Busted burglary, violating vehicles, lifted logs | Sheriff’s Log

  • Thu Feb 28th, 2019 1:30am
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The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.

Feb. 13

• San Juan deputies were told about suspicious phone calls. The parties were contacted and a report was taken.

• A Lopez deputy received information about a possible order violation. The investigation found that the suspected violation did not occur.

• A deputy responded to a welfare check call in Friday Harbor. The deputy made contact with the individual who was transported by EMS to the hospital for medical treatment.

• Orcas deputies were dispatched to a non-injury motor vehicle accident.

• A deputy issued a driver on Orcas Road a citation for driving 55 mph in a 35 mph zone, for not having proof of insurance nor a license with them. The driver was warned about the improper display of license plates and a defective tail lamp.

• Deputies on San Juan responded to a report of a domestic disturbance.

Feb. 14

• San Juan deputies responded to a complaint about a juvenile.

• A wallet was turned over to deputies on Orcas. The owner was located and the wallet was returned.

• San Juan deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued a citation for not having insurance.

• A deputy was dispatched to a non-injury collision involving two vehicles in Friday Harbor. A collision report was completed and no citations were issued.

• A San Juan deputy warned the driver of a car about a defective brake light.

• A driver on San Juan was stopped for operating a vehicle without a driver’s license. Deputies cited the driver for not having a valid operator’s license with ID and for having no insurance.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for having a defective brake light. The driver was issued a citation for not having a valid operator’s license with ID and for having no insurance.

• A driver on San Juan was stopped for having an expired vehicle registration. The driver was arrested for falsifying the vehicle license plate and issued a citation for having an expired registration over two months and not having insurance.

Feb. 15

• Lopez and Orcas EMS, along with deputies from both islands, local mental health and family support specialists, assisted a male who was having a mental health crisis. The patient was transported to the hospital for further treatment.

• A deputy on San Juan stopped the driver of a vehicle for having a defective headlamp and expired vehicle registration. The driver was issued a citation for not having insurance.

• The driver of a vehicle on San Juan was stopped for a defective brake light and issued a citation for not having insurance.

• A San Juan deputy responded to a single vehicle collision. The driver was arrested for a hit-and-run and issued a citation for not having a valid operator’s license with ID and for driving too fast for road conditions.

Feb. 16

• Lopez deputies responded to an injury vehicle collision on Shark Reef Road. The driver, who was believed to be driving under the influence, was transported to a mainland hospital for medical treatment. The case is being criminally investigated.

• A driver on Lopez was warned about failing to stop at a stop sign and not having a driver’s license.

• A Lopez deputy issued a driver a warning for not wearing a seat belt.

• Orcas deputies responded to the Eastsound area for an order violation. The suspect was located and arrested.

Feb. 17

• A deputy responded to a reported domestic violation in Friday Harbor. One person was arrested for a fourth-degree domestic violence assault.

• An Orcas deputy was dispatched to Eastsound on the suspicion a wanted person was in the area. The person was located, arrested and transported to Friday Harbor.

• A deputy responded to a report of an assault in Friday Harbor. There wasn’t enough evidence to confirm that an assault occurred.

• A deputy on San Juan stopped the driver of a vehicle for having an obstructed license plate. The driver was issued a citation for the plate and for not having insurance.

Feb. 18

• Lopez deputies responded to an early morning burglary at a local inn. The suspect was located, armed with a knife, hiding in a guest room closet. The local man was arrested and booked into jail.

• Deputies on Orcas responded to a report of a shooting. The victim suffered a single gunshot wound and flown to the Harborview Medical Center for further treatment. The investigation is ongoing.

• A San Juan deputy took a report from a citizen about receiving phone threats.

• A Lopez resident reported the theft of house moving logs that were cut up on site and taken for firewood. The matter is under investigation.

Feb. 19

• A deputy on San Juan stopped the driver of a vehicle for speeding. The driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license in the third degree and issued a citation for speeding and for not having insurance.

• A San Juan deputy responded to a call about found property. The caller was later found to be possession of drugs, arrested and released to seek treatment.