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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands April 3-9, 2024: 2 deaths from natural causes, lots of failure to wear seat belts citations, trespassing, threats

San Juan County Deputies responded to 165 calls from April 3-9, 2024 including: A Friday Harbor business reported someone having broken in and sleeping inside the business. No damage was done to the entry and nothing was stolen. An investigation is currently underway. A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of theft of a Pride Foundation sign out of a yard. At this time, there is no suspect information or workable leads. A report was completed. A Lopez Island Deputy and Lopez Island Fire & EMS were dispatched to a CPR ALS call turned Death Investigation. The scene was investigated, and the death appeared to be of natural causes. Evan's Funeral Home was contacted, and the incident was documented.

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, APRIL 3, 2024

24-001866 Alarm 07:02:11 FAL

24-001867 Citizen Assist 07:48:58 NR

24-001868 Agency Assistance 08:38:26 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001869 Animal at Large 09:23:15 (San Juan Island) INA

24-001870 Theft 09:26:50 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of theft of a Pride Foundation sign out of a yard. At this time, there is no suspect information or workable leads. A report was completed.

24-001871 Welfare Check 10:17:48 D Alexander NR

24-001872 Burglary, NonRes 10:49:25 (San Juan Island) INA

A Friday Harbor business reported someone having broken in and sleeping inside the business. No damage was done to the entry and nothing was stolen. An investigation is currently underway.

24-001873 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 11:13:45 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001874 Theft 12:09:42 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001875 Agency Assistance 13:44:31 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001876 Traffic Violation 16:25:09 (San Juan Island) CAA

24-001877 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:37:08 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001878 Missing Person 16:52:47 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001879 Traffic Violation 17:12:02 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001880 Welfare Check 18:29:48 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001881 Traffic Violation 19:08:02 (San Juan Island) CIC

24-001882 Weapons Noise 20:19:34 INA

24-001883 Traffic Violation 23:37:06 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in Friday Harbor. After contacting the driver, they were taken into custody and booked into the San Juan County Jail for driving under the influence and were issued multiple infractions.

THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2024

24-001884 Boating Problem 08:47:48 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001885 Vagrancy 09:26:54 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001886 Welfare Check 10:30:54 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001887 Theft 10:42:42 UNF

24-001888 Traffic Violation 11:45:57 (Lopez Island) CAA

A Lopez man was arrested for reckless driving. A mental health referral was also requested.

24-001889 Traffic Violation 12:33:06 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver was issued an infraction for driving 38 MPH in a posted 25 MPH zone.

24-001890 Alarm 12:55:56 (Lopez Island) UNF

24-001891 Traffic Violation 13:08:28 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver was issued an infraction for driving 39 MPH in a posted 25 MPH zone.

24-001892 Missing Person 13:08:58 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001893 Weapon Safekeeping 13:54:10 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001894 Agency Assistance 14:02:33 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001895 Traffic Violation 14:19:22 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. The vehicle had driven left of center and did not maintain his lane. The driver was issued an infraction for using a personal electronic device while driving and operating a vehicle without insurance.

24-001896 Traffic Violation 14:49:54 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver was issued an infraction for having a child under 13 years old in the front passenger seat.

24-001897 Welfare Check 15:04:52 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-001898 Traffic Violation 15:25:06 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001899 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:05:20 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001900 Traffic Violation 16:08:19 (San Juan Island) CIC

24-001901 Traffic Violation 16:23:33 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver nearly hit the deputy head-on on a corner. The driver stated he knew he almost hit the deputy but didn't stop. The driver also admitted to being on his cell phone at the time of the incident. Infractions were issued.

24-001902 Attempted Suicide 16:25:01 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Island Deputies and Lopez Island Fire & EMS were dispatched to a Suicide Attempt. The individual was transported to Peace Island Medical Center for further evaluation and a report was taken.

24-001903 Accident-Injury, Traffic 16:41:52 (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of a single-vehicle rollover collision. The driver was arrested for DUI and was booked into jail.

24-001904 Traffic Violation 16:46:26 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001905 Malicious Mischief 17:17:25 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001906 Fraud 17:43:42 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island received a fraud complaint.

24-001907 Citizen Assist 19:22:19 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001908 Traffic Violation 19:38:39 (Orcas Island) INA

24-001910 Citizen Assist 20:00:56 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001909 Area Check 20:02:14 (Orcas Island) INA

24-001911 Welfare Check 20:05:22 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001912 Traffic Violation 21:16:34 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001913 CPR ALS 21:23:07 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy and Lopez Island Fire & EMS were dispatched to a CPR ALS call turned Death Investigation. The scene was investigated, and the death appeared to be of natural causes. Evan's Funeral Home was contacted, and the incident was documented.

FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2024

24-001914 VIN Inspection 08:42:01 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001915 Citizen Assist 09:22:17 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001916 Trouble Unknown 09:25:19 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001919 CPR ALS 09:28:36 (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy responded to an Unresponsive Person. The person was treated by San Juan Aid but was declared deceased. Deputy investigated the incident. Report taken.

24-001917 Animal at Large 10:00:12 D Alexander NR

24-001918 Confidential Investigation 10:12:51 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001920 Traffic Violation 10:58:43 D Alexander NR

24-001921 Trespassing 11:57:49 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy was contacted regarding an alleged trespassing issue. No crime occurred and the other party was reminded of an existing trespass admonishment letter currently on file.

24-001922 Sex Offender Registration 13:06:42 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001923 Agency Assistance 13:28:24 (Orcas Island) CLO

24-001924 Traffic Violation 13:36:04 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001925 Traffic Violation 14:26:06 (Orcas Island) INA

24-001926 Welfare Check 16:26:08 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001927 Traffic Violation 16:36:29 (San Juan Island) CIC

24-001929 Abandoned Vehicle 17:06:52 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001928 Traffic Violation 17:14:14 (San Juan Island) CAA

24-001930 DUI 17:58:37 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001931 Traffic Violation 18:38:09 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001932 Traffic Violation 18:46:47 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001933 Traffic Violation 19:57:45 (Orcas Island) ACT

24-001934 Traffic Violation 20:17:58 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001935 Citizen Assist 20:19:29 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001936 Missing Person 20:29:04 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-001937 Traffic Violation 21:11:03 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001938 Traffic Violation 22:50:24 (Orcas Island) NR

SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2024

24-001939 Vicious Animal 10:02:07 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001940 Traffic Violation 10:12:45 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001941 Traffic Violation 10:24:22 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001942 Traffic Violation 10:33:55 (San Juan Island) CIC

24-001943 Traffic Violation 11:06:38 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001944 Citizen Assist 11:18:05 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001945 Traffic Violation 11:24:49 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001946 Traffic Violation 11:32:21 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001947 Traffic Violation 11:53:28 (San Juan Island) CIC

24-001948 Alarm 12:06:58 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001949 Civil Problem 12:41:39 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001950 Civil Problem 13:00:34 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001951 Traffic Violation 13:19:56 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001952 CPR ALS 15:18:46 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001953 Found Property 15:58:33 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001954 Welfare Check 16:46:57 (Orcas Island) UNF

24-001955 Runaway Juvenile 17:04:05 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Runaway Juvenile in the Friday Harbor area. The deputy located the juvenile but was informed the parent no longer wished to pursue the issue. Report taken.

24-001956 Citizen Assist 17:57:44 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001957 Traffic Violation 18:17:52 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001958 Traffic Violation 19:04:57 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001959 Welfare Check 20:28:29 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001960 Area Check 20:40:10 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001961 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:26:55 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of suspicious activity at a residence. When the deputy arrived, a vehicle pulled into the driveway before quickly reversing and fleeing. The driver fled on foot and was located in the residence later. They were booked on several charges.

24-001962 Traffic Violation 21:40:46 (Orcas Island) CLO

24-001963 Traffic Violation 21:55:30 (Orcas Island) CLO

SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2024

24-001964 Parking Problem 09:19:31 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001965 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 10:44:54 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-001966 Trouble Unknown 10:53:54 UNF

24-001967 Abandoned Vehicle 10:57:13 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-001968 Traffic Violation 12:20:47 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001969 Accident-NonInj 12:51:58 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001970 Alarm 13:11:49 (San Juan Island) FAL

24-001971 Found Property 14:13:58 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of found property. A drivers license was located along the roadway near American Camp. Efforts were made to contact the owner, however attempts were unsuccessful. The drivers license was placed into evidence as found property. A report was completed.

24-001972 Traffic Violation 15:07:13 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001973 Area Check 17:22:41 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001974 Traffic Violation 17:36:53 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001975 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 18:10:42 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001976 Sick or Injured Animal 19:00:44 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001977 Citizen Assist 19:08:49 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001978 Citizen Assist 19:37:57 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001979 Traffic Violation 22:09:41 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island heard what sounded like a vehicle doing "donuts" near the area of the Fairgrounds. Upon arrival, the vehicle was gone. However, significant damage to the grass was seen. A report was completed.

