Police Report -- May 15, 2003

Published on Thu, May 15, 2003
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POLICE REPORTS

May 12:
A person called to report that a check, in the amount of $4,800, belonging to him had been deposited by his ex-wife into an account belonging to her. All information was obtained and forwarded to the detective for review.

May 12:
Officer received a complaint about a group of teenagers at a residence in the 900 block of Harrison Avenue who had been bothering a neighbor and were possible truant from school. Officer responded and located seven teenagers inside the residence who were smoking marijuana. All seven were arrested for being in possession of marijuana and were released to their parents.

May 11:
A resident observed someone in the 9700 block of Vista Avenue with a flashlight behind her neighbor�s residence at 3:30 a.m., and knew her neighbor was away. An officer contacted the homeowner�s grandson in front of the residence and learned he was the person who was walking around the house with a flashlight. The homeowner was called and it was confirmed that her grandson and his girlfriend had permission to stay at the residence. The officer contacted the reporting party, thanked her for her sharp observations and advised her in his conversation with the homeowner.

May 11:
Citizens in the 300 block of Martin Street found a loose pony in a neighborhood. The Humane Society was called to handle the matter. May 10: An officer observed three subjects behind a closed business in the 800 block of Peace Portal Drive late at night. The subjects ran and attempted to hide from the officer, but were located in the area. Further investigation revealed all three subjects were minors in possession of alcohol. Two of the subjects were also in possession of possible burglary tools. Buildings and vehicles in the area were checked, but no damage to property was found. The three juveniles were arrested for MIP and released to their parents.

May 10:
Officers investigated a report that a group of people removed eight wooden pallets from the loading dock of a closed business. Officers contacted a man and learned he had permission to take pallets from an adjacent business. He was advised of his error and the pallets were exchanged.

May 9:
A school official found a ten-year-old student in possession of a three inch knife after other students reported the boy had told them about it. The knife was not brandished and no one was threatened by the boy. Police officers contacted the student after school and notified his mother of the incident. A report was forwarded to the prosecutor�s office for review.

May 9:
Canadian Immigration returned a man to U.S. Customs who swam from Blaine to Canada and failed to check in at the border. The man returned to his car in Blaine and found he had lost his ignition key. U.S. Border patrol called Blaine P.D. to assist the man, who was stranded without funds. The man declined a ride to the Lighthouse Mission and said he would stay with his car and contact a mechanic in the morning.

May 9:
Officers saw a person sleeping in a car parked off the roadway in the 2000 block of Yew Street. Officers contacted the person to make sure he was ok. The person said he was resting because he was too tired to drive.

May 8:
Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Pearl Street to a physical domestic. Following an investigation, an adult female was arrested for 4th degree assault and booked into Whatcom County jail.

May 8:
Officer responded to a report of a vehicle striking a railway crossing arm in the 100 block of Marine Drive. The arm came down on a truck as the truck crossed the tracks and broke away as it was designed to do. The damage threshold for a state collision report was not met. BNSF railway was notified and repaired the damage.

May 7:
A man who was appearing in Blaine municipal court on a no contact order violation complained that his accuser violated a mutual no contact order when they both appeared in court. The man was upset because his accuser stood in the hallway as he entered the courtroom. The man observed his accuser across the street after court and felt he was under observation. The parties did not approach each other or communicate in the hallway. The man filed an informational report at the request of his attorney.

May 7:
Officer responded to Peace Arch POE for a person who was driving while his privilege to do so in Washington was suspended for FTA/unpaid tickets. The individual was en route to Blaine municipal court to answer to another charge for DWLS. The individual was arrested for DWLS and transported to court for his appearance on the previous charges.

May 7:
Complainant in the 1700 block of H Street reported his daughter-in-law had forged his name on four savings accounts withdrawl slips and had taken $240. Case under investigation.

May 7:
Officers took custody of an eight-year-old boy who had been on a WTA bus. The child�s father did not arrive on time to pick him up and he could not be located. Officers delivered the child to his mother.

May 7:
A person in the 1000 block of Adelia Street said that a couple of kids were throwing rocks near his car. He said he watched one of the rocks hit his car and scratch it. Officers looked at the car and determined the scratch was just dirt. Officers spoke to the kids who claimed the rock did not hit the car, but said they would not play near the car anymore.

May 7:
Officers stopped a vehicle in the 1300 block of Boblett Street that had no license plates. The occupants were building a truck from an old motor home. The driver was issued citations and warned not to drive the home made truck until it was legal.