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San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log May 17-23: Theft, vehicle prowl, impaired driver on ferry, stolen reading glasses...

San Juan County Deputies responded to 244 calls from May 17-23, 2023 including: A deputy on Orcas Island was dispatched to a report of a theft of bicycles on the ferry. The investigation is ongoing. A Lopez Island Deputy responded to a welfare check. An intoxicated individual was laying down on the side of a gravel road. The individual was uninjured and was provided a ride home. Adult protective services were contacted. A deputy was dispatched to a Vehicle Prowl in the Friday Harbor area. The person reported a vehicle that was parked in their driveway had been entered. Nothing of value seems to be missing at this time. A suspect was identified and contacted. Report taken.

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.


23-003456 Trouble Unknown 08:04:54 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003457 Traffic Violation 08:45:54 (Orcas Island) INA On 5/17/2023 a deputy on Orcas Island was dispatched to a report of a bicyclist failing to obey a flagger. A report was taken.

23-003459 Traffic Enforcement 09:05:41 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003458 Harassment 09:07:18 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of some online harassment. The Deputy did not see any criminal law violations. This report is for information only.

23-003460 Citizen Assist 09:15:51 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003461 Threats 09:48:56 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas Island was dispatched to a report of threats. The event was civil in nature and a trespass letter was issued.

23-003462 Harassment 10:04:26 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy was contacted about a possible harassment. The investigation is ongoing.

23-003463 Theft 11:05:03 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas Island was dispatched to a report of a theft of bicycles on the ferry. The investigation is ongoing.

23-003464 Theft 11:08:20 (Orcas Island) ACT

23-003465 Trouble Unknown 11:56:20 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003466 Found Property 11:59:33 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas Island was dispatched to a report of a bike left on school property. A report was taken.

23-003467 Confidential 12:07:03 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-003468 Alarm 12:25:05 (Orcas Island) FAL

23-003469 Sick or Injured Animal 12:26:44 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003470 Citizen Assist 13:54:53 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003471 Found Property 13:57:06 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003472 Parking Problem 14:37:50 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003473 Found Property 14:39:56 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-003474 Court Order Violation 14:41:10 (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of an order violation. One individual was arrested for violating a domestic violence no-contact order and another individual was arrested for an out of county warrant. Both were booked into jail.

23-003475 Traffic Violation 14:58:23 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003476 Citizen Assist 15:56:14 (Orcas Island) INA

A citizen in Eastsound brought in a found license plate. The license plate was identified through registration and the company was contacted. The plate was later reunited with the vehicle it belonged to.

23-003477 Citizen Assist 16:31:53 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003478 Found Property 16:44:57 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003479 Animal at Large 17:02:00 NR

23-003480 Alarm 17:28:18 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003481 Welfare Check 17:47:20 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Deputy responded to a welfare check. An intoxicated individual was laying down on the side of a gravel road. The individual was uninjured and was provided a ride home. Adult protective services were contacted.

23-003482 Civil Problem 18:34:27 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003483 Domestic Dispute or Assault 18:37:10 (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a verbal domestic incident in Friday Harbor. After an investigation, it was determined that a current no-contact order had been violated. One party was arrested and booked into jail for an order violation- domestic violence.

23-003484 Found Property 20:03:28 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003485 Domestic Dispute or Assault 21:35:17 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Island deputies were dispatched to a possible domestic disturbance. The incident was determined to be civil in nature and no crime had been committed. A report was taken.

23-003486 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:25:41 (Orcas Island) NR

THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2023

23-003487 Parking Problem 06:31:42 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003488 Trouble Unknown 07:05:50 (San Juan Island) UNF

23-003489 Animal at Large 07:46:21 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003490 Civil Problem 08:30:41 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003491 Court Order Violation 09:09:25 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003492 Boating Problem 09:37:19 NR

23-003493 Boating Problem 09:57:33 NR

23-003494 Boating Problem 10:12:50 NR

23-003495 Domestic Dispute or Assault 10:22:18 (Orcas Island) INA

Deputies responded to a report of a domestic that took place the night before, at the end of North Beach Road. The female half was put in touch with Safe San Juan's and also given a ride off island to a family cabin. The investigation is ongoing.

