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San Juan Island Sheriff's Log August 3-9: Dog bite, extortion, vehicle prowls, assault, sinking boat, trespassing

San Juan County Deputies responded to 213 calls from August 3-9, 2022 including: A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to an extortion complaint. An investigation commenced. Deputies on Lopez Island responded to a report of disorderly conduct. The individual was breaking their own items while remodeling a trailer. No physical contact or threats were made towards any other person. The individual said they would leave for a few days. San Juan Island  deputies responded to a report of a welfare check on an anchored boat. A pickup order was issued through a mental health professional and the deputies contacted the individual, who was uncooperative. Due to the safety risks on the boat, deputies did not attempt physical force and cleared. A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of an assault that occurred earlier in the night. An unknown subject assaulted a resident when they heard something on their property.

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 3, 2022

22-005437 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 06:57:46 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005438 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 07:25:46 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005439 Found Property 09:47:18 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005440 Vicious Animal 10:25:54 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005441 Boating Problem 11:05:15 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy responded to a complaint of two boats moored without a permit at the Roche Harbor County Dock. Infractions were issued for moorage without a permit.

22-005442 Vehicle Prowl 13:15:03 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Lopez Island received a report involving a vehicle prowl. The wallet was later found with nothing missing.

22-005443 Citizen Assist 14:00:22 (Lopez Island) NR

22-005444 Accident-NonInj 15:32:03 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a non-injury collision. The incident was documented.

22-005445 Citizen Assist 15:58:28 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005446 Theft 16:40:13 (Lopez Island) INA 

A Lopez Deputy responded to a reported theft of a garden hose. A report was taken.

22-005447 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 18:08:23 (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy on San Juan Island spoke with a citizen who is having an ongoing neighborly dispute. No law violation appeared to have occurred. A report was completed.

22-005448 Trouble Unknown 18:39:23 UNF

22-005449 Trouble Unknown 18:42:29 UNF

22-005450 Citizen Assist 18:53:42 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005451 DUI 19:14:19 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005452 Malicious Mischief 19:16:30 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005453 Traffic Violation 19:47:21 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005454 Fraud 19:54:43 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005455 Trouble Unknown 19:58:36 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005456 Traffic Violation 21:39:49 (Orcas Island) CAA

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 41 miles per hour in a 25 miles per hour zone.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2022

22-005457 Welfare Check 07:38:59 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005458 Trouble Unknown 10:04:35 INA

22-005459 Welfare Check 10:05:21 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005460 Animal at Large 10:09:52 (Lopez Island) NR

A dog was turned in to a Lopez deputy. The owner was found a short time later.

22-005461 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 10:18:25 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005462 Animal at Large 11:05:38 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005463 Traffic Violation 11:18:20 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005464 Citizen Assist 11:26:18 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005465 Abandoned Vehicle 12:40:56 INA

22-005466 Traffic Violation 12:44:03 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 50 MPH in a posted 35 MPH speed zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speed and was given multiple warnings.

22-005467 Traffic Violation 13:07:10 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the driver had a suspended driver's license. The deputy's report was sent to the Prosecutor's Office for charges of DWLS 3rd degree and failure to transfer title within 45 days. An infraction was issued for no insurance.

22-005468 Citizen Assist 13:37:38 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005469 Citizen Assist 13:38:04 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005470 Parking Problem 13:47:46 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005471 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:46:45 (Lopez Island) NR

22-005472 Traffic Violation 15:13:18 (San Juan Island) CAA

An off-duty Deputy on San Juan Island observed a driver operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver's license. Charges for DWLS 3rd Degree and fail to transfer title within 45 days was forwarded to the prosecutor's office.

22-005473 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 15:19:44 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005474 Agency Assistance 15:25:57 (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas deputy responded to a complaint at the Prune Alley construction site in Eastsound. It was reported a delivery truck driver was walking in the construction site. The truck driver contacted and the incident was settled by contact.

22-005475 DUI 15:42:33 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005476 Trespassing 16:19:45 (Orcas Island) CAA

An Orcas deputy arrested a male subject for trespassing at an Eastsound store.

22-005478 Welfare Check 16:35:34 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005477 Animal at Large 16:35:38 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005479 Alarm 17:13:11 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005480 Threats 18:43:18 (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to an extortion complaint. An investigation commenced.

