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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands Oct. 6-13:Facebook fraud; wet sheep; assault; weapon offense...

Deputies in the San Juan Islands responded to 185 calls from October 6-13, 2021 including:An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a disorderly conduct call in the Eastsound area. The reporting party advised that a male was laying down in the middle of the road blocking traffic. During the arrest the individual attempted to assault the officer with a knife but was disarmed. A Lopez Deputy responded to an unwanted person call. Two individuals trespassing on private property were arrested for residential burglary and criminal trespassing. A San Juan deputy responded to a report of theft regarding an apparent scam listing via a local Facebook buy, sell, trade group. The suspect was contacted via telephone and the report will be sent to the Prosecutor's Office for a charging decision for theft 3rd degree.

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.


21-008964 VIN Inspection 07:53:43 (Orcas Island) NR

An Orcas Island Deputy conducted a VIN inspection for a citizen on Waldron Island.

21-008965 Citizen Assist 08:56:18 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008966 Traffic Violation 09:14:14 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008967 Agency Assistance 09:20:39 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy accompanied representatives of a state agency to contact a resident. The person was not located.

21-008968 Traffic Violation 09:39:14 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008969 Citizen Assist 10:57:34 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008970 Traffic Violation 11:24:00 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008971 Welfare Check 12:05:59 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008972 Theft 12:43:36 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy took a report of an incident of shoplifting in Friday Harbor. The suspect had left the scene prior to arrival and was not identified. Their photo was forwarded to all deputies to be on the lookout for the suspect.

21-008973 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:06:36 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy responded to a complaint of suspicious activity on a neighbor's property. The owner was contacted and was aware of the work being done, and there was nothing unlawful occurring.

21-008974 Citizen Assist 13:17:54 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy spoke with a motorist about a car that crossed the center line and caused them to take evasive action to avoid a collision.

21-008975 Civil Problem 13:24:25 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008976 Civil Problem 13:53:49 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008977 Citizen Assist 14:01:49 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008978 Welfare Check 14:42:09 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008979 Citizen Assist 15:19:03 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008980 Citizen Dispute 15:24:58 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008981 Citizen Assist 15:47:36 (Orcas Island) NR

An Orcas Island Deputy assisted a reporting party with a civil good neighbor issue. The RP wanted to complain about her neighbors motion activated light that shines in her house at night.

21-008982 Citizen Assist 16:35:42 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008983 Traffic Violation 16:59:16 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008984 Fraud 17:56:28 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008985 Harassment 18:03:20 (Lopez Island) INA

21-008986 Citizen Assist 18:23:08 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008987 Assault - Body Force 18:40:51 (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Island Deputies were dispatched to an assault in the Eastsound area. The investigation is ongoing.

21-008988 Traffic Violation 19:08:42 (Lopez Island) NR

21-008989 Harassment 19:30:59 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008990 Welfare Check 19:47:25 (Orcas Island) NR

Deputies on Orcas responded to a welfare check near Eastsound. The person in question was contacted and after an investigation was completed everything was found to be fine.

21-008991 Domestic Dispute or Assault 22:33:15 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a domestic violence incident. The deputy contacted the reporting party and possible victim who did not want to speak about the incident at the time.

21-008992 Overdose 22:42:50 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of an overdose for a suspected suicide attempt. The patient was transported to the emergency room for treatment.


21-008993 Traffic Violation 00:22:49 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008994 Domestic Dispute or Assault 02:08:20 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to a domestic dispute. An investigation was conducted. A report was authored and forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney's Office for review.

21-008995 Welfare Check 05:31:51 (San Juan Island) NR

21-008996 DUI 05:40:44 (Lopez Island) CAA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a DUI call. The vehicle in question was located and failed to yield to the Deputy's lights and sirens on the road. Probable Cause for a criminal citation was written.

