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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands Sept. 21-27, 2022: Dog dies in burning shed; stolen mail, kayak, car; missing person, lost senior, DUIs

San Juan County Deputies responded to 190 calls from September 21-27, 2022 including: A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a structure fire. Someone was living in a shed that burned and killed a dog. No crime is suspected and the information was given to the San Juan County Fire Marshal. A Lopez deputy took a report of a mysterious high-pitched nocturnal squeal. The source of the squeal is believed to be an alarm or cooling system. A deputy responded to a call regarding a dog at large. It was discovered that the dog had been reported at large multiple times prior. Enforcement options are being considered.

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 21, 2022

22-006885 Trespassing 07:16:21 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of trespassing. Two individuals were issued trespass notices and the incident was documented.

22-006897 Structure Fire 07:59:23 (San Juan Island) ACT

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a structure fire. Someone was living in a shed that burned and killed a dog. No crime is suspected and the information was given to the San Juan County Fire Marshal.

22-006886 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 09:49:57 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy investigated what appeared to be a crossbow arrow in the yard of a citizen. No crime was committed, and an incident report was authored.

22-006887 Animal at Large 10:15:29 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006888 Domestic Dispute or Assault 10:23:30 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy responded to a structure fire. While on scene, the deputy was advised of a domestic occurring elsewhere on the property. One individual was arrested for an out of county warrant and was booked into jail pending transportation.

22-006889 Theft 10:39:47 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-006890 Lost Property 10:46:33 (Orcas Island) INA

A woman contacted San Juan County Sheriff's Office to report she had lost her coin purse/wallet. She described the wallet as a knit wallet with autumn colors, yellow, orange and red.

22-006891 Vicious Animal 11:12:36 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006892 Civil Problem 11:56:34 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006893 Theft 12:17:20 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a theft from a business in Friday Harbor. A beach chair had been stolen from the property. There is currently no suspect information or workable leads. A report was completed.

22-006894 Boating Problem 12:25:49 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006895 Citizen Dispute 13:36:09 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006896 Theft 13:55:34 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006898 Found Property 16:54:54 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of found property. Various cards had been found on a street in Friday Harbor. The cards were entered into evidence as found property. A report was completed.

22-006899 Animal at Large 17:43:22 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006900 Vehicle Theft 18:00:18 (San Juan Island) UNF

22-006901 Missing Person 19:28:55 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies took a report of a missing person. The missing person's information was entered into the statewide database and agencies of the person's likely destinations were notified.

22-006902 Citizen Assist 20:17:38 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006903 Traffic Violation 20:36:07 (Orcas Island) NR

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2022

22-006904 Noise Complaint /not dogs 05:41:11 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy took a report of a mysterious high-pitched nocturnal squeal. The source of the squeal is believed to be an alarm or cooling system.

22-006905 Citizen Assist 07:21:20 UNF

22-006906 Animal at Large 07:24:48 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006907 Boating Problem 07:44:21 NR

22-006908 Citizen Assist 07:46:21 INA

22-006909 Wanted Person 07:53:18 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006910 Welfare Check 08:05:53 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006911 Citizen Assist 08:36:42 (Orcas Island) INA

22-006912 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 08:57:04 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy authored an incident report for a subject dumping personal trash in a county trash can at the village green.

22-006913 Citizen Assist 09:06:32 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006914 Accident-NonInj 10:10:03 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of a non-injury collision on San Juan Valley Rd. A driver struck a mailbox and the PBT reading on scene was 0.309. They were arrested for DUI and hit and run with property damage.

22-006915 Burglary,NonRes 10:27:07 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006916 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 12:18:25 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006917 Trespassing 12:20:30 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-006918 Trouble Unknown 12:49:43 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006919 Parking Problem 13:12:54 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006920 Traffic Violation 13:19:44 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006921 Trouble Unknown 14:15:42 INA

22-006922 Trouble Unknown 14:25:28 INA

22-006923 Mental Health 14:49:54 INA

22-006924 Traffic Hazard 15:06:45 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006925 Traffic Violation 15:23:08 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006926 Malicious Mischief 16:10:10 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006927 Animal at Large 16:12:19 (Orcas Island) ACT

A deputy responded to a call regarding a dog at large. It was discovered that the dog had been reported at large multiple times prior. Enforcement options are being considered.