22-005481 Trouble Unknown 19:00:35 UNF

22-005482 Attempted Suicide 19:24:21 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of a possible suicide attempt aboard an anchored vessel. The involved party did not meet requirements for involuntary treatment and refused any assistance. Information about the incident was forwarded to Compass Health for follow-up.

22-005483 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:06:11 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005484 Vicious Animal 22:12:27 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005485 Parking Problem 22:42:02 (Orcas Island) NR

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2022

22-005486 Found Property 09:16:08 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005487 Accident-NonInj 09:51:21 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Traffic Accident in the San Juan Island area. The deputy arrived and contacted the people involved. One of the vehicles was making a left hand turn when the second vehicle struck it in the rear. No one was injured. Report taken.

22-005488 Citizen Assist 10:07:39 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005489 Animal at Large 10:32:46 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005490 Trouble Unknown 10:35:56 INA

22-005491 Disorderly Conduct 10:56:12 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies on Lopez Island responded to a report of disorderly conduct. The individual was breaking their own items while remodeling a trailer. No physical contact or threats were made towards any other person. The individual said they would leave for a few days. A report was completed.

22-005492 Malicious Mischief 11:38:33 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy responded to a report of vandalism in Friday Harbor. The caller reported that someone knocked over her plants outside of her apartment spilling the dirt out of the pots. There are no witnesses, no video, & no workable leads. No monetary damage. The caller wanted the incident documented.

22-005493 Missing Person 12:06:20 INA

22-005494 Welfare Check 12:34:03 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of a welfare check on an anchored boat. A pickup order was issued through a mental health professional and the deputies contacted the individual, who was uncooperative. Due to the safety risks on the boat, deputies did not attempt physical force and cleared.

22-005495 Accident-HitRun 13:46:25 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005496 Fraud 13:50:05 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted about a Fraud. The caller reported that there had been unauthorized charges on a credit card. The card had been cancelled after the charges were discovered. Report taken.

22-005497 Accident-HitRun 14:12:02 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident called for assistance with a hit and run collision that occurred in a grocery store parking lot.

22-005498 Found Property 14:33:57 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005499 Assault - Aggravated 14:53:51 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of an assault that occurred earlier in the night. An unknown subject assaulted a resident when they heard something on their property. There is no identifiable suspect or workable leads at this time.

22-005500 Traffic Violation 15:27:31 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005501 Theft 15:28:09 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a theft. The incident was investigated and found to be a civil issue between neighbors.

22-005502 Traffic Violation 15:33:36 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005503 Agency Assistance 15:43:43 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005504 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 16:13:37 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005506 Agency Assistance 16:56:18 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005505 Traffic Violation 16:57:47 (Lopez Island) NR

22-005507 Accident-NonInj 17:12:47 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005508 Agency Assistance 18:18:38 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005509 Citizen Assist 18:32:30 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005510 Trouble Unknown 19:20:00 UNF

22-005511 Traffic Violation 20:17:57 (Lopez Island) INA

22-005512 Trespassing 20:37:22 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005513 Unwanted Person 20:39:24 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005514 Boating Problem 20:41:14 (Lopez Island) INA

A vessel stuck a large rock at the entrance to Fisherman Bay. The Coast Guard, good Samaritans, and vessel assist stabilized the vessel, which was taking on a large amount of water.

22-005515 Traffic Violation 21:00:40 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005516 DUI 22:44:33 (Orcas Island) NR

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2022

22-005517 Citizen Assist 00:15:08 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005518 Welfare Check 01:59:15 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005519 Traffic Hazard 02:06:44 INA

22-005520 Citizen Assist 07:16:02 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005521 Parking Problem 08:39:16 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005522 Aircraft Problem 10:51:47 NR

22-005523 Found Property 11:31:22 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005524 Accident-HitRun 11:35:13 (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas deputy took a report of a hit and run that occurred earlier in Eastsound.

22-005525 Welfare Check 12:14:55 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005526 Traffic Violation 12:35:58 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005527 Communications Problem 12:37:13 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005528 Boating Problem 13:38:35 INA

22-005529 Sick or Injured Animal 13:40:57 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005530 DUI 13:51:19 (Orcas Island) ACT

22-005531 Accident-NonInj 13:51:28 (Lopez Island) INA

22-005532 Welfare Check 14:00:34 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005533 Traffic Violation 14:35:28 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005534 Citizen Assist 14:49:06 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005535 Structure Fire 15:13:14 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005536 Citizen Assist 15:25:52 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005537 Traffic Hazard 15:46:04 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005538 Found Property 15:46:55 (Orcas Island) CLO

A Deputy on Orcas Island received some found property. The Deputy wrote a report and logged the property into the evidence room.