21-008997 Trouble Unknown 06:59:29 (Orcas Island) NR

21-008998 Animal at Large 07:52:18 NR

21-008999 Area Check 07:56:32 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009000 Welfare Check 09:19:31 NR

21-009001 Fraud 09:20:29 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009002 Agency Assistance 09:25:39 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009003 Citizen Assist 09:47:16 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009004 Welfare Check 09:50:20 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009005 Traffic Violation 10:38:32 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009006 Traffic Stop 10:46:49 (San Juan Island) CLO

21-009007 Traffic Stop 11:18:37 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy issued an infraction to a driver in Friday Harbor for using a personal electronic device while operating a motor vehicle.

21-009008 Found Property 11:35:43 (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy on Orcas was dispatched to a found property call in Eastsound. The property was taken and secured at the sub-station. A report was written.

21-009009 Animal at Large 12:08:35 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009010 Communications Problem 12:22:13 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009011 Traffic Stop 12:42:13 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009012 Unwanted Person 12:45:33 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009013 Harassment 12:59:02 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009014 Burglary - Residential 13:21:31 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a residential burglary call. The investigation is ongoing.

21-009015 Citizen Assist 13:27:36 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Deputy provided a citizen with information of how to set up a visitation plan for a joint custody child.

21-009016 Trouble Unknown 13:49:22 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009017 Welfare Check 14:20:20 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009018 Assault - Aggravated 14:21:24 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009019 Agency Assistance 14:32:14 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of an agency assist. A report was made.

21-009020 Area Check 15:24:05 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009021 Unwanted Person 15:44:56 (Lopez Island) CAM

A Lopez Deputy responded to an unwanted person call. Two individuals trespassing on private property were arrested for residential burglary and criminal trespassing

21-009022 Citizen Assist 15:56:33 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009023 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:50:03 (San Juan Island) CLO

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a suspicious male speaking to children at a local business. Though the conversation was irregular, no crime was committed and the incident was documented.

21-009024 Domestic Dispute or Assault 17:00:40 (Lopez Island) INA

Deputies responded to a Lopez Island residence for a domestic violence complaint. It was determined that it was verbal only and that no crime occurred. The involved persons separated and a report was completed.

21-009025 Court Order Violation 17:08:55 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009026 Disorderly Conduct 17:49:07 (Lopez Island) INA

21-009027 Agency Assistance 17:59:20 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009028 Unwanted Person 18:38:20 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009029 Parking Problem 18:50:12 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009030 Traffic Violation 19:00:00 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009031 Citizen Assist 19:08:42 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009032 Traffic Hazard 20:34:28 (Orcas Island) INA

21-009033 Traffic Hazard 21:59:37 (Orcas Island) CAA

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a disorderly conduct call in the Eastsound area. The reporting party advised that a male was laying down in the middle of the road blocking traffic. During the arrest the individual attempted to assault the officer with a knife but was disarmed.

21-009034 Prowler 23:30:31 (San Juan Island) NR


21-009035 Citizen Assist 07:25:32 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009036 Citizen Assist 08:43:18 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a citizen assist call. The citizen was not at their address and does not have a telephone. The Deputy was not able to assist the citizen as they were unreachable.

21-009037 Trespassing 09:17:27 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas deputy issued a trespass warning letter to subject that had been causing problems at a local business.

21-009038 Agency Assistance 09:22:02 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009039 Animal at Large 09:23:24 INA

21-009040 Found Property 09:28:12 (Orcas Island) INA

A backpack was found in the bathrooms at the Village Green. It was collected and booked into the property room at the Orcas Substation. No identification was found inside the backpack. The owner is unknown.

21-009041 Citizen Assist 10:37:12 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009042 Found Property 11:17:31 (Orcas Island) INA

Ray's Pharmacy found a cell phone plugged into the exterior wall of the business. It was collected and turned over to the Sheriff's Office.

