Police Report -- August 03, 2006

Published on Thu, Aug 3, 2006
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August 1: A business reported the theft of a chainsaw from the (open) back of work truck. The truck was parked in a fenced yard at the time of the theft. There was no sign of forced entry to the compound. There are no suspects or witnesses to the theft.

July 31: A woman reported that her husband violated a domestic violence – no contact order by calling and threatening her life. An officer located and arrested the man for domestic violence – felony threats/violation of NCO and for DV – felony assault /violation of a no contact order from a previous case. The man was booked into Whatcom County Jail.

July 31: A traffic flagger on SR543 called police when a vehicle started driving in the wrong lane, nearly causing a collision. The flagger feared the driver was intoxicated. Officers interviewed the driver and found she was sober and simply confused.

July 31: Residents in the 8800 block of Wood Duck Way reported unknown suspects pelting their house with eggs, and “t.p.-ing” their trees. No permanent damage was caused, but the suspects had to trespass onto the property to commit the act. An extensive area search was conducted by officers and an assisting Border Patrol agent. No one was located in the area. Extra patrol was provided.

July 31: A juvenile called police when one of his friends shot him in the leg with a BB gun. Officers interviewed the kids and their parents. The parent of the victim juvenile did not wish to seek criminal charges. All of the parties were advised of local ordinances that prohibit discharging BB guns in city limits and the safety concerns of unsupervised use.

July 30: Officers responded to a malicious mischief call at a residence where a teenage boy shattered a mirror and punched a hole in the wall with a chair. The incident was investigated and a report was submitted to the juvenile prosecutor for review.

July 30: A resident reported a large plastic bottle piggy bank holding $400 in coins was stolen from their apartment. The empty bank was found by the resident and was impounded.

July 30: Officers contacted a teenager who left home after an argument with parents. The juvenile knew no one in Blaine, and wandered the streets until a resident allowed the teen to call for the police. The argument was over on-going issues and no crimes had occurred. The family members agreed to a cooling off period.

July 29: A business reported two customers were at his premises intoxicated and yelling at an employee. Officers arrived and met with the two disorderly people outside the business. The two men apologized to the business and left the area without any further incident

July 29: Officers responded to a 911 call of a domestic dispute at a residence in the 8800 block of Semiahmoo Parkway. Officers determined that the husband had been the primary aggressor: he was arrested and booked for DV Malicious Mischief third after he damaged property owned by both he and the victim. There were no reported injuries from either party.

July 28: A mother complained about bullying at the skatepark, and advised that a 13 year-old boy threw her eight-year-old’s skateboard on the ground. An officer investigated and learned the older boy was tripped by the younger boy, who lost control of his board. The older boy was advised to control his temper or he would be barred from the skate park, and his mother was advised of the incident.

July 28: A resident complained about a neighbor’s barking dogs. An officer spoke with both parties and learned the Humane Society had also been involved and had contacted both parties. The dog’s owner said she ordered a new barking restraint collars and it should arrive within the next week. The incident was documented and forwarded to animal control.

July 27: A business called to report their employees were following a shoplifting suspect on foot. Officers located the 49-year-old suspect from Birch Bay suspect, who still had the alcohol and cosmetics in her possession. She was arrested, cited and released with a court appearance date.

July 27: A resident called to report a man came into her work and disclosed private information about her. The complainant requested the male subject be told to not come into her business and talk to her boss about her private affairs. Officer contacted the mother of the male and asked her to tell her son to leave the reporting person alone. The mother said she would pass on the message.

July 27: Officers were dispatched after midnight to a report of a band of teenage boys circling a car and screaming at the lone female occupant. The hooligans were contacted, detained and transported to their guardian’s residence.

July 27: Officers were asked to attend the Peace Arch port of entry where a man was in possession of a motor vehicle which he did not own. Officers found that the 20-year-old Blaine resident had taken the car from a friend in Canada without permission. the friend was upset but “did not want the driver to get in too much trouble.”
The owner was advised how to retrieve the auto and a case report was prepared for the prosecutor’s review.

July 27: A resident called for police after discovering that a family member was very depressed and had attempted to self inflict an injury. Officers met with the victim, who requested a voluntary commitment to hospital for an evaluation.
The person was provided a courtesy transport to the hospital, and family members were apprised of the outcome.