Bunk bail beg, missing minor and people problems | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

  • Mon May 13th, 2019 1:30am
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The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.

May 1

• A Lopez resident reported receiving a scam phone call from a subject representing that the callers’ grandson was in jail and needed bail money immediately. No money or personal information was lost.

• A Lopez deputy was dispatched to a vehicle crash on Fisherman Bay Rd. A tow was needed to extract the vehicle from the ditch.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a driver for not having a driver’s license. The driver was arrested for driving without an ID and issued a citation for no insurance.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 41 mph in a 25 mph zone. The driver was given a citation for speeding and not having insurance.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for having defective brake lights. The driver was found to have been driving without insurance. A citation was given and a warning was given for the brake lights.

• A San Juan deputy noticed an abandoned vehicle blocking part of the roadway. It was towed.

May 2

• A San Juan deputy issued a citation to a driver for speeding.

• A San Juan deputy issued a citation to a driver for failing to show proof of current liability insurance and warning for speed.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a threats call near Eastsound. It was found to be a civil matter.

• A San Juan deputy issued a citation to a driver for failing to wear a seat belt and warning for an illegal U-turn.

• A San Juan deputy issued a citation to a driver for having expired vehicle registration and a warning for failing to yield.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a lost property call near Eastsound.

• A Friday Harbor deputy issued infractions to a driver for failing to wear a seat belt and for having an expired registration.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a dog at large complaint on Mud Bay Rd. The dog was gone when the deputy arrived. The dog owner and dog were subsequently identified.

• San Juan deputies responded to a single-vehicle collision. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence and vehicular assault and infractions for driving with wheels off the roadway and speedings.

• An Orcas deputy made a late-night traffic stop for a vehicle with a headlight out, and discovered the driver failed to transfer his title within 45 days. An arrest was made. After a consensual search, suspected drugs were found. The driver was booked into county jail.

May 3

• A San Juan deputy was dispatched to a report of domestic violence in Friday Harbor. The suspect was arrested for assault in the fourth degree – domestic violence.

• A San Juan deputy received a report of a person causing problems on Carter Ave. The person was escorted from the business.

• A Lopez resident reported that another resident was illegally operating a commercial vehicle on the road without the appropriate license. An investigation revealed the operator was properly licensed and that no violation had occurred.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle with a defective license plate light. The driver was issued citations for not having a valid driver’s license and for not having insurance. Warnings were given for failing to have registration in the vehicle and for the defective license plate light.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a residence for a burglary complaint. Although nothing was missing from the unoccupied home, the unidentified perpetrator damaged the home.

May 4

• A deputy responded to a reported traffic offense on Shaw. An investigation revealed probable cause to arrest a juvenile male for assault in the third degree, hit-and-run on a pedestrian, reckless driving and malicious mischief in the third degree. The juvenile was sent to a detention center.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a disturbance between two people regarding a monetary issue. Both were referred to civil court.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for failing to wear a seat belt. The driver was given a citation for the seat belt violation and warnings for a defective brake light and obstructed license plate.

May 5

• An Orcas deputy and emergency medical personnel responded to a report of a collision with entrapment. The incident involved three vehicles and their owners. None of the involved parties were injured. One vehicle was removed by a towing company and the other two were driven from the scene.

• A San Juan deputy was dispatched to a reported theft in Friday Harbor. The incident was civil in nature.

• A San Juan deputy observed a possible order violation by a local man out on release conditions with a GPS ankle monitor.

• A Lopez resident was issued a dog at large warning letter after neighbors complained of aggressive behavior from the animal.

• San Juan deputy issued a driver a citation for speeding 55 mph in a 35 mph zone

• Orcas deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Terrill Beach Road. The driver was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence and driving while license is suspended in the third degree. He was issued multiple citations and the vehicle was impounded.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for having an expired registration. The driver was issued infractions for no insurance and expired registration. Warnings were given for no front license plate and having suspended registration.

May 6

• Orcas deputies were dispatched to a domestic disturbance. The investigation revealed no crimes had been committed and one party was given a ride home.

• A Friday Harbor deputy issued citations to a driver for not having a valid license and proof of liability insurance and for failing to stop at a stop sign and obtain a Washington driver’s license.

• A Lopez resident was cited for driving 52 mph in a 35 mph section of Mud Bay Road.

• Deputies responded to an Eastsound business for a harassment complaint. Further investigation led to the arrest of a local man for the crimes of stalking and criminal trespass.

• A San Juan deputy gave a driver a warning for failing to stop at a stop sign.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding. Warnings were given for speed and defective brake light.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration and a warning was given.

May 7

• Deputies were dispatched to a report of an unwanted person in Friday Harbor. The subject left and was asked not to return.

• A deputy was made aware of a non-injury boating accident that had occurred on April 29 in San Juan County waters. An accident report was completed by the owner.

• A Lopez deputy and emergency medical services responded to a report of a missing child. The 2-year-old was located unharmed by family members. The child had wandered off while following the family pet.