April 23: Two juvenile females reported three teenage boys riding in a vehicle were yelling obscenities. The young men fired air soft pellet guns at the girls on two different occasions and at least one pellet struck the backpack one of the victims was wearing. The suspect teens were located with the assistance of a Border Patrol agent and the boys were taken into custody. They were released to the custody of their parents and a report recommending charges will be forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor for review.
April 23: Officers assisted Border Patrol with several individuals entering the U.S. illegally. One of the suspects attempted to hide a personal use amount of methamphetamine. The controlled substance was recovered. The 52-year-old Surrey, B.C. resident was booked into jail after being processed by Border Patrol officers.
April 23: Officers responded with North Whatcom Fire & Rescue Service to a reported structure fire at a multi-family residence in the 600 block of A Street. Upon arrival they found that a grease fire in the kitchen had burned a family member. The resident was treated by medics at the scene and officers cleared.
April 22: A distraught parent wanted to report his son missing. Officers were able to determine the son was actually on a bus to Sacramento, California to visit his mother.
April 22: A resident in the 5000 block of Canvasback Road called to report that their child had been bitten by a neighbor’s dog. The parent advised that the child was fine and received only superficial injuries. The person did not wish any legal action taken, but asked for assistance in notifying the dog owner so that steps were taken to ensure that it would not happen again. The owner was contacted. He was surprised the dogs had escaped his yard and promised to make sure it didn’t happen again.
April 22: Two vehicles were involved in a non- reportable accident when one driver ran into the back of the other while waiting in line to enter the U.S. officers assisted the two drivers in settling the matter.
April 21: Officers were dispatched to a call regarding a disturbance in a residential neighborhood. Officers arrived and determined that a Blaine resident had been assaulted and robbed of their vehicle. Blaine police department K-9 Yoschi tracked and located one suspect. The 22-year-old Blaine resident was arrested by Blaine officers, assisted by U.S. Border Patrol agents. Two other suspects who fled the area were identified and taken into custody during the investigation. The victim received minor injuries and the vehicle was not damaged.
April 20: A Blaine school district faculty member reported a student was instructed not to leave the campus but proceeded to do so anyway, screaming profanities at school staff and damaging property as he left. Officers located the student and arrested him for disorderly conduct and malicious mischief. The student was released to a parent and a report was forwarded to the prosecutor.
April 20: A resident reported someone entered her vehicle in the 5500 block of Canvasback Road overnight and stole a lighter, while it was parked in front of her residence. There are no suspects or investigative leads.
April 20: A person reported that their ex-spouse violated a no contact order by having a third party deliver a present to one of their children while the child was at school. The person said that the order prohibits the suspect from contacting the kids. A written copy of the order was not found in police records or in computer databases. It was determined later that the order has expired, so no violation occurred. Report taken for informational purposes.
April 19: Officer received report of a person harassing a victim on the phone over a relationship issue. Officer contacted the suspect and warned him to cease his harassment or face criminal charges. The person agreed to comply.
April 19: Officers contacted three teenagers after neighbors in the 700 block of A Street reported they were throwing rocks and soda pop cans into the street. The boys denied being involved although they matched the descriptions given. They agreed that behavior such as that which the neighbors observed would be inappropriate and disrespectful. They left the area and extra patrol was provided.
April 18: Officers checked the area after neighbors called with safety concerns about a riding lawn mower driver towing small children up and down a residential street. The owner of the mower was contacted and agreed to desist, and accepted a warning about operating unlicensed vehicles on city streets.
April 18: Officers checked the area after citizens reported hearing loud yelling and a car spinning its tires as it left an apartment complex in the 700 block of A Street. Arriving officers found everything quiet and no one around. No one answered knocks to the door of an associated apartment. Extra patrol was provided in the area.
April 18: Officers responded to the Peace Arch port of entry for a husband who had violated a protection order originating from the state of New York. It was determined that the Chicago, IL couple had believed the order was expired. Due to conflicting information concerning the order, the couple was released pending review of the matter by the prosecutor’s office.
April 17: A company in Indiana contacted Blaine police to report the theft of mail from a local mailbox business. The shipping company advised the victim that the packages were delivered, however when the customer came to pick up the items, they were not at the mailbox business. The complainant will be forwarding several documents, as well as a statement to the police department within the next few days. The stereo equipment is valued at about $1,700.