The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to a report of vandalism at the public school after some buses had been tampered with. There are no suspects at this time.
• A driver on Lopez was given a warning for speeding in a school zone and for failing to obtain a Washington driver’s license within 30 days of establishing residency.
• A San Juan deputy stopped and cited a driver on San Juan for driving left of center, for speeding, for not having a valid license with identification and for not having insurance. The driver also received multiple warnings.
• A deputy on San Juan took a report of harassment and documented the incident at the request of the person who reported the harassment.
• A San Juan deputy responded to an allegation of telephone harassment. Though the information was taken, the complainant did not wish to pursue criminal actions.
• A deputy stopped and cited a driver for speeding 59 mph in a 35 mph zone on Orcas Road.
• An Orcas deputy was dispatched to a suspicious circumstance call.
• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for a tire noise violation. The driver was cited for the tire noise, for not being in possession of a driver’s license and not having evidence of insurance.
• A deputy responded to a lost property call in Friday Harbor.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of vandalism and documented the incident.
• A Lopez resident reported a minor hit-and-run collision while parked in a parking lot in the village. The involved driver was located and said they had left a note on the car. Once confirmed, no further action was necessary as the parties handled the matter between themselves.
• A deputy responded to a report of an unconscious person in Friday Harbor. He was checked by EMS and refused treatment. He was also found to be in possession of alcohol in violation of his conditions of release and the report was sent to the probation officer.
• A deputy responded to a report of a theft in the Eastsound area.
• A Lopez deputy checked on a report of trespassing and found a person camping in their vehicle at Fisherman Bay Spit Preserve. The deputy advised the car camper to move to a camp-friendly location.
• San Juan deputies responded to a domestic disturbance. Once investigated, the deputy determined no crime was committed.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report that several boats were secured to the county dock in Roche Harbor without permits. Six boat owners were issued citations for restricted mooring zone violations. Multiple vehicles were also tagged with warnings for parking without a permit.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of vandalism.
• An Orcas deputy stopped a driver traveling 59 mph in a 40 mph zone and issued them a citation for speeding.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a possible tire slashing in Friday Harbor. Upon further investigation and a call with the tire manufacturer, it was concluded the gashes in the tire were due to a manufacturing defect.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a call about a potential order violation. It was found that no violation had occurred.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to a single-vehicle rollover collision.
• A Lopezian called for some guidance about a suspicious email requesting credit card information. The deputy advised the citizen to be extra careful with credit card information and not provide it to unknown or suspicious sources.
• A deputy stopped a motorist near the Lopez Village after he saw him driving without wearing his seat belt and issued him a ticket for failing to buckle up.
• A citizen wished to document an interaction with someone who stayed on his property. His information was documented in a written statement.
• A Lopez deputy stopped another unbelted driver and issued them a citation for not wearing a seat belt.
• A deputy followed up a call about a possibly intoxicated individual who was stranded in a Lopez parking lot with a vehicle that had a flat tire. A courtesy transport was offered and denied. The individual opted to sleep in their car.
• Lopez deputies responded to a suspicious call and found an intoxicated citizen making loud noises outside. Deputies spoke with the person; the noise stopped.
• Lopez deputies responded to a residential burglary. The suspect was located inside the home without the owner’s permission and subsequently booked into jail. Charges of first-degree criminal trespassing were requested.
• A deputy responded to a report of harassment in the Friday Harbor area. The deputy contacted all the people involved and warned one person not to contact the other.
• A report of trespassing sent a deputy on San Juan to check out the location but found no one on the property.
• An Orcas deputy initiated a traffic stop. After speaking with the driver, it was determined the vehicle had the wrong license plate on it. The deputy filed a report.
• A deputy on San Juan stopped a motorist for using a cell phone while driving. The driver was cited for the cell phone violation and given a verbal warning for not using a turn signal.
• A reported theft proved to be unfounded.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to a juvenile in crisis and put the young person in touch with a mental health professional.
• Deputies on San Juan assisted the USCG who had taken an intoxicated boater into custody. The boater was arrested for operating a vessel with a blood alcohol content over the legal limit of 0.08.
• Deputies on San Juan responded to a traffic hazard near the intersection of Guard Street and Carter Street and found a pickup truck abandoned in the roadway. The pickup was ultimately impounded.