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San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log Aug. 31-Sept.6: Vehicle prowls, assault on deputy, trespassing, threats, dog problems

San Juan County Deputies responded to 212 calls from August 31- September 6, 2022 including: A person threw their coffee on an Orcas Island deputy and fled the scene after being told they were under arrest and not free to leave. They were found shortly after, arrested and transported to Friday Harbor. Multiple reports of vehicle prowls on San Juan Island. Cash, keys, credit cards, identification and other personal belongings were stolen from multiple vehicles. A San Juan Island deputy searched an area for a missing person. The missing person was found safe; turned out she had wandered into the wrong cabin while intoxicated and had fallen asleep.

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.


22-006301 Trespassing 08:50:41 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006302 Citizen Dispute 09:11:45 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006303 Found Property 09:28:43 (Orcas Island) ACT

22-006304 Trespassing 10:20:08 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas was dispatched to a trespassing call. The suspect was found and informed that they would be arrested if they trespassed again at the Eastsound business.

22-006305 Assault - Body Force 10:32:46 (Orcas Island) CAA

A deputy on Orcas contacted a person that had probable cause for their arrest. The person threw their coffee on the deputy and fled the scene after being told they were under arrest and not free to leave. They were shortly found after, arrested and transported to Friday Harbor.

22-006307 Trouble Unknown 11:13:44 (Orcas Island) UNF

22-006308 Domestic Dispute or Assault 11:32:15 (Orcas Island) INA

Deputies responded to a domestic dispute between juvenile siblings on Orcas Island. An investigation was conducted and a report was written documenting the incident.

22-006309 Traffic Violation 12:00:22 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006310 Traffic Violation 12:14:57 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006311 Vehicle Prowl 12:32:27 (San Juan Island) INA

22-006312 Vehicle Prowl 12:36:10 (San Juan Island) INA

22-006313 Vehicle Prowl 13:03:02 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to multiple reports of vehicle prowls. Cash, keys, credit cards, identification and other personal belongings were stolen from multiple vehicles. An investigation is on-going. A report was completed.

22-006314 Fraud 13:10:48 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006315 Animal at Large 13:26:59 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a dog at large. The dog was located and returned to the owner and the owner was issued an infraction for dog at large, 2nd offense.

22-006316 Traffic Hazard 13:28:13 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006317 Found Property 13:47:44 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006318 Animal at Large 13:48:18 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006319 Traffic Violation 13:53:26 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006320 Found Property 13:57:02 (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy on San Juan Island took custody of a wallet that had been found in Friday Harbor. The owner was notified but was already on the ferry to the mainland. The wallet owner returned to Friday Harbor the same day and retrieved their wallet. An informational report was completed.

22-006321 Theft 14:25:54 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island was informed that street signs had been stolen. Public works was notified. There is currently no suspect information or workable leads. A report was completed.

22-006322 Civil Problem 14:48:18 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island was present during a court ordered standby. The process went without incident or disputes. A report was completed.

22-006323 Vehicle Prowl 14:52:24 (San Juan Island) INA

22-006324 Drowning 15:53:24 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006325 Trouble Unknown 16:40:01 (San Juan Island) UNF

22-006326 Boating Problem 16:40:49 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of someone littering into the water. The possible suspect was unable to be contacted at the time. Photographs were taken and a report was completed.

22-006327 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 16:57:12 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006328 Animal at Large 17:10:06 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006329 Weapons Noise 18:44:50 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006330 Unwanted Person 20:32:51 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006331 Area Check 20:57:55 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006332 Mental Health 22:25:55 NR

22-006333 Injury 23:27:52 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to an issue in the jail. An inmate eventually calmed themselves down enough for deputies to escort the individual to the safety cell. A report was completed.


22-006334 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 00:41:15 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a prowler. The Deputy did not locate anyone in the area, but the reporting party had video of the incident. This case is still under investigation.

22-006335 Welfare Check 01:03:43 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006336 Parking Problem 08:07:54 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006337 Parking Problem 08:09:09 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006338 Agency Assistance 08:17:24 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas responded to an agency assist. CPS had forwarded an intake for local law enforcement to help out with. A report was taken.

