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San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log Oct. 19-25: Fraud, trespassing, DUIs, roll over crashes, loose dogs

San Juan County Deputies responded to 147 calls from October 19-25, 2022 including: Lopez Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was traveling 24 mph over the speed limit. The driver spoke briefly with the Deputy, then drove away mid-contact without providing documentation. Probable cause for felony eluding was submitted, in addition to traffic violations. Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a single vehicle roll over collision. The suspect vehicle attempted to pass a vehicle that had slowed for frogs crossing the road, in a no passing zone and lost control hitting the embankment and rolling over. The driver was issued infractions. San Juan deputy responded to a report of fraud. An unknown individual emailed the victim's payroll and attempted to switch bank accounts for the next pay period. No identifying information was in the email and the incident was documented. Orcas deputy responded to a parking problem that ended up being a case of trespassing.

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, OCTOBER 19, 2022

22-007654 Traffic Violation 09:06:22 (San Juan Island) CIC

San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 69 MPH in a posted 45 MPH speed zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speed.

22-007655 Fraud 09:17:22 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of fraud. An unknown individual emailed the victim's payroll and attempted to switch bank accounts for the next pay period. No identifying information was in the email and the incident was documented.

22-007656 Citizen Assist 11:45:55 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007657 Vicious Animal 12:28:42 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007658 Traffic Violation 13:01:57 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007659 Fraud 13:18:18 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Deputy took a report concerning a credit card fraud. A Lopez citizen was notified by their bank when an online order was placed using their credit card. It was flagged as fraudulent. No money was lost.

22-007660 Traffic Violation 13:27:53 (San Juan Island) CIC

Deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration in Friday Harbor. The driver was issued an infraction for expired registration and operating a motor vehicle without insurance.

22-007661 Abandoned Vehicle 15:43:00 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007662 Accident-HitRun 16:09:47 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of a hit and run collision. There is no known time that the incident occurred and the incident was documented.

22-007663 Theft 16:16:23 UNF

22-007664 Traffic Violation 16:37:02 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007665 Citizen Assist 17:04:24 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007666 Traffic Hazard 17:20:06 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007667 Malicious Mischief 17:36:44 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-007668 Traffic Violation 20:21:36 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007669 Citizen Dispute 21:16:19 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007670 Area Check 21:35:26 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007671 Citizen Dispute 22:04:57 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007672 Traffic Violation 22:33:41 (San Juan Island) CIC

San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 57 MPH in a posted 45 MPH speed zone. The driver was issued infractions for speed, no valid license with ID and no registration in the vehicle.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2022

22-007673 Medical Emergency 03:06:37  (San Juan Island) NR

22-007674 Found Property 07:54:00 (San Juan Island) CLO

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

22-007675 Found Property 09:16:43 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of a found E-bike. The bike was reported stolen in September and was entered into evidence. There is no suspect information at this time.

22-007676 Parking Problem 11:16:48 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007677 Parking Problem 11:17:07 (Orcas Island) CLO

Orcas deputy responded to a parking problem that ended up being a case of trespassing.

22-007678 Trouble Unknown 11:54:36 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007679 Animal at Large 13:22:56 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007680 Theft 13:28:55 (Orcas Island) INA

Orcas deputy responded to a theft that occurred in Eastsound. An investigation was conducted and a report written.

22-007681 Citizen Assist 13:33:15 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007682 Theft 13:39:16 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007683 Threats 14:04:13 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007684 Accident-NonInj 16:00:23 (Orcas Island) CLO

An Orcas Island Deputy authored an incident/courtesy report for a non-injury traffic collision that occurred on private property at 837 Crescent Beach Rd.

22-007685 DUI 17:02:33 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007686 Trauma ALS 18:57:55 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007687 Traffic Violation 19:35:58 (Lopez Island) CAA

Lopez Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was traveling 24 mph over the speed limit. The driver spoke briefly with the Deputy, then drove away mid-contact without providing documentation. Probable cause for felony eluding was submitted, in addition to traffic violations.

22-007688 Traffic Violation 19:40:00 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007689 Traffic Violation 22:46:59 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007690 Traffic Violation 23:21:42 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007691 Alarm 23:43:47 (Orcas Island) NR

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2022

22-007692 Citizen Assist 09:53:10 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007693 Found Property 10:21:25 (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy was contacted in reference to Found Property. The person had located an item in the roadway and was turning it in. The item was entered into evidence.

22-007694 Citizen Assist 10:41:28 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted at the Sheriff's Office for a Citizen Assist. The person wanted another person trespassed from their property. The person signed a Trespass Warning Letter to be served. Report taken.

22-007695 Trespassing 11:16:29 (Orcas Island) INA

Orcas deputy responded to a report of trespassing. The trespasser was contacted and later taken into custody for a medical and mental health evaluation.

