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San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log August 18-24: Forgetful driver walks off ferry, speeding, trespassing, illegal mooring...

Deputies in the San Juan Islands responded to 227 calls from August 18-24, 2021 including one regarding an abandoned vehicle on a ferry at Friday Harbor Ferry Terminal. The driver was located in town and the vehicle was removed after holding up the ferry from loading. An unoccupied vehicle was left in the ferry line at Lopez Ferry Terminal without the owner's knowledge. The owner had loaned the vehicle to a friend unfamiliar with ferry travel who parked it and boarded the ferry. The car owner apologized and retrieved his vehicle.

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, August 18, 2021

21-007466 Citizen Assist 07:32:46 (Orcas island) NR

21-007467 Trouble Unknown 07:56:27 UNF

21-007468 Citizen Dispute 08:18:06 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007469 Animal Noise 08:25:04 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007470 Citizen Assist 08:48:07 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007471 Unwanted Person 08:53:00 (Orcas island) NR

21-007472 Citizen Assist 08:58:08 (Orcas island) NR

21-007473 Citizen Assist 09:00:05 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007474 VIN Inspection 10:27:48 (Lopez island) NR

21-007475 Found Property 10:40:43 (Orcas island) NR

21-007476 Traffic Violation 11:59:16 (Lopez island) NR

21-007477 Sick or Injured Animal 12:27:59 (Orcas island) INA

21-007478 Welfare Check 12:44:30 UNF

21-007481 Fall BLS 12:59:27 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007480 Citizen Assist 13:05:26 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007479 Welfare Check 13:06:42 (Lopez island) INA

A Lopez Deputy assisted in a welfare check. The concern arose when a Lopez citizen's telephone lost power and the citizen was unreachable to family members. The citizen was contacted, confirmed to be healthy, and promised they would charge their phone.

21-007482 Traffic Hazard 13:19:01 (Orcas island) NR

21-007483 Malicious Mischief 13:23:49 (San Juan Island) NR

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of vandalism. There are no suspects or leads at this time and the incident was documented.

21-007484 Traffic Stop 13:26:51 (Orcas island) NR

21-007485 Traffic Stop 13:48:27 (Lopez island) NR

21-007486 Sick or Injured Animal 13:54:05 (Lopez island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to an animal sick call. A Lopez citizen who was recently hospitalized has not had the opportunity to check on her pet dogs. Another Lopez citizen has offered to take temporary care of the dogs until the owner is released from the hospital.

21-007487 Sick or Injured Animal 14:13:20 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007488 Unwanted Person 14:16:21 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007489 Citizen Assist 14:27:34 (Lopez island) NR

21-007490 Accident-Injury, Traffic 14:34:45 (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a single motor scooter collision off the roadway. The driver sustained minor injuries and was transported to the hospital. It is unknown what caused the motor scooter to go off the roadway.

21-007491 Citizen Assist 15:33:57 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007492 Agency Assistance 15:47:18 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007493 Traffic Violation 16:10:22 (Orcas island) INA

21-007494 Abandoned Vehicle 16:15:32 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy responded to Ferry Road for an unoccupied vehicle that was left in the ferry line without the owner's knowledge. The owner had loaned the vehicle to a friend unfamiliar with ferry travel who parked it and boarded the ferry. The car owner apologized and retrieved his vehicle.

21-007495 Court Order Violation 16:20:41 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a court ordered anti-harassment violation. The incident was investigated and a report was forwarded to the prosecutor's office for charging decision.

21-007496 Citizen Assist 16:23:03 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a citizen assist at the Sheriff's Office. The citizen's complaint was documented and was the complainant was arrested on a San Juan County District Court warrant for an order violation.

21-007497 Parking Problem 17:04:37 (Lopez Island) INA

A Deputy responded for an area check after someone reported seeing cars parked and individuals camped along the road on Pavey Blvd. It was determined the campers had just purchased property where they were camped. They were awaiting excavation to clear part of the property so they could park on the property.

21-007498 Assault - Body Force 17:07:25 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of an assault. The reporting party did not want to pursue the incident as a criminal matter. The incident was documented.

