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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands July 19 to 26, 2023: Cash found, vehicle window shattered, trailer stolen, fentanyl found in car

San Juan County Deputies responded to 221 calls from July 19 - 26, 2023 including: A Friday Harbor citizen found a large amount of cash and turned it over to the Sheriff's office. The owner contacted the Sheriff's Office. The funds were returned to the owner. Orcas Island EMS responded to a woman who was falling over intoxicated, trying to get in her car. She was given a courtesy ride home by Orcas Island EMS. She returned to her vehicle, and was given a second courtesy ride home by a Deputy. A San Juan Island deputy responded to a report of vandalism involving a window shattering while the person was driving. It was evident that an object struck the side window of the vehicle but a search of the area was not successful in locating the source. A San Juan Island deputy stopped a vehicle for multiple traffic violations. The trailer that the vehicle was towing was discovered to be stolen from Vancouver, WA and a pipe was observed inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle produced suspected powdered fentanyl and several items of paraphernalia.

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, JULY 19, 2023

23-005687 Unwanted Person 06:13:01 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy took a report of an unwanted person at Peace Island Medical Center. The person had been discharged and was refusing to leave without speaking to a deputy. On contact, the person demanded food, water, and a ride. They were provided with information for access to these needs.

23-005688 Animal Noise 08:23:39 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005689 Communications Problem 08:28:35 (Orcas Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded when a Lopez individual received fraudulent phone calls asking for their social security number. No information was given away and the individual's bank was contacted as a precautionary measure.

23-005690 Found Property 08:53:11 INA

23-005691 Parking Problem 09:20:05 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005692 Found Property 09:46:49 (San Juan Island) INA

23-005693 Citizen Assist 09:53:02 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005694 Traffic Violation 09:53:33 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005695 Trouble Unknown 11:30:51 UNF

23-005696 Found Property 11:47:41 (San Juan Island) INA

A Friday Harbor citizen found a large amount of cash and turned it over to the Sheriff's office. They were contacted by the owner and advised them where their money was. The funds were returned to the owner.

23-005697 Trouble Unknown 12:02:36 INA

23-005698 Parking Problem 12:50:59 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005699 Traffic Violation 13:09:17 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005700 Traffic Violation 13:15:48 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005701 Boating Problem 13:29:47 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005702 Trouble Unknown 13:50:56 UNF

23-005703 Traffic Violation 14:54:35 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005704 Parking Problem 15:15:34 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005705 Trouble Unknown 15:22:38 UNF

23-005706 Alarm 15:32:29 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005707 Citizen Assist 15:46:17 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Island Deputies were contacted by an individual who had lost their keys in the village. An informational report was taken.

23-005708 Trespassing 16:21:24 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of trespassing. A male was found in possession of alcohol, which was against their court conditions of release. Approximately 10 minutes after the contact ended, the male was found with more alcohol obtained from another store.

23-005709 Sick or Injured Animal 17:15:23 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005710 Traffic Violation 17:27:43 (Lopez Island) NR

23-005711 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 18:40:37 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to the 4000 block of Dolphin Bay Rd. for a littering call. A bag of trash was located on the side of the roadway. The owner was located, and the trash removed.

23-005712 Traffic Violation 19:20:40 (Lopez Island) NR

23-005713 Unwanted Person 19:46:12 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Island deputies were dispatched to an unwanted person call. The individual was found to have crashed their vehicle into brush on a private property. A local business owner assisted with recovery of the vehicle. An informational report was taken.

23-005714 Assault - Body Force 20:28:13 (Lopez Island) ACT

Lopez Island Deputies were dispatched to a not in-progress assault. The reporting party was contacted, and a report was taken. The investigation is ongoing.

23-005715 Theft 20:39:08 (Orcas Island) NR

An Orcas Island Deputy took a report of stolen license plates from a vehicle.

23-005716 Citizen Assist 21:42:18 (San Juan Island) NR

THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2023

23-005717 Trespassing 02:53:31 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005718 Breathing ALS 03:38:10 CLO

23-005719 Citizen Assist 08:50:50 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005720 Traffic Hazard 09:13:45 (San Juan Island) INA

23-005721 Accident-NonInj 09:34:06 (Orcas Island) INA

Lopez EMS and a Deputy responded when an elderly driver failed to negotiate a corner and crashed into a large patch of blackberry bushes. The driver was uninjured, and the vehicle was undamaged. A DOL evaluation request was filed.

