Community meeting will address recent Birch Bay break-ins

Published on Fri, Aug 24, 2012 by Jeremy Schwartz

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The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office has scheduled a community meeting for Birch Bay next week to address what sheriff’s officials are calling a recent “crime wave” in the community.

The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29, at Birch Bay Bible Community Church, 4460 Bay Road, according to a sheriff’s department media release. Birch Bay neighborhood sheriff’s deputy Zac Reimer will be in attendance to speak on recent incidents, provide crime prevention information and take input from community members.

The meeting comes in response to, in part, recent home break-ins in the Bay Crest housing community, which I reported on here. Sheriff’s deputies have responded to at least 24 home break-ins in that community within the last month.

For more information on the meeting, contact the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office at 360-676-6650 or email deputy Reimer directly at


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