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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands Sept. 28 - Oct. 5: Burglar flees, ransom demand on business, phony flyers about dog, single vehicle crashes, scams, DVs

San Juan County Deputies responded to 207 calls from September 28-Oct. 4, 2022 including: deputy was contacted about a Kidnapping. The person stated that they met a person online and they were coming to live with them. The person failed to arrived and they received an email claiming the person had been kidnapped. A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of flyers being posted around Friday Harbor with an image of the reporting party's dogs on it. There is currently no suspect information or workable leads. A report was completed.A Deputy responded to a report of an attempted Fraud. The caller received an email stating that the party had hacked her business website & would hold it hostage unless she paid $3000 in Bitcoin. The caller stated her website didn't appear to be hacked and she suffered no loss as she did not send any funds.

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 28, 2022

22-007075 Unwanted Person 06:11:55 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007076 Vagrancy 07:57:40 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007077 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 09:01:33 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007078 Boating Acc NI 09:22:23 (Orcas Island) INA

22-007079 Fraud 09:24:03 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas responded to a fraud callback near Eastsound. A report was taken. The reporting party had no loss, and all information passed on the Sheriff's Office will be followed up on.

22-007080 Traffic Violation 09:41:22 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007081 Fraud 10:21:37 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007082 Traffic Hazard 10:55:49 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007083 Trouble Unknown 11:20:00 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007084 Sex Offense 11:45:53 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of a sex offense at a business. After an investigation was complete, it was found that no crime was committed and an employee was trespassed from the business.

22-007085 Property Damage, Non Vandalism 12:26:37 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of property damage. The damage was found to be accidental and no crime was committed. The incident was documented.

22-007086 Found Property 12:59:56 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy responded to a Found Property call in Friday Harbor. A debit card was found at the Port of Friday Harbor and turned into the Sheriff's Office. The owner was unable to be located and the debit card was entered into the property room per policy. Report made.

22-007087 Abandoned Vehicle 13:13:39 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007088 Citizen Assist 13:32:39 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007089 Traffic Violation 13:37:58 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007090 Citizen Assist 14:01:20 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007091 Theft 14:08:26 (Lopez Island) ACT

Lopez Deputy responded to a report of stolen mail. A report was taken.

22-007092 Citizen Assist 14:25:36 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007093 Vicious Animal 14:38:58 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007094 Citizen Assist 14:53:26 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007095 Citizen Assist 15:35:30 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007096 Found Property 15:36:04 (San Juan Island) CLO

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a found credit card at the Friday Harbor Drug store. Owner contact information was unable to be located. The credit card was submitted into evidence as found property. A report was completed.

22-007097 Found Property 15:48:36 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007098 Agency Assistance 16:08:39 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007099 Agency Assistance 16:28:32 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007100 Missing Person 16:38:36 UNF

22-007101 Vehicle Theft 16:49:55 (Lopez Island) ACT

22-007102 Theft 18:44:04 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007103 Sex Offender Registration 19:25:09 (Orcas Island) CAA

Deputy on Orcas Island arrested a person with an outstanding warrant.

22-007104 Animal at Large 19:58:41 UNF

22-007105 Unconscious BLS 20:39:57 NR

22-007106 Sick or Injured Animal 20:53:03 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007107 Noise Complaint /not dogs 21:09:37 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007108 Domestic Dispute or Assault 22:03:36 (Orcas Island) CAA

Lopez Island Deputies were dispatched to a domestic disturbance. One of the involved parties was arrested for malicious mischief and booked into the San Juan County Jail. A report was taken.

22-007109 Accident-NonInj 23:38:19 (Orcas Island) NR

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2022

22-007110 Weapons Noise 05:34:00 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007111 Fraud 08:01:09 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007112 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 09:26:14 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007113 Found Property 09:36:35 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007114 Theft 09:48:50 (Lopez Island) NR

Lopez Deputy responded to a call related to the mail theft on Lopez Island.

22-007115 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 09:55:33 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007116 Found Property 10:52:56 (San Juan Island) NR

San Juan deputy responded to a report of found property. No contact information was available for the owner and the property was entered into evidence for safekeeping.

22-007117 Accident-HitRun 11:12:28 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of a hit and run involving a fire hydrant. The owner of the vehicle called the collision in several hours later saying they swerved to miss a deer, but did not remember the collision. Alcohol/drug use is suspected but PC could not be developed.

