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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands June 7-13, 2023: Dog dies after encounter with dangerous dog, brakes fail - truck hits tree - excavator tips over trying to help...

San Juan County Deputies responded to 224 calls from June 7-13, 2023 including: A Lopez Island Deputy responded when a dog attacked a neighboring dog. The injured dog was tended to by a vet technician, but the dog succumbed to its injuries. The owner of the attacking dog was issued a citation and the dog will be declared as dangerous, imposing numerous restrictions and fees. A Friday Harbor resident reported missing, her 10' Walker Bay dinghy from the Port of Friday Harbor. The dinghy was tied up at the dinghy dock and was last seen around the 23rd of April. The dinghy had a 10 horse motor and is white with grey seats and a dark grey pontoon kit. A Lopez Island Deputy and Lopez EMS responded when a truck experiencing brake problems failed to negotiate a corner and crashed into a tree. An excavator came to retrieve the truck, but the excavator lost balance and flipped on its side while attempting to lift the truck. No one was injured.

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, JUNE 7, 2023

23-004196 Traffic Violation 07:34:29 (Orcas Island) CIC

A deputy on Orcas Island stopped a vehicle for speed. The driver was issued an infraction for speed, 64 miles per hour in a 40 mile per hour zone.

23-004197 Traffic Hazard 07:43:25 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004198 Weapon Safekeeping 07:56:49 (San Juan Island) INA

23-004199 Traffic Violation 08:32:35 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004200 Trouble Unknown 08:48:35 INA

23-004201 Traffic Violation 08:56:50 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004203 Boating Problem 09:04:32 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004202 Traffic Violation 09:05:28 (Orcas Island) CIC

A deputy on Orcas Island stopped a vehicle for speed. The driver was issued infractions for speed, 44 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone and for no proof of insurance.

23-004204 Trespassing 09:43:22 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004205 Animal at Large 10:35:50 (Lopez Island) NR

23-004206 Boating Problem 10:51:44 (San Juan Island) INA

A Friday Harbor resident reported missing, her 10' Walker Bay dinghy from the Port of Friday Harbor. The dinghy was tied up at the dinghy dock and was last seen around the 23rd of April. The dinghy had a 10 horse motor and is white with grey seats and a dark grey pontoon kit.

23-004207 VIN Inspection 11:50:32 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004208 Trespassing 12:09:21 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-004209 Traffic Violation 12:20:08 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004210 Traffic Violation 12:29:49 (Lopez Island) NR

23-004211 Traffic Violation 12:35:25 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004212 Juvenile Problem 12:37:20 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004213 Mental Health 12:41:11 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded when a Lopez individual self admitted to drug use and suicidal thoughts. The individual was transported to a medical center for treatment.

23-004214 Parking Problem 13:19:21 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004215 Citizen Assist 13:30:05 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004216 Missing Person 13:36:44 INA

23-004217 VIN Inspection 13:47:04 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004218 Welfare Check 14:05:47 (Orcas Island) NR 6/7/23-A Lopez deputy was contacted for a welfare check on a person with substance use disorder.

23-004219 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:58:01 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas Island was dispatched to a report of hearing gunshots the night before. A report was taken.

23-004220 Citizen Assist 15:17:09 INA

23-004221 Traffic Violation 15:46:05 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004222 Trouble Unknown 16:08:58 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004223 Citizen Assist 16:14:43 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004224 Citizen Assist 16:16:12 (Lopez Island) NR

23-004225 Trouble Unknown 16:44:19 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004226 Trouble Unknown 17:12:38 NR

23-004227 Accident-NonInj 17:27:31 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a single vehicle accident that occurred on private property. The driver provided repayment for a damaged fence post to the property owner.

23-004228 Animal at Large 17:47:08 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004229 Trouble Unknown 21:34:02 R Brandt NR

THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2023

23-004230 Traffic Violation 01:04:13 (San Juan Island) CAA

An off-duty San Juan deputy observed an individual driving on a suspended driver's license and violating a protection order. The individual was arrested for the order violation and the report was forwarded to the Prosecutor's Office for a charging decision for DWLS 2nd degree.

