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San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log June 12-18, 2024: Assault, thefts, missing person, driving violations,

San Juan County Deputies responded to 188 calls from June 12-18, 2024 including: Lopez Deputies responded when an individual was being argumentative with restaurant staff. When Deputies located the individual, he was drinking from a wine bottle in the Community Center Park. An infraction for consuming alcohol in public was issued and he was trespassed from the eatery. A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a burglary at a business. The suspect fled in a vehicle and the deputy located the vehicle as it was pulling into a driveway. The individual was arrested for burglary in the second degree, driving under the influence, and obstructing. Deputies on Orcas Island responded to an assault complaint. The victim, the manager of a local resort, did not wish to pursue charges. Numerous people were trespassed from the resort at the manager's request.

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 12, 2024

24-003427 Civil Problem 07:27:40 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003428 Civil Problem 07:49:35 (Orcas Island) CLO

24-003429 Animal at Large 08:06:18 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy responded to a reported animal at large in the Obstruction Pass area. The owner was identified and issued an animal at large warning letter.

24-003430 Welfare Check 08:28:56 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003431 Fraud 09:19:07 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003433 Agency Assistance 09:29:12 INA

24-003432 Animal at Large 09:30:20 (Lopez Island) NR

24-003434 Traffic Violation 09:37:10 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003435 Traffic Violation 09:41:19 (Lopez Island) NR

24-003436 Theft 09:45:01 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a theft of a mailbox. The investigation is ongoing.

24-003437 Parking Problem 10:29:52 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003438 Abandoned Vehicle 10:53:12 (orcas Island) NR

24-003439 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 11:00:54 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003440 Found Property 11:11:29 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a found property. The incident was documented.

24-003441 Citizen Assist 12:00:17 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003442 Animal at Large 13:39:37 (Lopez Island) NR

24-003443 Traffic Violation 13:50:13 (Lopez Island) NR

24-003444 Accident-NonInj 13:57:08 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003445 Traffic Violation 14:23:16 (Lopez Island) NR

24-003446 Welfare Check 15:45:53 (Orcas Island) INA

24-003447 Missing Person 16:08:56 (Lopez Island) NR

Lopez Deputies responded to the Watmough area for a missing person report. The missing individual was quickly located.

24-003448 Traffic Violation 16:33:43 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003449 Traffic Violation 16:46:09 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003450 Citizen Assist 16:55:09 D Alexander NR

24-003451 Trouble Unknown 17:01:17 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003452 Theft 17:58:29 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of theft from a business in Friday Harbor. A report was completed.

24-003453 Wanted Person 20:36:21 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy located an individual with a local warrant. The individual was booked into jail pending a court hearing.

24-003454 Traffic Violation 21:26:39 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding on Center Road. The driver was subsequently issued an infraction for speeding 50 MPH in a 35 MPH zone and registration expired more than 2 months.

24-003455 Threats 21:45:59 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003456 Animal at Large 21:54:53 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003457 Area Check 22:26:12 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003458 Area Check 22:38:20 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003459 Area Check 22:42:56 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003460 Area Check 23:00:33 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003461 Citizen Assist 23:30:39 (San Juan Island) NR

THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2024

24-003462 Citizen Assist 08:45:48 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-003463 Agency Assistance 08:52:49 (San Juan Island) INA

24-003464 Boating Problem 09:33:57 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003465 Abandoned Vehicle 10:03:57 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003466 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 10:10:22 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-003467 Controlled Substance Problem 10:29:40 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003468 Trespassing 10:37:05 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003469 CPR ALS 10:45:26 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Island Deputies were dispatched to a Death Investigation. The investigation is ongoing.

24-003470 Citizen Assist 11:11:35 UNF

24-003471 Communications Problem 11:46:50 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003472 Animal Noise 12:09:50 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003473 Theft 12:33:43 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-003475 Civil Problem 13:04:15 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a civil call. A report was taken.

