Home Island Cash Shower Finder; Obstructionist Orc | sheriff’s log

Shower Finder; Obstructionist Orc | sheriff’s log


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

April 13

• A deputy from San Juan took a report of a housing rental scam. Although the victim provided personal information, there was no monetary loss. At the time of the report, no exploitable suspects were available.

• A deputy took a report of a stolen package on Cormorant Bay Road on Orcas.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a plane being shot down on the 200 block of Lovers Lane.

• A deputy from San Juan took a report of a possible prowling vehicle. Later, the person reporting the hunt located the missing object.

• A deputy from San Juan responded to a report of a collision between two cars. There were no injuries, but both vehicles were damaged and one driver received a citation for misuse of the lane.

• An Orcas deputy was dispatched for a weapons infraction call.

April 14

• After an individual was found wandering a campsite on Lopez looking for a shower, a deputy was called. Since the campground had no vacant showers, the deputy directed the bather in need to try the public showers in the village or at an area resort.

• An Orcas Deputy investigated a report of harassment, indecent assault, interference with a service animal, and obstruction to a law enforcement officer. The suspect was located and arrested without incident.

• A deputy on Orcas took a report of an order violation that occurred a week before the report.

• A man was arrested by Orcas MPs for illegally camping on private property on Shaw Island. He was also in possession of stolen property, which was seized.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a domestic dispute and discovered that no crime had been committed. The other party to the dispute left the residence on their own, which solved the problem.

• An assistant on Orcas responded to a fraud complaint. The complainant said he received more than 20 phone calls from someone posing as a cell phone service provider. He recognized the calls as fraudulent and hung up immediately, without suffering any loss.

• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a minor who was unconscious due to alcohol consumption. The minor was taken to hospital for treatment and his guardian was notified.

April 15

• A deputy on Orcas responded to an accident without injury on Orcas Road. The vehicle was safely off the roadway and the driver had arranged to have the vehicle towed. The deputy offered the driver a courtesy ride home.

• A San Juan deputy responded to a delayed report of an April 11 theft. The complainant reported that FedEx delivered a package to his porch while he was away and when he returned the package was not there. There is no video surveillance and no suspects or actionable leads at this time.

• A visitor to San Juan handed over a found credit card. The owner has been located and the card has been returned.

• A deputy Lopez was called in on a gunshot complaint. Once at the scene, the deputy heard no more gunshots and was unable to locate the source of the noise.

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a citizen protest. No crime had been committed and the parties were separated for the night.

April 16

• A citizen Orcas returned a small wallet she had found on a path. Unable to locate the owner who lives on the mainland, the deputy booked the wallet into the property room of the island’s substation.

• A Lopez resident reported a vehicle in a ditch following an overnight incident.

• A deputy from San Juan responded to a report of vandalism. A resident had erected a free library in his yard and an unidentified neighbor vandalized the stand and left two notes asking the owner to remove the stand.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a crate found on Marilee Lane which was later determined to be the same one stolen in a Rosario Resort & Spa burglary. The investigation is ongoing.

April 17

• A deputy responded to a docking issue at the Roche Harbor County wharf. The deputy issued five parking tickets to the vessels for not having their parking permit sticker.

• An Orcas deputy was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident call with no injuries.

• A deputy was dispatched with Orcas Fire & Rescue for an animal bite call.

• A deputy on Orcas carried out a traffic stop and issued the driver a speeding ticket for going 50 mph in a 35 mph zone.

• A driver traveling at 43 mph in a 25 mph zone was stopped by a deputy on Orcas and issued a speeding ticket.

• Orcas MPs responded to a report of someone illegally occupying a residence. The person had left upon arrival and abandoned property was documented and recovered.

• A Lopez’s deputy responded to a welfare check call when a person failed to return home for dinner with their spouse. The deputy located the individual, who was napping in his car after a long afternoon of gardening in the sun.

April 18

• A San Juan deputy took a report of a lost Sony camera near Lime Kiln State Park. Deputy entered camera information as lost item

• An off-leash chihuahua ran across the road in front of a Lopez deputy. Subsequently, the owner was located, the dog was returned, and the owner received a warning for letting his dog run loose.

April 19

• A San Juan deputy took a report of a vehicle not stopping for a school bus while its lights were on. After reviewing the evidence and speaking with the driver, the driver received a citation for passing a stopped school bus.

• A deputy of Lopez carried out a roadside check and issued the driver a warning for driving with the wheels off the road.

• San Juan deputies performed a wellness check on the children at their mother’s request after their other parent failed to bring them home on the agreed date. Contact was established with the children, and they seemed to be doing well.

• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle and issued a citation for speeding 54 mph in a posted 35 mph zone.

• A deputy responded to a harassment report on San Juan. No crime was committed, but the incident was documented.