23-003496 Agency Assistance 10:39:54 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003497 Civil Problem 11:18:34 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003498 Welfare Check 11:29:11 NR

23-003499 Citizen Assist 11:31:49 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003500 Welfare Check 12:18:00 NR

23-003501 Welfare Check 12:57:57 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003502 Trouble Unknown 13:06:15 A Clark NR

23-003503 Welfare Check 13:10:36 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003504 Traffic Violation 13:36:23 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003505 Citizen Assist 13:36:32 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003506 Agency Assistance 14:19:19 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003507 Animal at Large 14:24:01 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003508 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:37:35 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003509 Found Property 15:06:26 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003510 Citizen Assist 15:07:54 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003511 Sick or Injured Animal 15:14:49 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003512 Agency Assistance 15:35:08 A Urbach NR

23-003513 Fraud 16:19:16 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003514 Citizen Assist 16:32:16 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003515 Sick or Injured Animal 16:46:26 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003516 Domestic Dispute or Assault 16:52:19 (Lopez Island) UNF

23-003517 Traffic Hazard 18:07:51 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003518 Sick or Injured Animal 18:17:47 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003519 Traffic Violation 18:31:28 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003520 Civil Problem 19:52:41 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003521 Harassment 20:52:39 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003522 Mental Health 21:42:37 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003523 Trouble Unknown 21:59:27 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003524 Welfare Check 23:59:32 (San Juan Island) NR

FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2023

23-003525 Threats 00:30:23 (Orcas Island) ACT

23-003526 Welfare Check 01:24:23 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003527 Traffic Hazard 09:25:52 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003528 Welfare Check 09:39:28 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003529 Found Property 09:58:56 (San Juan Island) INA

23-003530 Citizen Assist 10:26:42 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003531 Weapon Safekeeping 10:30:43 E PETER NR

23-003532 Traffic Hazard 11:06:08 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003533 Theft 11:38:06 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy was contacted about a Theft. The person reported an item had been taken. No suspects at this time. Report taken.

23-003534 Trouble Unknown 11:39:07 UNF

23-003535 Trouble Unknown 11:46:42 UNF

23-003536 Trouble Unknown 12:13:54 UNF

23-003537 Abandoned Vehicle 12:55:39 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003538 Citizen Assist 12:59:01 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003539 Trouble Unknown 13:04:05 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003540 Abandoned Vehicle 13:44:54 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003541 Traffic Violation 14:00:45 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003542 Traffic Violation 14:07:12 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003543 Trouble Unknown 14:11:34 UNF

23-003544 Trouble Unknown 14:21:46 UNF

23-003545 Traffic Violation 14:31:24 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003546 Citizen Assist 15:04:56 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003547 Traffic Violation 15:16:07 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003549 Agency Assistance 15:48:35 (Orcas Island) UNF

23-003548 Animal at Large 15:49:31 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003550 Sick or Injured Animal 17:13:36 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003551 Welfare Check 18:03:25 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003552 Citizen Assist 18:16:21 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003553 Animal at Large 18:45:53 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003554 Animal at Large 19:05:01 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003555 Domestic Dispute or Assault 19:24:26 (Orcas Island) ACT

23-003556 Found Property 20:12:32 (San Juan Island) ACT

A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to a report of a found wallet. The wallet was booked into the evidence room as found property.

23-003557 Welfare Check 20:43:04 UNF

23-003558 Citizen Assist 20:51:21 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003559 Noise Complaint /not dogs 23:19:07 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003560 Traffic Violation 23:41:29 (Orcas Island) NR

SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2023

23-003562 Medical BLS 03:13:48 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003561 Welfare Check 04:56:59 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003563 Citizen Assist 08:22:32 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003564 Vehicle Prowl 08:39:52 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was dispatched to a Vehicle Prowl in the Friday Harbor area. The person reported a vehicle that was parked in their driveway had been entered. Nothing of value seems to be missing at this time. A suspect was identified and contacted. Report taken.

23-003565 Trouble Unknown 09:10:22 UNF

23-003566 Welfare Check 09:14:13 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003567 Trouble Unknown 09:39:15 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003568 Trouble Unknown 10:09:25 UNF

23-003569 Controlled Substance Problem 10:11:00 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003570 Medical Emergency 10:23:57 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003571 Citizen Assist 10:42:30 (Lopez Island) INA

23-003572 Fraud 10:53:17 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy took a report of a fraud attempt. The suspect identity is unknown and the victim sent no money and disclosed no account information. They were advised of steps to protect their identity and the incident was documented in a report.

