Police Report -- January 15, 2004

Published on Thu, Jan 15, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

January 13:
Officers provided assistance to Stafholt Good Samaritan Center on C Street by providing transportation to St. Joseph Hospital for a patient who had become extremely violent.

January 12:
A business owner in the 1000 block of Yew Avenue found suspected drugs in an employee bathroom. An officer impounded the drugs which tested positive for methamphetamine. The drugs were destroyed by the police department.

January 12:
A resident in the 1000 block of Garfield Avenue reported finding three baggies that possibly contained marijuana in his driveway. An officer responded and determined the baggies contained oregano made to look like marijuana buds. No real drugs were present in the baggies. The baggies and contents were destroyed at the police station.

January 12:
A resident in the 1200 block of Mitchell Street complained about a suspicious vehicle watching her residence and taking pictures of the people inside. An officer contacted the complainant and advised her to call if the vehicle shows up again.

January 12:
A parent reported her 15-year-old daughter was assaulted on January 9 by two girls while she was walking with friends. The victim complained of a continuing headache from the encounter. An officer investigated the incident, identified suspects, and submitted a report to the juvenile prosecutor.

January 11:
A person reported a cat trap was stolen from the front of his home in the 300 block of Martin Street. The homemade device was valued at $30.

January 11:
A Blaine resident called to report downed mailboxes in the 1200 block of Blaine Avenue. An officer arrived and discovered the massacred mailboxes were the result of a hit and run motor vehicle collision. A piece of the suspect vehicle was recovered at the scene and booked into evidence. The incident was referred to the U.S. Postal Service.

January 10:
Officers stopped a car after it was seen spinning its tires on purpose in the 1600 block of Yew Avenue. The driver was arrested for presenting false ID and driving under the influence. He was processed without incident.

January 10:
Officers saw two juveniles behind a closed business in the 2500 block of Bell Roadaround 2 a.m. Officers stopped the two and discovered the building had been freshly egged. The two denied egging the business and stated they had snuck out to see their girlfriends. Officers contacted the parents who came and picked up the boys.

January 8:
Officers were dispatched to assist the coast guard with a felony warrant arrest at the Blaine marina. A man had been contacted by coast guard members during their regular duties, and was found to be wanted in Pacific County, Washington for assault in the third degree. He was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Whatcom County Jail by Blaine police.

January 7:
A resident in the 1400 block of Madison Avenue received unsolicited e-mail listing German kiddie porn internet sites. Blaine officers forwarded the information to the Internet Crime Against Children Task Force.

January 7:
A citizen called because he was concerned about an employee who had not shown up for work for two days and was not answering the telephone. Officers contacted the person who was fine, but did not want to drive in the snow.