21-009043 Citizen Dispute 11:26:00 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009044 Citizen Assist 11:39:28 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009045 Trouble Unknown 12:13:35 NR

21-009046 Found Property 14:01:33 INA

21-009047 Parking Problem 14:13:15 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009048 Animal at Large 16:02:19 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009049 Citizen Dispute 16:14:36 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009050 Boating Problem 16:28:23 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009051 Sick or Injured Animal 16:55:57 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009052 Domestic Dispute or Assault 17:08:10 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009053 Traffic Violation 17:39:19 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009054 Theft 17:45:18 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez resident contacted the Sheriff's department to report a stolen bicycle. A few days later, the reporting party contacted the department to report that the bicycle had been found.

21-009055 Trauma BLS 18:43:11 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009056 Citizen Assist 19:30:51 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009057 Citizen Dispute 21:01:30 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009058 Animal at Large 22:22:21 (Orcas Island) NR


21-009059 Welfare Check 02:41:48 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009060 Found Property 07:47:43 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009061 Civil Problem 09:22:38 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009062 Vehicle Theft 09:42:23 INA

21-009063 Theft 10:15:40 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009064 Boating Problem 10:36:12 W Hoppe NR

21-009065 VIN Inspection 11:06:01 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009066 Traffic Stop 11:13:32 (Orcas Island) CLO

21-009067 Weapons Offense 12:01:42 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy was dispatched to a weapon offense in Friday Harbor. No suspect information exists at this time; the incident was documented.

21-009068 Traffic Violation 12:35:43 (San Juan Island) CLO

21-009069 Civil Problem 14:22:41 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009070 Trespassing 15:02:50 (Orcas Island) CAA

An Orcas Island Deputy arrested a subject for trespassing at Cons Pits Stop 274 A St. A report was sent to the Prosecutors Office for review.

21-009071 Boating Problem 15:49:41 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009072 Welfare Check 17:40:05 (San Juan Island) INA

21-009073 Hazardous Materials Spill 18:08:18 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009074 Missing Person 19:39:16 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009076 Citizen Dispute 19:45:54 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009075 Lost Property 19:48:51 (Orcas Island) INA

21-009077 Trespassing 20:57:26 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009078 Alarm 22:25:35 (San Juan Island) FAL


21-009079 Traffic Hazard 07:41:32 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009080 Found Property 08:23:34 (Orcas Island) NR

An Orcas Island Deputy collected found property on the 200 block of A St. A found property report was authored and the property booked in for safe keeping.

21-009081 Alarm 11:01:52 (San Juan Island) FAL

21-009082 Alarm 11:15:24 (San Juan Island) FAL

21-009083 Traffic Violation 14:23:14 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy received a traffic complaint about a commercial vehicle. The company owner was contacted about the issue, who assured the deputy he would speak to the driver.

21-009084 Theft 14:24:04 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy investigated a theft of diesel fuel from a business. A report was authored.

21-009085 Unsecure Premise 14:24:54 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009086 Citizen Dispute 15:21:51 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy authored an incident report regarding a neighbor dispute. An investigation determined no crime had been committed.

21-009087 Citizen Assist 15:35:32 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was asked to do a standby while a vehicle was retrieved from property. The vehicle was removed without incident.

21-009088 Agency Assistance 16:32:12 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009089 VIN Inspection 16:56:32 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009090 Alarm 18:46:54 (Orcas Island) UNF

21-009091 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:02:33 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009092 Sick or Injured Animal 19:33:35 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009093 DUI 20:23:15 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009094 Trouble Unknown 20:28:08 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009095 Accident-NonInj 20:55:16 (San Juan Island) NR


21-009096 Wanted Person 08:07:19 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009097 Citizen Assist 08:17:57 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009098 Traffic Hazard 08:38:22 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009099 Citizen Assist 08:55:45 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009100 Parking Problem 09:13:41 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy ticketed two vehicles parked in a no parking zone on Islandale Rd. The cars were blocking a public works crew from a road improvement project.

21-009101 Animal Noise 09:16:42 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009102 Trouble Unknown 09:25:17 UNF

21-009103 Traffic Violation 10:09:04 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the owner had a suspended driver's license. The driver was issued an infraction for operating a motor vehicle without insurance. The deputy's report will be sent to the Prosecutor's Office for a charging decision for DWLS 3 and an ignition interlock violation.