22-006339 Citizen Assist 08:21:17 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a citizen assist regarding a report of a note posted threatening them. Security camera footage was reviewed from the area but no suspects were identified. The incident was documented.

22-006340 Citizen Assist 08:36:11 (Lopez Island) ACT

22-006341 Fraud 09:41:47 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006342 Domestic Dispute or Assault 10:04:57 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006344 Deliver Message 10:49:32 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-006343 Trouble Unknown 10:49:47 INA

22-006345 Citizen Assist 11:38:26 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006346 Abandoned Vehicle 11:54:55 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006347 Citizen Dispute 11:59:47 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006348 Assault - Body Force 13:40:32 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy was assaulted by an inmate during a court hearing in the jail. The inmate was taken back into custody and put back the the cell.

22-006349 Fraud 13:59:23 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006350 Citizen Assist 14:37:04 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006351 Trouble Unknown 14:40:19 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006352 Citizen Assist 14:42:39 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006353 Malicious Mischief 14:54:22 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006354 Sick or Injured Animal 15:01:58 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006355 Domestic Dispute or Assault 15:06:14 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-006356 Vehicle Prowl 15:22:38 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006357 Vicious Animal 15:47:45 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006358 Traffic Violation 16:12:28 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006359 Found Property 17:35:03 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006360 Sex Offense 19:28:21 (Orcas Island) CAA

An Orcas Island Deputy investigated an allegation of sexual assault on the 1300 block of Mt. Baker Rd. The investigation is ongoing.

22-006361 Unwanted Person 20:04:03 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006362 Court Order Violation 20:08:16 (San Juan Island) UNF

22-006363 Welfare Check 20:30:56 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006364 Theft 21:48:12 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was contacted in reference to a Theft. The person reported their bike was taken from a location in Friday Harbor. The person provided photos and information on the bike. Report taken.

22-006365 Unwanted Person 22:24:57 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of an unwanted person. The person left the area and was not located.


22-006366 Animal Noise 01:46:46 UNF

22-006367 Noise Complaint /not dogs 08:38:24 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006368 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:45:42 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas responded to a suspicious call near Orcas Road. The reporting party was given advice about how to help deter unwanted guests.

22-006369 Citizen Assist 09:08:51 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006370 Traffic Violation 09:40:18 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006371 Threats 10:10:46 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006372 Welfare Check 10:31:47 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006373 Citizen Assist 10:42:03 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006374 Parking Problem 11:18:42 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006375 Fraud 11:19:38 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006376 Patient Transfer 12:36:00 (San Juan Island) INA

22-006377 Parking Problem 13:13:21 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006378 Disorderly Conduct 13:42:18 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident was contacted near the skate park and given a warning for possessing an open container of alcohol.

22-006379 Illegal Fireworks 13:47:49 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006380 Trouble Unknown 13:51:59 NR

22-006381 Vicious Animal 13:59:42 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006382 Parking Problem 14:23:59 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006383 Parking Problem 14:54:54 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006384 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 15:19:32 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006385 Information Report 16:25:17 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy authored a courtesy report regarding a late reported collision on private property.

22-006386 Controlled Substance Problem 16:52:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006387 Parking Problem 17:18:35 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island issued two illegally parked vehicles. The vehicles were also posted for 24 hour tow notice due to not legally being allowed on public roads.

22-006388 Missing Person 17:38:25 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006389 Area Check 20:28:56 (Orcas Island) CLO

22-006390 Traffic Violation 21:20:57 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island stopped a driver with a suspended driver's license. The case was forwarded to the prosecutor's office for charging decision.

22-006391 Trouble Unknown 21:22:36 (Shaw Island) NR

22-006392 Citizen Assist 21:43:53 (San Juan Island) NR


22-006393 Noise Complaint /not dogs 02:07:27 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006394 Trouble Unknown 05:06:09 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006395 Accident-HitRun 06:23:44 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Hit and Run in the San Juan Island area. The deputy took photos of both involved vehicles and spoke with the witness. No crime appeared to be committed at this time. Report taken.

22-006396 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:47:45 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006397 Animal at Large 08:56:03 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006398 Theft 09:23:05 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of theft. The incident was documented.

