Police Report -- July 17, 2003

Published on Thu, Jul 17, 2003
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POLICE REPORTS

July 14:
Complainant in the 400 block of C Street reported her ex-boyfriend has come to her house, knocking on all of her windows and saying he was not leaving until she talked to him. She requested the police inform her ex that he is not to return to her house. Officer located the ex and informed him he was no longer allowed on complainant�s property. The boy told the officer that he would not return.

July 14:
An officer responded to a report of a group of men who were changing their clothing in the 2000 block of 2nd Street. It was reported that some of the men were undressing to their underwear. The men were fully dressed when the officer arrived. They explained they were changing into nightwear and didn�t know anyone was watching. The incident was documented.

July 13:
While on patrol, an officer observed a person urinating on the wall of a service station in the 200 block of F Street. The individual was contacted and he stated that there was a long line for the restroom. It turned out the individual was second in line for the restroom. The Ontario resident was arrested for disorderly conduct, cited and released.

July 13:
A citizen felt she had been flimflammed by a local merchant while exchanging foreign currency. The citizen was advised that it was a civil matter.

July 13:
A citizen in the 300 block of B Street reported hearing a father yelling at his children and requested a welfare check. Officers contacted the family and determined the children were okay. The father was disciplining one child for hitting another and that was the main source of the noise. Officer advised the parent of the noise complaint and told him that since this appeared to be an on-going problem, criminal charges may follow any further incidents.

July 13:
Officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Peace Portal Drive after a woman reported a strange man was pounding on the windows of her vehicle while she was inside it. Both parties were contacted and it was determined that the man was upset because he was being kept awake by the sound of a car door being frequently opened and closed. The man believed the woman was the cause of the noise. The parties agreed to stay away from each other.

July 11:
Officers were dispatched to a possible physical domestic in the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue. Officers arrived and found a father and daughter were rough housing. There were no signs that it was anything more than playing around. Officers cleared without incident.

July 11:
Officer observed a vehicle stopped on the freeway by the Mitchell Street overpass. Citizen reported that a juvenile on the overpass broke her windshield. The offending juvenile was contacted and arrangements were made to recover the cost.

July 10:
A Blaine officer assisted the U.S. border patrol with the apprehension of two men in the 100 block of Marine Drive who concealed themselves on a train and entered the U.S. illegally.

July 10:
A resident in the 700 block of Peace Portal Drive reported that a man left a tavern and was disturbing the peace by talking loudly. Officers contacted the happy man and advised him of the complaint and offered him a ride home. The man declined the offer and walked home. No further complaints.

July 10:
A citizen reported a vehicle struck his fence causing damage in the 600 block of 9th Street. The driver of the truck did not remain at the scene.

July 10:
A business owner in the 200 block of Martin Street found a cutting instrument in the parking lot of his closed business. He turned it into police because he didn�t want it falling into the wrong hands. The item was booked into safekeeping.

July 10:
A person phoned police to report a suspicious man wandering around some businesses in the 100 block of C Street. They said he appeared to be a transient and they were worried that he may be thinking about setting up a camp. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the subject.

July 10:
A U.S. Customs inspector intercepted a motorist who admitted to possessing 24 tablets of a Schedule III anabolic/androgenic steroid without a prescription. A Blaine officer investigated the incident and submitted the case to county prosecutor for review.

July 10:
A person escorted a found dog in the 1500 block of Madison Avenue to the police department. The found dog had no identification and was turned over to the humane society.

July 10:
Complainant reported $500 worth of damage to his vehicle in the 200 block of Marine Drive. Complainant had parked the vehicle in a parking lot and found the damage when he returned to the vehicle. The front of the hood and fender had been scratched up.

July 8:
A citizen in the 1100 block of Adelia Street reported her garbage can was vandalized sometime during the night. There are no suspects at this time. The citizen requested the incident be documented and extra patrol be provided.

July 8:
An employee at a business in the 9500 block of Semiahmoo Parkway reported finding a suspicious letter. The business requested an informational report be taken in case further incidents should occur. Officer took note and cleared with no further action taken.

July 8:
A citizen in the 900 block of Harrison Avenue reported receiving harassing phone calls. It is believed the calls are intended for a former tenant. Extra patrol was requested.