The San Juan County Sheriff’s office responded to the following calls.
• Deputies on San Juan attempted to contact a person with a warrant. After the person did not answer their door or acknowledge the deputies, deputies will continue to attempt to locate and contact the subject.
• A deputy responded to a call of a downed aircraft on Orcas near the intersection of Mt. Baker Road. and Lovers Lane.
• A San Juan deputy received a report of fraud. Since the incident occurred out of state, the deputy obtained information and forwarded it to the involved agency.
• A deputy was dispatched to a residential burglary in the Eastsound area. The investigation is ongoing.
• San Juan deputies responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence and issued a citation for driving with wheels off the roadway.
• A San Juan deputy took a report of a court order violation. The reporting party said that a person sent a communication request via social media to a protected person in the order. The violation was referred to the prosecutor for determination of a charge.
• A deputy on San Juan documented a reported theft; there are no workable leads or suspects at this time.
• On San Juan, a deputy took a report of found property and entered the item into the evidence system lost and found.
• A San Juan deputy conducted a traffic stop on Rouleau Road. The driver was issued a citation for speeding 83 mph in a 35 mph zone and operating a motor vehicle without valid proof of insurance. This was the driver’s second speeding citation issued in the same area within the last year.
• An Orcas deputy conducted a fraud investigation. The suspect called a local resident and identified himself as Sergeant Marshall from the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office. The fraudster attempted to obtain money from the resident but was not successful.
• On San Juan, a deputy responded to a report of attempted fraud via a phone scam. The caller stated the person on the phone represented themselves as Sgt. Timothy Marshall with the San Juan County Sheriff’s office. The caller did not give out any personal or bank information and incurred no loss.
• Again on San Juan, a deputy responded to another report of attempted fraud where the caller identified himself as Sgt. Timothy Marshall with the county sheriff’s office. The caller did not reveal any personal or bank information. No loss incurred.
• A deputy responded to the fourth report of an attempted phone scam fraud in which the suspect identified themselves as – you guessed it – Sgt. Timothy Marshall with the county sheriff’s office. The person called gave no personal or bank information and incurred no loss, and there are still no workable leads to locate the source of the call.
• San Juan deputies responded to a report of threats in Friday Harbor. A man approached a citizen and shouted that he would kill him and that he was Satan. He also shouted the same thing at a nearby fence before leaving. He was located and arrested on an outstanding warrant.
• A deputy on San Juan responded to a fraud report. A suspect from outside San Juan County made a counterfeit payroll check from a local business. The investigation is ongoing.
• A deputy responded to the fifth report of an attempted fraud involving a phone scam of someone alleging to be with the SJCSO. The caller gave no banking or personal information, incurred no loss, and a report was completed. This time it appears the caller has “spoofed” the sheriff’s office number.
• A deputy responded to a report that a small black and red bag containing letters and notes was found in Friday Harbor. Several calls were made to contact the owner but to no avail. Consequently, the property was entered into the property room per policy.
• An Orcas deputy stopped a driver on the 1000 block of Crow Valley Road for failing to maintain a lane. The driver was issued a citation for distracted driving.
• A Lopez deputy served a protection order and collected property as directed by a court order.
• A deputy on San Juan took a walk-in report of artwork theft. There is no viable suspect information or any workable leads at this time.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for traveling 46 mph in a posted 25 mph speed zone. The driver was issued a citation for speeding.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to a commercial burglary. An investigation commenced and is ongoing.
• A deputy on San Juan was advised by dispatch that a citizen came in and dropped off a statement. The statement was regarding a theft at a local business that had not been reported. The deputy attempted contact with the reporting party but had not heard back.
• Lopez deputies responded to a domestic disturbance. Both parties agreed to maintain separate while tensions calmed and the incident was documented.
• A Lopez deputy collected found property from a Lopez resident.
• An Orcas deputy conducted a commercial burglary investigation at an Eastsound business.
• A deputy on San Juan was contacted about a fraud. The person reported that there was unauthorized use of their credit card, and provided a statement and documents for the incident.
• Deputies on San Juan responded to a report of threats. The involved parties were separated upon arrival and neither party wanted future contact with the other. It was determined no law enforcement action be taken.
• A San Juan deputy located an unlicensed driver who quickly pulled over. The driver claimed they had not been driving, despite being seen doing so by the deputy. They were issued citations for not having a valid operator’s license with ID and for operating a vehicle without proof of insurance.
• A deputy on Orcas took a report of possible mail theft near the ferry landing. There are no suspects at this time.
• A Lopez resident reported an incident of fraud related to a phishing e-mail.
• A deputy on Ocas responded to a citizen assist call-back.
• On Orcas, a deputy took a forgery complaint. An investigation commenced and is ongoing.
• On San Juan, a deputy responded to a report of an elderly male who passed away at Peace Island Medical Center. Medical staff said the man passed away of natural causes and had been in the hospital under doctor care for the past eight days. The coroner determined that no investigation was required.
• A deputy on San Juan responded to a report that a vehicle had gone off the road, hit mailboxes, and left the scene. The driver returned and offered to fix the mailboxes at their own expense. The driver was issued citations for driving with wheels off the roadway and for not having insurance.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of an ongoing neighbor issue. A neighbor had tossed something into their yard, and it was caught on camera. The involved parties were contacted.
• A deputy took a report from a citizen on San Juan who felt they were being harassed via text message. The screenshots were documented, and a report was completed.