The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.
• Deputies responded to a report of a domestic incident in Friday Harbor. After gathering information from the parties involved, one person was arrested for Assault 4th Degree-Domestic Violence. The arrested person was taken into custody, transported to the jail and booked into jail without incident.
• A deputy on San Juan Island took a report of possible financial exploitation. A large sum of money was sent to an unknown person in another state. This case is currently being investigated.
• A deputy on Lopez Island was dispatched to an agency assist withCompass Health. Additional deputies assisted in transporting a patient for a mental health evaluation.
• An Orcas Island deputy responded to a fraud call at the Orcas Center at 917 Mt. Baker Rd. An unknown person attempted to obtain money fraudulently through emailed tax forms. No loss was incurred by the Orcas Center. A report was taken.
• An Orcas Island deputy responded to Alder St. for a citizen dispute. Upon arrival, half of the parties involved in the dispute had already left the area. An investigation was conducted, and it was determined no crime was committed. An incident report was authored.
• San Juan deputies responded to a report of a single-vehicle rollover collision. The driver was issued infractions for no valid license with ID, no insurance and driving wheels off the roadway. Multiple warnings were also given.
• A deputy responded to a traffic hazard call on San Juan Island.Upon arrival it was discovered that the call was a one-vehicle collision into a boulder that occurred sometime in the overnight hours, there was no driver on scene, and no driver was identified. A state collision report was taken.
• A Lopez Deputy responded to a hit-and-run call. A vehicle parked at the school was scraped and sustained damage. A report was generated.
• A deputy was dispatched to an aircraft accident at the Friday Harbor Airport. The aircraft had a mechanical issue during take-off. No one was injured. A report was taken.
• An Orcas deputy responded to a dispute at a residence in Eastsound. An investigation was conducted and a report was written. The incident was settled by contact.
• An Orcas Island deputy responded to a home on Sunset St. for possible vandalism. A housesitter reported an unknown person or vehicle knocked the call box to the electric gate of the residence. This occurred within the last week and there are no investigative leads.
• An Orcas Island deputy responded to an animal problem at 484 Camp Orkila Rd. A dead sea otter had been placed in the field by an unknown person. There are no investigative leads. A report was taken.
• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for registration that expired in 2018 and obstructed the license plate. The driver was issued infractions for expired registration over two months and no insurance. Multiple warnings were also given.
• A bicycle was found on a trail between Orion Lane and A Street in Eastsound. No owner information is available. The bicycle was booked into the property room at the Orcas Substation.
• An Orcas Island deputy stopped a vehicle on the 400 block of Mt. Baker Rd. for a subject driving the vehicle known to be unlicensed. The driver of the vehicle was issued an infraction for driving without a license and an open container of alcohol. The passenger was issued a criminal citation for a minor.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a mental health call. Deputies contacted an individual who was hallucinating. The deputies connected the individual to a mental health professional.
• An Orcas deputy issued a notice of infraction for abandoning a vehicle at a local towing establishment.
• San Juan deputies responded to a report of an overdose. An individual was placed in protective custody and was transported to the emergency room for treatment.
• A tire on a deputy’s patrol car was damaged when the sidewall inadvertently rubbed a curb and caused a flat. Fleet maintenance changed the tire and the vehicle was back in service without any delay in service.
• A Lopez deputy responded to an animal at large call. Two dogs escaped while their owner was preoccupied cutting wood. The dogs were located and returned.
• An Orcas Island deputy took custody of a dog chained to a tree on Alder St. The deputy was unable to locate the owner at the time of the call. The dog was taken to the Orcas Island Animal Shelter for safekeeping until the owner can be located.
• San Juan deputies responded to a report of a missing person. Deputies searched the area and were unable to locate the individual or their vehicle. The individual was entered as missing. The investigation is ongoing.
• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for driving left of center. The driver was arrested for DUI and was booked into jail. An infraction was issued for driving left of center and multiple other warnings were given.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a report of harassment by costume-wearing persons. The reporting party was determined to be having a delusional episode.
• A deputy on Lopez Island was dispatched to a report of a suspicious person. The person was found to be having a mental health crisis and was given a courtesy ride to the mainland via patrol boat to help him return to his family.
• A deputy on San Juan Island took spoke with a citizen who wanted to report something that had happened in Friday Harbor a couple of days earlier. The individual was recognized to be the reported missing person from the day prior, they said they would contact their family. A report was completed.
• A deputy on San Juan Island responded to a call from a citizen who was requesting help and to go to the hospital. The individual was voluntarily transported to the hospital for mental health help. A report was completed.
• A deputy on San Juan Island responded to a trespassing call. A local business wanted to rescind a trespass notice. The notice was voided and the incident was documented.
• A deputy on San Juan Island responded to a welfare check. The deputy spoke with the individual, and they eventually voluntarily decided that they wanted to go to the hospital for mental health help. The deputy transported the individual to the hospital for help. A report was completed.
• Lopez Island deputies assisted an individual experiencing a mental health crisis. The subject was boated to San Juan Island to be evaluated by a mental health professional.
• A deputy on Orcas took a theft of mail report that happened last week. The reporting party did not have a suspect, but a possible suspect vehicle. A report was taken and the suspect vehicle information was passed along to all deputies.
• A deputy on San Juan Island stopped an ATV on Spring Street for driving recklessly. The driver was issued an infraction for Negligent Driving in the Second Degree.
• A deputy on San Juan Island was dispatched to a report of vandalism where a truck drove through a field, drove recklessly and caused extensive damage. The case is currently ongoing.