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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands March 27-April 2: Bones found; trespassing, and the case of the missing mirror

San Juan County Deputies responded to 163 calls from March 27-April 2, 2024 including: A Friday Harbor resident brought bones into the Sheriff's Office believed to be of native American descent. The bones will be sent to the coroner for determination. | A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle at the intersection of Islandale Rd & Mud Bay Rd. It was discovered that the driver was wanted on a felony warrant related to a sex offense in Mason county. The driver was arrested and transported to Mason county. | A report of a stolen mirror which had gone missing in 2017 was filed with the Sheriff's Office. It was discovered missing in 2017 and not reported. | A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a report of shooting of firearms in a residential area. The Sheriff's Office has received numerous calls regarding target shooting at this location. The caller was informed there is no law or County ordinance that regulates shooting in that location.

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, MARCH 27, 2024

24-001703 Abandoned Vehicle 08:09:41 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-001704 Mental Health 09:03:49 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001705 Welfare Check 09:05:53 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001706 Civil Problem 10:25:52 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001707 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 10:49:39 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001708 Citizen Assist 11:07:11 (San Juan Island) INA

A Friday Harbor man was trespassed from a private residence. A trespass letter was served in person.

24-001709 Citizen Assist 11:16:28 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001710 Sex Offense 11:38:42 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001711 Sex Offender Registration 12:59:27 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001712 Welfare Check 13:13:36 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001713 Traffic Violation 14:16:43 (Lopez Island) CAA

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle at the intersection of Islandale Rd & Mud Bay Rd. It was discovered that the driver was wanted on a felony warrant related to a sex offense in Mason county. The driver was arrested and transported to Mason county.

24-001714 Parking Problem 14:31:12 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001715 Traffic Violation 14:38:39 (Orcas Island) CLO

24-001716 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:51:30 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001717 Sex Offense 14:52:33 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001718 Court Order Violation 15:10:40 (San Juan Island) UNF

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of an order violation between juveniles. The parties had orders against each other, however, one had expired. The reporting party was confused as to what was active or not. The respondent then left the area. A report was completed.

24-001719 Animal at Large 15:44:54 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001720 Communications Problem 15:50:07 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001721 Weapons Noise 16:56:10 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a report of shooting of firearms in a residential area. The Sheriff's Office has received numerous calls regarding target shooting at this location. The caller was informed there is no law or County ordinance that regulates shooting in that location.

24-001722 Citizen Assist 17:01:11 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001723 Theft 17:12:45 (Orcas Island) ACT

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a reported firearm theft. An investigation commenced.

24-001724 Traffic Violation 17:31:32 (San Juan Island) CIC

24-001725 Traffic Violation 17:58:28 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as it was not displaying the correct license plates. The driver was issued an infraction for improper display of plates.

24-001726 Parking Problem 18:00:03 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001727 Parking Problem 18:11:45 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001728 Traffic Violation 18:22:47 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck. A passenger of the vehicle was sitting on the down tailgate, instead of in the cab of the truck where seatbelts were available for use. The passenger was issued an infraction for failure to wear his safety belt.

24-001729 Sex Offender Registration 20:12:26 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001730 Parking Problem 20:47:39 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001731 Traffic Violation 22:50:38 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001732 CPR ALS 22:50:56 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of an unconscious ALS. Deputies performed CPR until San Juan Island EMS and San Juan Fire arrived. Lifesaving efforts ultimately were not successful and the death appears natural at this time.

THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2024

24-001733 Burglary - Residential 01:54:48 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001734 Sick or Injured Animal 09:03:22 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001735 Traffic Violation 09:20:02 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001736 Malicious Mischief 10:54:52 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001737 Animal at Large 11:53:47 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001738 Assault - Body Force 13:52:02 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001739 Sex Offender Registration 15:04:29 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001740 Parking Problem 15:33:51 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001741 Traffic Violation 15:43:49 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001742 Missing Person 16:06:25 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001743 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:35:34 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001744 Traffic Violation 16:56:11 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001745 Traffic Violation 17:19:03 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001746 Citizen Assist 17:20:58 (Orcas Island) CLO

24-001747 Trespassing 17:42:00 INA

24-001748 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:47:28 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001749 Traffic Violation 20:03:21 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle in the 100 Block of Richardson Rd. The driver was subsequently issued infractions for Speeding 50 MPH in a posted 35 MPH zone, no insurance and additional warnings were given.

