The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.
A Lopez deputy responded to a suspicious call. The matter is under investigation.
A deputy on Orcas towed a vehicle that had been parked more than 72 hours in violation of posted parking restrictions.
A deputy, along with Orcas Fire and Rescue personnel, responded to a downed aircraft. The passenger was airlifted for further evaluation and treatment. The deputy informed the National Transportation Safety Board and completed a report.
San Juan deputies stopped a motorist in Friday Harbor for not wearing a safety belt. The driver was issued a citation for not having insurance or a valid license with identification. Additional warnings were also given and the incident was documented.
Deputies on Orcas responded to a report of a person in crisis. The person was taken into custody and delivered to a medical facility for further evaluation and treatment.
A deputy on Orcas responded to a call about a theft.
A San Juan deputy responded to a request to trespass a person. The trespass letter was issued to the involved party and the trespass laws were explained to them.
An Orcas deputy responded to a parking problem at the county dock at Obstruction Pass and tagged a vehicle for removal.
A deputy took a report of a cold burglary on San Juan. An unknown person appeared to have stayed in a locked residence. No damage occurred but small items were missing. No suspect information exists at the present time.
A San Juan deputy responded to a report of vandalism on Land Bank property. A large rock had significant graffiti damage and lettering gouged into it. The damage was photographed and the incident was documented.
San Juan deputies, San Juan Fire, and San Juan EMS were dispatched to a reported downed aircraft at Friday Harbor Airport. The pilot and his K9 were alright. The Federal Aviation Administration was contacted and the incident was documented.
A San Juan deputy observed an individual driving a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. The individual was issued a citation for DWLS, 2nd degree.
An Orcas deputy responded to a local establishment about a DUI. A female was contacted in her vehicle. An investigation was conducted, and the female was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence.
A deputy and Lopez EMS responded when a Lopez individual was experiencing symptoms of an overdose. The individual was treated by EMS and airlifted to a hospital.
A deputy was dispatched to a report of a theft in the Friday Harbor area. An item had been stolen from a local business. The person who took the item was located and arrested for theft, 3rd degree, and was issued a citation and released.
An Orcas deputy was dispatched to a vandalism call. An unknown individual spray-painted and destroyed signs for a local business. The cost of the sign’s replacement makes the crime felonious in nature. An investigation is ongoing.
A deputy investigated an incident that occurred in front of a local business on Orcas. A suspect was arrested for malicious mischief and booked into jail in Friday Harbor.
On Lopez, deputies assisted a swimmer in Fisherman Bay. The person was picked up by an agency boat and transported to shore.
An Orcas deputy was dispatched to a non-injury motor vehicle collision in the parking lot of a local business. The individuals exchanged information and a report was taken.
A San Juan deputy took a report of a traffic offense. A person reported an incident of road rage that ended in a non-reportable collision. The other driver left the scene after photographing the reporting party’s license plate. They were not identified, but a photograph was obtained.
A Lopez deputy responded to a non-injury-accident call in which a driver collided with a stationary post on private property.
A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for speeding and issued the driver a citation for operating a motor vehicle without insurance.
An Orcas deputy responded to a vandalism call. An unknown suspect shot a victim’s home window with a pellet/bb gun causing minor damage. There were no suspect leads to investigate further.
San Juan deputies responded to the Sheriff’s Station for found property. The property owner was contacted, and the property was returned.
A deputy on Orcas responded to a report of a road rage incident. The suspect vehicle was located. The driver was arrested for reckless driving, driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor and/or drugs, and obstructing a law enforcement officer.
San Juan deputies served an arrest warrant on an individual without incident. The subject was transported and booked into the San Juan County Jail.
A Lopez deputy responded to a dog bite without injury. The incident was documented in a report, and the health department was notified per county policy.
A visiting dog chased horses on Lopez. The dog’s owner was issued a dog-at-large citation, first offense.
A deputy was dispatched to an unwanted person in the San Juan area. The deputy made contact with the people involved. During this time a disturbance occurred resulting in one person being arrested and released on a citation for assault.
On San Juan, a phone was found and turned in to the sheriff’s office. The item was placed in the evidence room for safekeeping.
A deputy on San Juan was dispatched to a person who wanted to turn themselves in for warrants. The person was booked into the jail.
An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a hit-and-run collision. There is no suspect information as the owner was off the island for some time; the incident was documented.
A Lopez resident reported the theft of a license tab, likely from their mailbox. The tab was entered into the stolen property database.
A deputy on San Juan was dispatched to a report of a hit-and-run.
A deputy was contacted about an animal problem in the San Juan area. Someone was reporting an issue with neighbors coming onto their property. The people involved were contacted.
An Orcas deputy responded to a report of two dogs at large. One dog owner was previously warned and was issued a citation, the second was issued a dog-at-large warning letter.
On Orcas, a deputy responded to a report of an assault and arrested a person and booked them for assault in the fourth degree.
A deputy observed someone with a suspended driver’s license driving a vehicle in Friday Harbor. The deputy’s report was sent to the prosecutor’s office for a charging decision.
A deputy on San Juan stopped the driver of a vehicle for speeding and issued them citations for speeding, 45 mph in a 25 mph zone, and for an expired registration of more than two months.