 Accident-Injury, Traffic 10:18:32 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy, along with Lopez Fire and EMS responded to a vehicle crash at a village area business. A driver attempting to park, stepped on the gas rather than the brake and the car crashed into landscape boulders. The driver was not hurt, and damage was minimal.

19-010008 Citizen Assist 11:02:46 (Orcas Island) NR

19-010009 Wanted Person 11:06:20 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-010010 Welfare Check 11:47:28 ACT

19-010011 Trouble Unknown 11:51:31 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy responded to a 9-1-1 hang up call from a residence. The elderly caller had dialed 9-1-1 inadvertently.

19-010012 Sex Offense 13:11:56 (Orcas Island) ACT

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a sex offense. The investigation is ongoing.

19-010013 Traffic Stop 15:42:42 (Lopez Island) NR

19-010014 Sick or Injured Animal 15:46:36 (Orcas Island) UNF

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to an animal cruelty complaint. The complaint was determined to be unfounded.

19-010015 Traffic Stop 15:52:57 (Lopez Island) NR

19-010016 Traffic Stop 16:47:57 Scott T NR

19-010017 Boating Problem 16:48:35 (Orcas Island) NR

19-010018 Accident-NonInj 17:02:43 (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas Island deputy responded to a two-vehicle minor traffic collision in Eastsound. A report was taken.

19-010019 Traffic Stop 18:55:10 (San Juan Island) NR

19-010020 Citizen Assist 19:02:21 (San Juan Island) NR

19-010021 Medical BLS 19:32:44 (San Juan Island) ACT

19-010022 Medical Emergency 20:11:38 (San Juan Island) NR

19-010023 Citizen Assist 20:56:17 (San Juan Island) NR

19-010024 Parking Problem 21:09:51 (Orcas Island) NR

19-010025 Agency Assistance 21:11:23 (San Juan Island) NR

19-010026 Accident-Injury, Traffic 22:15:48 (Orcas Island) ACT

19-010027 Explosives Problem 23:31:50 (San Juan Island) NR

19-010028 Citizen Assist 00:56:29 12/04/19 (Orcas Island) ACT

Total Incidents for This Report: 165

1 comment

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous Wednesday, 04 December 2019 22:37 Comment Link

    Sooo that explosion problem. The one that’s been reported for months, and even last year on Lopez island...we going to get a news story?

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