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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands Feb. 28-March 5, 2024: Costly scam, burglary, shoplifting, speeding....

San Juan County Deputies responded to 121 calls from February 28-March 5, 2024 including: Lopez Deputy responded when an elderly citizen needed assistance with their Facebook account. San Juan deputies responded to the report of an overdose. The person had been administered several doses of Narcan and was conscious. EMS transported them to PIMC for additional care. Lopez deputy received a fraud complaint. A Lopez resident was scammed out of a significant sum of money by persons claiming to be an incarcerated relative.

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.


24-001171 Citizen Assist 05:30:23 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Deputy responded when an elderly citizen needed assistance with their Facebook account.

24-001172 Welfare Check 08:15:37 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001173 Traffic Violation 09:21:46 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001174 Traffic Violation 09:50:58 (San Juan Island) CIC

A traffic stop resulted in an infraction for no valid operators license and a warning for speed.

24-001176 Animal at Large 10:37:35 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001175 Deliver Message 10:38:29 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001177 Theft 11:15:56 (San Juan Island) CAA

A Friday Harbor man was seen shoplifting on camera. A statement was obtained as well as a copy of the video footage. A report was completed and forwarded to the PA's office for charges.

24-001178 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 13:03:04 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001179 Fraud 13:37:34 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001180 Civil Problem 15:13:16 D Alexander INA

24-001181 Abandoned Vehicle 15:38:30 (San Juan Island) INA

Island Towing came to impound a vehicle parked on Park Street in Friday Harbor.

24-001182 VIN Inspection 16:03:47 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001183 Welfare Check 16:20:39 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001184 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:57:58 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001185 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 18:16:51 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001186 Citizen Assist 19:32:25 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001187 Citizen Dispute 23:22:04 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001188 Medical BLS 23:28:08 (San Juan Island) NR


24-001189 Trespassing 05:38:11 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001190 Trouble Unknown 06:50:09 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-001191 Welfare Check 07:24:14 UNF

24-001192 Traffic Hazard 08:23:57 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001193 Trespassing 08:48:26 (San Juan Island) INA

24-001194 Harassment 10:49:15 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001195 Mental Health 11:02:35 NR

24-001196 Traffic Hazard 11:25:28 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001197 Welfare Check 12:16:32 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001198 Abandoned Vehicle 13:33:25 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001199 Citizen Assist 15:04:29 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001200 Welfare Check 15:09:38 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001202 Fraud 16:22:31 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001201 Traffic Violation 16:22:42 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001203 Trouble Unknown 16:36:24 UNF

24-001204 Harassment 16:48:54 (Orcas Island) UNF

24-001205 Overdose 18:16:53 (San Juan Island) INA

San Juan deputies responded to the report of an overdose. The person had been administered several doses of Narcan and was conscious. EMS transported them to PIMC for additional care.

24-001206 Alarm 19:43:05 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001207 Citizen Assist 19:58:24 (San Juan Island) CLO


24-001208 Mental Health 00:11:42 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Island deputy was dispatched to a report of trespassers on a property. The deputy arrived and determined that there was no one trespassing on the property. The call was cleared unfounded, and was referred to mental health professionals due to a high number of unfounded incidents.

24-001209 Alarm 02:00:16 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001210 Agency Assistance 09:08:10 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001211 Trespassing 09:47:02 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001212 Theft 10:39:04 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident reported the theft of package left on their remote set of mailboxes.

24-001213 Civil Problem 11:05:02 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001214 Traffic Violation 11:36:56 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001215 Traffic Violation 12:04:35 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001216 Juvenile Problem 12:41:22 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez school staff reported that a student was found to be in possession of a vape pen, a violation of state law and school policy. The issue was forwarded to juvenile court services.

24-001217 Fraud 12:49:48 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez deputy received a fraud complaint. A Lopez resident was scammed out of a significant sum of money by persons claiming to be an incarcerated relative. A report was taken and the case added to a federal database.

24-001218 Abandoned Vehicle 12:54:59 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001219 Communications Problem 12:57:58 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident received a phone call from an unknown suspect claiming to represent a federal law enforcement agency.

24-001220 Fraud 13:09:25 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001221 Traffic Violation 14:06:00 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001222 Traffic Violation 14:11:24 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001223 Fraud 14:47:58 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a fraudulent phone call. The reporting party did provide information to the caller, but had not sustained a monetary loss. The reporting party began taking steps to monitor their accounts and sensitive information. A report was completed.