24-001980 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:30:33 (Orcas Island) NR

MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2024

24-001981 Medical ALS 01:01:27 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001982 Burglary - Residential 06:33:54 (Orcas Island) UNF

24-001983 Citizen Assist 08:47:10 D Alexander NR

24-001984 Weapon Safekeeping 09:23:29 (San Juan Island) INA

An assorted box of old ammunition was turned into the Sheriff's Office for destruction. It was booked into the property room.

24-001985 Unwanted Person 11:37:32 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001986 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 11:39:09 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001987 Agency Assistance 11:47:47 NR

24-001988 Agency Assistance 11:51:38 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001989 Traffic Violation 12:01:07 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001990 Animal at Large 12:25:57 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001991 Mental Health 13:26:43 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001992 Burglary,NonRes 13:46:09 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001993 Citizen Assist 14:12:22 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001994 Boating Problem 14:13:48 (Lopez Island) ACT

24-001995 Abandoned Vehicle 14:20:29 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001996 Animal at Large 15:30:04 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001997 Threats 15:55:59 (San Juan Island) ACT

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of threats. The investigation is ongoing.

24-001998 Civil Problem 16:35:44 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001999 Harassment 18:14:41 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002000 Trouble Unknown 19:49:40 INA

24-002001 Harassment 21:13:35 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of harassment. The reporting party was referred to the San Juan County Courts to petition for a no-contact order and was provided Safe San Juans information. A report was completed.

TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2024

24-002002 Traffic Hazard 09:05:30 (Lopez Island) ACT

24-002003 Area Check 09:09:25 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002004 Animal at Large 09:51:21 (Lopez Island) NR

24-002005 Vicious Animal 10:32:07 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002006 Citizen Assist 11:46:58 (San Juan Island) INA

24-002007 Animal Noise 12:02:37 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002008 Traffic Violation 12:19:24 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the driver was not wearing a safety belt and failed to yield right of way to another vehicle in a traffic circle. The driver was issued an infraction for failure to wear a safety belt.

24-002009 Traffic Violation 12:31:50 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the driver was not wearing a safety belt. The driver was issued an infraction for failure to wear a safety belt.

24-002010 Citizen Assist 12:33:32 (Lopez Island) NR

24-002011 Traffic Violation 12:37:01 (San Juan Island) CIC

San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the driver was not wearing a safety belt and was wearing earbuds while driving. The driver was issued an infraction for failure to wear a safety belt.

24-002012 Traffic Violation 12:48:54 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the driver was not wearing a safety belt. The driver was issued an infraction for failure to wear a safety belt.

24-002013 Traffic Violation 13:03:14 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002014 Traffic Violation 13:14:47 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the driver was not wearing a safety belt. The driver was issued an infraction for failure to wear a safety belt.

24-002015 Traffic Violation 14:19:50 (San Juan Island) CIC

San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the driver was not wearing a safety belt. The driver was issued an infraction for failure to wear a safety belt, no insurance, and no driver's license on person. An additional warning was given.

24-002016 Traffic Violation 14:53:12 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration from 2022. The driver was issued an infraction for expired registration over 2 months.

24-002017 Animal at Large 15:04:18 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002018 Traffic Violation 15:38:34 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the driver was not wearing a safety belt. The driver was issued an infraction for failure to wear a safety belt. A warning was given for expired registration.

24-002019 Citizen Assist 15:41:13 (Lopez Island) NR

24-002020 Traffic Violation 15:49:31 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration from 2022. The driver was issued an infraction for expired registration over 2 months. The passenger was given a warning for no safety belt.

24-002021 Traffic Violation 16:00:20 (San Juan Island) CIC

 

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the driver was using a cellphone while driving. The driver was issued an infraction for using a personal electronic device while driving.

24-002022 Traffic Violation 16:09:40 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle as the driver and passenger were not wearing safety belts. The driver was issued infractions for failure to wear a safety belt and no insurance. The passenger was issued an infraction for failure to wear a safety belt. Multiple warnings were given to the driver.

24-002023 Trouble Unknown 16:25:59 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002024 Civil Problem 16:55:28 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002025 Fraud 17:02:52 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a fraud call. The reporting party (RP) had lost money when they were scammed into buying gift cards. The incident was documented.

24-002026 Parking Problem 19:05:05 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002027 Accident-NonInj 19:29:25 (Orcas Island) CLO

24-002028 Vicious Animal 19:35:33 (Orcas Island) CIC

24-002029 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:54:57 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002030 Accident-Injury, Traffic 22:05:47 (San Juan Island) ACT

Total Incidents for This Report: 165

Last modified onSunday, 21 April 2024 17:21

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