Police Report -- September 01, 2005

Published on Thu, Sep 1, 2005
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POLICE REPORTS

August 28: A person in the 1400 block of Mitchell Street called 911 to report concern that his neighbors might be selling drugs. He did not wish to file an official complaint and could provide no specific details as to why he thought his neighbors were drug dealers. Frequent patrol was requested.

August 28: A person called to report a suspicious vehicle in his neighborhood. Officers checked the plate he provided and found that the vehicle was registered to the caller’s neighbor. Frequent patrol was already being provided as a result of an earlier 911 call the person had placed.

August 28: Officers responded to a complaint of a loose dog in the 1200 block of Garfield Avenue. While en route to that call, officers received a complaint of a neighbor dispute. Officers learned the two calls were related. Case referred to the humane society as the animal complaints are a recurring problem.

August 28: A resident in the 1400 block of Mitchell Avenue called 911 and requested police contact him after a vehicle had driven by his house in a suspicious manner. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle. The report was the fourth call made to 911 that day by the same complainant. The calls appeared to be a related to a mental disorder the man told officers he was suffering from. He agreed to see his physician the following day.

August 27: A woman reported that her ex-husband’s wife verbally harassed her while picking up the children, as per a parenting plan. The victim stated she intended to obtain a restraining order. Report for informational purposes.

August 27: A man reported being harassed by his ex-wife. The wife has a restraining order against the man, and he accused her of trying to get him to violate the order so he would be arrested. He was advised to speak to an attorney and possibly seek an order of his own to prevent the harassment.

August 27: A neighbor reported that a person, possibly a transient, had entered an abandoned shed in the 1200 block of 3rd Street. Officers checked the inside of the shed and did not locate anyone. It did appear that someone had lived in the shed for a period of time. Extra patrol will be provided.

August 26: A business reported a theft in progress at their location in the 1500 block of Odell Road. Interviews by police revealed the two individuals in question were in the process of stealing rodent traps and were also trespassing on property that was clearly marked “No Trespassing.” Two Blaine residents, ages 25 and 33, were arrested and cited for the offense.

August 26: Officers responded to an aid call in the 200 block of D Street where a woman had fallen from her wheelchair and been injured. Officers monitored the patient’s condition until aid personnel arrived.

August 26: A person walking near the beach in Semiahmoo called to report finding bones near some bushes. Responding officers located the bones and quickly determined they were not human, but were from a deer. No other action was taken.

August 25: Two cars collided in the international mall parking lot. One driver was backing out of a parking stall and the front bumper of their car scraped along the rear bumper of the car next to it. Damage was estimated at $300 for both vehicles and there were no injuries. Report made for insurance purposes.

August 25: A resident called 911 in the 1400 block of Mitchell Avenue and requested police contact him because he thought the people next door were staring at him. The neighbors were advised of the complaint and were not aware of the complainant’s state of anxiety. The incident was one of a number of long calls the resident made to 911 that appeared to be unfounded and related to a mental disorder.

August 25: A resident in the 1400 block of Mitchell Avenue called 911 and requested police contact him because he thought someone was on his property or by his back door. Officers were unable to locate any suspects in the area. The incident was the second call that evening to the residence that appeared to be unfounded and related to a mental disorder.

August 25: A resident in the 1400 block of Mitchell Avenue called 911 and requested police contact him because he thought someone was knocking on his back door. Officers were unable to locate any suspects in the area. The incident was the third call that evening to the residence that appeared to be unfounded and related to a mental disorder. The incidents will be referred to adult protective services.

August 23: A Canadian citizen reported that Prince William had been courting her via the internet. The two arranged to meet in Blaine. When they met, much to her dismay, she found out that the person she had been chatting with was not actually Prince William. The woman wanted to file a report for informational purposes only. Perhaps her knight in shining armor will come at a later date.

August 23: Officers were dispatched to the Peace Arch Port of Entry for an individual in custody for possession of a stolen vehicle. A 52-year-old Hot Springs, Arkansas, resident was arrested and booked into jail for the offense.

August 22: A woman contacted police after receiving a summons in the mail to appear in court on charges for a crime she did not commit. An investigation revealed the woman had been the victim of identity theft; the real suspect had impersonated her at the time of arrest in an attempt to avoid prosecution. Officers have identified the real suspect, and several new felony charges are now pending against her.

August 22: While working traffic enforcement in the 600 block of D Street, officers observed two males engaged in a fight in the yard of a nearby residence. The primary aggressor in the fight was identified, and the 27-year-old man was arrested for assaulting his brother. He was booked into the Whatcom County Jail on charges of domestic violence assault.

August 22: A citizen reported suspicious activity at a residence on the outskirts of Blaine where the sheriff had made arrests for a meth lab. A Blaine officer made contact with the resident and found that they were cleaning up the property because they are in the process of moving. Whatcom County health department was notified of the contact.