Buzzed boaters, playing card plunder, crab capers continue | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

  • Mon Aug 21st, 2017 7:00am
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The San Juan County Sheriff’s Log responded to the following calls:

Aug. 2

• A deputy investigated a report of “theft of service.” Unknown persons placed garbage in a business dumpster in Friday Harbor. The investigation is ongoing.

• A Lopez Island deputy stopped a motorist for speeding on Fisherman Bay Road and issued the driver a ticket.

• A San Juan deputy was contacted by a parent from Anacortes to report his son was missing. The investigation is ongoing.

• Deputies responded to an-out-of-control 18-year-old man with a knife in the Eastsound area. Upon further investigation, the subject was taken into protective custody for a mental health evaluation.

• An Orcas citizen contacted a deputy regarding the well-being of an elderly man. A report was taken.

• Lopez Island deputies investigated a two-vehicle, hit-and-run crash on Fisherman Bay Road. The investigation is ongoing.

• An Orcas Island deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding on Olga Road and the driver was issued an infraction.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of an unwanted person. The person left prior to the deputy’s arrival.

Aug. 3

• An Orcas Island deputy cited a vessel moored overnight at the day-use only county dock in Eastsound.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a domestic incident. The deputy contacted both people involved and determined that an assault did not take place.

• An Orcas Island deputy stopped a vehicle traveling over the posted limit, northbound on Orcas Road. The driver was issued a speeding infraction.

• An Orcas Island deputy cited a vessel that was illegally moored at the West Sound county dock.

Aug. 4

• Two wanted persons walked into the Orcas sheriff’s station to pay their bail amounts. Both were given new court dates and released.

• A deputy responded to a vandalism call in Eastsound at the Orcas senior center. Photographs and a report were taken. There are no suspects at this time.

• A deputy investigated a burglary on San Juan Island. The investigation is ongoing.

• A Lopez deputy was contacted to investigate a domestic disturbance which occurred several days earlier.

• A Friday Harbor resident called to report a hit and run that had occurred on July 2 in town. He did not notice until he was home. There are no suspects and no paint transfer or evidence on his car.

• A deputy responded to a report of a dog bite in Eastsound. The complainant wanted to file a report, but not criminal charges. The dog owner was contacted and educated about the public nuisance dog county ordinance.

• A Lopez deputy was dispatched to pick up a dog at large in Lopez Village.

• A wanted Friday Harbor resident turned himself in, posted bail and was released with a new court date.

• An Orcas deputy responded to found property on the beach off Buckhorn Road. The deputy completed a report.

• There was a report of mopeds being knocked over by a motorcycle driver, parking in Friday Harbor. By the time deputies arrived, the owners had exchanged information and resolved the issue.

• Orcas deputies responded by a patrol boat to San Juan Channel regarding a small vessel that was overloaded with intoxicated persons.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a citizen dispute on Shark Reef Road. One motorist became confrontational with another while driving. The involved persons had separated prior to the deputy’s arrival. The deputy spoke with both involved drivers and neither wanted to file a formal complaint.

Aug. 5

• An Orcas Island deputy cited a vessel that was illegally moored at the West Sound county dock.

• A Lopez deputy was dispatched concerning an abandoned vehicle. The vehicle was moved without the owner’s permission, and a report was taken.

• A deputy in Eastsound recognized a female riding in a vehicle. The woman had two warrants for her arrest. A traffic stop was conducted and the warrant was confirmed. The female was arrested and transported to jail in Friday Harbor.

Aug. 6

• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a death in the Olga area. An investigation and a report were completed. It was suspected the subject died from natural causes.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a welfare check on a child. The deputy determined that the child was fine.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a burglary. The victim reported a playing card was stolen from the residence and was recovered in the area.

• An Oregon woman was stopped and issued an infraction for speeding on Center Road by a Lopez Island deputy.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a probation violation. The deputy observed the violation and the report was sent to the probation department.

• A Lopez Island deputy was called to investigate a crab poaching incident in Mud Bay. Witnesses reported that three men were pulling crab pots that did not belong to them. The suspects were contacted and crabs seized. The matter will be referred to the prosecuting attorney’s office.

Aug. 7

• A deputy took a report of a hit-and-run vehicle versus pedestrian in Eastsound the evening before. The injured party was seen by Orcas EMS for a knee injury.

• A dump truck was stolen from a residence. This case is still under investigation.

• An Orcas deputy stopped a vehicle on Crow Valley Road for a stop sign violation. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license and the stop sign violation.

• An Orcas deputy responded to an Eastsound resident’s report of a delayed theft.

• Deputies were dispatched to a domestic assault incident in Friday Harbor. After further investigation, the suspect was taken into custody for assault in the fourth degree.

• A deputy was dispatched to a domestic incident in the Friday Harbor area. The reporting deputy arrived and contacted the involved parties. The argument was verbal only.

Aug. 8

• A deputy was contacted by a citizen who reported that his crab pot taken from the south side of Pearl Island.

• A deputy stopped a motorist, who was not wearing his seat belt, in Lopez Village. The deputy issued the driver a ticket for failing to wear his seat belt and for not having vehicle insurance.

• A Lopez Island deputy picked up two dogs that were running at large on Aleck Bay Road. The dogs’ owner claimed them at the kennel, later. The owner was given a warning letter.