24-001750 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:13:12 (Lopez Island) UNF

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

24-001751 Citizen Assist 20:52:19 (Orcas Island) INA

24-001752 Traffic Violation 22:08:45 (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2024

24-001753 Traffic Violation 07:59:32 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001754 Welfare Check 10:16:15 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001755 Civil Problem 10:24:39 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001756 Citizen Assist 11:11:23 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-001757 Vagrancy 11:19:59 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001758 Fraud 11:23:44 (Lopez Island) INA

An Orcas Island deputy was dispatched to a fraud call that involved suspicious communication. No monetary loss was reported.

24-001759 Citizen Dispute 12:57:38 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001760 Welfare Check 12:57:44 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001761 Citizen Assist 13:28:04 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001762 Traffic Violation 14:02:24 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001763 Burn Investigation 14:14:25 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001764 Citizen Dispute 14:36:26 (Orcas Island) INA

Orcas Island deputies responded to a subject having a mental health crisis on North Beach Rd. The person was contacted, seen by EMS and released without incident.

24-001765 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:50:03 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001766 Agency Assistance 15:13:26 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001767 Agency Assistance 15:17:15 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001768 Vicious Animal 16:08:06 (San Juan Island) INA

24-001769 Unsecure Premise 16:13:46 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001770 Traffic Violation 16:40:43 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001771 Traffic Violation 17:02:27 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001772 Welfare Check 17:43:32 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001773 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:16:09 (Orcas Island) INA

Deputies on Orcas Island contacted a woman that appeared confused and disoriented. The woman declined any assistance from law enforcement and EMS. The woman was delivered into the care of a person identifying himself as her boyfriend.

24-001774 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:31:38 (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2024

24-001775 Area Check 00:02:03 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001776 Animal at Large 06:59:42 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001777 Area Check 08:30:29 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001778 Vagrancy 08:55:13 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001779 Animal Noise 10:42:18 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001780 Welfare Check 11:23:23 INA

24-001781 Welfare Check 11:29:16 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001782 Overdose 11:54:06 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001783 Noise Complaint /not dogs 14:49:04 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001784 Traffic Violation 16:22:02 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001785 Traffic Violation 16:25:15 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001786 Missing Person 17:33:46 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001787 Traffic Violation 18:24:21 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001788 Traffic Violation 20:11:43 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001789 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:19:56 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001790 Traffic Violation 22:15:59 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 54 MPH in a posted 45 MPH speed zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speed.

24-001791 Area Check 23:49:26 (Lopez Island) NR

SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 2024

24-001792 Civil Problem 07:22:27 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001793 Found Property 10:18:48 (San Juan Island) INA

A Friday Harbor resident brought bones into the Sheriff's Office believed to be of native American descent. The bones will be sent to the coroner for determination.

24-001794 Animal at Large 10:50:38 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001795 Traffic Hazard 11:25:48 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001796 Traffic Violation 12:28:24 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001797 Traffic Violation 13:05:16 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001798 Traffic Violation 14:00:08 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001799 Weapons Noise 14:03:35 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001800 Traffic Violation 14:43:11 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001801 Wanted Person 15:02:57 (Lopez Island) CAA 3/31/24-A Lopez man was arrested on a local warrant.

24-001802 Sex Offender Registration 15:20:13 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001803 Sex Offender Registration 15:30:08 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001804 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:52:00 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001805 Citizen Assist 16:59:23 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was contacted at the Sub-Station for a Citizen Assist Call. The incident was documented.

