Missing medication, distressed dog and illegal ignitions | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls:

May 23

• A deputy responded to an unattended death incident on Lopez. The investigation revealed that the decedent died from natural causes.

• A deputy issued a citation to a driver for speeding in Friday Harbor.

• A Lopez deputy stopped a motorist after he saw her speeding near Lopez Village. The deputy issued the driver a ticket for speeding.

• A deputy contacted a citizen who reported her prescription medication missing.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a reported illegal burn in Eastsound. Upon making contact with the persons at the residence, the individuals became aggressive and hostile. A male suspect was arrested for obstructing an officer. A female suspect was also arrested for assaulting a law enforcement officer.

May 24

• A wallet was turned in to an Orcas deputy and placed into lost and found.

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a report of a disorderly individual at a clinic.

• A Lopez deputy was contacted regarding an attempted fraud via a phone call. No loss occurred.

• An Orcas deputy took a report of stolen lawn care equipment.

May 25

• A deputy was dispatched to reports of a domestic dispute in the Friday Harbor area. The deputy arrived in the area and contacted the persons involved. The incident was verbal only.

May 26

• An Orcas deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding on Orcas Road. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence. He was booked into jail.

• A deputy responded to a single-car no-injury accident in Friday Harbor involving a truck that had gone off the road into a ditch. The truck was towed, via a private tow company, and a report was made.

• A Lopez deputy investigated a possible sighting of a missing juvenile.

• A Lopez deputy euthanized an injured deer.

• A deputy on Orcas stopped a driver for driving with a suspended driver’s license. The driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license in the third degree.

• A Friday Harbor deputy was dispatched in reference to a theft. The caller reported medication missing.

• Lopez deputies received a report that a man had exposed himself to two minor girls on a Lopez beach. The incident is under investigation.

• A Lopez deputy investigated a single-vehicle minor injury crash on Center Road. The driver was ticketed for driving with wheels off the roadway after the car had gone off the roadway and struck a tree.

• A Lopez deputy was called about a dog that had been barking for hours. The homeowner was located and the problem resolved.

May 27

• A deputy on Orcas issued a driver a citation for speeding 46 mph in a 25 mph zone.

• An Orcas deputy issued a driver a citation for speeding 43 mph in a 25 mph zone.

• A Lopez Island deputy, assisted by Lopez Fire and EMS personnel, successfully rescued three kayakers in distress on the water off Humphrey Head.

• The reporting deputy was dispatched to the Friday Harbor area in reference to a trespassing report. The deputy arrived, contacted the involved person and escorted them from the premises.

• A deputy on San Juan arrested a driver for driving under the influence.

May 28

• Deputies responded to a complaint of a fire or illegal burn on Waldron Island. Deputies and a fire chief make contact with the individual.

• A Lopez deputy was called about a distressed dog barking in a locked in a parked car in Lopez Village. The owner arrived before the deputy and resolved the problem.

• A deputy on Orcas issued a driver a citation for 43 mph in a 25 mph zone. The driver was also warned for not having proof of insurance and failure to use a turn signal.

• Abandoned scrap metal items were found on county property near Lopez Fire Station 42. The responsible person will be issued a citation for littering when located.

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a report of a domestic violence incident.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a vehicle theft report. The investigation revealed the incident was a family property dispute.

• A deputy on Orcas stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license in the second degree, as well as issued a citation for speeding 44 mph in a 25 mph zone.

• A deputy was dispatched to Friday Harbor to a domestic dispute. The deputy arrived and one person was arrested.

• A deputy on Orcas issued a driver a citation for 44 mph in a 25 mph speed zone and a warning for not having proof of insurance.

• A deputy responded to the parking lot of an Eastsound business due to a report of a person peering through several vehicles. Upon arrival, the subject was gone. The deputy waited and the suspect returned, was detained, questioned and ultimately released.

May 29

• A deputy was dispatched to a complaint of a dog at large in Friday Harbor.

• A deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding in Eastsound. The driver was issued a citation for having an expired registration of more than two months and given a verbal warning for speeding.