Police Report -- March 29, 2007

Published on Thu, Mar 29, 2007
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March 27: Police were dispatched to a hazard report involving a small boy who was running around a residential yard very close to a man on a riding lawnmower. An officer found a father and son mowing the lawn together.

March 26: A person called police when they saw two teenagers shooting air soft guns at houses. Officers searched the area and located the youths about 45 minutes later while providing extra patrol to the neighborhood. They admitted to having the guns and turned them over to police, but denied shooting the weapons at anything. The guns were taken into evidence and the juveniles were turned over to their parents. Charges may be filed when the investigation is completed.

March 26: A 26-year-old Oregon resident entering the U.S. from Canada on the Amtrak train was found to have a warrant for his arrest. The person was detained by U.S. Customs and then arrested by Blaine police when the warrant was confirmed. He was transported to the Whatcom County Jail by a Blaine officer.

March 26: A homeowner in the 1600 block of Peace Portal Drive reported that someone had entered his residence without permission, broke into his wine cellar and stole several bottles of alcohol. Officers are investigating the case.

March 26: A resident on Harrison Street reported the theft of a table lamp from her front porch. She placed the lamp on the porch while re-arranging furniture inside the house. The brass lamp is about 3 feet tall with a 12- by 15-foot white shade was stolen. There are no known suspects or witnesses to the theft. Case closed pending further information.

March 26: Blaine police and Border Patrol officers were notified of two individuals who had entered Canada by jumping the ditch between the port of entry. The two individuals were subsequently observed returning to the United States in the same manner. Border Patrol agents apprehended the first individual who was on foot. A Blaine officer later observed the suspect vehicle being driven on D Street by the second individual. The driver was contacted and found to be driving with suspended privileges. The man was arrested and cited. The vehicle was impounded.

March 25: A person hired a limousine to drive them from SeaTac airport to Blaine. Upon arriving in Blaine the customer refused to pay the $350 bill and fled the vehicle. An immediate search of the area did not turn up the suspect. The driver admitted that the passenger had been upset about the fact that he had initially been chauffeured from SeaTac to Vancouver, Washington by mistake.

March 25: Blaine officers were asked to attend a room at a local motel to speak with a female assault victim. The woman related that her husband had hit, choked her and fled. Officers were not able to locate the husband.

March 25: A citizen in the 1100 block of Blaine Avenue called to report a loud party at a neighbor’s residence. An officer contacted the party participants and they agreed to keep the festivities quiet.

March 25: A report was received of four individuals attempting to break down a door to an open business in the 700 block of Peace Portal Drive. The individuals left the area in a white pick up truck prior to law enforcement arrival. The case is under investigation.

March 25: Officers were dispatched to a noise complaint in the 300 block of Alder Street. Officers made contact with three intoxicated subjects and asked them to cease the arguing. The subjects agreed to separate and go into their own apartments for the remainder of the evening. Officers cleared.

March 25: Officers were dispatched to a noise complaint at the 600 block of A Street. Officers contacted the resident who was intoxicated. He was advised to quiet his yelling and he stated he would. Officers cleared with no further problems.

March 24: A homeowner in the 500 block of 8th Street complained about a car parked in front of his residence for more than a week. An officer checked on the car and marked it as an abandoned vehicle. The owner of the vehicle could not be located. The car will be towed if it is not moved within 72 hours of the date and time of the posted notice.

March 24: An officer was dispatched to a report of the theft of an iPod from the Blaine high school. The victim was contacted and the case is under investigation.

March 23: A 15-year-old student lost his temper after a boy pushed his cap off in class. The student argued with the teacher who admonished him for using profanity. The student lost his temper again later in the day when the high school principal contacted him. The student used profanities towards school employees, made inappropriate gestures with his finger and banged on the school bus. The police were called to document the student’s disorderly conduct. An officer contacted the boy who admitted to the disorderly conduct. The case will be submitted to the juvenile prosecutor for review of charges.