Blaine Police Department reports: May 25-30, 2019

May 25, 6:26 a.m.: Officers responded to the 2200 block of Odell Street for a report of a stolen trailer with fence material on it. Officers arrived and took a theft report from the complainant. Officers documented the trailer and the fence material as stolen.

May 25, 12:07 p.m.: Officers responded to the 600 block of A Street for a report of an individual who wanted to speak with a mental health counselor on the phone. Officers arrived and spoke to the individual who advised he had lots of numbers to call and didn’t need the police to provide him with any resources. Officers cleared with no further incident.

May 25, 12:42 p.m.: Officers responded to an open 911 line with nobody speaking. Officers arrived at the residence and confirmed nobody required emergency assistance. Officers cleared with no further incident.

May 25, 1:11 p.m.: Officers responded to a reported injury crash at the intersection of Peace Portal Drive and Bell Road. Upon arrival Officers determined involved parties were not injured and determined which driver was at fault. The driver responsible for the crash was issued a ticket for negligent driving second degree.

May 26, 3:25 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to a possible domestic violence in the 800 block of Adelia Street. Officers arrived and found there was not a DV, however there was trouble with a guest at the house. The father requested that his daughter’s boyfriend be trespassed from the house. The boyfriend was not at the house. Officer advised the father to call 911 when the boyfriend returned so that he could be trespassed from the house

May 26, 7 p.m.: Blaine police responded to a home in the 400 block of 9th Street for a report of an intoxicated man possibly “bleeding out” in his bathtub. An officer arrived to check on the man before NWFRS could enter. The man was found to have superficial wounds to his hand. During the contact the man attacked the officer by tackling him to the ground. The officer and a witness were able to gain control of the man until backup officers could arrive to help restrain the man. The man was taken to the hospital to be checked out for his injuries. He was later taken to the Whatcom County Jail and booked for assaulting an officer.

May 26, 10:26 p.m.: Police were dispatched to a report of a man walking in front of cars and possibly throwing things at vehicles near the 1600 block of Runge Ave. Police arrived and detained the man. The man said he was in an argument with his wife but denied throwing anything at passing vehicles. Police called the man’s wife and determined no crime had occurred. The man was given a courtesy ride home.

May 27, 10:30 a.m.: A person called police to report that when he got out of his vehicle near his residence, two dogs ran up to him. The person was worried for his safety, so he kicked the dogs to get them away from him. The man said his wife had asked the dog owners to leash up their dogs, but they refused. An officer contacted the owners of the dogs and gave them a warning about keeping their dogs on leash. The owners explained that they thought they were in an off-lead area, but that they would keep their dogs on leash from now on.

May 27, 1:46 p.m.: A concerned neighbor called to report their neighbor’s door had been left open for at least a day. The reporting person was concerned about the dog inside barking. Officers performed a welfare check and found the dog had food and water. Officers closed and locked the front door and left a business card for the homeowner to find.

May 27, 3:24 p.m.: A person came to the police department to talk about their spouse who was recently in jail and then committed to a mental health hospital. The person was afraid of what might happen if their spouse was released. The person was advised to call the police if they saw or heard anything strange. The officer also explained the process for obtaining a restraining order, as well as advising of other available resources.

May 27, 5 p.m.: Blaine police were dispatched to speak with a 70 y/o woman who thought she was being harassed. The woman stated that two young men driving a dodge pickup truck passed her in a no passing zone and then sped up intentionally to cause her car to be enveloped with black exhaust fumes. An officer located the vehicle but nobody answered the door at the residence.

May 27, 8:16 p.m.: A man called police to report his wife had taken his car keys and refused to let him drive. Police arrived and found the woman had taken the man’s keys because she thought he had been drinking. The man voluntarily provided a breath test and was found to have 0% BAC. Police cleared without incident.

May 27, 10:48 p.m.: Blaine police were called to a verbal domestic in which the female half wanted the male half to leave. Police arrived and temporarily detained the male half as he was the respondent on a no-contact order with the female. Officers checked the order and determined no violation had occurred. The man was released and left the area on foot.

May 28, 1:26 a.m.: Blaine police were dispatched to the Peace Arch port of entry for a man in possession of ecstasy. Police arrived and arrested the man for possession of the drug. The man was cited and released with a mandatory court date. The four tablets were placed into evidence.

May 28, 4:30 a.m.: A person reported she thought she heard her adult daughter come into her house through the front door, but when she went to check she found the daughter asleep. The person checked her entire house and found no one inside and nothing missing. The person said they are worried someone might have a key to her house. The responding officer recommended a few ways to better secure her residence and possibly change the locks. Officer cleared with no further incident.

May 28, 3:43 p.m.: A Blaine police officer located a man wanted for burglary in the 200 block of Marine Drive. The owner of the vehicle in which the man was contacted consented to a search. The officer found a substance believed to be methamphetamine. The man was arrested and booked into the Whatcom County Jail for the burglary offense. While at the jail, it was discovered that the man had drug paraphernalia and possibly other illegal substances hidden on his person.

May 29, 1:06 p.m.: Officers took a vandalism report to city owned property at City Hall.

May 29, 7:35 p.m.: Blaine police were contacted by a mother who wanted an officer to be present when she picked up her kids from her ex-husband because she was afraid the man was going to be very confrontational. An officer stood by while the children transferred vehicles without issue. All parties left and the officer cleared.

May 29, 8:25 p.m.: Blaine police received reports of a possibly suicidal person. Officers conducted a welfare check and the person admitted they felt suicidal. The person attempted to take their life several times earlier in the day. Police transported the person to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.

May 29, 8:45 p.m.: A woman called Blaine police because her husband was being released from the jail. The woman wanted to know what she could do to safeguard herself. The woman was advised to seek a protection order. The woman was also reminded to use the DV advocates she has already been working with.

May 29, 10:09 p.m.: A woman called Blaine police for help because she was trying to find a motel to stay at for the night and she was walking around Blaine with her two young children. An officer located the family, loaded up their belongs in his patrol vehicle, and brought them to a nearby motel.

May 30, 8:38 a.m.: Officers on routine patrol observed a vehicle thats registered owner had a suspended license in the second degree. Officers stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as the registered owner of the vehicle. Officers arrested, cited and released the individual with a mandatory court date. Officers cleared with no further incident.

May 30, 9:15 a.m.: An individual in the Semiahmoo community reported to police the community mail box that stores larger packages appeared to be pried open. There are no suspects. Officers documented the damage and cleared with no further incident.

May 30, 5:51 p.m.: Officers were called about a juvenile walking without a parent. Officers transported the child home and spoke with the parent and grandparent regarding lack of supervision.

May 30, 7:17 p.m.: Officers responded to a report of a possible vehicle prowl. A vehicle had a window which was broken out. Nothing was removed from the vehicle. The damage occurred sometime over the last 6 days. There are no suspects or known witnesses.

May 30, 8:04 p.m.: Officers responded to an activated commercial burglary alarm. Officers contacted on site employees and determined the activation was accidental. The business will be sent a false alarm form.

May 30, 9:22 p.m.: Officers responded to a report of a non-injury, non-blocking collision. A bus had struck a mailbox and the driver was calling in the collision. The damage appeared to be very minor and an exchange of information was facilitated. Officers cleared

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