23-005722 Citizen Assist 09:45:37 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005723 Trouble Unknown 09:51:05 UNF

23-005724 Traffic Violation 09:54:52 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005725 Parking Problem 09:59:20 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005726 Civil Problem 10:36:03 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005727 Traffic Violation 11:00:34 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005728 Traffic Violation 11:13:43 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005729 Citizen Assist 11:15:23 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005730 Citizen Assist 11:30:27 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005731 DUI 12:07:40 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005732 Welfare Check 12:18:32 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005733 Traffic Violation 12:29:21 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005734 Citizen Dispute 12:32:21 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005735 Citizen Assist 12:39:50 (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy responded to a citizen assist on the 100 block Old Sentinel Rd. An incident report was authored.

23-005736 Trespassing 13:30:39 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005737 Traffic Violation 13:53:50 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005738 Traffic Violation 14:01:14 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005739 Citizen Assist 14:02:10 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005740 Traffic Violation 14:25:21 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005741 Welfare Check 14:32:58 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005742 Traffic Violation 14:52:49 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005743 Alarm 15:24:44 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005744 Traffic Hazard 15:27:39 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005745 Theft 16:12:41 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005746 Traffic Violation 16:37:27 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005747 Trouble Unknown 16:54:03 UNF

23-005748 Malicious Mischief 17:03:17 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of vandalism involving a window shattering while the person was driving. It was evident that an object struck the side window of the vehicle but a search of the area was not successful in locating the source.

23-005749 Found Property 17:59:26 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005750 Traffic Violation 18:17:32 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy stopped a motorcycle for traveling 82MPH on Bailer Hill Rd. The driver was issued an infraction for speed.

23-005751 Animal at Large 18:17:46 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005752 Citizen Assist 18:30:40 (Orcas Island) ACT

An Orcas Island Deputy investigated an allegation of an extortion through a social media site. The victim was coerced to send an unknown suspect money with the threat that photographs of the victim would be sent if money was not received. The investigation is ongoing.

23-005753 Traffic Violation 18:45:02 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for multiple traffic violations. The trailer that the vehicle was towing was discovered to be stolen from Vancouver, WA and a pipe was observed inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle produced suspected powdered fentanyl and several items of paraphernalia.

23-005754 Traffic Violation 19:39:07 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005755 Citizen Assist 22:03:45 UNF

FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2023

23-005756 Illegal Fireworks 00:29:30 CLO

23-005757 Illegal Fireworks 00:41:52 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005758 Traffic Violation 08:22:07 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Guard St. The driver was issued an infraction for Speeding - 48mph in a 25mph zone.

23-005759 Citizen Assist 09:22:03 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a Citizen Assist in Eastsound. A local business wished to lift a trespass warning letter on an individual, in order to give them a second chance. A report was completed.

23-005760 Found Property 10:59:03 (San Juan Island) INA

23-005761 Citizen Assist 11:08:05 (Lopez Island) INA

23-005762 Citizen Assist 11:46:13 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005763 Animal at Large 11:46:13 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005764 Citizen Assist 11:54:44 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005765 Vicious Animal 12:32:11 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005766 Animal at Large 13:02:59 ACT

23-005767 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:33:07 (Lopez Island) INA

23-005768 Harassment 13:47:59 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island spoke with a citizen who wanted to report that they felt like they were being harassed while riding their bicycle walking. A report was completed.

23-005769 Trouble Unknown 14:17:38 UNF

23-005770 Traffic Hazard 14:19:01 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005771 Vicious Animal 15:01:35 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005772 Agency Assistance 15:54:44 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005773 Animal at Large 16:10:56 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005774 Found Property 16:13:20 (San Juan Island) INA

23-005775 Traffic Violation 16:35:07 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005776 Trouble Unknown 16:39:07 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005777 Traffic Violation 16:45:36 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005778 Citizen Assist 16:55:44 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005779 Abandoned Vehicle 17:41:52 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005780 Traffic Violation 18:11:25 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005781 Mental Health 18:14:12 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas Island took a report of a person who was self reporting mental health issues. Contact was made and the patient decided he wanted to voluntarily go to the hospital for assistance. The subject was transported via patrol boat to Friday Harbor.

23-005782 Traffic Violation 18:57:58 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005783 Sick or Injured Animal 19:37:52 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005784 Traffic Violation 20:00:23 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005785 Accident-NonInj 21:51:22 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005786 Trespassing 21:56:49 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005787 Agency Assistance 22:34:40 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005788 Traffic Violation 22:52:29 (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2023

23-005789 Noise Complaint /not dogs 00:05:17 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005790 Accident-Injury, Traffic 00:40:16 (Orcas Island) ACT

A deputy responded to a late night collision on Orcas Island. Further investigation revealed there was probable cause to believe the driver and single occupant was impaired. The driver was flown off the island for medical treatment. The case is under further investigation.

