Police Report -- October 06, 2005

Published on Thu, Oct 6, 2005
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October 1: Officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of H Street where it was reported six male juveniles were assaulting an adult male. Officers arrived within a minute of receiving the call and found the parties had separated. Once all involved parties had been spoken with, it was determined the juveniles had been attempting to provoke the adult into a physical fight. The man did not wish to pursue criminal action.

October 1: An individual reported a camera had been stolen from her room while staying at the Semiahmoo Resort. The camera was later located in the lost and found section and it appeared it had been mistakenly left on an elevator.

October 1: A vehicle was stopped for passing on the left where prohibited. The driver was contacted and it was learned he did not have a driver’s license. The 16-year-old was cited for no valid operators license without valid ID and was given a warning for passing on the left where prohibited.

September 30: Officers responded to multiple reports that a highly intoxicated man was falling in the roadway and on the railroad tracks on Peace Portal Drive. The man was observed blocking traffic and was arrested for disorderly conduct. The man was disoriented and belligerent, and he then passed out. Aid personnel were called to evaluate the man, and he was cleared for release. He was then booked into Whatcom County Jail without incident.

September 30: A citizen in the 1300 block of Harrison Avenue contacted police after discovering damage to their vehicle. Two of the vehicles doors had been intentionally scratched by an unknown object. There are no suspects or leads at this time.

September 30: Blaine officers assisted a Whatcom County deputy in locating a despondent female who threatened to harm herself. The deputy transported the woman to St. Joseph Hospital for a mental health evaluation.

September 30: Officers gathered information and kept the peace while three individuals were trespassed from school property during a football game. Two juvenile males were trespassed after they became angry that they could not get back into the game after leaving. One adult female, the aunt of one of the juveniles was trespassed when she became hostile and started yelling at school officials. The three stated they understood that they were not allowed on district property and left the area. All three people left without incident.

September 30: A woman reported that a vehicle nearly struck her and her daughter while they were at a local gas station. The woman was able to identify the driver of the vehicle, and she stated she believed the action was intentional. A portion of the incident was caught on tape by the security system at the business. Officers attempted to contact the suspect and other witnesses, but were unsuccessful.

September 29: Officers were dispatched to the Blaine Harbor where the attempted burglary of a vessel had just occurred. The boat owner had been sleeping on board when he was awakened by the sound of someone breaking in. When he turned on the light he saw two men fleeing. He described the men when he called the police and officers were able to locate them as they were walking on Marine Drive. The pair initially claimed to be looking for a friend but when their story began to unravel they admitted to attempting to break into the vessel. Evidence found on their person lead officers to another vessel they had been successful in burglarizing. The two were booked into the Whatcom County Jail on two counts of residential burglary, possession of stolen property, theft and malicious mischief (for the damage they caused inside one of the vessels.)

September 28: Officers were dispatched to a report of two men who were causing a disturbance in a business in the 1300 block of Boblett Street. Officers arrived and contacted the pair who were found to be intoxicated and belligerent. The clerk stated the incident started after one of the men refused to pay for several candy bars. While officers were removing the man from the store, some of the concealed snacks fell from his pants leg. That man was arrested on charges of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and theft. He was booked into Whatcom County Jail. His 20-year-old companion was cited for minor in possession of alcohol by consumption.

September 28: Several citizens reported their vehicles had been keyed. An extensive amount of damage was done to the vehicles. No witnesses to the crimes were located, and police currently have no suspect information. Anyone with information regarding these crimes is asked to contact police.

September 28: A citizen reported having been shoved by another person. The victim wanted to report the incident for informational purposes only. An officer spoke to both parties involved and relayed the message that they should stay away from one another.

September 27: A woman reported that her nine-year-old son had been threatened with a knife by another juvenile. An investigation resulted in the arrest of a 13-year-old girl. She was booked into juvenile detention on charges of aggravated assault.

September 27: Officers received a report of a loose goat in the roadway in the 4300 block of H Street. A passing motorist stopped and assisted in capturing the animal, and held it while an officer attempted to locate the owner. After learning that the animal belonged at an unidentified county resident, the officer hoofed it back over to the motorist’s location and took custody of the animal until the Humane Society arrived. With a little assistance from animal control officers, Bill E. Goat got into the transport vehicle.

September 27: A citizen reported a person dancing around in heavy traffic in the 1800 block of Peace Portal Drive and nearly being struck by passing vehicles. Officers contacted the individual, who appeared to be a danger to herself. She was taken into protective custody and transported to St. Joseph Hospital for an evaluation.