All law enforcement incidents are reviewed on a daily basis by the Blaine chief of police. Depending on the nature of the incident, the chief directs police personnel to conduct a follow-up investigation.
September 4, 6:45 p.m.: Officers responded to the Peace Arch point of entry for a report of a suspended driver. Officers arrived and determined the individuals license was suspended out of California. Officers arrested, cited and released the individual with a mandatory court date. Officers cleared with no further incident.
September 4, 7:45 p.m.: Officers responded to a construction noise complaint on D Street. The construction worker agreed to stop working for the evening.
Chief’s Note: According to Blaine Municipal Code Section No. 8.10.020(C)6 construction activity (and the resulting noise) can only occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on weekdays; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays with no construction permitted on Sundays. The city manager can approve a variance up to 10 p.m. on weekdays. Officers have been instructed to conduct extra patrol in this area to address this concern.
September 4, 10 a.m.: Officers responded to a juvenile breaking the terms of his probation on School Drive. Officers contacted the parents reporting their son had not returned by his set curfew which was a violation of his probation. The son returned home while officers were on scene.
September 5, 7:30 a.m.: An Officer observed a commercial vehicle parked in a no parking area on Grant Avenue, marked with bright yellow paint. The citation was issued and left on the windshield.
Chief’s Note: The community has expressed their concerns regarding illegal parking issues in Commercial Business District east of State Route 543. The BPD enforces a zero-tolerance policy on these public streets.
September 5, 7:30 a.m.: During routine patrol Blaine Police located an illegally parked vehicle in the 1600 Block of Grant Avenue. The vehicle was marked and a parking infraction will be mailed to the registered owner.
September 5, 7:30 a.m.: During routine patrol Blaine Police located an illegally parked vehicle in the 900 Block of Ludwick Avenue. The vehicle was marked and a parking infraction will be mailed to the registered owner.
September 5, 12:12 p.m.: An Officer transported and booked an individual on Martin Street into Whatcom County Jail for a court commit.
September 5, 12:25 p.m.: Blaine Police retained custody of an incarcerated person and transported him to and from jail to court and back to jail without issue.
Ed. Note: This post was updated for clarity purposes.