Police Report -- May 09, 2002

Published on Thu, May 9, 2002
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May 7: Officer was dispatched to the Peace Arch POE in reference to a disturbance between a cab driver and his fare, who was refused entry into Canada. The passenger was given a ride to a motel. No further problems.
May 6: A resident in the 1000 block of Peace Portal complained about juveniles riding gas gopeds on the sidewalk and street. An officer contacted the juveniles and issued a written warning for the traffic offense.
May 6: An officer responded to a 911 hang up call at Cost Cutter and found no one in need of assistance. The phone was in good working condition.
May 6: Officers investigated a child neglect complaint. A relative offered to watch the children until the parent could fix the problems.
May 6: Officers were dispatched to a camper trailer in the 1500 block of D Street that had leaned to one side and dumped raw sewage in an apartment complex driveway. The area was washed down and cleaned by the camper’s owner.
May 6: A motorist in the 4200 block of H Street struck and killed an Irish setter who ran out in front of his car from a driveway. No one in the car was injured. The car had a broken front light and grill. The dog’s owner was notified of the accident.
May 6: Officers responded to a report in the 1000 block of Mitchell Street regarding juveniles throwing fireworks into the street and frightening motorists. The juveniles were gone when police arrived. Extra patrol was provided to the area.
May 6: Officer responded to a welfare check on a subject in the 400 block of C Street who hadn’t picked up his newspaper for four days. The office had received a call regarding the same subject a few days earlier. The resident had passed away from natural causes.
May 5: Officers were dispatched to check on the welfare of a dog in the 1500 block of D Street that had been barking for days. Upon arrival, officers found the dog was confined in a truck without food or water. The animal was taken into protective custody.
May 5: Officers were sent to the 1500 block of Marine Drive regarding a male subject who was found on the floor of a restroom and was unresponsive. The intoxicated male was escorted to his boat.
May 5: Officers were dispatched to intercede in a fight in the parking lot of a local motel in the 1300 block of Peace Portal. The combatants separated prior to the officer’s arrival.
May 5: A citizen reported finding his vehicle window smashed out and his car stereo missing in the 200 block of D Street. The vehicle was parked at an open business. There are no suspects at this time. Estimated damage was $300. Estimated loss was $970.
May 5: Officers were sent to the 1300 block of Bobblet regarding a suspicious subject. Officer located the subject who stated he was just shopping, but had decided not to buy anything. The subject was instructed to stay away from the business.
May 4: US border patrol reported a possible fraud scheme in the 1500 block of H Street involving a public assistance program. Information was gathered and forwarded to the agency involved.
May 4: A citizen reported someone was attempting to break into her vehicle in the 200 block of Boblett Street. The suspect was located and denied any criminal activity. Further investigation determined it to be a dispute between two family members. No crime.
May 3: Officer spoke at length with an adult male in the 300 block of H Street who was suffering from mental problems. The male’s psychiatric care facility recommended he go to the hospital for an evaluation. A family member transported him to the hospital.
May 3: Officers were asked to check on the welfare of an individual in the 400 block of C Street who had failed to show up for work. The person had died of natural causes during the night. Family members were contacted.
May 3: A citizen reported canvas covers missing from his boat which is moored in Blaine Marina. The covers were last seen on May 2 and are valued at $500.
May 3: A citizen in the 1100 block of 4th Street contacted the police department with information on a suicidal person. Citizen was given information on how to contact the law enforcement jurisdiction several thousand miles away. No further action.
May 3: Officers contacted a 26-year-old intoxicated male who fell while walking home from a tavern and was in the street screaming. The man was cited to Blaine Municipal Court for possession of marijuana and a pipe and was then given a ride home.
May 2: A business complained about the theft of 1,000 white golf balls in the 8900 block of
Semiahmoo Parkway. An investigation is in progress.
May 2: Officers assisted a California resident by checking on the welfare of her brother who was at a Blaine motel. The brother said he needed no assistance and refused to allow police to enter his motel room.
May 1: A resident reported a theft of his outboard motor from Semiahmoo Marina. Case under investigation.
May 1: A parent saw a bicycle that looked like the one that had been stolen from his son. Officers assisted the parent who upon closer inspection, determined it was not his son’s missing bike.
May 1: A concerned parent called to report her 12-year-old son was being threatened at school by a high school student. The parent was referred to the middle school principal and put in touch with the suspect’s parents.
May 1: A parent reported her daughter fell asleep on the school bus during the ride to Point Roberts and someone took her digital Casio watch off her hand. The incident was referred to the school principal.
May 1: Officers responded to an aid call in the 1300 block of 4th Street and stood by while aid personnel examined an 18-year-old who complained of falling and hitting his head. No police assistance as needed.

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