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Carousing canines, musical mischief, lifted lights | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

  • Wed Jun 16th, 2021 1:30am
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The San Juan County Sheriff’s office responded to the following calls.

June 1

• A deputy responded to a report of a residential burglary on San Juan. Several items were removed from an unlocked residence.

• A San Juan deputy issued a driver a citation for traveling 37 mph in a posted 25 mph speed zone.

• On San Juan driver traveling 38 mph in a posted 25 mph speed zone received a citation for speeding.

• A person driving 47 mph in a posted 35 mph speed zone was stopped and cited for failing to wear a seat belt and for speeding. A warning was also issued.

• A Lopez deputy stopped and ticketed a driver for speeding, 50 mph in the 35 mph zone on Center Road.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a driver for not wearing a safety belt. The driver received a citation for the seat belt violation and for not having insurance.

• A driver on San Juan was stopped for having a suspended driver’s license.

• A driver on San Juan who was not wearing their seatbelt was stopped and issued a citation.

• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle and cited them for speeding 41 mph in a posted 25 mph speed zone.

• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for not wearing a safety belt and issued them a citation.

• An investigation was started after deputies responded to a domestic incident involving a juvenile.

• A San Juan deputy checked on a chronic neighbor complaint concerning animals. The deputy spoke with all parties and issued a verbal warning to the dog owner for an animal-at-large violation.

• A deputy on Orcas conducted a traffic stop and issued the driver a citation for speeding, 55 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone.

• A San Juan deputy responded to an agency assist call at Peace Medical Center. The issue remains an open investigation.

• A deputy on Orcas conducted a traffic stop and arrested the driver for suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor and/or drugs. The driver received a citation for traveling 40 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone, and for not having a valid driver’s license.

June 2

• A San Juan deputy documented a report of threats.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a citizen dispute in Eastsound. The incident that ended up being between a landlord and a tenant was a civil matter and was resolved.

• A San Juan deputy conducted a welfare check and found the person depressed. The person went to the hospital voluntarily.

• A deputy responded to a report of a non-injury accident in Friday Harbor. The vehicle owners exchanged information and a report made.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a report of stolen outdoor decorative lights from a property on Decatur.

• A Lopez deputy responded to an animal-at-large call on School Road. The loose dog was returned to its owner who was given a warning.

June 3

• An Orcas deputy conducted a civil standby at an address in Eastsound.

• A Lopez driver was given a warning for operating a vehicle with a modified exhaust system.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a driver for not being buckled up and issued them a citation for the violation and for not having insurance. Warnings were also given.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a speeding driver and issued them a speeding citation for traveling 37 mph in a posted 25 mph speed zone.

• A Lopez deputy stopped a driver speeding on Fisherman Bay Road and issued them a warning.

• A deputy stopped a driver on San Juan and issued them a speeding citation for traveling 47 mph in a posted 25 mph speed zone.

• A Lopez deputy assisted a citizen who was attempting to manage an intoxicated sibling. The sibling was safely returned to their hotel room.

June 4

• A citizen reported possible attempted identity theft at a local business in Eastsound.

• A deputy responded to a report of harassment in the Eastsound area.

• A deputy on San Juan responded to a dog-at-large call. When the deputy made contact with the people involved, the dog’s owner was cited for a dog-at-large – third offense.

• A deputy on Orcas contacted the public school about a theft of a laptop by a student. The laptop was returned.

• A deputy responded to a report of a runaway juvenile on San Juan. The deputy located the juvenile and put them in touch with other agencies.

• A deputy was dispatched to a theft call on Orcas Road and the suspect was identified..

• After a deputy stopped a driver on San Juan for failing to yield the right of way, they received a citation for operating a motor vehicle without insurance.

• A driver observed driving 38 mph left-of-center in a posted 25 mph speed zone in a car with improperly displayed plates, was stopped by a San Juan deputy. The driver received citations for speeding and the improper display of plates.

• Deputies on Orcas were dispatched to a possible incident of domestic violence near Map Corner. An investigation determined it was verbal only.

• Deputies on San Juan responded to a dispute between neighbors that had escalated to a physical fight. One neighbor was treated at Peace Island Medical Center for their injuries, the other was arrested for felony assault.

• A Lopez deputy responding to a call about trespassers, found three teenagers playing piano in a church after hours. An unknown person knocked on the church door. Upon investigation, the person who knocked was a church board member who wanted to remind them of curfew policies.

June 5

• A Lopez deputy was called about a person sleeping on the sidewalk outside a local business that was preparing to open for the day. The person was awakened and asked to move along.

• A deputy on San Juan stopped the driver of a speeding vehicle for traveling 46 mph in a posted 35 mph speed zone. The driver received citations for speeding, for not having insurance and for failing to notify the Dept. of Licensing of an address change.

• A Lopez deputy took a report and notified the Dept. of Public Works about the theft of a road sign.

• An Orcas deputy received a statement from a citizen who wanted it included in an information report.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a complaint of a missing person complaint. The investigation is ongoing.

• A deputy on San Juan stopped a driver for a defective brake light. The driver, however, was arrested for driving under the influence and for an ignition interlock violation.

June 6

• A Lopez deputy arrested a driver for driving under the influence after crashing a vehicle into a deep ditch.

• After a staff person at a Lopez business turned in a wallet found in their store, a deputy located the owner.

June 7

• The San Juan deputy responded to an unattended hit and run. The person involved believed the vehicle had been damaged a couple of days earlier. Photos of the vehicle were taken with a report.

• An off-duty deputy on San Juan observed a person known to have a suspended driver’s license operating a motor vehicle on Argyle Avenue. A probable-cause statement will be sent to the prosecutor’s office for driving with a suspended license-third degree.

• A Lopez deputy ticketed a vehicle that was left unattended in the ferry line.