22-006928 DUI 16:39:21 (Orcas Island) ACT

22-006929 Noise Complaint /not dogs 16:52:54 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006930 Traffic Violation 16:58:12 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006931 Citizen Assist 17:25:25 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a citizen assist. An elderly citizen had lost their way home. With the assistance of SJI EMS, we were able to locate their residence and return the citizen home safely.

22-006932 Citizen Assist 18:49:03 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006933 Area Check 19:31:21 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006934 Parking Problem 20:01:50 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006935 Parking Problem 20:10:03 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006936 Traffic Violation 20:16:19 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for failure to transfer title within 45 days. The driver was issued citations for failure to transfer title and minor in possession of alcohol. An infraction was issued for operating a motor vehicle without insurance.

22-006937 Traffic Violation 20:25:33 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy initiated a traffic stop on a driver for speeding. The deputy noted there were two small children in the vehicle. The driver was issued a criminal citation for 2 counts of Reckless Endangerment and an infraction for Speeding-80mph in a 35mph zone and No Insurance.

22-006939 Trouble Unknown 21:11:14 UNF

22-006938 Trouble Unknown 21:14:09 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006940 Welfare Check 21:17:47 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy was dispatched to a request for a welfare check. The caller advised an elderly man left a voicemail on his phone asking for help. Deputies spoke with the man and learned he had not called the reporting party. The incident was documented for future reference.

22-006941 Citizen Assist 22:24:07 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006942 Agency Assistance 22:27:12 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006943 Trespassing 22:41:55 UNF

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2022

22-006944 Trouble Unknown 01:57:42 UNF

22-006945 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 02:33:33 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006946 Theft 06:17:09 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-006947 Traffic Hazard 06:27:54 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy had an abandoned vehicle blocking traffic on Lindsay way towed from the roadway. An incident report was authored.

22-006948 Welfare Check 07:04:37 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006949 Animal at Large 07:17:10 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006950 Noise Complaint /not dogs 08:07:02 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006951 Domestic Dispute or Assault 09:27:15 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to the 100 block of North Beach Rd. for a domestic dispute. All parties were contacted, and it was determined no crime was committed. An incident report was authored.

22-006952 Trouble Unknown 09:51:31 INA

22-006953 Trouble Unknown 10:20:22 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006954 Citizen Assist 11:43:22 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006955 Citizen Dispute 11:51:57 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006956 Citizen Dispute 12:02:47 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006957 Citizen Assist 12:07:34 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006958 CPR ALS 12:24:29 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006959 Animal at Large 12:37:55 (Lopez Island) INA

A found dog was turned over to a Lopez deputy. The owner was soon located.

22-006960 Citizen Assist 12:59:30 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006961 VIN Inspection 13:05:57 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006962 Traffic Violation 13:16:20 (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 citation for DWLS 3rd degree and an infraction for operating a motor vehicle without insurance.

22-006963 Citizen Assist 14:12:29 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006964 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 14:32:41 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006965 DUI 14:40:25 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident called about a possible DUI driver. The elderly driver claimed to have dropped their glasses under the seat. No signs of intoxication were noted.

22-006966 Traffic Violation 14:48:12 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006967 Traffic Violation 15:09:48 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for failure to transfer title. The driver was arrested for DWLS 3rd degree and out of county warrants. The vehicle was impounded and a search warrant was executed the following day. A large quantity of suspected fentanyl was located.

22-006968 Mental Health 15:33:23 INA

22-006969 Sex Offender Registration 15:41:29 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006970 Court Order Violation 16:13:21 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of an order violation.

