Botched break-in; sheep set free; teen with THC | Sheriff’s Log

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

April 26

• A Lopez Island deputy responded to a residential burglary complaint. The victim said the perpetrator entered her house at night, without permission, while she was sleeping. The male subject fled on foot after the homeowner awoke and called out for him to leave.

• An Orcas driver was stopped for not wearing a seat belt and having a cracked windshield. The driver was cited for not wearing a seat belt.

• A deputy performed a welfare check at a residence on San Juan Island. A woman at that residence was found to be unable to take care of herself. Adult Protective Services was contacted and she was taken out of the house for health reasons.

• A Blakely Island resident reported a residential burglary and the theft of wine.

• A deputy was assigned to a welfare check in Eastsound. After contacting the landowner about a possible missing person, the subject was heard from and doing well.

April 27

• A Lopez deputy responded to a report of a driver passing a stopped school bus with its stop-paddles out. The driver was not identified.

• An Orcas driver was stopped for expired vehicle registration.The driver also did not have proof of auto insurance and was cited.

• Orcas deputies and OIFR responded to an Eastsound address regarding an overdose of medication. The person received medical attention and transported to the hospital for further evaluation.

• The sheriff’s office in Friday Harbor was contacted by a Washington State ferry employee regarding items left at the ferry terminal unattended. The items were searched and brought to the station for safekeeping.

• A deputy was dispatched to an Eastsound residence in regards to a death investigation. The coroner and a supervisor were notified. There are no signs of foul play.

• A citizen contacted the sheriff’s office in Friday Harbor to report being harassed and threatened at her residence and on social media regarding a previous incident.

• A Lopez Island deputy stopped a motorist for having an obscured vehicle license plate and subsequently determined he had no driver’s license. The deputy issued the motorist a ticket for not having a valid operator’s license with an identification card. He gave the driver a verbal warning for the obscured plate.

• A Lopez Island deputy responded to a report of a deer damaging a moving vehicle on Ferry Road. No one was injured.

April 28

• A deputy was dispatched to a domestic assault that occurred in Friday Harbor. The suspect was taken into custody for assault in the fourth degree and domestic violence.

• A deputy was dispatched to the San Juan Island area in reference to a fraud. The caller was contacted and advised that a local business had received $10 bill.

• Lopez deputies responded to a reported domestic disturbance between a homeowner and her guests. No probable cause for a crime was found and the guests were given a courtesy ride to the ferry.

• A deputy conducted a traffic stop near Eastsound. The driver was given an infraction for not wearing a seat belt.

April 29

• A deputy was dispatched to a domestic dispute in the Friday Harbor area that turned out to be a loud party. Those involved promised to quiet down.

• A Lopez Island deputy was called regarding a herd of about 50 sheep on a Lopez Island roadway. The owner of the sheep was contacted, and the sheep were returned to their pasture.

• A Lopez Island man reported receiving harassing notes from a neighbor. Upon examination, there was no evidence of any criminal activity or intent.

•A deputy responded to Moran State Park regarding a non-injury traffic collision.

• A deputy was contacted by the sheriff’s office in reference to an order violation which occurred in the Friday Harbor area.

• A Seattle man reported that his backpack and other property had been taken from his campsite at Odlin Park while he participated in the Tour de Lopez cycling event on Lopez Island. A report was taken and the incident remains under investigation.

• Lopez Island deputies responded to a report of stolen property. Deputies talked with the victims, who had been camping on the island. A backpack had been taken from their tent while they were out biking around the island.

• Lopez Island deputies were dispatched to a local woman’s residence for a possible telephone harassment call. The suspect was contacted and asked to stop calling the woman’s home.

April 30

• A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a vehicle parked in the roadway in front of someone’s residence. The investigation showed that the driver of the vehicle was under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence.

• A deputy was dispatched to the San Juan Island area in reference to a traffic accident. The reporting deputy arrived and located a vehicle off the roadway.

• A deputy responded to an animal at-large in the San Juan Island area. The caller found a dog on his property. The owner arrived and picked up the dog.

• A Friday Harbor business called regarding a disgruntled former employee. The caller stated the employee was causing a scene and requested the sheriff’s office respond to assist with removing the subject.

• A minor was contacted at the Warbass Marina parking lot on San Juan Island. He was in his truck and arrested for possession and use of marijuana/THC oil. He was cited, given a court date and released. The marijuana and paraphernalia were seized as evidence.

May 2

• A Lopez man reported identity theft that resulted in unauthorized bank transactions. A report was taken and the case is under investigation.

• A deputy called an Eastsound resident about six or seven unknown subjects stealing about $100 in oysters from a private oyster bed he owns.

• A Lopez Island man requested that a subject be removed from the caller’s place of employment. The caller alleged the subject’s behavior was inappropriate and disruptive.

• A deputy responded to a dog running at-large in Eastsound. The dog’s owner was located and issued a warning letter.

• A Friday Harbor Port security guard contacted the sheriff’s office to report a person trespassing on one of their properties. The subject was located and instructed to not return to the property.

•A deputy located a Friday Harbor resident with a felony bench warrant. The subject was arrested and transported to the station to be processed.