Police Report -- November 04, 2004

Published on Thu, Nov 4, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

October 31:
Residents in the Birch Court area reported to police that someone had thrown a rock over their back fence and struck their glass sliding door, shattering it. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate a suspect.

October 31:
Officers responded to the Peace Arch border crossing for a person in possession of suspected marijuana. Officers found identification not belonging to the suspect. Officers were not able to contact the rightful owners of the identification. The 24-year-old female was issued a citation and released. Officers will attempt to contact the owners of the identification so it can be returned to them.

October 31:
A Blaine resident was observed driving in a negligent manner in the 600 block of 6th Street. A vehicle stop was initiated on the resident’s vehicle. The driver was arrested, cited and released for driving under the influence and released.

October 31:
Agents and officers saw people out in the harbor with lights late at night. Officers contacted them when they came to shore after Fish and Wildlife requested they be identified. It was determined that the group was legally working in oyster beds.

October 31:
Officer received a report of shots fired in the 5500 block of Bayvue Road. Officer checked the area and located two hunters in the area of Seavue and Selder roads outside of the city limits. Officer advised the WCSO and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife of the hunters. It was confirmed that duck hunting was allowed in the area at that time.

October 31:
Officers were dispatched to a 911 call in the 600 block of A Street. Upon arrival officers received information of an individual jumping across the border. Officers assisted U.S. Border Patrol agents in apprehending the individual.

October 31:
A person travelling through Blaine on a road trip called police because she found clothing in her car that did not belong to her. The woman was alarmed because she had no idea how the strange clothing got into her car. Officers checked the car and found no evidence that anything criminal had happened while the woman was in Blaine. Officers cleared without incident.

October 30:
Officers stopped a vehicle for speeding in the 9300 block of Semiahmoo Parkway. The driver was cited for speeding and for having no insurance. The driver is also suspended and charges will be forwarded to the prosecutor for review.

October 30:
Officers saw a car speeding up after it passed behind the officers in the 2000 block of Peace Portal Drive. Officers attempted to stop the car for speeding. The vehicle failed to yield to the officers. After about three miles the car finally stopped. The driver was found to be driving under the influence and was arrested. The 45-year-old female was processed and released.

October 29:
A complaint was received about two dogs that run at large from time to time in the 900 block of Peace Portal Drive. The complainant also reported that the dogs appear aggressive towards other dogs. The case was forwarded to the Whatcom Humane Society.

October 28:
A resident in the 1100 block of Mitchell Avenue reported returning home and finding a slim jim by the front door. Officers found no evidence of attempted entry or damage and it appeared no unauthorized person had been inside. Officers provided extra patrol to the area.

October 28:
A citizen reported two men were aggressively panhandling in front of a business in the 1700 block of H Street. An officer contacted the pair and advised them to stop. The men said they would and agreed to leave the area. Later in the evening officers received reports of the same activity. The men were contacted again and this time they were provided a courtesy ride out of the area at their request.

October 28:
An off-duty police officer observed a woman placing stickers on a campaign sign in the 400 block of H Street. Officers contacted the female who said that she had received permission from the political party’s office to place stickers from candidates of the same party on this sign. Officers cleared with no action taken.

October 27:
A woman contacted the police department to report an incident of possible identity theft. The woman tried to write a check at a local business and was denied. A phone call to the collection agency used by the business left her suspecting she had been a victim of identity theft. The woman called back later in the day to report the matter had been a clerical error at the collection agency, and everything had been resolved.

October 27:
Officer was dispatched to a report of a verbal dispute between two people in the 300 block of Alder Street. It was determined that some kids had been playing with a football near a car and the owner of the car had asked them to play elsewhere. An argument ensued between the man and one of the teenage boys. An officer spoke to the boys, who agreed to play somewhere else.

October 26:
Officer received a report that kids were setting off fireworks in an outhouse on 6th Street. Officer arrived and talked to numerous kids in the area, but all denied having seen anything. Officer checked the outhouse and found someone had tried to set some paper on fire. No damage was done to the outhouse.

October 26:
A USBP Agent came upon a car vs. deer collision in the 4000 block of H Street and notified a Blaine officer. There was no damage to the vehicle and the driver left prior to the arrival of the officer. Officer conducted traffic control while the deer gained its wits and finally walked away.

October 25:
A citizen reported her vehicle was vandalized while parked on a city street. It appeared that someone threw a rock through a window. The citizen is insured against the loss. Damage was estimated at about $300.

October 25:
Security at Semiahmoo Resort reported two subjects acting suspiciously in the employee parking lot. It was determined that a son was returning his mother’s car (who is an employee of the resort) so she would have a way home after work. No crime occurred.

October 25:
A tenant in the 600 block of A Street reported having her power shut off several times by kids living in the building. The kids denied any wrong doing and a message was left for a parent to contact police. The kids were warned that any future incidents could result in enforcement action.

October 25:
Officers received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of 12th Street. Officers made contact with the elderly female occupant who was waiting for a friend to cross the border. Officers cleared with no action taken.