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San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log March 30-April 5: Stolen tires, loose dogs, distressed boater, bus accident

San Juan County Deputies responded to 158 calls from March 30- April 5, 2022 including: An Orcas island deputy was dispatched to the Orcas Island Park and Ride for a reported theft. Two tires and wheels had been removed from a vehicle parked in the lot. A Lopez Island Deputy investigated a threats complaint at Lopez Island skatepark. A parent confronted an adult male who had been verbally hostile toward his juvenile son. There was no crime and the adult male said he would avoid the skatepark and juvenile in the future. Orcas Island Deputies responding to a boater in distress located the boater in the Strait of Juan de Fuca just south of San Juan Island. Deputies assisted one of the boaters onto the Sheriff's boat and eventually towed the distressed boat to Friday Harbor without incident. San Juan deputies responded to a report of an unwanted person. The person was a resident at the house and could not be removed.

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, MARCH 30, 2022

22-001889 Traffic Hazard 07:57:25 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001890 Unwanted Person 07:59:47 (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy on Orcas responded to an unwanted person at Island Market. The person was given a Trespass Warning Letter and informed that if they returned they would be arrested for trespassing.

22-001891 Assault - Body Force 09:36:18 (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to an assault. The victim and witnesses were interviewed, and camera footage was obtained. The suspect left the scene and deputies are looking for the individual.

22-001892 Citizen Assist 09:56:37 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001893 Welfare Check 10:26:21 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001894 Agency Assistance 11:06:45 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island attempted to contact a fraud victim that was reported by another agency. The deputy has attempted to contact the victim multiple times over several days via telephone and at their residence. The deputy has not been able to reach them.

22-001895 Agency Assistance 12:17:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001896 Animal at Large 12:44:20 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001897 Traffic Violation 12:46:57 (Lopez Island) NR

22-001898 Abandoned Vehicle 13:05:33 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001899 Agency Assistance 14:04:58 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island conducted a welfare check at a residence per the request of CPS. A report was completed.

22-001900 Fraud 14:45:37 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a fraud call. A Lopez citizen received a phone call from a scammer claiming they represent a tech company. They convinced the citizen to buy gift cards from the Village Market and send them the activation codes. A report was taken.

22-001901 Fraud 15:08:25 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan Island Deputy responded to a call back report of a Fraud that appeared to occur on Lopez Island. The caller reported that an unknown person had opened an account with Rock Island in his name on Lopez Island. Investigation revealed this was a case of mistaken identity & no crime occurred.

22-001902 Traffic Violation 16:32:57 (Lopez Island) NR

22-001903 Disorderly Conduct 16:41:38 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001904 Traffic Violation 17:16:37 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001905 Traffic Hazard 17:22:23 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001906 Abandoned Vehicle 17:58:57 NR

22-001907 Trespassing 18:23:57 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001908 Welfare Check 18:35:14 (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas Island Deputy issued a no trespass warning letter to a subject for the Orcas Food Co-Op 138 North Beach Rd.

22-001909 Found Property 18:55:39 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001910 Area Check 19:48:42 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001911 Animal at Large 20:12:42 (San Juan Island) CIC

A deputy responded to a report of a dog-at-large. The dog was known to the Sheriff's Office and was collected. The owner was issued an infraction for dog-at-large - 2nd offense when the dog was returned to them.

THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2022

22-001912 Burglary - Residential 02:02:15 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001913 Trouble Unknown 06:04:45 UNF

22-001914 Theft 07:28:51 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas responded to a theft of a canoe off a dock near Eastsound. A report was taken and there are no suspects at this time.

22-001915 Mental Health 08:17:22 UNF

22-001916 Traffic Violation 08:39:42 (Lopez Island) FAL

22-001917 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:54:58 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001918 Disorderly Conduct 09:43:37 (Lopez Island) INA

22-001919 Citizen Assist 10:35:26 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001920 Citizen Assist 11:10:23 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001921 Civil Problem 11:26:53 (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy on San Juan Island conducted a Civil Service of a Temporary order for Protection via email per RCW 7.105.150. The related documentation was attached to the report files and a report completed.

