Billfold on ballot box, bicycle burgle and minor with marijuana | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

  • Mon Aug 28th, 2017 7:44am
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The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls:

Aug. 9

• A Lopez deputy issued a motorist a speeding ticket on Ferry Road.

• A wallet found sitting on top of the ballot box in front of the San Juan County Courthouse was turned in to the sheriff’s office.

• Lopez deputies responded about domestic disturbance. Parties had separated prior to the deputy’s arrival.

Aug. 10

• A Lopez deputy took a report of an ongoing domestic disturbance on an outer island. No immediate criminal activity was reported and the victim was referred to county services.

• A Lopez deputy ticketed a motorist for failing to wear his seat belt on Fisherman Bay Road.

Aug. 11

• The Edmonds Police Department took a “phone threats” report from one of their citizens. The reporting person had fired the alleged suspect from a job on the mainland. The suspect called the reporting party while he was working a job in Friday Harbor, and threatened him.

• A Lopez deputy ticketed a driver for speeding on Fisherman Bay.

• Lopez deputies were dispatched to a traffic hazard on Fisherman Bay Road. Deputies discovered a two-vehicle accident. Both vehicles were unoccupied at the time the deputy arrived, but the owners were later located. A report was taken.

• A deputy responded to a reported hit-and-run in Eastsound. The reporting party indicated someone had swiped their vehicle in a parking lot and had not left information. The case is being investigated.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a theft of a bicycle in Eastsound. The deputy was unable to locate it. A report was taken and the investigation is ongoing.

• An Orcas deputy conducted a traffic stop. An investigation revealed that there was probable cause to believe the 19-year-old driver had been consuming marijuana before driving. The minor was arrested, processed and released with a promise to appear in court.

Aug. 12

• A Lopez deputy issued a driver a speeding ticket on Mud Bay Road.

• A Lopez deputy received a call regarding a rental scam. The investigation is ongoing.

• An Orcas deputy took a missing person case. That person was located.

• A wallet was turned in by a local Eastsound business. The property was secured at the Orcas Island substation. An effort will be made to contact the owner.

• A deputy was dispatched to the Friday Harbor area on an order violation. The caller claimed that a roommate was harassing her in violation of an order.

• An Orcas deputy conducted a traffic stop on Crow Valley Road. The driver was issued a citation for a stop sign violation and released.

• A San Juan deputy was dispatched to a welfare check. The subject was contacted and taken into protective custody.

• A deputy issued a motorist a speeding ticket on Fisherman Bay Road on Lopez.

• A deputy conducted a traffic stop in Eastsound. An investigation revealed probable cause that the driver was impaired. The suspect was arrested, processed and released with a promise to appear in court. Her vehicle was impounded.

Aug. 13

• A deputy was dispatched to a domestic incident on San Juan Island. One subject was taken into custody and booked as a minor possessing or consuming alcohol.

• A deputy received a call from dispatch and responded to a one-car collision on Main Street in Eastsound. The deputy found the collision was with a house on private property.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a vehicle prowl, where some small items were allegedly stolen. There are no suspects at this time.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of malicious mischief. It was reported that a vehicle tire was cut. The deputy located another cut tire in the area. There are no suspects at this time.

• A San Juan deputy was dispatched in reference to a domestic situation in Friday Harbor. A witness stepped forward and one subject was arrested for assault in the fourth degree. The subject was booked into custody.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a delayed assault report in Eastsound. The deputy found that the person was threatened and not assaulted by the suspect earlier in the day.

Aug. 14

• An Orcas deputy responded to a one-car vehicle rollover collision on Crow Valley Road. It was determined that the driver tried to avoid a deer that ran across the road, causing the vehicle to go off the road and rollover. The passenger was treated for minor injuries.

• An Orcas deputy stopped a motorist on Crow Valley Road for a stop sign violation. The driver was issued a citation for having expired vehicle registration and given a verbal warning for failing to stop at a stop sign.

• A San Juan deputy was dispatched to an unwanted person call. A homeowner woke and found someone, he did not know, in his residence. The deputy transported the subject to the hospital for observation.

Aug. 15

• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of drugs found inside a residence in Eastsound. It was determined that four juveniles had been partying inside the residence.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a vehicle crashing into an Eastsound business. After an investigation, it was determined that there were no injuries but extensive damage occurred to the store front.

• A deputy responded to an Eastsound residence regarding two dogs at large. A dog at large letter and San Juan County animal brochure were given to the owners.

• A deputy returned a call to an Eastsound resident about a possible IRS fraud scam letter and phone call. He requested a deputy document the incident.

• An Orcas citizen reported reckless driving by a motorcycle driver passing vehicles at a high speed. The deputies know the suspect.

• An Eastern Washington woman reported receiving harassing calls that originated from a Lopez Island resident.

• A motorcyclist was stopped for speeding 50 mph in a posted 35 mph zone. The rider did not have a two wheel endorsement. The rider was cited for both violations.