21-007499 Welfare Check 17:11:38 (Orcas island) NR

21-007500 Medical BLS 17:21:12 (Orcas island) NR

21-007501 Harassment 18:37:31 (Orcas island) CAA

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a harassment call. A report was taken.

21-007502 Trouble Unknown 18:46:55 INA

21-007503 Threats 20:33:22 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007504 Traffic Violation 20:36:15 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for speeding on Bailer Hill Rd. The driver was issued an infraction for 65MPH in a 45MPH speed zone.

21-007505 Traffic Hazard 20:58:35 (Orcas island) NR

21-007507 Traffic Violation 22:21:41 (San Juan Island) NR

THURSDAY, August 19, 2021

21-007508 Sick or Injured Animal 00:11:51 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007509 Accident-Injury, Traffic 09:19:03 (Lopez island) INA

A Lopez deputy and Lopez EMS responded to a single vehicle, minor injury collision.

21-007510 Animal Noise 09:35:05 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007511 Trespassing 09:47:07 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy was advised of a request to trespass a person from a residence. A notice of trespass was completed and signed by the requesting party.

21-007512 Boating Problem 10:47:35 (San Juan Island) CLO

A San Juan deputy was advised of illegally moored vessels at the County Dock in Roche Harbor. Two vessels were found to be moored without a permit and were issued infractions.

21-007513 Unwanted Person 11:04:49 (San Juan Island) INA

21-007514 Area Check 11:11:16 (Orcas island) NR

21-007515 Agency Assistance 11:25:06 (Orcas island) NR

21-007516 Traffic Stop 11:37:13 (Orcas island) CLO

21-007517 Trespassing 11:40:40 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a request to trespass a person from a business in Friday Harbor. The person was issued a trespass letter barring them from all business properties.

21-007520 Citizen Assist 11:54:41 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007518 Welfare Check 11:55:21 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007519 Medical Emergency 11:56:06 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007521 Welfare Check 12:17:55 (Orcas island) NR

21-007522 Traffic Violation 12:23:53 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007524 Injury 12:28:29 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007523 Abandoned Vehicle 12:31:17 (Orcas island) INA

21-007525 Traffic Stop 13:38:02 (San Juan Island) CLO

21-007526 Traffic Stop 13:48:56 (Orcas island) NR

21-007527 Trouble Unknown 13:52:31 (Lopez island) INA

21-007528 Traffic Stop 13:54:36 (Orcas island) CAA

A deputy on Orcas conducted a traffic stop on Orcas Road. The driver was issued and infraction for speeding, 52mph in a posted 35mph zone and found to be driving on a suspended license. A report was taken and will be forwarded to the courts for processing.

21-007529 Traffic Stop 14:04:39 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007530 Harassment 14:42:00 (Orcas island) CJA

A deputy on Orcas responded to a possible Harassment callback. A report was taken after the investigation was complete.

21-007531 Agency Assistance 14:44:52 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007532 Trespassing 15:21:27 (Decatur island) INA

A Lopez deputy was contacted regarding a parking issue on Decatur Island. The issue was resolved with a phone call. District three information only

21-007533 Lost Property 15:58:55 (Orcas island) INA

A woman reported losing her wedding ring at a local resort on Orcas Island. A report was taken.

21-007534 Trespassing 16:42:21 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007535 Trouble Unknown 19:10:32 UNF

21-007536 Diabetic Shock or Coma 20:26:51 (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy on San Juan Island assisted a jail inmate with a medical issue.

21-007537 Area Check 20:32:35 (Lopez Island) NR

21-007538 Boating Problem 21:15:24 (Lopez island) INA

21-007539 Parking Problem 21:32:41 (Orcas island) NR

21-007540 Parking Problem 21:35:33 (Orcas island) NR

21-007541 Area Check 21:54:51 (Orcas island) NR

21-007542 Traffic Violation 23:34:19 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for speeding on Roche Harbor Rd. The driver was issued an infraction for 62MPH in a 45MPH speed zone.

