POLICE REPORTS?March 27: Officers responded to the Peace Arch border crossing for a person in possession of marijuana. Officers arrested the 20-year-old Battle Ground, Washington, resident and issued him a criminal citation for the offense. He was later released with a court date.
March 26: Officers were dispatched to check on the welfare of the residents of an apartment in the 700 block of A Street after someone kicked the front door open. It is believed that the act was done with the intention of intimidating one of the residents who is a witness in a pending criminal trial. Minimal damage was done to the door and there are no suspects at this time.
March 25: The police were requested for a civil standby in the 600 block of B Street so that one party could remove some personal property from a house that belonged to him. The person has an active restraining order in place and needed a police standby to complete the task.
March 25: During patrol, an officer observed a vehicle parked at a closed business in the 300 block of F Street. Upon further investigation the officer discovered two individuals romantically engaged with one another. The couple was contacted and advised to move to a more private setting.
March 25: Officers assisted Border Patrol Agents who were detaining an individual in Peace Arch Park. Records check revealed that the Sequim, Washington, man had an active felony warrant originating from Clallam County. Further investigation revealed that the warrant was non-extraditable outside of Clallam County itself. The individual was released and advised to take care of his court commitments. Officers and agents then cleared without further incident.
March 24: An officer stopped a motorist for a speed violation in the 9400 block of Semiahmoo Parkway. The driver produced a Washington ID card to the officer. A records check determined that the motorist’s Washington driving privileges were suspended in the third degree for child support enforcement. The University Place, Washington, resident was arrested for the suspension violation. Citations for DWLS third and a notice of infraction for speeding were issued. The driver was released and the rental vehicle was released to the licensed passenger who had rented the vehicle.
March 23: An officer observed a small child in the back seat of a vehicle in the 900 block of G Street who appeared not to be restrained. Upon stopping the vehicle, the officer found that the driver had a valid outstanding warrant for failure to appear possession of marijuana. Driver was arrested and processed with a promise to appear notice and a mandatory court date and released.
March 23: Officer stopped a vehicle in the 1900 block of Peace Portal Drive for a defective exhaust and found the driver to be DWLS second. The driver also disregarded an order for mandatory ignition interlock. The driver was given several infractions and was placed under arrest, processed and released with a mandatory court date.
March 23: Customs and Border protection officers at the Peace Arch port of entry requested officers for a male they detained for violating a domestic violence no contact order. The petitioner was with the respondent at the time and both were turned back from Canada after being denied entry. They were trying to fly home to Cuba so he could flee his court date. A Blaine officer confirmed the order, arrested the male and transported him to Whatcom County Jail.
March 22: Blaine police department K-9 team assisted the sheriff’s office with the track of a suspect who had eluded police by fleeing on foot, after abandoning a stolen vehicle he was driving. The person also had multiple felony arrest warrants. An extensive search involved multiple agencies, two K-9 units and air support. The suspect was eventually located hiding in a pond and was taken into custody without incident.
March 21: An officer contacted an 11-year-old boy who tossed a small piece of glass onto the freeway from the H Street bridge. No one was injured. The incident was seen by a passing motorist and the police were notified by cell phone. The boy was taken home and turned over to his mother. He was told of the seriousness of his actions and consequences.
March 21: An officer noticed several open doors at a construction site in the 1300 block of Bayview Court that has been experiencing vandalism. Upon further checking, the officer located two doors that had been kicked in causing damage to the door jam. A message was left for the owner. There are no suspects at this time.
March 21: The sheriff’s office requested mutual aid with a report of a burglary in progress in the Birch Bay area. Blaine officers arrived and detained two people found in the house until a deputy arrived.
March 20: A resident notified the police that she received a suspicious letter in the mail regarding Austrian lottery monies. She had been requested to send them $610 to claim $17,550. The resident was advised that the letter is a scam and advised not to send any money to the agency.
March 20: A Blaine police officer stopped a driver who she believed was suspended. The driver was confirmed DWLS third and had no proof of insurance. The individual was arrested and given a mandatory court date and released. The vehicle was impounded.
March 20: A student at the Blaine high school advised the police that he had been threatened at the school by another student. The threats were made over one boy’s clothing being given to another by a parent. No assault was reported. The victim did not wish to pursue the matter criminally and the parents agreed to work on a resolution.
20: Officers stopped a vehicle in the 1600 block
of Odell Road registered to
a suspended driver. The registered
owner was driving and he was
arrested for the suspension
Officers also found a small amount of marijuana in the car. The driver was issued citations and the vehicle impounded.