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San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log January 24-30, 2024: Confrontation at ferry terminal; trespassing, shoplifting in Friday Harbor and Eastsound

San Juan County Deputies responded to 142 calls from January 24-30, 2024 including: A Friday Harbor resident had a confrontation with a ferry lot attendant in Friday Harbor. The suspect in the confrontation was later arrested for Harassment and resisting arrest. He was booked into the jail pending a hearing with the judge. | A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a reported sexual assault. The investigation is ongoing. | A Deputy on Orcas Island issued a notice of infraction for abandoning a vehicle at a local towing establishment.

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.


24-000477 Parking Problem 09:54:16 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000478 Harassment 10:45:23 (Orcas Island) UNF

24-000479 Welfare Check 11:03:38 (Orcas Island) UNF

24-000480 Fraud 11:11:43 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000481 Vicious Animal 11:35:44 (San Juan Island) INA

24-000482 Domestic Dispute or Assault 11:56:18 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-000483 Traffic Violation 11:57:54 (San Juan Island) CIC

A San Juan deputy received a report of a vehicle failing to stop for a stopped school bus. The driver was contacted and issued an infraction.

24-000484 Traffic Hazard 13:33:43 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000485 Lost Property 14:21:48 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy took a report of a lost wallet from the Eastsound area. Information was provided in the event the wallet is found.

24-000486 Traffic Violation 14:29:33 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000487 Traffic Violation 14:56:27 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000488 Rape/Attempted Rape 15:08:05 (Lopez Island) ACT

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a reported sexual assault. The investigation is ongoing.

24-000489 Animal Noise 15:29:20 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000490 Found Property 15:38:08 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of found property. An earring was entered into evidence as the owner is not known.

24-000492 Fraud 16:05:37 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a fraudulent phone call. The fraudster already knew their personal information and then asked for banking information; that's when they knew it was a fraudulent. No loss was reported. A report was completed.

24-000491 Traffic Violation 16:06:01 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000494 Assault - Body Force 16:11:41 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a report of an assault that occurred over a month ago. A report was taken.

24-000493 Prowler 16:13:46 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000495 Court Order Violation 16:45:13 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to an order violation call. A report was taken, and probable cause for violating a court order was drafted.

24-000496 Theft 18:55:56 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000497 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 23:11:14 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000498 Trespassing 23:29:22 (Lopez Island) NR


24-000499 Domestic Dispute or Assault 01:10:49 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000500 Citizen Assist 08:04:55 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000501 Traffic Hazard 08:49:22 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000502 Theft 09:37:27 (Orcas Island) INA

A report of a stolen Google Chromebook was made. The victim's Chromebook was taken from their book bag while at school. The investigation is ongoing.

24-000503 Pornography 09:56:28 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-000504 Theft 11:28:00 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted about a Theft. The person reported leaving an item and the item being gone upon their return. No suspects at this time. Report taken.

24-000505 Harassment 11:53:16 (San Juan Island) INA

24-000506 Medical Emergency 12:10:38 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000507 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 12:26:39 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000508 Citizen Assist 12:35:57 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000509 Animal at Large 13:12:44 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-000510 Agency Assistance 13:20:11 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000511 Area Check 13:47:53 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000512 Welfare Check 15:02:28 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000513 Fraud 15:45:06 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-000515 Medical BLS 16:55:02 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000514 Civil Problem 16:56:43 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000516 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 17:56:38 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000517 Traffic Hazard 18:13:14 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000518 Animal Noise 18:32:38 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-000519 Traffic Violation 20:36:13 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000520 Court Order Violation 22:14:22 (San Juan Island) CAA

24-000521 Trespassing 22:58:50 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Deputy responded to a trespassing call. An unknown individual was caught trespassing on private property by the property owner. The individual fled into the woods when they realized they had been spotted.


24-000522 Alarm 06:47:09 (Lopez Island) FAL

24-000523 Animal at Large 06:55:16 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000524 Traffic Hazard 08:00:57 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000525 Fraud 08:53:32 (Lopez Island) ACT

24-000526 Citizen Assist 09:37:05 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000527 Mental Health 09:38:48 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000528 Citizen Assist 09:41:56 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000529 Fraud 09:45:57 (Lopez Island) INA

An Orcas Island deputy was dispatched to a fraud call. The victim had lost a small amount of money in an online scam. A report was taken.

24-000530 Threats 12:50:32 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy took a report of threats. The reporting parties wished to advise of a person's degrading mental health that had resulted in ambiguous threats being levied at them. The incident was documented.

24-000531 Alarm 13:00:51 (San Juan Island) FAL

24-000532 Welfare Check 13:31:40 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000533 Burglary - Residential 14:23:31 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-000534 Citizen Assist 14:46:59 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000535 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:04:39 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of suspicious comments. No crime was committed and the incident was documented.

24-000536 Civil Problem 16:46:43 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000537 Citizen Assist 17:59:03 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000538 Domestic Dispute or Assault 18:08:24 (San Juan Island) UNF

San Juan deputies responded to a domestic incident. Parties involved reported it to have been verbal only. One party was served a court order expelling them from the property. They were given a ride from the scene.

24-000539 Traffic Violation 20:35:19 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000541 Welfare Check 21:12:09 (San Juan Island) CJA

24-000540 Civil Problem 21:12:18 (San Juan Island) INA


24-000542 Domestic Dispute or Assault 02:10:41 (San Juan Island) CAA

San Juan deputies responded to a report of a domestic. Upon arrival, one person was gone and the deputies interviewed the other party. The suspect was located a short time later and arrested for assault 4 - DV.