21-007543 Area Check 23:47:36 (Orcas island) NR

FRIDAY, August 20, 2021

21-007544 Sick or Injured Animal 00:13:27 (Orcas island) NR

21-007545 Accident-NonInj 06:28:55 (Lopez island) NR

21-007546 Animal at Large 08:36:22 (Lopez island) NR

21-007547 Traffic Hazard 10:25:39 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007548 Fraud 10:42:08 (San Juan Island) NR

A San Juan deputy was advised of an incident of fraud. The reporting party realized the call was a scam and terminated it before any useable information was exchanged. No suspect information exists at this time.

21-007549 Accident-HitRun 11:07:40 (Lopez island) INA

A Lopez resident reported damage to his vehicle that occurred while it was parked in the 72-hour lot at the ferry terminal.

21-007550 Mental Health 11:49:42 (San Juan Island) INA

21-007551 Welfare Check 13:51:33 (San Juan Island) UNF

21-007552 Parking Problem 13:57:29 (Lopez island) INA

21-007553 Citizen Assist 14:10:48 (Orcas island) NR

21-007554 Theft 14:27:58 (San Juan Island) ACT

21-007555 Area Check 15:48:44 (Orcas island) NR

21-007556 Traffic Violation 17:34:30 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Deputy stopped a motorist after he saw her speeding on Fisherman Bay Road near the Lopez Village. The Deputy gave the driver a speeding ticket for driving 44 MPH in a posted 25 MPH zone.

21-007557 Traffic Violation 18:09:30 (Lopez island) NR

21-007558 Traffic Violation 18:23:26 (Lopez island) NR

21-007559 Found Property 19:03:32 (San Juan Island) ACT

21-007560 Traffic Violation 19:46:04 (Orcas island) CAA A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was charged with driving while license suspended in the second degree.

21-007561 Abandoned Vehicle 19:50:29 (Lopez island) NR

21-007562 Area Check 19:54:51 (Lopez Island) NR

21-007563 Hazardous Materials Spill 19:55:20 (Lopez island) NR A Lopez citizen who lives near a septic pump business called to report that it smells strongly. A Lopez Deputy responded to the location of the reported bad smells. The smells had dissipated by the time the Deputy arrived. A report was taken.

21-007564 Unwanted Person 20:45:29 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy contacted an island visitor who was described as behaving strangely and being a pest to other patrons at a business. The individual was located and told that he was no longer allowed on the property. He agreed to comply and a report was completed.

21-007565 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:09:17 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007566 Missing Person 21:11:03 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007567 DUI 21:14:34 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007568 Traffic Violation 22:12:02 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007569 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:27:35 (Orcas island) NR

21-007570 Medical Emergency 22:29:11 NR

21-007571 Noise Complaint /not dogs 23:08:25 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007572 Traffic Violation 23:21:47 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for driving left of center and expired tabs. After a brief foot chase the driver was arrested for DUI, DWLS 2nd Degree, Ignition Interlock Violation and Obstructing a Law Enforcement Officer. Infractions were also issued.

SATURDAY, August 21, 2021

21-007573 Traffic Violation 00:19:30 (Orcas island) CAA

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was charged with driving while license suspended in the third degree and operating a motor vehicle without an ignition interlock device, when required.

21-007574 Citizen Assist 07:33:24 UNF

21-007576 Harassment 08:29:15 (Orcas island) NR

21-007575 Parking Problem 08:29:23 (Orcas island) NR

21-007577 Parking Problem 08:30:43 (Orcas island) NR

21-007578 Unwanted Person 08:43:12 (Lopez island) NR

21-007579 Parking Problem 09:36:53 (Lopez island) INA

A Lopez deputy was advised of trailers and vehicles parked in the roadway on Pavey Blvd. The owners were contacted a given a reasonable amount of time to move the vehicles onto the shoulder or onto a lot they were working to clear.

21-007580 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 10:36:03 (Orcas island) NR

21-007581 Deliver Message 11:13:49 (Orcas island) NR

21-007582 Trouble Unknown 11:43:32 (Orcas island) NR

21-007583 Parking Problem 11:47:06 (Lopez island) INA

21-007584 Sick or Injured Animal 13:02:06 (Orcas island) NR

21-007585 Citizen Assist 13:58:45 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007586 Traffic Violation 14:33:24 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007587 Trouble Unknown 14:34:02 (Lopez island) UNF

21-007588 Unwanted Person 14:43:30 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007589 Traffic Violation 14:47:20 (San Juan Island) INA

21-007590 Found Property 14:56:26 (Orcas island) CLO

An Orcas Island resident turned in a found credit card. A report was taken.

