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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands September 14-20, 2022: Possible human remains found, multiple signs found on road, drug use on ferry

San Juan County Deputies responded to 182 calls from September 7-13, 2022 including: A drunk individual called to report that their car keys were taken by their older sibling, who was not allowing them to drive drunk. A Lopez Deputy responded to the scene and thanked the older sibling. Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of an individual ingesting drugs on the ferry. The subjects were contacted and subsequently issued trespassing notices for the state ferries. A deputy was dispatched to a Traffic Hazard in the San Juan Island area. The deputy arrived in the area and located multiple signs; political, garage sale, real estate, lying in the roadway. The deputy picked up the signs. Report taken. A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a report that two people that had previously skipped out on a bar tab had returned to that business. The suspects were contacted, paid the bill and were trespassed from that location.

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, SEPTEMBER 14, 2022

22-006703 Trespassing 07:50:51 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006704 Trouble Unknown 09:54:43 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006705 Trespassing 10:08:06 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006706 Civil Problem 10:20:05 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006707 Animal at Large 10:51:38 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006708 Trouble Unknown 11:46:12 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006709 Found Property 13:27:26 (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas Island Deputy took a found property report. A wallet was booked into evidence for safe keeping.

22-006710 Agency Assistance 13:28:24 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006711 Theft 13:57:32 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a reported theft call. Upon investigation, the item that was taken never belonged to the reporting party and was reclaimed by the legal owner.

22-006712 Found Property 14:00:21 (San Juan Island) CLO

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of found property. The property was entered into evidence as the owner's whereabouts were unknown.

22-006713 Trouble Unknown 14:16:05 (Orcas Island) CLO

22-006714 Civil Problem 14:21:11 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006715 Citizen Dispute 14:26:42 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006716 Abandoned Vehicle 15:34:04 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006717 Found Property 16:30:18 (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy on San Juan Island took custody of a debit card that was found in Friday Harbor. The debit card was entered into evidence as found property. An informational report was completed.

22-006718 Citizen Assist 17:12:04 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006719 Domestic Dispute or Assault 17:14:57 (Lopez Island) CAA

Lopez Island Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance. One of the involved parties was arrested for assault 4th DV. A report was taken.

22-006720 Traffic Violation 17:39:59 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006721 Trouble Unknown 19:48:20 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006722 Trouble Unknown 20:39:35 UNF

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022

22-006723 Parking Problem 06:44:44 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006724 Traffic Violation 07:48:37 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the owner had a suspended driver's license. The driver was issued a criminal citation for DWLS 3rd degree.

22-006725 Welfare Check 08:19:43 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006726 Civil Problem 10:12:14 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006727 Civil Problem 10:53:13 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006728 VIN Inspection 11:25:52 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006729 Citizen Assist 12:09:41 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006730 Area Check 13:38:05 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006731 Agency Assistance 14:01:04 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006732 Welfare Check 14:55:15 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a welfare check. The deputy checked the subject who was fine and did not need any help.

22-006733 Traffic Hazard 15:33:01 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006734 Found Property 16:02:46 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006735 Abandoned Vehicle 16:30:55 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006736 Found Property 16:38:49 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006737 VIN Inspection 16:41:39 (Lopez Island) NR

 

22-006738 Traffic Violation 16:44:41 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Deputy stopped a speeding vehicle. Upon contact, the driver explained that they were heading to their son, who called when he fell off his scooter and is currently bleeding on the side of the road. The Deputy and driver found the son, who had a minor scrape but was not badly injured.

22-006739 Assault - Body Force 16:53:28 (Orcas Island) ACT

22-006740 Trouble Unknown 17:05:19 INA

22-006741 Trespassing 17:52:56 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006742 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 18:02:21 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006743 Trouble Unknown 18:02:31 (Orcas Island) UNF

22-006744 Found Property 18:06:10 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006745 Mental Health 18:24:08 (Orcas Island) NR

A Sheriff Deputy responded to a report of a mental health crisis. It was discovered that the victim was suffering from effects of psychedelic substances. Medical aid was provided and the patient was released to a responsible adult.

