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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands April 10-16: Bones found, gold coins missing, attempted theft of dog from car, trespassing

San Juan County Deputies responded to 164 calls from April 10-16, 2024 including: Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a call regarding the attempted theft of a dog from a vehicle. The incident occurred a few days prior. The owner was encouraged to report the incident. The owner did not wish to pursue any further legal action. | A small number of bones were found on a beach and turned into the Sheriff's Office. It is unclear if they are human remains. Photos are being sent to the state archeologist for determination. The bones were packaged and booked into the property room. | A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a buried bag containing bones. Some of the bones were determined to obviously be from a deer. Other bones require further examination to determine their origin. A report was completed.| An Orcas Island Deputy investigated a call of possible stolen gold coins. There are investigative leads, and the case remains open.

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 10, 2024

24-002031 Vehicle Theft 07:43:58 (San Juan Island) INA

24-002032 Found Property 07:56:49 (San Juan Island) INA

24-002033 VIN Inspection 08:07:47 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002034 Agency Assistance 08:10:08 NR

24-002035 Fraud 08:37:19 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002036 Fire Alarm 09:45:01 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002037 Civil Problem 09:49:21 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002038 Abandoned Vehicle 10:02:11 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002039 Communications Problem 10:21:00 (San Juan Island) INA

24-002040 Accident-NonInj 10:21:55 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas was dispatched to an accident non-injury on Cedar Hill Rd. There were no signs of intoxication and the registered owner was working on contacting help when the deputy arrived.

24-002041 Citizen Assist 10:44:19 (Lopez Island) INA

24-002042 Welfare Check 10:59:00 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002043 Boating Problem 11:19:15 (San Juan Island) INA

24-002044 Domestic Dispute or Assault 11:33:41 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002045 Civil Problem 11:39:27 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002046 Found Property 11:39:35 (San Juan Island) INA

A small number of bones were found on a beach and turned into the Sheriff's Office. It is unclear if they are human remains. Photos are being sent to the state archeologist for determination. The bones were packaged and booked into the property room.

24-002047 Welfare Check 13:08:58 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-002048 Alarm 13:22:30 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-002049 Mental Health 13:27:38 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002050 DUI 13:43:53 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Island Deputies and Lopez Island Fire & EMS were dispatched to a report of a woman in distress in her vehicle. The individual was evaluated by medical personnel and provided assistance returning home. The individual did not display any signs of impairment.

24-002052 Trouble Unknown 13:56:51 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002051 Welfare Check 13:58:09 ACT

24-002053 Citizen Dispute 14:14:18 (Orcas Island) INA

Deputies on Orcas Island responded to a citizen dispute. No crime had occurred. A report was authored.

24-002054 VIN Inspection 14:21:33 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002055 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:23:50 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of a buried bag containing bones. Some of the bones were determined to obviously be from a deer. Other bones require further examination to determine their origin. A report was completed.

24-002056 Animal Noise 14:47:23 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002057 Agency Assistance 15:25:14 (Orcas Island) INA

24-002058 Welfare Check 15:54:05 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002059 Trouble Unknown 16:22:17 INA

24-002060 Citizen Assist 16:22:39 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a citizen assist. The reporting party requested documentation regarding his landlord having denied utility services.

24-002061 Animal at Large 17:42:19 (Lopez Island) NR

24-002062 Attempted Suicide 17:57:31 (Lopez Island) NR

24-002063 Animal at Large 18:50:25 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002064 Traffic Violation 20:06:14 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002065 Malicious Mischief 20:41:13 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of vandalism. The incident was documented.

THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2024

24-002066 Noise Complaint /not dogs 02:04:53 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002067 Trespassing 08:08:30 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted about a Trespassing. A local entity was requesting a Trespass Warning Letter be issued. The letter was completed for service. Report taken.

24-002068 Citizen Assist 08:22:48 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002069 Parking Problem 10:19:24 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002070 Weapons Noise 11:00:32 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002071 Area Check 11:30:21 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002072 Agency Assistance 11:53:52 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002073 Civil Problem 12:14:34 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002074 Parking Problem 13:36:07 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002075 Citizen Assist 15:52:24 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-002076 Traffic Violation 15:53:16 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 52 MPH in a posted 35 MPH speed zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speed.

24-002077 VIN Inspection 17:15:35 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002078 Traffic Violation 19:05:57 (Lopez Island) INA

24-002079 Death Investigation 19:13:38 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a death investigation. The death was determined to be natural and the incident was documented.

24-002080 Overdose 21:47:56 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of an intentional overdose. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment.

24-002081 Domestic Dispute or Assault 21:52:54 (San Juan Island) UNF

Deputies were dispatched to a Possible Domestic in the San Juan Island area. Deputies arrived in the area but were unable to locate any signs of a problem. Report taken.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2024

24-002082 Weapons Noise 01:27:21 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002083 Court Order Violation 09:08:38 (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy was dispatched to an Order Violation in the San Juan Island area. The deputy arrived and located the person on the property who was prohibited to be there by court order. The person was arrested and transported to the Sheriff's Office. Report taken.

