Police Report -- October 07, 2004

Published on Thu, Oct 7, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

October 4:
Someone used some type of device to launch at least two rocks into Canada, breaking two windows on a house on Zero Avenue. An officer assisted the RCMP with the complaint. Several kids playing in the area were contacted, but the crime was not solved.

October 4:
Officer was advised of a possible suicidal subject who made a threat to harm herself earlier that day at a medical facility. Officer contacted the adult female, who admitted telling the medical facility she might harm herself but only in an unsuccessful attempt to get more treatment. The woman stated she actually had no intention to harm herself or anyone else.

October 4:
An apartment resident in the 500 block of A Street called to report neighbor kids were running up and down the stairs to her apartment complex in an apparent attempt to harass her. Officer contacted the kids and advised to stay away from the apartment complex and to stop bothering the tenant.

October 3:
Officers were dispatched to Harborside Drive after a resident was awakened by a man who insisted there were people chasing him with the intent of killing him. Upon discussing the situation with the man it was determined the best course of action was for him to turn himself into the hospital for a mental health evaluation.

October 3:
A citizen reported a man loitering around her business in the 200 block of C Street, possibly stalking her or her workplace. The man was contacted by police and found to have a loaded firearm in his vehicle. The man was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle and released with a court date as there was no room in the jail. The gun was impounded. The man was also trespassed from the property.

October 3:
An officer attempted to contact a driver who was speeding northbound into the downtown area. The driver accelerated, passed a car across the double yellow line, and then ran through a stop sign on Peace Portal Drive at H Street at 50 miles per hour. The driver finally stopped on the northbound I5 freeway on ramp, where he was arrested for reckless driving. He said he was trying to get to the border before the NEXUS lane closed for the evening.

October 3:
Officers responded to a woman laying in a yard in the 500 block of E Street screaming for help. Upon arrival officers determined that the woman was having an anxiety attack. Aid arrived and verified the problem.

October 3:
Officers assisted the fire department with traffic control at the intersection of Boblett and Yew streets when a commercial trailer’s brakes overheated and caught fire. The fire was put out and there was no damage to the freight, but the trailer was a total loss. A crane was called to off load the cargo and the intersection was blocked for six hours. The driver was cited for operating defective equipment.

October 2:
A motel in the 200 block of Alder Street reported the theft of blankets from one of their rooms. The motel recouped the loss by billing the tenant’s credit card for the loss.

October 2:
A security guard observed two very intoxicated men walk to a vehicle in the 200 block of Marine Drive. Officers arrived before the men entered the vehicle. The men decided to sleep in their boat so they could get an early start in the morning for crabbing. The men returned safely to their vessel.

October 1:
A customer returned to his car in a business parking lot in the 1200 block of A Street and found his passenger side window shattered. A golf ball on the car’s seat explained what caused the damage, but not how it happened. A second customer turned in another golf ball, which he found near the fresh dent in his nearby car. The malicious golfer was not located.

October 1:
A concerned adult reported a large group of teen age boys fighting on Blaine Avenue near Salashan Park. The boys fled prior to the arrival of officers but several of them were contacted when they drove back into the area. All admitted to knowing of the fight but all denied having been involved. No assault victims were located.

October 1:
Officer stopped a vehicle for speeding in the 1700 block of H Street and found the driver was intoxicated by alcohol. The driver attempted to give false identification, and was found to be in possession of a dangerous weapon, a personal use amount of marijuana and no valid drivers license. On top of everything else, the 36-year-old Blaine resident had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear on a previous DUI charge. The driver was arrested and processed, and then released because there was no room in the jail.

September 30:
Report of a suspicious person walking down an alleyway in the 500 block of E Street. An officer found the 28-year-old Bellingham resident sitting on the ground drinking a beer. The man was arrested for consuming alcohol in public. A citation for the offense was issued.

September 30:
A concerned passerby reported a man yelling very loudly in a telephone booth in the 600 of Peace Portal Drive. The arriving officer found a man who was extremely upset because he just lost custody of his kids and he was yelling at a relative who he blamed for the loss. The man calmed down and apologized for the disruption.

September 29:
A resident reported overhearing that an assault had taken place at a nearby residence in the 500 block of F Street. An officer responded and found that a simple assault had probably occurred the night before but there was insufficient evidence for a prosecution. The parties involved agreed to stay away from each other while one half packed up to leave.

September 29:
Upon investigating an assault complaint in the 500 block of F Street, a woman who was highly intoxicated was arrested for assault 4th, obstructing a public officer, and resisting arrest. The lady began complaining of chest pains and medical personnel were dispatched to transport her to hospital for evaluation.