Car citations; stolen cell; picked-up passport | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

Nov. 7

• A deputy was dispatched to a report of fraudulent activity in Friday Harbor.

• A wanted person turned themselves in on a warrant at the Orcas substation in Eastsound. The subject posted bail and was released with a signed promise to appear in court.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a traffic offense in the Eastsound area. The reporting party told dispatch that a vehicle had passed a school bus as it was off-loading children. The vehicle and operator information was passed along to the deputy.

• Orcas deputies responded to a suspicious call near the ferry landing. After an investigation was completed, the person was arrested for being in physical control of a vehicle while intoxicated.

• A Friday Harbor deputy arrested a wanted person in Friday Harbor. They were processed and placed in a holding cell until their arraignment.

• A deputy responded to a vehicle collision on Orcas Road. There was a single vehicle left at the scene and another vehicle had left. The other vehicle has been identified along with the driver. The circumstances surrounding the collision are under investigation.

Nov. 8

• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a theft of property out of an unlocked vehicle.

• A deputy responded to a parking problem call in Friday Harbor. The owner of the vehicle was issued a citation for having expired vehicle registration over 45 days and a parking ticket for parking too close to a fire hydrant.

• A deputy responded to a vehicle collision on Orcas after a car collided with a power pole. There were no injuries. The driver admitted to being distracted, and a citation was issued for not having insurance.

• An Orcas deputy stopped a vehicle for a defective brake light. The driver was issued a citation for not having insurance.

• An Orcas deputy took a walk-in report of a hit-and-run. The incident was documented.

• A San Juan deputy placed a wanted person in custody for a warrant.

Nov. 9

• A deputy took a report of a vehicle prowl in Eastsound. A cell phone was taken from the center console of an unlocked vehicle.

Nov. 10

• An Orcas deputy was dispatched to a suspicious call at a local Eastsound business. The reporting party wanted to report multiple crimes, but upon further investigation, all claims were determined to be unfounded.

• A San Juan deputy was contacted in reference to an unwanted person.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a theft.

• An Orcas deputy initiated a traffic stop in Eastsound for a defective tail light. The driver was issued a citation for having a suspended driver’s license.

Nov. 11

• A Lopez deputy was sent to investigate a 911 hang-up call. Upon contact with the caller, it was determined there was no emergency, and the call was dialed accidentally.

• A Lopez deputy warned the driver of a commercial truck for speeding.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a hit-and-run. The suspect was located and issued citations for a hit-and-run and following too closely.

• A U.S. passport was found in Lopez Village. A local business owner assisted in locating the passport holder.

• An Orcas deputy stopped a vehicle for driving without headlights during hours of darkness. The driver was issued a citation for not having insurance.

Nov. 12

• A driver was issued a citation for driving 50 mph in a 35 mph zone on Center Road on Lopez.

• A Friday Harbor deputy issued a citation to a driver for failing to stop at a stop sign and warned them for not having insurance and driving with expired vehicle registration.

• An Orcas deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued a citation for not having insurance.

• Orcas deputies responded to an Eastsound residence for a reported domestic dispute. No crimes had been committed but one of the parties wished to leave. Arrangements were made for her to safely leave the scene.

• An Orcas deputy stopped a vehicle for having expired tabs. The driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license and issued citations for expired registration over two months and not having insurance.

• An Orcas deputy stopped a vehicle for having expired tabs. The driver was issued a citation for not having a valid operator’s license with identification.

Nov. 13

• A deputy responded to a suspicious circumstance in Friday Harbor. The suspect was taken into custody for illegal camping and possession of an explosive device.

• A deputy was dispatched to found property in the Friday Harbor area. The items were placed into evidence for disposal.

• An Orcas deputy stopped a vehicle on Enchanted Forest Road. The driver, a local woman, was issued a citation for speeding 51 mph in a 25 mph zone.

• Deputies were dispatched to a domestic dispute in Friday Harbor. It was found to be only verbal, and both parties agreed to calm down for the rest of the evening.

Nov. 14

• A deputy conducted an area check in Eastsound. Contact was made with two males outside a closed business. It was discovered they had permission to be there.

• A deputy completed a property check in Friday Harbor.

• A deputy was conducting an area check in Friday Harbor and issued a citation for illegal camping.