22-005539 Traffic Violation 15:53:48 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005540 Citizen Dispute 16:14:26 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy was called regarding a citizen dispute over landscaping work being done near a property line.

22-005541 Traffic Violation 16:36:45 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the driver had a suspended driver's license. The driver was issued citations for DWLS 3rd degree and driving without an ignition interlock device.

22-005542 Trouble Unknown 17:19:15 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005543 Accident-Injury, Traffic 17:55:05 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005544 Trouble Unknown 19:03:56 UNF

22-005545 Traffic Violation 21:01:15 (Lopez Island) INA

22-005546 Alarm 21:09:18 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005547 Trouble Unknown 22:15:22 UNF

22-005548 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:43:55 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005549 Alarm 22:58:33 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005550 Noise Complaint /not dogs 23:52:38 (San Juan Island) NR

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 2022

22-005551 Alarm 00:36:24 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005552 Citizen Assist 00:39:00 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005553 Alarm 00:44:32 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005554 Vehicle Prowl 05:43:09 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Vehicle Prowl in he Friday Harbor area. The deputy made contact with the caller. Nothing appeared to be taken and the vehicles were not damaged. Report taken.

22-005555 CPR ALS 06:29:06 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Death Investigation in the San Juan Island area. The deputy arrived and investigated the incident. The death appeared to be natural. Report taken.

22-005556 Alarm 07:29:30 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005557 Harassment 08:12:47 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005558 Trouble Unknown 08:57:34 UNF

22-005559 Found Property 09:11:37 UNF

22-005560 Fraud 09:17:12 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of fraud. It was reported that a credit card was stolen and $900 in fraudulent charges were made. An investigation is on going and a report was completed.

22-005561 Civil Problem 10:50:21 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005562 Welfare Check 11:12:58 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005563 Unwanted Person 11:23:28 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005564 Domestic Dispute or Assault 11:53:52 (San Juan Island) UNF

A deputy was dispatched to a Domestic in the Friday Harbor area. The deputy arrived and contacted one of the involved people. The person advised the incident was verbal. The other person involved was contacted by phone and confirmed the incident was verbal. Report taken.

22-005565 Trouble Unknown 11:57:19 UNF

22-005566 Parking Problem 12:55:10 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005567 Missing Person 12:59:10 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island was in Kings Market when a child was reported missing. The child was located on video surveillance walking towards an office in the store. The child was located safe and unharmed, hiding behind a clothes rack. The child was returned to their parent. A report was completed.

22-005568 Traffic Violation 13:04:19 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005569 Agency Assistance 13:06:42 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005570 Citizen Assist 13:10:47 (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy on San Juan Island took custody of old ammunition from a citizen who wanted to turn it in to be destroyed. The ammunition was documented and submitted into evidence for destruction.

22-005571 Trouble Unknown 13:14:03 UNF

22-005572 Malicious Mischief 13:27:50 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005573 Agency Assistance 13:31:58 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005574 Traffic Violation 14:28:42 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005575 Trouble Unknown 14:43:25 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005576 Traffic Violation 14:51:19 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005577 Vicious Animal 15:08:44 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of an animal bite. The victim had their clothes torn by a dog that had left its property. The owner was contacted, and a dog at large notice was issued, and a report was completed.

22-005578 Parking Problem 15:53:14 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005579 Traffic Hazard 16:06:17 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005580 Traffic Violation 16:53:52 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005581 Welfare Check 17:31:59 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005582 Accident-HitRun 18:28:46 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a delayed report of a hit and run accident. A citizen's truck had been sideswiped while parked in Friday Harbor. A witness saw the incident and left a note, there is no further suspect information or workable leads at this time. A report was completed.

