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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands Nov. 2-9: Attempted burglary, suicide, shared medication, theft

San Juan County Deputies responded to 135 calls from November 2 - 8, 2022 including: A deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a former caregiver of a family member who had been stealing from the person they were caring for. Information is still being collected and further investigation is needed. San Juan deputies responded to a report of an attempted residential burglary. A person attempted to enter a residence, then fled the area when the homeowner's dogs began barking at them. No entry was made to the residence, and nothing was taken or damaged. A Lopez deputy investigated a suicide in which the victim hanged himself.

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.


22-008005 Harassment 05:56:49 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy responded to a report of Harassment in Friday Harbor. Two businesses requested a person trespassed from their businesses. There was no probable cause for the crime of harassment and the person was issued trespass letters for the businesses. Report made.

22-008006 Traffic Violation 08:01:57 (San Juan Island) INA

22-008007 Civil Problem 08:27:43 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008008 Citizen Assist 10:29:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008009 Animal at Large 11:09:28 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008010 Citizen Assist 12:05:26 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008011 Citizen Assist 12:42:17  NR

22-008012 Mental Health 14:02:38 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008013 Traffic Violation 14:08:33 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008014 Civil Problem 15:52:31 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008015 Animal at Large 17:38:08  NR

22-008016 Animal at Large 19:00:38 NR

22-008017 Citizen Assist 19:24:07  NR

22-008018 Animal at Large 20:15:44 (Lopez Island) NR

22-008019 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:07:40 UNF

22-008020 Controlled Substance Problem 22:01:42 (San Juan Island) CAA

An inmate shared their medication with a fellow inmate. Charges were forwarded to the Prosecutor's Office for two counts of delivery of controlled substance.

22-008021 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 23:28:34 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy observed a vehicle parked on the side of the road with litter outside of it. The occupant of the vehicle was issued an infraction for littering less than 1 cubic foot.


22-008022 Mental Health 07:57:47 (Orcas Island) INA

Deputies on Orcas responded to a possible mental crisis. Information and resources were given to all parties. A report was taken.

22-008023 Accident-NonInj 08:03:05 (San Juan Island) NR

San Juan deputy responded to a report of a single vehicle collision in which a driver struck a deer. The occupants of the vehicle were uninjured and the deer fled the area. The collision was determined to be non-reportable.

22-008024 VIN Inspection 08:34:50 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008025 Malicious Mischief 09:34:50 (Orcas Island) INA

Deputy on Orcas was dispatched to a vandalism call at The Village Green bathrooms. Photographs were taken and a report written. No suspects at this time.

22-008026 Parking Problem 09:51:15 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008027 Citizen Assist 10:32:24 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008029 Lost Property 11:33:07 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008028 Civil Problem 11:33:54 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008030 Found Property 12:08:16 (San Juan Island) INA

22-008031 Sick or Injured Animal 12:43:34 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008032 Traffic Violation 14:06:49 (San Juan Island) CIC

San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 63 MPH in a posted 45 MPH speed zone. The driver was issued infractions for speed, expired registration over 2 months and no insurance. A warning was given for no driver's license on person.

22-008033 Burglary - Residential 14:43:07 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of an attempted residential burglary. A person attempted to enter a residence, then fled the area when the homeowner's dogs began barking at them. No entry was made to the residence, and nothing was taken or damaged.

22-008034 Boating Problem 14:56:40 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008035 Citizen Assist 15:33:05 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008036 Agency Assistance 16:05:06  NR

22-008037 Theft 16:07:51 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of a stolen Stihl MS180C chainsaw. There are no workable leads and the incident was documented.

22-008038 Traffic Violation 17:21:13 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008039 Traffic Violation 18:38:12  NR

22-008040 Welfare Check 18:51:34 (San Juan Island) UNF

22-008041 Theft 22:23:26 (San Juan Island) NR


22-008042 Trouble Unknown 03:03:37 UNF

22-008043 Traffic Violation 07:51:03 (San Juan Island) CIC

San Juan deputy conducted a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle on Roche Harbor Rd. The driver was issued an infraction for Speeding - 60mph in a 45mph zone.

22-008044 Parking Problem 08:34:24 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008045 Boating Problem 08:49:51 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008046 Trouble Unknown 08:52:00 NR

22-008047 Citizen Assist 09:09:44 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008048 Theft 10:35:31 (San Juan Island) UNF

22-008049 Citizen Assist 10:45:24 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008050 Agency Assistance 11:13:27 (San Juan Island) ACT

San Juan deputy responded to an agency assist request from Safe San Juans. The victim was interviewed, and a report was generated. The investigation is ongoing.

22-008051 Harassment 11:26:02 (Orcas Island) ACT

Orcas deputy responded to a report of harassment. An investigation was conducted and a report completed.

22-008052 Trespassing 13:54:35 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008053 Theft 16:26:07 (Orcas Island) INA

Lopez Deputy responded to a theft call. A Lopez citizen reported that political signs had been stolen off the roadside. The incident was documented.

22-008054 Welfare Check 16:37:48  NR

22-008055 Malicious Mischief 16:55:52 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-008056 Traffic Hazard 17:58:44 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008057 Citizen Assist 18:13:00 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008058 Traffic Violation 19:05:17  NR

22-008059 Traffic Hazard 19:49:35 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008060 Traffic Violation 20:05:55 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008061 Alarm 20:18:29 ACT

22-008062 Traffic Violation 22:44:51 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008063 Noise Complaint /not dogs 23:53:24 (San Juan Island) NR


22-008064 Sex Offender Registration 08:22:20 (Lopez Island) NR

22-008065 Boating Problem 08:49:27 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008066 Accident-HitRun 10:43:37 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident reported damage to a mailbox post. Evidence was collected from the scene.

