Police Report -- October 12, 2006

Published on Thu, Oct 12, 2006
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October 10: A passing motorist came across an injured deer that had been struck by a vehicle. An officer arrived and dispatched the animal.

October 10: A person asked officers to check on the safety of some kids after observing a man near them was acting strangely. Officers found the man: he had grown expressively frustrated while working on his car, but his kids appeared unfazed by the passing storm and did not appear to be in danger. Officers cleared without incident.

October 9: Two residents were driving down a residential street when a teenager they knew threw an object at their vehicle. Officers inspected the car but the suspect was not located at the scene. Under investigation.

October 9: A landlord reported damage to one of his rentals in the 400 block of G Street. A window was broken and old plums had been thrown against the house. Damage was estimated at $200.00. There are no suspects at this time.

October 9: Dispatch advised they received a complaint of people loudly arguing in a vehicle parked at a gas station. Officers arrived and found three siblings arguing over music while their parents were away from the car. The family was reunited for a pleasant evening drive back to Vancouver.

October 9: CBP Officers requested Blaine police assist with a Point Roberts juvenile who entered the United States via the NEXUS lane while hiding beer and malt liquor underneath a blanket in his car. The teenager was arrested by Blaine officers and released from the port of entry shortly after. The case will be forwarded to the Juvenile Prosecutor for review.

October 8: Blaine police responded to a report of a large group of unsupervised teenagers drinking alcohol at a party at a residence in the 1100 block of Harbor side Drive. Officers investigated and contacted 15 Blaine area juveniles. Several who had been drinking were arrested. The parents of all the kids were contacted. A report of the incident was forwarded to the Juvenile Prosecutor for charging.

October 8: A family member asked police for help with a 17-year-old teen who was out of control. Officers arrived and determined the angry youth had damaged property. He was arrested and booked into the juvenile detention facility.

October 7: An officer stopped a car for a traffic violation in the 800 block of G Street and determined the teenaged driver and both his underaged passengers had been consuming alcohol. All three Blaine residents were arrested for being in possession of alcohol and two bottles of alcohol were impounded from their vehicle.

October 7: A resident in the 500 block of E Street reported two empty beer kegs were stolen from his front yard by three men who loaded the kegs into their truck. A neighbor witnessed the theft and the crime is under investigation.

October 6: A resident reported hearing screams and the sound of someone stomping around in heavy woods near the Canadian border. A border patrol agent and Blaine officer tracked the disturbance down to a pair of pranksters. Profiling indicates it was probably the screech owl’s idea, but their deer friend did the legwork.

October 6: CBP officers at customs called police after discovering a person in possession of morphine which was not prescribed to him. A Blaine officer investigated and arrested the man for the offense. He was booked into Whatcom County Jail.

October 6: An officer mediated a late night dispute between two neighbors in a building who are engaged in a property dispute. Both parties were advised that their civil issue should be addressed by their respective attorneys.

October 5: Officers responded to home on a reported domestic dispute in progress. When police arrived the male half of the incident locked himself in the bathroom and refused to come out, probably because he was wanted on a Superior Court felony warrant and two Blaine Municipal Court warrants. Officers flushed the suspect from his hidey hole in the cabinet under the bathroom sink and booked him into Whatcom County jail.

October 4: An officer was dispatched to a business regarding a transient who was exercising his beer drinking skills in the parking lot. It turned out he was practicing with real equipment, which was confiscated. The sojourner decided to maintain his free agent rights and boarded a bus back to his home team in Seattle.

October 4: Officers assisted with traffic control during a funeral precession.

October 4: Police were dispatched to a residence in the 700 block of E Street regarding a family member who was violating his probation. The officer contacted the parties involved, investigated, and advised the family it appeared the son’s use of profanity was not an explicit violation of his court order.

October 4: Police responded to a report of a motorist assaulting a traffic flagger on SR543. Officers found several construction workers had run to the aid of the flaggers after the suspect reportedly disobeyed and drove past three separate flagger then left his vehicle and physically assaulted the flagger who finally managed to get him to stop. After interviewing the suspect and several witnesses at the scene, the suspect was arrested for assault 4th degree and three counts of disobeying a traffic flagger. The 52-year-old White Rock resident was released after processing.

October 3: An anonymous caller reported an ongoing barking dog complaint. An officer identified the suspect residence and contacted the pet owner. They were apologetic and did not realize their latchkey pet was expressing its loneliness at such volume.