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San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log Dec.15-21: Postal problems in two Post Offices, on porches, and at mailbox

San Juan County Deputies responded to 167 calls from December 15-21, 2021 including Deputies responded to a report of a Citizen Dispute at the Post Office in Friday Harbor involving a woman threatening people in the lobby and shoving a postal employee. After investigation, one person was arrested and booked into jail for Assault 4th Degree & Harassment. 

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, DECEMBER 15, 2021

21-010658 Found Property 07:31:38 12/rcas Island) NR

21-010659 Citizen Assist 07:54:24 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010660 Trouble Unknown 09:29:14 12/rcas Island) NR

21-010661 Fraud 10:04:04 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy responded to a walk-in report of a Fraud. An unknown suspect used the reporting person's name & email address, however, there appears to be no monetary loss incurred at this time. There is no suspect information or workable leads at this time a a report was made.

21-010662 Civil Problem 11:39:28 12/rcas Island) NR

21-010663 Citizen Assist 11:55:57 12/rcas Island) NR

21-010664 Traffic Violation 12:40:23 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island deputy stopped and ticketed a driver for speeding, 50 in the 35 zone on Ferry Rd.

21-010665 Citizen Assist 13:22:16 12/rcas Island) NR

21-010666 Unsecure Premise 13:24:08 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy was called to investigate when a property manager discovered a door standing open when checking the property. Evidence inside showed an unlawful entry had been made. A report was taken.

21-010667 Trouble Unknown 13:32:37 12/rcas Island) NR

21-010668 Traffic Hazard 14:04:08 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010669 Accident-NonInj 14:31:41 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy responded to a reported non injury crash. The driver said she moved over for an approaching emergency vehicle with lights flashing and got too far over and got stuck in the muddy ditch. No damage to the vehicle was noted. Car was pulled out by good samaritans.

21-010670 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:57:53 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010671 Medical BLS 15:11:19 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010672 DUI 15:29:37 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010673 Civil Problem 15:30:58 (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of a civil dispute. One person was arrested for assault 4-DV and assault 4 and was booked into jail.

21-010674 Traffic Violation 17:01:55 12/rcas Island) NR

21-010675 Accident-NonInj 18:00:14 12/rcas Island) NR

21-010676 Area Check 22:50:08 (San Juan Island) UNF

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2021

21-010677 Citizen Assist 09:02:14 (Lopez Island) INA

21-010678 Unsecure Premise 09:16:14 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy responded to a report of an Unsecured Premise in Friday Harbor. There were no signs of forced entry into the premise and it appeared that one of the doors was accidentally left unsecured. The owner was contacted and they stated they would have an employee go secure the door. Report made.

21-010679 Parking Problem 10:37:27 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010680 Parking Problem 10:56:26 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010681 Citizen Dispute 11:14:44 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010682 Trespassing 11:25:06 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010683 VIN Inspection 12:05:54 M Hairston NR

21-010684 Traffic Violation 12:47:21 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010685 Trespassing 12:53:10 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010686 Harassment 13:04:42 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010687 Traffic Violation 13:21:45 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010688 Traffic Violation 13:27:48 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010689 Animal at Large 13:28:51 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy returned an at large dog to its owner. District three information only.

21-010690 Agency Assistance 13:40:51 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010691 Threats 13:50:15 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010692 Traffic Violation 14:04:59 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010693 Burglary - Residential 14:07:44 (Orcas Island) UNF

21-010694 Citizen Assist 14:23:34 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy completed a civil standby. It was discovered that several items were missing from the residence and the incident was documented.

21-010695 Welfare Check 15:20:21 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010697 Trespassing 16:25:17 (Orcas Island) INA

21-010696 Accident-HitRun 16:27:46 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a hit and run vehicle collision. The victims did not want to pursue the matter criminally and the suspect driver was issued infractions for no insurance and driving left of center.

