Police Report -- April 10, 2003

Published on Thu, Apr 10, 2003
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POLICE REPORTS

April 8:
Officers responded to a report of a distraught person in need of assistance in the 1600 block of Madison Avenue. Upon arriving, officers found the person to be intoxicated, but not a danger to herself or others. She declined all forms of assistance. She told officers several times that she was fine and did not want any help, as she had just recently straightened things out with her doctor. Officers cleared without incident.

April 7:
A U.S. Customs inspector intercepted a driver with a suspended license. A passenger in the vehicle was found with a small amount of marijuana and paraphernalia. Both suspects were issued criminal citations, and the vehicle was impounded.

April 7:
A resident in the 1300 block of Mitchell Street reported a person who was unknown to her trying to enter her back door. The male subject fled on foot as officers arrived. A police K-9 track led to a nearby residence where two males were contacted. The resident was unable to identify the male or provide a description.

April 6:
Officers were dispatched to a nursing home in the 400 block of C Street where a patient had become violent. The nurses were not able to restrain him and were requesting assistance. Officers arrived and were able to keep the person under control. Aid was called and they transported the person to the hospital with a police escort.

April 6:
Officers received a complaint of excessive noise coming from an apartment. The intoxicated occupant was contacted and he agreed to be quiet and go to bed.

April 5:
Officers were dispatched to a physical domestic dispute. After investigating, officers arrested a person for residential burglary and domestic violence assault in the fourth degree. The person was booked into Whatcom County jail.

April 5:
Officer observed a driver commit a traffic infraction in the 700 block of H Street and stopped the vehicle. The driver did not speak English and a U.S. border patrol agent assisted with translation. It was determined the driver was not in the country legally and he was turned over to USBP agents.

April 4:
A person in the 1000 block of Blaine Avenue contacted police because his neighbor�s children had built a wooden ramp and left it in the alley, blocking the access to his garage. He had tried to contact them, but was unable to. Officers contacted the parent who apologized and promised to have it moved by the day�s end.

April 4:
A laptop computer was reported missing from a classroom at the elementary school. Case under investigation.

April 4:
An officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic offense. While talking with the driver the officer could smell a heavy odor of marijuana. The driver handed over a personal use amount of marijuana to the officer. The driver was subsequently arrested for possession of marijuana and cited for the traffic offense.

April 4:
A citizen reported a juvenile outside her house was using profane language towards her. Both parties were contacted and agreed not to have further contact with each other. The reporting party was given information on obtaining a restraining order if the problem continues.

April 4:
Officers responded to check on the security of a bank after the custodian found an open safe. An employee was contacted, and she advised officers that nothing was missing.

April 3:
Two reports were received that a horse was running loose in the area of Harrison and Clark streets. The horse was found in the 300 block of Clark Street. An officer walked the horse home and placed it in a fenced area. The owner was not at home. The humane society was made aware of the complaint.

April 3:
A Blaine officer responded to an ALS call where an employee had fallen at a business in the 300 block of C Street and broken her leg. The employee was transported to the hospital for treatment by Medic-One.

April 3:
Officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance between family members. On arrival officers found that a 17-year-old boy had attempted to harm himself. The boy was taken to the hospital for medical and mental evaluations.

April 3:
A Blaine resident called and reported her daughter�s mountain bike had been stolen from the Blaine Primary School. There are no suspects at this time.

April 2:
A juvenile male in the 500 block of E Street called police because he was concerned when he came home and his father was not at home as he usually is. While officers were speaking to the boy, the father returned home. Everything was ok. No crime occurred.

April 1:
A passerby called police when she saw a small infant unattended in a car at a shopping center parking lot. Officers contacted the mother, who said her son was sleeping so she had left him in her car. Officers explained the dangers of leaving an infant unattended in a car and the mother agreed to take the child into the store with her.

April 1:
Officers saw a person in the 400 block of Peace Portal Drive who was thought to have a suspended license. Officers confirmed his license was suspended and contacted him. The man was arrested and issued a criminal citation. During this time, the man displayed symptoms of an anxiety attack. An aid unit responded, checked the man�s welfare and determined he did not need to go to the hospital. He was released and his car was impounded.

April 1:
Officers responded to an aid call at U.S. Customs where a female subject was having an anxiety attack. Officers arrived and found the person was in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. Medics checked her welfare and determined she did not require medical attention. She was arrested, issued a criminal citation and released.

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