February 3, 3:28 a.m.: Officers responded to a residential alarm. Officers found a front door open and tool marks on the door. Officers searched the house and did not find anyone inside and the residence appeared undisturbed. The homeowners were notified.
February 3, 3:03 p.m.: Blaine police were dispatched to a hit and run involving three vehicles. The suspect was contacted a short distance away and arrested for DUI and hit and run.
February 3, 3:12 p.m.: While investigating a man for hit and run allegations, the responding officer determined that the man was driving under the influence. The man was arrested and booked into jail on hit and run and DUI charges.
February 7, 1:33 p.m.: Officers responded to a hit and run unattended vehicle in the 400 block of Peace Portal Drive. Officers arrived and spoke to the victim who advised she did not want to press charges. Officers documented the damage and advised the victim to contact her insurance company. Officers cleared.
February 11, 8:59 a.m.: Blaine police were dispatched to a single vehicle, non-injury collision. Police arrived to find a truck nose first in a ditch. The driver had been going too fast for the icy conditions and slid about 30 feet. The driver had already called a tow truck. Police stood by until the vehicle was removed from the ditch. It was determined that damage to the truck was a reportable amount. A police collision report was completed.
February 11, 2:31 p.m.: A man called police after receiving an email scam. The scammer said he had images of the victim looking at pornographic websites. The scammer demanded $987 in bitcoin. The man did not pay the scammer any money.
February 11, 6:21 p.m.: An officer observed a vehicle stuck in the snowy weather in the 1300 block of H Street. The officer stopped and assisted the driver. It was determined that a tow truck was needed. A tow truck later arrived and moved the vehicle so that they could go on their way.
February 11, 10:27 p.m.: Blaine police were dispatched to the 5400 Block of Snow Goose Lane where a disoriented man had driven onto the sidewalk and gotten stuck. Officer contacted the man who was experiencing medical complications. North Whatcom Fire and Rescue was dispatched to evaluate the man. Officers advised the man to deal with getting his truck out the following day.
February 12, 12:56 p.m.: A person called to report that a suspect in a vandalism might have been seen driving around her home. A neighbor is the one who thought she spotted the man, but police were not called while the vehicle was in the area. A frequent patrol request was made and will be provided as available.
February 13, 3:13 p.m.: Blaine police responded to the intersection of Garfield Avenue and Cedar Street for a report of a vehicle running over a stop sign and getting stuck in someone’s yard. The driver then fled the scene. Officers arrived and determined who the driver was and convinced the man to return. The man was found to have two outstanding warrants for his arrest, on top of being charged with hit and run and driving with a suspended license. The man was booked into jail.
February 14, 4:30 p.m.: A verbal altercation over a cigarette between neighbors lead to one neighbor allegedly pulling his pants down and exposing himself and yelling at the other neighbor. Officers arrived and took a statement from the complainant. The suspect was cited and released pending court hearing.
February 14, 11:40 p.m.: Officers responded to a vehicle in the ditch. It was determined the driver slid off the roadway after hitting ice. The vehicle was towed out and appeared undamaged.