24-002084 Citizen Assist 09:14:13 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy investigated a call of possible stolen gold coins. There are investigative leads, and the case remains open.

24-002085 Theft 11:19:00 (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputies were dispatched to a Theft at a business in Friday Harbor area. The deputy arrived and contacted the manager of the business. The manager requested a Trespass Warning Letter be issued to the person involved. The person was issued a letter and a report was taken.

24-002086 Trespassing 11:22:17 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Trespass in the San Juan Island area. The deputy contacted the person who was served with a Trespass Warning Letter. Report taken.

24-002087 Vicious Animal 12:16:36 (Lopez Island) INA

24-002088 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:16:15 (Lopez Island) UNF

24-002089 Parking Problem 13:28:27 INA

24-002090 Accident-NonInj 13:29:49 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002091 Trespassing 13:30:25 (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island deputy responded to a trespassing call on Wild Currant Ct. All parties were contacted and it was determined to be a civil matter good neighbor issue. No crime committed.

24-002092 Disorderly Conduct 13:57:22 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-002093 Boating Problem 14:41:37 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-002094 Traffic Violation 15:18:50 (Orcas Island) CLO

24-002095 Traffic Violation 15:43:35 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002096 Burglary - Residential 16:36:41 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a residential burglary complaint. The burglary complaint was determined to be unfounded. The incident involves an ongoing civil issue between a tenant and the property manager.

24-002097 Citizen Assist 16:44:38 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002098 Traffic Violation 16:50:59 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002099 Traffic Violation 16:52:21 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002100 Traffic Violation 17:53:36 (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 56 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone, no proof of liability insurance, expired registration, more than 2 months, and no valid operator's license with valid identification, and switched

24-002101 Citizen Assist 18:01:30 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a call regarding the attempted theft of a dog from a vehicle. The incident occurred a few days prior. The owner was encouraged to report the incident. The owner did not wish to pursue any further legal action.

24-002102 Traffic Violation 18:39:50 (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a warning for speeding and a criminal citation for driving while license suspended in the third degree.

24-002103 Threats 19:34:20 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a threats complaint. The involved parties were contacted. There is insufficient evidence a crime has been committed.

24-002104 Traffic Violation 19:48:07 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 45 MPH in a posted 25 MPH speed zone. The driver was issued an infraction for speed.

24-002105 Citizen Assist 19:56:57 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002106 Alarm 20:11:43 (Orcas Island) UNF

24-002107 Citizen Assist 20:13:47 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002108 Accident-Injury, Traffic 21:10:56 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-002109 Accident-Injury, Traffic 21:29:20 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision. The driver was arrested for DUI and their BAC was more than three times the legal limit to drive.

24-002110 Citizen Assist 21:56:31 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002111 Traffic Violation 23:20:02 (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2024

24-002112 Unconscious ALS 02:25:51 (Orcas Island) NR

A Deputy responded, along with Orcas Fire and EMS (EMS) personnel to a report of an unconscious vehicle operator.

24-002113 Citizen Assist 08:46:38 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002114 Parking Problem 09:21:21 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002115 Welfare Check 09:41:54 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002116 Trespassing 13:46:43 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was sent to a Trespassing at a local business. The person involved was not currently at the business. A Trespass Warning Letter was prepared for the person. Report taken.

24-002117 Assault - Body Force 14:50:10 (San Juan Island) INA

24-002118 VIN Inspection 15:04:39 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-002119 Animal at Large 15:17:59 NR

24-002120 Threats 15:36:18 (Lopez Island) ACT

24-002121 Vicious Animal 16:05:48 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002122 Welfare Check 16:13:54 (Orcas Island) INA On 04/13/2024, a

A subject, whose court ordered conditions of release state he is not allowed to possess or consume alcohol, appeared intoxicated. The subject refused to provide a portable breath sample. A report was forwarded to Adult Probation.

24-002123 Found Property 16:29:03 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted about Found Property at a local business. The business owner located a firearm left behind in a restroom at the business. The firearm was turned over to the deputy and entered into evidence. Report taken.

24-002124 Sex Offender Registration 18:09:32 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-002125 Trauma ALS 19:01:13 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy and Lopez Island Fire & EMS were dispatched to a Boating Trauma ALS. An individual was airlifted to a higher level of care and a report was taken.

24-002126 Threats 23:27:19 (San Juan Island) NR

SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2024

24-002127 Traffic Violation 00:04:47 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002128 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 00:24:38 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002129 Traffic Violation 01:11:16 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002130 Burn Investigation 03:26:20 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002131 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 03:39:49 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002132 Fish & Game Violation 06:53:39 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002133 Trouble Unknown 08:14:31 NR

24-002134 Unwanted Person 09:32:06 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002135 Vicious Animal 09:51:26 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002136 Citizen Assist 11:14:41 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002137 Burglary - Residential 11:59:11 (San Juan Island) INA

A Friday Harbor part time resident reported her cabin appeared to have been slept in. They reported nothing missing, no signs of forced entry, and nothing other than her bed disturbed. This cabin is not a vacation rental and cannot be seen from the street.

