Police Report -- March 11, 2004

Published on Thu, Mar 11, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

March 6:
An officer responded to a customer dispute at a business in the 300 block of Third Street. A patron was pumping fuel into his vehicle when some gas back-flowed from the fuel tank, spilling on the outside of the vehicle and ground below. The patron felt he should get a two gallon discount for the fuel that had spilled, and when the store manager declined the discount, the patron refused to pay for all of the dispensed fuel. The patron was advised he would need to pay for the fuel he pumped and that the business was not responsible. The bill was paid.

March 6:
Dispatch reported two teenagers spray painting the front of a business in the 1700 block of H Street. Three juveniles were contacted at the back of the business spraying Silly String from cans. The juveniles had also littered by throwing the empty cans and lids in the parking lot. The juveniles were directed to clean up the mess they had created and to deposit the empty cans/lids into a garbage can. They complied and were warned about malicious mischief and littering laws. The kids’ parents were contacted and advised of the report.

March 6:
A person called to report that a dog was being kept in a vehicle and not being cared for. Officers responded and found the dog in the vehicle. The animal appeared alert, healthy and cared for. Officers contacted the owner and found that due to a temporary problem with housing, the dog was unable to be inside at night. According to the owner, the dog spends the daytime out of the car with him. The owner’s story seemed to be consistent with the dog’s condition. Officers cleared without incident.

March 5:
Officers followed an erratically driven vehicle in a residential neighborhood late at night, and contacted the driver when she pulled over to the side of the road. Her driver’s license was suspended and she was arrested. A search of the vehicle incident to arrest uncovered marijuana, glass pipes, a bong, and prescription medication. The vehicle was impounded and the driver was booked into jail on felony drug possession charges.

March 5:
USBP reported the possibility that illegal aliens were being picked up by a taxicab at a local gas station in the 300 block of Alder Street. An officer found a taxi dropping off people with lots of luggage at a motel. USBP was advised.

March 5:
A Blaine Officer received a warrant for a 44-year-old Blaine resident for probation violation in regards to a domestic violence incident. The person was located and arrested. During the arrest officers found marijuana and drug paraphernalia on his person. The resident was booked into jail.

March 5:
Complainant reported a man had been causing a disturbance in her store in the 200 block of Marine Drive and did not leave until she called the police. Complainant requested the man be located and told not to return to the business. An officer located the man, told him he was no longer allowed in the complainant’s store and advised him about the laws regarding disturbing the peace. The gentleman said he was very sorry and promised not to go back to the business. Officer cleared with no further incident.

March 5:
Officers responded to a simple assault that had taken place between two students. At the request of the victim and their parents, the school will handle the incident.


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