Police Report -- November 09, 2006

Published on Thu, Nov 9, 2006
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POLICE REPORTS

November 7: An adult student reported the theft of money from her purse while she was attending night school classes.

November 7: An officer was dispatched to a report of a man walking on the railroad tracks in the 400 block of Peace Portal Drive saying he wanted to “end everything now.” Officers contacted the transient, who explained he had been proclaiming his desire to bring an end to the lack of quality workmanship on the railroad right-of-way upon which he was trespassing. The sojourner assured officers he was okay and his only intent was to catch a bus to a shelter in Bellingham.

November 7: An officer was contacted by a motorist who reported almost hitting a trailer parked in the roadway of the 1400 block of Blaine Avenue. Officer called for the trailer to be towed from the scene for safety reasons.

November 7: Officers contacted a person playing extremely loud music in the parking lot in front of the Blaine Library, disrupting passersby. The music contained a lot of profanity, which was clearly heard from over 100 feet away. The person was issued a citation.

November 6: A resident in the 500 block of 9th Street complained about hammering noise from a new construction site late at night. An officer informed the new homeowner about the complaint and he stopped working. There were no further noise complaints.

November 6: Officers were asked to investigate after a Whatcom County resident discovered unauthorized use of their debit card.

November 6: Officers were asked to intercede in a verbal disagreement between a couple arguing about bills. The argument was verbal and no crime was committed.

November 6: An officer was contacted by a concerned citizen who reported a parent might be using excessive force in disciplining their child. The officer interviewed the parent involved, and Child Protective Services is being engaged in the investigation.

November 6: Officers received a report of a 911 hang up call in the 800 block of Harrison Avenue. On arrival the officer contacted a family who was having an argument. A 12-year-old called 911 to report that his parent would not listen. Officer talked to the youth and parent. No crime was committed.

November 6: An officer was contacted by an 8th Street resident who is suffering repeatedly vandalism to their car. The matter is under investigation.

November 6: Officers responded to the school to assist with the investigation of a graffiti vandalism incident. It is under investigation and the school is working with the students involved.

November 6: An officer was dispatched to the Blaine school district in reference of a 911 hang up call. On arrival officers learned a school staff member dialed 911 for a sick student, but thought they hung up the phone in time as a parent showed up to pick up the student.

November 6: An officer responded to a 911 hang-up at a business in the 1500 block of H Street. No one admitted making the call and everything was fine at the business. After checking the surrounding area and finding everything A-OK, the officer cleared without incident.

November 5: Officers responded to an apartment building in the 1600 block of Bayview and investigated a malicious mischief incident where someone broke the windows out of a couple of vehicles parked in front of the building.

November 5: Blaine police stopped a motorist for expired registration in the 1800 block of Peace Portal Drive and found the driver was possibly wanted on a charge in Texas. It was determined through investigation that there was possibly a technical problem with the documentation regarding the wanted status. The driver was cited for the traffic violations and officers will follow up on the issue.

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