An Orcas Island man pled guilty to identity theft in the second degree and theft in the third degree, a felony and a gross misdemeanor.
Brian Douglas McClerren, 35, will serve 60 days electronic home detention served as work crew in Chelan County and will be on probation for two years. Violation of probation will result in 364 days in jail.
McClerran has been issued a no-contact order to the victims and ordered to pay $5922.90 in restitution, part of which he will pay back through work crew.
The charges are a result of an incident May 30 when McClerren was washing the windows of clients to his business. After the clients left the house, McClerren stole two checks and ring that he later sold to a jewelry shop in Burlington Wash.
On June 11 the clients noticed a large withdrawal from their accounts by check made out to McClerren and reported it to the San Juan County Sheriff’s Department.
McClerren ran for San Juan County Council District 3 in 2013 on Lopez Island and lost to Jamie Stephens.