The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.
• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a citizen dispute. An investigation was conducted and a report was written.
• An Orcas deputy contacted a local business that requested a former employee be trespassed. Attempts are being made to locate that former employee and issue him a trespass warning letter.
• Deputies responded to a reported domestic disturbance. After arriving and investigating the incident, the incident was deemed to be verbal in nature and no crimes were committed. The incident was documented.
• A resident of Shaw Island, located in San Juan County, reported that he was defrauded by an unknown person.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a report of a submerged tugboat near the Lopez ferry terminal. The Coast Guard coordinated with a contractor to have the boat safely removed.
• A report of a domestic dispute on San Juan Island resulted in a verbal-only confrontation. An investigation showed no assault had occurred.
• A deputy was dispatched to an Agency Assist in the San Juan Island area. The deputy checked on a person for the agency. The person stated that there were no issues. A report was taken.
• A San Juan deputy took a report of an attempted incident of fraud. A person representing themselves as a property owner attempted to sell a piece of land. Involved brokers noted the parcel had been listed and removed it from the MLS. No loss was incurred and the suspect’s identity was not discovered.
• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a hit-and-run traffic collision in Eastsound. An investigation was started and a report was written.
• A deputy was dispatched to an Agency Assist in the Friday Harbor area. An agency made a request to escort a client to a safe location. The deputy made contact and escorted the person to a safe location. A report was taken.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of three large dogs in the 6400 block of Roche Harbor Road. The deputy caught the dog with the help of nearby drivers and loaded them into their vehicle.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a suspicious call. A vehicle was seen repeatedly driving slowly past a residence. The driver was identified and a report was taken.
• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration. The driver was issued an infraction for not having insurance and several warnings were given.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of an overdose. The victim was transported by EMS and was flown off-island for further treatment.
• A deputy took a report of an unconscious person who appeared to have vomited on a walkway. The deputy arrived and discovered the person was intoxicated. The person was safely escorted home.
• A deputy received a Failure to Redeem packet from a local tow company. The registered owner of a vehicle failed to claim the vehicle from impound. The registered owner was issued an infraction for littering and for abandoning a vehicle. A report was taken.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a dog at large complaint. A warning letter was issued, along with an agency brochure explaining the county animal ordinances. Other veterinary care resources were suggested.
• Lopez deputy responded to a hit-and-run call. A mailbox on Port Stanley Road was struck by a vehicle during the night. Deputies are working to identify the driver.
• A deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for speed. The driver was issued an infraction for speeding, 58 miles per hour in a 45-mile-per-hour zone, and no insurance.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a death investigation. The death appears to be of natural causes at this time and no foul play is suspected.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a 911 hangup call coming from a business. Upon investigation, the shop was closed and there were no people in the area.
• An Orcas deputy took a report of some missing jewelry that may have been stolen. Further follow-up is planned.
• Deputy was dispatched to a domestic issue in the Friday Harbor area. The deputy arrived and contacted the people involved. After the interview, the incident appeared verbal only. The people separated and a report was taken.
• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a juvenile runaway. The juvenile was contacted. A report was written.
• A San Juan deputy took a report of fraud that occurred out-of-state. The information was forwarded to the appropriate agency.
• A deputy took a report of suspected vandalism on a Deer Harbor resident’s mailbox. A report was taken.
• An ex-spouse requested a welfare check on a Lopez resident. The person had moved, whereabouts are unknown.
• A deputy was dispatched to a report of a non-injury accident. The reporting party stated that they hit a parked car and the other vehicle left before she was able to exchange information.
• A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to a report of stolen tools from a job site. A report was taken.
• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration and for the driver having an invalid license. The driver was issued infractions for not having a valid license with ID and not having insurance. Warnings were given for expired registration and no registration in the vehicle.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a report of an injured deer. Upon investigation, the deer was not injured. Rather, it was cold from a swim in Upright Channel.
• A deputy on Orcas Island located a lost California driver’s license. The license was secured as property.
• A found cellular phone was placed into safekeeping in the Sheriff’s Office Property Room. No owner information was available.
• A Lopez deputy documented a contact with a person suffering from mental illness.
• A deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued an infraction for speeding 43 miles per hour in a 25-mile-per-hour zone.
• A deputy on San Juan Island stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was given a warning for speed and an infraction for driving without insurance.
• A reporting party on Lopez Island called to report apparent vandalism to a well pump house shared with an adjacent property.
• A Lopez deputy is investigating a case of false reporting. PC to follow after recordings are provided.
• A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to a single-vehicle accident. It appears the driver of the vehicle missed a driveway while backing and ended up backing into a ditch and hitting a fence.
• Deputies on San Juan Island were dispatched to a domestic incident. One person was arrested for assault fourth-degree DV, obstructing a law enforcement officer and malicious mischief in the second degree.
• Deputies responded to a reported domestic in Friday Harbor. After investigation, it was determined to be verbal between mother and son. No arrest was made and a referral to Safe San Juans was made.
• Lopez Island deputy was dispatched to an order violation call. The suspect, who does not reside in the county, had been contacting the victim via phone, which was a violation of the court order. A probable cause statement was completed and forwarded to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for charging.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to a juvenile problem. After contacting all parties involved the situation was resolved.
• A deputy on San Juan Island responded to the PIMC Emergency Room for a report of found drugs. An individual had left their jacket and marijuana in the hospital earlier in the day and did not return. The deputy submitted the marijuana into evidence for destruction. A report was completed.
• A deputy on San Juan Island spoke with a citizen who wished to have an individual trespassed from multiple properties on the island. The individual was contacted and served with the trespass warning letter. A report was completed.
• A deputy on Orcas Island was assigned to a runaway juvenile case. The juvenile was located and returned home without incident.
• A deputy on San Juan Island responded to PIMC for a report of an animal bite. The individual was bitten by a family member’s dog, but stated they were okay. The hospital staff had already completed a required form and provided a copy to the deputy. A report was completed.