22-007118 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 11:26:43 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007119 Animal at Large 12:19:43 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007120 Citizen Assist 12:42:35 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007121 Controlled Substance Problem 12:45:24 (San Juan Island) CLO

Deputy responded to a found property report of a container with an unknown white powder inside. The substance tested negative for methamphetamine, cocaine, & heroin. The unknown substance was entered into the evidence room for destruction.

22-007122 Citizen Assist 13:08:26 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007123 Theft 13:16:39 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of a theft at a local storage unit. There is no suspect information or workable leads and the report was documented.

22-007124 Traffic Violation 14:00:06 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007125 Citizen Assist 14:01:02 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007126 Accident-NonInj 14:41:50 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007127 Theft 14:43:12 (Lopez Island) INA

22-007128 Fraud 14:53:01 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas responded to a fraud call near Eastsound. A report was taken.

22-007129 Found Property 14:55:30 (San Juan Island) CLO

Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of found property. The items were entered into the evidence system.

22-007130 Citizen Assist 15:13:48 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007131 Disorderly Conduct 15:25:04 (Orcas Island) INA

Orcas deputy responded to a report of disorderly man in Eastsound. The man was contacted and identified as a local homeless person who was intoxicated and in violation of his probation conditions. Settled by contact. A report was written.

22-007132 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:47:55 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007133 Citizen Assist 17:11:27 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007134 Traffic Violation 17:14:08 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007135 Citizen Assist 18:07:40 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007136 Sex Offender Registration 18:39:45 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007137 Sex Offender Registration 18:57:44 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007138 Boating Problem 18:57:49 NR

22-007139 Sex Offender Registration 19:11:16 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007140 Parking Problem 20:15:40 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007141 Animal at Large 20:18:37 UNF

22-007142 Prowler 20:18:58 (Orcas Island) CAA

Orcas Island Deputies responded to a burglary in progress on the 500 block of Harborview Ln. A suspect was found burglarizing a garage, brandished a weapon at deputies and fled on foot. The suspect was not caught and the investigation is on-going.

22-007143 Animal at Large 21:52:49 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007144 Alarm 22:42:38 (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

22-007145 Medical Emergency 04:47:43 (Lopez Island) UNF

22-007146 Traffic Violation 07:13:16 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007147 Citizen Assist 07:37:04 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007148 Citizen Assist 07:46:44 (Lopez Island) CLO

22-007150 Welfare Check 08:15:10 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007149 Wanted Person 08:15:51 (Lopez Island) INA

22-007151 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:22:30 (Lopez Island) INA

22-007152 Citizen Assist 09:15:36 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007153 Citizen Assist 09:53:31 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007154 Animal at Large 10:12:50 (Orcas Island) CLO

22-007155 Vagrancy 10:15:58 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007156 Welfare Check 10:17:45 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of a welfare check. An individual was found to be in violation of court ordered conditions of release and the report was forwarded to the individual's probation officer.

22-007157 Citizen Assist 11:08:17 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007158 Welfare Check 11:33:23 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of a welfare check. An individual was voluntarily transported to the hospital for a mental evaluation.

22-007159 Traffic Violation 12:27:57 (San Juan Island) CIC

San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the driver did not have a driver's license. The driver was issued infractions for no valid license with ID and no insurance. The owner of the vehicle was warned for allowing an unauthorized person to drive.

22-007160 Parking Problem 12:42:51 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007161 Illegal Smoking/Possession 12:54:41 (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas deputy responded to a report of tobacco purchased as local business and given to a minor. An investigation is ongoing.

22-007162 Citizen Assist 13:13:22 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007163 Alarm 14:09:19 (Orcas Island) FAL

22-007164 Abandoned Vehicle 14:43:50 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007165 Citizen Assist 15:39:43 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007166 Accident-HitRun 16:04:16 (Lopez Island) ACT

22-007167 Alarm 16:18:50 (Orcas Island) FAL

22-007168 Citizen Dispute 16:39:25 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007169 Allergy ALS 16:47:16 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007170 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 17:04:09 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007171 Citizen Dispute 17:14:47 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of a citizen dispute on Linder St. The reporting party initially advised they were assaulted but they did not wish to pursue charges. After being advised that the catalyzing incident was civil in nature, they decided they did wish to pursue charges.

