Ticket Number: 
38137
Complainant: 
John Geniuch
Respondent: 
Ronald Krebs
Created Date: 
July 23, 2018
Status of Investigations: 
Resolved through Statement of Understanding
Description: 

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.