Police Report -- March 25, 2004

Published on Thu, Mar 25, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

March 22:
A person reported receiving threats over the internet. The suspect is threatening to destroy the complainant’s computer. Officers are collecting e-mails and will review the case for harassment charges

March 22:
A business in the 1500 block of Odell Street filed a complaint with police when a group of juveniles ignored their warning to stop skate boarding on their property. Damage to some property was also reported. The owner wants police to give them a warning in an attempt to resolve the issue. The business is willing to press charges if the warning is not successful.

March 22:
Officers responded to a report of a man attempting suicide by swallowing antifreeze. Officers spoke to the man who, after a period of time, agreed to come out of the house. The man was transported to the hospital by medical personnel for treatment and a mental health evaluation.

March 21:
Complainant reported she was contacted by two unknown male subjects in a vehicle who asked about one of her family members. They drove away quickly after being told the family member was not at home. Complainant requested extra patrol, because she did not know what the two male subjects wanted and was concerned they might come back.

March 21:
Customs and Border Protection called to report an individual attempting entry into the United States while in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. An officer contacted a Seattle resident who admitted ownership to the items. The person was arrested, cited and released with a promise to appear in Blaine Municipal Court for possession of marijuana less than 40 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.

March 21:
A citizen reported seeing a body in the back seat of a vehicle that appeared to be abandoned in the 700 block of Peace Portal Drive. The officer checked the vehicle and found the registered owner sleeping in the back seat. The person was in good health.

March 20:
A person called police after an argument with a friend led to a violent verbal outburst. The caller reported that he was now afraid that he might be assaulted at any time by the friend he had angered. Officers contacted both parties involved and confirmed the argument was only verbal. Officers separated the parties, who agreed to stay clear of each other.

March 20:
A resident complained about four men dressed in camouflage clothing who were carrying guns and hiding in Montfort Park. Officers located a group of young teenagers who were playing with their paintball guns. An officer spoke with the boys and a couple of their fathers, and explained that city ordinances prohibit the shooting of air guns within the city limits. They were disappointed about the law, but agreed to find somewhere else to play.

March 20:
A person in the 800 block of Alder Street asked the police to check on the welfare of a neighbor who was claiming to be sick and needing money to purchase medicine. The neighbor was contacted. He declined to have medic personnel respond to assist him and confirmed that he would be able to wait until relatives came home with his medicine. He also agreed to stop soliciting handouts from his neighbors.

March 20:
Complainant reported ordering a lap top computer from a company in Blaine that did not deliver the computer as promised. An officer went to the address provided and learned that the address was a mail/freight forwarding business. The company listed a Blaine address on its website, but appears to actually be located in British Columbia. Under investigation.

March 19:
A resident in the 1100 block of Blaine Avenue called to report that several guests had become unruly, and had to be ordered out of the caller’s home. The caller wanted the people contacted and told never to return. Doing this was made difficult since they had already departed the area, and the resident did not know who some of them were. Officers were able to identify a couple of the ill-mannered guests and will attempt to contact them.

March 18:
A person reported seeing a man laying down in a car in the 700 block of Peace Portal Drive, and the car had been parked in the same spot for several days. The reporting person was concerned for the man’s welfare. Officers awakened the man, who said he was ok. He said he was attempting to move into the United States. Border Patrol agents were notified of the situation.

March 18:
Complainant reported an unknown male subject approached him while he was walking home in the 800 block of Adelia Street and sprayed pepper spray in his face. The suspect proceeded to run away. A description of the suspect, along with a possible vehicle description, was provided to police. Case under investigation.

March 18:
A person in the 700 block of Elm Street reported to her neighbor’s doctor that the neighbor was selling her prescribed Vicodin to other people. The neighbor in question contacted a police detective and was distraught over such an assertion. Detective inquiries to appropriate medical/pharmacological agencies revealed no evidence to support the allegation. There is an ongoing dispute between the neighbors over various issues and this allegation may be a symptom of that dispute. This case is closed pending further information.

March 18:
Complainant in the 1200 block of Mitchell Street reported she heard something knocking against her back door. Officers checked the area and found no one in the area, but the back screen door was hitting the back door because of the wind. An officer patrolled the area, but was unable to locate any suspicious activity.

March 17:
Officers responded with aid units to an injury bicycle collision in the 9700 block of Semiahmoo Parkway. Prior to officers arriving the person declined aid and went home.

March 17:
A person in the 700 block of H Street reported receiving a threatening phone call on her message machine. It appeared someone had dialed the wrong number, as the message did not seem to be intended for the complainant. She was not in fear and just wanted to document the incident.

March 17:
Dispatch reported they saw a male subject riding a bike down a city street, and then saw him drop a white bag next to the street. Officer located the male subject and brought him back to where he left his bag of trash on the roadway. Officers advised the young male subject of the littering laws. The young male subject picked up the bag and threw it away at home.

March 16:
Officers responded to a residence regarding a crisis line report of an adult wishing to harm himself with a knife. The subject asked for police assistance with transportation to the hospital for an evaluation. The ride was provided.

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