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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands November 21-28: Chicken and sheep killed by dogs, a fast expensive drive to get cranberry sauce, lots of speeding

San Juan County Deputies responded to 140 calls from November 21-28, 2023 including: A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding and crossing the center line. The driver advised they were rushing to the store for cranberry sauce. They were issued an infraction for Speeding - 65mph in a 45mph zone, and a warning for Improper Lane Usage. A Lopez livestock owner reported the death of one sheep and injury to two others. At this time it is not known which dog(s) are responsible. A Lopez Deputy responded to a report of two escaped dogs. The dogs entered a neighbor's coop and killed a chicken. The dogs were returned to their owner, who was issued an infraction. A solar panel, found on San Juan Island, was turned into the Sheriff's Office. The panel was checked into the property and evidence room.

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, NOVEMBER 21, 2023

23-009086 Traffic Violation 12:59:25 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle in the 2700 Block of Mud Bay Rd. The driver was subsequently issued an infraction for 50 MPH in a posted 35 MPH zone.

23-009087 Traffic Violation 13:16:23 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009088 Found Property 13:18:37 (San Juan Island) ACT

A solar panel, found on San Juan Island, was turned into the Sheriff's Office. The panel was checked into the property and evidence room.

23-009089 Parking Problem 13:37:45 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a parking problem. The incident was documented.

23-009090 Citizen Assist 13:48:26 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009091 Traffic Hazard 14:07:15 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009092 Malicious Mischief 15:10:10 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island deputy was dispatched to a vandalism call. A flag had been torn down and removed from where it had been hung. A report was taken.

23-009093 Theft 15:11:35 (Lopez Island) UNF

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a theft call in the village. The purse was located where the owner left it. Unfounded.

23-009095 Civil Problem 15:31:09 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009094 Agency Assistance 15:31:17 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009096 Accident-NonInj 16:00:15 (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy on Orcas responded to an accident with no injury in Eastsound. All parties involved agreed to settle things civilly.

23-009097 Welfare Check 16:47:04 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009098 Weapon Safekeeping 18:23:56 (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy on Orcas responded to a safekeeping call. The reporting party turned in a handgun. A report was taken.

23-009100 Accident-NonInj 18:31:58 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009099 Parking Problem 18:32:34 (Lopez Island) NR

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2023

23-009101 Accident-NonInj 00:04:43 (San Juan Island) NR

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2023

23-009102 Disorderly Conduct 00:58:56 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009103 Confidential 03:31:19 (San Juan Island) CAA

23-009104 Medical Emergency 07:09:28 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009105 Citizen Assist 08:31:47 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009106 Fraud 08:33:07 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009107 Traffic Violation 10:09:52 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009108 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 10:50:46 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009109 Traffic Violation 12:52:50 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009110 Traffic Violation 13:03:46 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009111 Trouble Unknown 13:25:57 UNF

23-009112 Citizen Assist 13:50:59 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009113 Accident-HitRun 14:33:36 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009114 Theft 14:55:11 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a mail theft call. The incident was documented.

23-009115 Traffic Violation 15:39:54 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009117 DUI 15:50:18 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009116 Traffic Violation 15:50:30 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009118 Civil Problem 15:53:24 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009119 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:33:59 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy received a report of a suspicious. The reporting party reported that a shed door had been opened and a metal pipe had been moved from its original location. Currently there are no suspects.

23-009120 Traffic Violation 19:00:12 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009121 VIN Inspection 19:08:30 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009122 Weapons Noise 19:45:16 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009123 Accident-NonInj 23:24:38 (San Juan Island) CAA

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2023

23-009124 Citizen Assist 05:02:08 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009125 Traffic Violation 12:30:42 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding and crossing the center line. The driver advised they were rushing to the store for cranberry sauce. They were issued an infraction for Speeding - 65mph in a 45mph zone, and a warning for Improper Lane Usage.

23-009126 Traffic Violation 14:20:38 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009127 Traffic Violation 14:40:13 (Lopez Island) INA

23-009128 Traffic Violation 16:03:28 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009129 Traffic Violation 16:15:46 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009130 Traffic Hazard 17:02:46 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009131 Weapons Noise 23:27:43 (Orcas Island) NR

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2023

23-009132 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:09:06 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009133 Citizen Assist 08:15:12 (Lopez Island) INA

23-009134 Citizen Assist 09:51:45 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009135 Lost Property 09:56:59 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009136 Traffic Violation 10:37:43 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009137 Alarm 11:27:08 (San Juan Island) FAL

23-009138 Vicious Animal 12:01:47 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez livestock owner reported the death of one sheep and injury to two others. At this time it is not known which dog(s) are responsible.

23-009139 Trouble Unknown 12:02:48 UNF

23-009140 Traffic Violation 13:36:16 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009141 Traffic Violation 13:43:47 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009142 Citizen Assist 13:56:10 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009143 Traffic Violation 14:03:50 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009144 Theft 15:48:13 (Lopez Island) INA 

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a theft call. The incident was documented.

23-009145 Found Property 15:50:37 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009146 Traffic Violation 15:55:19 (Lopez Island) CAA

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle in the 2000 Block of Fisherman Bay Road. The driver was subsequently issued a citation for NO VOL w/out ID, infractions for no insurance, possessing a vehicle without registration, and failure to renew expired registration over two months.

