Police Report -- November 27, 2003

Published on Thu, Nov 27, 2003
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POLICE REPORTS

November 24:

Complainant reported two young men came onto the high school campus and assaulted a student during the lunch period, in an argument over an earlier incident. The instigators were located and interviewed, and the incident is being reviewed for investigation of trespassing and simple assault.

November 24:
A citizen called the police department to report that a person walking by her H Street house was possibly looking in a window at her daughter. Officers contacted the parties involved: the teenage boy who was seen on the street near the home denied any intent to pry. He and his parent were counseled about the incident.

November 24:
Officer assisted North Whatcom fire and rescue Services (NWFRS) with a aid call in the 300 block of C Street. An elderly female was having problems breathing and had side pain. Officer stood by with the female until aid arrived.

November 23:
Officers responded to a child custody dispute in the 300 block of D Street. Officers contacted one of the parties and determined the dispute was a civil matter, and no further police intervention was needed.

November 23:
A person called to report that he had been unable to return his child to the mother as is required by court order because there was no one home for him to turn the child over to. He stated that he did not feel that it was safe for the child to be left alone. He simply wanted police to be aware of the situation in case the mother of the child called. Report for information purposes only.

November 23:
A U.S. Customs inspector intercepted a highly intoxicated driver who did not know he was at the border or that he had entered the U.S. A Blaine officer investigated the incident, arrested the driver, cited him into Blaine Municipal Court, and impounded his vehicle. The driver was released to Canadian immigration officials at the border after processing.

November 22:
Officers responded to a 911 hang-up call at a residence in the 200 block of 4th Street and found a young child had dialed the number. Dad instructed his daughter on how dialing 911 summons the police.

November 22:
A resident in the 300 block of Peace Portal Drive requested information on caring for a dog with an injured leg. Officers provided a list of available animal care facilities.

November 22:
A person reported that his vehicle had been vandalized while it was parked near a business in the 200 block of G Street. The owner estimated that about $1,000 damage was done to his car�s paint when both doors were deeply scratched. No suspects.

November 22:
Officers responded to a resident�s complaint in the 1000 block of Adelia Avenue about a man who was pounding on a door and screaming in the early morning hours. It was quiet when police arrived and the man was gone.

November 22:
A frightened babysitter in the 700 block of A Street called police to report a man �banging on the door and demanding his child.� The babysitter did not know the address of the apartment where she was working. Officers were able to locate the caller and speak with the father of the child. The father agreed to wait for the mother to get home before taking the child to his place.

November 22:
A woman came to the police department to report that she had been assaulted by her ex-boyfriend. The crime occurred in the county, so WCSO was notified. The person complained of back pain, so aid was called. Officers assisted and the woman was transported to the hospital.

November 21:
Officers responded to the Peace Arch POE for a possible DUI. It was determined during the investigation that the vehicle the subject was in was an unreported stolen car out of Vancouver, B.C. The registered owner was contacted and filed a stolen report with VPD. Subject was arrested for first degree possession of stolen property and obstructing, after providing numerous fictitious names and dates of birth.

November 21:
A yachtsman called to report his sailboat had been stolen from Blaine Marina. An investigation revealed that another family member, who is also a co-owner of the vessel, may have taken the boat out of the country. Officers informed the man that while the boat was indeed missing, it was not stolen in a criminal sense.

November 21:
A pre-teen contacted the police to report that the discipline she was subjected to at home was excessive to the point of abuse. Investigating officers interviewed the youth, talked to the adults involved in the household, and also to neighbors, and determined the discipline was not excessive. A report is being forwarded to Child Protective Services (CPS) for follow-up.

November 21:
Report of a 911 hang-up call at a residence in the 900 block of Adelia Avenue. Officers arrived and found a mother cooking and several children playing. The phone was near the stove and the mother said she had placed a local call, but not to 911. Everything was okay.

November 21:
A Blaine officer contacted a highly intoxicated man in the 1800 block of Peace Portal Drive who was unsuccessfully trying to navigate his way home on foot, and gave him a ride to his residence.

November 21:
A resident in the 1100 block of Runge Road observed seeing the driver of a white and red Cadillac fighting with another man. The men left before police arrived. Police did not locate the suspect or victim. Extra patrol was provided to the area.

November 19:
A resident complained about a mother and daughter who were having a loud outdoor discussion at 4 a.m., in the 1500 block of D Street. A Blaine officer advised them of the noise complaint. There were no additional complaints.

November 19:
A citizen in the 200 block of 8th Street reported receiving threats after she called a phone number. No suspect in the case, reporting party requested extra patrol.

November 19:
Complainant reported two male subjects were trespassing on the property of a business in the 1300 block of Peace Portal Drive. Complainant said the two subjects were cutting down trees near the train tracks. Both subjects left the area once they were informed they were trespassing.

November 18:
A Blaine officer contacted a driver who was sleeping in a parked vehicle in a closed gas station in the 1800 block of Peace Portal Drive and discovered he had been drinking. The driver gave him his keys to hold. The driver said he would call a friend to drive him home to Bellingham.

November 18:
A Blaine school district employee reported that a child may have been assaulted at home. A Blaine police officer initially investigated. The possible assault was determined to have occurred in Whatcom County Sheriff�s Office (WCSO) jurisdiction. The case has been forwarded to WCSO for investigation.