Blaine Police Department reports: April 11, 2019


March 29, 11:50 p.m.: A local hotel requested officers respond for a drunk and disorderly female guest. The hotel was requesting the woman be removed from the property. Officers contacted the Canadian woman and her fellow travelers. After discussing the options available, the hotel and friends of the woman agreed to let her stay, provided she be monitored for the remainder of her stay. Officers cleared.

March 30, 9:01 a.m.: Officers were contacted by an individual who resides in the 9500 block of Semiahmoo Parkway regarding his catalytic converter being cut off his vehicle and stolen the previous night. There are no suspects in this case. Officers documented the stolen property and cleared with no further incident.   

March 30, 4:42 p.m.: Officers responded to the 400 block of D Street for a report of a verbal argument. Officers arrived and determined it was a physical altercation between a husband and wife. Officers arrested the primary aggressor and booked the individual into the Whatcom County Jail. Officers cleared with no further incident.

March 30, 4:43 p.m.: Officers responded to a complaint of a suspicious vehicle on Odell Road. Officers were advised a male individual parked his vehicle at the intersection of Odell Road and Sweet Road then walked north into a wooded area. Officers attempted to locate the individual but were unable to do so. Vehicle was tagged as abandoned and will be impounded if vehicle remains parked for 72 hours.

March 30, 7:48 p.m.: Officers responded to a physical dispute reported on Cedar Street. Officers were advised the suspect was last observed walking towards Alder Street. Additional reporting party called to report a physical dispute on Alder Street. Officers conducted an investigation involving both locations, developing probable cause for multiple charges, including assault and malicious mischief. The suspect was taken into custody later on in the night.

March 31, 4:47 p.m.: Washington State Patrol requested assistance with contacting an adult male subject and two young children standing on the shoulder of the highway near exit 276. Officers located the three subjects who were waiting for their grandmother to return to the U.S. from Canada. Officer transported to the local hotel the three were staying at and advised them they could not be out on the freeway. Officer cleared with no further incident.

April 1, 1:18 p.m.: A business requested a person be trespassed as they were there all day yesterday and all day today just hanging out and causing concern to patrons. Employees and customers finally had enough and called 911 after the person was seen taking their pants off in the bathroom. Officer contacted the person a few blocks away and issued the trespass on behalf of the assistant manager.

April 2, 6:40 p.m.: A woman called police to report a possible prowler in her neighborhood. The woman said someone tried to open the door to her home. The knob was heard jingling on two separate occasions. Her neighbor also reported a similar incident. Police told the woman to call 911 immediately if the situation arises again. Officers will be advised to provide extra patrols when able.

April 3, 11:48 a.m.: Officers working traffic enforcement stopped a vehicle for expired tabs. The driver was found to have a felony and misdemeanor warrant out of Bellingham and Skagit County Sheriff’s Department. Further investigation revealed the individual also had a bag of methamphetamine in his possession. Officers arrested the individual and booked him into the Whatcom County Jail.     

April 3, 9:32 p.m.: Officers responded to a requested welfare check on Ludwick Avenue. Officers were advised of a male individual screaming and yelling for someone to get out of his truck. Officers contacted the individual who was very upset about his living situation. Officers offered to take a unfair housing practice report which helped calm the individual down. Officers cleared shortly after for another high priority call for service.


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