The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a trespassing that occurred the previous night. It was reported that a white male wearing a hooded sweatshirt, with glasses and facial hair, walked under the deck and briefly looked in a window. The identity of the person is unknown at this time.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle and issued them citations for passing in a no-passing zone and for not having a driver’s license on their person.
• A deputy responded to a report of mail theft on Orcas.
• An Orcas deputy was dispatched to a report of a theft. Further investigation determined the incident to be a civil matter involving marital property.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a custodial interference call. One parent took their child from the other parent and fled out of the state. The matter is under investigation.
• A deputy on San Juan responded to a harassment call. The reporting party did not want to pursue criminal action, and the suspect was issued a trespass notice.
• An Orcas man was trespassed from a local business.
• A deputy on San Juan responded to a report of financial fraud. This case is pending investigation due to lack of evidence.
• An Orcas deputy impounded an abandoned vehicle parked on North Beach Road for over one month.
• An Orcas deputy responded to a citizen dispute on Main Street. One party was detained after being found in possession of ammunition, handcuffs, pepper spray, and a knife. An investigation was conducted, and it was determined no crime had been committed.
• On Lopez, a resident reported fraud related to their banking institution.
• A Lopez deputy responded to a 911 hang-up. There was no emergency related to the call.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a hit-and-run collision. Currently, there are no suspects or workable leads.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a walk-in report of a theft of two life rings from a ferry. There are currently no active leads and the incident was documented.
• A deputy on San Juan took a report of found property. Since the owner was not known, the property was booked into evidence.
• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a domestic dispute. An investigation was conducted, and it was determined no crime had been committed.
• A Lopez resident reported suspicious activity near her home.
• A San Juan deputy observed a person driving with a suspended driver’s license. The vehicle was unable to be located and the deputy’s report was sent to the prosecutor’s office for a charging decision.
• On Orcas, a deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle and issued them a citation for speeding, 57 mph in a 35 mph zone.
• A deputy on Orcas conducted a traffic stop and cited the driver for speeding – 41 mph in a 25 mph zone, for not having proof of insurance, and for failing to register the vehicle in Washington state. The driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license and obstructing a law enforcement officer.
• A deputy on San Juan received a report of possible fraud via telephone. The suspect is unknown and there are no leads at this time.
• Deputies from San Juan responded to a report of a possible trespass. Three people were found to be on private property and two left upon the arrival of the deputies. One individual was found to be in violation of a court order and a report was forwarded to the prosecuting attorney’s office.
• A deputy on San Juan received a report of vandalism. Once investigated the deputy determined that a domestic violence assault had taken place and one person was arrested and booked into the San Juan County Jail.
• Deputies on Orcas responded to a domestic dispute. One person was arrested for domestic violence assault-fourth degree.
• A deputy was dispatched to a report of a domestic incident in Friday Harbor. The deputy arrived and contacted the people involved. Statements were taken, and it was determined no crime had been committed.
• A deputy was dispatched to a single-vehicle traffic accident on San Juan. The incident had occurred the night before, and the deputy located a single vehicle off the roadway that was heavily damaged.
• On San Juan, a deputy was dispatched to a single-vehicle traffic accident. The driver of the vehicle lost control, left the roadway, and rolled down into the valley. The driver was removed from the scene for medical treatment.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to a report of well-tampering on Blakely Island. The complainant reported someone tampered with well-testing equipment, resulting in several hundred dollars in additional costs incurred by the Blakely Maintenance Commission.
• On San Juan, a deputy responded to a citizen assist call. The Port Townsend caller reported that an unknown person called her claiming to be from the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office and said she needed to appear in court. The caller did not give out any information nor was paid any money. There is currently no suspect information.
• A deputy responded to a report of disorderly conduct in Friday Harbor at the Front Street ferry ramp. Ferry personnel reported a man boarded the ferry on foot and then walked off before the ferry departed. No crime was reported, and there is no information on the man, who was not located.
• On San Juan, a deputy responded to a report of an attempted fraud via a phone scam. The caller stated an unknown person called him claiming he was a lawyer, that his nephew was in an accident, and that he needed to pay $6,000 to make amends. The caller identified it as a scam and ended the call, and incurred no financial loss.
• A deputy responded to a found property call in Friday Harbor. Someone turned in a wallet belonging to a person with a Lynnwood, WA address. The owner was not able to be located and the found property was entered into the property room per policy.
• Lopez deputies were dispatched to a report of a person in crisis; the person was deemed not to be a threat to themselves or others and advised of available resources.
• A deputy on San Juan was contacted about found property on a ferry. The property was brought to the Sheriff’s Office and entered into evidence per protocol.
• A Lopez deputy was dispatched to a fraud call.
• A citizen came to the Orcas Island substation and reported a public nuisance dog complaint. Dogs were said to be chasing the reporting party’s sheep and requested the owners of the dogs be contacted and advised of the situation.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for traveling 64 mph in a posted 45 mph speed zone and issued them a citation for speeding.