Police Report -- October 23, 2003

Published on Thu, Oct 23, 2003
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POLICE REPORTS

October 18:

Officers responded to a 911 hang-up call in the 600 block of 10th Street and found a locked residence with no one home. A pet was in the house and may have activated the 911 dial button on the phone. An officer checked the residence later in the evening and found the home owners had returned and did not need assistance.

October 18:
A Blaine officer contacted two young boys walking out of town at night on a dark road. The boys parents were contacted and it was determined that they did not know their children had decided to leave the Blender and stay overnight at a friend�s house. They were given permission for the adventure and the officer delivered them safely to their friend�s house.

October 18:
A person reported his vehicle stolen from the parking lot of a local business on the 1700 block of H Street. Officers checked the lot and the surrounding area to ensure the driver had not just forgotten were he parked. The vehicle was not located. A stolen vehicle report was taken and area agencies were advised to watch for the vehicle. There are no suspects in this case.

October 18:
Officers responded to a noise complaint in the 300 block of B Street. Officers contacted an adult homeowner who was hosting a housewarming party. All of the participants appeared to be adults. The homeowner was warned about keeping the noise down. She advised that she would make sure everyone quieted down for the duration of the party. Officers cleared without incident.

October 17:
Dispatch reported a 911 call at a residence in the 900 block of 3rd Street. Officers arrived and determined the female subject inside the residence had accidentally called 911 when she was trying to call a similar number. Officer determined there was no emergency and cleared without further incident.

October 17:
Report of a missing person in the 200 block of H Street. An investigation revealed the person left her residence with clothing and a suitcase type of bag. A welfare check was broadcast to the local agencies.

October 17:
Officers responded to a 911 hang-up call at a residence and the dispatcher reported hearing static on the line. Officers were unable to make contact with anyone at the residence. Officers could see inside and could see no signs of distress. About the same time, there were numerous calls in the county with similar circumstances. It is believed to have been a problem with the phone lines.

October 17:
Officers responded with aid to a report that a man had fallen abut five feet and was complaining of neck, back and rib pain. Officers monitored the patient until fire department personnel arrived. The male was transported to St. Joseph�s Hospital.

October 17:
An anonymous person reported a vehicle was parked on the road for a few days without license plates in the 700 block of G Street. Officer checked the vehicle and determined it was not reported stolen. The owner could not be located, and the officer placed an abandoned vehicle notice on the vehicle.

October 16:
Officers were asked to respond to the Peace Arch POE to take custody of a person. A judge issued an order to take the subject into custody and deliver them to the hospital for a mental evaluation. Officers transported the person and cleared without incident.

October 16:
A citizen in the 9900 block of Canada Way reported someone had slashed his tires. There is no suspect information and a report was taken for informational purposes.

October 16:
Officer was dispatched to a dispute between a customer and an employee at a gas mart in the 500 block of Peace Portal Drive. The customer got upset with the price of beer after paying for it and started to yell at the employee. Officer contacted the customer and told her she should take what she paid for and leave the business. Having been transported from the building, she agreed and left without further incident.

October 16:
Officers saw a person who they knew to have a suspended license and warrants. The person was stopped and arrested after officers confirmed her driving status and warrants. The judge ordered the subject to jail for three days on the warrant, but the jail refused her due to overcrowding. She was issued citations and released and her vehicle was impounded.

October 16:
Report of a fight in front of a business in the 500 block of Peace Portal Drive. Officers arrived in the area and found the two participants shaking hands. The �friends� made up and went on their way.

October 16:
An officer investigated a motion detector alarm at a business in the 200 block of H Street. The building was found to be secure. High winds were moving the outside lights at the business that were near the entrance and in view of the lobby. This may have been the cause of the lobby motion alarm.

October 15:
A citizen called the police department to report a vehicle in the ditch. The truck was in the ditch on the east side of the 2200 block of Peace Portal Drive. There were no injuries, but the driver had a suspended driver�s license. The vehicle was impounded.

October 15:
A resident reported a group of juveniles who may have tried to steal an unsecured bicycle from the front yard of his neighbor�s residence in the 700 block of Cedar Street. The possible theft was interrupted by the resident. The juveniles left the area prior to the arrival of officers and they were not identified.

October 11:
A 911 hang-up occurred at a residence in the 1100 block of Harrison Avenue. A fast-busy signal was received during a call-back. Contact was made with an occupant. The phone had been out of order. Everything was okay, except for the phone problem.