22-006746 Mental Health 19:11:20 UNF

22-006747 Lost Property 19:25:27 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006748 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:58:24 (Orcas Island) ACT

A female dropped off a brown paper bag to a local business and left. The item discovered inside was likely to be narcotics. An identification of the person who dropped off the bag is believed to be known. The case is active.

22-006749 Trouble Unknown 20:43:05 UNF

22-006750 Mental Health 20:46:51 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006751 Trespassing 21:01:03 (Orcas Island) CLO

San Juan County Sheriff Personnel witnessed an individual walk into an Eastsound business that he had been trespassed from in the years prior. It has yet to be determined if the subject is still trespassed from the premise at this point. Case continues.

22-006752 Alarm 23:51:35 (San Juan Island) FAL

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022

22-006753 Disorderly Conduct 00:12:55 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006754 Noise Complaint /not dogs 00:41:45 (Lopez Island) INA

22-006755 Alarm 03:17:02 UNF

22-006756 Alarm 06:05:31 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006757 Welfare Check 08:16:20 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Welfare Check in the San Juan Island area. The deputy made contact with the people living at the residence. The deputy did not see any issues. Report taken.

22-006758 Agency Assistance 08:44:34 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-006759 Loitering 08:49:57 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006760 Vagrancy 09:00:41 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006761 Boating Problem 09:17:21 (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas Island Deputy issued a County Mooring Violation infraction to a boat at the Obstruction Pass public dock.

22-006762 Fraud 09:19:16 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island deputy investigated a report of fraud. A victim answered a phone call and forwarded the scammers approximately $2000.00 via Zelle.

22-006763 Citizen Assist 09:46:56 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006764 Parking Problem 10:35:45 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006765 Citizen Assist 11:40:46 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy assisted a citizen with the disposal of an unwanted firearm. The firearm was booked into evidence for destruction and an incident report was authored. ...

22-006766 Parking Problem 11:42:40 (Orcas Island) INA

22-006767 Agency Assistance 12:27:29 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy received a referral from adult protective services. The investigation did not reveal that any crime had been committed. An informational report was completed. ...

22-006768 Accident-HitRun 13:12:25 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to a call of a hit and run accident. Upon arrival it was determined it was not a hit and run and all parties involved had exchanged information. A courtesy report was authored.

22-006769 VIN Inspection 13:57:46 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006771 Accident-HitRun 15:04:52 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a hit and run. The reporting party did not want to pursue the matter as a crime and wanted to go through their insurance. The damage also did not meet the reporting requirements.

22-006770 Traffic Hazard 15:06:05 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006772 Citizen Assist 16:39:58 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006773 Found Property 17:00:00 (San Juan Island) CLO

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of found property. The wallet's owner was contacted and the property was returned.

22-006774 Citizen Assist 17:42:28 (Lopez Island) NR

A drunk individual called to report that their car keys were taken by their older sibling, who was not allowing them to drive drunk. A Lopez Deputy responded to the scene and thanked the older sibling.

22-006775 Unwanted Person 20:47:50 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of an unwanted person. The suspect was arrested for harassment, domestic violence and DUI. The suspect was booked into San Juan County Jail. ...

22-006776 Accident-NonInj 21:36:33 (Orcas Island) CAA

San Juan County Deputies responded to a two-vehicle collision on Orcas Island. It was discovered that the vehicle at fault crossed the double yellow center line, striking the other vehicle. The driver of the causing vehicle was believed to be driving under the influence and was arrested.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2022

22-006777 Noise Complaint /not dogs 00:45:08 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006778 Accident-Injury, Traffic 05:00:31 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-006779 Domestic Dispute or Assault 09:30:17 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez deputy responded to a non-criminal domestic incident. A referral to Safe San Juans was made and a report was written. ...

