Blaine Police reports, March 30 – April 6

March 30, 3:26 p.m.: Police responded to reports from a Border Patrol agent and passing citizens about a one-car collision on D street at the truck route overpass. The driver and lone occupant of the car had been weaving erratically for some blocks before crashing into an overpass guardrail. Investigation at the scene and at hospital found evidence that the woman had been driving under the influence of alcohol. After being evaluated for her injuries she was arrested and booked in to jail.

March 31, 11:24 a.m.: Police attempted to contact a vehicle that had committed a traffic violation but the driver refused to stop and fled onto the freeway southbound. After a 2-mile pursuit the violator stopped and was taken in to custody by officers. After processing the motorist was booked into jail for felony eluding, and the vehicle was impounded.

April 1, 9:25 p.m.: Police responded to a Blaine residence and served a man there with a no contact order, which had been issued by the Superior Court in Skagit County. The officers also collected several firearms and bladed weapons as instructed by the same court order, and placed them into safekeeping pending further direction from the court.

April 1, 9:41 p.m.: A resident called 911 when someone started banging on her front door late at night. The suspects were no longer at the house when police arrived about three minutes later. The victim’s property was checked and found to be secure. Other homeowners in the area were contacted and the area was patrolled. An officer located and contacted four teenagers on Mitchell Street a couple of blocks from the scene and they admitted to the trespass and harassment. Each was transported to his home and turned over to a parent.

April 3, 4:28 a.m.: Police responded to a fight in progress near H Street and Peace Portal Drive. The arriving officers detained two combatants and determined which man was the primary aggressor. Following the investigation the 38-year-old Blaine resident was arrested, cited and released with a mandatory court date.

April 3, 7:40 p.m.: A woman attempting to enter the U.S. from Canada aboard an Amtrak train was found to have a felony warrant outstanding for her arrest. The warrant was confirmed and she was booked into jail. Her excess property was placed into safekeeping at the Blaine Police Department due to restrictions at Whatcom County Jail.

April 4, 8:38 p.m.: Police investigated information about a party involving minors drinking alcohol at a residence. They discovered six underaged people at the house who were in possession of alcohol and/or marijuana. All of them were detained on site and their parents notified to respond to collect their children. The juvenile who brought the alcohol to the party was identified and arrested for furnishing alcohol to minors in addition to possession charges. One minor was arrested for possession of marijuana.

April 6, 10 a.m.: A court officer relayed information to patrol officer that a person who had a suspended driver’s license was leaving court and possibly would be driving away. As the officer was arriving in the area and staged to make sure the person was not driving, they observed the person get in their car and drive off. The officer stopped the vehicle and arrested the person for driving with license suspended. The person was cited and released pending a court hearing. The vehicle was legally parked and the person was allowed to wait for a licensed driver.

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