24-001806 Sick or Injured Animal 17:04:30 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001807 Vicious Animal 17:41:31 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001808 Utility Problem 18:57:34 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001809 Vicious Animal 19:12:17 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to an Animal Problem. The incident was documented.

24-001810 Vicious Animal 19:39:00 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001811 Alarm 21:13:11 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001812 Accident-NonInj 22:05:41 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a two vehicle accident at the ferry landing in Friday Harbor. A driver pulled out into the lane of travel when they thought it was clear and struck another vehicle. The drivers exchanged information. A report was completed.

MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2024

24-001813 Traffic Hazard 06:01:11 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001814 Juvenile Problem 08:10:25 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001815 Trouble Unknown 08:16:14 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001816 Malicious Mischief 09:27:43 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident reported vandalism involving two flags that were hanging at the entrance to their property.

24-001817 Agency Assistance 09:57:03 (Lopez Island) CLO

24-001818 Abandoned Vehicle 10:06:35 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001819 Sick or Injured Animal 10:16:13 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001820 Trespassing 10:28:02 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001821 Animal at Large 11:18:36 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001822 Alarm 11:33:34 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001823 Citizen Assist 12:00:54 (Orcas Island) NR

A San Juan Island Deputy served 3 people with no trespass warning letters for a private residence.

24-001824 Traffic Violation 12:06:38 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001825 Citizen Assist 12:42:10 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001826 Animal at Large 13:26:05 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001827 Citizen Assist 15:50:20 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001828 Citizen Assist 20:03:45 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001829 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:33:13 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-001830 Traffic Violation 20:54:40 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001831 Mental Health 20:59:18 (San Juan Island) CLO

TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2024

24-001832 VIN Inspection 06:03:34 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001833 Alarm 06:07:14 (Orcas Island) FAL

24-001834 Traffic Violation 07:05:34 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001835 Accident-Injury, Traffic 07:22:21 (Lopez Island) UNF

A Lopez Island Deputy and Lopez Island Fire & EMS were dispatched to an Accident-Injury. Upon arrival, it was determined not to be an Accident or Injury and the incident was documented.

24-001836 Animal at Large 09:25:03 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was contacted at the Sub-Station for a Found Dog that was located. The owner was eventually located, and the dog returned. The incident was documented.

24-001837 Found Property 09:38:22 NR

24-001838 Traffic Violation 10:28:26 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001839 Civil Problem 11:18:34 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001840 Civil Problem 12:24:34 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001841 Agency Assistance 13:28:04 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001842 Theft 13:46:53 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001843 Theft 13:58:11 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001844 Welfare Check 13:59:08 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001845 Civil Problem 14:19:46 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001846 Theft 14:35:33 (San Juan Island) NR

A report of a stolen mirror which had gone missing in 2017 was filed with the Sheriff's Office. It was discovered missing in 2017 and not reported. At this time there are no suspects and an informational report was made.

24-001847 Traffic Hazard 15:00:00 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001848 Welfare Check 15:52:29 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001849 Unwanted Person 16:06:43 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001850 Traffic Violation 16:39:31 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001851 Parking Problem 16:43:05 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001852 Welfare Check 16:54:03 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001853 Welfare Check 17:13:01 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001854 Citizen Assist 17:14:59 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001855 Traffic Violation 17:33:57 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001856 Weapons Noise 17:43:13 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001857 Traffic Violation 17:50:46 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001858 Traffic Violation 17:57:16 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001859 Traffic Violation 19:04:26 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001860 Citizen Assist 19:34:00 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001861 Theft 19:38:24 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001862 Traffic Violation 19:43:54 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a traffic offense, a driver was reported as swerving all over the road and driving with erratic speeds. The driver was located at their residence, arrested for driving under the influence and was booked into the San Juan County Jail.

24-001863 Welfare Check 20:08:28 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001865 Juvenile Problem 21:52:51 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001864 Area Check 21:52:59 (Lopez Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 163

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