Police Report -- November 07, 2002

Published on Thu, Nov 7, 2002
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November 4: Officer was dispatched to the 400 block of H Street in reference to a suspicious vehicle parked behind a business. On arrival, officer found the vehicle was unoccupied and there were no license plates on the vehicle. A check of the vehicle identification number showed the vehicle was stolen from Burnaby, B.C. The vehicle was towed for safe keeping.
November 3: Officers were dispatched to a report of a young juvenile who had assaulted his mother in the 1000 block of Blaine Avenue. Although the boy was too young to be arrested, the incident was documented so a pattern of behavior could be presented to a juvenile court judge if necessary.
November 2: Officers responded to an aid call in the 400 block of 9th Street for a report of a one-year-old child who was not breathing. The child was breathing when officers arrived. Aid units arrived shortly after and officers cleared without incident.
November 1: Witnesses reported seeing a man crawling around under vehicles in the 1400 block of A Street at a commercial business. Officers found the man hiding in a nearby room of the business. Subject was arrested for burglary and other charges. He was booked into Whatcom County jail.
November 1: Officers responded to an activated fire alarm at the Blaine middle school. Fire department determined that the alarm was activated by a small child.
November 1: An anonymous citizen reported two males standing near a parked vehicle during the night in the 1000 block of Mitchell Street. Officer contacted two juvenile males who were walking home from a sporting event. They had stopped to write their names in the frost on a vehicle window. The males were warned about their behavior.
November 1: A pedestrian was struck while crossing the street in the crosswalk at the intersection of Harrison and H streets. The driver of the small sport utility vehicle did not see the pedestrian as she was temporarily blinded by the sun. The pedestrian was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital.
October 31: Officer responded to a report of a crow found near the entrance to a bank in the 400 block of Martin Street. Officers could find no signs of forced entry.
October 31: Report was received that a group of juveniles in a truck had been seen throwing eggs at parked cars in the 400 block of Peace Portal Drive. The suspect vehicle was located and stopped. The juveniles were identified and then released to their parents.
October 30: Officers and aid responded to 2nd and B streets where a northbound car had struck a parked pick-up. The 84-year-old driver died at the scene. It appears he may have suffered a medical emergency which precipitated the collision.
October 30: A man on a bike was denied entry into Canada and found himself stranded in Blaine. An officer gave him a bus pass and directions to the Lighthouse Mission.
October 29: A person in the 900 block of Blaine Road reported that his girlfriend was having mental problems. Officer contacted the adult female. Officer transported her to the hospital for an involuntary mental evaluation.
October 29: Blaine officers responded to a call where a juvenile had slit his wrists. The wounds were not deep and the bleeding was stopped by medics. The boy was transported to the hospital by Blaine police for an evaluation.

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