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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands March 6-12: Yurt taken apart, Car not returned on time, loose dogs

San Juan County Deputies responded to 117 calls from March 6-12, 2024 including: Orcas Island deputies responded to a report of a prowler on an unoccupied property under surveillance. Further investigation revealed the identity of the person and it was discovered the person was searching for their lost dog. No crime occurred. A Friday Harbor man called in regarding the disassembly of a Yurt on what was reported as his property. After investigating, no supporting documentation could be found showing the property belonged to the caller. It is a civil issue at this time. Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of a missing person who did not return back home when they said they would, after borrowing a car. The individual was located in the vehicle, which was collected by the owner. A report was completed.

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, MARCH 6, 2024

24-001292 Area Check 08:35:57 (San Juan Island) INA

A Friday Harbor man called in regarding the disassembly of a Yurt on what was reported as his property. After investigating, no supporting documentation could be found showing the property belonged to the caller. It is a civil issue at this time.

24-001293 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 08:52:53 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001294 Citizen Assist 09:05:30 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001295 Hazardous Materials Spill 10:47:45 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001296 Juvenile Problem 11:07:13 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001297 Animal at Large 11:54:53 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001298 Agency Assistance 12:01:17 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001299 Vagrancy 13:20:00 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001300 Traffic Violation 15:58:51 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001301 Civil Problem 16:05:19 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001302 Civil Problem 16:17:55 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001303 Theft 16:49:29 (San Juan Island) INA

24-001304 Found Property 18:09:44 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001305 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 19:43:23 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001306 Accident-NonInj 20:13:36 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a single vehicle accident. The driver failed to negotiate a curve property and went into the ditch. The driver was uninjured in the accident. A report was completed.

24-001307 Traffic Violation 20:51:18 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001308 Traffic Violation 21:06:30 (San Juan Island) CAA

24-001309 Civil Problem 21:11:58 (San Juan Island) NR

THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2024

24-001310 Noise Complaint /not dogs 04:20:48 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001311 Theft 04:53:31 (San Juan Island) UNF

A San Juan Island deputy received a theft call. RP reported the theft of a laptop and motorcycle. The call was determined to be a civil matter and closed.

24-001312 Citizen Dispute 06:21:43 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-001313 Weapon Safekeeping 08:46:46 (San Juan Island) CLO

A deputy received several items for Safekeeping. Eight bottles of expired animal medication was turned in for destruction. Items entered into evidence. Report taken.

24-001314 Traffic Violation 09:18:06 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001315 Citizen Assist 09:32:36 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001316 Found Property 10:48:08 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001317 Parking Problem 11:03:08 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001318 Traffic Violation 12:37:25 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001319 Traffic Violation 13:14:44 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle at the intersection of Fisherman Bay and Hummel Lake Rd. The driver was subsequently issued an infraction for speeding 43 MPH in a posted 25 MPH zone.

24-001320 VIN Inspection 13:44:55 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001321 Citizen Assist 14:11:50 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001322 Mental Health 16:51:11 NR

24-001323 Traffic Violation 16:58:49 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001324 Animal at Large 17:09:49 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001325 Traffic Violation 17:38:16 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001326 Traffic Violation 18:09:16 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001327 Traffic Violation 19:38:00 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001328 Traffic Violation 20:51:44 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001329 Traffic Hazard 21:22:27 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001330 Animal at Large 22:12:41 (Orcas Island) NR

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2024

24-001331 Citizen Assist 10:31:28 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001332 Accident-NonInj 11:37:42 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-001333 Citizen Assist 12:13:47 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001334 Traffic Violation 12:37:10 (Lopez Island) INA

24-001335 Traffic Violation 14:01:31 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001336 Traffic Violation 14:09:41 (Lopez Island) CIC

A Lopez Island Deputy stopped a vehicle in the 2300 Block of Mud Bay Rd. The driver was subsequently issued an infraction for speeding 45 MPH in a posted 35 MPH zone.

24-001337 Traffic Violation 14:28:54 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001338 Traffic Violation 15:10:23 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001339 Litter/Pollution/Public Health 15:19:13 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001340 Controlled Substance Problem 15:25:10 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001341 Animal at Large 16:16:29 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001342 Traffic Hazard 17:27:11 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001343 Traffic Violation 17:42:06 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001344 Sick or Injured Animal 19:15:42 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001345 Trespassing 20:24:57 (Orcas Island) CLO

Deputies responded to a report of a prowler on an unoccupied property under surveillance. Further investigation revealed the identity of the person and it was discovered the person was searching for their lost dog. No crime occurred.

24-001346 Trouble Unknown 20:37:53 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001347 Welfare Check 21:42:09 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001348 Accident-NonInj 21:42:59 (Lopez Island) INA

Lopez Island Deputies were dispatched to an Accident Non-Injury where a vehicle was found in the ditch. The driver was not located and a 72-hour notice was placed on the vehicle. The incident was documented.

