Terminal trespass, egged abode, virus vitrol | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

March 9

• A deputy on San Juan stopped the driver of a vehicle for traveling 64 mph in a posted 45 mph speed zone and issued them a citation for speeding.

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a local daycare about their Facebook page being hacked; the case is ongoing.

• A Lopez deputy responded to an accident-with-injury call. A deer jumped in front of a moped driver, who struck the deer and crashed their vehicle. The driver sustained injuries and was airlifted to a hospital.

• Deputies responded to a report of an aggravated assault in Friday Harbor. An investigation revealed that the suspect injured two people while stealing their property. The suspect was located and arrested for two counts of 1st-degree robbery and for being a minor intoxicated in public.

March 10

• A deputy on San Juan responded to a single-vehicle collision. The driver was issued multiple citations for not having insurance, not having registration in the vehicle, driving with wheels off the roadway, and defective equipment.

March 11

• At the request of the Washington State Police and Washington State Ferries security, a Lopez resident was issued a 60-day trespass notice as a result of his continued disruptive behavior at the Lopez terminal.

• A San Juan deputy discovered a structure fire while on patrol. The residence appeared to have been unoccupied and the deputy cleared flammable materials from the immediate area until San Juan Fire personnel arrived to combat the fire. No injuries occurred.

March 12

• A deputy on San Juan responded to a report of threats. While one person was walking their dog, the accused made threatening statements and attempted to take the dog. The suspect was booked into jail for disorderly conduct and criminal intent to commit first-degree theft.

• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a structure fire. On arrival, the fire was found to have been extinguished. The cause appeared to have been accidental.

March 13

• A deputy on San Juan responded to a report of vandalism. A house was egged and a flag was taken. No workable leads at this time and the incident was documented.

• Deputies on San Juan responded to a report of a person pointing a firearm out of a window.

• A deputy received a piece of found property and entered it into evidence.

• On San Juan, a person turned themselves in on an outstanding warrant and was booked into the jail without incident.

• A deputy was dispatched to a single-vehicle traffic accident in the San Juan area. One vehicle was off the roadway but no one was injured. After an investigation, the driver was arrested and processed for driving under the influence.

March 14

• A deputy was dispatched to a possible domestic incident in the Friday Harbor area. Multiple people reported hearing a male and a female arguing. After speaking with the involved parties, the deputy determined no crime had occurred.

• Deputies on San Juan are currently investigating a report of vandalism after a local business was egged by multiple subjects who were seen on video surveillance.

• A Lopez deputy was sent to investigate a 911 hang-up call. When dispatch tried repeatedly to call back, the phone was finally answered and immediately hung up again. A child was trying to call mom, and accidentally called 911. There was no emergency.

• Lopez deputies were called to a citizen dispute at a local business involving customers having a heated argument over COVID restrictions. No physical altercation occurred and no property was damaged.

• A deputy on San Juan stopped a driver for traveling 69 mph in a posted 45 mph speed zone and issued them a citation for speeding.

March 15

• A Lopez deputy was called about a case of identity theft/fraud. A resident was contacted by a bank about a credit card application that they did not submit. The application was canceled. The victim’s personal information had been among the information stolen in the hack of the Department of Licensing.

• An investigation continues after an Orcas deputy received and filed a report of theft.

• Orcas deputies were dispatched to a domestic disturbance and found no crime had been committed.