22-001922 Welfare Check 11:41:53 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001923 Court Order Violation 11:56:52 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001924 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 12:39:21 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001925 Parking Problem 13:26:41 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001926 Trespassing 13:44:51 (Orcas Island) NR

An Orcas Island served two subjects with no trespass warning letters for Tide Pool Coffeehouse 365 North Beach Rd.

22-001927 Sex Offense 14:05:16 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001928 Agency Assistance 14:18:42 (Lopez Island) INA

22-001929 Citizen Assist 14:36:18 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001930 Citizen Dispute 15:42:40 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001931 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:40:46 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001932 Wanted Person 17:07:08 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001933 Traffic Violation 17:19:19 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the owner did not have a driver's license. The driver was issued infractions for no valid license with ID, no insurance and failure to notify DOL of address change. This was the sixth time being stopped with no driver's license or insurance since 2021.

22-001934 Sick or Injured Animal 17:27:44 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001935 Area Check 18:00:46 (Lopez Island) NR

22-001936 Area Check 18:08:52 (Lopez Island) NR

22-001937 Traffic Violation 18:35:32 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001938 Citizen Dispute 19:15:46 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy investigated a threats complaint in the Lopez Island Village. A parent confronted an adult male who had been verbally hostile toward his juvenile son at the skatepark. There was no crime and the adult male said he would avoid the skatepark and juvenile in the future.

22-001939 Boating Problem 19:28:53 (Orcas Island) CLO

Orcas Island Deputies responded to a boater in distress. Deputies located the boater in the Strait of Juan de Fuca just south of San Juan Island. Deputies assisted one of the boaters onto the Sheriff's boat and eventually towed the distressed boat to Friday Harbor without incident.

22-001940 Citizen Assist 19:44:39 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001941 Missing Person 20:22:48 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001942 Communications Problem 22:50:35 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001943 Traffic Violation 23:09:48 (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2022

22-001944 Harassment 07:34:44 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001945 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:52:54 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001946 Mental Health 09:55:47 ACT

22-001947 Controlled Substance Problem 10:09:37 (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of found drugs. The suspect is a juvenile and the report was sent to Juvenile Services.

22-001948 Theft 10:11:43 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001949 Sick or Injured Animal 10:39:55 (Lopez Island) INA

22-001950 Communications Problem 11:49:23 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001951 Communications Problem 13:05:37 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001952 Weapons Offense 13:17:12 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001953 Weapon Safekeeping 13:27:12 (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy was dispatched to a safekeeping call at the Orcas sub-station. The reporting party wanted to turn in some old handguns to be destroyed. A report was taken and the handguns booked into the evidence room.

22-001954 Citizen Assist 13:48:23 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001955 Found Property 14:31:12 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001956 Civil Problem 14:40:56 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001957 Disorderly Conduct 15:10:28 (Lopez Island) INA

22-001958 Citizen Assist 15:38:15 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001959 Accident-HitRun 16:37:58 (San Juan Island) ACT

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a hit and run collision in Friday Harbor. No suspect information was available.

22-001960 Disorderly Conduct 16:50:22 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001961 Welfare Check 17:00:13 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001962 Unwanted Person 18:28:21 (San Juan Island) CLO

San Juan deputies responded to a report of an unwanted person. The person was a resident at the house and could not be removed. The incident was documented.

22-001963 Traffic Violation 19:18:17 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001964 Traffic Hazard 19:40:33 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001965 DUI 20:15:24 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001966 Citizen Dispute 20:40:30 NR

22-001967 Traffic Violation 21:47:01 (Orcas Island) NR

SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2022

22-001968 Traffic Violation 01:02:42 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001969 Fraud 09:24:49 (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas deputy received a call about a potential fraud of a victim in Eastsound. A report was taken.

22-001970 Traffic Violation 10:34:54 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped an unlicensed driver. The driver was issued an infraction for no valid operator's license and no insurance.

