The San Juan County Sheriffs Department responded to the following calls.
A deputy collected suspected methamphetamine from a citizen who located it while cleaning an abandoned house on Orcas. The suspected methamphetamine was booked into evidence for destruction.
A deputy on Orcas took a courtesy report of the accidental disposal of an antique chandelier.
An Orcas deputy responded to a hit-and-run collision involving a mailbox outside an Eastsound business.
Deputies on San Juan responded to a domestic incident on a boat. Attempts to locate the boat proved futile. Neighboring agencies were notified and sent a photograph of the boat.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of an agency assist.
• A Lopez deputy investigated property damage caused by a vehicle driving off the roadway. There are no suspects at this time.
• Again, a San Juan deputy responded to an agency assist. The deputy’s report was sent to the detective’s office for follow-up.
• A deputy on Lopez responded to a possible trespassing incident.
• On Lopez, a deputy received a second-hand complaint regarding shoreline access for kayakers via private property. Any available documentation does not support the kayakers’ complaint.
• Orcas deputies received a report of a missing person. After a joint search effort involving San Juan Sheriffs, Orcas Fire and Rescue, a U. S. Coast Guard helicopter crew, and citizen volunteer searchers, the person was located, unharmed.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for expired registration over two months and defective tail lamps. The driver received citations for expired registration, defective tail lamps, and for not being in possession of a driver’s license, as well as several warnings.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of fraud. The victim provided a statement and the incident was documented per their request.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a call from a person who discovered either an old road flare or an old stick of dynamite on a recently purchased property. The deputy contacted a Washington State Patrol bomb squad member, who plans to send bomb technicians to the island.
• Deputies and Orcas Fire and Rescue personnel responded to Sucia Island for a person experiencing a health crisis.
• An Orcas woman reported her purse and wallet lost.
• A Lopez resident called about a boat moored to the wrong buoy. The owner was located and the boat was moved.
• A deputy responded to a report of a person yelling and scaring people in Friday Harbor. The individual was located and asked to provide a breath sample per their court-ordered conditions, but the individual refused.
• A deputy on Orcas conducted a traffic stop and issued the driver a citation for speeding, 42 mph in a 25 mph zone.
• An Orcas deputy issued a county parking violation to the owner of a boat illegally moored at the Eastsound dock spur.
• A dog found without a collar was turned over to a Lopez deputy. Attempts were to be made to locate the owner.
• Deputies on Orcas responded to a report of a domestic incident. The incident was determined to be a behavioral and parenting issue, and the parent was referred to a counseling service.
• A Canadian resident on Orcas discovered that a loan was taken out on her account. Since she resides in Canada and her bank is there, she was advised to report the incident to her local law enforcement agency.
• A deputy on Orcas conducted a traffic stop and issued the driver a citation for speeding, 40 mph in a 25 mph zone. The driver was also charged with driving with a suspended license-third degree.
• A deputy responded to a report of harassment. Someone made multiple fake contest flyers with the victim’s phone number on them and posted them in Friday Harbor. The victim received many unwanted calls. The fliers were located and removed. An investigation is ongoing.
• Deputies were dispatched to a trespassing call at an Eastsound business and trespassed the person from the property.
• Lopez deputies responded to a disorderly conduct call that involved a physical altercation at a local bar. Upon arrival, both involved parties had left the scene. According to witness statements, a woman struck a man in the face who was persistently flirting with her and her friend.
• A deputy was dispatched to a domestic incident in Friday Harbor. The deputy arrived and contacted the people involved and learned the incident was verbal-only at this time with no indications of any crimes committed.
• A deputy on San Juan responded to a report of a person yelling. The deputy observed the person, who is under court-ordered release conditions not to possess or consume alcohol, with an open alcohol container and issued them a citation.
• A deputy responded to a report of a male yelling at people in Friday Harbor. The person was located and asked to provide a breath sample per court-ordered conditions, but they refused.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for failing to drive to the right of a roundabout and traveling 42 mph in a posted 25 mph speed zone. The driver was issued a citation for speeding.
• A deputy on San Juan responded to a reported order violation. After speaking with both parties, it was determined that there was a violation of a court order. The deputy sent a report to the prosecutor’s office for review.
• Deputies responded to an agency assist in Roche Harbor. The U.S. Coast Guard detained a boat operator for driving a boat while under the influence (BUI). The individual was taken into custody by deputies and transported to the San Juan County Jail without incident.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle and issued them a citation for speeding 60 mph in a posted 45 mph speed zone.
• A deputy responded to a report of a man calling people vulgar names in Friday Harbor. The individual was located and asked to provide a breath sample per their court-ordered conditions, however, the individual refused.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a court order violation. The victim reported that contact had been made in the form of aggressive behavior and a verbal insult. A probable cause statement was sent to the prosecutor for charges.
• A deputy was dispatched to a BUI in waters off San Juan. Another agency had made contact and the initial arrest. The boater was transported to the sheriff’s office, processed for boating under the influence, and released on a citation for BUI.
• A deputy on San Juan responded to a report of disorderly conduct involving a person urinating in the bushes next to a music venue. The port owns the property and wished to trespass the urinator from all port properties. The person signed the letter but yelled a lot about it.
• A deputy was dispatched to a burglary call in the Eastsound area. Cash has been stolen out of an unlocked vehicle in the owner’s driveway, and other items were stolen from a nearby trailer. The investigation is ongoing.
• A deputy received a report of found property in Friday Harbor and entered it into the property room per policy.
• Deputies responded to the Roche Harbor airport after a seaplane landed without putting the landing gear down. No one was injured, and the plane was lifted so the landing gear could come down. The pilot taxied off the runway. FAA and NTSB were contacted.
• Deputies on Lopez responded to a report of a domestic incident that was determined to be non-criminal.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a report of vandalism.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for speeding and issued them a citation for not having insurance and a warning for speeding.
• A deputy on Lopez responded to a vehicle collision. The parties exchanged information and the incident was documented for insurance purposes.
• A wanted person turned themselves in at the Orcas sub-station. They posted their bail and received a new court date.
• A black Audi SUV attempted to cut in front of other vehicles in the ferry line. The driver was argumentative with ferry staff but eventually left after learning law enforcement had been called.
• A deputy issued citations to the owners of three vessels for not having the required mooring permit for the county dock in Roche Harbor.