21-010698 Animal at Large 16:57:57 H Crowe NR

21-010699 DUI 17:32:14 Scott T CAA

A Lopez Island Deputy responded to the 2000 block of Mud Bay Rd for a non-injury vehicle accident. The driver drove a vehicle into a field and got stuck after failing to navigate a turn. It was determined the driver was impaired and they were arrested for driving under the influence.

21-010700 Traffic Stop 18:28:20 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010701 Traffic Violation 20:01:22 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010702 Boating Problem 21:12:05 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010703 Citizen Assist 21:53:34 (Orcas Island) NR

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2021

21-010704 Agency Assistance 08:26:25 (Orcas Island) CLO

21-010705 Child Abuse or Neglect 09:50:11 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy was dispatched to a Child Abuse incident in the Friday Harbor area. The incident was referred from an outside agency. The involved parties were contacted. Report taken.

21-010706 Traffic Violation 10:05:07 (Lopez Island) INA

21-010707 Found Property 10:08:05 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010708 Harassment 10:13:08 M Hairston INA Deputy on Orcas Island was dispatched to a call of harassment circumstances at the Eastsound Post Office. A report was filed.

21-010709 Traffic Hazard 10:20:17 (Orcas Island) CLO

21-010710 Trespassing 10:40:42 (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas Island Deputy removed camping and personal property from the stage of the village green at the request of the Sheriff. The property was stored at the Orcas Island substation and a phone message was left for the owner to retrieve the property.

21-010711 Theft 10:57:02 (Orcas Island) CLO

21-010712 Malicious Mischief 12:33:37 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident reported damage to a mailbox that occurred when an unknown vehicle ran over it. District three information only

21-010713 Trespassing 12:35:46 (San Juan Island) ACT

San Juan deputy responded to a report of a man masturbating at a local business. The man left before the deputy arrived and the Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate him. The investigation is ongoing.

21-010714 Abandoned Vehicle 13:02:17 (San Juan Island) CLO

21-010715 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:11:42 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010716 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:35:11 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010717 Traffic Stop 13:45:41 (San Juan Island) CIC

San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for driving 43MPH in a posted 25MPH speed zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speed.

21-010718 Juvenile Problem 13:51:55 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy responded to a report of a juvenile problem in Friday Harbor. It was reported that a juvenile made some concerning statements to another juvenile. After investigation a report was made and a copy of the report was forwarded to DSHS.

21-010719 Noise Complaint /not dogs 14:37:01 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010720 Citizen Dispute 14:56:43 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010721 Fraud 15:12:27 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of fraud regarding a fraudulent rental listing. There are no known suspects at this time.

21-010722 Disorderly Conduct 15:42:47 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010723 Court Order Violation 17:28:55 (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of a protection order violation. The respondent was arrested for a violation of an order and was booked into jail.

21-010725 Unwanted Person 17:32:51 (Lopez Island) NR

21-010724 Theft 17:33:06 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010726 Juvenile Problem 18:10:41 (Orcas Island) INA Deputies on Orcas Island responded to a call regarding juveniles smoking marijuana. One juvenile was found to have marijuana. A report was taken and information was forwarded to the courts.

21-010727 Trespassing 18:29:42 (Orcas Island) INA

Deputy on Orcas responded to a trespassing call in Eastsound. The subject had left before the deputy arrived. A report was taken.

21-010728 Traffic Hazard 19:02:01 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010729 Traffic Violation 19:44:38 (Lopez Island) INA

21-010730 Traffic Violation 20:03:44 (Lopez Island) INA

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2021

21-010731 Prowler 04:31:17 (San Juan Island) INA

21-010732 Trouble Unknown 05:20:30 (San Juan Island) UNF

21-010733 Alarm 05:38:03 UNF

21-010734 Area Check 08:43:37 (Orcas Island) CLO

21-010735 Abandoned Vehicle 12:25:52 (San Juan Island) CIC

Deputy was dispatched to an Abandoned Vehicle in the San Juan Island area. A tow operator turned in a failure to redeem packet for an impounded vehicle. The owner of the vehicle was issued an Infraction for Littering/ Failure to Redeem an Abandoned Vehicle. Report taken.

