Police Report -- November 13, 2003

Published on Thu, Nov 13, 2003
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POLICE REPORTS

November 9:

Officers responded to the Peace Arch port of entry for a subject who was in possession of marijuana. The 24-year-old female was arrested and issued a citation for the violation.

November 9:
A person in the 1600 block of Peace Portal Drive called to report that a neighbor had threatened her son. She did not wish to pursue criminal charges, but asked that police speak to the neighbor and ask him to refrain from making threats. Officers spoke with all parties involved. Everyone agreed that they would call the police if they had further problems and would not engage in arguments and threats.

November 9:
Officers responded to an apartment in the 700 block of A Street where a heater had caught on fire. Officers arrived and found the fire had not spread from the heater. Fire department units arrived and investigated the call. The tenant said she would call her landlord to get the heater looked at.

November 8:
A person left his truck at a friend�s house in the 1000 block of Adelia Street. When he returned, he found a rock had been thrown through his window. Nothing was taken from the vehicle. Under investigation.

November 8:
A Blaine officer responded to a 911 hang up call at a pay phone at a shopping center. An adult patron said the phone was off the hook and no one was nearby. The officer contacted a group of children who were walking from the area and found they were unaware of anyone playing with the phone.

November 8:
Officers responded to a report of a verbal domestic dispute. Before the officers arrived, one of the parties drove away from the residence. The person was located and explained that the argument had stemmed from a possible child abuse incident. All of the parties involved were interviewed and an investigation into the abuse complaint was initiated.

November 7:
Officers responded to a 911 hang up call in the 400 block of C Street. Officers arrived and found a toddler had been playing with the phone. There was no emergency.

November 7:
Officers saw a parked car in a city park after hours and contacted the occupants. The 19-year-old male passenger was found to be in possession of marijuana and was arrested for the offense.

November 6:
Officer took a report of a loose dog in the 600 block of 8th Street. The reporting party received very minor scratches from the dog. A very large and vague area description was provided. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the dog.

November 6:
A Blaine officer assisted the fire department at a vacant residence in the 300 block of E Street. A neighbor spotted light smoke in the living room and the smoke alarm had been activated. The fire department responded, forced entry and discovered the alarm was caused by water mist. There was no fire.

November 5:
A Blaine resident in the 1200 block of Mitchell Street called to report she had been locked out of her residence and requested assistance getting back inside. An officer was able to retrieve the keys and get safely inside.

November 5:
Officers on patrol found a broken window at an unoccupied resident in the 600 block of 9th Street. The owner was contacted. The window was determined to have been broken accidentally by the owner. No crime.

November 5:
Officer received a request for extra patrol in the 100 block of 16th Street. The reporting party said he observed a male walking close to his house and that was unusual in the area. Due to the proximity of the international border, the information was also passed on to border patrol units.

November 5:
A city building in the 600 block of 8th Street was vandalized during hours of darkness. Two large, double pane windows were broken. Case under investigation.

November 5:
A resident reported a suspicious vehicle in her neighborhood in the 700 block of Elm Street during early morning hours. The vehicle was idling; appeared unoccupied and was not from the area. An officer found an adult male sleeping in the truck. The male was physically fine, sober and not apparently tied to any criminal activity. The male drove home after being awakened by the officer.

November 5:
A person in California reported a possible internet fraud to police. The complainant had ordered products from a Vancouver based business via the internet, but claimed not to have received his products. During police investigation, the products arrived at the complainant�s house.

November 4:
Suspect was the driver and sole occupant of a vehicle encountered northbound on I-5 at the Peace Arch port of entry. During inspection, it was found that subject�s privilege to drive in the state of Washington had been revoked. Subject was issued a citation and released; the vehicle was impounded.

November 4:
Officers saw a car speeding in the 2000 block of Peace Portal Drive. It took officers almost two miles to catch the car and it was paced at over 100 miles per hour. There were four young males in the car. The driver was issued a ticket for negligent driving. The 18-year-old driver said he wasn�t paying attention.

November 4:
Officers received a complaint about a dog barking in the 9700 block of Allan Street for no apparent reason. The complainant reported that this has been occurring regularly for several months. Officers checked the area and the dog was barking. Officers did not see anything in the area that would have justified the barking. No one answered the door at the dog�s residence. The report was forwarded to animal control for follow up.

November 4:
A citizen reported the theft of a diamond ring from her house in the 1200 block of Runge Road. There are no suspects at this time, but the case is under investigation.