Police Report -- May 04, 2006

Published on Thu, May 4, 2006
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May 2: A business owner in the 200 block of Marine Drive requested extra patrol for their building. Responding officers contacted man loitering near a door and found that he was a custodian authorized to be on the property. Officers cleared, however, extra patrol will continue to be provided.

April 30: Dispatch reported receiving information that a depressed truck driver in a parking lot was talking about hurting himself. Officers contacted the driver, who was upset about domestic problems. Officer spoke with the subject and determined he no longer wanted to hurt himself. The driver asked for assistance in obtaining a medical evaluation and an officer provided the subject transportation to the hospital.

April 30: An apartment tenant in the 300 block of Alder Street reported receiving a threat from a neighbor after commenting about too much noise emanating from the neighbor’s apartment. Officers determined that the noise and complaints were an ongoing issue between them. The matter of the threat was documented and forwarded to the prosecutor for review.

April 29: A man who reportedly had access to several weapons called 911 and was transferred to the crisis line after making threats about harming himself. Blaine police officers responded, assisted by WCSO deputies and USBP agents. The man was contacted and taken into protective custody without incident and taken to St. Joseph Hospital for evaluation.

April 29: A homeowner in the 1300 Harrison Avenue called police when they saw a person in their fenced backyard late at night. Officers contacted an intoxicated person who became disoriented while walking home. Officers made sure the subject made it home.

April 29: A motorist in the 8700 block of Semiahmoo Parkway was stopped for speeding. He did not have a valid drivers license. The driver was the respondent of a no-contact order and the passenger was the named petitioner. The driver was arrested on the order violation and for other outstanding warrants. He was booked into Whatcom County jail.

April 28: Blaine officers assisting Border Patrol contacted four men who exited Lincoln Park in the early morning hours. The men stated they were climbing tall trees in the dark for thrills. One of the men was detained by Border Patrol for investigation and the others were warned about trespassing in the park after it had closed for the night.

April 27: A drug/alcohol helpline reported talking with a suicidal person in Blaine. Officers and fire department medical personnel responded to evaluated and assist the person.

April 27: Officers were dispatched to check a vehicle in a store parking lot after a passerby reported seeing a victim laying bound in the car’s back seat. Officers located the crime scene and were happy to find that the kidnap victim was a pile of groceries in plastic bags.

April 27: Blaine officers were notified of a possible motor vehicle collision in the area of Jerome and Canada View. The information was provided via B.C. Ambulance and indicated that a collision had occurred on Zero Avenue at 184th Street and the vehicle may have ended up in the United States. Upon the arrival of Border Patrol officers and a Blaine officer, they found that the vehicle had actually come to rest well north of the border in Canada.

April 26: Officers contacted a 12-year-old girl who left home to take a walk after becoming upset in an argument with her grandmother. The juvenile was advised to ask permission before leaving. She understood and went inside for the evening.

April 26: A homeowner in the 300 block of 5th Street reported that someone had broken into their residence and disturbed items in a room. An extensive check of all doors and windows indicated no sign of forced entry. There were some broken items in a bathroom that apparently fell from a shelf and clothing was moved.