County Sheriff’s Log | Nov. 2 – Nov. 8

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

Nov. 2

•A Friday Harbor deputy received a report of a theft of apples from a property. There are no suspects.

•An unwanted person was reported in Friday Harbor. The person left when asked and the business is writing a trespassing letter to be served.

•An Orcas Island business reported an attempted wire fraud. The fraud was averted with no loss while the investigation continues.

•A Lopez deputy was dispatched to retain a dog running at large. The dog, with no collars or tags, was unknown to the caller and deputy and held in the kennel pending the owner’s identification. Lopez Animal Protection Society was notified.

•San Juan deputies conducted a welfare check, requested by San Juan County juvenile department, on a juvenile female. The female was safe at her mother’s.

•A San Juan deputy was dispatched to a vehicle and pedestrian collision with injury. The pedestrian was transported to the medical center, a report was taken and the investigation continues.

Nov. 3

•A driver, repeatedly crossing the center line, was pulled over on Bailer Hill Road in Friday Harbor. The driver was cited for failing to drive in the right-hand lane and was asked to re-test with department of licensing. The Sheriff’s Office has had frequent traffic contacts with her.

•A Friday Harbor deputy was dispatched to False Bay Drive in reference to a person, slumped over the steering wheel of her car. The driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol and uncooperative. The subject was detained for community safekeeping.

•National park rangers reported trespassing and camping on Fourth of July Beach on San Juan Island. The tent was located, but unoccupied and possibly abandoned. Deputies will continue to monitor the campsite.

•A vessel found mooring at the San Juan County boat dock in Orcas was issued a ticket for a day-use violation. The vessel was previously warned in writing about this violation.

•An Orcas driver was cited for failure to obey a traffic control device at Deer Harbor and Crow Valley Roads in Eastsound.

•An Orcas driver was stopped for speeding at 53 mph in a posted 35 mph zone. Vehicle registration and insurance were expired and the driver was cited.

Nov. 4

•A San Juan deputy observed a subject hiding in the bushes next to a Spring Street building. When the deputy tried to make contact, the subject ran. The deputy chased the subject for two blocks before losing him.

•A Lopez deputy attempted to conduct a welfare check after a caller reported an acquaintance was considering suicide. The exact location of the person was unknown and he was not located. Attempts to locate him continue.

•A deputy was dispatched to an unattended death in the San Juan area. The investigation was completed, the victim was removed and no crime was reported.

•A report of a tenant with mental health issues off Mud Bay Road prompted Lopez deputies to conduct a welfare check. The tenant departed prior to the deputies’ arrival and he was not located. A report was completed.

•An Orcas deputy returned a Lopez resident’s call about possible fraud. The victim paid for computer service through the internet, which left her computer infected and inoperable. A report was taken.

Nov. 5

•San Juan deputies responded to a residence for CPR in progress. The victim was transported to the hospital. The investigation continues.

•A man, with a reported mental health crisis on Nov. 4, was located by a Lopez deputy. The man was not currently in crisis. He declined help and was released.

•A San Juan deputy was dispatched to an assault. After an investigation, no law enforcement action was taken.

•A Lopez resident reported a suspicious vehicle, with fogged windows, parked in a neighbor’s driveway. The vehicle left before the deputy arrived. No further action was taken.

•A San Juan deputy contacted a resident about an ex-boyfriend stalking her. The incident is under investigation.

Nov. 6

•San Juan deputies responded to a disturbance in Friday Harbor. Deputies checked the area and found the report to be not credible.

Nov. 7

•San Juan deputies provided a civil standby for a house guest who wanted to leave a Friday Harbor residence. Deputies kept the peace and no further action was required.

•An Orcas deputy received a returned call about mail theft and possible fraud. A report was taken and a referral to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service was made.

•A Decatur Island man reported that electronics were stolen from his home. A report was taken and the investigation continues.

•A Friday Harbor resident reported that a purse and wallet were removed from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 415 Carter Avenue apartment complex on Nov. 4. A credit card was stolen and used at multiple locations. There is no suspect.

•An Orcas deputy was dispatched to an Eastsound business on the report of an anti-harassment order violation. The parties were advised and separated. A report was forwarded to the San Juan County Prosecutor’s Office.

•A biker reported to a San Juan deputy that he hit a deer on Roche Harbor Road in Friday Harbor. He was transported to the hospital for injuries.

•A Friday Harbor female reported a problem with her ex-boyfriend. After checking the residence and area, deputies were unable to locate him or signs of the problem she reported. An information report was filed.

•An Orcas deputy observed a vehicle and deer collision on Olga Road. The driver was cited and a report was completed.

Nov. 8

•An Orcas deputy was dispatched to an Eastsound business that reported a citizen dispute. A report was completed after an investigation.

•A San Juan deputy received a report of a domestic disturbance in Friday Harbor. The investigation revealed no one was assaulted.

•An Orcas deputy stopped a vehicle speeding on Lover’s Lane. The driver was cited for speeding and warned for no insurance card and an expired registration.