The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.
• A Lopez deputy took a fraud report from a resident regarding a utility bill scam which is recurring throughout the county. No money was lost.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a non-injury crash on Fisherman Bay Road. A driver had pulled off the road to wait for a school bus and became stuck in the ditch. There was no damage and the car was pulled out by a passerby.
• A San Juan deputy issued a driver a citation for speeding 63 mph in a 45 mph speed zone.
• A San Juan deputy issued a driver a citation for speeding 68 mph in a 45 mph speed zone.
• A San Juan deputy was dispatched to a report of a dog bite.
• A Lopez deputy was called about a suspicious person observed in Lopez Village. The person was identified. No further action was necessary.
• A deputy on Orcas issued a driver a citation for speeding 59 mph in a 35 mph zone.
• A deputy on Orcas had to euthanize a deer that had been struck by a vehicle.
• A deputy served a Lopez resident a trespass warning letter.
• A deputy on San Juan issued a driver a citation for having an expired registration of more than two months.
• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a highly intoxicated person walking in the road. The deputy contacted the individual and made sure the person safely made it home.
• A deputy on San Juan issued a driver a citation for having an expired vehicle registration of more than two months.
• A deputy on Orcas warned a driver for having a defective taillight.
• An Orcas deputy arrested a man who was in violation of his release conditions. He was transported to the county jail to await arraignment.
• A deputy on San Juan stopped the driver of a vehicle for having two different license plates displayed. The driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license and issued citations for not having insurance, not having registration in the vehicle and for the improper display of plates.
• An Orcas deputy issued a driver a citation for driving 47 mph in a 25 mph zone on Lovers Lane.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to a harassment complaint. The deputy learned the complaint involved property and an unwanted contact dispute between a couple in the midst of a divorce. No crime had occurred.
• A deputy on San Juan took a report of fraud.
• An Orcas resident found a dog running at-large. The dog did not have any identification and a deputy took it to the animal shelter.
• A deputy was dispatched to an agency assist near Eastsound.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to a third-party report of a domestic violence incident. A suspected perpetrator was arrested.
• An Orcas deputy was dispatched to a motor vehicle theft. The vehicle was later located by the owner nearby.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for failing to initially register their vehicle. The driver was issued citations for failing to register and for not having insurance. Multiple warnings were also given to the driver.
• A deputy on San Juan stopped the driver of a vehicle for having an expired registration. The driver was issued a citation for not having a valid operator’s license with ID.
• A San Juan deputy issued a driver a citation for traveling 63 mph in a posted 45 mph speed zone.
• A Lopez resident reported a suspicious subject in the area of Mud Bay and Center Road. The subject was an off-island visitor walking and hitchhiking to the ferry landing to catch a departing ferry.
• A Lopez deputy took a report of a stolen wallet from an island resident.
• Deputies responded to a Lopez residence for a death investigation. The deceased was on hospice care and had died due to natural causes.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to a report of someone leaving a bar without paying.
• A Lopez deputy was called to euthanize an injured deer.
• A juvenile was bitten by a dog on Lopez. Deputies located the dog and its owner. The owner was issued a criminal citation for a public nuisance dog: menace or bite. A dangerous-dog declaration will be requested.
• A Lopez deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for running a stop sign. The driver was ticketed for the infraction and arrested on a Seattle Municipal Court warrant. The driver was booked into the county jail on $10,000 bail pending transfer to Seattle for court.
• A Lopez resident arrived home to find a light on, which they thought was off when they left two days prior. The deputy searched the house. The resident noted nothing in the house appeared to be disturbed.
• A Lopez deputy took a hit-and-run with property damage report from a property owner who discovered a vehicle had left the roadway and caused damage, before leaving the scene sometime during the night.
• A Lopez deputy arrested a local man on a misdemeanor warrant. Bail was posted and a court date was issued.
• A deputy on Orcas issued a driver a citation for failing to come to a complete stop at a stop sign, and for not having proof of liability insurance. The driver was also given a warning for having a loud muffler.
• A Lopez deputy issued a driver a warning for speeding in a school zone.
• A Lopez deputy arrested a person on a superior court warrant for contempt for failing to pay child support. The person was taken to the Lopez substation, posted bail, was given a court date and released.