The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.
• A Lopez deputy stopped a driver on Mud Bay Road and issued them a citation for speeding, 50 mph in a posted 35 mph zone.
• A solar panel, found on San Juan, was turned in to the Sheriff’s Office. The panel was checked into the property and evidence room.
• A Lopez deputy was dispatched to a parking problem.
• A deputy was dispatched to a vandalism call on Lopez. A flag had been torn down and removed from where it had hung.
• A deputy was dispatched to a theft call in Lopez village. The purse was located where the owner left it and the theft charge was unfounded.
• A deputy responded to an accident with no injury in Eastsound. All parties involved agreed to settle things civilly.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to a safekeeping call in which the calling party turned in a handgun.
• A Lopez deputy was dispatched to a mail theft call and documented the incident.
• On San Juan, a deputy received a report of suspicious activity. The caller reported that a shed door had been opened and a metal pipe had been moved from its original location. Currently, there are no suspects.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for speeding and crossing the center line. The driver said they were rushing to the store for cranberry sauce and issued a citation for speeding – 65 mph in a 45 mph zone, plus a warning for improper lane usage.
• A Lopez livestock owner reported the death of one sheep and injury to two others. It’s unknown which dog(s) were responsible.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a theft call.
• A deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle on Fisherman Bay Road on Lopez. The driver received citations for driving without a license, for not having insurance, for possessing a vehicle without registration, and for failure to renew an expired registration of more than two months.
• On Orcas, a deputy received a suspicious call from a concerned citizen due to a note she received. A welfare check was conducted and it was discovered that the concern was due to health-related issues and resources were provided to the family.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for speeding on Pear Point Road. The driver could not produce valid insurance and was issued a citation for speeding – 45 mph in a 25 mph zone, and a warning for the insurance violation.
• A Lopez deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle on Fisherman Bay Road. The driver was subsequently issued a citation for speeding 50 mph in a posted 25mph zone.
• A Lopez driver was involved in an early morning single-vehicle collision.
• A driver on Lopez was issued a citation for traveling 51 mph in a 35 mph zone of Mud Bay Road and for operating a vehicle without insurance.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to a parking complaint regarding possibly abandoned vehicles at a county day-use area.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a report of two escaped dogs. The dogs had entered a neighbor’s coop and killed a chicken. The dogs were returned to their owner, who received a citation.
• Deputies on San Juan responded to a report of a domestic incident. The involved parties argued about vehicle paperwork. After talking with those involved, there was insufficient evidence to prove that a crime had been committed.