Police Report -- September 02, 2004

Published on Thu, Sep 2, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

August 30:
North Whatcom Fire and Rescue responded to help a seven-year-old child with a bee sting. In past years, the boy has had allergic reactions. The injury did not cause an immediate reaction but they were concerned one might develop. The youth was being supervised by a sibling while his parents were at work, so officers brought him to the police station to visit under adult supervision until one of his parents was able to pick him up.

August 30:
A school district employee reported that a truck backed into the district’s fence and damaged it. This is an ongoing problem for the school. The property owner next door leases his lot to a trucking company. Officers contacted the insurance division of the trucking company and advised them of the complaint. The lot’s owner will be contacted as well.

August 30:
Several people called police when they saw a group of juveniles on the roof of a house in the 200 block of Cherry Street shooting what appear-ed to be a BB gun. Officers contacted the juveniles and found they were indeed shooting a target with a BB Gun. Officers impounded the gun and contacted parents. The parents were advised of the laws, and they took custody of the weapon.

August 30:
An employee called police when they saw a man outside, urinating on their business in the 200 block of H Street in broad daylight. The witness obtained both the B.C. license plate number from the offending car and a description of the suspect, who lives in Vancouver B.C. Officers investigated and were able to identify the vehicle and have the people in the car contacted. Charges of Lewd Act will be submitted to the prosecutor for review.

August 30:
A person called police because he was concerned about the safety of several juveniles riding motorized scooters. He said they constantly ride on the sidewalk and fail to stop at stop signs. He saw one child nearly crash with a car one day. Officers explained the current laws to the concerned citizen, and contacted the parents of one of the riders and will try to locate the parents who own the bike.

August 28:
Officers were dispatched to a report of a violation of a no contact order in the 800 block of 4th Street. On arrival they contacted the protected person, who said her ex-boyfriend entered the home and was making something to eat and walking back and forth in the living room. After many attempts to get him to leave she called police. Officers found the 26-year-old suspect hiding in the back yard. He was arrested and booked into jail.

August 27:
Neighbors called police to report they could hear someone screaming for help from a home in the next block. Officers arrived and also heard a man yelling very loudly, screaming for help and divine intervention. The screaming continued until officers knocked on the door. A few seconds later a young man calmly presented himself. He was surprised to find the police, and explained he was home alone and really getting into his favorite video game. Officers checked the interior of the home, confirmed the man’s story, and suggested he close his windows before taking the game off pause.

August 27:
Blaine harbor security reported that an intoxicated man tried to assault a guest in the marina parking lot. The attacker left the area before police arrived, and the accosted party did not want to press charges. Extra patrol was provided to the area.