Police Report -- June 09, 2005

Published on Thu, Jun 9, 2005
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June 5: Officers investigated a 911 hang up complaint in the 500 block of G Street. It was determined that family members would not allow their mother to drive to Burnaby, B.C. because they thought she was too upset. The officers stood by until the woman gathered her belongings and drove away. She appeared to be OK.

June 5: Officers were dispatched to a collision between a car and a semi truck at Boblett Street and SR 543. There were no injuries, but the accident was blocking. The incident was investigated and documented.

June 5: An officer responded to a 911 hang up call in the 1000 block of Peace Portal Drive. It was found that two people had been in an argument. Both parties involved claimed to have been assaulted, but there was no evidence an assault had taken place. One of the parties involved was asked to leave the apartment and not to return. The other party involved was advised on how to obtain a restraining order.

June 5: Officers responded to a report of a domestic dispute in progress on a front lawn in the 600 block of H Street. An investigation lead to the arrest of a 34-year-old man for assault 4th, domestic violence. The man was booked into Whatcom County Jail.

June 5: A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officer contacted a very impaired driver who passed her intended exit in Delta, B.C. and ended up at the Peace Arch port of entry. A Blaine officer investigated the incident, and the 41-year-old was arrested and cited to Blaine municipal court. A sober family member picked up the driver and took her home.

June 4: Officers responded to a physical domestic dispute in the 1400 block of Harrison Avenue. A 44-year-old man was arrested for assault 4th, domestic violence and booked into Whatcom County Jail.

June 4: Officers received a report of a possible burglary at a local church. One window was broken and paint was thrown on another window, but it did not appear the vandals gained entry to the building. The incident is being investigated.

June 4: Officers received a report of a young boy, approximately five years old, walking alone on Peace Portal Drive. A USBP agent happened to be in the area and was able to talk to the boy. It turned out the boy was older than originally thought, and his father knew of his whereabouts. The agent taught the boy to walk facing oncoming traffic.

June 4: Officers received a report of a transient in the area of the library who was bothering people. The man asked for something to read, so an officer provided him a newspaper. The man then left the area.

June 4: A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer intercepted a very intoxicated driver who parked in the closed NEXUS lane and thought he was in Canada. A Blaine officer investigated the incident, arrested the impaired driver and cited him to Blaine Municipal Court. The driver was released to a sober friend at U.S. Customs.

June 3: An officer assisted a motorist in the 200 block of G Street whose front wheel fell off the vehicle. The officer stood by until a tow truck arrived and was able to remove the vehicle from the road.

June 3: Report of a transient sleeping underneath a canopy at a closed business in the 200 block of G Street. An officer contacted the person and asked him to move along. The man left the area.

June 3: A citizen in the 1600 block of Peace Portal Drive reported the theft of gasoline from his vehicle on two occasions. The amount of fuel stolen on each night was approximately five gallons. The complainant did not have any suspect information. He will be purchasing a locking gas cap for his vehicle to prevent future thefts.

June 2: A business in the 800 block of Peace Portal Drive called police when an irate customer refused to leave. The customer left prior to officers arriving and then contacted the police later in the day. The issue at hand was civil in nature, and both parties were advised of that. The customer was also advised the business did not want her to return to their property.

June 2: A woman and her three children became stranded in Blaine after having been denied entry into Canada. A relative in Canada made arrangements for the four of them to return to their home country, but they needed assistance with a place to stay for a few nights until their flight home. A Salvation Army voucher was provided to the family.

June 1: Several people called police to report seeing a man sitting on a park bench in the 8800 block of Semiahmoo Parkway who did not appear to be moving. Officers contacted the transient man and determined he was OK. He was asked to move on and complied with the instructions.

June 1: A man reported seeing a teenage girl walk out of a store and place several items underneath a car that did not belong to her. The girl then went back into the store. The store was called and when the manager approached the girl she fled the store. Officers located the girl, who was in possession of several stolen items. She confessed to stealing everything from the store, and the store confirmed it. She was arrested for theft and released to a responsible party. Her parents were notified.

June 1: 911 reported a caller on the line who had heard someone enter her home in the 500 block of C Street through the back door just moments before. The woman was hiding inside the house and was uncertain if the intruder was still inside. Officers responded and checked the house and property, but no suspect was located. The woman was unharmed and no property was damaged or stolen. Officers searched the area and surrounding neighborhoods, but a suspect was not located.