San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Department reported responding to the following calls.

June 3

• A San Juan County Land Bank employee discovered an illegal campsite in the Crescent Beach Land Preserve. The campsite was investigated by the Sheriff’s Office and it was suspected that it belonged to a homeless criminal who was already in custody.

• A deputy on San Juan Island received a report of a stolen grasswhip.

• A deputy on San Juan Island received a written statement regarding a possible violation of a no-contact order.  The victim was interviewed but did not want to cooperate with the investigation.

• A deputy received a report of an unwanted person at the China Pearl. The deputy contacted the subject and issued him a trespass warning. The subject also had a confirmed warrant out of King County for DUI, so he was booked into the San Juan County Jail for the warrant.

June 4

• A deputy responded to Circle Park on Spring Street to assist aid with a call of a highly intoxicated man who had fallen and injured his face. The man was subsequently transported to the hospital for treatment.

• A man reported an assault after allegedly being punched in the face, unprovoked, as he was walking on Spring Street in Friday Harbor. The subject was described as a white male in his 30s wearing camouflage shorts and a dark hooded sweatshirt. The subject left the area.

June 5

• A deputy received a report of a barking dog in the 500 block of Tucker Avenue. The owner of the dog was contacted and was given a warning for the barking dog and for not licensing his dog.

• A Lopez deputy was dispatched for two at-large dogs at Odlin Park. The dogs were released back to their owners.

• A deputy received a report of a trespass at the Ball Fields at Marquerite Place and Spring Street. in Friday Harbor. The suspect was given a trespass warning.

• A deputy received a report of a suspicious text that someone received from a person claiming to be from Wells Fargo. It appeared that the text was a scam. The reporting party’s account was not compromised and he is not out any money.

• A driver in Eastsound was spotted operating a vehicle in the area of North Beach and A Street Eastsound while talking with a cell phone to his right ear. The driver was issued an infraction.

June 6

• A deputy was traveling on Cattle Point Road in Friday Harbor and observed a vehicle traveling at 78 miles per hour.

• A single vehicle accident in the 1100 block of Deer Harbor Road. The driver admitted he fell asleep at the wheel, struck embankment and trees/mailbox and vehicle came to rest on its side. Driver had no signs of intoxication.

• A Lopez deputy was dispatched to a male subject behaving strangely at the Lopez Village Market. Subject was gone on arrival, but located nearby in the village. Subject was told to stay away from employee area without permission.

• A deputy received a report of a burglary in the 100 block of Island Drive in Friday Harbor. The suspect was located inside of the residence and had broken a window to gain entry to the residence. The suspect was related to the victim, and the victim did not want to pursue charges.

• Deputies investigated  a suspicious activity complaint in Eastsound. While clearing the contact, a deputy happened upon two females smoking marijuana in public. Both females were given verbal warnings to not consume marijuana in public.

June 7

• A Lopez deputy responded to an early morning report of three men who were seen jumping over the security fence of a business. The suspects departed before the deputy arrived.

• Deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident on Turn Point Road, Friday Harbor. The driver had suffered a medical problem and lost control of the car. The driver was taken to the local hospital for injuries sustained.

• A Lopez deputy was dispatched to a single-car possible-injury accident. The driver was found to have suffered a medical episode which rendered her unconscious. Driver was evaluated by medical personnel and released.

• A Lopez deputy was called for a suspicious vehicle in the area. The vehicle belonged in the area, and was legitimately and appropriately parked. The caller was advised that there was no cause for alarm.

• A deputy received a report of an animal problem in Friday Harbor. It was reported that two aggressive dogs were running loose. One of the dogs had  bit a citizen. The dogs were taken to the animal shelter for a 10-day quarantine.

June 8

• A deputy stopped a vehicle in Eastsound for having an expired registration. The driver of the vehicle had a local warrant for his arrest. The driver was arrested, but was able to post bail. He was released with a promise to appear in court without incident.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a report of loud music. The music was clearly audible nearly a quarter mile away. The property owner was directed to turn the music down. The caller later reported the music was turned back up.

June 9

• A Lopez deputy removed a trespasser camped on private property without the owners’ permission. The subject left the property when warned that he was trespassing.