Police Report -- May 06, 2004

Published on Thu, May 6, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

May 3:
A person in the 2100 block of Odell Road reported he has been receiving death threats for the past week. The written threats were left on his vehicle. The complainant thought it was a joke initially, so he did not report it to police when it started happening. Recent events have lead the man to believe it is not a joke. Case under investigation.

May 3:
WCSO asked Blaine officers to check on a deer that had been struck by a car. Officers arrived and found the deer had died. WCSO was notified.

May 3:
A person called police because they could hear a small child screaming from an apartment in the 1600 block of Runge Road. Officers responded and determined everything was fine. The situation is an ongoing dispute between two neighbors.

May 2:
An officer was dispatched to check on the welfare of a dog that was reported to be locked in a car in the 700 block of Marine Drive without sufficient air, food or water. The responding officer located the car in question but found the window was cracked open and the animal had water. The owner of the vehicle and animal was not very far away and related that he frequently checks on his best friend.

May 1:
A resident reported that someone had placed toilet paper on her house in the 500 block of 8th Street and lit it on fire. No damage was done to the house. The complaint said the incident occurred about one and a half hours prior to her notifying law enforcement. Patrol of the area was provided.

May 1:
A person in the 1300 block of 4th Street reported that she had been assaulted. She also discovered that her car had been broke into and her purse that contained $3,000 had also been stolen. There is a suspect, and the incident is being investigated.

May 1:
Officers received a report of damage done to a building in the 1800 block of Boblett Street by vandals in the form of graffiti. The owner of the building is going to attempt to remove the graffiti with a pressure washer. Photographs were taken of the damage in hopes that the tagger or taggers can be identified by their handiwork.

May 1:
A complaint was received from a resident in the 9100 block of Great Blue Heron Drive about a contractor who had been paid in advance for work that had not been completed to the satisfaction of the homeowner. The homeowner was advised that the matter sounded like a civil issue rather than a criminal issue. Later in the day the contractor contacted the police department requesting assistance in retrieving the tools he left at the house. An officer accompanied the man to the residence but no one was at home.

April 29:
This office was contacted by a property owner in the 1800 block of H Street who received information that a group of people had set up a sale in the parking lot of her vacant building last weekend without permission. She wanted police to know that no one had permission to be on her property and she wished for trespassing charges to be pursued against anyone who is seen there in the future.

April 29:
Officers contacted a parent and advised her that a bench warrant had been issued for her 16-year-old son for a probation violation. The woman located her son and brought him to the station. The young man cooperated with police and was booked into Whatcom County Juvenile Detention.

April 29:
A mother called the police station to request assistance with her 11-year-old daughter who was out of control. Officers arrived and calmed the girl down. Officers spoke with her about her actions and what she should do if she becomes angry in the future. The girl apologized for her actions.

April 28:
An officer saw a person driving in the 400 block of H Street who he knew to have a suspended license. The person was arrested and issued a citation. The vehicle was impounded with a 30 day hold due to the person’s driving history.

April 28:
A mother reported that she was concerned because her young daughter had made friends with an older man. Officers spoke with all the parties involved and determined there had been no crime.

April 28:
A woman came to the police station asking for assistance. She had been arguing with her live-in boyfriend and decided to leave on her own before things got out of control. Officers put the woman in contact with a domestic violence advocate. She was also given a bus pass to Bellingham and a Salvation Army voucher so she could get a meal.