Police Report -- October 20, 2005

Published on Thu, Oct 20, 2005
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October 17: An officer was flagged down by a citizen who reported a female flasher in the area of 3rd Street. The officer located the woman, who admitted to exposing herself. When the officer placed the woman under arrest she resisted. A struggle ensued, resulting in an assault on the officer. The 48-year-old woman was booked into Whatcom County Jail on several charges, including felony assault on a police officer.

October 17: An officer stopped a car that was displaying plates with an expiration date in 2003. An investigation revealed the driver did not have a license. The 39-year-old man was arrested and released after signing a summons to appear on the charge.

October 17: Two Blaine officers returning from Bellingham saw two dogs (a female pitbull and a male boxer) running around in the center divider of the I-5 freeway near the Grandview exit in heavy traffic and bad weather conditions. The officers caught the dogs and returned them to their owner.

October 16: A resident in the 1600 block of Peace Portal Drive complained about the loud music his neighbor was playing at 3:15 a.m. The neighbor apologized to the resident, and told the officer he did not realize his music was disturbing anyone. There were no further complaints.

October 16: Officers were asked to attend the Peace Arch Port of Entry where CBP officers had found a man in possession of a small amount of Marijuana. The 41-year-old California resident was arrested, processed and released.

October 15: A resident in the 700 block of E Street reported a neighbor’s outdoor party was keeping him awake. An officer contacted the resident and advised him of the complaint. The party was moved inside, and there were no further complaints.

October 15: Officers assisted two parents in locating their 16 and 17 year-old daughters who went missing after the high school football game. While officers were searching for the girls, they made telephone contact with their parents. They had gotten a ride home with friends instead of meeting their parents to be picked up as planned. Officers cleared from the call after confirming everyone was ok.

October 15: Officers responded to a domestic disturbance between a 16 year old boy and his parents. The son had broken the door to the residence while leaving the house in anger. The case will be forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review.

October 15: Officers took a report of a burglary to a marine vessel. Several items stolen during the burglary were recovered and positively identified by the victims. The case is still under investigation.

October 15: Officer received a call from a woman who was looking for her runaway daughter. The 15 year old had contacted her mother by telephone and during the conversation stated she was at a skate park, although she did not say which one. The woman called to ask Blaine Police to search our skate park for her daughter. An officer checked the park, but the missing girl was not there and none of the kids remembered seeing anyone matching her description. The mother was notified of the findings and said she would check the Anacortes skate park as well.

October 14: The police were advised of a trespassing incident in the 1300 block of Peace Portal regarding a former employee. Police are waiting for additional witness statements before proceeding with an investigation.

October 13: A person participating in a neighborhood watch program in the 900 block of Cedar Street reported speeding vehicles in their neighborhood. Officers checked the area and watched for speeding vehicles for over an hour. No vehicles were caught speeding during that time.

October 13: A juvenile girl reported that another juvenile had threatened to assault her brother. The matter is being investigated as an incident of harassment.

October 13: Officers were contacted by a male juvenile who was crying and said he wanted to go home. The boy said his mother had not picked him up from the skate park on time. Officers provided the young boy with a ride to his house. The parents were contacted and advised of the situation. No further follow-up was required.

October 13: An officer responded to the high school regarding a report of some students in possession of and under the influence of marijuana. Three juvenile boys, all age 16, were contacted. One of the trio was in possession of a joint. All three were released to their parents. The incident report will be forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor for review of charges.

October 11: A citizen reported his 13-year-old son had been assaulted by another juvenile. Officers investigated and will be forwarding the case to the prosecutor’s office for review of charges against the 14-year-old suspect.

October 11: A business contacted police to report a subject who pumped $15 worth of gas and did not have funds to pay. An officer made contact with the female suspect and was able to locate a relative who responded and paid the bill.

October 11: Maintenance workers at a business reported an individual who lived in a complex behind their building in the 400 block of C Street was continuously coming onto the property and refusing to leave. Police made contact with the person and told him not to trespass on the business property.

October 10: Officers were advised the fire department was responding to a vehicle fire. Officers responded and found the fire had already been put out. Officers cleared after fire department personnel arrived.