San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log April 29-May 5: Raccoons deterred by gunshots, essential travel explained to illegal campers, injured owl protected by deputy...

Deputies in the San Juan Islands responded to 178 calls from April 29-May 5, 2020 including: A Lopez Island deputy was sent to investigate gunshots heard shortly after dark, and discovered the shots were fired in defense of chickens against marauding raccoons. The property owner reported all the chickens were alive and accounted for. A Lopez Island deputy was called to investigate a suspicious vehicle and discovered an RV that had set up camp along the county road because all of the campgrounds were closed. A discussion of "non essential" travel evolved into plans for an early departure. A Lopez Island deputy was called to an injured owl along Mud Bay Rd. The deputy stood by to protect the owl until representatives of Wolf Hollow could arrive to take the owl for care.

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, April 29, 2020

20-003046 Welfare Check 10:17:20 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003047 Accident-NonInj 10:19:29 (San Juan Island) INA

20-003048 Area Check 11:12:41 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003049 Traffic Violation 11:50:01 (San Juan Island) INA

20-003050 Trouble Unknown 12:30:18 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003051 Death Investigation 12:56:41 (San Juan Island) CLO

San Juan Island deputies responded to a report of a death investigation in Friday Harbor. The death does not appear to be suspicious and a report was made.

20-003052 Agency Assistance 13:17:35 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003053 Juvenile Problem 13:23:39 (San Juan Island) INA

20-003054 Burglary - Residential 13:26:48 (San Juan Island) INA

20-003055 Death Investigation 13:46:55 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island deputy responded to a report of death in Eastsound. An investigation revealed the subject died of natural causes. A report was completed.

20-003056 Probation/Parole Violation 14:02:39 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003057 Information Report 14:21:07 (San Juan Island) ACT

A detective responded to the report of an alleged sexual assault that may have occurred in another jurisdiction several years in the past.

20-003058 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 15:17:25 UNF

20-003059 DUI 16:42:23 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003060 Attempted Suicide 18:36:45 (San Juan Island) INA

20-003061 Animal at Large 19:51:06 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003062 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:22:51 (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy responded to a suspicious circumstance regarding persons on a vessel belonging to the reporting party. Contact was made with the persons and the situation was determined to be civil in nature at this time. An informational report was written.

THURSDAY, April 30, 2020

20-003063 Unsecure Premise 09:34:49 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003064 Traffic Violation 09:38:45 (Lopez Island) INA

Deputies received a report of a suspended driver driving on Lopez Island. After an investigation the report was determined to be unfounded.

20-003065 Citizen Dispute 11:06:10 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003066 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 12:12:02 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003067 Traffic Stop 12:56:36 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003068 Harassment 12:58:55 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas Island was dispatched to a call of harassment in Eastsound. An information report was filed.

20-003069 Traffic Stop 13:05:28 (San Juan Island) CLO

20-003070 Agency Assistance 13:27:57 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003071 Accident-NonInj 13:49:30 (Orcas Island) ACT

20-003072 Accident-NonInj 13:50:11 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003073 Mental Health 14:27:39 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas Island assisted with a counselor in Eastsound with an involuntary treatment act of an individual in distress.

20-003074 Citizen Assist 17:08:07 (San Juan Island) ACT

20-003075 Agency Assistance 17:14:57 (Lopez Island) ACT

20-003076 Traffic Stop 18:22:41 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003077 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 18:23:55 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003078 Fraud 18:39:37 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003079 Accident-NonInj 18:54:42 (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a single vehicle collision. The incident turned out to be a verbal domestic and a subject was arrested for a no contact order violation.

20-003080 Controlled Substance Problem 19:39:53 (San Juan Island) ACT

20-003081 Traffic Stop 20:29:11 (San Juan Island) CIC

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

20-003082 Welfare Check 23:49:08 (Orcas Island) NR

FRIDAY, May 1, 2020

20-003083 Area Check 00:00:38 (San Juan Island) INA

20-003084 Traffic Hazard 06:43:06 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003085 Animal at Large 09:51:18 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003086 Area Check 10:03:20 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003087 Area Check 10:08:08 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003088 Domestic Dispute or Assault 11:28:11 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to a Domestic in the Friday Harbor area. The reporting deputy arrived and contacted the caller. The caller advised both the people involved had left the area. Report taken.