24-003474 Found Property 13:07:12 (San Juan Island) INA

24-003476 Accident-HitRun 13:44:17 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-003477 Parking Problem 15:19:30 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003478 Traffic Hazard 15:40:45 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003479 Animal at Large 16:38:19 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003480 Overdose 17:10:31 (San Juan Island) INA

24-003481 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 18:20:02 (San Juan Island) INA

24-003482 Animal at Large 18:30:42 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003483 Traffic Hazard 19:55:04 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003484 Traffic Violation 20:48:52 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003485 Citizen Assist 20:50:50 (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2024

24-003486 Traffic Hazard 07:42:16 (Lopez Island) NR

24-003487 Vicious Animal 07:51:59 (Lopez Island) NR

24-003488 Death Investigation 08:39:45 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a Death Investigation. The investigation is ongoing.

24-003489 Traffic Violation 08:40:47 (Lopez Island) NR

24-003490 Traffic Hazard 09:55:38 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003491 Alarm 10:01:32 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003492 Civil Problem 10:51:21 (Lopez Island) ACT

24-003493 Traffic Violation 11:48:57 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-003494 Citizen Assist 11:51:10 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003495 Traffic Violation 12:09:32 (Lopez Island) NR

24-003496 Citizen Dispute 13:28:09 (Lopez Island) INA

24-003497 Citizen Assist 14:53:17 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-003498 Theft 15:04:41 (San Juan Island) INA

24-003499 Welfare Check 15:20:27 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-003500 Traffic Violation 15:33:39 (orcas Island) NR

24-003501 Fraud 16:10:18 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-003502 Found Property 16:24:50 (San Juan Island) INA

24-003503 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:28:34 (Lopez Island) CIC

Lopez Deputies responded when an individual was being argumentative with restaurant staff. When Deputies located the individual, he was drinking from a wine bottle in the Community Center Park. An infraction for consuming alcohol in public was issued and he was trespassed from the eatery.

24-003504 Weapon Safekeeping 17:02:09 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-003505 Citizen Assist 17:16:16 (Lopez Island) NR

24-003506 Animal at Large 18:17:11 (orcas Island) NR

24-003507 Agency Assistance 19:24:15 (orcas Island) NR

24-003508 Threats 19:29:18 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-003509 Traffic Violation 19:46:18 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003510 Court Order Violation 20:19:44 (orcas Island) NR

24-003511 Traffic Violation 20:32:05 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy observed an individual driving with a suspended driver's license. The individual was arrested for DWLS 3rd degree and driving without an ignition interlock device. Infractions were issued for no insurance and displaying non-matching license plates.

24-003512 Welfare Check 20:33:59 (orcas Island) NR

24-003513 Threats 22:42:26 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003514 Domestic Dispute or Assault 23:13:03 (orcas Island) INA

Deputies responded to a lodging facility in Eastsound on a report of a domestic disturbance. Through further investigation it appeared the dispute remained verbal and no crimes had occurred.

SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2024

24-003515 Alarm 00:28:17 (orcas Island) FAL

24-003516 Trouble Unknown 01:08:17 (orcas Island) UNF

24-003517 Unwanted Person 01:47:01 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003518 Alarm 05:15:25 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003519 Assault - Body Force 07:18:02 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003520 Theft 07:19:11 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies were contacted about a Theft in San Juan County. Several items had been taken from an outer island. Report taken.

24-003521 Civil Problem 07:51:04 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003522 Found Property 08:48:24 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003523 Civil Problem 10:07:16 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003524 Citizen Assist 10:39:01 (Lopez Island) INA

24-003525 Welfare Check 12:31:44 (Lopez Island) INA

24-003526 Civil Problem 13:06:58 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003527 Trouble Unknown 14:17:46 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-003528 Accident-NonInj 14:24:11 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003529 Parking Problem 14:42:01 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003530 Found Property 15:03:27 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003531 Parking Problem 15:25:06 (Lopez Island) CIC

A vehicle on Lopez was ticketed for violating the posted parallel parking only area.

