Intoxicated injuries, tasteless threats, canine complaints | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

Aug. 8

• A Friday Harbor deputy took a complaint of suspicious behavior.

Aug.15

• An Orcas deputy was dispatched to a possible domestic incident near the ferry landing. Both parties were not on scene when the deputy had arrived.

• A deputy responded to a report of a threat involving an inmate in the San Juan County jail holding facility. The inmates were separated.

• A Lopez deputy conducted a vehicle identification number inspection and completed a junk vehicle affidavit at the request of a property owner to begin the process of disposing an abandoned derelict vehicle.

• A citizen reported to San Juan deputies that someone threw gravel on his vehicle’s windshield.

• Deputies responded to a report of a verbal domestic incident in Friday Harbor. When deputies located the residence, the involved parties were nowhere to be found. A search was conducted, the involved parties were not located.

• A deputy was dispatched to a trespass complaint in Friday Harbor. All trespassers were issued warning letters.

• San Juan deputies stopped a speeding car on Bailer Hill Road. The driver was found to have a suspended license, no insurance and expired registration. He was issued both a criminal and traffic citation.

• An Orcas deputy took a complaint of a reported theft. The reporting party noted that several of his power tools had been taken from a shared construction site. A suspect is known, and the case is under investigation.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a complaint of a possible assault at a bed-and-breakfast. The deputy determined no probable cause of a crime, and that the intoxicated person’s injuries likely occurred from a fall while she was walking back to her room.

• Deputies were dispatched to a possible trespassing in Friday Harbor.

• EMS responded to a drug overdose on Lopez. An deputy was sent to assist. The involved subject was flown to a mainland hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Aug. 16

• A Lopez business received what appeared to be a threatening letter from an unknown person. Investigation revealed the letter was a marketing effort by a publishing company.

• A citizen on San Juan said she was assaulted. Deputies investigated and found the incident not credible.

• A San Juan deputy issued a citation to a driver for speeding 45 mph in a 25 mph zone.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a residence about a noise complaint after 10 p.m. The offending neighbor was running a generator to power an RV. The neighbor agreed to shut off the generator.

Aug. 17

• A vessel at the Eastsound County Dock was cited for anchoring for more than 90 days within the tidal lands within a 12-month period and for use outside of allowed day-time hours.

• San Juan deputies stopped a vehicle for a defective headlight. The driver was issued a citation for having an expired registration, and was warned about the headlight and not having proof of insurance.

• A Lopez deputy, EMS and OPALCO responded to a vehicle and pole collision that resulted in a wildland fire and several downed power lines.

• Deputies issued citations to two drivers in Friday Harbor in two separate speeding incidents.

• A report was taken of a runaway juvenile in Friday Harbor.

• A San Juan deputy issued tickets to the owners of vessels for not being properly permitted on a county dock.

• San Juan deputies responded to the report of a single-vehicle collision on Little Road. The driver admitted to using his cell phone while driving. He was issued a citation.

An Orcas deputy stopped a vehicle for failing to stop at a stop sign and for not using a turn signal. The driver was arrested for DUI and obstructing a law enforcement officer and issued a citation for speeding, failing to stop at a stop sign and failing to yield to emergency vehicle.

• A driver on Lopez was cited after a deputy stopped the driver for speeding 42 mph in a 25 mph zone on Fisherman Road.

Aug. 18

• A driver near Lopez Village was issued a ticket for speeding and not wearing a seat belt.

• A deputy was dispatched to a welfare check on San Juan. The person was safely located.

• San Juan deputies responded to a complaint of barking dogs on False Bay Drive. The dogs’ owner was contacted and advised of the noise ordinance violation.

Aug. 19

• A Friday Harbor deputy was dispatched a report of a hit-and-run.

• A deputy was dispatched to a traffic accident on San Juan.

• A Orcas driver was issued a citation for failing to stop at a stop sign, and arrested for DUI.

• A San Juan deputy responded to a medical issue with an inmate in the jail holding facility. The male was transported to the emergency room.

• Deputies in Friday Harbor received a report of a trespassing. No suspects were found, property was recovered and submitted to the evidence room.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a dog-at-large complaint. The owner and dog were identified and a warning letter was issued.

• An Orcas deputy issued a citation to a driver for speeding, 43 mph in a 25 mph zone on Mt. Baker Road.

• A San Juan deputy responded to a reported domestic disturbance.

Aug. 20

• A Friday Harbor deputy responded to Peace Island Medical Center for a reported minor dog bite that occurred on Shaw.

• A San Juan residence reported a violation of a protection order.

• An Orcas deputy was dispatched to an assault and a theft at an Eastsound business.

• A San Juan deputy was dispatched to a suspicious circumstance.

• An Orcas deputy issued a driver a citation for driving 43 mph in a 25 mph zone on Lovers Lane.

Aug. 21

• Orcas deputies received nine reports of vehicle prowls during the early morning hours in Eastsound. Two reports involved items missing from the vehicle.

• A Lopez deputy was called an agency assist.

• A Lopez deputy issued a citation to a driver for speeding 55 mph in a 35 mph zone on Mud Bay Road.

• A reported theft in Friday Harbor prompted a deputy to serve the suspect a trespass letter.

• An Orcas deputy joined Orcas Fire and Rescue in response to a report of an injury wreck in the Eastsound area. The driver of the single vehicle was examined by medical personal and released, though subsequently arrested for driving under the influence.

• A San Juan deputy performed a welfare check.