20-003089 Area Check 11:34:11 (Lopez Island) NR

20-003090 Area Check 11:50:45 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003091 Citizen Assist 12:07:08 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003092 Found Property 12:08:40 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted in reference to a Found Property. A wallet was turned in and entered into evidence. Report taken.

20-003093 Weapons Noise 12:30:55 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003094 Civil Problem 13:02:56 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003095 Citizen Assist 13:24:07 (San Juan Island) ACT

San Juan Island deputies took a report of an incident with a hostile subject. No crime was reported.

20-003096 Found Property 13:40:36 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003097 Agency Assistance 14:06:14 (San Juan Island) ACT

20-003098 Citizen Dispute 14:38:04 (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was contacted in reference to a Citizen Dispute in the San Juan Island area. Caller advised they were involved in an argument with another. Report taken.

20-003099 Area Check 15:20:46 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003100 Area Check 15:48:08 (San Juan Island) ACT

20-003101 Area Check 16:10:08 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003102 Threats 16:14:07 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003103 Area Check 16:37:10 (Lopez Island) NR

20-003104 Area Check 16:51:21 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003105 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 17:07:37 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003106 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:25:44 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003107 Traffic Stop 19:31:47 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003108 Traffic Stop 19:41:59 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003109 Alarm 20:07:17 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003110 Area Check 20:22:23 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003111 Traffic Stop 20:42:36 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003112 Animal at Large 21:17:46 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003113 Traffic Stop 21:36:11 (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, May 2, 2020

20-003114 Citizen Assist 02:46:35 ACT

20-003115 Trouble Unknown 10:35:20 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003116 Citizen Assist 10:45:30 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003117 Area Check 11:00:55 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003118 Area Check 11:05:13 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003119 Domestic Dispute or Assault 11:08:57 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Domestic in the Friday Harbor area. The reporting deputy arrived and contacted the people involved. The incident was found to be verbal and no crime had been committed. Report taken.

20-003120 Area Check 13:19:03 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003121 Trespassing 13:50:06 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003122 Area Check 13:58:08 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003123 Area Check 14:21:35 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003124 Area Check 14:36:01 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003125 Trouble Unknown 15:02:30 UNF

20-003126 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 15:14:33 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003127 Area Check 16:07:46 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003128 Traffic Violation 17:48:33 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003129 Weapons Noise 19:16:10 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003130 Parking Problem 19:20:39 (Lopez Island) NR

20-003131 Traffic Stop 21:08:36 (Lopez Island) NR

20-003132 Area Check 21:38:02 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003133 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:38:08 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003134 Area Check 22:02:30 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003135 Traffic Stop 22:07:40 (Lopez Island) NR

20-003136 DUI 22:51:19 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for lane travel and speed. The driver was arrested for DUI and issued multiple infractions.

SUNDAY, May 3, 2020

20-003137 Citizen Assist 01:56:15 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003138 Area Check 07:59:04 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003139 Area Check 08:04:31 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003140 Area Check 08:12:31 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003141 Domestic Dispute or Assault 09:33:14 (San Juan Island) UNF

20-003142 Citizen Assist 10:12:33 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003143 Area Check 10:21:43 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003144 Unwanted Person 11:06:48 (San Juan Island) ACT

20-003145 Weapons Noise 12:31:16 (San Juan Island) ACT

20-003146 Trespassing 13:22:11 (Lopez Island) INA

Deputies took a report of possible trespassing and illegal drug use on Lopez Island.

20-003147 Traffic Violation 13:30:56 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003148 Accident-NonInj 13:44:56 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003149 Trouble Unknown 13:54:19 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003150 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:07:11 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003151 Trespassing 14:31:03 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003152 Area Check 15:33:56 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003153 Area Check 15:48:12 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003154 Area Check 16:22:42 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003155 Traffic Hazard 17:02:14 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003156 Traffic Stop 17:28:29 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for improper lane use and expired tags greater than 2 months.

