Police Report -- June 13, 2002

Published on Thu, Jun 13, 2002
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June 9: Report of a missing juvenile in the 1400 block of Bayview. An officer located the 14-year-old and returned the youth to a parent.
June 9: A person entering the US from Canada was found to have the wrong license plates on his car. Further investigation showed he was the victim of a theft which occurred in Seattle. A report will be filed with Seattle PD.
June 9: Officers responded to a vehicle fire at I-5,exit #273, northbound. The fire was minor and resulted in little damage and no injuries. Officers assisted with traffic control.
June 9: Officers investigated a burglary at a business in the 900 block of Boblett. Burglars cut a chain and entered a storage unit and removed several hundred dollars in equipment from a boat stored in another unit. Under investigation.
June 9: A resident in the 600 block of 12th Street reported he was the victim of an internet crime and his credit card was billed for $30.95 without his consent. The resident said his credit card provider will look into the theft.
June 9: A senior citizen reported that someone took his bicycle and left him stranded. A Blaine officer drove the resident home. Officers were able to locate the bike, another citizen had mistakenly thought it was abandoned.
June 8: Officer was advised of a highly intoxicated person causing problems in the 400 block of Peace Portal Drive. Suspect was located and found to have a Blaine warrant. Suspect was arrested and processed on the warrant.
June 8: A person in the 1400 block of Bayview reported her daughter as a runaway. All information was taken and entered into NCIC. The girl was believed to be in the Birch Bay area. She was located in Birch Bay by WCSO.
June 8: A Blaine reserve officer stopped a motorist in the 600 block of H Street for a traffic violation and discovered four very intoxicated men and an open container of beer. Three men were arrested for liquor-related charges and two of the men were booked.
June 8: A parent in the 500 block of Cedar Street requested that an officer speak to her 15-year-old daughter about consuming alcohol.
June 8: Officers responded to an alarm at a business in the 700 block of Peace Portal. Upon meeting with the contact person, officer’s discovered that the alarm was tripped by a balloon in front of the motion sensor.
June 7: Report of a theft of clothing in the 600 block of A Street. It was found that a charity business had accidently picked up the wrong clothing. The complainant will follow up on the incident. No crime intended or committed.
June 7: Officer was contacted by a person who said someone illegally changed their address to another address in an attempt to get their mail. Case is under investigation.
June 7: Blaine officers assisted WCSO with a possible burglary in progress in the 4100 block of Sweet Road. Officers arrested a man who was trespassing on the property for an outstanding felony warrant. The suspect was booked into Whatcom County Jail.
June 7: A person sought assistance at the police department and was given a ride to Bellingham for a voluntary mental commitment.
June 7: An officer cited a driver for speeding and discovered the man’s driving privilege had been suspended in Washington for an unpaid ticket. A criminal traffic citation summons was prepared for service by mail for DWL/R 3rd.
June 7: Officers received a call advising of a suspicious juvenile walking from door to door looking for a place to sleep. Officers checked the area and found no juvenile. Officers received no further complaints.
June 6: Officer was on patrol in the 1700 block of H Street when he saw a young teenager sitting in a car smoking a cigarette. The 24-year-old driver committed a traffic violation. The car was stopped and the driver was cited for furnishing tobacco to the 14-year-old.
June 6: Dispatch reported the fire department was en route to assist a person who overdosed on medication in the 400 block of Boblett Street. Officer assisted while the department treated the teenage patient, who took an overdose of ibuprofen because her boyfriend broke up with her.
June 6: A teenager reported hearing second hand that another teen had threatened to hurt them. Under investigation.
June 6: A woman called to request help in handling an issue regarding her children. The children were sent to stay with their grandmother. The mother now wants them returned and the grandmother is refusing. Mother was advised of her options.
June 6: Officers responded to a house alarm in the 9000 block of Aerie Lane. An officer observed a pet bird flying inside the house. The house was otherwise secure. A false alarm notification will be mailed to the home owner.
June 6: A concerned citizen reported observing water running out of the window of a vacant apartment in the 1500 block of Mitchell Street. The incident will be referred to the city building inspector.
June 5: Officer was advised of a missing person who lives in Blaine. The last time he was heard from he was in Salem, Oregon. The report was forwarded to authorities in Oregon.
June 5: A local business in the 800 block of Harrison reported having received a counterfeit $20 bill. The bill was determined to be counterfeit. The bill was impounded and the case was forwarded to the U.S. Secret Service.
June 5: Officer responded to the 100 block of SR543 regarding a semi-truck leaking diesel fuel. Officer located the truck and advised the fire department. The fire department responded and handled the small spill.
June 5: Officer received an anonymous call regarding a male subject seen hanging upside down from the Mitchell Street bridge. Officers located a group of boys who were shooting a video. They were given stern warnings and sent home.
June 4: Officer was called to the school for a student who was in possession of marijuana and had attempted to sell it on campus. The student was also accused of threatening another student. Student was arrested and booked.
June 4: Police office assisted a Canadian immigration agent by providing him with criminal history on a subject he was investigating.
June 4: An officer assisted a motorist who locked herself out of her vehicle by providing her with a tool to open the door. The motorist unlocked her car.
June 4: A motorist pointed out two people near a vehicle in the 1700 block of H Street who were acting suspicious. The people were contacted and identified. A field contact report was completed.
June 4: Officer responded to a 911 hang up at a resident in the 800 block of Odell Road. During the course of the investigation, one subject was found to have warrants. He was arrested and booked into Whatcom County Jail.
June 3: A vehicle was stopped in the 800 block of H Street after an officer observed four subjects seated in the cab of a pick-up truck. Officer found the driver was DWLS 3rd and in violation of a protection order. Subject processed and released. Car towed.
June 3: Officer was contacted by a school employee who stated he had observed a student throwing litter from a vehicle in the school zone. Contact was made with the student and she was given a stern warning. .

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