23-004231 Vicious Animal 06:21:31 NR

23-004232 Animal at Large 08:38:03 NR

23-004233 Vicious Animal 09:17:00 INA

23-004234 Theft 09:18:13 (San Juan Island) UNF

23-004235 Found Property 09:32:17 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004236 Citizen Assist 09:46:48 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004237 Civil Problem 10:13:54 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to a property line dispute on the 100 block of Racoon Point Rd. After speaking with the reporting party, it was determined the matter was civil in nature. A documentation report was authored.

23-004238 Welfare Check 10:33:32 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004239 Confidential 11:12:48 (San Juan Island) INA

23-004240 Boating Problem 11:17:29 NR

23-004241 Citizen Assist 11:27:29 (Lopez Island) NR

23-004242 Boating Problem 11:32:20 NR

23-004243 Boating Problem 11:42:28 NR

23-004244 Boating Problem 11:57:53 NR

23-004245 Boating Problem 12:17:11 NR

23-004246 Boating Problem 12:19:25 NR

23-004247 Weapons Offense 12:39:39 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-004248 Citizen Assist 12:51:15 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004249 Trespassing 13:47:57 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Trespassing in the San Juan Island area. A business was requesting a trespass for a person. The person was served with a Trespass Warning Letter. Report taken.

23-004250 Domestic Dispute or Assault 14:02:06 (Orcas Island) INA

Deputies responded to an Eastsound address on a report of a domestic dispute. It was discovered that a mother and daughter had an altercation. Both parties were talked to. A report documenting the incident was written.

23-004251 Found Property 15:28:29 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-004252 Agency Assistance 15:47:18 R Nawn INA

The Sheriff's Office responded to a report of an agency assist. Guidance was provided to an already reported incident.

23-004253 Welfare Check 16:16:29 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004254 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:19:01 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004255 Alarm 17:11:14 (San Juan Island) FAL

23-004256 Animal at Large 17:23:34 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy took a report of a loose dog. Staff at Marketplace located an errant dog which was returned to its owner. The owner was issued an infraction for Dog-at-Large - 2nd offense and counseled about ways to keep the dog secured.

23-004257 Domestic Dispute or Assault 17:31:39 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-004258 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 17:51:53 (Orcas Island) ACT

23-004259 Animal Noise 17:53:27 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004260 Citizen Assist 18:05:22 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004261 Animal at Large 18:12:51 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004262 Traffic Violation 19:08:40 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the registration was expired and the registered owner did not have a valid driver's license. The driver was issued infractions for no valid license with ID and no insurance. Additional warnings were given.

23-004263 Animal Noise 19:53:04 (Lopez Island) NR

23-004264 Sick or Injured Animal 21:25:27 NR

23-004265 Abandoned Vehicle 21:31:08 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004266 Civil Problem 21:33:43 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004267 Trespassing 21:57:11 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004268 Animal Noise 22:30:17 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004269 Burn Investigation 23:01:17 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004270 Traffic Violation 23:15:20 (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2023

23-004271 Alarm 01:05:14 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004272 Traffic Violation 07:56:37 (Orcas Island) CIC

An Orcas Island Deputy stopped a vehicle on Orcas Road. The driver, a local man, was subsequently issued an infraction for speeding 31 MPH over the posted speed limit.

23-004273 Found Property 09:09:19 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004274 Fraud 09:27:43 (San Juan Island) INA

23-004275 Traffic Violation 11:13:40 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004276 Trouble Unknown 11:24:07 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004277 Traffic Hazard 11:46:12 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004278 Mental Health 11:53:33 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004279 Parking Problem 12:28:23 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004280 Malicious Mischief 12:32:27 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004281 Trouble Unknown 13:07:07 UNF

23-004282 Traffic Violation 15:58:40 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004283 Citizen Assist 16:14:00 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004284 Traffic Violation 16:34:14 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004285 Citizen Assist 16:37:07 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004286 Traffic Violation 16:43:12 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004287 Traffic Violation 16:54:57 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004288 Alarm 17:14:21 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004289 Traffic Violation 17:24:59 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004290 Abandoned Vehicle 17:36:39 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004291 Traffic Violation 18:20:12 (Lopez Island) NR

23-004292 Trespassing 18:37:09 (Lopez Island) ACT

23-004293 Accident-NonInj 19:01:56 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy and Lopez EMS responded when a truck experiencing brake problems failed to negotiate a corner and crashed into a tree. An excavator came to retrieve the truck, but the excavator lost balance and flipped on its side while attempting to lift the truck. No one was injured.

