Police Report -- December 09, 2004

Published on Thu, Dec 9, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

December 6:
Complainant in the 300 block of Alder Street reported a tenant in the apartment next to his was playing loud music and knocking things over. Officers contacted the tenant and asked her to keep the noise level down. The woman apologized and agreed to turn down the music. She said she had been moving some large things around by herself, and a few things had fallen over.

December 5:
While responding to the Semiahmoo area, an officer saw a car parked behind a closed business. When the officer returned the car was still there. The car had no license plates on it and there was a person inside. The officer notified WCSO of the suspicious circumstances, and they requested the officer stand by with the vehicle until they arrived. A deputy arrived on scene and contact was made with the driver. He could not produce identification and was later found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. The officer stood by and assisted until a second deputy arrived.

December 5:
Officers received information that a domestic assault had taken place in the 700 block of A Street. Officers investigated the incident and arrested a 32-year-old man for Assault IV DV, Interfering with the Reporting of Domestic Violence and Unlawful Imprisonment. The man was booked into Whatcom County Jail.

December 5:
Officers stopped a car after it failed to stop at a stop sign in the 600 block of Peace Portal Drive. The driver did not have a driver’s license or insurance. She was issued infractions for the offenses and a licensed driver was called to come and get the car.

December 5:
The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection requested assistance with a man who had several warrants for his arrest and had entered the country via the Amtrak train. Officers assisted by transporting the man from the train depot to the Peace Arch Port of Entry for processing.

December 4:
Officers were dispatched to a possible stabbing in the 300 block of Alder Street. An investigation revealed the victim’s wounds were likely self-inflicted. The man was arrested for Malicious Mischief for damage done to the inside of the apartment. After initially refusing treatment from the medics on scene, the man was transported to the hospital for treatment to his injuries and then booked into the county jail.

December 3:
Officers were dispatched to a report of a stolen vehicle in the 1400 block of Runge Avenue. Officers contacted the victim who called to report the theft after she found out the car was involved in a hit and run in Bellingham. Bellingham police located the vehicle and arrested the driver.

December 2:
Officers investigated a minor injury car vs. pedestrian accident in the 800 block of Mitchell Avenue. The pedestrian, who was crossing the street in mid-block, was checked by medics at the scene and then taken by a parent to the emergency room for evaluation. The car’s turn signal light was damaged.

December 2:
A woman in the 1000 block of Mitchell Street reported her two children were shoved and harassed by a group of older kids while walking home from school. The children were visibly shaken by the incident, but neither of them received injuries. No suspect information at this time.

December 1:
Officers responded to an aid call in the 300 block of Alder Street where a man was suffering from a reduced level of consciousness. Officers arrived and determined the man had consumed large quantities of alcohol and prescription medicine. Officers monitored the patient’s condition until aid personnel arrived. The man was transported to St. Joseph Hospital for evaluation.

December 1:
A person in the 1100 block of E Street called police to report seeing a vehicle parked in front of his house in the early morning hours. There were two people walking around the vehicle and the caller felt the circumstances were suspicious. While officers were en route, the caller reported the vehicle was leaving the area. Officers found the vehicle a few blocks away. An investigation resulted in the arrest of the driver for DUI and driving on a suspended license in the first degree. The passenger was released and left the area on foot. The driver was processed and released.

December 1:
Officers received information regarding an assault that was alleged to have taken place earlier that day. An investigation of the incident resulted in the arrest of a 38-year-old male for Indecent Liberties. The man was booked into Whatcom County Jail.

December 1:
Dispatch reported an explosion at a residence in the 700 block of A Street. Officers arrived and assisted two individuals who had been burned after pouring water into a pot of boiling grease. Fire department arrived and continued to treat the injured parties. There was minor damage in the kitchen area.

December 1:
Anonymous caller reported a man who had been riding his bike around the block on Madison Street had gotten off and was now laying down alongside the road. Officers arrived and woke the tired man up from his nap. Officers determined the man was under the influence of alcohol and advised him to walk his bike home and go to sleep there. The man complied and went to his home a couple of blocks away.

December 1:
Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated male in the 300 block of Cedar Street yelling at a telephone pole and knocking on the door of a closed business. Officers searched the neighborhood but the male had left the area. The man was located later in the day and arrested on unrelated charges

November 30:
A business owner in the 500 block of Peace Portal Drive called police to trespass a person who was being disorderly. The person had been arrested minutes before for the same thing at another business. He was trespassed in the presence of officers and warned he would be arrested if he went back to the business. Officers responded again to the business regarding a male that had been previously trespassed and was in the business. The subject was issued a criminal citation and given a court date.

November 29:
While on patrol an officer came upon a semi-truck in the 600 block of SR543 and trailer that had lost its rear set of wheels. The semi’s trailer was resting on the ground about 65 feet north of H Street, blocking the southbound traffic lane. Officers provided traffic control while the tow company put the wheels back under the vehicle. Traffic was disrupted for more than two hours.

November 29:
Upon learning a four-year-old child was missing from his home on Semiahmoo Parkway, officers from the Blaine police department, Blaine border patrol, a border patrol helicopter and a border patrol K-9. Officer all responded to search for the child. The youngster was located by his grandparents, playing hide-and-seek in the house, just as officers arrived in the area.

November 29:
Officers responded to a two-car motor vehicle collision in the 600 block of Peace Portal Drive. During the investigation one driver was found to be DUI. The subject was processed for the crime, and was found to be wanted on a warrant by the Lynden police department for DUI. The 49-year-old Blaine man was booked into the Whatcom County Jail for the offenses.

November 29:
Officers were dispatched to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in front of a residence in the 700 block of Cedar Street with a person inside. Officers contacted the adult male who was going to sleep in his van that was partially parked in the roadway. Officers found the man had an outstanding felony warrant for his arrest. The man was booked in the county jail on the warrant.

November 29:
It had been snowing and there was a report of a vehicle spinning “donuts” in the 400-600 block of C Street. The driver must have ran out of dough, because he left before officers arrived.

November 29:
A victim of domestic violence contacted the police department to report her abuser had been making threatening phone calls from the jail in violation of the no contact order. Under investigation.

November 28:
A resident reported his neighbor’s dog left its yard and chased a person who rode by on a bicycle. The dog’s owner was contacted and it was learned the large puppy had broken free from her leather collar. The owner was advised of the complaint and prepared a written warning to document the violation. The dog was brought inside the residence.

November 28:
Officers responded to a report of “an unknown problem” in the 200 block of 14th Street. When officers arrived they found a physical domestic assault in progress. A 24-year-old Blaine man was arrested for assault and malicious mischief and booked into jail.

November 28:
Officers were asked by a gentleman to check on the welfare of children who had come to Blaine with a relative. He stated that he had received telephone calls from the children and could hear them crying. Investigating officers found domestic assault was taking place in the home where the kids were located. The crime was handled and officers made sure the children were safe.