Police Report -- October 14, 2004

Published on Thu, Oct 14, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

October 12:
Blaine harbor security reported a man walking around in a closed area. The man had bare feet and his behavior led the security officer to be concerned for his welfare. Officers contacted the man and discovered he was practicing yoga and was unaware the area was closed.

October 11:
A man reported that his daughter had been harassed by the parent of another student. The matter was related to an incident that took place at the school the week previous and that had been handled by the school administration. Officers will attempt to contact the other parent regarding her behavior and ask her not to speak to the girl again.

October 11:
A resident reported a man was trespassing on his property in the 9900 block of Canada View. The property in question may be public access. If it is determined that the property is in fact “private,” then this case will be forwarded to the prosecutor for review.

October 11:
A woman reported that her husband was missing. She was concerned for his safety, because he suffers from a medical condition. A watch for was put out for the man, and officers began searching the area for him. The woman later called and reported that her husband had returned home.

October 11:
A woman called to report that her 12-year-old daughter had left the school without permission and she requested assistance from the police in locating the girl. An officer found the girl at her home and advised her of the truancy laws. She said she left before the last period of the day, because she was worried about getting in trouble for being late to class.

October 11:
A person in the 1500 block of D Street reported receiving a suspicious phone call from a man who told her she had qualified to receive a $10,000 grant. The caller said he would need the person’s bank account information, so he could send the proper paperwork to be signed. The citizen wisely did not give out any personal information to the caller and promptly ended the phone call.

October 10:
Officers received a call of a disturbance at a drinking establishment in the 700 block of Peace Portal Drive. Officers arrived and separated the two groups of individuals who were involved. After talking with everyone, officers determined that two intoxicated males were the root of the disturbance. One group agreed to leave the establishment to prevent any further problems and the intoxicated pair were refused any more service.

October 9:
Officers investigated a three car non-injury MVA at the intersection of SR 543 and D Street. Two of the involved vehicles suffered significant damage and had to be towed from the scene. It was determined the accident was caused by an intoxicated driver, and the 41-year-old woman was arrested for DUI.

October 9:
An officer assisted a parent by checking on the welfare of his family after the phone went dead during a call. No one was at home when the officer arrived. Neighbors said mom and the kids had just left. The officer left a business card with a message to call dad.

October 8:
An inattentive driver crossed over the double center line on a curve on Semiahmoo Parkway, ran over a log on the opposite side of the roadway, and flipped his F250 pickup onto its roof. Luckily, the driver was not injured. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at more than $5,000. An officer investigated the accident, and the driver was cited.

October 8:
Officers responded to the 1300 block of Peace Portal Drive regarding a dispute between numerous tenants. Officers determined the behavior of several of the tenants fit the definition of disorderly conduct. The argument began over the removal of plants from an apartment and dissension spread throughout the complex. Report forwarded to the prosecutor for review.

October 7:
Officer observed a male subject staggering in and out of traffic in the 1700 block of H Street. Officer identified the subject as an adult and transported him to a friend’s house to recuperate from his drinking.

October 7:
While patrolling a darkened residential neighborhood on Bayview Avenue an officer noticed a vehicle with all its doors standing open. As the officer approached, a man exited the vehicle aggressively and was detained. The 42-year-old Ferndale resident was found to be in possession of a personal use amount of methamphetamine and was arrested. A second person, a 32-year-old Everson resident with an outstanding warrant for DUI was then found in a nearby construction site and she too was found in possession of personal use methamphetamine. Both parties were booked into jail and the drugs, pipes, etc., were booked into evidence.

October 7:
Police received a report from the Attorney General’s office about a suspicious message that was left on their voice mail by a Blaine resident. The content of the message gave them cause to believe the caller might be in danger. Officers checked on the person who had left the voice mail and found he was okay. Officers determined the person was not in a life threatening situation, but rather was involved in a landlord tenant dispute.

October 5:
An employee about to close a business in the 1500 block of H Street was nervous about a transient who was hanging around. Officers contacted the person and found out that he had been denied entry into Canada because of a criminal history and lack of funds. The person had a return bus ticket to Tennessee, and he will be waiting at the border for the next southbound bus.