21-010736 Area Check 12:31:01 (Orcas Island) CLO

21-010737 Traffic Hazard 12:33:03 (Orcas Island) CLO

21-010738 Medical BLS 12:57:35 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010739 Abandoned Vehicle 13:19:59 (San Juan Island) CIC

Deputy was dispatched to an Abandoned Vehicle in the San Juan Island area. A tow operator turned in a failure to redeem abandoned vehicle packet. The owner of the vehicle was issued an Infraction for Littering/ Failure to Redeem an Abandoned Vehicle. Report taken.

21-010740 VIN Inspection 15:27:08 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010741 Theft 16:07:44 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010742 Welfare Check 16:30:38 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010743 Vagrancy 16:41:40 (San Juan Island) INA

21-010744 Traffic Stop 17:08:34 (Lopez Island) INA

21-010745 Trouble Unknown 17:14:34 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010746 Welfare Check 17:15:38 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010747 Traffic Stop 17:19:50 (Lopez Island) CLO

21-010748 Traffic Stop 17:20:47 (Lopez Island) NR Warning for improper lane use

21-010749 Traffic Violation 19:16:20 (Lopez Island) INA

21-010750 Traffic Violation 19:25:01 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010751 Traffic Violation 22:09:31 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010752 Traffic Violation 22:41:26 (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was arrested for obstructing law enforcement and issued an infraction for speed.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2021

21-010753 Accident-Injury, Traffic 08:08:02 (San Juan Island) CLO

Deputies responded to a one car rollover accident in Friday Harbor. Upon investigation it was determined that the driver of the vehicle lost control of the vehicle after hitting a patch of "black ice" on the roadway. No juries were incurred and a collision report was completed.

21-010754 Trouble Unknown 08:19:20 UNF

21-010755 Traffic Violation 09:00:24 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010756 Traffic Violation 09:32:21 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010757 Citizen Assist 09:57:28 (Orcas Island) CLO

21-010758 Welfare Check 10:25:50 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010759 Traffic Violation 13:19:47 (Lopez Island) NR Warned for speeding

21-010760 Controlled Substance Problem 14:27:39 (Lopez Island) NR

21-010761 Disorderly Conduct 14:41:47 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010762 Citizen Assist 14:43:13 (Orcas Island) CLO

Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a citizen assist. An informational report was taken.

21-010763 Harassment 15:22:06 (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas Island Deputy contacted a resident regarding a harassment problem. An investigation was conducted and an incident reoprt authored.

21-010764 Traffic Violation 15:54:32 (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputy on San Juan Island observed a known suspended driver. The driver was arrested for driving on a suspended license.

21-010765 Theft 16:52:15 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a theft. The reporting party stated a couple packages were stolen off of their porch. No suspects or workable leads at this time.

21-010766 Traffic Violation 17:26:44 (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez deputy documented a traffic incident on Channel Road. District three information only

21-010767 Sex Offense 17:27:33 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a sex offense. Both parties were interviewed and it was found that no crime had occurred and was a verbal domestic incident.

21-010768 Disorderly Conduct 18:55:29 (Orcas Island) NR

Deputies on Orcas Island responded to a report of disorderly conduct in Eastsound; the person was gone on arrival. Deputies later got a report that the person returned, contact was made and the person was informed to not return to the location.

21-010769 Traffic Violation 19:14:38 (Orcas Island) CIC

21-010770 Malicious Mischief 19:26:38 (San Juan Island) ACT

21-010773 Welfare Check 19:46:49 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010771 Traffic Violation 19:50:27 (Orcas Island) CIC

21-010772 Trespassing 19:53:50 (Orcas Island) CAA

Orcas Island deputies were dispatched multiple times to a local man trespassing at an Eastsound business. He was escorted off the property and criminal charges have been referred to the PA's office.