24-002138 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 12:28:36 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002139 Sex Offender Registration 12:43:28 (Lopez Island) NR

24-002140 Traffic Violation 13:13:52 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002141 Traffic Violation 14:10:28 (Orcas Island) CAA

A Deputy on Orcas Island contacted a vehicle operator. The operator was issued criminal citations for driving while license suspended 1 and operating a motor vehicle without an ignition interlock device, when required to have one. The operator received a notice of infraction no Insurance.

24-002142 Trespassing 14:44:37 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002143 Traffic Violation 14:51:12 (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 45 miles per hour in a 25 miles per hour zone.

24-002144 Theft 15:02:46 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a shoplifting complaint. The juvenile suspect was identified and trespassed from the business at the business owner's request.

24-002145 Citizen Assist 15:30:54 (Orcas Island) INA

A citizen requested to have a person trespassed from a private road. A trespass warning letter was drafted and signed by the complainant. At the time of this report, the subject of the trespass warning letter had not been served.

24-002146 Traffic Violation 16:07:04 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a motorcycle in the 1500 Block of Ferry Rd. The driver was subsequently issued infractions for speeding 54 MPH in a posted 35 MPH zone, having no insurance, and no motorcycle endorsement on their driver's license.

24-002147 Citizen Assist 16:49:26 (Lopez Island) NR

24-002148 Vicious Animal 16:53:31 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a dog bite. The owner was issued a dog at large warning letter and a report was forwarded to the San Juan County Health Department.

24-002149 Traffic Violation 17:21:11 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002150 Traffic Violation 19:12:00 (San Juan Island) CIC

24-002151 Traffic Violation 19:35:56 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a traffic offense. The incident was documented.

24-002152 Citizen Assist 20:49:10 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002153 Welfare Check 22:30:00 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002154 Trouble Unknown 23:44:23 (San Juan Island) NR

MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2024

24-002155 Alarm 07:22:21 (Orcas Island) FAL

24-002156 Civil Problem 09:30:48 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002157 Welfare Check 11:24:26 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002158 Traffic Violation 12:58:00 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002159 Citizen Assist 13:15:02 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002160 Citizen Assist 14:09:08 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002161 Agency Assistance 14:33:33 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002162 Citizen Assist 15:54:40 (Lopez Island) NR

24-002163 Animal Bite 17:56:42 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-002164 Traffic Violation 18:13:57 (San Juan Island) CAA

24-002165 Threats 18:19:50 (San Juan Island) CJA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of threats. The deputy's report was sent to the Prosecutor's Office as the suspect committed the crime of harassment.

24-002166 Alarm 18:42:52 UNF

24-002167 Animal at Large 18:49:07 UNF

24-002168 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:22:31 INA

TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2024

24-002169 Alarm 04:26:34 (Lopez Island) UNF

24-002170 Unwanted Person 07:32:27 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002171 Citizen Assist 08:02:20 (San Juan Island) NR

A citizen reported a potential fraud. The incident was linked to another case and is currently under investigation.

24-002172 VIN Inspection 08:06:15 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002173 Traffic Violation 08:26:34 INA

24-002174 Civil Problem 08:27:54 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002175 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:42:26 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002176 Weapons Offense 09:06:08 (San Juan Island) ACT

A report was made of a resident of an assisted living community violating the rules. Deputies responded and mediated the situation. No further action was taken.

24-002177 Welfare Check 09:18:39 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002178 Civil Problem 09:53:47 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-002179 Animal at Large 09:58:10 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-002180 Civil Problem 10:51:13 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002181 Juvenile Problem 12:25:13 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-002182 Animal Noise 12:49:44 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-002183 Citizen Assist 14:26:06 (Orcas Island) NR

24-002184 Civil Problem 14:52:55 (San Juan Island) INA

A protection order was served electronically to an Ohio resident.

24-002185 Abandoned Vehicle 14:54:25 (Lopez Island) NR

24-002186 Threats 15:18:57 (Orcas Island) INA

24-002187 Alarm 16:04:25 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-002188 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 17:24:34 (San Juan Island) INA

24-002189 Animal Noise 18:41:51 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-002190 Theft 18:46:16 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002191 Parking Problem 19:01:51 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-002192 Court Order Violation 19:50:56 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island received a report of an order violation. The Deputy observed that there was a violation of the order so a report was prepared to be sent to the prosecutors office for charging.

24-002193 Welfare Check 21:51:43 (San Juan Island) NR

24-002194 Burglary - Residential 22:41:48 (San Juan Island) CLO

Total Incidents for This Report: 164

Last modified onSunday, 21 April 2024 17:21

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