Torn treads; nasty nuisance; lost livestock | Sheriff’s Log

  • Mon Jun 22nd, 2020 1:30am
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The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.

June 10

• A case of vandalism was reported on Lopez. No property was damaged and it was determined to be a civil property line dispute.

• A supervisor in Friday Harbor responded to a report of vandalism to a San Juan County patrol car. The supervisor was told that two tires on his patrol car were slashed overnight. There is no suspect information at this time.

• A deputy responded to a delayed report of vandalism in Friday Harbor. The caller reported her vehicle was intentionally scratched. There is no suspect information or workable leads at this time.

• Deputies were dispatched to a welfare check in the Eastsound area. The subject was contacted, and it was discovered her vehicle was out of fuel. She was given a courtesy ride into town.

• On two separate occasions, Lopezians reported being victims of an unemployment fraud scheme.

• Deputies responded to a civil dispute on Orcas.

June 11

• A deputy received a call about harassment in Eastsound.

• A Lopez resident found human feces and toilet paper adjacent to her home. A check of the property showed it was clear of any encampments. The homeowners association was notified and asked to report suspicious persons or activity.

• A Lopez deputy responded to an animal-at-large complaint. It was determined that dogs killed a neighbor’s livestock after they escaped from the owner. The victim declined filing a formal complaint against the dog owners after they agreed to reimburse him for his loss.

• A Lopez deputy was called about a potential no-contact order violation. The incident was documented.

• Deputies on Orcas stopped the driver of a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued citations for speeding and for having an expired registration more than two months.

June 12

• A San Juan deputy initiated a traffic stop on Carter Avenue for a stop sign citation. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence. Due to multiple prior DUI arrests, the driver was booked into jail.

• San Juan deputies stopped the driver of a vehicle for speeding. The driver had no insurance and was issued a ticket for driving without insurance and a warning for speeding.

• A deputy was dispatched to Eastsound about a person in distress. They were transported to the hospital for treatment.

• A deputy on Orcas responded to a vandalism callback. An Orcas business reported two silver “K” emblems had been taken off their excavators. There are no suspects at this time.

• A deputy was contacted about a citizen assist in Friday Harbor. The caller had questions about issues with an individual.

• A deputy responded to a report of found property in Eastsound. A silver, men’s wedding ring was booked into the property room.

• A deputy on San Juan stopped the driver of a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued a citation for speeding 54 mph in a 35 mph zone.

• A citizen visited the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office to report a missing item.

• On three separate occasions, deputies on Orcas issued tickets for mooring at a public landing.

June 13

• A deputy was dispatched to a harassment call near Eastsound.

• On San Juan, a deputy was contacted about a civil issue. The caller said that someone had his property and would not give it back. The other person involved denied having the property, and the caller could not provide proof they did.

• A Lopez deputy was called after a customer had a credit card issue and was unable to pay for gas that was already pumped. The person corrected the issue and paid for the gas a few days later.

• A Lopez deputy was sent on a welfare check. A person was discovered to have been periodically yelling for their lost dog.

June 14

• A deputy on San Juan stopped the driver of a vehicle for speeding. The driver was issued a citation for traveling 64 mph in a 45 mph speed zone.

• A deputy on San Juan arrested a driver for driving on a suspended license. The driver was also issued a citation for not having insurance and for not having registration in the vehicle.

June 15

• A deputy was contacted by a caller who said a person had violated a court order. The investigation continues.

• A Lopez deputy, following a complaint of a disabled parking spot violation at the market, found the car was gone when they arrived.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a dispute among neighbors regarding the use of security cameras and privacy issues.

• Deputies on Orcas arrested a person after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

• A San Juan deputy conducted a traffic stop on Marguerite Place because the driver failed to stop at a stop sign. It was later discovered the driver did not have proof of insurance. Citations were issued for both.

June 16

• A deputy served a warrant on a person in Friday Harbor and took them into custody.