Blaine Police reports, February 6- February 10

February 6, 12:10 a.m.: An officer on patrol observed the security gate to a normally closed facility parking area standing ajar. He checked the compound and nothing appeared to have been tampered with inside. He closed the gate and spoke with a supervisor who arrived there a short time later.

February 6, 5:40 a.m.: A passing pedestrian notified police when he heard what sounded like an adult woman scream for help in the area of Martin Street and Peace Portal. Border Patrol agents assisted a Blaine officer with searching the area. The person who had yelled was not located.

February 6, 7:29 p.m.: Police were dispatched to a report of a tree on the road in the 9000 block of Semiahmoo Parkway. Officers arrived and dispatched Blaine Public Works for help as it was blocking both lanes of travel. Together they were able to reopen the roadway.

February 7, 1:40 a.m.: Police were dispatched to a motel on several reports of a domestic disturbance in progress. Officers arrived and contacted a resident who stated an unidentified man had assaulted him in his room. Aid was dispatched to the scene to treat the victim’s multiple head, face and neck lacerations. The suspect remains at large.

February 8, 3:15 p.m.: A citizen contacted police to obtain access to personal belongings she believed were in Blaine. Officers made inquiries and advised her how she could obtain her property.

February 9, 12:10 a.m.: About midnight a man called 911 to report he had heard someone yelling outside, and had climbed into the attic of his apartment complex’s carport to hide. Responding officers did not locate any suspicious activity in the area, other than that of the caller. They convinced the man to go inside and get some sleep.

February 9, 1:20 a.m.: A business employee called police when he noticed someone had damaged some property at the business next door. An officer investigated, documented the damage, and arranged to notify the owner. The estimated repair cost is about $200. A possible suspect was identified and follow-up is underway.

February 9, 1:56 p.m.: An officer on patrol came upon a the scene of a one-car crash that had just occurred on H Street east of 6th Street. Investigation determined that, after its driver suffered a medical emergency, the vehicle had left the roadway, struck a parked vehicle in a driveway, crashed through a wood picket fence, and finally came to a stop after striking a tree in a nearby yard. NWFR aid personnel attended the motorist.

February 9, 3:15 p.m.: An officer observed two elementary school kids walking across an overpass and appeared to be dropping items over the railing onto I-5. The officer waited for the juveniles on the other side and inquired if they were throwing things over the railing. Both juveniles quickly admitted to dropping small sticks. The officer explained how their actions could endanger other people. Both students showed remorse and apologized for their actions. The officer contacted the parents to notify them of the incident.

February 10, 6:53 a.m.: Blaine Police conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle traveling at twice the speed of the posted speed limit. The driver was determined to be driving on a suspended license for an unpaid traffic ticket. The man was arrested, cited and released with a mandatory court date.

February 10, 9 a.m.: Police were dispatched to a report that a teenager was being bullied. The investigating officer found evidence that criminal threats had been made against the victim. The suspect was identified and interviewed, and a case report was forwarded to the Whatcom County Juvenile Prosecutor for review of charges.

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