24-003532 Traffic Violation 16:05:38 (Lopez Island) INA

24-003533 Malicious Mischief 16:58:07 (orcas Island) ACT

24-003534 Animal at Large 17:05:59 (Lopez Island) INA

24-003535 Found Property 17:17:48 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003536 Traffic Violation 18:44:09 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003537 Traffic Violation 19:17:58 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003538 Traffic Violation 19:22:25 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003539 Trouble Unknown 19:38:36 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003540 Welfare Check 21:03:10 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of a welfare check. An individual was heavily intoxicated and was transported to the hospital by EMS.

24-003541 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:42:20 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a report of a suspicious man walking around in the Village. The man was asked to leave a restaurant and reportedly walking near private homes. Deputies had contact with the individual the previous day and believe he could be experiencing a mental health crisis.

SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2024

24-003542 Burglary,NonRes 02:27:55 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a burglary at a business. The suspect fled in a vehicle and the deputy located the vehicle as it was pulling into a driveway. The individual was arrested for burglary in the second degree, driving under the influence, and obstructing.

24-003543 Agency Assistance 02:34:15 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003544 Weapons Noise 04:44:10 NR

24-003545 Welfare Check 05:33:12 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy was dispatched to the area of Hummel Lake for a male yelling during the early morning hours. The male was contacted and no assistance was needed. Several reports have been forwarded to the appropriate service providers for this situation.

24-003546 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 05:59:39 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez deputy found a male sleeping in the woods during the early morning hours. The male was identified and moved along.

24-003547 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 07:45:11 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003548 Traffic Violation 09:49:22 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003549 Citizen Assist 10:21:07 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003550 Threats 10:59:47 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003551 Animal at Large 11:20:09 (Orcas Island) CLO

24-003552 Unwanted Person 11:44:45 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003553 Trouble Unknown 12:00:27 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003554 Abandoned Vehicle 14:16:24 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-003555 Unconscious ALS 14:17:38 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003556 Traffic Violation 14:37:13 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003557 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:56:09 (Orcas Island) ACT

24-003558 Civil Problem 15:42:55 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003559 Traffic Violation 16:05:15 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island conducted a traffic stop on vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued an infraction for operating a vehicle without insurance, other verbal warnings were also given.

24-003560 Traffic Hazard 16:25:53 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003561 Accident-NonInj 16:32:55 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a non-injury motor vehicle collision on Port Stanly Road. The drive had taken his eyes off the road momentarily and driven into a deep ditch. A tow truck was dispatched and removed the vehicle. The incident was documented.

24-003562 Citizen Assist 18:25:45 (Orcas Island) INA

24-003563 Assault - Body Force 19:15:52 (Orcas Island) INA

Deputies on Orcas Island responded to an assault complaint. The victim, the manager of a local resort, did not wish to pursue charges. Numerous people were trespassed from the resort at the manager's request.

24-003564 Found Property 20:07:02 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of found property. An individual found a wallet while hiking at Lime Kiln State Park and turned it into the Sheriff's Office. The wallet was secured into evidence as found property. A report was completed.

24-003565 Vicious Animal 20:21:32 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a dog-at-large complaint. Two dog owners were issued dog-at-large warning letters.