23-005791 Trouble Unknown 00:52:17 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005792 Trouble Unknown 07:14:07 (Lopez Island) INA

23-005793 Fraud 08:49:16 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-005794 Missing Person 09:18:20 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005795 Trouble Unknown 11:27:22 (Lopez Island) INA

23-005796 Parking Problem 11:30:41 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005797 Trouble Unknown 13:40:34 UNF

23-005798 Citizen Assist 13:41:29 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005799 Unwanted Person 13:44:25 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005800 Theft 14:05:10 (Lopez Island) INA

23-005801 Traffic Violation 15:10:48 (Lopez Island) INA

23-005802 Medical BLS 16:07:06 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005803 Agency Assistance 16:36:55 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005804 Trouble Unknown 16:46:44 UNF

23-005805 Sick or Injured Animal 17:04:04 (Lopez Island) NR

23-005806 Theft 17:04:15 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to a report of a shoplifter at a local grocery store. A report was taken.

23-005807 Traffic Hazard 17:22:23 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005808 Noise Complaint /not dogs 17:32:52 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005809 Animal at Large 18:48:44 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005810 Found Property 19:02:39 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a found property complaint. The Deputy was unable to contact the owner. The property was booked into evidence for safekeeping.

23-005811 Traffic Violation 19:36:54 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005812 CPR ALS 21:18:35 (Decatur Island) INA 7/22/23-Lopez deputies responded to an accidental death on Decatur Island.

23-005813 Traffic Violation 22:02:37 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005814 Noise Complaint /not dogs 22:30:06 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005815 Trespassing 23:50:43 (Orcas Island) CLO

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a trespassing complaint. An uninvited guest showed up at the complainant's residence. The uninvited guest lost his car keys. The Deputy provided him a courtesy ride to his residence.

SUNDAY, JULY 23, 2023

23-005816 Citizen Dispute 00:13:15 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005817 Animal Noise 00:47:28 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005818 Trauma BLS 00:58:05 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005819 Unwanted Person 02:27:29 (Lopez Island) INA

23-005820 Domestic Dispute or Assault 02:35:41 (Lopez Island) NR

23-005821 Noise Complaint /not dogs 06:24:26 (San Juan Island) INA

23-005822 Animal at Large 07:40:43 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005823 Alarm 08:07:47 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005824 Animal at Large 08:20:53 UNF

23-005825 Animal at Large 08:40:10 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005826 Animal Noise 09:02:31 UNF

23-005827 Animal at Large 09:21:08 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005828 Fall BLS 09:36:27 NR

23-005829 Citizen Assist 10:06:52 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy was advised that a citizen had questions regarding a court order. The deputy attempted to call them back, but they did not answer. The deputy left information on the person's voice mail and requested a callback if the person needed additional information. No callback was received.

23-005830 Domestic Dispute or Assault 10:50:34 (San Juan Island) CAA

A deputy was dispatched to a Domestic at the Ferry landing in Friday Harbor. The deputy arrived and observed a confrontation between the people involved. One person was arrested and book for Violation of a Court Order. Report taken.

23-005831 Trouble Unknown 11:06:46 UNF

23-005832 Sick or Injured Animal 11:34:48 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005833 Theft 11:52:37 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005834 Aircraft Problem 12:25:48 (Lopez Island) INA

23-005835 Boating Problem 13:19:12 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005836 Burn Investigation 14:28:11 D McElhaney NR

23-005837 Alarm 14:41:12 (Orcas Island) FAL

23-005838 Civil Problem 14:45:08 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputies were dispatched to civil disturbance between a landlord and tenant. It was determined that no crime had been committed. An informational report was taken.

23-005839 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 14:48:06 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005840 Traffic Violation 15:06:55 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005841 Traffic Violation 15:12:31 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005842 Theft 15:28:07 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputies were dispatched to a report of a Theft in Lopez Village. A report was taken.

23-005843 Accident-HitRun 16:25:51 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island investigated a hit-and-run complaint. The Deputy determined there was insufficient evidence that a crime had occurred. The Deputy completed an informational report.

23-005844 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:46:29 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005845 Traffic Violation 17:13:48 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005846 Traffic Hazard 17:46:50 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005847 Found Property 18:16:36 UNF

23-005848 Noise Complaint /not dogs 18:25:19 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005849 Traffic Violation 18:43:03 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005850 Animal at Large 18:52:27 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005851 Sick or Injured Animal 19:16:40 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005852 Trauma BLS 19:29:33 UNF

23-005853 Traffic Hazard 19:48:57 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputies were dispatched to a traffic hazard at the intersection of Fisherman Bay Rd and Hummel Lake Rd for a disabled vehicle. The vehicle that was blocking an intersection was removed by a local tow firm due to concerns for traffic safety. A report was taken.

23-005854 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 20:46:56 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005855 Citizen Assist 22:26:12 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005856 Vehicle on Fire 23:07:51 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of a vehicle fire. The fire was put out successfully, and the driver was arrested and booked into the San Juan County Jail for DUI. A report was completed.

