Police Report -- April 07, 2005

Published on Thu, Apr 7, 2005
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April 4: A citizen called to report a highly intoxicated individual outside a business in the 1700 block of H Street who was having difficulty walking. Officers contacted the subject and provided him with a courtesy ride to his residence.

April 4: An officer contacted a 15 year-old boy at the request of the boy’s parents and school employees and discussed an inappropriate remark the boy made in class. The young man expressed regret for his poor choice of words and bad judgment. The incident was handled by the school and documented by police.

April 4: A 15-year-old girl refused to go to school and an officer was dispatched to the residence. The girl’s mother transported her daughter to school where she received counseling. The officer spoke with the girl and her mother and determined no police assistance was needed.

April 2: An officer saw a person driving in the 1800 block of Peace Portal Drive who did not have a driver’s license. The officer stopped the vehicle, but had to clear for another call before he was able to issue the driver an infraction. The infraction was later issued to the driver by summons.

April 2: While on patrol an officer heard a border patrol agent on foot pursuit of a male on Marine Drive. Blaine officers responded to assist. The subject was caught and taken into custody. During the custodial search he was found to be in possession of approximately six grams of heroin. The subject was processed by the border patrol and then turned over to Blaine police for the drug violation. He was booked into Whatcom County Jail.

April 1: Officers responded to a report of diesel fuel leaking from a parked truck. Officers arrived and called out the fire department and public works. The truck was leaking fuel which was pouring into a storm drain. Fortunately, there was an oil basin in place that was designed to prevent oil from entering the entire system and it was functioning properly. The owner of the truck had the truck removed and will be issued a citation for the spill.

April 1: Officers responded to a two car collision on SR543. A person had attempted to make an illegal U-turn and pulled out in front of another car. One person was transported to the hospital with chest pains. A citation was issued to the driver making the U-turn.

April 1: A woman reported her child had been the victim of an assault as a result of a gum throwing incident that occurred on a school bus. Case under investigation.

April 1: Complainant heard a strange noise coming from a web locker in the 100 block of Marine Drive. It sounded like a human being crying for help. Officers checked the outside of a web locker and heard a cat meowing inside. Access to and from the web locker was available to the kitty cat. The complainant was advised of the outcome.

April 1: A person called dispatch and said she felt that she was going to do bodily harm to herself. The person requested transportation to a facility so she could talk to a mental health official. The transportation was provided.

March 31: A motorist reported six vehicles occupied by young adults were parked at a gas station in the 300 block of D Street. At least one of the passengers was drinking in public. Officers contacted three of the drivers and found they had not been drinking. Their passengers had discarded empty containers before going across the border, and everyone in the group was over the age of 21. The man who had been drinking in public was not identified. The group was allowed to continue on their trip to Canada.

March 31: An officer responded to a 911 hang-up call in the 900 block of E Street where a small child had been heard on the line and found a baby had been playing with the phone. His mom was astonished to learn he had managed to turn on the phone and dial 911. The phone was put out of reach of the little caller.

March 31: According to a complaining parent, a 12-year-old student was suspended from school for harassing another young student. The 12-year-old returned to campus at the end of the suspension and again harassed the youth, threatening to assault him off-campus in Birch Bay. The parent advised the incidents were reported to school authorities who are following up. The parent asked officers to document the incident, but to not take any action.

March 30: Border patrol agents contacted a person who was driving in circles around Lincoln Park and discovered he was a 17-year-old truant. A Blaine officer issued a warning notice for two traffic infractions and advised the Blaine high school principal of the contact.

March 30: A woman in the 1600 block of Peace Portal Drive reported she was involved in a verbal altercation with her adult son. Upon arrival the adult son was preparing to leave. Officers determined that no crime had occurred and cleared with no further action taken.

March 29: Officers responded to a report of a verbal domestic dispute in progress in the 500 block of G Street. Officers arrived and spoke to both parties involved in the dispute. It was determined the argument had been verbal only, and officers cleared without incident.

March 29: Officers were dispatched to a physical domestic dispute in progress in the 600 block of Boblett Street. The suspect fled the scene while officers were responding. Officers located the suspect, and she was arrested after an investigation revealed she had assaulted her boyfriend. The 31-year-old woman was booked into the jail.