Blaine Police Department reports: June 15-20, 2019

June 15, 3:06 a.m.: Officers responded to a residential alarm. Officers contacted the homeowner who had entered the wrong code. Officers cleared with no further action.

June 15, 2:30 p.m.: Officers responded to the Peace Arch port of entry for a report of a husband and wife traveling together and violating a court order in place. Officers arrived and determined the husband was in violation of a court order not to be within 1000 feet of the wife. Officers arrested, cited and released the individual with a mandatory court date. The husband was later picked up at the Peace Arch port of entry by a friend. Officers cleared with no further incident.

June 15, 4:48 p.m.: Officers responded to a neighborhood dispute in the 2500 block of Evans Drive. Officers spoke with the complainant who advised a misunderstanding had taken place regarding a racial slur. Officers determined a crime did not occur during this event.

June 15, 11 p.m.: Blaine police responded to assist Washington State Patrol with a single vehicle roll over collision on I-5. Blaine Police assisted by blocking off access to I-5 and ensuring the scene was safe for responding aid units.

June 16, 3:13 a.m.: An Officer responded to a possible driver under the influence at the Peace Arch port of entry. The officer determined the driver was not impaired from a substance, but tired. The driver agreed to sleep for a few hours before continuing to drive home to Canada.

June 16, 9:45 a.m.: Officer responded to the Peace Arch port of entry for a British Columbia driver with a suspended driver’s license out of Washington State. The driver was arrested for driving while license suspended in the 3rd degree, and given a criminal citation with a court date. Officer cleared without further actions.

June 16, 2:56 p.m.: A person requested police after finding their home unsecured. Officers arrived and found a person inside who had a no contact order prohibiting them from being at the residence. Officers arrested the person for Residential Burglary, Violation of No Contact Order and Resisting Arrest.

June 17, 4:05 a.m.: Blaine police were dispatched to a report of a suspicious person. A caller reported a woman standing in her driveway, shining a flashlight into the bushes. Police contacted the woman a short distance away whom claimed to have been shining the light on a large, unknown animal. The homeowners disputed the woman’s version of events. Case is still under investigation.

June 17, 1:40 p.m.: A person drove up to the police station and requested the police make his wife get out of his vehicle because they were having a verbal fight. Officer’s made contact with the husband and wife and listened to both of their stories. Officer’s determined the domestic dispute was only verbal. The wife agreed to walk home so the two of them could calm down. The husband and wife agreed to stay apart until things calmed down.

June 17, 11:20 p.m.: Blaine police responded to a business located in the 300 block of Martin Street for a report of a man brandishing a handgun at another man. The suspect was later located, arrested, and booked into the Whatcom County Jail for charges of brandishing and felony harassment.

June 18, 10:57 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to a non- injury collision in the 1100 block of Fir Avenue where a vehicle backed into a light pole. The officer arrived, took photos of the damage and completed a state collision report.

June 18, 1:50 p.m.: U.S. Customs reported they were questioning two minors at the Peace Arch crossing who were in possession of marijuana and alcoholic beverages. An officer arrived and arrested the two minors for being in possession of alcohol and marijuana. The arrestees were cited and released with a court date.

June 18, 11:25 p.m.: Officers on patrol stopped to assist an abandoned and possibly disabled vehicle. The car was unoccupied. Police contacted the owner of the vehicle and determined the car was not stolen but driven by her son. A quick computer check found the son to be a missing person. The missing person arrived on foot moments later and was found to be fine, just out of gas. The son was removed from criminal justice databases as a missing person and advised his mother would be arriving shortly. Police cleared without incident.

June 19, 6:48 a.m.: Officers on routine patrol observed a vehicle whose registered owner showed a suspended license status in Washington State. Officers stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as the registered owner. Officers arrested, cited and released the individual with a mandatory court date. Officers allowed the individual to have a licensed driver retrieve the vehicle. Officers cleared with no further incident.

June 19, 11:50 a.m.: Officers were dispatched to the Blaine municipal courthouse for a report of an individual who showed up to court with a warrant. Officers arrested and booked the individual into the Whatcom County Jail.

June 19, 2:39 p.m.: A person came to city hall to complain about traffic on D Street, however the man was so passionate about the traffic issue, he came across as aggressive. The Blaine police were called to intervene. Officers arrived and spoke with the man. They explained how to property contact the city about his complaints. The man told officers that he understood. Officers cleared without further incident.

June 19, 11 a.m.: Blaine municipal court requested a person be transported and booked into the Whatcom County Jail. An officer transported the person to jail without incident.

June 19, 3 a.m.: Blaine police responded to the 1900 Block of Bayview Avenue for a report of malicious mischief. The reporting party told police that someone, likely a neighbor, drove a four-wheeler or go car through his brand new landscaping. Officers are investigating the crime.

June 20, 8:58 a.m.: An officer was conducting traffic enforcement in the 1300 block of Pipeline road and observed a vehicle traveling faster than the posted speed limit. A traffic stop was conducted and it was discovered the driver was driving on a suspended license. The driver was arrested, cited and released with a mandatory court date. A licensed driver was able to collect the vehicle.

June 20, 11:37 a.m.: Officers were informed of a juvenile with a warrant. Officers located the individual and arrested them. The juvenile was booked into the Whatcom County Juvenile Detention Center.

June 20, 2:27 p.m.: Officers responded to a reported DUI in the 2500 block of Peace Portal Drive. Officers arrived into the area about six minutes after being dispatched and were unable to locate the suspect vehicle. Officers went to the residence of the suspect vehicle and located the vehicle in the driveway. Officers advised the complainant of this information.

June 20, 2:27 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to a business for an individual staring at employees through the windows. Officers arrived and determined the employees were concerned. The supervisor only wished the individual be trespassed. Officers informed the man he was trespassed and he left the area without incident.

June 20, 9:45 p.m.: An officer recognized a subject with a warrant. The officer confirmed the subject had multiple warrants for their arrest. The subject was arrested and booked into the Whatcom County Jail.

June 20, 10:48 p.m.: Officers responded to a report of juveniles in a park late at night after the park had closed. Officers located the juveniles who were educated on the hours the park is open. The juveniles left the park at the officers’ request.

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