22-006780 Animal at Large 09:32:36 INA

22-006781 Traffic Violation 10:09:06 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006782 Controlled Substance Problem 12:21:20 (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of an individual ingesting drugs on the ferry. The subjects were contacted and subsequently issued trespassing notices for the state ferries.

22-006783 Trouble Unknown 12:39:11 INA

22-006784 Accident-NonInj 12:45:12 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to non-injury collision on the 700 block of Trail Head Rd. Upon arrival it was determined no accident occurred and the vehicle was only stuck in a ditch with no damage. Courtsey report authored.

22-006785 Welfare Check 14:04:09 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006786 Traffic Violation 14:24:58 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006787 Accident-NonInj 14:59:20 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006788 Fraud 15:17:03 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of possible fraud. The reporting party suspects fraudulent activity on a vulnerable adult's finances. The case is currently being investigated.

22-006789 Sick or Injured Animal 15:19:44 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006790 Traffic Violation 16:00:48 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy responded to a complaint about a speeding motorcycle. A description was obtained and enforcement action will be taken when the rider is located.

22-006791 Trespassing 17:11:31 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a local business who wanted to trespass an individual. A trespass letter was completed, and the individual will be served the letter upon locating them. A report was completed.

22-006792 Theft 17:44:38 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a report that two people that had previously skipped out on a bar tab had returned to that business. The suspects were contacted, paid the bill and were trespassed from that location.

22-006793 Medical Emergency 19:20:35 UNF

22-006794 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:56:09 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006795 Information Report 20:10:22 (Orcas Island) CLO

22-006796 Noise Complaint /not dogs 20:27:07 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006797 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:02:33 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006798 Traffic Hazard 22:36:19 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006799 Noise Complaint /not dogs 23:29:47 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006800 Trouble Unknown 01:19:39 UNF

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2022

22-006801 Traffic Hazard 04:56:48 (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was dispatched to a Traffic Hazard in the San Juan Island area. The deputy arrived in the area and located multiple signs; political, garage sale, real estate, lying in the roadway. The deputy picked up the signs. Report taken.

22-006802 Alarm 07:26:32 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006803 Trouble Unknown 07:46:04 INA

22-006804 Malicious Mischief 09:16:49 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Malicious Mischief in the San Juan Island area. The person was reporting their mailbox had been damaged over the previous night. Photos were taken of the damage. Report taken.

22-006805 Trauma BLS 09:21:03 (Lopez Island) UNF

22-006806 Trouble Unknown 09:37:00 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006807 Citizen Assist 10:53:02 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006808 Animal at Large 11:09:46 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006809 Found Property 12:03:18 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted in reference to Found Property. the person turned over a wallet they found. The wallet was entered into evidence. Report taken.

22-006810 Found Property 13:04:56 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted in reference to Found Property. A person turned over a debit card. The item was entered into evidence. Report taken.

22-006811 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:19:56 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006812 Vicious Animal 13:25:37 (Lopez Island) INA

22-006813 Welfare Check 14:07:36 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a welfare check, the reporting party was concerned with the well being of one of their family members. The deputy located the individual and was informed they were happy and doing fine. A report was completed.

22-006814 Welfare Check 14:13:24 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez EMS and a deputy responded for a welfare check of a person in crisis. Upon medical review, a friend transported the person to the mainland for treatment.

22-006815 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:45:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006816 Alarm 15:14:09 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006817 Traffic Violation 15:57:13 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for passing multiple cyclists and a vehicle in a no passing zone and the driver was issued an infraction. See SECTOR infraction. ...

22-006818 VIN Inspection 17:56:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006819 Traffic Violation 19:03:37 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006820 Area Check 19:23:53 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006821 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:21:10 (San Juan Island) NR

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2022

22-006822 Animal at Large 07:21:27 (Lopez Island) INA

22-006823 Parking Problem 07:34:24 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006824 Death Investigation 08:49:54 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy took a phone call of possible human remains located on Patos Island. An investigation was started and turned over to the San Juan County Coroners Office. No crime is suspected at this time and an incident report was authored.

