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San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log Sept. 22-28: Burglaries, vehicle prowl, harassment from anti-maskers, lots of abandoned vehicles

Deputies in the San Juan Islands responded to 205 calls from September 22-28, 2021 including: Two minor non-njury accidents involving school buses and parked cars at Lopez Island School within five minutes. A San Juan deputy responded to a report of someone refusing to wear a mask at a local business. The person was comparing the employees to the Nazi party and was trespassed from the location. A Lopez resident reported seeing a rustling in the bushes near their property. Upon investigation, the primary suspect was a deer.

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.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2021

21-008568 Trouble Unknown 07:25:02 (Orcas Island) UNF

21-008569 Domestic Dispute or Assault 08:36:55 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies were dispatched to a third-party report of a verbal domestic incident. The residence was vacant, and neighbors advised hearing no sounds of an argument.

21-008570 Harassment 08:43:27 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy took a report of harassment involving a number of unwelcome, unsolicited emails.

21-008571 Citizen Assist 09:13:14 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008572 Traffic Violation 11:59:12 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008573 Welfare Check 12:03:25 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008574 Trespassing 12:08:03 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy took a report of a recurring issue of trespassing by a subject. A Trespass Warning Letter was issued to the subject.

21-008575 Traffic Violation 12:16:19 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008576 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:33:41 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008577 Welfare Check 14:04:09 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008578 Abandoned Vehicle 14:16:01 (San Juan Island) NR

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle. The vehicle was impounded.

21-008579 Citizen Assist 14:34:36 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008580 Citizen Assist 15:24:38 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008581 Citizen Assist 15:47:43 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy authored an incident report regarding a lost checkbook.

21-008582 Theft 17:26:16 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008583 Trespassing 18:26:03 (Orcas Island) CAA

Orcas Island Deputies were dispatched to a trespassing call. The subject was requested to leave the property and a report was taken.

21-008584 Area Check 19:05:55 (Lopez Island) UNF

21-008585 Citizen Dispute 19:20:43 (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas Island Deputy authored a non-criminal report reference a citizen dispute that occurred on the 600 block of School Way.

21-008586 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:49:28 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a suspicious call. A Lopez resident reported seeing a rustling in the bushes near their property. Upon investigation, the primary suspect was a deer.

21-008587 Unwanted Person 20:01:27 (Orcas Island) CAA

Orcas Island Deputies were dispatched to a trespassing complaint. The suspect was escorted off the property and charges have been forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

21-008588 Welfare Check 20:51:28 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008589 Traffic Violation 21:10:43 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 43MPH in a posted 25MPH speed zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speed and a warning was given for expired registration.

21-008590 Citizen Dispute 22:05:13 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008591 Traffic Violation 23:11:34 (San Juan Island) NR

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

21-008592 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 05:58:47 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008593 Found Property 07:02:59 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008594 Traffic Hazard 08:32:08 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008595 Found Property 08:55:54 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008596 Welfare Check 08:57:16 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008597 Animal at Large 09:40:36 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008598 Sick or Injured Animal 09:45:54 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008599 Domestic Dispute or Assault 10:37:46 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies were dispatched to a report of a domestic incident. Both parties were interviewed and no cause to arrest was found. The parties were advised to separate and offered contact info for resources.

21-008600 Fraud 12:14:12 (Lopez Island) ACT

21-008601 Fraud 12:17:58 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of fraud. The reporting party appears to have purchased a product from a fraudulent website. The incident was documented.

21-008602 Animal at Large 12:19:58 (Lopez Island) INA

A dog was found wandering loose on Lopez school property. The dog had no information on its collar and did not have a microchip. The dog is being held at the substation kennel while the Sheriff's Office and Lopez Animal Protection Society attempt to locate the owner.

21-008603 Sick or Injured Animal 12:55:58 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008604 Found Property 13:04:59 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008605 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:29:08 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008606 VIN Inspection 13:32:09 (Orcas Island) NR

An Orcas Island Deputy assisted a citizen on Bartel Rd. with 4 junk vehicle affidavits.

21-008607 Animal Bite 14:14:29 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008608 Abandoned Vehicle 14:44:59 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008609 Agency Assistance 14:48:11 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008610 Traffic Stop 14:58:19 (San Juan Island) CLO

21-008611 Traffic Stop 15:08:43 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008612 Traffic Stop 15:18:01 (San Juan Island) CLO

21-008613 Traffic Stop 15:34:34 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008614 Traffic Stop 15:44:26 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008615 Traffic Stop 15:50:18 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008616 Traffic Violation 15:55:12 (San Juan Island) UNF

21-008617 Traffic Stop 16:38:32 (Lopez Island) CLO

21-008618 Traffic Hazard 16:39:11 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008619 Abandoned Vehicle 16:44:41 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008620 Traffic Stop 16:49:35 (Lopez Island) CLO

21-008621 Traffic Stop 17:33:04 (Orcas Island) CLO

21-008622 Welfare Check 18:55:17 (Orcas Island) CLO

A Deputy on Orcas Island checked on the welfare of a juvenile. The juvenile was referred to a mental health professional.