21-009104 Welfare Check 10:37:59 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009105 Unconscious ALS 10:38:19 (San Juan Island) CLO

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of CPR in progress at a local business. The subject was flown off island for treatment.

21-009106 Citizen Assist 11:20:24 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009107 Citizen Assist 11:25:55 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009108 Heart ALS 13:30:51 (Lopez Island) NR

Assist with EMS call.

21-009109 VIN Inspection 13:44:56 (Orcas Island) NR

21-009110 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:58:05 (Orcas Island) INA

21-009111 Accident-NonInj 14:15:10 INA

21-009112 Animal Noise 15:48:02 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009113 Agency Assistance 16:10:07 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009114 Found Property 16:15:24 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of found property. The property was entered into evidence.

21-009115 Traffic Violation 16:18:10 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009116 Traffic Violation 16:21:25 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009117 Theft 16:43:46 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of theft regarding an apparent scam listing via a local Facebook buy, sell, trade group. The suspect was contacted via telephone and the report will be sent to the Prosecutor's Office for a charging decision for theft 3rd degree.

21-009118 Traffic Violation 17:11:58 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009119 Agency Assistance 17:20:01 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009120 Traffic Violation 20:06:32 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009121 Illegal Fireworks 20:15:09 J Shannon NR

21-009122 Traffic Violation 20:26:16 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009123 Trouble Unknown 20:50:13 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009124 Trespassing 20:54:01 (Orcas Island) NR


21-009125 Citizen Assist 07:32:10 (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was dispatched to a Citizen Assist. The deputy contacted the caller who was requesting to turn over a firearm to be destroyed. The deputy took the firearm and entered it into evidence to be destroyed. Report taken.

21-009126 Traffic Violation 08:24:19 (Lopez Island) NR Warning for speeding in school zone.

21-009127 Suicide, Actual 08:39:50 (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy on Orcas responded to a death near Eastsound. A report was taken.

21-009128 Accident-NonInj 08:46:01 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009129 Unwanted Person 08:59:32 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009130 Accident-HitRun 09:32:40 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted in reference to a Hit and Run Unattended. The deputy contacted the caller. The caller advised that her vehicle was damaged but she did not know where or when. Report taken for insurance purposes.

21-009131 Citizen Assist 09:46:43 NR

21-009132 Alarm 09:59:32 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009133 Theft 10:01:49 (San Juan Island) UNF

21-009134 VIN Inspection 11:24:55 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009135 Trouble Unknown 12:11:46 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009137 Burglary - Residential 13:16:57 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009136 Citizen Assist 13:17:19 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009138 Fraud 13:30:38 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009139 Fraud 15:23:44 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009140 Sick or Injured Animal 15:26:14 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island Deputy investigated a report of sheep in distresS. The caller reported she was concerned because the sheep, which were tethered, were standing in a field with no shelter while it was cold and raining. It was determined the sheep were not in distress, despite the drizzling rain.

21-009141 VIN Inspection 15:28:45 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009142 Found Property 15:38:27 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy had an item turned in as Found Property at the Sheriff's Office. The item was entered into evidence.

21-009143 Traffic Violation 16:21:39 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009144 Boating Problem 16:55:26 (Lopez Island) NR

Lopez Deputies responded to a report of a sailor hanging off the side of their vessel in Shoal Bay. The Deputies responded to the area and observed a sailboat near Spencer's Marina. The operator was clearly not in crisis and did not even appear to be wet.

21-009145 Theft 19:26:47 (Lopez Island) NR

21-009146 Citizen Assist 20:25:28 (San Juan Island) NR

21-009147 Accident-Injury, Traffic 20:50:02 (San Juan Island) ACT


21-009149 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 00:51:23 (San Juan Island) ACT

Total Incidents for This Report: 185

Last modified onThursday, 14 October 2021 00:33

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