22-007172 Trouble Unknown 17:50:43 NR

22-007173 Malicious Mischief 18:29:13 (Lopez Island) ACT

22-007174 Trouble Unknown 18:42:47 UNF

22-007175 Citizen Assist 20:00:26 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007176 Citizen Assist 21:16:27 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007177 Domestic Dispute or Assault 21:59:22 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of a domestic incident. Investigation revealed that no crime occurred, and all parties agreed to separate for the night. The incident was documented.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2022

22-007178 Trespassing 06:45:59 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007179 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:48:26 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007180 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 09:08:35 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007181 Disorderly Conduct 09:58:10 (Orcas Island) INA

Orcas deputy responded to altercation that took place a local business in Eastsound. Investigation continues.

22-007182 Parking Problem 11:28:41 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007183 Citizen Assist 12:16:22 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007184 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 12:41:28 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007185 Found Property 13:32:05 (Lopez Island) ACT

22-007186 Found Property 14:00:38 (Lopez Island) ACT

22-007188 Fraud 14:54:31 (Orcas Island) CLO

Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a fraud complaint. An elderly person sent several thousand dollars to an unidentified suspect in a bail money scam. If you are contacted to bail-out a loved one, please stop and verify the circumstances. This is a very common tactic uses by scammers.

22-007187 Traffic Violation 14:56:16 (San Juan Island) CIC

San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for driving with wheels off roadway. The driver was issued a citation for DWLS 3rd degree and was issued infractions for no insurance and driving with wheels off roadway.

22-007189 Trauma ALS 15:00:02 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007190 Trespassing 17:02:23 (Orcas Island) CLO

Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a trespassing complaint. The suspect neither located nor identified.

22-007191 Animal at Large 17:04:06 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007192 Found Property 17:23:35 (San Juan Island) CLO

Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of found property. The item was entered into the evidence system.

22-007193 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 17:38:38 (Orcas Island) CAA

Deputies on Orcas Island responded to the sighting of a person wanted in a previously reported burglary. The person was located and taken into custody.

22-007194 Welfare Check 17:58:14 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007195 Welfare Check 20:00:19 (Orcas Island) NR

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2022

22-007196 Noise Complaint /not dogs 01:06:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007197 Weapons Noise 06:27:27 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007198 Welfare Check 08:10:00 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007199 Citizen Assist 09:34:57 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007200 Accident-Injury, Traffic 11:44:36 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a single vehicle collision. The vehicle appeared to have gone off the roadway, hit the embankment and rolled. The driver showed no signs of impairment and was transported by SJI EMS.

22-007201 Fraud 13:53:48 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of fraud. Someone had reportedly attempted to use fake money in the last week. The incident was not reported at the time of use The store wanted the Sheriff's Office to be aware of someone using fake money in town. A report was completed.

22-007202 Traffic Violation 14:06:19 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007203 Citizen Assist 15:13:42 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of flyers being posted around Friday Harbor with an image of the reporting party's dogs on it. There is currently no suspect information or workable leads. A report was completed.

22-007204 Noise Complaint /not dogs 15:57:06 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007205 Alarm 16:17:45 UNF

22-007206 Animal at Large 17:03:47 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007207 Sex Offender Registration 18:17:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007208 Traffic Violation 20:50:56 (Orcas Island) NR

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2022

22-007209 Trespassing 06:40:09 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007210 Citizen Assist 07:33:11 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007211 Death Investigation 07:41:03 INA

22-007212 Burglary,NonRes 08:08:05 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Commercial Burglary in the Friday Harbor area. The person reported the business was entered over the weekend and some items were missing. Evidence gathered at the scene and report taken.

22-007213 Parking Problem 08:20:34 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007214 Threats 09:07:07 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy responded to a report of an attempted Fraud. The caller received an email stating that the party had hacked her business website & would hold it hostage unless she paid $3000 in Bitcoin. The caller stated her website didn't appear to be hacked and she suffered no loss as she did not send any

22-007215 Burglary,NonRes 09:08:09 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to a Commercial Burglary in the Friday Harbor area. The business owner had security camera footage of someone inside his business. The owner noticed a few items missing. Follow up required. Report taken.

22-007216 Citizen Assist 09:34:32 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007217 Citizen Assist 09:51:24 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007218 Vehicle Theft 10:41:39 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007219 Theft 10:51:15 (Lopez Island) NR A Lopez Deputy took a report relating to the mail theft incident.

22-007220 VIN Inspection 11:50:16 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007221 Civil Problem 12:24:06 (Lopez Island) NR

22-007222 Abandoned Vehicle 12:24:50 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007223 Theft 12:33:08 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy responded to a report of a Theft of a street sign that occurred sometime between 10/1/22 and 10/3/22. There is no suspect information, no video footage, and no workable leads at the time. San Juan County Public Works was notified and a report completed.