22-001971 Trouble Unknown 12:04:23 ACT

22-001972 Traffic Violation 14:39:20 (Lopez Island) INA

22-001973 Traffic Violation 14:47:38 (Orcas Island) CAA

An Orcas Island Deputy conducted a traffic stop on the 400 block of Crescent Beach Rd. The driver was found to have a suspended driver license. The driver was issued a NOI for expired registration, no proof of current insurance and suspended license.

22-001974 Animal at Large 15:24:37 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001975 Traffic Hazard 15:54:26 (Lopez Island) NR

22-001976 Vicious Animal 16:24:08 (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez citizen reported a deer carcass being consumed by eagles on Center Road. The citizen was concerned that the eagles may be in danger of traffic. A Deputy responded and ensured that the deer was far enough off the road. No eagles were harmed.

22-001977 Theft 16:43:42 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a theft complaint in the Eastsound area. The investigation is ongoing.

22-001978 Traffic Violation 17:00:46 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001981 Citizen Dispute 17:33:19 (Orcas Island) UNF

22-001979 Traffic Violation 17:45:28 (Lopez Island) NR

22-001980 Animal at Large 17:51:24 (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez Deputy responded to a report of a German Shepherd running loose on Cross Road. By the time the Deputy arrived, the dog was nowhere to be found and the road was clear.

22-001982 Area Check 19:42:33 (Lopez Island) NR

22-001983 Traffic Violation 21:05:02 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001984 Domestic Dispute or Assault 21:23:32 (San Juan Island) CJA

A deputy was dispatched to a Domestic in the Friday Harbor area. The deputy arrived and contacted the people involved. After interviewing the involved people, one person was arrested for MIP. Report taken.

22-001985 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:08:32 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001986 Traffic Stop 23:25:29 (Orcas Island) ACT

22-001987 Traffic Violation 23:27:33 (Orcas Island) NR

SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2022

22-001988 Area Check 01:39:42 (Orcas Island) NR

22-001989 Alarm 09:33:38 INA

22-001990 Runaway Juvenile 10:11:41 (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas Island Deputy took a Missing Person / Runaway Juvenile report. The juvenile was entered into the national database as a runaway.

22-001991 Civil Problem 10:35:49 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001992 Citizen Assist 11:09:03 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy was contacted regarding on-going civil issues on Center Island. Civil enforcement of existing HOA rules was suggested.

22-001993 Boating Problem 11:19:16 (Lopez Island) INA

22-001994 Traffic Hazard 12:07:36 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001995 Citizen Assist 12:16:44 (San Juan Island) NR

22-001996 Accident-Injury, Traffic 12:47:00 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a two vehicle collision. The driver of one of the vehicle's failed to yield the right of way to the on coming vehicle. The driver was issued an infraction for fail to yield right of way.

22-001997 Accident-NonInj 13:15:52 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a vehicle that went off the roadway into trees and a fence. The driver was removed from the vehicle by fire personnel and was transported to the hospital. The driver is suspected of DUI and a search warrant for blood was obtained. A report was completed.

22-001998 Citizen Assist 14:58:22 (Orcas Island) CAA

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

22-001999 Traffic Violation 16:53:12 (Lopez Island) INA

22-002000 Citizen Assist 17:44:02 (San Juan Island) NR

22-002001 Citizen Dispute 17:46:22 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Citizen Dispute in the Friday Harbor area. The deputy arrived and contacted the people involved. After speaking with the involved people, the incident was determined to be a verbal domestic. The people were separated and a report taken.

22-002002 Trouble Unknown 17:58:14 INA

22-002003 Agency Assistance 18:27:52 (San Juan Island) INA

22-002004 Wanted Person 18:38:00 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy located a person with an outstanding warrant. They were arrested and booked into jail without incident.

22-002005 Citizen Assist 19:38:07 (Lopez Island) CLO

A Lopez Deputy provided a courtesy transport to a tourist, who was involved in a car accident.