23-004294 Trouble Unknown 20:03:47 INA

23-004295 Traffic Violation 20:18:11 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy initiated a traffic stop on Rouleau Rd. The driver was issued an infraction for Speeding - 64mph in a 35mph zone and Operating a Motor Vehicle without Insurance.

23-004296 Civil Problem 20:24:03 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004297 Citizen Assist 21:14:16 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004298 Agency Assistance 21:25:25 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004299 Traffic Hazard 22:59:47 (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2023

23-004300 Alarm 09:36:47 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004301 Citizen Assist 10:07:45 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004302 Citizen Assist 10:48:30 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004303 Traffic Hazard 13:35:35 (Lopez Island) NR

23-004304 Trouble Unknown 13:44:56 UNF

23-004305 Malicious Mischief 14:04:18 (Lopez Island) NR

23-004306 Traffic Hazard 14:34:26 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004307 Citizen Assist 15:10:15 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004308 Traffic Violation 15:26:55 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004309 Traffic Violation 17:08:24 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004310 Traffic Violation 17:09:23 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004311 Unwanted Person 18:30:52 (Orcas Island) CAA

Deputies on Orcas responded to an assault at the Rosario Resort. The suspect was arrested and transported to jail. A report was taken.

23-004312 Animal at Large 19:23:36 (Lopez Island) NR

23-004313 Citizen Dispute 19:39:35 (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of a citizen dispute. One individual was arrested for out of county warrants and another was arrested for DUI after arriving at the residence intoxicated as the deputies were on scene.

23-004314 DUI 20:45:56 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004315 Animal Bite 22:22:40 (Lopez Island) CAA

A Lopez Deputy responded when a dog attacked a neighboring dog. The injured dog was tended to by a vet technician, but the dog succumbed to its injuries. The owner of the attacking dog was issued a citation and the dog will be declared as dangerous, imposing numerous restrictions and fees.

23-004316 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:32:51 (San Juan Island) NR

SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 2023

23-004317 Unwanted Person 08:06:10 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to an unwanted person at a local resort. The person was trespassed from the location and provided a courtesy ride to the ferry landing.

23-004318 Found Property 10:56:24 UNF

23-004319 Boating Problem 11:43:45 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004320 Unwanted Person 11:59:04 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004321 Animal at Large 12:47:07 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004322 Burn Investigation 13:13:17 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004323 Traffic Violation 14:02:19 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004324 Found Property 14:08:24 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004325 Traffic Violation 14:22:38 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004326 Traffic Violation 14:38:17 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004327 Traffic Hazard 14:58:28 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004328 Found Property 15:20:04 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004329 Traffic Violation 15:25:20 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004330 Theft 15:47:28 (San Juan Island) NR

A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to a report of a theft from a local business. The suspect was located and items were returned.

23-004331 Traffic Violation 16:15:45 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004332 Civil Problem 16:23:22 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004333 Citizen Assist 16:48:59 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004334 Illegal Fireworks 17:32:12 (Orcas Island) CLO

23-004335 Burglary - Residential 18:11:56 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-004336 Found Property 19:23:28 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004337 Traffic Violation 19:36:43 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004338 Traffic Violation 19:44:17 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004339 Vicious Animal 19:48:20 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004340 Parking Problem 20:35:31 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004341 Theft 21:29:09 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to a report of a theft from a local business. The investigation is ongoing.

23-004342 Traffic Violation 21:41:08 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004343 Assault - Body Force 23:52:24 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to a possible assault. The reporting party later stated that the incident was kids playing and that no assault took place.

MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2023

23-004344 Weapons Noise 03:16:59 (Orcas Island) UNF

23-004345 Domestic Dispute or Assault 04:04:38 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004346 Controlled Substance Problem 05:24:19 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004347 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 05:25:01 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004348 Civil Problem 06:45:46 (Lopez Island) INA

23-004349 Theft 07:54:26 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004350 Parking Problem 08:21:12 (Lopez Island) INA

23-004351 Citizen Assist 09:16:08 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004352 Vicious Animal 10:39:54 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident called to suggest a nearby dog killed their chicken. The circumstances did not support the accusation.

