Charge canines, lit litter, vulgar verbiage | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

August 10

• A deputy on Orcas arrested the driver of a vehicle for trespassing on private property and arrested him for driving with a suspended license and giving false information to a peace officer.

• An anonymous person delivered a small white pouch containing an unknown substance to the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office. Not knowing who the unidentified substance belonged to, it was placed in the property room for destruction.

• San Juan deputies responded to a citizen dispute and learned that the suspect had made a death threat. The individual was arrested for stalking and imprisoned without incident. A probable cause statement has been completed.

• A deputy responded to a local business about a found purse. With no ID in the purse, it was booked into the properties room of the Orcas substation.

• An Orcas deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for outdated registration. The driver was found to be driving with a suspended driver’s license and was subsequently cited.

• San Juan deputies responded to a request for a welfare check at Friday Harbor. The person was found to be in good health and received support from family members.

• A deputy from San Juan responded to a report from a runaway minor. The deputy located the minor; notified the parents; and advised the minor on his behavior and ways to deal with difficulties.

August 11

• In San Juan, a deputy responded to a reported sexual infraction. The incident was investigated and probable cause was determined. A male subject was arrested for indecent exposure.

• A deputy responded to an intrusion report. Two people will be issued a trespassing warning letter for all Port of Friday Harbor properties.

• An Orcas assistant investigated the vandalism of several parcel lockers inside the post office.

• A San Juan deputy investigated a report of theft from a local business and recovered the items. Subject was arrested for theft.

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a mail theft call near Doe Bay. There are no suspects at this time.

• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of an assault near Egg Lake Road and probable cause was developed to charge the suspect with a felony. The suspect, however, had fled the area and could not be located.

• A deputy of Lopez carried out a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle. The driver received an expired registration ticket and a speeding warning.

August 12

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a report of someone trying to gain access to a tent. After investigation, it was determined that the culprit was likely a raccoon.

• A deputy has been dispatched to a possible missing person in San Juan. The deputy contacted the person reporting the incident and the missing person was located.

• A deputy responded to a call for theft of property in Eastsound. The owner was unsure when the items may have been removed from their yard and there are no suspects at this time.

• San Juan deputies responded to a trespassing report involving two people camping on private property and told them to leave. A person received a citation for throwing away lit cigarette ash – potentially hazardous waste.

• An Orcas deputy responded to an allegation of a subject exposing himself. After investigation, it was determined that no crime had been committed.

• A Friday Harbor MP responded to a third-party report of verbal threats from strangers walking past the residences of two other people in the past two days. The words, suspect and other people involved are unknown at this time.

• An Orcas assistant responded to a call for an off-leash animal. The caller alleged that she was nearly trampled by a “rush of loose horses”. The owners of the animals have been contacted and the animals have been safely herded.

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a report of a man shouting obscenities at the Orcas ferry terminal. The suspect was remanded to the San Juan County Adult Probation Department for violation of bail conditions.

August 13

• San Juan’s deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for going 45 mph in a posted 25 mph speed zone. The driver received a speeding citation and was warned for failing to update his address.

• A Lopez resident reported damage to two vehicles parked on his property. The case is under investigation.

• San Juan deputies responded to an incident of domestic violence. The parties were separated upon arrival. After an investigation, a person was taken into custody for first-degree domestic violence burglary and fourth-degree domestic assault.

• A Lopez deputy was called when a vehicle swerved into the road. The driver was located and claimed to have driven around bikers.

• San Juan deputies responded to a single vehicle accident. The driver ran off the road and was uninjured and there were no passengers. The driver admitted to drinking alcohol and was arrested for impaired driving.

August 14

• A deputy was sent to report an unconscious person on San Juan. The deputy arrived after San Juan EMS responded. The person only slept next to the road.

• A Lopez deputy performed a traffic stop on a speeding driver on Fisherman Bay Road. The driver received an expired registration ticket and a speeding warning.

• A deputy from San Juan responded to a threatening report. One subject used vulgar language towards another. The reporting party has been informed of the laws regarding harassment in relation to freedom of expression.

• A deputy responded to a walk-in report of found property. The owner of the property could not be located and was entered into the property room as per policy.

• A resident of Lopez called a driver suspected of impaired driving. A deputy located the vehicle involved and determined that the driver was not intoxicated; however, the driver admitted looking at his phone in an attempt to locate a cellular signal.

• A San Juan deputy pulled over the driver of a vehicle for speeding in the Lakedale area of ​​Roche Harbor Road. The driver received a speeding citation – 70 mph in a 45 mph zone.

August 15th

• A deputy Lopez issued an intrusion letter at the request of a landlord.

• A resident of Lopez complained of speeding on the road in front of his residence. The radar trailer has been placed in the area.

• A deputy responded to a trespassing incident report that occurred on August 6th. The reporting party wanted the person involved out of their property and signed a letter of trespass. The person concerned was not on the island and will be served on his return.

• A deputy was dispatched to a wildlife problem in the Friday Harbor area. A dog had attacked and injured another dog, requiring veterinary attention. Probable probable cause of a public nuisance.

• A deputy from San Juan responded to a theft report. The incident was investigated and found to be a civil issue.

• A deputy responded to a report of a cell phone found in a roadway in San Juan.

• A deputy from San Juan responded to a medical complaint from an individual in police custody. The individual was assessed by EMS and an assistant took the person to hospital. The hospital cleared the person who was then sent back to prison.

August 16

• An Orcas resident reported a fraudulent credit card opened in his name.

• A person from the Lopez Chamber of Commerce found a cell phone on the side of the road and turned it over to the sheriff’s office. A deputy contacted the owner, who had lost his phone while visiting the islands. The cell phone was mailed to the owner, who lives in Seattle.

• A deputy from San Juan responded to a report of disorderly conduct. An individual was arrested and imprisoned for indecent assault.

• A deputy and EMS on San Juan responded to an animal bite. The victim was bitten while separating two dogs that were in an altercation. The victim was seen by EMS and then went to the hospital for treatment. The owner of the other dog was cooperative and received a warning letter.

August 17

• Deputy Lopez responded to noise complaint.

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