Police Report -- October 28, 2004

Published on Thu, Oct 28, 2004
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POLICE REPORTS

October 24:
An officer investigated a commercial business alarm (motion detector) in the 600 block of Peace Portal Drive. The building was found to be secure. It appeared that a large price tag on a product had moved around when the heating system turned on. The manager of the business corrected the problem by removing the tag.

October 23:
Officers responded to the Peace Arch port of entry for a person in possession of marijuana. It was determined the woman had the proper paperwork which allows her to possess marijuana in the state of Washington for medicinal purposes. Officers cleared without any incident.

October 23:
Officers were advised of a loud party in the 300 block of 11th Street. On arrival officers found there was an adult Halloween party in progress. The group turned the music down and apologized for the noise. Officers received no further complaints about the party.

October 22:
A 17-year-old runaway from the Olympia area attempted to enter Canada by jumping the ditch, but was caught by the Canadian authorities. The runaway was a ward of the state, and she was placed in a safe house until CPS could make further arrangements for her.

October 22:
Officers responded to a report of a theft in progress at a residence in the 1000 block of Mitchell Street. Upon arrival it was determined that the couple were separating and having a verbal dispute over the distribution of accumulated property. Officers stood by to keep the peace until the female had removed her personal property.

October 22:
Officers assisted the sheriff’s department with the service of a restraining order. Officers stood by with the respondent of the order while waiting for a sheriff’s deputy to arrive with the order. The man who was waiting to be served made comments that could be perceived as threats toward the petitioner. About one hour after being served the no contact order, the man contacted the protected person by phone and left a message. Officers and deputies responded to the man’s home in Birch Bay and arrested him for violating the order. He was booked into Whatcom County Jail.

October 21:
Officer received a report of a blocking disabled vehicle northbound on I-5. Upon arrival it was determined that the vehicle had struck a deer. Officer set up traffic control.

October 21:
Officers investigated a suspicious package left in front of a mail services building in the 400 block of Peace Portal Drive. The package was found to contain an auto part that a regular customer had left on the doorstep.

October 21:
A mother reported that a boy hit her child in the face with a ball and then ran away. The child was not injured, but mom wanted the boy’s parents to be notified of their son’s conduct. An officer contacted a manager at the Boys and Girls club to learn the identity of the boy. The boy’s father was contacted and advised of the incident.

October 21:
Officers investigated an animal complaint in the 400 block of Cherry Street. Complainant advised officers that the dog appeared to be neglected and malnourished. Officers checked the dog and called the Humane Society to report on its condition. It turns out the humane society already has an open case for that dog.