22-006399 Parking Problem 09:23:34 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006400 Animal at Large 09:39:18 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006401 Found Property 09:41:01 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy received an item as Found Property. The property was entered into evidence. Report taken.

22-006402 Found Property 09:47:15 (Lopez Island) INA

A county employee found an e-bike in the bushes near the Lopez skatepark. Attempts will be made to locate the owner.

22-006403 Traffic Hazard 10:09:59 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006404 Traffic Violation 10:15:13 (Lopez Island) INA

22-006405 Citizen Assist 10:16:07 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006406 Citizen Assist 10:51:01 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a citizen assist. No crime was committed and the incident was documented.

22-006407 Area Check 12:59:28 (Orcas Island) CLO

22-006408 Traffic Hazard 13:15:18 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006409 Animal Noise 13:49:41 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006410 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:55:26 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006411 Weapons Noise 14:38:48 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006412 Threats 14:53:07 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006413 Theft 15:01:54 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006414 Trouble Unknown 15:16:29 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006415 Parking Problem 15:27:52 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006416 Traffic Violation 15:34:12 (Orcas Island) CLO

22-006417 Animal Bite 17:53:33 INA

22-006418 Noise Complaint /not dogs 18:10:24 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006419 Unwanted Person 18:35:28 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006420 Abandoned Vehicle 18:50:44 (San Juan Island) INA

22-006421 Trouble Unknown 19:16:40 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006422 Noise Complaint /not dogs 19:38:53 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006423 Traffic Violation 19:50:22 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006424 Controlled Substance Problem 20:02:38 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006425 Traffic Violation 20:15:48 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006426 Parking Problem 21:02:36 (Orcas Island) UNF

22-006427 Noise Complaint /not dogs 23:20:51 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006428 Weapons Noise 23:32:01 (Orcas Island) NR


22-006429 Controlled Substance Problem 00:24:54 CLO

22-006430 Missing Person 02:06:59 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a missing person. The deputy searched the area with other individuals who were on scene. The missing person was found safe; it was learned that she had wandered into the wrong cabin while intoxicated and had fallen asleep. A report was completed.

22-006431 Trouble Unknown 02:14:21 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006432 Trauma BLS 08:16:31 (Lopez Island) INA 9/4/22-A Lopez deputy responded to an injured person incident. A report was completed. District 3 information

22-006433 Citizen Assist 08:44:07 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006434 Welfare Check 09:32:09 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006435 Welfare Check 09:58:51 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006436 Runaway Juvenile 10:40:59 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006437 Area Check 12:03:32 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006438 Malicious Mischief 12:09:06 (San Juan Island) NR

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of vandalism. A possible road rage incident turned into a subject vandalizing another person's vehicle. Case is currently being investigated.

22-006439 Confidential 12:59:07 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-006440 Traffic Hazard 13:14:54 (Lopez Island) INA

22-006441 Harassment 14:18:03 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident reported harassment from a neighbor who was photographing a contractor who was evaluating a job on the reporting persons property. A report was completed and civil court information was provided.

22-006442 Hazardous Materials Spill 14:31:33 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006443 Boating Problem 15:16:55 UNF

22-006444 Welfare Check 15:39:51 (San Juan Island) UNF

22-006445 Accident-Injury, Traffic 15:55:17 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-006446 Traffic Violation 16:31:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006447 Abandoned Vehicle 17:02:43 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006448 DUI 17:58:30 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006449 DUI 18:10:12 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006450 Sick or Injured Animal 18:13:09 (Orcas Island) UNF

22-006451 Trouble Unknown 18:33:03 UNF

22-006452 CPR ALS 18:45:23 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006453 Welfare Check 22:00:57 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006454 Area Check 22:02:09 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006455 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:06:10 (Orcas Island) CIC A deputy on Orcas Island responded to a noise complaint. The resident had recently received verbal warnings for noise violations. The resident was issued a notice of infraction for violation of the San Juan County noise ordinance.

