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- A 42-year-old man cashed a check from his daughter's checkbook. An Eastsound store owner reported it because it was returned by the bank since the signature didn't match the daughter's. The daughter told deputies she gave her permission.
- A 1991 Oldsmobile sedan caught fire and was destroyed after a single-car crash on Lopez Sound Road. The driver, a 23-year-old Lopez man was arrested for driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol and vehicle collision.
- A 29-year-old Friday Harbor man was arrested for harrassment and 4th-degree assault after attacking a 20-year-old Friday Harbor woman at an apartment building. He had been arrested for disorderly conduct at the same apartment complex earlier in the week.
- A 56-year-old Lopez Island woman, recently separated from a 35-year-old man, told deputies he took some of her belongings. She wanted to give the deputy a glass pipe, which had white powdery residue, she had found in the man's belongings. She had buried it in the back yard.
- A 46-year-old Deer Harbor man claimed a 42-year-old Bellevue man stole his mixed breed dog named Buck. The dog was described as missing teeth and had a mangled ear. The Bellevue man, his wife, children and five dogs had been staying in a cabin at the Deer Harbor man's property for a month before leaving unexpectedly and according to the Deer Harbor man "with six dogs".
- A 42-year-old Friday Harbor man was arrested because of a warrant as he left the medical center where he had taken his ill son. The boy was released to the child's uncle who has with him.
- An 8-year-old Friday Harbor boy was arrested for shoplifting.
- A 51-year-old Friday Harbor man followed a 24-year-old man for four blocks after the younger man accidentally dropped a glass bottle in front of his business. The younger man told the deputy he kicked the glass off the sidewalk but had nothing to pick it up with and there was no trash can in sight.
- A 23-year-old Friday Harbor man was arrested for malicious mischief and domestic violence. The victim was a 36-year-old Friday Harbor man.
- A 22-year-old Friday Harbor woman was booked into jail after she voluntarily went to the sheriff's office because she had a warrant from a San Juan County District Court for failing to pay fines for a driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs conviction. She had served her time but due to lack of funds hadn't been able to pay her fine.
A 39-year-old Friday Harbor man left his disabled car in a Friday Harbor Bank's parking lot for four days. When he came back to retrieve it, $2500 of tools were missing.
- Multiple dogs barking at a 45-year-old Friday Harbor man's house on Hunt Street resulted in a complaint call to the sheriff's office.
- A 53-year-old Friday Harbor man was the victim of internet fraud.
- A 49-year-old Eastsound woman believed a neighbor was responsible for unlocking the door on her car which was parked in front of her house. Nothing was taken. She has a restraining order against the man.
- An investigation is continuing into a 58-year-old Friday Harbor woman's January 8 report of an assault by a 15-year-old Friday Harbor boy.
- A 24-year-old Lopez Island woman was arrested because of outstanding warrants and for 4th-degree assault because of attacking her grandmother.
- Marijuana was found during a search while a 48-year-old Friday Harbor man was arrested for outstanding warrants. He posted $200 bail.
- A 16-year-old Friday Harbor girl's car was parked on Spring Street while she worked. Someone drew a fish on it. She suspected another 16-year-old girl who hangs out with a group of high school girls. The girls tease her in the high school hallway and say she smells like a fish or tell her she stinks. No one saw the suspect draw the fish but someone did see her spit on the car. The deputy told her she could get an anti-harrassment order and told her to report bullying that occurs on school grounds to school authorities.
- A 1999 Ford Ranger pickup was discovered with one of its tires in a ditch on Weeks Road on Lopez Island. It belongs to a 77-year-old Lopez Island man.
- A residence on Egg Lake Road was burglarized.
- The super ferry Yakima narrowly missed hitting a small fishing boat stopped with its running lights off in front of the Friday Harbor ferry terminal. The boat's skipper was contacted and interviewed.
- A Lopez Island house belonging to a Cheney man was burglarized again. Someone gained entry, but nothing appeared to be taken. It was reported by the caretaker.
- A golf pull cart was found on Sperry Road on Lopez Island.
- A 54-year-old Friday Harbor man said his 48-year-old girlfriend was irrational when he tried to leave her. She tried to bite his face and managed to nip his cheek. He wanted to file the report for information only.
- A Lopez Island house belonging to a Cheney man was burglarized.It was reported by the caretaker.
- A 63-year-old Eastsound man was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs after a single vehicle crash on Olga Road on Orcas Island.
- A Lopez Island man was attacked by a pit bull while visiting the home of its 41-year-old Lopez Island owner. house belonging to a Cheney man was burglarized.It was reported by the caretaker.
- A 59-year-old Friday Harbor woman's car was sideswiped by a gray work truck as she drove on False Bay Road. Deputies looked for it but couldn't find it. Later they were called to a domestic call. In the driveway was a truck matching the description. It had fresh damage. They arrested a Friday Harbor man for hit and run - attended, domestic violence. He was airlifted to a mainland hospital for alcohol-related detox. An investigation is continuing.
- Someone attached a hose to a rainwater catchment system at a house belonging to an 81-year-old Lopez Island part-time resident.
- A 58-year-old Friday Harbor man driving a GMC flatbed pickup truck crossed the center line on Cattle Point Road and was pulled over. He had a warrant out of Mount Vernon for driving while license third-degree license revoked. It was non-extratidable He was administratively booked in San Juan County and released.
- A couple found a stray dog. A 51-year-old woman tied it to a tree in their front yard until a deputy could pick it up and take it the the substation on Lopez Island where it was given food and water. A worker from the Animal Protection Society picked it up later.
