Litter loser, back-up blunder, school-zone speeder | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

  • Sat Oct 26th, 2019 1:30am
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The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.

Oct. 9

• As a Friday Harbor deputy was helping another vehicle another driver did not slow down nor appear to see the deputy in the road. The deputy contacted the driver, smelled alcohol, conducted a field sobriety test and learned the driver’s license had been suspended.

Oct. 10

• A Lopez deputy and EMS responded to a report of an unconscious female. The investigation revealed it was a domestic violence-related incident. A male suspect was located, arrested and booked into jail for vehicular assault.

• A deputy on Orcas took a non-criminal harassment complaint.

• A deputy on San Juan responded to a report of a hit-and-run. The suspect was located and arrested for an unattended hit-and-run — the driver had hit an unoccupied vehicle and left the scene.

• A deputy on San Juan issued a driver citation for speeding 52 mph in a 35 mph zone.

• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for traveling 36 mph in a 25 mph speed zone. After the deputy stopped the vehicle, the driver accidentally backed into the deputy’s patrol car. The driver was issued citations for speeding and for unsafe backing up.

Oct. 11

• A deputy responded to a report of littering on San Juan after several bags of garbage were dumped on private property.

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a report of a collision in a parking lot. The involved parties were contacted.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor was contacted in reference to a suspicious circumstance.

• A citizen came into the sheriff’s station requesting that a person be trespassed from their property in Friday Harbor. A warning letter was served.

Oct. 12

• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a suicide in the Eastsound area. Upon arrival the subject was found deceased inside a vehicle.

• A Lopez resident contacted a deputy about a civil issue.

• Deputies on San Juan responded to a report of a domestic incident. The parties were contacted and the incident was documented.

• A San Juan deputy issued a driver a citation for traveling 39 mph in a 25 mph speed zone.

Oct. 13

• An Orcas deputy was dispatched to a non-injury motor vehicle accident. The driver reported hitting a deer.

• Lopez deputies responded to a report of a man at the ferry dock in mental and physical distress. The man calmed down and boarded the next ferry to Friday Harbor.

Oct. 14

• A Lopez deputy responded to a call of what appeared to be a stray dog in Lopez Village. The dog’s owner was with the dog when the deputy arrived.

• Deputies on San Juan responded to a trespass complaint. The suspect was arrested for trespassing, for an order violation and escape.

• A Lopez deputy was called for information regarding a boating moorage issue.

• A deputy on Lopez issued a driver a warning for speeding in a school zone.

Oct. 15

• A Friday Harbor deputy arrested a local woman on an active warrant. She was booked into the county jail awaiting a hearing.

• Deputies responded to a call about suspicious activity in Friday Harbor.

• A deputy was dispatched to investigate a death on San Juan.

• After stopping the driver of a vehicle for an expired vehicle registration, the deputy learned that the driver was driving on a suspended license.

• San Juan deputies responded to a domestic disturbance at a local business. The subjects separated before deputies arrived and statements were taken. Deputies determined no crime occurred.

• A Lopez deputy took a report of hit-and-run when a resident discovered their mailbox had been run over during the night and destroyed. The involved vehicle fled the scene.

• A Lopez deputy was sent to a report of livestock out in the road on Mud Bay Road. No animals were out when the deputy arrived.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor stopped a motorcycle driver for not having their headlight illuminated. The cyclist received a warning.

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a complaint of an unwanted person. The person was contacted and issued a trespass warning letter.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for having defective taillights. The driver was issued a citation for not having a valid driver’s license with identification.