Police Report -- April 23, 2009

Published on Thu, Apr 23, 2009
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POLICE REPORTS

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April 9: An officer stopped a vehicle for speeding. A driver’s check through DOL revealed the driver’s status was suspended in the 2nd degree. Officer arrested and booked the driver into Whatcom County Jail.

April 9: Blaine police stopped a vehicle with expired registration and found the driver had not properly registered the vehicle, had no insurance and expired registration. The female driver was issued two infractions and one criminal citation for the offenses, given a court date and released.

April 9: An officer did a routine DOL checked on a vehicle. The results showed that the driving privileges of the registered owner were suspended. Officer stopped the vehicle and discovered the driver was the registered owner. The driver was arrested and released with a court date. The vehicle was released to a licensed driver.

April 11: Blaine police responded to a report of a suspicious subject who allegedly threatened another while in a local tavern. Contact was made with the alleged suspect and the police discovered no threats were verbalized, however a request was made to change seats in the bar. The caller refused to provide their identity, and police were unable to take any further action. The individual who had been contacted by police stated he was headed home.

April 11: A driver on Interstate 5 failed to recognize an unmarked police vehicle as he passed it in excess of 110 miles per hour. When officers caught up to the driver he was arrested for reckless driving. The man was issued a criminal citation and released with a court date. He will be provided a speedy trial.

April 11: Officers were dispatched to the Peace Arch POE in reference a person in possession of marijuana. Officers contacted the adult female and cited her for possession of under 40 grams of marijuana. The female was released with a citation and a court date.

April 12: U.S. Coast Guard requested Blaine Police to check the Blaine Marina for an overdue sailboat. An officer checked the marina but the sailboat was not located. USCG was notified and was appreciative.

April 12: Officers were dispatched to the Peace Arch POE for a person in possession of false identification, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Officers arrested and booked the out of stated resident into Whatcom County Jail. The defendant’s wife was not involved in the possession and was allowed to leave with her vehicle. She had to make it back to California by the next day to be booked in to jail there on her own drug charges.

April 12: Officers were dispatched to the Peace Arch POE for three out of state minors in possession of alcohol. Upon arrival officers found the juveniles not showing any signs of use. All three admitted to purchasing the expensive whiskey in Canada. They claimed they were unaware it was illegal to “just have it.” Officers gave the three the option of pouring the drink out or being arrested. They chose to pour and were sent on their way home to Oregon.

April 13: A business reported a customer passing a counterfeit U.S. $20. Officers contacted the BC man / taxi driver who claimed to have received the bill in Canada as payment for a taxi ride. The bill was forwarded to U.S. Secret Service for possible continuing action.

April 13: Officer was dispatched to the Peace Arch POE for a person found to be in possession of Methamphetamine. Officer arrived and arrested and booked the out of state resident into jail.

April 14: Officers responded to a call of two “out of control” teenagers at a residence. The two had left the residence when officers arrived. Most of the argument was verbal, although one teenager had a can of cola poured over her head and the other had a cup containing tobacco spit thrown at her. Officers left the area to look for the two teens. Before the first call had been resolved, officers received a second call of a fight involving one of the teens. It turned out that the two adults involved in the first call had been driving on their way to the Pipeline fields, when they saw one of the teens walking down the street. The teen apparently spit at the car, so the female driver stopped the car while the male passenger exited the car and grabbed the girl by the arms. After they both spit on each other and yelled a lot, the fight was broken up by neighbors. All information was sent to the prosecutors office.

April 14: Officers were dispatched to a physical domestic in the 600 block of H Street The suspect fled prior to officers’ arrival. Officers investigated and found probable cause to arrest a 52-year-old Blaine resident. The suspect was located at his residence about 20 minutes later, arrested, and booked into Whatcom County Jail.

April 10: Officer received report of a suspicious person standing around in the 800 blk of Adelia St. Officer contacted an adult male who was attempting to contact a residence on Adelia Street to solve a civil matter. Officer advised the man to leave the area and have the proper people to handle the case.

April 10: Blaine police were notified of two suspicious subjects at a residence where the occupants were not home. Officers checked the area and found no apparent break in. Neighbors identified one of the young men as the son of the occupants. Officers found a open cold beer on the fence post.

April 11: Blaine police responded to a report of a suspicious subject who allegedly threatened another while in a local tavern. Contact was made with the alleged suspect and the police discovered no threats were verbalized, however a request was made to change seats in the bar. The caller  refused to provide their identity, and police were unable to take any further action. The individual who had been contacted by police stated he was headed home.