October 9, 4 a.m.: While on patrol an officer observed that all the parking lot and building security lights were off at a business, making the area very dark. The building and property checked out OK. Later in the morning when the staff had arrived at work the officer contacted one of the staff members and advised them of the oversight.
October 9, 11:36 a.m.: Officers with the department of corrections called to request police respond to the 300 block of Alder Street in Blaine for an individual in possession of heroin. Blaine officers arrived and during the course of the investigation established probable cause for the arrest of two adults who were in possession of controlled substances with intent to deliver. One of the subjects was also arrested for an additional charge of felony possession of stolen property, and possession of dangerous weapons. They were booked into jail.
October 9, 2:21 p.m.: An officer was dispatched to a residence on Allan Street for a theft report. On arrival, the officer talked to the complainant, who said someone took a set of chest waders, a fishing pole and a reel. The items were taken from the front of the victim’s home and are valued at about $250.
October 9, 3:02 p.m.: Police were dispatched for a report of an abandoned kayak along the shore of Drayton Harbor near Montfort Park. An officer responded and located the owner standing a couple of yards from the boat. The fisherman thanked the police for their prompt response.
October 9, 3:21 p.m.: A resident called to report multiple speeding vehicles including a black pickup and a white passenger car in the neighborhood on Cedar Street. She was very concerned about the safety of children in the area. Other neighbors in the area are on the lookout as well and will contact police if the vehicles return.
October 10, 5:15 p.m.: Blaine police responded with the fire department to a report of a person that had overdosed on prescription medication. The person was conscious and breathing when officers arrived. She was evaluated by the fire department and voluntarily accompanied them to the hospital for further observation. Officers cleared without incident.
October 10, 9:13 p.m.: Police were dispatched to a reported domestic assault at a Blaine motel. Officers arrived and spoke with both involved parties. The man and woman were separated and their version of events was exactly opposite one another. Officers spoke with two witnesses, who overheard a yelling match between the pair but saw no physical assault. Officers were not able to determine that a physical assault or other crime had taken place, and the matter was resolved by the male half deciding to leave for the evening.
October 11, 4 a.m.: A business employee notified U.S. Border Patrol of an individual lounging inside their dumpster storage area. A police officer arrived to assist and learned that the elderly gentleman was waiting to catch a bus to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Portland, Oregon. The officer assisted the man by transporting him to the city bus stop to help his travel to the Greyhound terminal in Bellingham.
October 11, 11:25 p.m.: A person reported that her daughter had taken her car without permission, and mom wished to pursue criminal charges. The daughter was driving a Ford Escape, but the car did not live up to its name. The officer found the vehicle with the girl still inside and took her into custody. She admitted to taking the car without permission, and was booked in to juvenile detention.
October 13, 7:55 a.m.: A man reporting the theft of his bicycle contacted Blaine officers. Officers checked the area and the residence of a possible suspect but neither the bike or suspect were located. The bike will be entered into the system as stolen: the blue/green Huffy is worth about $100.
October 13, 9:44 a.m.: Officers were contacted by an out-of-state relative, who was concerned about the safety of a person who lives in Blaine. Blaine officers and sheriff’s office deputies attempted to contact the man. He had vacated his residence in Blaine with no other known address. The relative later called to report contacting the man by telephone, and were told he was living out of his vehicle at an unknown location.
October 13, 1 p.m.: A resident contacted police asking for assistance in finding out how to have stop signs removed if they are not needed and impede traffic flow. The caller’s suggestion and request was forwarded to the public works department for review, and an appointment was made to further discuss the request.
October 13, 8:26 p.m.: Police were dispatched to a fire alarm at a house on Wilson Avenue. Officers arrived and could not find the homeowner. Luckily a neighbor had a key and access to the house to allow fire fighters to check the interior. The alarm was determined to be false and the homeowner was contacted by phone. Officers and the neighbor secured the home as they left.
October 14, 11:55 a.m.: A woman came in to report that a man and woman had been arguing down by the marina in Blaine. Officers located the couple and determined no crime had occurred and the couple had made up prior to police descending. The officers cleared with no further action.