22-006825 Alarm 09:18:31 (San Juan Island) FAL

22-006826 Alarm 09:22:16 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006827 Trespassing 09:53:27 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006828 Disorderly Conduct 10:25:14 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006829 Welfare Check 10:42:28 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006830 Accident-HitRun 11:04:32 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006831 Civil Problem 11:06:54 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006832 Trouble Unknown 11:09:48 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006833 Found Property 11:20:26 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to Found Property in Friday Harbor. An item had been found in the public restrooms. The deputy took the item and entered it into evidence. Report taken.

22-006834 Harassment 11:36:08 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006835 Accident-Injury, Traffic 12:07:33 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to a Traffic Accident in the San Juan Island area. The deputy located a two vehicle accident with minor injuries. One of the vehicles had drifted into the lane of the other, damaging both vehicles. Report taken.

22-006836 Trespassing 12:15:49 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006837 Found Property 12:26:21 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006838 Welfare Check 12:55:05 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006839 Traffic Enforcement 13:44:24 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006840 Parking Problem 14:14:07 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan responded to a report of a parking problem. The vehicle was located parked blocking a public roadway. The vehicle appeared to be abandoned and no contact information was found for the owner. The vehicle was impounded.

22-006841 Agency Assistance 15:01:25 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006842 Accident-NonInj 15:49:17 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006843 Citizen Assist 15:59:20 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006844 Citizen Assist 16:12:50 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006845 Trouble Unknown 16:30:00 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006846 Civil Problem 16:39:26 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006847 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:53:41 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-006848 Citizen Assist 17:10:31 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006849 Malicious Mischief 17:36:28 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of suspected vandalism at a residence. The deputy photographed the damaged property. There is currently no suspect information or workable leads. A report was completed.

22-006851 Citizen Assist 17:41:04 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006852 Accident-HitRun 18:25:07 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006853 Welfare Check 19:05:38 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a welfare check. The reporting party stated a vulnerable adult was being threatened by the supposed care taker. No crime appeared to have been committed and the suspect left the property and will be issued a trespass notice. ...

22-006854 Vicious Animal 19:22:06 CLO

22-006855 Sick or Injured Animal 20:51:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006856 Traffic Hazard 21:47:29 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006857 Trouble Unknown 21:57:03 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006858 Parking Problem 23:21:13 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006859 Parking Problem 23:26:09 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006860 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 23:32:43 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006861 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 23:38:47 (Orcas Island) NR

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2022

22-006862 Weapons Noise 00:59:06 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006863 Traffic Violation 07:51:25 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006864 Noise Complaint /not dogs 08:36:18 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006865 Area Check 08:40:42 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006866 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 08:47:51 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to the 200 block of North Beach Rd. for a complaint of littering. An investigation was conducted, and it was determined no crime was committed. An incident report was authored.

22-006867 Trespassing 09:28:58 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of trespassing. One subject was located and was issued a trespass warning letter for multiple properties.

22-006868 Parking Problem 09:35:09 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006869 Welfare Check 11:12:50 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006870 VIN Inspection 13:04:47 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006871 Theft 13:05:22 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy took a report of a package theft from a residence on the 200 block of Bartel Rd.

22-006872 Abandoned Vehicle 13:58:22 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-006873 Trespassing 13:59:33 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006874 Traffic Violation 14:11:59 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006875 VIN Inspection 14:22:51 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006876 Controlled Substance Problem 14:57:04 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006877 Citizen Assist 18:09:02 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006878 Court Order Violation 18:16:09 (San Juan Island) CAA

22-006879 Trouble Unknown 18:46:14 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006880 Alarm 19:43:43 (Orcas Island) FAL

22-006881 Mental Health 20:54:14 UNF

22-006882 Trouble Unknown 21:34:11 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006883 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:44:07 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006884 Animal Noise 00:11:52 CLO

Total Incidents for This Report: 182

Last modified onThursday, 29 September 2022 02:34

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