23-003573 Abandoned Vehicle 10:59:36 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003574 Citizen Assist 11:39:01 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003575 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 12:30:01 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-003576 Sick or Injured Animal 13:21:35 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003577 Trouble Unknown 13:22:40 UNF

23-003578 Parking Problem 13:28:40 D Alexander NR

23-003579 Court Order Violation 13:34:23 (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy was dispatched to an Order Violation in the San Juan Island area. The deputy arrived to make contact with the person reporting the incident. Another person violated the court order in the deputy’s presence. That person was arrested and booked for Obstructing Law Enforcement and Violation of

23-003580 Theft 13:47:23 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas responded to a theft complaint in the Rosario area. The reporting party wanted it documented that some reading glasses had been stolen out of their mail box. There are no leads at this time and a report was taken.

23-003581 Traffic Violation 13:52:40 (Lopez Island) UNF

23-003582 Trespassing 14:02:05 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003584 Unconscious 14:14:10 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003583 Citizen Assist 14:18:08 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003585 Traffic Violation 15:02:05 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003586 Trouble Unknown 15:02:06 UNF

23-003587 Traffic Violation 15:48:26 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003588 Traffic Violation 16:02:13 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003589 Traffic Violation 16:08:01 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003590 Parking Problem 16:46:43 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003591 Animal at Large 16:49:05 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003592 Citizen Assist 17:13:25 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Deputy responded to a citizen assist. A Lopez citizen disclosed information concerning a potential crime that took place on Lopez Island and San Juan Island. The matter is under investigation.

23-003593 Trouble Unknown 17:17:49 ACT

23-003594 Traffic Violation 17:22:57 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003595 Trouble Unknown 17:50:32 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003596 Citizen Assist 18:30:44 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003597 Citizen Assist 19:08:45 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003598 Traffic Violation 19:38:41 (Orcas Island) CIC

23-003599 Weapons Noise 20:06:29 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003600 Weapons Noise 20:07:20 NR

23-003601 Traffic Violation 20:54:55 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003602 Animal Bite 21:19:39 (Orcas Island) ACT

23-003603 Unsecure Premise 21:41:38 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003604 Medical ALS 22:35:21 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003605 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 22:47:57 (Lopez Island) NR

SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2023

23-003606 Accident-Injury, Traffic 00:28:56 CAA

23-003607 Parking Problem 05:03:53 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003608 Citizen Assist 08:21:12 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003609 Weapon Safekeeping 08:33:21 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted about Safekeeping. The person had a relative pass away and they had 2 firearms they wish to turn over to the Sheriff's office to be destroyed. The firearms were picked up and entered into evidence to be destroyed. Report taken.

23-003610 Citizen Dispute 08:33:46 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003611 Trouble Unknown 09:30:11 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003612 Citizen Assist 12:01:12 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003613 Trouble Unknown 12:50:26 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003614 Sick or Injured Animal 12:58:38 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003615 Trouble Unknown 13:12:37 UNF

23-003616 Citizen Assist 13:22:25 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003617 Medical Emergency 13:23:37 (Lopez Island) INA

-A Lopez deputy and EMS responded to a mental health related call. Resources were offered for a proper provider of care.

23-003618 Traffic Violation 14:01:30 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003619 Citizen Assist 14:07:57 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003620 Found Property 14:21:54 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003621 Found Property 14:32:52 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003622 Traffic Violation 14:57:46 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003623 Parking Problem 15:01:17 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003624 Traffic Violation 15:12:22 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003625 Traffic Violation 17:00:38 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003626 Civil Problem 17:11:32 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan spoke with a citizen who wanted to report a former roommate for damaging their carpet. They also wanted to report unauthorized purchases on their card. The individual did not want to pursue criminal charges, they just wanted a "paper trail." A report was completed.

23-003627 Traffic Violation 17:40:37 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003628 Traffic Violation 18:16:20 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003629 Traffic Violation 18:33:02 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003630 Accident-HitRun 18:45:04 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003631 DUI 18:50:25 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003632 DUI 19:11:49 (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of a suspected DUI driver onboard a Washington State Ferry. After an investigation, it was determined the driver was impaired. The driver was arrested for DUI and booked into the San Juan County Jail.

23-003633 Traffic Violation 20:00:49 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003634 Traffic Violation 21:56:09 (Orcas Island) NR

MONDAY, MAY 22, 2023

23-003635 Traffic Violation 08:15:52 (Lopez Island) INA

23-003636 Animal at Large 08:45:29 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003637 Traffic Violation 08:56:01 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003638 Accident-NonInj 09:46:50 (San Juan Island) NR

A report was made at the Sheriff's Office of an accident which took place the night before on Pickets Lane at South Beach. The reporting party was attempting to pass a van in the middle of the road and struck the driver's side mirror.