22-007224 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:12:47 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007225 Citizen Assist 13:17:54 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007226 Boating Problem 13:18:11 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007227 Citizen Assist 13:19:36 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007228 Abandoned Vehicle 13:27:08 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007229 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:41:30 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of suspicious activity. An Apple Air Tag was located on someone's vehicle. The Air Tag appeared to be dead when the deputy received and would no longer pair with a phone. The incident was documented.

22-007230 Citizen Assist 13:49:31 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007231 Citizen Assist 13:57:05 (Orcas Island) CLO

22-007232 Sex Offender Registration 14:41:54 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007233 Citizen Assist 15:02:27 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007234 Citizen Assist 15:08:30 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007235 Sex Offender Registration 15:24:13 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007236 Weapon Safekeeping 15:39:25 (Orcas Island) INA

Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a safekeeping call at the substation. A report was taken.

22-007237 Trespassing 16:08:34 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-007238 Sex Offender Registration 16:46:41 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007239 Fraud 16:48:57 (Orcas Island) ACT

22-007240 Trouble Unknown 16:57:28 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007241 Trespassing 17:04:28 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007243 Civil Problem 17:12:09 (Orcas Island) CLO

Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a civil dispute involving access to water from a shared well. The Deputy contacted the involved parties and completed an informational report.

22-007242 Sex Offender Registration 17:13:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007244 Assault - Aggravated 18:08:20 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-007245 Trauma BLS 18:47:40 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island transported an in-custody individual to the hospital after they were seen by EMS. The individual had an injury that occurred before entering the jail that needed to be evaluated further. The hospital cleared the individual to return to jail. A report was completed.

22-007246 Parking Problem 19:41:19 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007247 Noise Complaint /not dogs 20:32:21 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007248 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:58:55 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007249 Animal Bite 21:07:21 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-007250 Traffic Violation 21:21:09 (Orcas Island) CIC

Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 44 miles per hour in a 25 miles per hour zone.

22-007251 Area Check 21:36:03 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007252 Area Check 23:52:13 (Orcas Island) NR

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2022

22-007253 Found Property 07:58:37 (Orcas Island) CLO

22-007254 Citizen Assist 08:39:06 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007255 Citizen Assist 08:46:33 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007256 Citizen Assist 09:25:11 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007257 Citizen Dispute 09:34:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007258 Theft 10:00:25 (Orcas Island) ACT

22-007259 Citizen Assist 10:47:26 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007260 Mental Health 11:29:50 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007261 Welfare Check 11:57:19 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007262 Citizen Assist 13:13:10 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy responded to a citizen assist call in the lobby of the Sheriff's Station. A known individual came into the station, completed a statement form, and left after giving the form to dispatch. No crime was reported and the statement was not related to any open cases. Statement attached

22-007263 Traffic Violation 13:14:08 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007264 Citizen Assist 13:29:17 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007265 Kidnapping 13:55:10 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was contacted about a Kidnapping. The person stated that they met a person online and they were coming to live with them. The person failed to arrived and they received an e-mail claiming the person had been kidnapped. Incident is currently being investigated.

22-007266 Boating Problem 14:07:30 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007267 Traffic Violation 14:16:23 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007268 Animal at Large 14:47:35 (San Juan Island) NR

22-007269 Citizen Assist 16:56:27 (Orcas Island) CLO

22-007270 Disorderly Conduct 17:04:59 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007271 Traffic Violation 18:35:28 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007272 Sex Offender Registration 19:04:18 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007274 Citizen Assist 19:09:17 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007273 Sex Offender Registration 19:09:29 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007275 Fraud 19:21:40 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of fraud. The victim let their partner borrow their debit card, and the partner does not remember making the purchase of approximately $30 USD. The individual wanted to report that there might be a credit card skimmer on the island. A report was completed.

22-007276 Sex Offender Registration 19:26:50 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007277 Sex Offender Registration 19:47:33 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007278 Court Order Violation 21:24:09 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to an order violation. The protected party wanted the individual spoken to and did not want to pursue an order violation on the first offense since the order is new. The petitioner and respondent were both spoken to separately. A report was completed.

22-007279 Area Check 22:27:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-007280 Area Check 22:45:39 (Orcas Island) NR

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2022

22-007281 Traffic Hazard 04:48:35 CLO

Total Incidents for This Report: 207

Last modified onThursday, 13 October 2022 04:34

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