Police Report -- June 26, 2003

Published on Thu, Jun 26, 2003
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POLICE REPORTS

June 24:
A citizen reported a person driving in the 2700 block of Bell Road who she believed to be too intoxicated to drive. An officer observed the vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign. While he was attempting to stop the vehicle, he observed it driving in the opposing lane of traffic for approximately 150 feet. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was arrested for DUI.

June 23:
Officer observed a speeding vehicle in the 800 block of H Street. The vehicle failed to stop for officers and tried to elude police cars. When the driver did stop, he bolted from the car and fled on foot. A 14-year-old passenger tried to flee but was quickly apprehended by officers and was arrested for being a Minor in Possession of alcohol. He was so intoxicated that medics had to be called to evaluate his condition. The driver was later located and was arrested for eluding, reckless endangerment and DWLS 3rd.

June 22:
Officers stopped a car for a traffic violation in the 2500 block of Bell Road. It was determined that the adult female driver had a suspended license and she was arrested. During a search incident to arrest, officers found drugs in the belongings of both the driver and the adult male passenger, which field tested positive as heroin and methamphetamine. The two were arrested and booked into jail for felony possession. The car was impounded.

June 21:
A Blaine officer on patrol located a car in the 2400 block of Bell Road that had been reported stolen from Bellingham. Officers surveilled the car until a man entered it and drove. Officers stopped the car and arrested the adult male driver. Police canine Yoschi, checked the vehicle following the arrest and alerted to the presence of drugs. Officers searched the car and discovered one half pound of high grade marijuana hidden inside. The driver was booked into jail for felony charges of possession of stolen property and possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.

June 21:
Dispatch reported the fire department was en route to a residence in the 1600 block of Runge Road where a three-year-old child was having a hard time breathing because he had sprayed pepper spray in his mouth. Officer arrived and assisted the child until fire personnel arrived. Officer determined the incident was accidental and the child was released back to the mother.

June 21:
Complainant reported that she found her daughter at a party and when she tried to take her home, her daughter became belligerent. Officer arrived and counseled the daughter on her behavior. The daughter calmed down and complied with her mother�s request.

June 20:
Complainant in the 1000 block of Adelia Street reported her granddaughter was out of control and requested a police officer come talk to her. Officer arrived and calmed the girl down, who was upset for being grounded. The girl apologized to her grandmother for being disrespectful. Officer left with no further incident.

June 20:
A Blaine officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction in the 8900 of Bell Road. During a consensual search of the car, police canine Yoschi alerted to the presence of drugs, and officers found approximately one half pound of high grade marijuana hidden in the vehicle. The adult driver and passenger were arrested for felony possession with intent to deliver. Both subjects were booked into Whatcom county jail.

June 19:
A resident in the 9700 block of Allen Street reported person(s) having left two small holes and survey stakes on her overgrown back lot. No crime - civil matter. Property line issues with adjacent property owner. Resident advised to obtain accurate property line records from county offices.

June 19:
Officer was dispatched to the 8400 block of Wood Duck Way to a report of a cat that had been stuck in a tree for three days. Officer could not coax the animal from the tree. Whatcom Humane Society was called and contacted a tree service to remove the cat.

June 19:
Officer was dispatched to the 200 block of Marine Drive to a report of a barking dog that was believed to be in distress. The calling party was concerned for the welfare of the dog, who was in a car. All the windows in the car were open enough to provide adequate ventilation and the dog had water. The dog looked in good health and officer cleared without incident.

June 18:
A citizen in the 900 block of Adelia Street reported a juvenile jumped off the curb and in front of his moving vehicle and was nearly struck. The citizen was concerned for the juvenile�s safety. An officer was in the area and unable to locate the juvenile. The citizen said he would call back if the problem continued.

June 18:
A citizen reported two suspicious vehicles in the 1800 block of Peace Portal Drive. Officers made contact with a group of three females. The group was looking through the remains of a burned building. The subjects were advised of the hazards of going into such a building and they left the area.

June 17:
A citizen in the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue located her son�s bicycle and a second bicycle that her son believed belonged to a friend of his. The other boy and his mother were contacted and it was determined that the second bike did belong to him. The bikes were released back to the boys.

June 17:
A citizen in the 9400 block of Semiahmoo Parkway reported that a man had knocked on her door and said he had been on a boat and gotten lost due to stormy conditions. The man requested directions and information about where he was. The reporting person was concerned and did not feel the story matched the weather conditions. The man was located and contacted and it was confirmed that he and his son had in fact been forced to bring their boat up on the beach because of stormy seas.