Police Report -- January 01, 2004

Published on Thu, Jan 1, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

December 23:

Officers responded to the 1500 block of D Street for a possible no contact order violation. Upon arrival, officers found that the no contact order existed between mother and daughter. The respondent was contacted inside the residence and arrested for violating the court order, and was booked into jail.

December 22:
Officer observed a subject back improperly on a limited access highway at a high rate of speed near a federal inspection station. Federal authorities requested a Blaine officer contact the suspect vehicle. While attempting to catch the vehicle, it was traveling at a high rate of speed. Officer and U.S. Border Patrol made contact with the driver, who simply did not want to wait in line. Driver was issued a notice of infraction for negligent driving in the second degree.

December 22:
Officers responded to a verbal domestic dispute in the 600 block of Boblett Street. Officers found the adult daughter, father and stepmother were arguing regarding living arrangements. Prior to arrival, the daughter had already secured another place to stay for the evening. Officer provided her with a courtesy ride to that location.

December 21:
Officers received a call from dispatch advising that a vehicle had just �sped away from customs� and then ran off of the roadway. The vehicle and occupants were contacted, and it was discovered the vehicle had gotten a flat tire while getting on the freeway, and a U.S.customs inspector saw it and reported it. Officers cleared without incident.

December 20:
A business in the 1700 block of H Street found a duffel bag with some clothing in their dumpster. Officers checked the bag and found no identification and nothing of value. The business placed the duffel bag and clothing back into the dumpster.

December 20:
While returning from the jail an officer observed a vehicle exceeding the posted speed limit on I-5. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was issued a citation for the violation. During the contact with the driver it was learned that his privilege to drive had been suspended. The driver was taken into custody, and the vehicle was impounded.

December 19:
Officers responded to the Peace Arch port of entry in reference to a U.S. Marine that had been reported AWOL and missing. Officers detained the person and contacted military authorities. The person was eventually taken to the Whatcom County jail to await the arrival of the military authorities.

December 19:
A middle school student reported the theft of her purse and its contents from the school gym during a dance. There are no known suspects or witnesses to the theft. Case closed pending further information.

December 19:
A cramp in a driver�s foot caused a car to accelerate and hit a building in the 1700 block of H Street. Minor damage was done to the car. Major damage was done to the building�s glass doors. Aid evaluated the driver and determined she was okay.

December 18:
Officer received a report of a transient inside a public facility in the 700 block of Harrison Avenue who was verbally assaultive and confrontational with another person.Officer contacted the female who appeared to be suffering from a mental illness. The person agreed to leave.

December 18:
Dispatch reported a road rage incident in front of the middle school. Officers arrived located both parties involved who had been yelling at each other over their driving abilities. Officer spoke with both parties and advised them not to let this type of behavior happen again. Both parties agreed to control their tempers in the future.

December 18:
A citizen reported four juvenile males standing in front of a business in the 1700 block of H Street using profane language towards other pedestrians. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the offending youths.

December 17:
Officers contact border protection officers at the Peace Arch port of entry, after the inspectors reported they were interviewing a woman who was suffering serious memory lapses and needed assistance. Officers found that the California resident had driven to the border three times in three days, trying to get back to California and was unable to understand how she kept arriving at back at customs. Officers contacted a family member for the driver, arranged for her transportation back to California, helped her find local lodging, and secured her car for a family member to pick up.

December 17:
Officers were dispatched to intercede where roommates had gotten into a fight in the 300 block of Clark Street. One adult accidentally tripped over another person�s dog, words were exchanged and then a couple of punches were thrown. Everyone involved had been drinking. The person who tripped over the dog and then got punched wanted the dog owner/puncher prosecuted. A report was forwarded to the prosecutor for review, and all the combatants agreed to separate for the night. The dog was not injured.

December 16:
A person in the 8600 block of Blue Grouse Way reported having been signed up for an adult magazine subscription without his knowledge or consent. No money or property was lost by anyone as a result of the unauthorized application. A call to the publisher solved the problem.

December 16:
An officer responded to a mutual assault between two workers at a business in the 100 block of 14th Street. Officers were unable to determine who the primary aggressor in the fight had been, and neither party wished to pursue the matter. Medical assistance was not needed, although one participant suffered a fat lip. No arrests were made.