Police Report -- May 11, 2006

Published on Thu, May 11, 2006
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POLICE REPORTS

May 9: Officers responded to an alarm at a business in the 1500 block of Odell Road. The area in question was checked and found to be secure, however, a bird was seen flying inside the building and most likely set off the alarm. A call-out was contacted and advised of the flying object.
May 9: Officers responded to a report of an unattended small child playing on their scooter in the area of C and 6th streets. An officer was in the area at the time of call and he saw two children playing on their scooters in a parking lot. The area was patrolled and the officer did not see the children go into the roadway.
May 8: While on patrol an officer observed a traffic violation in the 800 block of Mitchell Avenue. When the vehicle was stopped, the officer found that the teenage driver was unlicensed and joyriding with a friend. The 14-year-old was released to a family member and traffic violation charges will be forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor for review.
May 8: Officers stopped a car in the 1600 block of Hughes Avenue after learning the registered owner’s privilege to drive was suspended, and found that the registered owner’s brother was driving. Unfortunately, his license was also suspended and so he was arrested.
May 8: While making an arrest on a different matter, officers were advised that a subject had attempted to shoplift a bottle of water from a business and then tried to force his way into a vehicle occupied by two women. Officers responded and detained the suspect, who they recognized as a man wanted by a neighboring agency for residential burglary. He was turned over to the seeking agency for arrest.
May 8: Officers were called to a one-car motor vehicle accident in the 1300 block of Pipeline Road. A parent of the under-aged and unlicensed driver obstructed officers during their investigation and will be cited into court via summons for obstructing. The matter of the unlicensed driver will be forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor.
May 8: Officers responded to a report of two juveniles throwing something off the overpass on H Street. An officer contacted the offending youths, ages eight and nine. They admitted to throwing berries over the railing. The youngsters were sent home and their parent was notified of the berry berry bad incident.
May 8: Officers responded to a verbal argument between two brothers in the 600 block of 9th Street. One had become upset and locked his brother out of the house after they argued over family issues and threats made about damaging property. No assault or evidence of damage was found and the brothers agreed to separate for the evening.
May 7: Officers were asked to check on a man in the 200 block of Cedar Street after the landlord could not awaken him. Officers assisted and determined gentleman was fine.
May 7: A complaint was received concerning the theft of service after a landlord in the 700 block of F Street discovered trash in the apartment trash bins that was not associated with any of the tenants in the building. Papers inside the trash bags indicated all the trash had come from one address. Officers returned the trash to that address along with a warning letter.
May 6: An anonymous person called police to report a loud party in the 700 block of E Street. Officers contacted the party and the person in charge lowered the music. Officers were later called back by another person who also did not want to identify themselves for the same problem. Officers re-contacted the party and they decided to call it a night.
May 6: WCSO asked for Blaine police department assistance as they responded to check on a possible suicidal subject near Blaine and they were understaffed for the number of priority calls being handled. Blaine officers backed the deputy on the call and cleared when the deputy determined no enforcement action was needed.
May 6: Officers were dispatched to check on the welfare of a caller after the 911 operator received a hang up phone call in the 900 block of Alder Street. An officer spoke with the resident, who had been seeking advice on how to obtain assistance in caring for her baby. She was given information on what was available.
May 5: Harbor security observed four young people enter the Marine Park at a late hour and notified the police. An officer contacted the group and discovered a 15-year-old girl with three adult men. The child’s mother was contacted and she asked the officer to bring her child home. The men were identified and warned and the teenager was counseled. The incident was a cause for concern and the officers were appreciative of Harbor security’s diligence.
May 5: Blaine officers were dispatched to check on a reported kidnapping of a juvenile male in the 300 block of C Street. The incident turned out to be a misunderstanding which arose after a business employee contacted a group of juvenile males who were trespassing by skateboarding off his loading dock.
May 5: An officer responded with the fire department to a residential electrical pole fire in the 500 block of D Street. Upon arrival the power pole was smoldering and had been extinguished by the homeowner. City Light responded to shut off power to the pole.
May 4: A concerned neighbor reported that unknown people in a small white pick up entered a vacant house in the 900 block of Cedar Street by using a key. It was determined the people were moving in.
May 3: A business in the 400 block of Peace Portal Drive was burglarized overnight. Entry was forced and a small amount of money was stolen. A neighborhood canvas was performed and investigation conducted.