Police Report -- September 30, 2004

Published on Thu, Sep 30, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

September 27:
A resident in the 200 block of Peace Arch Court observed an unknown juvenile loitering in his driveway. Officer contacted a 20-year-old male and found he was exhibiting the effects of alcohol. The young man was cited to Blaine Municipal Court for MIP.

September 27:
A citizen in the 9700 block of Vista Terrace reported the theft of a firearm. A 23-year-old male was identified as a suspect. While taking a report from a citizen in regards to a stolen firearm, it was learned that another firearm had been stolen a few weeks earlier. An additional theft report was taken. The man was arrested for the thefts and booked into Whatcom County Jail.

September 26:
A citizen reported a male passed out on a sidewalk in the 700 block of H Street. Officer contacted the highly intoxicated man and determined he was not in need of medical assistance. The officer provided the man with a courtesy ride.

September 26:
A witness reported young men who were destroying political signs that were on the lawn of a private residence in the 700 block of Adelia Street. The witness was able to provide a description and vehicle information of the vandals. An officer later located the suspect vehicle and spoke to the driver. The remorseful individual was given a verbal warning about his behavior.

September 25:
A person entering the U.S. at the Peace Arch Port of Entry was referred for a secondary inspection. During that inspection about two grams of marijuana, seeds and a pipe were found in the person’s truck. The 41-year-old man was arrested and issued a citation for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

September 24:
An officer contacted two juvenile females in a store in the 1700 block of H Street during school hours. The high school confirmed that the girls were truant. The officer transported the girls back to the school and released them to the principal.

September 24:
An officer arrested a 17-year-old boy for assault after he shot a 16-year-old girl with a plastic projectile from an Air Soft pistol. The girl was not seriously injured. The boy was released to his mother, and the case has been forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor’s office.

September 24:
A person reported some materials were stolen from a construction site in the 500 block of E Street. The materials were valued at under $40. Extra patrol of the area was requested for the evening hours.The information was provided to officers and extra patrol will be provided when possible.

September 24:
A woman came to the police station requesting assistance in finding a place to stay for the night. The woman left while the office staff was processing her request, and she did not return.

September 24:
Report of a possible DUI about to leave the area in the 1700 block of H Street. An officer found the car traveling on a public highway. The driver was stopped for committing traffic violations. The 64-year-old man then failed the field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI. He refused the BAC and was issued a citation for DUI. The car was impounded after the dogs in the vehicle were picked up by the Humane Society.

September 24: A citizen reported accidentally hitting a dog with her vehicle after it ran out in front of her in the roadway. Officers responded and called for the Humane Society to help the injured dog, but the dog passed away prior to their arrival on scene.

September 23:
A citizen reported a possible DUI driver in the 1000 block of Mitchell Avenue. The driver pulled into his residence and then passed out. Officers contacted the intoxicated driver and arrested him for DUI.

September 23:
A car occupied by four teenagers stopped along the road where a young child was walking in the 800 block of H Street. The teenagers then sprayed the youngster with water using squirt guns. The terrified child ran home and told his mother about the incident. Officers have a description of the car and the teenagers and the investigation is ongoing.

September 22:
A parent in the 8800 block of Bald Eagle Drive reported his daughter stole checks from him and then forged them. The daughter passed one of the checks in Bellingham, but was not able to pass anymore. Officers are waiting for statements from the parents.