Police Report -- May 08, 2003

Published on Thu, May 8, 2003
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POLICE REPORTS

May 5:
Border Patrol agents and a Blaine police officer assisted an 18-year-old who fell and broke his collar bone when his bicycle chain wrapped around the wheel. The man was transported to the hospital for treatment and his bicycle was taken to the police station for safekeeping.

May 4:
Officers were dispatched to a disorderly juvenile male in the 1000 block of Adelia Street. The caller reported that a physical altercation was occurring. Officers contacted the parties and discovered that a mother and son were having a dispute that was strictly verbal in nature.

May 4:
Officer received a report of persons in the 800 block of Alder Street using a laser pointer and pointing it at buildings and people. It was determined that juveniles in a nearby apartment had the laser pointer. The parent of the juveniles was contacted and he said he would take the pointer away and take disciplinary action. The reporting party was advised of the outcome.

May 3:
Officers responded to the Peace Arch Port of Entry for a report of an individual in possession of drugs. It was determined that two women were in possession of more than 3,800 tables of codeine and several other legend drugs. Both were booked into Whatcom County jail.

May 3:
Officers received a report of a person refusing to pay for a cab after being given a ride. Officers contacted the suspect and arrested him for theft of services. The subject was found to be in possession of two stolen credit cards, one of which he had attempted to pay for the cab with. The subject was booked into Whatcom County jail.

May 3:
Officer was contacted by a juvenile female who said her ex-boyfriend had threatened her after she tried to pick up some clothes. Both parties gave statements and they agreed to stay away from each other.

May 2:
A group of juveniles turned in a puppy that had ben following them for a few blocks. The owner called a little later looking for the puppy. Owner and dog were soon reunited.

May 2:
Officer responded to the Blaine high school regarding a possible theft. The suspect told the officer that he found the property and was in the process of turning it in to the lost and found. The victim did not want not want to pursue charges and was not willing to provide a statement. The property was returned.

May 2:
Citizen in the 1200 block of Garfield Street reported that person(s) unknown had thrown a large rock through her kitchen window. Case under investigation.

May 1:
Officers were notified that a runaway was possibly hiding at a friends house in Blaine. Officers found the juvenile and detained her. There was a second runaway who was also detained. Officers contacted the mother who wanted her daughter back. Both were taken to the station for processing. One was taken to juvenile detention, the other was taken to a safe house and arrangements are being made to return her to her home.

May 1:
Complainant in the 300 block of Alder Street reported his son had been using his credit card number to make purchases worth $470.82 without his consent. Case under investigation.

May 1:
Officer was contacted by a motel manager in the 1300 block of Peace Portal Drive who reported that a tenant had just left the motel and they found damage inside. Officer contacted Canada Customs because the tenants were en route to Alaska. Customs turned them around and they were contacted at U.S. Customs. They paid for the damages and the motel manager was satisfied. They were released to continue their trip.

May 1:
A person in the 700 block of Harrison Avenue reported that her ex-husband is harassing her. He calls and she received on average three letters a day. He is currently in state prison. Prison authorities were contacted who will talk to the suspect. Case will be reviewed for possible charges of harassment and violation of a no-contact order.

May 1:
A person saw a car parked on the side of the road in the 1700 block of Pipeline Road with a person sleeping inside of it. Officers responded and the car was gone.

May 1:
A business owner in the 1600 block of Peace Portal Derive reported finding a subject in a fenced in area removing property from a vehicle. Subject was arrested without incident for burglary and taken to jail.

May 1:
A student reported that someone scratched the sides of his car with a key while the vehicle was parked in a Blaine school parking lot. The incident is under investigation.

April 30:
Officers responded to a physical domestic violence call in the 600 block of Boblett Street. A man had assaulted his girlfriend and fled the scene. A police K-9 was called in and the man was located several blocks from the residence. He was arrested and booked into jail.

April 29:
Suspect was the passenger in a car that was referred for secondary inspection at the Peace Arch Port of Entry. Suspect had been drinking in Canada with friends. As he was less than 21-years-old, he was cited for being a minor in possession of alcohol by consumption and released.

April 29:
Suspect attempted to enter the U.S. without inspection and was apprehended by Border Patrol agents. After learning he was being deported, suspect requested his transportation (a bicycle) be donated to the local Boys and Girls Club. The bicycle was later given to the club.

April 29:
Two males were observed by a citizen in the 1800 block of Peace Portal Drive involved in suspicious activity around a closed business. An officer contacted the men and learned that they were dropping off a rental trailer. No further action was required.

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