21-007591 Abandoned Vehicle 16:00:42 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to an abandoned vehicle on a ferry. The driver was located in town and the vehicle was removed after holding up the ferry from loading.

21-007592 Traffic Violation 16:25:26 (Lopez island) INA

21-007593 Citizen Assist 17:49:23 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007594 Alarm 18:19:21 (San Juan Island) FAL

21-007595 Court Order Violation 18:36:30 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007596 Citizen Assist 18:39:16 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to an assist-the-public call. The complainant reported a family disturbance and information on seeking a protection order. A report was written.

21-007597 Traffic Violation 19:16:08 (Lopez island) NR

21-007598 Area Check 19:18:44 (Orcas island) NR

21-007599 Trespassing 19:42:57 (Orcas island) NR

21-007600 Area Check 19:54:16 (Orcas island) NR

21-007601 Area Check 20:17:26 (Lopez island) UNF

21-007602 Mental Health 21:21:11 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007603 Area Check 21:26:15 (Orcas island) NR

21-007604 Noise Complaint /not dogs 21:38:34 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007605 Noise Complaint /not dogs 21:39:54 (Lopez island) NR

A Lopez Deputy was dispatched to a noise call. An outdoor band was performing at a private residence. By the time the Deputy arrived, the band had finished playing and had departed.

21-007606 Area Check 21:56:56 (Orcas island) NR

21-007607 Sick or Injured Animal 22:03:13 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007608 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:29:57 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007609 Domestic Dispute or Assault 22:51:16 (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call. Investigation determined that a couple with a child-in-common were involved in assaultive acts. The primary aggressor was identified and arrested. The suspect was booked into jail and a report was forwarded to the Prosecutor.

21-007610 Noise Complaint /not dogs 23:10:18 INA

21-007611 Area Check 23:13:05 (Lopez island) UNF

21-007612 Juvenile Problem 23:20:38 (Orcas island) ACT

An Orcas Island deputy was dispatched to a missing person's call. The reporting party (RP) advised that his son ran away. The investigation is ongoing.

SUNDAY, August 22, 2021

21-007613 Traffic Violation 08:07:49 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007614 Citizen Dispute 09:03:11 (Lopez island) NR

21-007615 Citizen Assist 10:32:47 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007616 Traffic Violation 11:13:39 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding. The vehicle registration was found to be over 6 months expired. The driver was issued an infraction for the registration violation and a warning for speeding.

21-007617 Trouble Unknown 13:00:53 (Lopez island) NR

21-007618 Trouble Unknown 13:09:27 (Lopez island) NR

21-007619 Animal at Large 14:03:42 (Orcas island) NR

21-007620 Court Order Violation 14:43:41 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007621 Trouble Unknown 15:19:27 INA

21-007622 Agency Assistance 17:28:41 INA

21-007623 Illegal Burning 18:28:01 (Orcas island) NR

21-007624 Citizen Dispute 18:52:17 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007625 Trespassing 20:26:34 (Orcas island) NR

21-007626 Area Check 21:11:08 (Orcas island) NR

21-007627 Parking Problem 21:37:51 (Orcas island) NR

MONDAY, August 23, 2021

21-007628 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:06:03 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007629 Parking Problem 08:40:38 (Orcas island) NR

21-007630 Trouble Unknown 08:46:52 (Orcas island) NR

21-007631 Agency Assistance 09:14:33 (Orcas island) NR

21-007632 Trouble Unknown 09:20:28 UNF

21-007633 Traffic Violation 09:24:48 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007634 Mental Health 09:39:28 INA

21-007635 Fire Alarm 10:00:43 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007636 Parking Problem 10:18:07 (Lopez island) NR

21-007637 Citizen Assist 10:28:48 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007638 Welfare Check 10:36:25 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007639 VIN Inspection 10:43:35 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007640 Mental Health 11:23:48 INA