22-008067 Animal Noise 11:10:26 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008068 Traffic Violation 11:58:40 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008069 Traffic Hazard 11:59:19 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008070 Welfare Check 12:03:19 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008071 Boating Problem 12:15:10 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008072 Suicide, Actual 12:18:41 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy investigated a suicide in which the victim hanged himself.

22-008073 Theft 12:30:20 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputy responded to a report of stolen dogs. The theft and victim live in Thurston County and the information was provided to the Thurston County Sheriff's Office for follow up.

22-008074 Found Property 13:28:19 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008075 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 15:15:28 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008076 Trouble Unknown 16:04:04 INA

22-008077 Traffic Violation 16:37:45  NR

22-008078 Traffic Violation 17:21:27 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008079 Traffic Violation 19:38:10 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008080 Information Report 22:02:58 CIC


22-008081 Vicious Animal 07:30:16 (San Juan Island) ACT

22-008082 Parking Problem 09:25:00 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008083 Boating Problem 09:39:33 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008084 Traffic Hazard 10:04:20 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008085 Civil Problem 10:33:05 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008086 Trouble Unknown 11:03:58 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008087 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 12:11:30 (Lopez Island) NR

22-008088 Traffic Violation 13:11:23 (Lopez Island) INA

22-008089 Animal at Large 13:28:10 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008090 Mental Health 15:03:21 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Mental Health Issue in the Friday Harbor area. The deputy arrived and contacted the person. The person was in crisis and requested assistance. The person was taken where they could receive assistance. Report taken.

22-008091 Traffic Violation 15:20:51 (Orcas Island) NR

Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 49 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone.

22-008092 Theft 16:23:57 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a former caregiver of a family member who had been stealing from the person they were caring for. Information is still being collected and further investigation is needed.

22-008093 Animal at Large 17:20:14 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008094 Sick or Injured Animal 17:20:32 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008095 Domestic Dispute or Assault 18:54:02 (Orcas Island) CAA

Deputies on Orcas Island responded to a domestic dispute. One person was arrested for assault in the fourth degree, domestic violence.

22-008096 Malicious Mischief 19:13:32 (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of vandalism, it was reported that a vehicle had a puncture hole in it. The reporting party did not wish to pursue criminal charges against anyone. they just wanted the Sheriff's Office to be aware of what happened.


22-008097 Trouble Unknown 00:08:47 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008098 Welfare Check 00:54:32 (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of a possible suicidal individual with access to firearms. The individual was located and contacted. They wanted to talk with someone eventually and did not have a current plan to harm themself. An informational report was completed.

22-008099 Trouble Unknown 04:20:21 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008100 Traffic Violation 07:38:52 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez driver was stopped for disregarding a clearly posted road closure sign.

22-008101 Citizen Assist 08:05:31 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008102 Vehicle Prowl 08:44:03 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted at the Sheriff's Office about a Vehicle Prowl. The person reported that their vehicle had been entered over the previous week. Only thing taken was a spare key to a residence. Report taken.

22-008103 Citizen Assist 09:06:21 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008104 Citizen Assist 10:22:00 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008105 Agency Assistance 11:13:28 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008106 Citizen Assist 11:16:21 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008107 Traffic Violation 12:27:57 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008108 Agency Assistance 13:23:26 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008109 Weapon Safekeeping 13:25:24 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008110 Citizen Assist 13:43:41 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008111 Welfare Check 13:45:52 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008112 Sick or Injured Animal 13:49:19 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008113 Court Order Violation 14:15:57 (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy on San Juan Island received a report of a violation of a protection order. Probable cause was established for violation of an anti-harassment order and the case was forwarded to the prosecutor’s office.

22-008114 Parking Problem 14:36:56 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was dispatched to a boat trailer that was left in the courthouse parking lot. The trailer was tagged with a 72 hour notice to move or be towed.

22-008115 Citizen Assist 15:10:42 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008116 Trouble Unknown 15:37:49 INA

22-008117 Found Property 15:58:18 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008118 Accident-NonInj 16:14:34 (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy on Orcas responded to an accident with no injury near Eastsound. Both parties had exchanged information when the deputy arrived and a report was taken.

22-008119 Traffic Hazard 16:43:12 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008120 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 17:53:44 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008121 Citizen Assist 18:23:55 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008122 Trouble Unknown 19:44:38 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008123 Citizen Assist 20:13:45 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008124 Medical Emergency 23:43:54 (Orcas Island) NR


22-008125 Disorderly Conduct 06:04:19 (Orcas Island) CLO

Deputies on Orcas responded to the ferry landing for a disorderly conduct call. After the investigation was completed there was no crime. A report was taken.

22-008126 Traffic Hazard 07:00:40 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008127 Citizen Assist 08:43:47 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008128 Malicious Mischief 10:15:03 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008129 Citizen Assist 10:35:24 (San Juan Island) NR

22-008130 Abandoned Vehicle 10:37:02 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008131 Traffic Violation 11:04:25 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008132 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 12:15:56 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008133 Theft 13:08:23 (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of theft from the Port of Friday Harbor. The property was recovered and the individual responsible was located. The Port wished to trespass the individual from all Port properties. The individual was located and served with the trespass letter.

22-008134 Citizen Assist 13:38:29 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008135 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:50:39 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008136 Boating Problem 17:07:30 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008137 Traffic Violation 17:26:44 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008138 Citizen Assist 18:15:21 (Orcas Island) NR

22-008139 Trouble Unknown 21:37:19 (San Juan Island) NR


22-008140 Disorderly Conduct 00:01:41 (San Juan Island) NR

Last modified onSaturday, 26 November 2022 00:53

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