Police Report -- May 30, 2002

Published on Thu, May 30, 2002
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May 28: Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction at Bell Road at Peace Portal. The occupants fled on foot. Officers located the occupants and discovered the driver to be DUI. The driver was arrested, processed and released.
May 27: Officers were dispatched to a fight in progress in the 700 block of Cedar Street. The involved neighbors and witnesses related it was a verbal dispute only. The parties had settled their differences upon officers’ arrival.
May 27: A resident in the 300 block of Marine Drive reported he was pushed and scratched by a young man who dislikes him. He requested that the police contact the suspect and advise him of the complaint. No further action was requested.
May 26: A citizen in the 1100 block of Mitchell Avenue reported her car had been hit by eggs sometime during the night. There was minimal damage to the vehicle’s paint. Extra patrol was requested.
May 26: An officer stopped a motorist in the 700 block of G Street for an equipment violation and discovered the driver was intoxicated, in possession of paraphernalia and had a suspended driver’s license and no insurance. The driver was arrested and released.
May 26: Officers received a complaint of a transient sleeping behind a garage in the 900 block of Peace Portal. Officers woke the man and asked him to move along. The man left the area.
May 25: A person unbolted a bench and removed it from Peace Arch Park. Evidence indicated the thief/thieves had walked across the border. RCMP were notified.
May 25: Blaine officers assisted the US Border Patrol by contacting two men who ran across the border. One of the men had a felony warrant for burglary. He was booked into Whatcom County jail. The other man was not denied entry.
May 24: Officers received a report of a possible bear sighting in the 2200 block of H Street. Officers searched the area and found no signs of a bear. Officers notified Washington State Fish and Game who will also check the area.
May 24: Officers responded to a verbal domestic in the 700 block of F Street where the male party was refusing to leave. After a lengthy discussion, the male left. No further assistance was needed.
May 24: A parent in the 700 block of A Street reported her child as a runaway. The child returned home while officers were investigating. The child was warned not the leave the house without his parent’s permission.
May 23: Officer assisted US Customs with a vehicle that had switched plates. The driver was issued an infraction and the plates were confiscated. It was later determined DMV had made an error. Infraction voided and the plates were returned.
May 23: Officers from WSP, WCSO, Blaine PE and the US Border Patrol assisted Washington State Parks and Federal Protective Services and crowd and traffic control during a concert in Peace Arch Park. A good time was had by the 2,500 participants.
May 23: There was a report of a car fire in the 1700 block of H Street. When officers arrived a citizen was putting out the engine compartment fire. Officers cleared when the fire department arrived.
May 22: A tractor-trailer was stopped for a traffic infraction. The driver was found to be DWLS. He was arrested and issued a criminal citation. The company was contacted and another driver was sent for the truck.
May 22: US customs reported a possible DUI driver. A Blaine officer investigated and determined the driver to be DUI and in possession of a stolen vehicle. The driver was arrested and booked into jail.
May 22: US Customs reported an adult male in possession of a firearm. The man had a felony arrest 35 years ago. The male was not ineligible to poses the firearm.
May 22: An individual in the 1600 block of Peace Portal reported his vehicle stolen sometime in the last three weeks. Vehicle was left parked at a residence in Blaine during this time. The vehicle was found. It was determined that the vehicle was the center of a civil issue.
May 22: Officer was advised of a possible rape of a child. Case under investigation.
May 21: A person out of state contacted police to report a possible theft involving an internet auction. He had paid by check for items on Ebay. The $500 + check had been cashed but no product was delivered by the seller. Under investigation.
May 21: A landlord in the 300 block of D Street who was attempting to evict a tenant contacted police because the tenant turned off the water. The incident was civil and the landlord was referred to the Whatcom County Civil Deputy.
May 21: Two people en route to Canada hid two guns in a field because they could not take them across the border. They were denied entry into Canada and returned to US Customs. The guns were located by officers and impounded. Charges pending.
May 21: Officers responded to a residence in the 4200 block of H Street where a teenager was having a reaction to the drug Ecstasy. The teen was transported to the hospital for treatment. Under investigation.
May 20: Officers stood by while the FBI took a person into custody on federal charges in the 8700 block of Semiahmoo Parkway. Officers cleared without incident.
May 20: Officers investigated a vehicle prowl in the 1900 block of H Street. The victim believes a family member attempted to steal her stereo. Officers are attempting to contact the suspect.
May 20: Officers investigated a burglary in the 800 block of Boblett Street. Officers are processing evidence left at the scene. Case is under investigation.
May 20: A juvenile made a generally threatening statement to a business employee in the 600 block of 8th Street. An officer investigated and spoke to the child’s parent about the matter. The statement was determined to not be a valid threat. No crime.
May 20: A person called to request a welfare check on two children in the 700 block of F Street. Officers responded and found the children appeared to be in good health and were living under adequate conditions.
May 20: A business in the 800 block of H Street reported that receipt books and deposit bags were removed from the business. The items were returned and possible suspect information was located. Case under investigation.
May 20: A hotel guest in the 9500 block of Semiahmoo Parkway reported that someone had taken a kodak digital camera from a training room. The camera is valued at $500. A thorough investigation was completed, but no suspects were located.

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