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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands Feb. 21-28: Lumber stolen, bone found

San Juan County Deputies responded to 124 calls from February 14-20, 2024 including: A bone found on False Bay was turned into the Sheriff's Office. The bone appears to be of animal origins, but is being sent to the state anthropologist for positive identification. A Lopez deputy responded to a possible auto theft. A deputy responded to a reported suspicious person near a business in Eastsound. It was discovered the subject was impaired and had court ordered conditions to not be consuming alcohol.

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.


24-001047 Wanted Person 08:28:08 (San Juan Island) CAA

24-001048 Malicious Mischief 09:31:33 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001049 Civil Problem 09:55:24 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001050 Animal at Large 10:29:48 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001051 Found Property 12:02:24 (San Juan Island) INA

A bone found on False Bay was turned into the Sheriff's Office. The bone appears to be of animal origins, but is being sent to the state anthropologist for positive identification.

24-001052 Accident-HitRun 12:52:19 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy took a report of a hit and run vehicle collision. No injuries resulted from the collision, but the fleeing driver failed to stop and contact the driver of the other vehicle. The case is under further investigation.

24-001053 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:34:32 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001054 Disorderly Conduct 14:21:40 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001055 Sick or Injured Animal 14:35:50 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001056 Traffic Violation 15:51:02 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001057 Abandoned Vehicle 15:52:07 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001058 Traffic Hazard 16:17:20 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001059 Citizen Assist 18:07:50 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a report of an incident at the dump that occurred several months prior to the time of reporting. The incident was documented.

24-001060 Traffic Violation 20:00:57 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001061 Traffic Violation 20:19:59 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for driving without headlights when required. The driver was arrested and booked for driving under the influence.

24-001062 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:30:31 NR

24-001063 Citizen Dispute 23:43:31 (Orcas Island) NR


24-001064 Found Property 07:25:48 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001065 Malicious Mischief 07:45:55 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001066 Animal at Large 08:22:16 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001067 Civil Problem 08:46:57 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001068 Citizen Assist 11:01:59 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001069 Animal at Large 11:17:36 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001070 Fraud 11:25:19 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001071 Theft 11:42:42 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001072 Animal Noise 13:15:10 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001073 Noise Complaint /not dogs 13:17:55 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001074 Traffic Violation 13:41:39 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001075 Trespassing 13:53:15 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001076 Traffic Violation 15:05:58 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001077 Citizen Assist 15:12:01 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001078 Fraud 15:43:00 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001079 Vicious Animal 16:31:06 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001080 Accident-Injury, Traffic 16:44:12 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy responded to a single vehicle collision on Orcas Island. There was minimal damage to the vehicle and no persons in the vehicle were injured. The vehicle was recovered and was able to drive away from the scene.

24-001081 Traffic Violation 17:35:19 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001082 Animal Noise 17:44:35 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001083 Trouble Unknown 17:59:58 INA

24-001084 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 18:46:28 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001085 Alarm 20:15:14 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001086 Traffic Violation 20:51:28 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 56 MPH in a posted 35 MPH speed zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speed and additional warnings were given.

24-001087 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:29:17 (San Juan Island) NR


24-001088 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 07:30:34 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001089 Vehicle Theft 07:31:05 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy responded to a possible auto theft. The matter will be handled as a civil issue between the two parties.

24-001090 Sick or Injured Animal 07:45:54 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001091 Alarm 07:47:56 (San Juan Island) FAL

24-001092 Accident-Injury, Traffic 08:22:27 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a 2-car collision with injuries. The drivers did not exhibit signs of impairment; both were transported to PIMC for evaluation. One driver was issued an infraction for improper lane usage.

24-001093 Sick or Injured Animal 09:37:21 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001094 Traffic Violation 10:56:36 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001095 VIN Inspection 11:31:07 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001096 Traffic Violation 11:49:15 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001097 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:14:31 UNF

24-001098 Theft 13:24:53 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a theft call. Several large pieces of lumber were stolen from a property on Burt Road. A report was taken.

24-001099 CPR ALS 13:25:14 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001100 Vehicle Theft 13:33:36 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001101 Trespassing 15:59:13 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001102 Agency Assistance 16:22:15 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001103 Trespassing 16:29:39 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001104 Traffic Violation 17:39:38 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001105 Trouble Unknown 17:57:22 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-001106 Citizen Dispute 18:38:28 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001107 Animal at Large 21:30:16 (Orcas Island) NR


24-001108 Weapons Noise 00:33:17 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001109 Traffic Violation 01:26:55 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001110 Civil Problem 08:43:45 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001111 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 10:31:56 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001112 Found Property 10:33:44 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001113 Noise Complaint /not dogs 10:43:49 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001114 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 10:45:00 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001115 Harassment 12:39:34 (Lopez Island) INA

A person reported alleged harassment from a former neighbor. No crime occurred, civil remedies were suggested.

