Police Report -- November 18, 2004

Published on Thu, Nov 18, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

November 16:
Officers responded to a 911 hang up call at a local business in the 500 block of Peace Portal Drive. Upon arrival it was determined that an employee had called about a problem with a disorderly patron. While the employee was on the phone trying to dial 911, the patron struck him twice. Officers checked the area and could not locate the suspect. Case forwarded to the prosecutor.

November 15:
Officers assisted WCSO with a man in the 3900 block of H Street Road who attempted to commit suicide by inhaling exhaust fumes from his car. The man was parked on a remote road and was observed by construction workers. Police arrived before the man lost consciousness and were able to get the man out of his vehicle without incident. The man was treated at the scene and then transported to St. Joseph Hospital for a mental evaluation.

November 15:
Dispatch broadcast a watch for information on a person and vehicle. Ferndale police had probable cause to arrest the person for DV assault. An officer located the suspect vehicle in Blaine and initiated a traffic stop in the 1600 block of Peace Portal Drive. The person inside the vehicle was detained for Ferndale police. The suspect also had a suspended driver’s license. The report will be forwarded to the city prosecutor for review of charges on the driving violation.

November 15:
Officers were dispatched to a report of a verbal domestic dispute in progress in the 800 block of Boblett Street. On arrival officer contacted a man who said his ex-wife was causing problems while he was picking up his kids. Another officer contacted the woman as she was walking away and warned her about the domestic violence laws.

November 15:
A young woman was cited for possession of less than 40 grams of marijuana after Customs and Border Protection officers found the substance in a vehicle during an inspection.

November 15:
Officers responded to a call where a woman in the 200 block of B Street was reported to be choking. While officers were on scene the woman was able to clear the obstruction from her airway. Officers monitored the patient until aid personnel arrived.

November 14:
Complainant reported she was walking with her dog in the 8500 block of Semiahmoo Parkway when she noticed two men walking into the woods carrying rifles. Officer checked the area and found the area where the two men walked to was located in the county. Officer was unable to locate the suspected hunters. Case forwarded to the DFW.

November 14:
A person stopped and asked an officer for directions. After the person drove away the officer learned the car had an expired registration. Officers stopped the car and spoke to the driver. The driver did not have a license and was also a refugee. Border patrol spoke to the driver and took him into custody. Officers issued citations for the infractions and cleared without incident. Border patrol advised the subject would most likely be deported.

November 13:
Dispatch reported a blocking traffic collision involving a SUV and a tractor trailer on SR543. Officer arrived and met with the drivers of both vehicles, who stated no one was injured. Officer determined the driver of the SUV had made an improper lane change, causing the tractor trailer to strike the side of the vehicle.

November 13:
Officers were dispatched to a vehicle that was stuck in the mud in the 2600 block of Bell Road. Officers found that the driver was intoxicated and had fallen asleep while driving, left the roadway, struck a culvert and was in the mire just short of the business building at that location. The 59-year-old driver of the vehicle was arrested for DUI, processed and released.

November 13:
Dispatch reported a person was requesting assistance because he had locked his keys in his vehicle while it was running and his one-year-old daughter was inside. Officer arrived and contacted a tow company to have the vehicle opened. After the vehicle was opened the driver was issued a criminal citation for leaving his child in the vehicle unattended while the motor was running.

November 13:
A homeowner in the 500 block of F Street reported hearing a loud crash and then finding a rock had been thrown through a window. The rock went through the window and hit the kitchen stove, smashing the glass door to the oven. The rock was found on the floor in front of the stove. The homeowner did not see anyone around the house and had no idea who threw the rock. Officers provided extra patrol.

November 13:
The 911 operator reported receiving a call from a woman who was screaming for help in the 300 block of Alder Street. The woman hung up the phone before the operator could get any information about what was happening at the scene. Officers responded and found a verbal dispute that was on the verge of becoming a physical fight. The dispute was over a house guest who was there at the invitation of one of the tenants. The other tenant in that apartment wanted the house guest to leave. A 39-year-old male who was involved in the dispute refused to calm down and lunged at the house guest, attempting to punch him. He was taken into custody before he could assault the other man and was charged with disorderly conduct.

November 13:
A resident in the 400 block of Boblett Avenue reported hearing noises in her yard in the middle of the night. When she went outside to investigate she startled two males who promptly ran off into the night. The pair left behind a bicycle and several items of clothing in her front yard. An officer took the girls Magna 15 speed bicycle into custody until the owner can be located.

November 12:
Officers were advised there was an adult female walking in the roadway in the 500 block of Peace Portal Drive and refusing to move for cars. The woman was gone when officers checked the area. Officers later received a complaint from a drinking establishment that a woman matching the same description had been refused service and was refusing to leave. The woman left the bar when officers arrived and was given a warning about disorderly conduct.

November 12:
Officer noticed a black plume of smoke coming from a residential neighborhood in the 800 block of Harrison Avenue. Officer found the source of the black smoke, which turned out to be the result of a person burning improper material in his back yard. Officer contacted the person responsible for the fire and advised him to put it out immediately. The fire department arrived and gave the person a warning regarding the illegal burn. The fire was put out and the man was advised on what he could and could not burn. He agreed to obtain a burn permit.

November 10:
A man in the 9500 block of Semiahmoo Parkway reported that it appeared someone had loosened the lug nuts on one of his vehicle’s tires while he was at work. He discovered the problem as he was driving away. Fortunately, the man was not hurt. There are no suspects.

November 10:
A resident in the 300 block of 5th Street discovered someone smashed the front windshield of his motor home with a rock. The estimated damage is $2,000. An officer learned a group of teens were involved and an attempt is being made to identify the suspect.

November 9:
Officers responded to a complaint from a man who said he was verbally threatened by another man while he was at the customer service counter in a local business. Officers contacted all of the parties and issued warnings about disorderly conduct.

November 9:
A person in the 200 block of Cherry Street reported that someone had written on her vehicle’s windshield during the night. Officers determined the substance used was toothpaste, and no damage was done.

November 9:
A gas station attendant at a gas station in the 500 block of Peace Portal Drive reported a person had filled up their vehicle but did not pay for the fuel. A possible license plate from the suspect vehicle was provided; however, it was determined not to be a valid plate number. The clerk was unable to describe the vehicle or suspect.