Police Report -- May 13, 2004

Published on Thu, May 13, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

May 9:
US Customs reported they were questioning a male subject who had 19 grams of marijuana in his possession. Officer arrived and arrested the subject for being in possession of marijuana under 40 grams. The subject was later released after he signed his criminal citation.

May 9:
A resident in the 400 block of 10th Street reported she was awakened by a tapping sound on her daughter’s window and observed a 14-year-old female who wanted her daughter to come out and play. Mom called the police and asked the child be contacted, trespassed and taken home. Officers called the mother of the 14-year-old, and discovered the child had not been home for two days but had not been reported missing. Officers located the child at a friend’s house in Birch Bay. She was returned home without incident. CPS will be notified.

May 8:
An officer assisted a WCSO deputy who apprehended a possible wanted felon who refused to give his true name. The officer received a faxed photo from the jail and transported it to the deputy. The suspect was shown his picture and confirmed his identity. The deputy booked the suspect for felony and misdemeanor charges at Whatcom County jail.

May 8:
Officers went to the Peace Arch border crossing to speak to a driver who did not have a license. He was warned about the consequences for driving without a license and released.

May 8:
Officers responded to an aid call in the 1300 block of H Street to assist fire fighters. A subject had hurt himself riding his bicycle and was not cooperating with the aid units. Officers stood by until he was transported for head injuries.

May 7:
An officer arrested a 13-year-old female for distribution of prescription medication to other juveniles. The girl was booked into Juvenile Detention.

May 7:
A resident complained about two juveniles who set off fireworks on his property in the 1600 block of Bayview Avenue. Officers investigated the incident and contacted two 13-year-old boys who admitted lighting four firecrackers which they found. Written warning notices were completed, the boys’ parents were notified, and the children were directed by their parents to return home immediately.

May 6:
A citizen in the 700 block of Peace Portal Drive reported receiving harassing phone calls from an ex-boyfriend. The citizen just wanted the other party contacted and told to discontinue attempts at contact.

May 6:
An officer stopped a motor vehicle in the 700 block of SR-543 for a traffic violation. A subsequent investigation revealed the driver was driving on a suspended driver’s license. A search of the subject resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine. The individual was booked into the Whatcom County jail pending formal charges of possession of a controlled substance and driving while license suspended/revoked 3rd.

May 4:
Officers responded to a report of a small child locked in a bedroom in the 700 block of Elm Street. The fire department was also responding. The child had gone into her bedroom to play and somehow managed to lock the door. The fire department climbed onto the roof and were able to enter the room through an unlocked window. The child was very happy to see her mother. The mother is going to change the lock so this can not happen again.