Police Report -- May 24, 2007

Published on Thu, May 24, 2007
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May 21: Officers received a report of a person possibly assaulting a child in the parking lot of a business. Officers contacted the person and the child. Investigation showed that the incident was actually a parent performing legal discipline on their child. Officers cleared without incident.

May 21: A female contacted the Blaine police department after she was approached by a man in front of her home who asked her how much she would charge for sex. The female contacted the police who found the man still in the area. The 42-year-old Everson man was contacted and interviewed. The case was sent to the prosecutor for review for charges.

May 20: Officer located a male juvenile who had a warrant for his arrest. Officer took the juvenile into custody and booked him into jail.

May 20: A motorist observed passengers throwing eggs out of a car and called in the license number. An officer stopped the vehicle and observed an egg container. The young adults were interviewed and confessed to tossing four dozen eggs at cars parked in the central Blaine area. Officers contacted numerous residents and advised them of the egging incident. The investigation and reports will be sent to the city prosecutor for charging review.

May 19: Officers responded to a call that four men dressed in black with ski masks covering their face, were in the market parking lot in the 1700 block of H Street, and they were walking toward an open business. A very scared pregnant shopper who thought a robbery was about to occur, entered the market, and alerted the manager of her observation as he was counting cash. Border Patrol and Blaine officers arrived and found four 15-year-old boys dressed like Ninjas, trying to sneak up on their friends in the parking lot. The manager advised the young men of the fear they caused the customer and gave the boys a no trespassing order. An officer contacted the boyís parents and advised them of the incident.

May 19: While heading to the police station to report a bike theft, the owner of the bike saw their stolen bike. Officers spoke with several juveniles but no one would confess to stealing the bicycle. The bicycle was returned to its owner. No charges will be filed due to the suspect(s) age.

May 19: Officers responded to a report of an assault at a residence in the 1900 block of H Street. A man entered the home of his ex-girlfriend and assaulted her and a male friend while they slept. Officers have been in phone contact with the suspect who refuses to cooperate or provide information as to his whereabouts. Charges have been submitted to the prosecutorís office.

May 18: A report was taken after a high school student reported the theft of a cell phone. The student's mother stated that calls had been made from the phone after it was stolen. Officers are awaiting copies of the statement so those calls can be investigated.

May 18: Officers were dispatched to check a residence after an intrusion alarm had been activated in the 500 block of C Street. The resident was located in the shower and admitted to triggering the alarm.

May 18: Officers were asked to attend a house where a mother and son were involved in a verbal domestic dispute in the 400 block of G Street. No physical assault had occurred and the parties came to an agreement before the officer departed.

May 18: A resident reported an intoxicated man was screaming at 2:30 a.m. as he walked by the high school. Officers contacted the 25-year-old man and learned he was trying to clear his head as he walked home from a tavern. An officer gave the man a ride and made sure he got home safely.

May 17: A Blaine resident reported he had been threatened by another subject because he was unable to make the last payment on some furniture he purchased from him. The seller told the buyer he was going to beat him up if he did not pay the remaining $75. The subject was identified, and the case will be forwarded to the prosecutor for review.

May 17: Officers responded to an aid call at a local gas station in the 300 block of D Street for a female who was in active labor. Officers arrived and stayed with the mother-to-be until aid personnel arrived.

May 17: Blaine police responded to a motor vehicle collision in the 600 block of H Street. Upon arrival the officer found that no one was injured. A motorist that was stopped eastbound at that location, waiting to make a left hand turn, when another eastbound motorist collided with the rear of his vehicle. Both vehicles sustained minor damage.

May 17: Blaine police were notified of a subject with an active DWLS warrant who was in city hall. The 27-year-old man was placed under arrest for the warrant and transported to Whatcom County Jail.

May 16: Blaine police conducted traffic control in the 1800 block of Peace Portal due to a railroad crossing blocked by a train. The train blocked the intersection at Bell Road and Peace Portal Drive for approximately 30 minutes. BNSF was contacted, and they advised the train was being stopped for a U.S. Customs check.

May 16: A woman reported being assaulted by a teenage boy while walking her children home from school in the 500 block of G Street. No one was injured during the incident. Police have a description of the suspect and are investigating the incident.

May 16: While on patrol an officer came upon the scene of a minor accident in the 800 block of H Street. A young school girl was bumped by a car while she was riding her scooter in the elementary school parking lot. The young lady was examined by the school nurse and North Whatcom Fire Rescue personnel and had no visible injuries nor complaints of pain.

May 16: Blaine police were notified of a subject who had fallen from a three-step ladder and could not get up in the 1000 block of Adelia Street. An officer arrived and monitored the patient's condition until the ambulance arrived.