Police Reports: June 7 - June 11, 2012

Published on Wed, Jun 13, 2012
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June 7, 2:50 a.m.: A mother reported her daughter as a runaway and completed a missing person report. The Sheriff's Office assisted by checking a residence on Helweg Lane in Birch Bay, recovered the girl and returned her to her mother in Blaine.

June 7, 8:08 a.m.: Blaine Police were dispatched to the Peace Arch Port of Entry when inspectors there encountered a man who was violating restrictions of a domestic violence related no contact court order. An officer responded to investigate and arrested the respondent in the order. The 61 year old Tacoma resident was booked into jail.

June 7, 9:43 a.m.: Blaine municipal court notified police when a man wanted on an arrest warrant arrived in their offices. An officer responded and took the 33-year-old Blaine resident in to custody. He was not able to post bail and was booked in to jail.

June 8, 10:05 a.m.: A concerned citizen contacted the Blaine Police Department to request a welfare check on her neighbor whom she has not seen for 3 days. The missing lady's car was at home and several several packages on her doorstep had not been picked up. Officers checked the residence and found no one at home. They fed her cats for her, did some checking around and learned that she had been visiting a relative and appreciated everyone's concern.

June 8, 9:35 a.m.: A victim reported that his girlfriend drove his car to work yesterday and left the vehicle unlocked in the parking lot of a business on H Street. The man explained that when his girlfriend brought his vehicle back he found that both his wallet and his girlfriends wallet had been stolen from the car.

June 8, 4:30 p.m.: A person contact police to speak about ongoing problems in his neighborhood. Officers spoke to the man at length, and are attempting to help him with his concerns.

June 8, 6:02 p.m.: A student reported that a blue 24 inch RoadMaster mountian bike with orange writing had been stolen from the bike rack at the Blaine Elementary School.

June 8, 8:20 p.m.: Police were dispatched to a two car non-injury motor vehicle collision involving a drivers from Washington and BC. Officers contacted both drivers and found one of them was driving on a suspended driver's license. The Blaine resident was cited and released with a court date. One car was drivable and the other was towed.

June 9, 11:24 a.m.: A juvenile female called the police and requested transportation to the hospital so she could talk to mental heath staff. The teenager had no transportation and no money for the bus. An officer provided the transport to Bellingham.

June 9, 2:12 p.m.: A knuckle on a southbound freight train broke, and left the train blocking the intersection of Bell Rd and Peace Portal Dr for over 70 minutes. Two officers provided traffic control on both sides of the blockage, advising motorists of the situation and providing those not familiar with the area directions for an alternative route.

June 9, 11:20 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to a Blaine business for a report of a disturbance in the bar. Officers arrived and spoke with on-site security who advised they had escorted a man from the bar who was being boisterous and verbally argumentative. It was also reported that the man was unable to pay for his round trip taxi ride from Bellingham back to Blaine. The resident was able to secure funds from an ATM machine to pay for the taxi. The taxi service then took the man to his home, after receiving his money for the trip up front.

June 10, 9: 41 p.m.: Officers received a report from a resident on Mitchell St who said someone came to her neighbors house and found no one was home. When the homeowner looked outside to see what was happening the driver of the car gave her a mean look. Police did not find the car in the area, and provided extra patrols overnight.

June 11, 9:01 a.m.: An officer stopped a vehicle for speeding violation on H Street. The driver was found to be driving while suspended, was arrested, cited, and released with a mandatory court appearance. The passenger in the vehicle left the traffic stop to attend an appointment. When located a few blocks away, waiting for a cab, the passenger was arrested on multiple warrants through multiple agencies, and booked into jail.

June 11, 2:28 p.m.: An officer investigated an assault when a victim reported she had been struck over the past five days by her boyfriend, and had been strangled to the point of unconsciousness. The officer developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for felony assault, and booked him into jail.