Police Report -- May 20, 2004

Published on Thu, May 20, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

May 17:
Complainant in the 300 block of D Street reported a customer took his vehicle back without paying for mechanical service which had been performed on it. Case under investigation.

May 17:
A passerby reported hearing a man and woman yelling in the 200 block of H Street in what sounded like a fight. Officer arrived and met with the people in the apartment. Officer determined the father and mother were just playing loudly with their kids and no argument or fight was occurring.

May 16:
An officer was asked to check on the welfare of an elderly man in the 1100 block of Mitchell Street after a four-year-old riding a tricycle had knocked him off his feet. The man’s relatives decided to transport him to the hospital for an examination due to his age and previous medical problems.

May 16:
Officers responded to a call of a woman lying in the roadway in the 400 block of Peace Portal Drive. The woman was gone upon officers’ arrival. A witness informed officers that the woman had walked away. Officers checked the area, but the woman was not located.

May 15:
Officers were dispatched to a group of teens using foul language in a residential neighborhood. Two teenagers were contacted, and it was discovered that one of the teens was using abusive language over a relationship issue with a boyfriend. A verbal warning was issued for disorderly conduct.

May 15:
Officers responded to a domestic dispute in the 600 block of D Street. Upon arriving, the altercation was found to have been verbal only. However one of the people involved had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was taken into custody and booked into the Whatcom County Jail without incident.

May 14:
An officer was asked to contact a man who was loitering on a street corner on Odell and Sweet roads, in an industrial area at 3 a.m. The officer found a resident who was out for a walk and was talking on a cell phone. The man did not need any assistance.

May 14:
While on school zone patrol an officer was contacted by two young men who requested assistance in getting home to Birch Bay. They related that they had been kicked off the school bus and had no other way to get home. The youths were taken home, and the school district superintendent was made aware of the situation.

May 13:
A person called police because she observed a juvenile driving his motor scooter in the 1700 block of H Street in what she felt was a dangerous manner. An officer spoke to the juvenile who agreed to ride in a safer manner.

May 12:
Officers responded to a possible physical domestic dispute at a residence in the 300 block of Alder Street. Officer arrived and heard arguing between a male and female, as well as loud music playing. Contact was made with the occupants and it was determined that both parties were just arguing. The individuals were warned to quiet down. No crime.

May 12:
Report of construction noise intruding onto private residential property after 7 p.m. in the 200 block of G Street. An officer contacted the construction workers. The owner of the construction business was provided a copy of the city ordinance, reference construction noise. The business owner was polite and cooperative, and he said he would pick up his tools and call it a day.