Bunk bail beg, missing minor and people problems | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

May 1

• A Lopez Island resident reported receiving a scam phone call from a subject stating that the callers’ grandson was in jail and needed bail money immediately. As the scam was immediately recognized, no money or personal information was lost.

• A Lopez deputy was dispatched to a vehicle crash in the 1400 block of Fisherman Bay Road. A vehicle went into the ditch attempting to turn around on private property. There was no damage but a tow truck was needed to extract the vehicle from the ditch.

• A San Juan Island deputy stopped a driver for not having a driver’s license. The driver was arrested for driving without an ID and issued a citation for no insurance.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 41 mph in a 25 mph zone. The driver was given a citation for speeding and operating a vehicle without insurance.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for having defective brake lights. The driver was found to have been driving without insurance. A citation was given for having no insurance, and a warning was given for the brake lights.

• A San Juan deputy noticed an abandoned vehicle blocking part of the roadway. The vehicle was towed.

May 2

• A San Juan deputy issued a citation to a driver for speeding.

• A San Juan deputy issued both a citation to a driver for failing to show proof of current liability insurance and a warning for speed.

• An Orcas Island deputy responded to a threats call near Eastsound. After all parties were interviewed, it was found to be a civil matter.

• A San Juan deputy issued a citation to a driver for failing to wear a seat belt and a warning for an illegal U-turn.

• A San Juan deputy issued a citation to a driver for having expired vehicle registration and a warning for failing to yield.

• An Orcas deputy responded to a lost property call near Eastsound.

• A Friday Harbor deputy issued infractions to a driver for failing to wear a seat belt and for having an expired registration.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a dog at large complaint in the 3000 block of Mud Bay Road. The dog was gone when the deputy arrived. The dog and dog owner were subsequently identified. It was learned a person unfamiliar with the dog let it out while the owner was gone.

• San Juan deputies responded to a single-vehicle collision. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence and vehicular assault and given citations for both speeding and driving with wheels off the roadway.

• An Orcas deputy made a late-night traffic stop for a vehicle with a headlight out. Further investigation revealed the driver failed to transfer his title within 45 days. An arrest was made. After a consensual search was completed, suspected drugs were found. The driver was booked into San Juan County Jail.

May 3

• A San Juan deputy issued a driver citations for speeding and for having expired registration.

• A San Juan deputy issued a citation to a driver for driving left of center.

• A San Juan deputy was dispatched to a report of domestic violence in Friday Harbor. The suspect was arrested for assault in the fourth degree, domestic violence.

• A San Juan deputy received a report of a person who was causing problems in the 300 block of Carter Avenue. The person was escorted from the business.

• A Lopez resident reported that another resident was illegally operating a commercial vehicle on the road without the appropriate license. An investigation revealed the vehicle operator was properly licensed and that no violation of law had occurred.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle with a defective license plate light. The driver was issued citations for not having a valid driver’s license and for not having insurance. Warnings were given for failing to have registration in the vehicle and for the defective license plate light.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a residence for a burglary complaint. Although nothing was missing from the unoccupied home, the unidentified perpetrator damaged the home while making entry.

May 4

• A deputy responded to a reported traffic offense on Shaw Island that escalated. The investigation revealed probable cause to arrest a juvenile male for the offenses of assault in the third degree, hit-and-run on a pedestrian, reckless driving and malicious mischief in the third degree. The juvenile was sent to a detention center.

• A Lopez deputy responded to a disturbance between two people regarding a monetary issue. Both were referred to civil court as an appropriate way to settle the issue.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for failing to wear a seat belt. The driver was given a citation for the seat belt violation and warnings for a defective brake light and obstructed license plate.

May 5

• An Orcas deputy and emergency medical personnel responded to a report of a collision with entrapment. The incident involved three vehicles and their owners. None of the involved parties were injured. One vehicle was removed by a local towing company and the other two were driven from the scene.

• A San Juan deputy was dispatched to a reported theft in Friday Harbor. The incident appeared civil in nature.

• A San Juan deputy observed a possible order violation by a local man out on release conditions with a GPS ankle monitor.

• A Lopez resident was issued a dog-at-large warning letter after neighbors complained of aggressive behavior from the animal.

• San Juan deputy issued a driver a citation for speeding 55 mph in a 35 mph zone

• Orcas deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Terrill Beach Road. The driver was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence and driving while license is suspended in the third degree. He was issued multiple citations, and the vehicle was impounded.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a motorist for having an expired registration. The driver was issued infractions for no insurance and the expired registration. Warnings were given for no front license plate and driving with a suspended registration.

May 6

• Orcas deputies were dispatched to a domestic disturbance. The investigation revealed no crimes had been committed, and one party was given a ride home.

• A Friday Harbor deputy issued citations to a driver for not having a valid driver’s license, for not having proof of liability insurance, for failing to stop at a stop sign and failing to obtain a Washington driver’s license.

• A Lopez resident was cited for driving 52 mph in a 35 mph section of Mud Bay Road.

• Deputies responded to an Eastsound business on a report of a harassment complaint. Further investigation led to the arrest of a local man for the crimes of stalking and criminal trespass. The suspect was booked into the San Juan County Jail.

• A San Juan deputy gave a driver a warning for failing to stop at a stop sign.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding. Warnings were given for speed and a defective brake light.

• A San Juan deputy stopped a vehicle for expired registration, and a warning was given.

May 7

• Deputies were dispatched to a report of an unwanted person in Friday Harbor. The subject left without further incident and was asked not to return.

• A deputy was made aware of a noninjury boating accident that had occurred on April 29 in San Juan County waters. A boating accident report was completed by the owner-operator.

• A Lopez deputy and Emergency Medical Services responded to a report of a missing child. The 2-year-old was located unharmed by family members. The child had wandered off while following the family pet.