23-003639 Welfare Check 10:18:30 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003640 Accident-NonInj 10:25:12 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003641 Theft 10:26:03 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003642 Parking Problem 10:31:57 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003643 Trouble Unknown 10:37:06 UNF

23-003644 Civil Problem 10:45:15 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003645 Citizen Assist 11:15:50 (Lopez Island) INA

23-003646 Agency Assistance 11:16:09 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003647 Found Property 12:25:58 (San Juan Island) NR

A silver iPhone was found behind the Mason's Hall and turned into the Sheriff's Office. The phone was booked into the property room.

23-003648 Citizen Assist 12:46:04 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003649 Citizen Assist 12:47:38 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003650 Citizen Dispute 12:50:32 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003651 Citizen Assist 13:29:29 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003652 Trouble Unknown 13:33:51 UNF

23-003653 Accident-NonInj 14:10:39 (San Juan Island) CIC

A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to a report of a non injury accident. One driver was issued infraction for failure to yield to a motor vehicle and no insurance.

23-003654 Civil Problem 14:39:21 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003655 Malicious Mischief 14:44:28 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas responded to a Vandalism call near Eastsound. The reporting party just wanted an informational report taken about damage to their vehicle.

23-003656 Citizen Assist 14:58:26 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003657 Accident-HitRun 15:00:04 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003658 Citizen Assist 15:06:48 (Orcas Island) UNF

23-003659 Trauma BLS 15:59:08 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputies on San Juan Island were dispatched to a report of a vehicle versus bicycle accident. It appeared the accident was due to the bicyclist trying to pass on the right as the vehicle was turning. The bicyclist was transported from the scene by EMS.

23-003660 Citizen Assist 16:43:24 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003661 Traffic Violation 18:18:27 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003662 Traffic Violation 20:02:50 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003663 Traffic Violation 20:21:48 (San Juan Island) CIC

A deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued an infraction for speed, 40 Miles per hours in a 25 mile per hour zone, and given a verbal warning for expired registration.

23-003664 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:30:45 (Lopez Island) UNF

23-003665 Traffic Violation 23:09:20 (Orcas Island) NR

TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2023

23-003666 Court Order Violation 08:05:10 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003667 Citizen Assist 09:35:36 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003668 Boating Problem 09:56:53 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003669 Citizen Assist 10:17:24 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003670 Parking Problem 10:49:42 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003671 Boating Problem 10:56:20 NR

23-003672 Accident-HitRun 11:25:48 (San Juan Island) ACT

A hit and run report was filed at the Sheriff's Office. Sometime during the day on on 05/22/2023 a vehicle backed into a silver Jeep Grand Cherokee while it was parked in front of Serendipity Book Store doing damage to the front bumper.

23-003673 Boating Problem 11:27:24 NR

23-003675 Citizen Assist 11:45:29 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003674 Boating Problem 11:45:53 NR

23-003676 Citizen Assist 11:48:37 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003677 Traffic Hazard 11:50:29 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003678 Civil Problem 12:00:09 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003679 Boating Problem 12:19:37 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003680 Mental Health 12:24:12 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003681 Harassment 12:26:51 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003682 Trouble Unknown 12:32:59 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003683 Citizen Assist 13:09:01 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003684 Citizen Assist 13:22:42 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003685 Juvenile Problem 13:22:58 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003686 Sick or Injured Animal 13:32:16 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003687 Parking Problem 13:48:08 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003688 Boating Problem 14:06:00 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003689 Vicious Animal 16:02:13 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003690 Trespassing 16:08:44 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of an ongoing trespassing issue. The homeowners wished to trespass two individuals from their property. The individuals were contacted and were each served with a trespass warning letter. A report was completed.

23-003691 Citizen Assist 16:34:28 (San Juan Island) CLO

23-003692 Area Check 16:50:52 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003693 Citizen Assist 17:03:52 (Orcas Island) NR

23-003694 Citizen Dispute 17:34:20 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of citizen dispute. An individual had been following another person around in their vehicle. The victim came to the Sheriff's Office to report the incident. The victim did not wish to pursue criminal charges. Safe San Juans was contacted.

23-003695 Traffic Violation 18:47:51 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003696 Animal at Large 18:55:13 (Lopez Island) NR

23-003697 Trouble Unknown 20:38:12 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003698 Citizen Assist 21:11:39 (San Juan Island) NR

23-003699 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 21:59:19 UNF

Total Incidents for This Report: 244

Last modified onWednesday, 24 May 2023 18:31

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