22-006456 DUI 22:23:23 (Orcas Island) NR


22-006457 DUI 01:29:12 INA

22-006458 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 02:36:44 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006459 Sick or Injured Animal 08:48:42 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006460 Accident-NonInj 09:55:06 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006461 Sick or Injured Animal 10:21:47 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006462 Trouble Unknown 11:24:40 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006463 Unsecure Premise 12:41:21 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006464 Found Property 12:45:31 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006466 Citizen Assist 13:33:28 (Lopez Island) INA

22-006467 Vicious Animal 13:40:16 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006468 Found Property 14:35:16 (San Juan Island) NR

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of found property. A lost wallet was entered into evidence due to not being able to locate the owner.

22-006469 Domestic Dispute or Assault 14:36:35 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of domestic violence. The incident was investigated and found no crime had occurred.

22-006470 Domestic Dispute or Assault 15:22:37 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006471 Parking Problem 15:58:01 UNF

22-006472 Trouble Unknown 17:01:42 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006473 Traffic Violation 17:52:49 (Orcas Island) CLO

22-006474 Traffic Violation 19:16:14 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006475 Trespassing 19:41:19 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006476 Fraud 21:00:55 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of credit card fraud. The card was unknowingly lost, then was being used in Friday Harbor. An investigation ensued and is ongoing. A report was completed.

22-006477 Animal Noise 22:05:52 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006478 Unwanted Person 22:26:30 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006479 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:38:30 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of suspicious activity. A citizen came home, and their dog was not in their house. The dog was returned home by a neighbor, which the citizen found to be suspicious. A report was completed.


22-006480 Noise Complaint /not dogs 00:17:42 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006481 Unwanted Person 00:54:37 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006482 Animal at Large 01:45:21 INA

22-006483 Mental Health 04:02:47 (San Juan Island) CLO

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of a person in a mental health crisis. The individual was voluntarily transported to the hospital for further treatment. A report was completed.

22-006484 Alarm 05:36:46 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006485 Traffic Hazard 06:00:56 NR

22-006486 Vicious Animal 06:21:30 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006487 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 07:25:14 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006488 Citizen Assist 08:33:15 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006489 Theft 09:16:39 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to a Theft in the Friday Harbor area. A business had caught a person taking items without paying of them on security camera. The person was contacted and the items recover. A report was forwarded to PA's Office charging Theft 3rd.

22-006490 Vehicle Prowl 09:27:06 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006491 Civil Problem 10:17:45 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006492 Accident-NonInj 10:42:53 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island Deputy was called out for a non-injury motor vehicle accident on private property. The driver had misjudged the driveway's trajectory and ended up high centered on large rocks. A tow agency was called by the vehicle owner and an informational report was taken.

22-006493 Trespassing 11:22:11 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006494 Burglary - Residential 12:00:36 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a burglary. The owner has memory issues, and it was found that someone had been hired to remove items from the house due to the owner moving. The incident was documented.

22-006495 Vicious Animal 12:00:57 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of an animal problem. A dog owner was walking their dog off leash when it got into a fight with another dog, which was on a leash. The leashed dog's owner attempted to stop the fight and was bitten by the off-leash dog, causing minor injury.

22-006496 Animal at Large 12:17:50 UNF

22-006497 Controlled Substance Problem 12:49:58 (San Juan Island) CJA

A deputy was dispatched to a Drug Problem in the Friday Harbor area. One person was charged with drug possession. Report taken.

22-006498 Traffic Violation 12:52:43 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006499 Citizen Assist 13:13:54 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006500 Trouble Unknown 14:13:44 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006501 Alarm 14:58:20 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006502 Traffic Violation 15:17:01 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006503 Fraud 15:35:37 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006504 Domestic Dispute or Assault 15:46:32 (San Juan Island) NR

A San Juan deputy responded to a walk-in report of a domestic. No crime was committed and the incident was documented.

22-006505 Found Property 17:46:03 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006506 Animal Noise 19:02:39 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006507 Noise Complaint /not dogs 20:31:10 CLO

22-006508 DUI 20:40:51 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006509 Parking Problem 22:08:24 (Orcas Island) CIC

22-006510 Parking Problem 22:16:16 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006511 Traffic Violation 22:24:50 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006512 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:37:13 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006513 Citizen Assist 23:46:55 (San Juan Island) NR


22-006514 Accident-NonInj 00:39:00 (Orcas Island) ACT

Total Incidents for This Report: 212