21-008623 Abandoned Vehicle 20:20:28 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008624 Area Check 20:48:16 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008625 Disorderly Conduct 21:14:04 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of disorderly conduct. The investigation revealed an assault occurred and a violation of a court order. The cases were forwarded to the prosecutor's office for charging decision.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

21-008626 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 08:19:38 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008627 Theft 09:32:41 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy took a report of an incident of vandalism near Friday Harbor. No suspect information exists at this time. The incident was documented.

21-008628 Citizen Assist 09:57:40 (Orcas Island) INA

21-008629 Fraud 10:34:18 (San Juan Island) CLO

A San Juan deputy took a report of possible fraud. On investigation, no crime appeared to have been committed. The reporting party was advised of steps to protect their identity, and a report was generated.

21-008630 Found Property 11:05:01 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008631 VIN Inspection 11:19:17 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008632 Theft 11:23:57 (Orcas Island) CLO

Deputies on Orcas responded to a theft call from a local business. The suspect was identified by the security footage and located with the stolen merchandise in their possession. The probable cause statements were sent to the prosecutors office for Theft 3rd and Possession of stolen property.

21-008633 Recovered Stolen Property 12:15:31 (Lopez Island) INA

21-008634 Vagrancy 14:24:02 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008635 Citizen Assist 15:30:12 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008636 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:16:39 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008637 Accident-NonInj 16:22:30 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to an accident without injury call. A Lopez school bus backed into a vehicle that was parked near the school bus parking zone. The school bus inflicted minor damage on the vehicle. A collision report was taken, and information was exchanged.

21-008654 Accident-NonInj 16:22:30 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to an accident without injury call. Following a near identical collision that occurred five minutes prior, a second Lopez school bus backed into a vehicle that was parked near the school bus parking zone. A collision report was taken.

21-008638 Welfare Check 17:03:04 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008639 Citizen Assist 17:10:24 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008641 Communications Problem 17:20:31 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008640 Found Property 17:20:50 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took possession of a found wallet. The item was entered into the evidence system for owner retrieval.

21-008642 Traffic Violation 17:35:30 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008643 Traffic Violation 17:46:16 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008644 Traffic Violation 18:02:39 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008645 Traffic Violation 18:22:38 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008646 Traffic Stop 18:26:31 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Deputy stopped a speeding vehicle on Fisherman Bay Road. The driver was given an infraction for traveling 40 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone.

21-008647 Traffic Stop 18:35:46 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a motorist near the Lopez Village after he saw him run a stop sign. The Deputy issued the driver a ticket for failing to stop at the stop sign.

21-008648 Traffic Violation 19:35:26 (Lopez Island) CIC

21-008649 Parking Problem 19:47:02 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008650 Area Check 20:28:50 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008651 Area Check 20:39:35 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008652 Traffic Violation 21:32:28 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008653 Area Check 21:46:46 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008655 Area Check 22:21:24 (Orcas Island) NR

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2021

21-008656 Civil Problem 00:20:12 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008657 Traffic Violation 08:35:27 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy initiated a traffic stop on Roche Harbor Rd. The driver was issued an infraction for speeding - 57 mph in a 45 mph zone.

21-008658 Animal Noise 09:30:24 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008659 Found Property 09:58:31 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008660 Missing Person 10:11:42 INA

21-008661 Traffic Stop 10:14:26 (Orcas Island) CLO

21-008662 VIN Inspection 10:34:09 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008663 Citizen Dispute 10:39:19 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008664 Controlled Substance Problem 11:00:27 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008665 Trouble Unknown 11:09:38 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008666 Traffic Hazard 13:03:27 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008667 Trespassing 13:07:32 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy served a subject with a No Trespass Warning Letter on the 700 block of A St.

21-008668 Traffic Violation 13:10:18 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speeding, expired registration

21-008669 Controlled Substance Problem 15:11:20 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for speeding and failing to stop at posted stop sign. After a subsequent alert by K9 Sucia, the vehicle was searched and narcotics were located. The driver was issued infractions for 64MPH in a 45MPH speed zone and stop sign violation.

