Case #37536
Respondent name: Ronald Krebs
Complainant name: John Geniuch

This is one of four complaints filed against Ronald Krebs, the incumbent San Juan County Sheriff and a candidate seeking re-election to that office in 2018.  The four complaints alleged that Sheriff Krebs, may have violated: (1) RCW 42.17A.555 by using the public facilities of San Juan County, including his official uniform and county assigned vehicle, to assist his candidacy in 2014, and his re-election efforts in 2018; and (2) RCW 42.17A.320 by failing to include the complete sponsor identification on political advertising sponsored by his Campaign.


Sheriff Krebs completed a Statement of Understanding (SOU) and paid a $150 civil penalty on September 19, 2018, in order to resolve two of the allegations listed in the complaints filed against him. 

Disposition: Resolved through Statement of Understanding (Resolved 09/26/2018)
Date opened: 07/08/2018
Area of Law: RCW 42.17A.555

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