Battery boost, friendly quarrel, filmed vandalism? | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log
The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.
• A San Juan deputy stopped the driver of a vehicle for going 65 mph in a posted 35 mph speed zone and issued them a speeding citation.
• A San Juan deputy responded to a report of bikes being left in Linde Park for weeks. The deputy took custody of the bicycles and entered them into evidence as found property.
• Deputies responded to a report from an undesirable person in Friday Harbor. The party concerned has been contacted and the situation has defused. They were expelled from the company at the request of the company manager.
• A deputy from San Juan was notified of a theft. No suspicious information exists.
• An Orcas deputy responded to a domestic disturbance. After an investigation, the deputy determined that no crime had been committed.
• An assistant on Orcas took a callback for fraud. The reporting party’s bank fraud department had refunded all lost money and was on the case.
• In San Juan, a deputy responded to a delayed report of a fraudulent charge that occurred on the appellant’s business account. The crime occurred in California and local police advised the caller to file a report with his local law enforcement agency. This was done and forwarded to a law enforcement agency in California.
• A San Juan deputy conducted a welfare audit on behalf of Adult Protective Services. The alleged victim refuted the allegations and said she was happy with their arrangement. No signs of abuse or neglect were noted.
• A San Juan deputy arrested the driver of a vehicle because the registered owner had a suspended driver’s license. The report of the deputy was transmitted to the parquet floor for decision of indictment for driving with license suspended third degree.
• A lost credit card was returned to the sheriff’s office. A Lopez deputy contacted the owner and returned the card.
• A Lopez’s deputy provided a citizen with starting aid for his vehicle’s dead battery.
• A San Juan deputy arrested the driver of a vehicle because the registered owner had a suspended driver’s license. The driver was issued a ticket for non-insurance and the report was sent to the prosecution for a decision to charge him with driving with a third-degree suspended license.
• A deputy on Orcas carried out a traffic stop and issued the driver with a speeding ticket, 60 mph in a 40 mph zone.
• Another driver was arrested for speeding on Orcas and issued a ticket for driving at 59 mph in a 35 mph zone.
• A male Orcas has been found dead near his home. It appears he died of natural causes.
• San Juan deputies responded to a domestic incident in Friday Harbor. An investigation revealed that a crime had been committed and the perpetrator was jailed for Domestic Violence – Fourth Degree Assault and Interfering in a Domestic Violence Report.
• An Orcas deputy responded and investigated the death.
• A deputy was contacted about a property found in Friday Harbor and entered it into evidence.
• On Lopez, a deputy issued a speeding ticket to a driver; 51 mph in a 35 mph zone.
• A San Juan deputy conducted a traffic stop for an equipment infraction. The driver was unable to provide proof of insurance and did not have his driver’s license. They received a citation for not having insurance and warnings for other violations.
• An Orcas deputy responded to a report of a person lying in the road and found that the person was intoxicated in violation of court-ordered release conditions. A report was forwarded to the San Juan County District Attorney’s office.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to an argument between an adult and a minor.
• An MP responded to a single vehicle accident without injury in Eastsound. The owner of the vehicle had already contacted road services to remove the vehicle.
• In San Juan, a deputy responded to a report of a single vehicle rollover collision. The investigation determined that the driver was driving too fast for the conditions and received several citations.
• A deputy from Friday Harbor received a traffic accident report. The deputy contacted those involved and filed a collision report.
• A Lopez deputy was called and took a report on an ongoing neighborhood dispute.
• Orcas MPs responded to a call from the library about an undesirable person. The person left after law enforcement told them they had to leave.
• A driver on Lopez received a warning for speeding in a school zone.
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• A deputy from San Juan responded to a citizen dispute between a landlord and a former tenant.
• In San Juan, deputies determined that a recent death was not suspicious.
• A report of vandalism in Eastsound prompted an MP to take photos and make a report. Although no suspects have been identified, law enforcement is awaiting possible CCTV.
• A deputy from San Juan took a report of a missing person. The person then contacted the deputy and said they were fine.
• Deputies on Orcas arrested someone on an outstanding warrant.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to a local business that wanted an trespassing warning letter issued to an individual. The warning letter was signed by the director, the suspect and a deputy.
• MPs on Orcas responded to a welfare check. After the investigation was completed, it was discovered that an assault had taken place and the suspect was arrested and transported to Friday Harbor.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to an intrusion complaint.
• A deputy on Orcas responded to a single vehicle collision. The driver, a minor, received tickets for driving without a license and driving with the wheels off the road.