24-001349 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 23:18:09 (San Juan Island) NR

SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2024

24-001350 Missing Person 02:16:39 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001351 Alarm 08:54:10 INA

24-001352 Animal at Large 09:30:37 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001353 Traffic Violation 12:13:18 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001354 Parking Problem 13:03:37 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001355 DUI 15:29:35 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001357 Boating Problem 15:30:14 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001358 Animal Noise 16:11:08 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001359 Traffic Violation 16:14:38 (San Juan Island) CAA

A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for driving left of center. The driver was arrested for DUI. While in the booking room of the Sheriff's Office, the individual scraped a profanity into the wall.

24-001360 DUI 16:38:45 (San Juan Island) UNF

24-001361 Citizen Assist 18:24:09 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001362 Parking Problem 18:46:42 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001363 Accident-NonInj 18:53:32 (Orcas Island) UNF

24-001364 Trouble Unknown 20:50:40 INA

24-001365 Alarm 21:24:14 (Orcas Island) NR

SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2024

24-001366 Unsecure Premise 08:32:48 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001367 Communications Problem 08:43:53 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001368 Trespassing 09:42:54 (Orcas Island) INA

A deputy on Orcas responded to a trespassing call near Eastsound. The property owner wanted a trespass warning letter served to an individual. The person was located and informed that if they trespassed on the property again they would be arrested.

24-001369 Vagrancy 11:10:17 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001370 Burglary,NonRes 11:45:31 (Orcas Island) CLO

A deputy on Orcas responded to a possible burglary near Eastsound. After the video surveillance was collected and an investigation completed, there was no crime found.

24-001371 Animal at Large 12:36:42 (San Juan Island) INA

A deputy was contacted in about a Dog at Large in the San Juan Island area. The person had brought in a dog that had been located on their property. owner of the dog was contacted and provided a Dog at Large Warning Letter. Report taken.

24-001372 Citizen Assist 13:27:51 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001373 Abandoned Vehicle 16:11:29 (Orcas Island) INA

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

24-001374 Traffic Violation 18:57:59 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001375 Traffic Violation 20:03:00 (Orcas Island) CIC

A Deputy on Orcas Island conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a notice of infraction for speeding, 44 miles per hour in a 25 miles per hour zone.

24-001376 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 23:04:49 (Orcas Island) UNF

MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2024

24-001377 Malicious Mischief 05:24:35 (San Juan Island) INA

24-001378 Citizen Assist 07:50:21 (Orcas Island) CLO On 03-11-24 a deputy on Orcas responded to a citizen assist near West Sound.

24-001379 Animal at Large 08:53:27 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001380 Domestic Dispute or Assault 09:27:59 (San Juan Island) INA

24-001381 Civil Problem 11:14:03 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001382 Citizen Assist 11:30:45 (Lopez Island) INA

A Lopez resident reported domestic issues involving a former partner. No crime had occurred and support resources were recommended. An informational report was completed.

24-001383 Overdose 14:12:12 (Orcas Island) INA

Deputies on Orcas responded to a possible overdose in Eastsound. Patient refused medical treatment and did not know why reporting party had contacted emergency services. A report was taken.

24-001384 Citizen Assist 14:30:33 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001385 Traffic Violation 15:05:50 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001386 Trespassing 15:10:51 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001387 Animal at Large 16:24:10 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001388 Weapons Noise 16:24:42 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001389 Animal at Large 16:33:33 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001390 Citizen Assist 16:34:45 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001391 Traffic Violation 19:49:01 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001392 Citizen Assist 20:07:36 (Lopez Island) NR

24-001393 Animal at Large 20:21:36 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001394 Area Check 20:23:58 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001395 Alarm 21:54:08 (Orcas Island) NR

TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2024

24-001396 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 09:08:41 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001397 Traffic Violation 10:53:20 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001398 Citizen Assist 11:07:09 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001399 Welfare Check 12:17:22 (San Juan Island) INA

The Sheriff's Office was contacted for a welfare check and a subject was subsequently transported to PIMC for a mental health evaluation.

24-001400 Animal at Large 13:09:30 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001401 Accident-HitRun 14:22:13 (San Juan Island) ACT

24-001402 Welfare Check 15:09:59 (Orcas Island) CLO

24-001403 Welfare Check 18:39:46 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001404 Animal Bite 19:08:58 (San Juan Island) INA

A Deputy on San Juan Island took a report of a dog bite. It was reported that the dog bit the person while playing with it and went to the hospital as a precaution. A report was completed.

24-001405 Sick or Injured Animal 19:20:01 (San Juan Island) CLO

24-001406 Found Property 21:55:50 (San Juan Island) NR

24-001407 Area Check 22:24:01 (Orcas Island) NR

24-001408 Missing Person 22:52:58 (San Juan Island) INA

Deputies on San Juan Island responded to a report of a missing person who did not return back home when they said they would, after borrowing a car. The individual was located in the vehicle, which was collected by the owner. A report was completed.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2024

24-001409 Domestic Dispute or Assault 00:38:25 (Orcas Island) NR

Total Incidents for This Report: 117

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