Pestering post, ‘net nastiness, tipped trailer | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

Nov. 10

• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle because the owner was known to have a suspended driver’s license. The driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license-third degree.

• San Juan deputies executed a search warrant on a vehicle impounded the day prior for a narcotics investigation. During the search of the vehicle, the deputies located methamphetamine.

• Deputies on San Juan responded to a report of an unconscious citizen. After assessing the scene, Narcan was administered and the citizen came to and was transported to the hospital by San Juan Island EMS.

• A deputy on San Juan was dispatched to a report of a trespassing. The subject was contacted and issued a notice of trespass for a local business.

Nov. 11

• A deputy investigated a possible extortion case on Orcas involving an Instagram account. The criminal investigation is ongoing.

• An Orcas deputy authored an incident report about a verbal dispute between a homeowner and a person hired by the homeowner to do yard work. It was determined no crime was committed.

• A deputy authored an incident report regarding unwanted/harassing mail received by an Orcas resident. An investigation was conducted, and it was determined no crime was committed.

• A Lopez deputy was called about an abandoned suitcase on a hiking path. Baggage check tickets identified the owner as a transient person from California.

• Deputies on Orcas located and arrested a suspect with a local warrant. The suspect’s family posted bail and they were released with a promise-to-appear date.

• A San Juan deputy observed a subject wanted on an arrest warrant. The subject was arrested and booked into the San Juan County jail.

• A deputy spoke with a Lopez resident about a suspicious vessel in Swift Bay during the hours of darkness. The vessel was described to have very strong blinding lights and the crew appeared to be crabbing. The information was provided to the Coast Guard.

• Lopez deputies responded to a drunk driver involved in a vehicle accident complaint on Oct. 12. The driver, who left the scene, was subsequently identified. There was, however, no evidence of a vehicle accident. The investigation revealed insufficient evidence a crime was committed.

• A San Juan deputy took a report that a user on a public meeting displayed child pornography and other offensive material. The incident was forwarded to detectives for further investigation.

Nov. 12

• San Juan deputies responded to a multi-vehicle, non-injury, reportable motor vehicle collision outside of Friday Harbor and generated a collision report.

• A Lopez deputy received a request for assistance regarding a lost item. An attempt to locate the item was made.

Nov. 13

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a report that the department’s speed registering radar trailer was vandalized after it was discovered that someone had flipped it over on its end causing damage. An investigation continues.

• A deputy on San Juan stopped the driver of a vehicle for failing to stop at a stop sign and driving left of center. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence and issued citations for the stop sign violation and for driving left of center.

Nov. 14

• An Orcas deputy conducted a welfare check on a person in the 1400 block of Rosario Road. The subject was alive and well.

• A Lopez deputy was called about an unwelcome series of late-night/early-morning phone calls received by a local resident. The caller was identified and contacted by the deputy.