23-005857 Prowler 23:45:36 (Lopez Island) NR

MONDAY, JULY 24, 2023

23-005858 Burn BLS 00:06:42 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island transported an in-custody individual for medical treatment. They were seen and treated by medical staff, and were cleared to return to the jail. A report was completed.

23-005859 Traffic Hazard 04:53:30 (Lopez Island) INA

23-005860 Citizen Assist 08:10:51 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005861 Abandoned Vehicle 08:21:23 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005862 Parking Problem 08:28:16 UNF

23-005863 Civil Problem 08:46:36 (Orcas Island) INA

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

23-005864 Citizen Assist 10:18:44 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005866 Fall BLS 11:41:16 (Orcas Island) NR

Orcas EMS responded to a woman who was falling over intoxicated, trying to get in her car. She was given a courtesy ride home by Orcas EMS. She returned to her vehicle, and was given a second courtesy ride home by a Deputy.

23-005865 Citizen Assist 12:05:11 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005867 Medical BLS 15:06:45 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005868 Welfare Check 15:46:26 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005869 Court Order Violation 16:11:54 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island responded to a report of an Order Violation. No violation had occurred, the reporting party was advised to petition for a new order. A report was completed.

23-005870 Weapons Noise 17:29:07 (Lopez Island) NR

23-005871 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 17:34:15 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005872 Traffic Hazard 17:57:26 (Orcas Island) NR

23-005873 Civil Problem 17:59:29 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005874 Traffic Hazard 19:10:34 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005875 Citizen Assist 19:30:48 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005876 Overdose 22:08:01 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies on San Juan Island along with San Juan Fire and EMS responded to a report of an overdose. The 18-year-old had been administered Narcan before our arrival, they then adamantly refused all medical treatment and told us all to leave. A report was completed.

TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2023

23-005877 Accident-HitRun 05:17:15 (San Juan Island) INA

23-005878 Traffic Violation 07:45:50 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005879 Civil Problem 08:34:51 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005880 Found Property 09:13:35 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005881 Trouble Unknown 09:21:09 UNF

23-005882 Controlled Substance Problem 09:23:39 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005883 Agency Assistance 09:26:05 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to an agency assist. A report was taken.

23-005884 Agency Assistance 10:47:12 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005885 Malicious Mischief 11:43:44 (San Juan Island) ACT

23-005886 Sick or Injured Animal 12:13:08 (San Juan Island) UNF

A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched a possible case of animal neglect. Upon investigation all animals on the property appeared to be well taken care of.

23-005887 Accident-NonInj 12:21:08 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005888 Accident-HitRun 12:50:34 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a motor vehicle collision call. The incident occurred earlier in the month. A report was taken.

23-005889 Traffic Violation 14:20:59 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005890 Citizen Assist 15:12:15 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005891 Citizen Assist 15:37:53 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005892 Trespassing 16:04:47 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island deputy was dispatched to a trespassing complaint. Trespass warning letters were drafted. A report was taken.

23-005893 Citizen Assist 16:31:04 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005894 Civil Problem 16:57:13 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005895 Harassment 17:09:30 (San Juan Island) CLO

23-005896 Boating Problem 18:42:45 (San Juan Island) CLO

23-005897 Trespassing 19:19:40 (Lopez Island) NR

23-005898 Welfare Check 19:28:54 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005899 Traffic Violation 19:29:46 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005900 Citizen Assist 20:04:55 (San Juan Island) CLO

23-005901 Citizen Assist 20:19:46 (Lopez Island) NR

23-005902 Welfare Check 20:30:14 (San Juan Island) NR

23-005903 Runaway Juvenile 20:34:45 (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of a runaway juvenile. The juvenile was located and returned to the residence. One adult was taken into custody for Assault in the Fourth Degree- DV and Harassment- DV. A report was completed.

23-005904 Welfare Check 21:06:39 (Lopez Island) CAA

Lopez Island Deputies were dispatched to a report of a local man in a mental health crisis who stole a vehicle. The vehicle was located, and the driver was taken into custody without incident. He was charged with multiple crimes including property damage after destroying a row of mail boxes.

23-005905 Traffic Violation 21:23:25 (Lopez Island) NR

23-005906 Unconscious ALS 21:50:02 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Island Deputies were dispatched to a Death Investigation. Evan's Funeral Home was contacted, and a report was taken.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2023

23-005907 Agency Assistance 01:06:07 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a reported assault between siblings. One of the siblings was taken into custody and later released after new information seemed to refute the statements of the witnesses.

Total Incidents for This Report: 221

Last modified onMonday, 31 July 2023 18:31

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