23-009147 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:02:44 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy received a suspicious call from a concerned citizen due to a note she received from a female subject. A welfare check was conducted and it was discovered that the concern was due to mental health related issues. Resources were provided to the family.

23-009148 Trouble Unknown 16:24:51 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009149 Traffic Violation 16:32:34 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy conducted a traffic stop for speeding on Pear Point Rd. The driver was unable to produce valid insurance at the time of the stop. The driver was issued an infraction for Speeding - 45mph in a 25mph zone, and a warning for the insurance violation.

23-009150 Citizen Assist 17:05:30 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009151 Traffic Violation 18:05:21 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle in the 2000 Block of Fisherman Bay Road. The driver was subsequently issued an infraction for speeding 50 MPH in a posted 25 MPH zone.

23-009152 Traffic Violation 20:41:39 (Lopez Island) NR

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2023

23-009153 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 01:51:32 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009154 Trespassing 06:12:34 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009155 Trespassing 08:09:20 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009156 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 09:40:20 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009157 Animal at Large 10:20:19 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009158 Traffic Hazard 10:35:22 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009159 Weapons Noise 11:22:51 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009160 Animal at Large 11:29:17 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009161 Welfare Check 12:51:13 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009162 Citizen Assist 12:56:51 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009163 Citizen Assist 14:11:39 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009164 Controlled Substance Problem 14:26:45 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009165 Trouble Unknown 15:06:36 (Lopez Island) INA

23-009166 Agency Assistance 15:26:46 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-009167 Traffic Violation 17:08:17 (Lopez Island) NR

23-009168 Traffic Violation 17:23:08 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009169 Animal at Large 17:37:38 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009170 Traffic Violation 17:48:24 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009171 Agency Assistance 22:12:45 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009172 Disorderly Conduct 23:24:55 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-009173 Trouble Unknown 23:56:01 UNF

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2023

23-009174 Citizen Assist 00:03:41 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009175 Traffic Hazard 05:54:40 UNF

23-009176 Accident-Injury, Traffic 06:04:40 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez driver was involved in an early morning single vehicle collision.

23-009177 Animal at Large 08:13:45 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009178 Alarm 09:03:07 FAL

23-009179 Animal at Large 09:30:29 NR

23-009180 Traffic Violation 13:07:41 (Lopez Island) INA

23-009181 Traffic Violation 13:31:17 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009182 Mental Health 14:39:16 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009183 Alarm 18:02:49 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009184 Sick or Injured Animal 18:47:09 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009185 Weapons Noise 18:51:49 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009186 Alarm 21:23:02 (San Juan Island) NR

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2023

23-009187 Accident-NonInj 06:39:11 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009188 Trouble Unknown 07:58:53 UNF

23-009189 Traffic Violation 08:11:21 (Lopez Island) CIC

A driver on Lopez was issued infraction for traveling 51 mph in a 35 mph zone of Mud Bay Road and for operating a vehicle without insurance.

23-009190 Juvenile Problem 08:24:53 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009191 Threats 08:51:21 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009192 Theft 08:59:57 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009193 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 09:53:49 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009194 Sick or Injured Animal 10:32:06 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009195 Agency Assistance 11:17:35 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009196 CPR ALS 11:38:48 (Orcas Island) CLO

23-009197 Traffic Violation 11:52:51 (Lopez Island) INA

23-009198 Traffic Violation 12:44:49 (Lopez Island) INA

23-009199 VIN Inspection 12:49:39 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009200 Civil Problem 13:55:08 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009201 Disorderly Conduct 15:00:29 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009202 Parking Problem 16:51:39 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a parking complaint regarding some possible abandoned vehicles at a county day use area.

23-009203 Parking Problem 16:56:48 (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a parking complaint regarding some possible abandoned vehicles at a county day use area.

23-009204 Citizen Assist 18:04:07 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009205 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:37:32 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009206 Medical BLS 22:24:18 (San Juan Island) NR

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2023

23-009207 Noise Complaint /not dogs 00:20:45 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009208 Weapons Noise 06:46:31 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009209 Traffic Violation 08:17:17 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009210 Traffic Violation 09:00:10 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009211 Traffic Violation 09:13:03 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009212 Vicious Animal 09:45:42 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Deputy responded to a report of two escaped dogs. The dogs entered a neighbor's coop and killed a chicken. The dogs were returned to their owner, who was issued an infraction.

23-009213 Civil Problem 10:04:02 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009214 Mental Health 10:58:49 (San Juan Island) INA

23-009215 Vagrancy 12:22:19 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009216 Trouble Unknown 13:03:52 (San Juan Island) UNF

23-009217 Noise Complaint /not dogs 13:23:59 (San Juan Island) CLO

23-009218 Citizen Assist 14:00:56 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009219 Traffic Violation 14:07:08 (Orcas Island) CIC

23-009220 Traffic Violation 14:24:20 (Orcas Island) CIC

23-009221 Weapons Noise 15:30:31 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009222 Welfare Check 16:02:03 (San Juan Island) NR

23-009223 Citizen Assist 17:29:38 (Lopez Island) INA

23-009224 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:23:44 (Orcas Island) NR

23-009225 Domestic Dispute or Assault 22:28:08 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of a domestic incident. The involved parties argued about vehicle paperwork. After talking with involved individuals, there was insufficient evidence to prove that a crime had been committed. A report was completed.

Total Incidents for This Report: 140

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