21-008670 Traffic Violation 15:22:04 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speed

21-008671 Deliver Message 15:48:04 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008672 Unwanted Person 16:07:25 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008673 Boating Problem 16:12:27 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008674 Traffic Stop 16:50:25 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008675 Citizen Assist 17:14:15 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008676 Domestic Dispute or Assault 18:09:33 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez deputies responded to a verbal domestic incident. No crime had occurred. A report was completed.

21-008678 Domestic Dispute or Assault 18:28:18 (Orcas Island) CLO

Orcas Island Deputies were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the Orcas area. No crime was committed, and the parties separated. A report was taken.

21-008677 Mental Health 18:30:11 INA

21-008679 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:14:38 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez deputies responded to a reported burglary in progress after the caller reported seeing somebody on a camera. No evidence of any crime was apparent. A report was completed.

21-008680 Citizen Dispute 19:25:09 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008681 Traffic Violation 19:51:45 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008682 Citizen Assist 20:04:33 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy contacted a person in crisis at the Port of Friday Harbor park. An informational report was filed.

21-008683 Traffic Violation 20:21:09 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008684 Confidential Investigation 21:48:06 (San Juan Island) ACT

21-008685 Trouble Unknown 21:49:54 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008686 Trespassing 23:09:36 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008687 Domestic Dispute or Assault 23:13:49 (Orcas Island) CAA

Orcas Island Deputies were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the Eastsound area. The suspect was arrested and transported to jail. A report was taken.

21-008688 Noise Complaint /not dogs 23:40:21 (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2021

21-008689 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 00:00:48 UNF

21-008690 Traffic Violation 01:05:21 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008691 Welfare Check 08:14:14 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008692 Welfare Check 09:26:51 UNF

21-008693 Accident-NonInj 10:02:18 (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas Island Deptuy took an incident report of a vehicle that lost its brakes and rolled into a tree. The vehicle sustained minor damage.

21-008694 Citizen Assist 12:04:52 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island resident called about a neighborhood problem.

21-008695 Citizen Assist 12:38:25 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008696 Court Order Violation 12:55:48 (Orcas Island) CAA

Deputies on Orcas Island responded to a protection order violation. The suspect was arrested for violation of a domestic violence protection order.

21-008697 Burglary,NonRes 13:44:08 (San Juan Island) NR

A deputy was dispatched to a Burglary in the Friday Harbor area. The reporting deputy and contacted the caller. The caller caught three juveniles in an off-limit area. The deputy contacted the juveniles’ parents. A report was taken.

21-008698 Citizen Assist 14:03:53 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008699 Found Property 14:53:58 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took possession of found money by a citizen. The money was entered into the Sheriff's Office evidence system.

21-008700 Accident-NonInj 15:14:51 UNF

21-008701 Trespassing 15:42:56 (Orcas Island) CLO

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a trespassing complaint. The suspects were contacted and trespassed from the property.

21-008702 Accident-NonInj 16:21:02 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Traffic Accident in the Friday Harbor area. The deputy arrived and contacted the caller. The caller had struck a parked vehicle while backing. Report taken.

21-008703 Citizen Assist 17:53:53 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008704 Harassment 18:00:51 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy took a report of harassment over a social media direct messaging platform. A report was completed.

21-008705 Traffic Hazard 20:07:18 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008706 Traffic Violation 23:11:58 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan Deputy stopped a vehicle with registration expired 20 months prior. The driver was issued an infraction for the offense.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2021

21-008707 Juvenile Problem 01:10:51 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008708 Burglary - Residential 07:31:01 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008709 Traffic Hazard 08:16:26 INA

21-008710 Traffic Violation 08:27:34 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy stopped and ticketed a driver for speeding in the school zone, 35 in the 20, on Center Rd.

21-008711 Found Property 08:44:06 (Lopez Island) INA

The property manager for a vacation rental property turned over a loaded handgun to a Lopez Island deputy. The firearm had been forgotten by a guest. The gun is being held as found property pending a proper claim by its owner.

21-008712 Citizen Assist 11:10:28 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008713 Abandoned Vehicle 11:11:43 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008714 Traffic Hazard 12:11:53 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008715 Abandoned Vehicle 12:19:56 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy responded to a call regarding a Littering/Abandoned Vehicle Failure to redeem packet from the owner and operator of a local towing company.

21-008716 Agency Assistance 12:24:17 D Easley NR

21-008717 Abandoned Vehicle 12:38:50 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy responded to a call regarding Littering/Abandoned Vehicle Failure to redeem packet from the owner and operator of a local towing company.

21-008718 Trespassing 12:47:18 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008719 Vehicle Theft 13:00:35 (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a vehicle theft. The reporting party rented a vehicle and the vehicle was taken by another subject and never returned.