24-003566 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 23:27:19 (San Juan Island) NR

MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2024

24-003567 Trouble Unknown 03:09:08 UNF

24-003568 Trouble Unknown 07:35:46 (Lopez Island) NR

24-003569 Vagrancy 08:25:02 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003570 Area Check 08:54:33 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003571 Alarm 08:56:43 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003572 Welfare Check 09:25:34 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003573 Abandoned Vehicle 09:50:00 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003574 Citizen Assist 10:14:15 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003575 Weapon Safekeeping 10:40:29 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003576 Citizen Assist 11:39:41 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003577 Unwanted Person 11:53:42 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003578 Alarm 11:55:21 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003579 Parking Problem 12:04:45 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003580 Civil Problem 13:06:49 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-003581 Harassment 13:12:36 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-003582 Agency Assistance 13:30:36 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003583 Welfare Check 14:45:03 (Lopez Island) INA

24-003584 Unwanted Person 14:52:14 (Orcas Island) CAA

24-003586 Abandoned Vehicle 15:57:26 (Orcas Island) ACT

24-003585 Traffic Violation 15:58:39 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan Island conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver was issued an infraction for traveling 76 MPH in a posted 45 MPH speed zone.

24-003587 Burglary - Residential 16:42:55 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Island Deputies were dispatched to a not-in-progress residential burglary. The home was cleared and the scene was processed. Evidence was collected and sent to the WSP crime lab. The investigation is ongoing.

24-003588 Unwanted Person 16:56:40 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003589 County Property Damage 17:01:13 (San Juan Island) ACT

Deputy on San Juan Island discovered damage to his patrol car. The Deputy observed that there was a rock imbedded in the passengers side tail light.

24-003590 Fraud 18:07:14 (Lopez Island) ACT

24-003591 Accident-Injury, Traffic 19:06:34 (Orcas Island) ACT

24-003592 Citizen Assist 20:52:09 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003593 Traffic Violation 22:13:56 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. It was discovered that the driver was not licensed. The driver was issued a criminal citation for DWLS 3rd; and infractions were issued for operating a motor vehicle without insurance and defective turn signals/stop lamps.

TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2024

24-003594 Noise Complaint /not dogs 00:05:00 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003595 Overdose 01:46:35 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded along with Orcas Fire and EMS personnel to a possible overdose. The victim waived further medical care and declined to answer questions posed by law enforcement.

24-003596 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 07:41:42 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003597 Malicious Mischief 09:08:03 (San Juan Island) INA

24-003598 Citizen Assist 11:05:55 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003599 Fall BLS 11:12:00 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003600 Found Property 11:22:53 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003601 Weapon Safekeeping 11:41:16 (San Juan Island) NR

A San Juan Island resident turned in a number of boxes of random shotgun ammunition for destruction. They were booked into the property and evidence room.

24-003603 Accident-NonInj 11:51:27 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-003602 Traffic Violation 11:53:03 (Orcas Island) NR

24-003604 Accident-NonInj 13:00:27 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy responded to a motor vehicle collision at a local business. There were no injuries and only minor damage. The parties swapped insurance information and an informational report was taken.

24-003605 Citizen Assist 13:16:36 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003606 Domestic Dispute or Assault 14:20:08 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a reported domestic incident. Upon investigation, it was determined there is no domestic relationship. The complainant provided insufficient information to believe a crime had been committed.

24-003607 Welfare Check 14:29:31 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003608 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 15:12:41 (Lopez Island) CAA

Lopez Island Deputies were dispatched to a residential burglary call on the Southend. The scene was processed, and evidence collected. A suspect was later taken into custody. The incident was documented.

24-003609 Animal at Large 15:49:00 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-003610 Malicious Mischief 16:45:06 (Orcas Island) INA

24-003611 Traffic Hazard 17:24:15 (Orcas Island) CLO

24-003612 Harassment 20:44:56 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a harassment complaint. After investigating, the Deputy determined there was insufficient probable cause to believe a crime had been committed.

24-003613 Parking Problem 22:07:14 (San Juan Island) NR

24-003614 Traffic Violation 22:36:29 (San Juan Island) CIC

A Deputy on San Juan conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after a truck accelerated quickly past the Deputy. The driver was issued infractions for traveling 39 MPH in a posted 25 MPH speed zone, operating a vehicle without insurance, and possession of open containers of alcohol in a vehicle.

Total Incidents for This Report: 188

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