22-005583 Threats 19:01:46 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005584 Citizen Dispute 22:17:06 (Orcas Island) NR

MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2022

22-005585 Noise Complaint /not dogs 01:40:54 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005586 Alarm 04:57:52 M Hairston NR

22-005587 Traffic Violation 06:32:47 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005588 Vagrancy 07:38:36 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005589 Welfare Check 07:58:12 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005590 Unwanted Person 08:40:24 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005591 Civil Problem 09:10:47 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005592 Agency Assistance 09:23:01 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005593 Citizen Assist 11:38:57 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005594 Alarm 12:24:00 (Orcas Island) FAL

22-005595 Traffic Hazard 12:46:55 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005597 Disorderly Conduct 12:58:46 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005596 Agency Assistance 12:59:00 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005598 Trouble Unknown 13:13:13 UNF

22-005599 Found Property 13:18:05 (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy responded to a report of a found/abandoned bike on San Juan Island. A serial number check on the bike showed it was not listed as stolen in any reports. An owner was unable to be located and the bike was entered into the property room per policy.

22-005600 Theft 13:22:35 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005601 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:27:30 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005602 Assault - Body Force 13:32:37 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005603 Wanted Person 13:45:05 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island received bail from a person with an outstanding warrant.

22-005604 Unwanted Person 13:48:04 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005605 Vicious Animal 14:24:31 (San Juan Island) INA

22-005606 Citizen Assist 15:57:52 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005607 Citizen Assist 16:03:47 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005608 Fraud 16:15:30 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island was assigned a fraud complaint. The complainant received a fraudulent email from an online vendor requesting she update her information. She provided the requested information. She realized she was being defrauded and cancelled her credit card.

22-005609 Welfare Check 16:24:22 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005610 Traffic Hazard 16:31:58 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005611 Welfare Check 17:00:47 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005612 Missing Person 17:34:06 (Lopez Island) UNF

A man reported missing on Lopez was found a short time later.

22-005613 Animal at Large 18:14:12 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005614 Fire Alarm 18:23:33 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005615 Weapons Noise 18:28:46 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005616 Accident-NonInj 18:38:30 (Orcas Island) UNF

22-005617 Weapons Noise 18:47:35 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005618 Animal at Large 18:49:21 UNF

22-005619 Noise Complaint /not dogs 18:55:11 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005620 Parking Problem 19:23:39 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005621 Citizen Assist 19:58:08 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005622 Assault - Body Force 20:01:07 (San Juan Island) INA

22-005623 Traffic Violation 20:27:58 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005624 Trespassing 22:34:52 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005625 Mental Health 23:11:25 (Orcas Island) NR

TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2022

22-005626 Alarm 04:24:24 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005627 Traffic Hazard 05:05:01 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005628 Animal at Large 08:47:03 (San Juan Island) INA

22-005629 Citizen Assist 09:10:49 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005630 Found Property 10:07:14 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005631 Trouble Unknown 10:17:25 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005632 Trespassing 10:26:15 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Trespassing in the San Juan Island area. The deputy arrived and contacted the person calling. The incident turned out to be a property line dispute. Informational report taken.

22-005633 Theft 13:10:53 M Hairston NR

22-005634 Citizen Assist 13:14:31 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005635 Accident-HitRun 14:16:12 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005636 Vicious Animal 15:04:49 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005637 Fraud 16:19:47 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a walk-in report of fraudulent activity on a credit card. An investigation is ongoing. A report was completed.

22-005638 Citizen Assist 16:30:58 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005639 Traffic Hazard 17:00:29 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005640 Parking Problem 17:15:57 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005641 Welfare Check 17:21:28 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005642 Threats 18:05:36 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of threats. The Deputy spoke with the involved parties, the necessary elements per RCW were not met for it to be an arrestable offense. The victim also wanted the Sheriff's Office to be aware of what happened. A report was completed.

22-005643 DUI 18:09:04 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005644 Alarm 18:22:10 (San Juan Island) NR

22-005645 Boating Problem 18:35:29 UNF

22-005646 Parking Problem 20:11:10 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005647 Trespassing 20:20:13 (Orcas Island) NR

22-005648 Trespassing 21:28:04 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a trespassing call. An unidentifiable individual was captured on a home security camera crossing through a waterfront property to access a private beach. A Deputy arrived on the property, but the trespasser had already moved on.

22-005649 Disorderly Conduct 21:41:15 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to report of disorderly conduct. An individual forced their way into the movie theater after being told there were no more showings for the night, then left. The victim did not want to pursue criminal charges. When the suspect was located, they ran from the Deputy.

Total Incidents for This Report: 213

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