Police Report -- March 21, 2002

Published on Thu, Mar 21, 2002
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March 18: An individual reported a female was assaultive, verbally abusive, extremely loud and disruptive to city hall employees. She will be summoned into the Blaine Municipal Court for the offenses.
March 18: A person reported having lent some CDs to a friend who in turn pawned them. The victim recovered some of his CDs because they were marked with owner numbers. The suspect moved to California. The case is under investigation.
March 18: An officer was advised of numerous suspicious subjects walking in the middle of the roadway in the 300 block of B Street. Subjects found to be employees of a local business.
March 18: Blaine police provided assistance with six people fighting at Yorky’s on Blaine Road. Upon arrival, officers found the fight over and maintained the peace until WCSO deputies arrived.
March 18: An officer stopped a vehicle for driving without headlights in the early morning hours and found the driver to be suspended. The driver was issued a citation for no proof of insurance and DWLS/3rd. The vehicle was impounded.
March 17: U.S. Customs reported an adult male who appeared to be DUI at the Peace Arch POE. An officer checked the driver and found him to be DUI. The driver was arrested, processed, and released with a court date. The vehicle was impounded.
March 17: An officer contacted a transient in the 200 block of D Street who was on his way to Alaska and was denied entry into Canada. The transient had no money. He was given a free WTA bus pass and directions to the Lighthouse Mission in Bellingham.
March 17: An officer was dispatched to a 911 hang up call in the 1100 block of E Street. On arrival, an officer contacted a father who said his kids called 911 to see if police would really respond. The kids were talked to about false reporting.
March 17: An officer stopped a vehicle for speeding and discovered the driver had been drinking alcohol beverages. The driver was over a safe limit to drive and decided to call someone who had not been drinking to drive home.
March 17: A citizen informed police of a hitchhiker trying to stop traffic on I-5 outside the city limits. Officers later contacted the individual in the city limits. The individual decided to return to his brother’s house.
March 16: Officers arrested a juvenile on warrants. A search of his person was done and he had prescription drugs on his person. The juvenile admitted to stealing them from a friend. The case will be forwarded to the prosecutor.
March 16: An officer observed a vehicle passing in a no passing zone in the 1200 block of D Street and almost causing an accident. The officer stopped the vehicle and issued the driver a traffic infraction.
March 15: A resident in the 300 block of Alder Street reported a physical domestic dispute incident a day after the event. An officer conducted an investigation and submitted his findings to the city attorney for review.
March 15: An anonymous citizen reported a man standing in the roadway in the 200 block of C Street acting suspiciously by trying to stay out of sight of passing motorists and watching the border. Officers and Border Patrol searched the area unsuccessfully.
March 15: Officers stopped a vehicle in the 1800 block of Hughes Avenue for a traffic violation. Computer checks showed the passenger had multiple warrants and was listed as a runaway. The juvenile was taken into custody and transported to a detention facility.
March 15: A person returned to her car after shopping and found the passenger door had been hit by something and would not open. There are no suspects at this time. The person will contact her insurance company.

March 15: Blaine officers responded to a WCSO mutual aid request for a burglary in progress in the 3000 block of Creasey Road. Officers searched a residence in the county with the owner’s permission. The suspect was not located. WCSO handled the investigation and crime report.
March 15: An officer assisted U.S. Border Patrol agents with the apprehension of two people who had entered the country illegally.
March 15: A large deer was struck by a vehicle and seriously injured in the 3700 block of H Street. The deer was dispatched by an officer. The animal was picked up by the Lighthouse Mission.
March 14: A purse was reported stolen in the 900 block of H Street. The case is under investigation.
March 14: An officer observed two juveniles on foot in the 800 block of Adelia Street during school hours. An investigation revealed the boys were truant from the Timber Ridge school. The juveniles were released to parents. Charges are pending.
March 14: An individual was observed drinking a bottle of Corona Beer while sitting on the sidewalk in front of the Texaco Star Mart on H Street. The individual was issued a citation for the violation of law and the liquor was confiscated.
March 14: An officer was contacted by an individual who had located marijuana in his son’s vehicle. His son stated the marijuana belonged to a friend of his. The case was referred to the Whatcom County sheriff’s department.
March 13: An officer received a report of a small car gas and dash at the Texaco Star Mart on H Street. The officer was unable to locate the suspect or the vehicle.
March 13: Officers responded to an aid call where a lady had fallen and injured herself in the 1400 block of Garfield Street. Officers stood by until medics arrived.
March 13: An officer was advised of a theft of a washer and dryer from a business in the 2000 block of Peace Portal Drive. The case is under investigation.
March 13: An officer responded to the Peace Arch POE to assist U.S. Customs agents with a subject who presented false identification. An officer determined the Oregon ID was false and issued the subject a criminal citation.
March 13: A citizen reported being concerned about locating a friend who was last seen in the Blaine area. The officer learned his friend was last seen running north into Canada. The officer notified the citizen and RCMP.
March 12: An individual in the 600 block of 8th Street reported her $36 Girl Scout cookie money was stolen out of her backpack which was being stored at the Boys and Girls Club. The case is under investigation.
March 12: An officer received a phone call about a burglary in Bellingham. Information on the suspect and the location of stolen property was passed on to a Bellingham police detective.
March 12: A citizen brought in a black leather change purse that she found on the ground at 3rd and Martin streets. The purse was impounded for safekeeping until the owner is found.
March 12: A northbound vehicle on state route 543 struck a vehicle heading south that was turning east onto H Street. The vehicles were towed and a state accident form was completed. No one was injured in the accident.
March 12: A customer reported the front door of a bank in the 200 block of H Street was bolted in the afternoon and no employees could be seen. An officer discovered the door was bolted by mistake and there was no crime. The front door was unlocked.
March 12: Officers responded to an aid call in the 600 block of 10th Street. An adult female was complaining of chest pains. Officers stood by until medics arrived.
March 12: Officers checked on a juvenile female in the 4200 block of West 99th Street who had locked herself into her bedroom. The female was OK and did not want to talk to her mother’s roommate. No crime occurred.



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