22-006971 Boating Problem 16:15:02 (Lopez Island) INA

22-006972 Vehicle Theft 16:50:59 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006973 Traffic Violation 17:06:04 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for driving with wheels off roadway and driving left of center. The driver was issued infractions for expired registration under 2 months, no insurance, driving left of center, no driver's license on person and fail to notify DOL of address change.

22-006974 Citizen Assist 18:25:55 UNF

22-006975 DUI 18:29:41 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006976 Sex Offender Registration 18:56:35 (Lopez Island) NR

22-006977 Traffic Hazard 23:04:16 (Orcas Island) NR

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2022

22-006978 Noise Complaint /not dogs 02:54:55 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez deputies were advised of an on-going mechanical noise emanating from a village grocery store. A deputy had previously contacted the store manager, who has been working to diagnose and fix the issue.

22-006979 Trouble Unknown 07:42:44 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006980 Sick or Injured Animal 07:44:17 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006981 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:27:10 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006982 Malicious Mischief 08:36:19 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy investigated a Vandalism on Michael Ln. a report was authored.

22-006983 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 09:17:41 (San Juan Island) NR

22-006984 Trouble Unknown 11:00:43 INA

22-006985 Trauma ALS 11:25:34 NR

22-006986 Traffic Violation 12:17:56 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006987 Traffic Violation 12:22:31 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006988 Theft 12:41:35 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident reported the theft of a battery from a moored vessel.

22-006989 Theft 13:02:45 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident reported a kayak missing from the beach at Aleck Bay.

22-006990 Trouble Unknown 13:09:40 INA

22-006991 Animal at Large 13:52:58 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006992 Area Check 14:37:31 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006993 Found Property 15:52:23 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took custody of a found cell phone. The owner was located, and they came to the Sheriff's Office to pick up their cell phone. An informational report was completed.

22-006994 Citizen Assist 17:15:10 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006995 Mental Health 17:40:51 INA

22-006996 Welfare Check 17:42:49 (Lopez Island) INA

22-006997 Loitering 17:44:53 (Orcas Island) NR

22-006998 Fall BLS 18:08:41 (Lopez Island) INA

22-006999 Traffic Violation 18:40:02 (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued notices of infraction for speeding and failure to renew vehicle registration, more than 2 months. The driver was issued warnings for fail to transfer title, no registration in vehicle and defective taillight.

22-007000 Agency Assistance 20:11:19 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007001 Court Order Violation 20:26:11 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007002 Citizen Assist 20:46:58 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007003 Domestic Dispute or Assault 22:01:41 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007004 Unwanted Person 22:08:42 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of a male behaving erratically in the 1000 block of Spring St. On contact the male was found to be a known drug user with mental health issues. Stolen property was seized from his possession and returned to the owner.

22-007005 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 23:59:16 (San Juan Island) NR

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2022

22-007006 Domestic Dispute or Assault 00:04:45 (Orcas Island) INA

Deputies on Orcas Island responded to a domestic dispute. No crime had been committed. The involved parties separated for the night.

22-007007 Welfare Check 00:13:13 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007008 Trouble Unknown 05:27:48 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007009 Alarm 06:44:23 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007010 Alarm 09:31:06 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007011 Accident-Injury, Traffic 10:36:16 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a two-vehicle collision. The investigation found the at fault driver was following too closely to a vehicle that had to stop for a trailer in front of them. The at fault driver was issued infractions for no insurance, no driver's license on person.

22-007012 Trouble Unknown 11:15:03 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007013 Citizen Assist 11:38:45 (Orcas Island) CLO

22-007014 Accident-HitRun 12:34:06 (San Juan Island) NR

 

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a hit and run. The reporting party did not want the incident investigated but wanted to tell the Sheriff's Office to do our job. The reporting party wanted the suspect written for no insurance when seen.

22-007015 Citizen Assist 13:42:03 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007016 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:49:53 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of someone being followed by another vehicle. The reporting party stated they think they eventually lost them and an "air tag" kept pinging their phone. A license plate number was not obtained, but a description was. A report was completed.

