Card fraud; dock disturbance; custody challenge | San Juan County Sheriff”s Log

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

Sept. 12

• A deputy was dispatched to a downed aircraft at a runway on San Juan. The pilot sustained minor injuries and the aircraft had major damage.

• Deputies on San Juan responded to a domestic disturbance. When they learned the incident was only a verbal argument.

• San Juan units responded to a complaint of suspicious activity at Sunken Park. Several transients who had been warned several times about causing problems locally were removed from the park.

• A deputy responded to a Lopez residence for a criminal trespassing complaint. No one was located and there was no obvious evidence of a crime.

Sept. 13

• A Lopez deputy spoke with a Decatur Island resident who made a credit card fraud complaint. He stated that a person known to him stole money by making several online money transactions without his permission.

• A motorist was stopped and ticketed for speeding on the 1400 block of Fisherman Bay Road on Lopez.

Sept. 14

• An ongoing trespass issue at a Lopez property resulted in a visit and a report filed by the responding deputy.

• A deputy filed a report about a civil dispute in Friday Harbor.

• An Orcas deputy was dispatched to a custodial interference call. The report stated that the ex-spouse was refusing to turn over custody of the caller’s common children, which violated the court-ordered parenting plan.

• A deputy spoke with a Lopez resident who found a canoe on his beach. The canoe’s owner was contacted and arrangements made to retrieve his lost canoe.

• A deputy was dispatched to a vehicle collision that resulted in injury in Friday Harbor. The driver was later cited for driving under the influence, driving with a suspended or revoked license in the third degree and for not having insurance.

• San Juan deputies were advised of a juvenile runaway. The parent was contacted, a pickup order was completed and other local agencies were advised to be on the lookout.

• Deputies disposed of a zip lock plastic bag containing a syringe and drug paraphernalia that was found by a resident walking near Port Stanley Road on Lopez.

Sept. 15

• A Seattle woman reported her adult daughter missing to Lopez deputies when the daughter did not show up for their return trip home. A deputy located the daughter a short time later, safe and sound.

Sept. 16

• When Lopez Island Fire and EMS responded to a vehicle crash at Center and School roads, they found only some debris remaining. The driver and vehicle had left the scene.

• A driver was issued a citation on San Juan after deputies stopped the vehicle for passing a bicyclist in a no-passing zone on Bailer Hill Road.

• A deputy on Orcas arrested a person with an outstanding warrant. The subject posted bail and was released with a promise to appear in court.

• When a deputy responded to a call about a domestic disturbance on San Juan, one of the persons had already left.

• A deputy on Orcas cited a driver for traveling 57 mph in a 35 mph zone.

Sept. 17

• A San Juan deputy took a walk-in report of found property. Since the owner of the property was unable to be located, the property was turned over to the evidence room as found property.

• A report was made of a theft on Orcas.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor was dispatched to a report of a juvenile problem.

• A call was made for a welfare check on a Lopez resident. The person was found in good condition with no immediate care needs.

• On Orcas, a deputy responded to a report of a domestic dispute at the ferry landing. Investigation revealed the dispute was verbal only and no threats were made. The parties decided to separate and there were no further issues.

• A deputy was dispatched to a report of a non-injury collision on San Juan hat turned out to be a driver that failed to obey a flagger.

• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a threatening phone call. The deputy made contact with the caller, who resides in British Columbia, and gathered information for a report.

• A San Juan deputy took a report of an order violation.

• A deputy was dispatched to a domestic incident in the Friday Harbor area. The caller was contacted, a report taken and the investigation continues.