23-004353 Agency Assistance 11:15:44 (San Juan Island) CLO

23-004354 Traffic Violation 11:34:28 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004355 Traffic Violation 11:39:30 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004356 Sick or Injured Animal 11:51:06 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004357 Trouble Unknown 12:05:59 UNF

23-004358 Citizen Assist 12:35:42 (Lopez Island) NR

23-004359 Accident-Injury, Traffic 13:25:09 (Orcas Island) CAA

Deputies on Orcas responded to a single vehicle accident with injury in Eastosund. After an investigation was completed the driver was arrested for DUI. All parties were assessed and cleared by Orcas EMS.

23-004360 Accident-NonInj 13:28:27 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004361 Citizen Assist 14:20:11 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004362 Trouble Unknown 14:21:58 (Orcas Island) FAL

23-004363 Citizen Assist 14:40:47 INA

23-004364 Trouble Unknown 14:43:13 NR

23-004365 Theft 14:58:22 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to a theft at a local business. A report was taken.

23-004366 Citizen Assist 15:01:17 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004367 Citizen Assist 15:30:29 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004368 Weapon Safekeeping 15:39:58 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-004369 Theft 15:55:41 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to a theft from a local business. A report was taken.

23-004370 Harassment 16:31:55 (Orcas Island) ACT

23-004371 Citizen Assist 16:32:19 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to a report of a possible theft from a home. A report was taken.

23-004372 Traffic Violation 16:33:16 (San Juan Island) CIC

A deputy on San Juan Island stopped a motorcycle for improper display of a license plate. The driver was given infractions for no insurance and no motorcycle endorsement and given warnings for improper display of a license plate, no mirrors, no license on person and no registration.

23-004373 Theft 17:11:54 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to a report of a theft. A report was taken.

23-004374 Abandoned Vehicle 17:16:19 (San Juan Island) CLO

23-004375 Agency Assistance 18:04:40 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004376 Animal at Large 20:04:33 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004377 Traffic Violation 22:35:29 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004378 Traffic Violation 22:49:27 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004379 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 23:16:44 (Orcas Island) UNF

TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2023

23-004380 Explosives Problem 00:48:56 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004381 Trouble Unknown 01:22:48 UNF

23-004382 Parking Problem 07:21:51 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004383 Vicious Animal 07:26:22 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004384 Welfare Check 07:28:13 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004385 Welfare Check 08:38:05 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004386 Accident-Injury, Traffic 08:47:11 (Orcas Island) ACT

23-004387 Parking Problem 09:00:49 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004388 Welfare Check 09:09:09 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004389 Burglary - Residential 09:09:14 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-004390 Explosives Problem 09:32:25 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004391 Unconscious ALS 09:34:54 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies responded to a residence in Friday Harbor for a report of a domestic disturbance. A female was found to be in violation of her court ordered alcohol conditions and a report was sent to the courts.

23-004392 Traffic Violation 09:53:08 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004393 Welfare Check 09:54:52 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004394 VIN Inspection 10:42:19 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004395 Civil Problem 10:42:50 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004396 Welfare Check 10:47:29 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004397 Trouble Unknown 10:48:21 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004398 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 11:53:55 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004399 Boating Problem 11:58:31 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004400 Trouble Unknown 12:32:31 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004401 Trespassing 12:43:25 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004402 Citizen Assist 13:14:06 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004403 Welfare Check 13:20:25 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004404 Threats 13:55:02 (Orcas Island) ACT

23-004405 Child Abuse or Neglect 14:17:09 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-004406 Traffic Hazard 14:18:52 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004407 Trouble Unknown 14:30:55 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004408 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 15:40:09 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004409 Fraud 15:42:42 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004410 Trouble Unknown 16:00:22 UNF

23-004411 Found Property 17:22:25 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004412 Agency Assistance 18:03:56 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004413 Traffic Hazard 18:12:13 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004414 Alarm 19:33:34 (Orcas Island) NR

23-004415 Traffic Violation 20:11:45 (San Juan Island) CIC A

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 43MPH on Spring St. The driver was issued an infraction for speed and additional warnings were given.

23-004416 Unconscious ALS 20:15:11 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas responded to a medical call to assist Orcas EMS with a possible overdose. The patient regained consciousness with the life saving techniques and quick response time of Orcas EMS. The patient was flown off island for more evaluation.

23-004417 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:12:08 (San Juan Island) NR

23-004418 Sick or Injured Animal 21:42:10 UNF

23-004419 Citizen Assist 22:43:47 (San Juan Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 224

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