20-003157 Area Check 18:29:46 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003158 Animal at Large 18:39:47 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003159 Area Check 19:33:39 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003160 Area Check 19:45:50 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003161 Area Check 19:55:48 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003162 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:15:03 ACT

20-003163 Area Check 20:56:00 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003164 Traffic Stop 21:16:38 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003165 Weapons Noise 22:00:27 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was sent to investigate gunshots heard shortly after dark, and discovered the shots were fired in defense of chickens against marauding raccoons. The property owner reported all the chickens were alive and accounted for.

20-003166 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 23:45:36 (San Juan Island) NR

MONDAY, May 4, 2020

20-003167 Traffic Stop 00:16:06 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003168 Trouble Unknown 00:39:47 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003169 Area Check 06:52:23 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003170 Area Check 07:00:45 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003171 Area Check 07:03:27 (San Juan Island) ACT

20-003172 Area Check 07:08:23 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003173 Citizen Assist 08:25:49 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003174 Area Check 09:08:19 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003175 Malicious Mischief 10:03:36 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003176 Area Check 11:05:27 (San Juan Island) CLO

20-003177 Traffic Hazard 11:18:22 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003178 Traffic Hazard 11:43:04 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003179 Area Check 12:47:08 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003180 Traffic Stop 13:31:28 (Lopez Island) NR

20-003181 Area Check 13:42:13 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003182 Trespassing 15:27:04 (San Juan Island) CLO

20-003183 Area Check 16:38:25 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003184 Animal at Large 17:01:07 (San Juan Island) UNF

20-003185 Traffic Violation 17:35:50 (Orcas Island) ACT

20-003186 Citizen Assist 18:28:05 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003187 Citizen Dispute 18:37:03 (Lopez Island) NR

20-003188 Traffic Violation 18:59:43 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003189 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:21:53 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called to investigate a suspicious vehicle and discovered an RV that had set up camp along the county road because all of the campgrounds were closed. A discussion of "non essential" travel evolved into plans for an early departure.

20-003190 Traffic Stop 20:30:05 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed, expired tabs >2 months, fail to carry drivers license.

20-003191 Traffic Stop 21:17:09 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003192 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:45:03 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003193 Citizen Assist 22:37:47 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003194 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:53:59 (San Juan Island) NR

TUESDAY, May 5, 2020

20-003195 Area Check 06:56:59 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003196 Area Check 07:05:29 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003197 Area Check 07:11:42 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003198 Citizen Assist 08:27:23 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003199 Area Check 09:15:53 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003200 Area Check 09:20:19 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003201 Vicious Animal 09:52:48 (Orcas Island) ACT

20-003202 Area Check 10:11:16 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003203 Fraud 10:14:29 ACT

20-003204 Citizen Assist 10:58:54 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003205 Area Check 11:13:03 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003206 Traffic Stop 11:23:59 (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez Island deputy checked a vehicle for switched plates after discovering a registration discrepancy. Upon further investigation, there was no violation and the plates matched the vehicle. No enforcement action was taken.

20-003207 Traffic Violation 11:36:33 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003208 Area Check 12:22:24 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003209 Sick or Injured Animal 13:26:33 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called to an injured owl along Mud Bay Rd. The deputy stood by to protect the owl until representatives of Wolf Hollow could arrive to take the owl for care.

20-003210 Animal at Large 15:26:24 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003211 Domestic Dispute or Assault 15:41:52 (Orcas Island) ACT

20-003212 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 15:47:34 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003213 Citizen Dispute 16:14:05 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003214 Traffic Stop 16:25:25 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003215 Traffic Stop 16:49:38 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003216 Illegal Fireworks 16:52:09 (Lopez Island) NR

20-003217 Citizen Dispute 17:01:55 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan Island Deputies were dispatched a Citizen Dispute. Deputies contacted all parties involved and a report was taken.

20-003218 Agency Assistance 17:55:10 (Lopez Island) ACT

20-003219 Welfare Check 18:49:41 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003220 Area Check 18:58:27 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003221 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:57:21 (Orcas Island) NR

20-003222 Traffic Stop 22:04:50 (San Juan Island) NR

20-003223 Traffic Stop 22:28:09 (Orcas Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 178

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