24-001116 Trouble Unknown 14:14:00 INA

24-001117 Traffic Violation 14:14:23 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001118 Traffic Violation 15:42:59 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001119 Assault - Body Force 15:43:57 (Orcas Island) ACT

24-001120 Traffic Violation 16:00:34 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001121 Traffic Violation 17:04:23 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001122 Traffic Violation 17:17:34 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001123 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:08:44 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy responded to a reported suspicious person near a business in Eastsound. It was discovered the subject was impaired and had court ordered conditions to not be consuming alcohol. A report will be forwarded to the subject’s probation officer.


24-001124 Accident-Injury, Traffic 09:01:54 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001125 Traffic Hazard 11:06:11 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001126 Citizen Assist 11:43:20 NR

24-001127 Communications Problem 13:36:03 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001128 Boating Problem 15:42:46 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001129 Animal Noise 16:04:50 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001130 Traffic Hazard 16:41:29 INA

24-001131 Traffic Violation 18:36:59 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001132 Civil Problem 19:57:14 (Orcas Island) NR


24-001133 Traffic Violation 07:46:30 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001134 Trespassing 08:12:16 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001135 Traffic Violation 10:10:31 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001136 Citizen Assist 10:49:39 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001137 Communications Problem 11:14:07 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy was contacted regarding unwelcome contact from a past acquaintance. A renewal of a prior no contact order via the courts was suggested.

24-001138 Noise Complaint /not dogs 11:38:25 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001139 Welfare Check 11:58:28 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas responded to a welfare check. The person was found deceased in their home. After an investigation was completed, it was found to be an unattended death with no known suspicious circumstances. Family was notified and a report was taken.

24-001140 Juvenile Problem 13:49:01 (Orcas Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to a Juvenile Problem. The case is on going.

24-001141 Citizen Assist 14:03:40 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001142 Agency Assistance 14:09:17 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to an agency assist. The subject was provided with information regarding the obtainment of eviction anti-harassment orders.

24-001143 Citizen Assist 14:39:48 (Orcas Island) INA On 02/26/2024, a

A complainant was provided with information regarding the obtainment of an anti-harassment order.

24-001144 VIN Inspection 14:53:30 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001145 Sick or Injured Animal 15:35:45 (San Juan Island) INA

24-001146 Animal at Large 19:06:10 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan responded to a report of a dog at large and the dog was barking. The owner had previously been issued a dog at large warning letter and informed of the noise ordinance. The Deputy completed two infractions for the owner, dog at large and noise ordinance. Report completed.

24-001147 Welfare Check 20:19:02 (Orcas Island) UNF

24-001148 Animal Noise 22:13:48 (San Juan Island) INA


24-001149 Accident-NonInj 07:27:03 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001150 Citizen Assist 07:35:45 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001151 Trespassing 07:40:17 (San Juan Island) INA

24-001152 Traffic Hazard 07:54:19 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001153 Fraud 11:04:36 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas was dispatched to a possible Fraud call. The victim was contacted and will meet with deputies when they return to the island.

24-001154 Citizen Assist 11:13:43 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001155 Citizen Assist 11:24:54 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001156 Traffic Violation 12:13:09 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an expired registration over one year. The driver was issued infractions for expired registration over 2 months, operating a motor vehicle without insurance, and failure to notify DOL of address change.

24-001158 Found Property 12:33:58 (San Juan Island) INA

24-001157 Malicious Mischief 12:35:39 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-001159 Agency Assistance 13:25:07 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001160 Citizen Assist 13:37:23 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001161 Traffic Hazard 15:11:33 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001162 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:32:22 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001163 Traffic Violation 17:40:58 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001164 Accident-NonInj 18:44:55 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001165 Traffic Hazard 19:05:46 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001166 Abandoned Vehicle 19:50:48 (San Juan Island) INA

24-001167 Wanted Person 20:04:00 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island contacted a resident who had a warrant for his arrest. The person was taken into custody and was booked into the San Juan County Jail for the warrant.

24-001168 Animal at Large 20:28:02 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001169 Welfare Check 22:52:06 (San Juan Island) NR


24-001170 Welfare Check 02:32:25 CLO

Total Incidents for This Report: 124

Last modified onThursday, 07 March 2024 02:02

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