24-001224 Alarm 15:30:24 (San Juan Island) FAL

24-001225 Traffic Violation 15:51:12 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001226 Citizen Assist 16:14:36 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001227 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 16:18:43 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001228 Mental Health 16:20:25 NR

24-001229 Weapons Noise 18:03:43 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001230 Found Property 18:32:24 NR

24-001231 Accident-NonInj 19:06:41 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez deputy took a report of a vehicle in the ditch. The driver was unharmed, and a report was taken.

24-001232 Trouble Unknown 20:31:25 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001233 Sick or Injured Animal 20:53:51 (Orcas Island) UNF

24-001234 Citizen Assist 21:37:17 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez deputy took a call from a subject who was upset that he was refused service at a local bar and told there was a restraining order. A report was taken.


24-001235 Burglary,NonRes 01:53:29 (San Juan Island) CAA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of an in-progress burglary in Friday Harbor. The suspect was located and was booked into the San Juan County Jail for burglary in the second degree, malicious mischief in the second degree, and theft in the third degree. A report was completed.

24-001236 Burglary,NonRes 08:54:04 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001237 Fraud 09:10:46 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001238 Citizen Assist 09:17:40 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001239 Citizen Assist 10:47:37 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001240 Medical BLS 11:57:48 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001241 Traffic Violation 12:31:44 NR

24-001242 Unsecure Premise 13:12:41 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001243 Threats 13:27:57 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001244 Animal at Large 13:52:25 (Lopez Island) NR

A Lopez deputy found a dog without tags roaming the ferry terminal. Lopez community members assisted in locating the owner a short time later.

24-001245 Accident-HitRun 14:53:08 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a hit and run with damage to a vehicle. The reporting party wasn't entirely sure what day it happened or exactly where it happened. A report was completed.

24-001246 Theft 14:56:39 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001247 Traffic Violation 16:11:26 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001248 Trouble Unknown 16:59:08 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001249 Citizen Assist 20:24:54 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001250 Traffic Violation 22:27:41 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001251 Assault - Aggravated 23:12:27 (San Juan Island) NR



24-001252 Noise Complaint /not dogs 00:09:14 NR

24-001253 Agency Assistance 09:30:57 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001254 Traffic Violation 11:45:31 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001255 Traffic Violation 13:59:02 (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 63 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone.

24-001256 Alarm 14:26:40 UNF

24-001257 Traffic Violation 16:12:32 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001258 Traffic Violation 16:23:00 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001259 Traffic Violation 16:29:59 (San Juan Island) NR

A San Juan Deputy responded to an accident on the Mt. Grant road. Upon arrival, it was found a car drove off onto the side of the road and hit a rock, popping their tire. No other vehicle was involved.

24-001260 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:18:19 (San Juan Island) NR


24-001261 Traffic Violation 08:14:19 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001262 Traffic Violation 08:53:46 (Lopez Island) CIC

A driver on Lopez was issued an infraction for speeding on Mud Bay Road. An infraction for no proof of motor vehicle insurance was also issued.

24-001263 Accident-HitRun 09:04:26 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001264 Agency Assistance 10:18:58 (San Juan Island) INA

24-001265 Traffic Hazard 13:09:49 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001266 Accident-HitRun 14:05:19 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001267 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 15:24:52 (San Juan Island) INA

24-001268 Traffic Violation 15:49:05 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001269 Traffic Violation 15:59:30 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001270 Traffic Violation 17:32:04 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001271 Traffic Violation 20:25:31 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001272 Area Check 20:37:41 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001273 Traffic Violation 20:49:49 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001274 Citizen Assist 21:02:24 (San Juan Island) UNF


24-001275 Citizen Assist 08:13:19 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001276 Citizen Assist 08:35:35 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001277 Civil Problem 10:04:03 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001278 Citizen Assist 10:44:56 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001279 Citizen Assist 11:40:25 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001280 Sex Offender Registration 12:16:42 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001281 Alarm 12:17:38 (San Juan Island) FAL

24-001282 Sex Offender Registration 12:23:58 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001283 Parking Problem 12:36:52 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001284 Burglary,NonRes 12:44:42 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001285 Traffic Violation 15:22:08 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001286 Citizen Assist 15:38:33 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001287 Trespassing 16:22:48 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of trespassing. Two individuals were trespassed from multiple properties in Friday Harbor. A report was completed.

24-001288 Theft 16:45:23 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001289 Welfare Check 18:41:33 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001290 Accident-HitRun 20:28:03 (Orcas Island) ACT


24-001291 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 02:03:30 ACT

Total Incidents for This Report: 121

Last modified onTuesday, 19 March 2024 00:25