Harassing ex-husband, victim of a Volvo and stolen plate swap | San Juan County sheriff’s log

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

Aug. 23

• A deputy spoke with a Decatur Island resident regarding a dispute with a neighbor. No law enforcement action was required.

• A Lopez woman reported that a male made her uncomfortable when he repeatedly came to her workplace and made unwanted advancements towards her. The male was contacted and agreed to cease the harassment.

• A Lopez Icouple reported a telephone scam. The caller said their grandson was in jail and they needed to post his bail. No money was sent and their grandson was found at his job site.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a juvenile runaway.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a citizen dispute. The deputy contacted both parties.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a report of burglary. The house was checked and no intruder was found inside.

Aug. 24

• A Lopez deputy located a wanted person at a boat ramp, who had two local warrants. The subject was taken into custody.

• A wanted person was seen in Friday Harbor. The subject was arrested and booked into jail, pending a court hearing.

• A Friday Harbor truck driver was passing the library when an older blue Volvo station wagon pulled out, striking his wheel and damaging the bearings. The Volvo driver did not stop and headed north on Beaverton Valley Road. The truck driver got a partial license plate number.

• Deputies responded, with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officers, to a boating accident with injuries near Spencer Spit State Park on Lopez. A victim was flown to the mainland for treatment and a boating accident report was taken.

• A detective received a phone call from a female who wished to report an unwanted advance she received from a male subject at the San Juan Hostel.

• An Orcas deputy issued a verbal warning to a driver from British Columbia, Canada for failing to stop at the stop sign. It was later discovered that the car’s license plates had been stolen and replaced with stolen plates from another vehicle.

Aug. 25

• An Orcas Island deputy responded to a one-car collision on Obstruction Pass Road and found that the motorist was driving under the influence. The driver was arrested for DUI.

Aug. 26

• A Friday Harbor deputy received a report of an order violation. The deputy was unable to prove that the violation took place. This case is under investigation.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of an unwanted person at a hotel. Deputies removed the person from the premises.

• An Orcas Island deputy cited a vessel moored at a county dock after dark.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a juvenile runaway.

Aug. 27

• A Friday Harbor citizen reported receiving harassing texts from her ex-husband. She stated he had moved wanted nothing to do with their daughter, but was now sending texts about taking the daughter. The victim wanted it reported, pending an anti-harassment order.

• Deputies recognized a subject in Eastsound, who was believed to have a felony warrant out of Mount Vernon. The male was contacted and confirmed to be the subject. He was arrested, transported and booked into jail in Friday Harbor.

• A Lopez deputy issued citations for vehicles left unattended in the ferry line.

• A deputy issued a driver a citation for failing to yield the right of way when entering Eastsound.

• A deputy was contacted about a suspicious circumstance. It was reported that someone has been entering the reporting party’s home while they are gone during the week. The case is under investigation.

• An Orcas deputy issued a driver on Olga Road a citation for speeding, not having insurance and having an expired registration.

Aug. 28

• A Friday Harbor resident reported a theft of their bike sometime the night before. There are no suspects at this time.

• A deputy responded to an office in Friday Harbor regarding the smell of chemicals.

• An Orcas Island deputy stopped a vehicle on Mount Baker Road and issued the driver a citation for speeding and a verbal warning for no proof of insurance and expired registration.

• A Lopez Island resident reported hearing rapid fire gunshots in the vicinity of the Lopez Hill Preserve. The shooter was located and was safely target shooting on private property.

•A Lopez Island man was arrested for driving under the influence after crashing into the ditch on Ferry Road. The driver was alone and suffered minor injuries.

• A deputy took a subject into custody for violating an order in Friday Harbor.

Aug. 29

• An Orcas Island deputy issued a citation to a driver for having a suspended license and a warning for having defective tail lights.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor received a report of a theft of a bicycle.

• A deputy responded to a Lopez residence where two former friends had a dispute over a vehicle that was moved without permission.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a traffic hazard complaint on Center Road where a trailer carrying a boat lost a wheel on a blind curve. The trailer owner made repairs, but was issued a ticket for faulty equipment.

• Deputies responded to a residence in Friday Harbor reference a possible domestic violence dispute.

• A Lopez man was notified by another property owner that items belonging to him were found hidden in a house being prepared for sale. The man originally reported the items stolen in a burglary in 2013.

• An Idaho couple reported that their car was damaged in a Lopez parking lot. They provided possible suspect information. That subject was contacted and interviewed.