21-010774 Traffic Violation 20:31:52 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010775 Accident-NonInj 20:39:56 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez deputy completed a collision report after a distracted driver left the roadway and caused property damage. Infractions were issued for various violations.

21-010776 Welfare Check 21:04:34 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010777 Citizen Assist 21:16:03 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010778 Trespassing 21:34:43 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010779 Traffic Violation 22:48:34 (Orcas Island) NR

MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2021

21-010780 Traffic Hazard 02:12:31 NR

21-010781 Citizen Dispute 07:42:26 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010782 Citizen Assist 09:44:31 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010783 Citizen Assist 10:29:32 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010784 Citizen Assist 10:31:13 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010785 Welfare Check 11:09:49 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010786 Citizen Dispute 11:44:15 (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputies responded to a report of a Citizen Dispute at the Post Office in Friday Harbor involving a woman threatening people in the lobby and shoving a postal employee. After investigation, one person was arrested & booked into jail for Assault 4th Degree & Harassment. Report made.

21-010787 Harassment 12:08:06 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010788 Citizen Assist 13:31:05 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010789 Domestic Dispute or Assault 13:35:05 (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputy was dispatched to a Domestic in the Friday Harbor area. The deputy arrived and contacted the people involved. One person was arrested and booked into custody. Report taken.

21-010790 Alarm 13:36:02 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010791 Burglary,NonRes 13:40:16 (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Island Deputies responded to a burglary at an Eastsound business. A report was taken.

21-010792 Harassment 15:36:33 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010793 Found Property 15:45:42 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010794 Overdose 16:28:49 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010795 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:50:03 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010796 Found Property 17:09:33 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010797 Accident-Injury, Traffic 18:01:41 (San Juan Island) CLO

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a single vehicle collision with possible injuries. The driver had apparently lost control of their motor scooter and left the roadway. The driver was transported by SJI EMS.

21-010798 Unconscious ALS 18:04:03 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010799 Domestic Dispute or Assault 18:09:46 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of a domestic. There was no crime committed and the incident was documented.

21-010800 Traffic Violation 18:30:07 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010801 Traffic Violation 18:47:03 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010802 Trouble Unknown 20:19:45 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010803 Traffic Violation 20:52:19 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010804 Traffic Violation 22:20:31 (San Juan Island) NR

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2021

21-010805 Disorderly Conduct 04:46:43 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010806 Animal at Large 07:56:12 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010807 Theft 08:26:20 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy responded to a report of a theft in Friday Harbor. After investigation it was determined that there was no evidence of a theft, one person was trespassed from the business, and a report completed.

21-010808 Harassment 11:33:45 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy took a report of harassment.

21-010809 Trespassing 11:48:14 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010810 Civil Problem 11:52:30 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010811 Deliver Message 12:06:53 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010812 Malicious Mischief 13:07:28 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010813 Welfare Check 13:15:00 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010814 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:25:25 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010815 Vagrancy 14:01:21 (Orcas Island) NR

21-010816 Abandoned Vehicle 14:06:38 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy completed two Junk Vehicle Affidavits at the request of a homeowner to facilitate the disposal of the derelict vehicles.

21-010817 Traffic Hazard 14:15:35 (Lopez Island) NR

Information about permitted oversize load

21-010818 Burglary - Residential 14:21:06 (San Juan Island) ACT

21-010819 Animal at Large 15:44:39 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010820 Civil Problem 16:46:30 (San Juan Island) NR

21-010821 Trespassing 20:24:55 (Orcas Island) CAA

Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a trespassing call at a local business. The subject was removed and charges were forwarded to the PA's Office.

21-010822 Accident-NonInj 21:17:40 (Orcas Island) ACT

21-010823 Citizen Assist 22:17:17 (San Juan Island) ACT

21-010824 Citizen Assist 00:28:08 NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 167

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