22-007696 Citizen Assist 11:42:36 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007697 Accident-NonInj 12:08:50 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy investigated a two vehicle non-injury collision. A report was completed.

22-007698 Court Order Violation 12:09:04 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007699 Civil Problem 12:40:16 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007700 Trouble Unknown 12:50:27 INA

22-007701 Sex Offender Registration 12:54:35 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007702 Trouble Unknown 13:01:17 UNF

22-007703 Traffic Violation 13:03:17 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez deputy received multiple calls about a speeding vehicle. The vehicle was located a short time later. The driver was issued an infraction for operating without motor vehicle insurance.

22-007704 VIN Inspection 13:16:12 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007705 Welfare Check 13:23:39 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007706 DUI 13:31:48 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007707 Abandoned Vehicle 13:36:12 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007708 Agency Assistance 13:37:51 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007709 Animal at Large 14:26:56 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007710 DUI 15:49:13 NR

22-007711 Accident-HitRun 16:00:46 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007712 Citizen Assist 16:22:28 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007713 Agency Assistance 17:06:19 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007714 Found Property 17:07:15 (Lopez Island) NR

Lopez citizen turned in a marine box to the Sheriff's Office. The box was found on Center Road and contained a boat registration amongst other nautical items.

22-007715 Found Property 17:09:43 (San Juan Island) CLO

Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a lost cell phone. The owner was contacted and the phone was returned.

22-007716 Citizen Assist 17:34:26 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007717 Sex Offender Registration 17:52:11 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007718 Accident-Injury, Traffic 19:10:54 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a single vehicle roll over collision. The suspect vehicle attempted to pass a vehicle that had slowed for frogs crossing the road, in a no passing zone and lost control hitting the embankment and rolling over. The driver was issued infractions.

22-007719 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:26:39 (Orcas Island) CIC

22-007720 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:32:33 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007721 Welfare Check 20:34:12 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies responded to a request for a welfare check. Contacted parties were assisted as needed. No criminal activity was reported or noted.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2022

22-007722 Domestic Dispute or Assault 00:50:26 (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of a Domestic Incident. Investigation revealed probable cause to arrest a female for Assault 4th degree Domestic Violence. She was booked into jail to await a court hearing.

22-007723 Trouble Unknown 08:49:49 UNF

22-007724 Threats 10:56:59 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-007725 Citizen Assist 11:34:19 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007726 Accident-NonInj 11:43:23 (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy was dispatched to a Single Vehicle Traffic Accident in the San Juan Island area. The deputy arrived and located a single vehicle off the roadway. The driver was issued an infraction for No Insurance and Wheels off Roadway. A citation was issued for Failure to Transfer Title.

22-007727 Sick or Injured Animal 11:54:57 UNF

22-007728 Citizen Assist 12:10:36 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007729 Parking Problem 13:35:54 (San Juan Island) NR

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a parking problem. Three vehicles were parked partially on a sidewalk blocking the view for vehicles entering the roadway. The drivers were contacted and advised to move their vehicles.

22-007730 Sex Offender Registration 13:42:48 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007731 Found Property 13:49:48 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a found lost wallet. The owner was contacted and retrieved the item.

22-007732 Mental Health 14:00:51 INA

22-007733 Traffic Violation 15:02:47 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007734 Traffic Violation 15:29:18 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007735 Animal at Large 15:31:06 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007736 Citizen Assist 15:53:26 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007737 Mental Health 16:43:07 INA

22-007738 Traffic Violation 17:07:58 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007739 Weapons Noise 17:13:44 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007740 Trouble Unknown 18:52:34 Ron Krebs UNF

22-007741 Area Check 18:54:50 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007742 Traffic Violation 19:03:00 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007743 Traffic Violation 19:29:02 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007744 Area Check 20:43:46 (Orcas Island) NR

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2022

22-007745 Accident-Injury, Traffic 01:05:24 (Orcas Island) CAA

An Orcas Island Deputy investigated a solo vehicle collision on the 500 block of Orcas Rd. The driver of the vehicle involved in the collision was subsequently arrested for DUI.

22-007746 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 02:37:20 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007747 Traffic Hazard 02:41:45 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007748 Theft 08:08:35 (Lopez Island) ACT

Lopez deputy responded to the theft of a road sign.

22-007749 Accident-NonInj 08:12:18 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Single Vehicle Traffic Accident in the San Juan Island area. The deputy arrived and located a single vehicle in the ditch. Attempts to contact the registered owner failed. Vehicle impounded and report taken.

22-007750 Civil Problem 09:11:35 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a civil issue. The reporting party called about a survey marker that had been removed from their property. There is no evidence of who took the marker and the incident was documented.

