The San Juan County Sheriff’s Department responded to the following calls.
A lawmaker collected suspected methamphetamine from a citizen who found it cleaning an abandoned house for orcas. The alleged methamphetamine was booked as evidence for destruction.
A deputy from Orcas took a courtesy report about the accidental disposal of an antique chandelier.
An Orcas deputy responded to a hit-and-run involving a mailbox outside an Eastsound store.
San Juan lawmakers responded to a domestic incident on a boat. Attempts to locate the boat were unsuccessful. Neighboring authorities were notified and sent a photo of the boat.
• A San Juan legislator responded to a report by an aid agency.
• A deputy for Lopez investigated the property damage caused by a vehicle going off the road. There are currently no suspects.
• Again, a San Juan congressman responded to agency support. The deputy’s report was sent to the detective’s office for follow-up.
• A deputy for Lopez responded to a possible trespassing incident.
• On Lopez, a lawmaker received a second-hand complaint regarding shore access for kayakers through private property. Any available documentation does not support the kayakers’ complaint.
• Orca deputies received a missing person report. After a joint search operation involving San Juan Sheriffs, Orcas Fire and Rescue, a US Coast Guard helicopter crew and volunteer citizen searchers, the person was found unharmed.
• A San Juan congressman stopped the driver of a vehicle for having expired more than two months and having defective taillights. The driver received summonses for expired registration, defective taillights and no driving license as well as several warnings.
• A San Juan lawmaker responded to a fraud report. The victim made a statement and the incident was documented upon request.
• A Lopez representative responded to a call from a person who discovered either an old street torch or an old stick of dynamite on a recently acquired lot. The deputy contacted a member of the Washington State Patrol bomb squad, which plans to send bomb technicians to the island.
• Deputy and orca fire and rescue personnel responded to an individual with a health crisis on Sucia Island.
• A female orca reported the loss of her purse and wallet.
• A Lopez resident called about a boat that was moored to the wrong buoy. The owner was found and the boat moved.
• A congressman responded to a report of a person yelling at and scaring people in Friday Harbor. The person was located and asked to provide a breath sample according to their court-ordered conditions, but the person refused.
• An orca deputy conducted a traffic stop and issued the driver a subpoena for speeding 42 mph in a 25 mph zone.
3rd of July
• An Orcas MP returned a county parking violation to the owner of a boat illegally moored at the Eastsound dock ledge.
• A dog found without a collar was handed over to a Lopez representative. An attempt should be made to locate the owner.
• Orca MPs responded to a report of an incident domestically. The incident was determined to be a behavioral and parenting issue and the parent was referred to a counseling service.
• A Canadian resident of orcas discovered that her account had been credited. As she lives in Canada and her bank is there, she was advised to report the incident to her local law enforcement agency.
• An orca deputy conducted a traffic stop and issued the driver a subpoena for speeding 40 mph in a 25 mph zone. The driver was also charged with driving with a suspended third-degree license.
• An MP responded to a report of harassment. Someone made several fake contest flyers with the victim’s phone number on them and put them up in Friday Harbor. The victim received many unwanted calls. The flyers have been located and removed. An investigation is underway.
• Deputy were dispatched to a trespassing incident at an Eastsound store and removed the individual from the property.
• Lopez deputies responded to a disorderly conduct call that resulted in a physical altercation at a local bar. Upon arrival, both parties involved had left the scene of the crime. According to witnesses, a woman slapped a man in the face who was constantly flirting with her and her friend.
• A deputy was dispatched to a domestic incident in Friday Harbor. The deputy came and contacted the people involved and was told that the incident was only verbal at the time, with no evidence of any crimes committed.
• A San Juan congressman responded to a screaming person’s report. The deputy observed the person, who was ordered not to possess or consume alcohol under a court-ordered release, with an open alcohol container and issued a subpoena.
• A congressman responded to a report of a man yelling at people in Friday Harbor. The person was located and asked to provide a breath sample under conditions ordered by the court, but she declined.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for failing to turn right off a roundabout and was driving at 42 mph in a posted 25-mile speed zone. The driver was issued a speeding notice.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a reported order violation. After discussions with both parties, it was determined that a court order had been violated. The deputy sent a report to the prosecutor’s office for review.
• MPs responded to agency support in Roche Harbor. The US Coast Guard arrested a boatman for operating a boat while under the influence of alcohol (BUI). The individual was taken into custody by deputies and taken to the San Juan County Jail without incident.
• A San Juan lawmaker stopped the driver of a vehicle and issued him with a speeding subpoena of 60 mph in a designated 45 mph speed zone.
• A congressman responded to a report of a man calling people vulgar names in Friday Harbor. The person was located and asked to provide a breath sample under their terms ordered by the court, but the person refused.
• A San Juan lawmaker responded to a report of a violation of a court order. The victim reported that the contact took the form of aggressive behavior and a verbal insult. A statement of probable cause was submitted to prosecutors for indictment.
• A deputy was dispatched to a BUI in the waters off San Juan. Another agency had contacted and made the first arrest. The boater was transported to the sheriff’s office, treated for drunk boating, and released on a subpoena for BUI.
• A San Juan state lawmaker responded to a report of disorderly conduct that included a person urinating in the bushes near a venue. The port owns the property and wanted to enter the urinal from all port properties. The person signed the letter but yelled about it a lot.
• A deputy was dispatched to a burglary call in the Eastsound area. Cash was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the owner’s driveway, and other items were stolen from a nearby trailer. The investigations are ongoing.
• A proxy received a report of property found in Friday Harbor and entered it in the property room according to policy.
• MPs reacted at Roche Harbor Airport after a seaplane landed without deploying the landing gear. No one was injured and the plane was raised to allow the landing gear to come down. The pilot rolled off the runway. FAA and NTSB were contacted.
• Lopez lawmakers responded to a report of a domestic incident that was ruled non-criminal.
• A deputy for Lopez responded to a report of vandalism.
• A San Juan state lawman stopped the driver of a vehicle for speeding and issued him with a subpoena for lack of insurance and a speeding warning.
• A deputy on Lopez responded to a vehicle collision. The parties exchanged information and the incident was documented for insurance purposes.
• A wanted person turned himself in at the Orcas substation. They posted their bail and were given a new court date.
• A black Audi SUV tried to cut in front of other vehicles on the ferry route. The driver was feuding with the ferry staff but eventually left after learning law enforcement had been called.
• An MP returned subpoenas against the owners of three vessels for not having the required berth permits to dock at the circular docks in the Port of Roche.