Dump truck and sedan collide on Roche Harbor Road on San Juan Island

There is no information available at this time about the condition of the woman driving the red sedan that collided with a dump truck just before 3 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2018 on  Roche Harbor Road near Westcott Bay Road. Sheriff deputies, San Juan Island Fire and Rescue personnel, and San Juan Island EMS arrived on the scene. The woman was loaded into an ambulance. 

According to a witness, the car driver crossed the center line into the path of the dump truck. The dump truck driver moved towards the shoulder to avoid the car but it kept moving towards the truck. 

The truck caught the car and flipped. The truck  driver kicked the window out and exited the dump truck. 

 

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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands Oct 10-17: ferry fight, trespassers, speeders

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 191 calls between October 10-16 including: A Lopez Island Deputy received an assault complaint. The reporting person stated another person punched him while he was on the ferry. The incident reportedly occurred after a disagreement between the two over an alleged prior business arrangement. The investigation continues. A loaded dump truck was spilling part of its load of gravel coming off the ferry on Lopez Island creating a traffic and safety hazard. The operator returned with a sweeper and cleaned up mess.

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Sheriff's Log October 3-9: Horse, pigs and piglets on the loose, scam, car crashes

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 157 calls between October 3-9 including: A Lopez Island deputy was sent to look for a family of pigs and piglets running in the roadway on Mud Bay Rd. The animals were gone before the deputy arrived. A Lopez Island deputy was sent to check the area of Center Rd near School Rd for five horses reported running at large in the road. After checking the area, no sign of the horses was found.

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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands: September 26-October 2

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 204 calls from September 26 - October 3, 2018 including: A Lopez Island deputy responded to a report of a suspicious male in the village. When contacted, the suspect assaulted the deputy. The suspect was then arrested and booked into jail. Lopez Island Deputies arrested a subject after he forced his way into a Lopez Village business and assaulted an employee. The suspect also threatened to harm several employees with weapons. The subject was placed in jail to await a hearing. A Lopez Island resident who was out of town captured a trespasser on his video system. The property was checked and found to be secure.

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Does the Brady letter matter?

What is a Brady letter and why is it an issue in the 2018 campaign for San Juan County Sheriff and Prosecutor? 

The Brady doctrine is a pretrial discovery rule that was established by the United States Supreme Court in Brady v. Maryland (1963). The rule requires that the prosecution must turn over all exculpatory evidence to the defendant in a criminal case. Among other things, prosecutors are required to notify defendants and their attorneys whenever a law enforcement official involved in their case has a  record for knowingly lying in an official capacity.

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Sheriff Krebs' response to Alex MacLeod's article about rape suspect

I wish to take a minute to respond to a recent article that was posted in the Island Guardian and the San Juan Islander. While I cannot comment on the specifics of these cases as they are active investigations, I do want to set the record straight. We take every case very seriously and sexual assault is no different. The San Juan County Prosecutor’s Office would not make a final decision regarding the charging of a sexual assault until witnesses are interviewed, evidence is obtained and the investigation has been completed. Again we take all sexual assaults very seriously.

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Sheriff's Log San Juan Islands: Sept. 19-26: Drugs, domestic violence, assault...

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 194 calls from September 19-25, 2018 including: A Lopez Island deputy was called to assist in reuniting a man who spoke Chinese with his family after the man took a morning walk and was unable to find his way back. A deputy made contact with a suspicious person in Eastsound. The suspect consented to a search of his backpack in which narcotics, along with packaging items and a scale were found. The suspect was arrested and booked into jail. Orcas Island Deputies conducted an area check at a local park. An illegal campsite was found and destroyed. A report was taken. 

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