22-007751 Animal at Large 09:47:36 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas responded to an animal at large call near North Beach. The dog was located and taken to the shelter. The owner contacted the shelter and arranged pick up. The owner was issued a citation as they had been given many warnings and a warning letter.

22-007752 Accident-HitRun 09:58:08 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a possible hit and run that occurred sometime in the night prior. A vehicle drove through a section of fence off of Douglas Rd. There are no workable leads or suspects at this time.

22-007753 Citizen Assist 10:28:57 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007754 Citizen Assist 13:14:42 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007755 Medical BLS 13:33:45 UNF

22-007757 Citizen Assist 13:44:30 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007758 Alarm 13:53:43 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007759 Trouble Unknown 14:02:57 INA

22-007760 Theft 15:06:09 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a stolen bicycle. The bicycle was returned to the owners' residence while they were at the Sheriff's Office. The Deputy attempted to contact the reporting party multiple times to obtain photo and video evidence. The reporting party did not answer.

22-007761 Welfare Check 16:39:56 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007762 Traffic Violation 17:18:05 (Lopez Island) ACT

22-007763 Area Check 23:20:11 (Orcas Island) NR

MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2022

22-007764 Alarm 01:11:30 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007765 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 07:08:05 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007766 Traffic Hazard 07:12:54 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007767 Vehicle Theft 07:29:38 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007768 Traffic Violation 07:47:19 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007769 Traffic Violation 08:25:04 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007770 Citizen Assist 09:06:31 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007771 Threats 10:04:31 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007772 Welfare Check 11:58:21 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007773 Citizen Assist 12:05:36 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007774 Assault - Body Force 12:24:50 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to an Assault in the Friday Harbor area. After all the people involved were contacted, it was determined that no crime had been committed. Report taken.

22-007775 Trouble Unknown 13:16:08 NR

22-007776 Theft 13:18:00 (Lopez Island) NR On October 24, 2022 a Lopez resident reported the theft of mail. It appears unrelated to the spree of mail thefts in September.

22-007777 Harassment 13:44:14 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007778 Welfare Check 14:12:31 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy responded to a welfare check on San Juan Island. The Deputy spoke with the person involved, was found not be by currently in need of any medical or law enforcement assistance, and was put in contact with a counselor to talk with. Report completed.

22-007779 Civil Problem 14:54:49 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007780 Parking Problem 15:44:03 (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy responded to a complaint of a parking problem. A vehicle had been parked on the side of the road in excess of 72 hours. The vehicle was tagged with a 72 hour notice to move.

22-007781 Civil Problem 16:03:03 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007782 Citizen Assist 16:08:12 D Seaton NR

22-007783 Boating Problem 16:11:37 (Orcas Island) CIC

Deputy on Orcas Island issued a ticket for violation of San Juan County Code 10.28.010 - Mooring at a Public Landing.

22-007784 Animal at Large 16:21:20 (San Juan Island) CIC

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a dog at large. The deputy took custody of the dog and returned the dog to its home. An infraction for Dog at large third offense will be mailed to the owner.

22-007785 Threats 16:30:24 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy was advised threats incident on a ferry. Both parties are involved in a pending court case. The incident was documented; charges may follow.

22-007786 Citizen Assist 18:31:00 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007787 Citizen Dispute 20:28:34 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007788 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:23:43 (Lopez Island) INA

22-007789 Medical Emergency 22:56:02 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded with EMS to the jail for an in-custody individual who requested medical attention. The individual was transported by a deputy to the hospital for an evaluation, where they were cleared to return to the jail. A report was completed.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2022

22-007790 Parking Problem 07:49:38 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007791 Accident-NonInj 10:13:55 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007792 Fire Alarm 14:00:46 UNF

22-007793 Animal at Large 14:09:13 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007794 Citizen Assist 14:34:01 (Orcas Island) INA

A citizen spoke to Sheriff Office personnel regarding relationship issues. At this point, it has not been reported that any criminal actions have occurred and an informational report was completed.

22-007795 Boating Problem 16:43:57 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007796 Accident-Injury, Traffic 16:55:24 (Orcas Island) ACT

Deputies on Orcas Island responded, along with Orcas Fire and EMS personnel, to a single vehicle collision. One person was flown off the island with unknown injuries.

22-007797 Civil Problem 17:09:58 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007798 Citizen Assist 18:08:44 (Orcas Island) NR

Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a citizen assist.

22-007799 Sick or Injured Animal 18:14:25 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007800 Animal at Large 18:23:13 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007801 Found Property 22:42:57 (Orcas Island) INA

Deputy on Orcas Island received a found debit card. The owner was unable to be located. A report was completed. The card was booked into the evidence room.

Total Incidents for This Report: 147

Last modified onSaturday, 26 November 2022 00:53

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