- A 58-year-old San Juan Island man was taken into custody for driving while license suspended or revoked third-degree after he was seen crossing the center line several times while driving his 1966 GMC on San Juan Valley Road.
- A 51-year-old Lopez Island man found a black pouch, straw, tissue paper wrapped around broken glass tube on a Lopez Round. It was taken to the Sheriff's substation. There was not enough residue to test.
- A bomb squad was called in to dispose of pyric acid bandages in an old first aid kit.
- A 60-year-old Friday Harbor woman received a packet of letters from a Wisconsin man. A McDonald's receipt for a cup of coffee, poetry and a letter demanding $27,000 were included in the packet. Deputies contacted Wisconsin authorities who said the man had mental problems and a history of this type of behavior.
- A 39-year-old intoxicated Friday Harbor was arrested for 4th degree assault domestic violence after his 51-year-old female partner told deputies she took his keys to stop him from driving. After deputies spoke the couple, both said the man had assaulted the woman.
- A stop sign post was broken off at the intersection of Mud Bay and Richardson Roads on Lopez Island.
- Missing woman's body found on Waldron Island. FULL STORY
- A 36-year-old Friday Harbor Elementary School teacher's purse was stolen from her classroom. It contained $20 cash, keys, driver's license, two debit cards, and a credit card. No one was in the classroom, students were in the classroom next door.
- A 22-year-old Olga woman was arrested for violation of a 24-year-old Eastsound man's protection order. Gale force winds prevented transport of the woman to District 1 (Friday Harbor). She agreed to stay in her residence and not contact him. A report of the violation was sent to the prosecutor.
- The receiver/frame for a pistol was discovered at Jacksons Beach during a very low tide. It is registered to a 50-year-old Seattle man.
- A 39-year-old Seattle man had been told by a Friday Harbor apartment complex manager not to come to the complex again. When he did, the manager called deputies. They told the man to leave and that he would be arrested for trespass if he returned.
- A 32-year-old Mount Vernon man was taken into custody because of a San Juan County Superior Court warrant and charged with four counts of delivery of a controlled substance. FULL STORY.
- A 1972 Ford pickup was stolen from a Lopez Island garage belonging to a 57-year-old Seattle man. The house had also been burglarized. The crimes were reported by the 63-year-old caretaker.
- A 35-year-old San Juan Island man was cited for driving with his license suspended or revoked third-degree.
- A 32-year-old San Juan Island man crashed his car during very icy conditions.
- Someone apparently driving too fast for the snowy and icy road conditions, hit a mailbox post belonging to a 70-year-old man San Juan Island man. The driver drove away without leaving a note.
- A 60-year-old San Juan Island woman reported mail was stolen from her mailbox on Miller Road.
- Mail was stolen from a mailbox on Misty Isle Drive on San Juan Island.
- Someone stole a stack of wood from a residence on Emmerling Place.
- A 50-year-old Friday Harbor man was arrested for violating a no-contact order. A 54-year-old Friday Harbor woman said he had been contacting her three to four times a day since he had been released from jail.
- 18-year-old Friday Harbor man arrested on four counts of Violation of the Controlled Substance Act. A trial date has been set for March 26, 2012. FULL STORY
- A 44-year-old Friday Harbor woman was airlifted to a mainland hospital with possible neck injuries after a single-vehicle accident on Wold Road. She had swerved to avoid hitting a deer and her SUV rolled over several times before coming to rest upside down.
- A 17-year-old Friday Harbor High School junior was found to be under the influence of alcohol after he drove his vehicle off the roadway on Treeline Drive.
- A 62-year-old Eastsound man brought part of a seal bomb to the sheriff's office. He believed the bomb was used to blow up his neighbor's mailbox.
- A dog found by a county worker running loose on Lopez was taken to the substation and given food and water. It didn't have a leash or collar. The APS was contacted.
- A 45-year-old Lopez Island man reported cash and food missing from his unattended farm stand which is open 24/7.
- A 50-year-old Friday Harbor man left his rifle in the sheriff's office for safekeeping.
- An 11-year-old Orcas Island boy escaped with only a small abrasion on his right knee after he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle. The driver, a 58-year-old Eastsound woman was not at fault. She was stopped at the intersection of Northbeach Road and School Road. The bicyclist was going westbound on School Road preparing to cross North Beach Road. As she began going through the intersection, he went through the stop sign without stopping and was struck by her car. He and his bicycle were partially pinned by the front spoiler. The accident report clearly stated the driver was not at fault. The slow rate of speed of the car was a key reason for the lack of injury.
- The San Juan Island Animal Protection Society's building was broken into during the night. $119 worth of damage was done.
- A 75-year-old San Juan Island man hit the accelerator instead of the brakes as he backed out of a parking space on Spring Street Monday and crashed into four unoccupied parked cars. He told deputies he has a medical condition which causes his feet to go numb and he can't feel the pedals. No one was hurt in the crash, which damaged the facade on the smallest coffee shop in the county. The driver's 2011 Jeep Cherokee hit a 1997 Jeep Cherokee, a 2001 Jeep Cherokee - which was shoved into the coffee shop's facade - a 2003 SUV and a 1993 Lexus sedan.
- A 39-year-old Eastsound man saw a man leave his neighbor's house at night. He chased after him but was unable to catch him. The back door was unlocked and a mag light was missing. He told the deputy the name of a person he suspected.