22-002006 Alarm 23:56:53 (San Juan Island) FAL

MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2022

22-002007 Welfare Check 00:12:57 (San Juan Island) NR

22-002008 Trouble Unknown 03:42:00 (San Juan Island) NR

22-002009 Theft 09:17:25 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-002010 Welfare Check 10:02:55 (Orcas Island) NR

22-002011 Citizen Assist 10:24:19 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-002012 Traffic Violation 10:30:53 (San Juan Island) NR

22-002013 Theft 11:07:34 (Orcas Island) ACT

22-002014 Citizen Assist 12:05:43 (San Juan Island) NR

22-002015 Boating Problem 12:36:56 (Orcas Island) NR

22-002016 Traffic Violation 15:34:06 (Lopez Island) INA

22-002017 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 15:57:08 (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report from a citizen of suspicious activity near their residence. The Deputy contacted the owner of the vehicle, and it was determined that no crime had been committed. A report was completed.

22-002018 Traffic Violation 18:42:26 (Lopez Island) NR

22-002019 Traffic Violation 19:12:57 (Lopez Island) NR

22-002020 Traffic Violation 19:27:39 (San Juan Island) NR

TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2022

22-002021 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 00:40:50 (Orcas Island) NR

22-002023 Alarm 01:38:30 ACT

22-002022 Death Investigation 01:39:15 (Orcas Island) CLO

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a death investigation.

22-002024 Alarm 04:49:06 (San Juan Island) NR

22-002025 Traffic Hazard 07:54:09 (Orcas Island) NR

22-002026 Animal at Large 08:04:50 (Lopez Island) NR

22-002027 CPR ALS 08:08:42 (Orcas Island) CLO

Deputies responded to an unattended death in Eastsound. It was determined the subject died of natural causes.

22-002028 Domestic Dispute or Assault 08:18:33 (Orcas Island) INA

Deputies on Orcas responded to a domestic near Westsound. After an investigation was completed the suspect was arrested. A report was taken.

22-002029 Citizen Assist 09:01:10 (San Juan Island) NR

22-002030 Traffic Violation 09:21:23 (San Juan Island) NR

22-002031 Traffic Violation 11:44:04 (Lopez Island) NR

22-002032 Traffic Violation 12:55:00 (San Juan Island) NR

22-002033 Fraud 13:27:15 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of financial fraud. The victim sustained monetary loss. There are no workable leads at this time. A report was completed and the Deputy is awaiting additional documents to be emailed in by the caller.

22-002034 Agency Assistance 13:43:06 (Orcas Island) NR

22-002035 Parking Problem 14:01:14 (Orcas Island) NR

22-002036 Traffic Hazard 14:25:19 (San Juan Island) INA

22-002037 Traffic Violation 14:28:42 (Lopez Island) NR

22-002038 Accident-Injury, Traffic 15:43:48 (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas Island Deputies were dispatched with Orcas Fire & Rescue to a reported school bus accident with injuries. Units arrived to find the bus over 150 feet off the roadway down an embankment. The bus driver was flown off island to receive treatment and all the students were safe and returned to parents once

22-002039 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:51:09 (Orcas Island) NR

22-002040 Theft 17:25:07 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas island deputy was dispatched to the Orcas Island Park and Ride for a reported theft. Two tires and wheels had been removed from a vehicle parked in the lot. The investigation is ongoing.

22-002043 Wildland Fire 20:07:23 (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a wildland fire with Orcas Island Fire & Rescue. It was determined to be an illegal burn. a report was taken and was forwarded to the county Fire Marshal's Office.

22-002042 Fraud 20:15:29 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of fraud. There are no suspects at this time and a report was made.

22-002041 Traffic Violation 20:16:49 (San Juan Island) NR

22-002044 Juvenile Problem 20:47:15 (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas Island Deputy was dispatched to a juvenile problem. A report was taken.

22-002045 Citizen Assist 20:51:00 (Orcas Island) NR

22-002046 Traffic Violation 20:58:31 (San Juan Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 158

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