21-008720 Accident-NonInj 13:11:46 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy investigated a non injury collision at the ferry landing. A school bus with no students aboard was attempting to turn around and sideswiped an occupied vehicle waiting in the ferry line causing minor damage to both vehicles. A report was taken.

21-008721 Fraud 13:33:41 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008722 Trouble Unknown 13:39:54 UNF

21-008723 Business or License Problem 15:18:03 (San Juan Island) NR

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a local business reporting two citizens refusing to wear masks inside. Both individuals were issued indefinite trespass notices for all properties associated with the business.

21-008724 Trouble Unknown 15:34:00 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008725 Sick or Injured Animal 15:54:56 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008727 Boating Problem 17:23:03 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez deputies responded to a boating incident involving a person who fell off their dinghy. A good Samaritan pulled the person from the water and brought them to shore.

21-008726 Citizen Assist 17:23:29 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008728 Traffic Hazard 17:38:21 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008729 Welfare Check 17:43:09 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez deputies and Lopez EMS looked for a person who was seen falling down multiple times while walking along a road. The person was not located.

21-008730 Boating Problem 17:45:33 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008731 Traffic Hazard 18:40:57 INA

21-008732 Area Check 20:03:22 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008733 Child Abuse or Neglect 22:10:19 (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a reported child abuse. A report was taken. The investigation is ongoing.

21-008734 Welfare Check 22:58:10 (San Juan Island) NR

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2021

21-008735 Accident-Injury, Traffic 07:40:59 (Orcas Island) CLO

21-008736 Communications Problem 08:11:30 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008737 Traffic Violation 08:29:02 (Lopez Island) NR

Warning for speeding in school zone and failure to carry driver license.

21-008738 Traffic Violation 08:45:31 (Lopez Island) NR Warning for speed

21-008739 Welfare Check 08:46:29 (Lopez Island) NR

Cancelled en route

21-008740 Citizen Assist 09:53:48 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008741 Civil Problem 09:56:04 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008742 Trouble Unknown 10:08:04 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008743 Trouble Unknown 10:27:16 INA

21-008744 Accident-Injury, Traffic 11:22:55 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Traffic Accident in the San Juan Island area. The accident involved a truck and motorcycle. Driver of the motorcycle was injured. Report taken.

21-008745 Vehicle Prowl 11:31:34 (San Juan Island) ACT

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a vehicle prowl where approximately $1,500 was taken from the unlocked vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.

21-008746 Traffic Violation 11:47:59 (Lopez Island) NR Warning for speed

21-008747 Animal at Large 12:10:19 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008748 Custodial Interference 12:46:38 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008749 Traffic Violation 12:58:04 (Lopez Island) NR Warning for speeding in school zone

21-008750 Parking Problem 14:08:19 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008751 Citizen Assist 14:14:21 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Deputy responded to a citizen assist call. A Lopez citizen called to inquire about the status of an abandoned boat. Information was relayed from the coast guard and a report was taken.

21-008752 Agency Assistance 14:14:54 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008753 Trespassing 14:15:31 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of someone refusing to wear a mask at a local business. The person was comparing the employees to the Nazi party and was trespassed from the location.

21-008754 Found Property 15:07:05 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008755 Parking Problem 15:07:54 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008756 Alarm 15:28:20 FAL

21-008757 Runaway Juvenile 16:25:56 (San Juan Island) ACT

21-008758 Vagrancy 17:18:44 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008759 Citizen Assist 18:09:05 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008760 Traffic Violation 18:14:52 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008761 Traffic Violation 18:22:16 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for failing to stop at a stop sign. The driver was issued infractions for failing to stop at a stop sign and operating a motor vehicle without insurance. The driver was also given multiple warnings.

21-008762 Aircraft Problem 18:23:58 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008763 Citizen Assist 18:40:05 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008764 Traffic Hazard 18:47:18 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008765 Area Check 18:51:47 (Lopez Island) UNF

21-008766 Traffic Violation 19:36:03 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 57MPH in a posted 45MPH speed zone. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence and was issued an infraction for speed.

21-008767 Parking Problem 19:39:26 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008768 Fraud 21:19:06 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Deputy responded to a fraud call. A reservation was made at a Lopez overnight rental using a stolen credit card. Upon investigation, the credit card was not fraudulent. A report was taken.

21-008769 Traffic Violation 21:54:19 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 55MPH in a posted 45MPH speed zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speed.

21-008770 Trouble Unknown 21:57:31 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008771 Area Check 22:49:57 (Orcas Island) NR

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2021

21-008772 Trouble Unknown 00:02:20 (San Juan Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 205

Last modified onFriday, 08 October 2021 02:58

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