Offensive overnight; absconded automobile; cell citation | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

April 24

• A San Juan deputy responded to an agency assist.

• A San Juan deputy responded to an agency assist at the hospital. The person involved was located and admitted for medical treatment. A report was made and forwarded to Adult Protective Services.

• Orcas deputies assisted an agency with a call near Eastsound.

• A deputy responded to a medical issue at the Sheriff’s Office in Friday Harbor involving an inmate. The subject was transported to the hospital for medical treatment.

• A deputy initiated a traffic stop in Friday Harbor for a driver failing to signal a turn. The driver was found to have an out-of-county warrant and was taken into custody.

• Orcas deputies were dispatched to an active dog fight. Orcas Fire and Rescue responded to the scene to evaluate one of the owners who had been bitten multiple times. The investigation is ongoing.

April 25

• Lopez deputies were notified of a possible incident of child abuse. Child Protective Services conducted an investigation.

• A Lopez deputy was called to check on an abandoned vehicle.

• A deputy on San Juan responded to a call about an animal at large. The deputy was able to contact the owner of the dog and reunite them.

• A deputy responded to a trespassing complaint. A trespass letter was generated and will be served to the individual when he is located.

• An Orcas deputy responded to an accident with no injuries near Olga. The at-fault driver was issued citations for not having proof of insurance, for having wheels left of center and improperly displaying tabs.

• A deputy in Friday Harbor issued a driver a citation for having expired vehicle registration and a warning for a defective taillight.

April 26

• San Juan deputies responded to a report of graffiti.

• A Lopez man was arrested for a local warrant. Bail was posted and the man was released pending further court action.

• A Lopez deputy responded to an illegal camping complaint on Tower Drive. The owner of the RV stated he was not aware that it was illegal to park his RV in Lopez Village and sleep in it over night. He located an alternate location and moved. A verbal warning was given and a report was completed.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a driver for failing to wear a seat belt. The driver was issued an citation for the seat belt violation and was given warnings for an obstructed license plate and expired registration.

• A San Juan deputy pulled a motorist over for failing to wear a seat belt. An citation was issued for the seat belt violation and warnings were given for having an obstructed license plate and defective brake light.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for failing to wear a seatbelt. An citation was given for driving without insurance and a warning was given for failing to wear a seat belt.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for having a defective brake light. The driver was arrested for driving without an ignition interlock and given a citation for driving without a license.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for having an obstructed license plate. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence and given a citation for the obstructed plate.

April 27

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a burglary complaint. The victim was contacted and an investigation commenced.

• An Orcas deputy was dispatched to a lost property call.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for having an obstructed license plate and failing to wear a seatbelt. The driver was issued citations for failing to wear a seat belt and operating a motor vehicle without insurance. A warning was given for the obstructed plate.

April 28

• A Lopez deputy and EMS responded to a deceased person.

• A Lopez deputy stopped and ticketed a driver for speeding 50 MPH in a 35 MPH zone on Ferry Road.

• A deputy on Orcas conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a warning for speeding.

• A deputy on Orcas conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a citation for speeding.

• A debit card was found in Lopez Village and turned in to the sheriff’s office.

• A Lopez deputy received a credit card that had been found in the parking lot of a Lopez Village business. A found property report was taken.

• A deputy was dispatched to an order violation in the Friday Harbor area. The involved persons were contacted.

• An Orcas deputy was dispatched to a theft call near Olga. A farm-stand cash box was broken into and the contents were taken. There are no suspects at this time.

• An Orcas deputy conducted a traffic stop near Eastsound. The driver was issued a citation for speeding 46 MPH in a 35 MPH zone and given a warning for not having registration with the vehicle.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for driving with an obstructed license plate. The driver was given a citation for driving without a license and a warning for the obstructed plate.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for not displaying a front license plate on their vehicle. The driver was given a citation for operating a vehicle without insurance and a warning for the license plate.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for using their cell phone while driving. The driver was given a citation for using their phone and warnings for failing to have registration in the vehicle, having expired registration and not obtaining a Washington license after moving.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for a missing front license plate. The driver was given an citation for driving without a license and a warning for the missing license plate.

April 29

• A deputy on Orcas assisted Orcas Towing with a vehicle recovery.

• Deputies on Orcas Island responded to a report of a disabled and drifting boat. The vessel was located and identified. The Unites States Coast Guard was able to hail the vessel. They reported having engine problems, but were not in need of assistance.

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a citizen dispute. The dispute had been resolved prior to the deputy’s arrival.

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a hit and run complaint. The victim was contacted and an investigation commenced.

• A deputy on Orcas conducted four different traffic stops. The drivers were all given a warning for speeding.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of an unconscious person in a vehicle.

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a report of a dog running at large. He was unable to locate the dog.

• A deputy on Orcas conducted a traffic stop. The driver was issued a citation for speeding.

• A San Juan deputy responded to a welfare check. The subject was taken to the hospital for a mental evaluation.

• Orcas deputies received a report of a vessel that had run aground. Further investigation revealed the operator of the vessel was believed to be impaired and had a warrant for his arrest. The subject was arrested and booked into jail without incident.

• A San Juan deputy arrested a driver for driving with a suspended/revoked license in the third degree. The driver was released with citations for not having insurance and failing to carry registration in vehicle.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for failing to wear a safety belt. The driver was given citations for that and operating a vehicle without a insurance.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for a defective brake light and expired registration. The driver was given citations for the brake light, expired registration and operating a vehicle without insurance.

• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of a juvenile problem. The juvenile was interviewed.

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

April 30

• A San Juan deputy responded to a walk-in report of a school bus sign violation that occurred on the previous day. The investigation is ongoing.

• A deputy responded to a delayed report of a theft on San Juan Island. The caller reported items missing from her residence and believes her ex-boyfriend is responsible. The investigation is ongoing.

• A vehicle was stolen from the Orcas Senior Center. It was found abandoned in a field the next morning. It was towed to the Orcas substation, processed for evidence and released to owner.

• A Lopez resident called with questions regarding the transfer of firearms.

• A San Juan deputy responded to a delayed walk-in report of a hit-and-run that occurred four days previously. There were no witnesses, evidence or video of the incident and a report was requested for insurance.