The San Juan County Sheriff’s office responded to the following calls.
• A Lopez deputy responded to an accident without injury. A vehicle traveling downhill from Pavey Boulevard swerved around a deer and struck a tree. There were no injuries and minimal property damage.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a missing person call from a person who reported their roommate went missing sometime early in the morning. The missing person was quickly located. They had gone for a walk nearby.
•San Juan deputy responded to a report of an online dating scam. The reporting party stated that images were sent to the suspect who threatened to distribute them if money was not paid. It appears the suspect is not in the United States; the incident was documented.
• A person who caused a disturbance in an Orcas business was served with a trespass warning letter.
• A deputy on San Juan took a report of found/lost property and entered it into the Sheriff’s office evidence system.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a hit and run that occurred last week. Video surveillance, however, doesn’t show the vehicle being hit while at the reported business.
• A deputy was dispatched to report of found property at a local business on Orcas and returned the item to its owner.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a tripped motion sensor alarm at a local bank and determined it was a false alarm.
• A deputy on San Juan took a report of fraudulent activity on a debit card. The citizen had their debit card in their possession the entire time; it is unknown at this time how the charge occurred. There is currently no suspect information or workable leads.
• An Orcas deputy responded to a trespassing complaint and issued a trespass warning letter.
• A deputy on San Juan responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident. The driver was transported to the hospital by EMS and later released. The driver is suspected of driving under the influence and a search warrant was issued for a blood draw.
• A deputy on San Juan was requested to respond to a scene after EMS treated and transported a citizen who was highly intoxicated. A report was completed.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of an attempted burglary. The homeowner just wanted the incident documented.
• A deputy observed a driver on San Juan traveling 61 mph in a posted 45 mph speed zone. The deputy turned around to stop the vehicle at which point the driver accelerated and the deputy lost sight of the vehicle. The driver was located at work and was issued a citation.
• An Orcas deputy took a fraud report from a victim on Waldron Island.
• A deputy on Orcas issued a citizen a citation for failure to obey a flagger.
• An Orcas deputy investigated the report of a stolen field and brush mower. The investigation is ongoing.
• A resident on Waldron Island reported vandalism and trespassing to a deputy on Orcas.
• A deputy on San Juan took a report of a lost/found debit card. The owner was contacted to pick it up but never showed up and the card was entered into the evidence system.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a 911 hang-up call. The deputy responded to the pinged address; no one appeared to be home.
• A deputy on Orcas was assigned a hit-and-run case. The offending party was identified, and the victim opted to settle the matter civilly.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a lost property call. An individual visiting Lopez lost a wedding ring during a bike ride on Lopez. Please contact the sheriff’s office if found.
• Deputies on Orcas responded to a report of a person experiencing a health crisis.
• Orcas deputies responded to an accident with possible injury near West Beach. When deputies arrived, the vehicle was unoccupied and towed after searching the immediate area. The driver and vehicle’s owner called in the next day. A report was taken.
• A Lopez deputy filed a report regarding graffiti in the village.
• An Orcas deputy responded to a non-injury traffic collision that occurred near the intersection of Olga Road and Loon Song and gave the reporting party a WSP self-reporting accident report.
• A Lopez resident reported the loss of cash in the village.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle because the driver was using a cell phone while driving and was not wearing a safety belt. The driver was issued citations for failing to wear a safety belt and using a personal electronic device while driving.• •
• A deputy on San Juan observed a person consuming alcohol in public. The subject was issued a citation for consuming and having an open alcohol container in public.
• A deputy responded to a report of disorderly conduct in Friday Harbor. One person was contacted and served with a trespass warning letter.
• A Lopez deputy was approached by a visitor who lost their cell phone while hiking. They believe the phone is either near Iceberg or Spencer’s Spit. If found, please contact the Sheriff’s Office.
• The reporting deputy was dispatched to a report of disorderly conduct in the Friday Harbor area. The deputy arrived and made contact with the person involved. One person was arrested for criminal trespassing and booked into custody.
• A Lopez resident reported finding their trailer door open after being gone overnight.
• A deputy on San Juan took a report of harassment. The incident was determined to be civil. The citizen was given resources and the suspect was issued a trespass warning letter.
• A San Juan deputy located a person wanted on a felony Department of Corrections warrant. The person who attempted to provide the deputy with a false name, was arrested and booked into jail on the warrant for failing to register as a sex offender or kidnapping offender, and for refusing to give information to an officer.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for traveling 51 mph in a posted 25 mph speed zone and for using a personal electronic device. The driver was issued a citation for speeding.•
• A deputy on Lopez responded to a dog running around the farmer’s market after escaping from a house in the village. The dog was returned to the owner’s property where the deputy learned that the owners had a house sitter who did not know how to properly close the front door to contain the dog.
• An Orcas deputy investigated a civil dispute in Eastsound. No crime was committed, and a courtesy report was authored.
• A deputy took a report of vandalism on Blakely Island.
• A deputy on San Juan responded to a report of domestic violence. The incident was investigated and a subject was arrested and booked into jail for assault in the fourth degree-domestic violence.
• A deputy on Orcas was assigned a kidnapping case. After investigation, it was determined to be a case of child abandonment. The case was referred to child protective services.
• A deputy on San Juan took a report from the crisis line about a subject who would not provide any information about themselves. It was found that the same subject had called and done the same thing in multiple jurisdictions.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a welfare check. An individual having a crisis and was transported to a hospital by family members.
• A deputy on San Juan located an individual wanted on an arrest warrant. The individual was taken into custody under the authority of the warrant and booked into jail without incident.
• Lopez EMS and deputies transported a person having a seizure to the hospital in Friday Harbor.
• A deputy on San Juan took custody of a silver ring that was found by a citizen in the public parking lot on Spring Street. The ring was packaged, photographed, and put into evidence as found property.
• A deputy responded to a report of malicious mischief in Friday Harbor. The person reporting the incident pointed to a window on the residence that was damaged. Some evidence was recovered.
• A deputy responded to a fraud call near Eastsound.
• A deputy responded to a report of domestic violence on San Juan. The call was investigated and found no crime had occurred. A subject was issued a warning (per state law) for possession of controlled drugs (suspected fentanyl) and a referral to Compass Health was documented.
• A deputy on San Juan responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision. The driver was issued citations for dangerously distracted driving and driving with wheels off the roadway.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a theft that was captured on video. The suspect was identified, and the victims are willing to assist with the prosecution of criminal charges. The suspect was located and arrested the next day, and booked into jail without incident.
• Deputies on San Juan responded to a domestic incident between two juveniles. Probable cause was determined for both individuals and both were taken into custody, and juvenile services were contacted.
• Deputies issued citations to a Lopezian for driving without a license and not having proof of insurance. Charges were forwarded to the court for failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.
• A deputy on San Juan took and documented a report of an order violation.
• Deputies on Orcas responded to a domestic incident.
• A deputy on Orcas took a report of lost property. The owner was not sure where they had lost their canvas handbag with a seahorse on it.
• A deputy took a report that a wallet had been stolen from the caller’s truck. There were no witnesses, no suspect information, and no workable leads.
• A deputy on Lopez responded to a missing package report.
• A Lopez deputy directed traffic for several cows who escaped onto Center Road.
• In a civil matter, a landlord called a Lopez deputy requesting information on how to evict a tenant.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a medical call and an underage drinker was airlifted to a hospital.