22-007017 Noise Complaint /not dogs 16:10:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007018 Traffic Hazard 16:15:59 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007019 Traffic Violation 17:56:31 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007020 Animal at Large 18:02:32 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007021 Traffic Violation 19:08:30 (Orcas Island) CIC

Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 54 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone.

22-007022 Trouble Unknown 21:19:41 (San Juan Island) UNF

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2022

22-007023 Citizen Assist 00:29:58 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007024 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 07:18:57 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted in reference to a Civil Problem. The person believed that they might have been exposed to a hazard material situation. The person was referred to other agencies. Information report taken.

22-007025 Civil Problem 07:59:01 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007026 Traffic Violation 10:22:04 (Lopez Island) INA

22-007027 Animal at Large 10:24:20 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007028 Citizen Assist 10:36:38 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007029 Traffic Violation 10:58:41 (Lopez Island) INA

22-007030 Found Property 12:41:50 (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was contacted in reference to Found Property. An item was turned into the deputy. The item was entered into evidence. Report taken.

22-007031 Fraud 13:26:49 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007032 Trouble Unknown 14:08:15 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007033 Agency Assistance 14:42:05 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007034 Theft 14:53:27 (San Juan Island) NR

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a theft. The incident occurred in another jurisdiction but the reporting party requested we keep a look out for their stolen phone here.

22-007035 Civil Problem 15:10:17 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007036 Citizen Assist 15:40:47 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007037 Traffic Hazard 16:32:37 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007038 Fraud 16:34:09 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island took an identity theft report.

22-007039 Traffic Violation 17:01:25 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007040 Found Property 18:28:07 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007041 Animal Noise 19:49:58 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007042 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:49:34 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007043 Found Property 22:01:16 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island took possession of some found property. The Deputy was unable to contact the owner. The property was booked into the Evidence Room.

22-007044 Found Property 23:06:28 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island took possession of some found property. The Deputy was unable to contact the owner. The property was booked into the Evidence Room.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2022

22-007045 Animal at Large 09:04:21 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007046 Vehicle Theft 10:11:06 (Orcas Island) ACT

A deputy on Orcas responded to a vehicle theft call near Doe Bay. The vehicle was located at the ferry landing and returned to the owner. The case is ongoing.

22-007047 Traffic Violation 10:21:46 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007048 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 11:46:47 (Orcas Island) CAA

22-007049 Citizen Assist 12:20:30 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007051 Theft 12:22:15 (Orcas Island) NR

A Lopez Island Deputy took a report of stolen mail. The items stolen totaled approximately $80. The investigation is ongoing.

22-007050 Citizen Assist 12:23:46 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007065 Sex Offender Registration 12:37:00 (Orcas Island) UNF

22-007052 Welfare Check 12:39:50 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007053 Civil Problem 12:40:59 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007054 Traffic Violation 13:01:04 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007055 Theft 13:05:18 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was contacted in reference to a Theft in the San Juan Island area. The person reported fencing had been removed from the property. No suspect information at this time. Report taken.

22-007056 Welfare Check 14:05:59 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007057 Citizen Assist 14:18:30 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007058 Welfare Check 14:19:32 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007059 Citizen Assist 14:35:00 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007060 Animal at Large 15:12:11 UNF

22-007061 Trouble Unknown 15:13:13 (Orcas Island) UNF

22-007062 Found Property 15:50:49 (Lopez Island) INA

22-007063 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:10:57 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007064 Weapons Noise 16:35:40 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007067 Theft 17:13:49 (Lopez Island) ACT

22-007066 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 17:14:09 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007068 Theft 17:25:08 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007069 Theft 17:52:33 (Lopez Island) ACT

22-007070 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 18:23:33 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007071 Found Property 18:35:33 (Lopez Island) ACT

22-007072 Boating Problem 21:05:39 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007073 Citizen Assist 21:56:08 (Lopez Island) NR

Lopez deputies checked an unsecure home under construction for a felony suspect known to be in the area.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2022

22-007074 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 04:37:39 (Orcas Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 190

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