24-000543 Traffic Violation 08:08:28 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000544 Found Property 08:51:15 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a found bicycle in the village. No owner information was found, and the incident was documented.

24-000545 Missing Person 10:00:12 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000546 Weapons Noise 10:31:58 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000547 Traffic Violation 11:48:47 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000548 Vagrancy 11:59:26 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000549 Traffic Violation 12:35:29 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000550 Theft 14:28:15 (San Juan Island) INA

A San Juan deputy responded to a report of theft at King's Market. A known person was caught attempting to steal an item from the store. The person was trespassed from all Valmark properties at the request of the store manager.

24-000551 Overdose 15:10:24 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-000552 Sick or Injured Animal 15:54:23 (Orcas Island) INA

24-000553 Chimney Fire 16:41:48 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000554 Citizen Assist 16:50:55 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000555 Trouble Unknown 17:16:37 (Orcas Island) UNF

24-000556 Citizen Assist 17:26:27 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000557 Traffic Violation 17:43:39 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000558 Citizen Assist 17:44:52 (San Juan Island) NR


24-000559 Welfare Check 01:02:38 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000560 Breathing ALS 03:53:25 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000561 Found Property 08:17:58 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted at the Sheriff's Office about Found Property. The person turned in an item to the deputy. the item was placed into evidence as Found Property. Report taken.

24-000562 Court Order Violation 09:55:58 (Lopez Island) INAdu

A Deputy responded to an order violation call. The matter is under investigation.

24-000563 Controlled Substance Problem 11:19:51 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000564 Alarm 11:54:02 (San Juan Island) FAL

24-000565 Alarm 12:03:52 NR

24-000566 Animal at Large 14:02:44 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000567 Traffic Hazard 15:02:02 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000568 Citizen Assist 15:42:04 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000569 Trespassing 16:34:34 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000570 Traffic Violation 16:57:55 (Orcas Island) CIC

24-000571 Traffic Violation 17:09:46 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000572 Traffic Violation 18:00:49 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000573 Wanted Person 18:18:59 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000574 Traffic Violation 18:23:56 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000575 Welfare Check 19:33:09 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000576 Citizen Assist 19:44:12 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-000577 Traffic Violation 20:03:50 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000578 Traffic Violation 20:21:55 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000579 Traffic Violation 21:01:57 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000580 Accident-Injury, Traffic 23:34:09 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a reported vehicle versus pedestrian collision. There was no evidence a person had been struck by a vehicle. The original complaint was determined to be unfounded.

24-000581 Welfare Check 23:44:45 (Orcas Island) NR


24-000582 Alarm 05:53:19 (San Juan Island) FAL

24-000583 Mental Health 08:07:25 (Lopez Island) INA

24-000584 VIN Inspection 08:35:47 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000585 Traffic Violation 08:51:21 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000586 Theft 08:58:57 (Orcas Island) INA

An Orcas Island Deputy took a theft report. The reporting party went to Island Market and left a wallet in an unlocked vehicle. The reporting party realized the wallet was missing later in the evening and believed it was taken from the vehicle while at Island Market. There are no investigative leads.

24-000587 Citizen Assist 11:36:00 (Orcas Island) INA

24-000588 Agency Assistance 11:38:58 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000589 Civil Problem 12:03:04 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000590 Harassment 12:14:37 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-000591 Boating Problem 12:44:48 (Orcas Island) CLO

24-000592 Theft 13:38:48 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-000593 Accident-HitRun 14:07:54 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-000594 Wanted Person 16:18:16 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Deputy on San Juan Island contacted a citizen at his address who had a confirmed warrant for his arrest. The citizen was arrested for the warrant and was booked into the San Juan County Jail.

24-000595 Abandoned Vehicle 16:34:35 (Orcas Island) INA

A Deputy on Orcas Island issued a notice of infraction for abandoning a vehicle at a local towing establishment.

24-000596 Welfare Check 16:36:06 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000597 Citizen Assist 18:07:47 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000598 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 18:09:07 (Orcas Island) CIC

24-000599 Theft 19:14:04 (Orcas Island) CAA

A Deputy on Orcas Island arrested a person for shoplifting an alcoholic beverage. The subject was booked into jail.

24-000600 Traffic Violation 20:17:01 (San Juan Island) NR


24-000601 Trespassing 03:14:21 (Lopez Island) UNF

24-000602 Threats 05:22:08 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Friday Harbor resident had a confrontation with a ferry lot attendant in Friday Harbor. The suspect in the confrontation was later arrested for Harassment and resisting arrest. He was booked into the jail pending a hearing with the judge.

24-000603 Wanted Person 06:33:28 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000604 Mental Health 06:54:18 (San Juan Island) NR

24-000605 Controlled Substance Problem 09:36:21 (Lopez Island) INA

24-000606 Weapons Noise 10:22:20 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000607 Citizen Assist 10:23:19 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez Island Deputy was dispatched to a citizen assist call regarding an ongoing family issue. An Informational report was taken.

24-000608 Threats 10:33:02 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000609 Trouble Unknown 12:30:03 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-000610 Agency Assistance 13:04:32 (Orcas Island) NR

24-000611 Welfare Check 13:12:18 (San Juan Island) INA

24-000612 Noise Complaint /not dogs 15:19:47 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-000613 Welfare Check 16:46:40 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-000614 Trespassing 17:08:11 (San Juan Island) INA

24-000615 Vicious Animal 19:00:18 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-000616 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:31:12 (Lopez Island) NR

24-000617 Citizen Assist 19:50:45 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-000618 Threats 21:34:11 (San Juan Island) CLO

Total Incidents for This Report: 142

Last modified onFriday, 09 February 2024 03:53

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