21-007641 Citizen Assist 11:32:23 (Lopez island) NR

21-007642 VIN Inspection 11:58:43 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007643 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 12:20:18 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007644 Trouble Unknown 12:31:56 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007645 Controlled Substance Problem 13:07:36 (Orcas island) NR

21-007646 Welfare Check 13:13:05 (Lopez island) NR

21-007647 Fraud 14:16:20 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007648 Citizen Assist 14:40:35 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007649 Agency Assistance 14:53:17 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007650 Traffic Violation 14:58:11 (Lopez island) NR

Warning for projecting load w/ no flag

21-007651 Controlled Substance Problem 15:55:46 (Orcas island) NR

21-007652 Citizen Assist 16:03:52 (Lopez island) INA

21-007653 Traffic Violation 16:05:52 (Lopez island) NR Warning for speed

21-007654 Traffic Violation 16:54:21 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007655 Traffic Violation 16:59:24 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007656 Trouble Unknown 18:35:51 INA

21-007657 Area Check 19:09:23 (Orcas island) NR

21-007658 Trespassing 20:05:10 (Orcas island) NR

21-007659 Noise Complaint /not dogs 20:50:28 (Lopez island) INA

21-007660 Alarm 21:26:40 (Orcas island) NR

21-007661 Court Order Violation 21:36:12 (Orcas island) CAA

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to an Order Violation call. A report was taken, and the investigation is ongoing.

21-007662 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:08:17 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007663 Alarm 23:39:46 (San Juan Island) NR

TUESDAY, August 24, 2021

21-007664 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 01:20:32 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007665 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 06:59:01 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007666 Parking Problem 08:54:52 (Lopez island) NR

21-007667 Court Order Violation 08:59:29 (San Juan Island) NR

A deputy was dispatched to an Order Violation in the Friday Harbor area. The deputy arrived and contacted the involved people. Informational report taken.

21-007668 Trespassing 09:18:41 (Lopez island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy took a report of a trespass in an unoccupied apartment that had occurred sometime in the past two weeks. Entry was forced to gain access, but once inside nothing appeared to be disturbed or missing.

21-007669 Traffic Violation 10:25:59 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007670 Traffic Violation 10:27:51 (Orcas island) NR

21-007671 Malicious Mischief 10:58:44 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007672 Animal Noise 11:10:50 (Orcas island) NR

21-007673 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 11:37:14 (Lopez island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was called to an on-going neighborhood dispute. Involved parties were contacted and determined that no crime had occurred. An information report was completed.

21-007674 Found Property 11:53:30 (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was dispatched to a Found Property in the San Juan Island area. The deputy contacted the caller who turned over the property. The property was entered into evidence. Report taken.

21-007675 Accident-Injury, Traffic 11:56:12 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007676 Vagrancy 12:00:05 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007677 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:45:57 (Orcas island) NR

21-007678 Fraud 13:56:41 (San Juan Island) INA

21-007679 Traffic Violation 14:19:54 (Orcas island) NR

21-007680 Fraud 14:24:09 (Orcas island) NR

21-007681 Traffic Violation 15:00:15 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007682 Theft 16:11:12 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of theft of a vehicle tab from a license plate. At this time, there are no active leads and the incident was documented.

21-007683 Traffic Violation 17:07:59 (Orcas island) NR

21-007684 Alarm 17:10:39 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007685 Alarm 17:16:17 (Orcas island) NR

21-007686 Citizen Assist 18:01:15 (Lopez island) INA

Lopez Deputies responded to a citizen assist call. The Deputies assisted in moderating an ongoing neighborly dispute.

21-007687 DUI 18:50:23 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007688 Theft 19:17:11 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan Deputy took a mail theft report. The suspect was identified, and the investigation is ongoing.

21-007689 Traffic Violation 19:25:08 (San Juan Island) NR

21-007690 Citizen Assist 19:42:37 UNF

21-007691 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:27:03 UNF

21-007692 Noise Complaint /not dogs 21:35:31 (Orcas island) NR

21-007693 Accident-Injury, Traffic 21:49:38 (San Juan Island) ACT

A San Juan Deputy responded to a 2-car collision. Two occupants of one vehicle were transported to the hospital with minor injuries. A report was completed.

Total Incidents for This Report: 227

Last modified onFriday, 03 September 2021 02:19

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