Blaine Police Department reports: August 3-8, 2019


August 3, 1:52 a.m.: Officers responded to the 200 block of Marine Drive for a driver who was suspected of being under the influence. Officers located the vehicle and stopped it in the 200 block of D Street. The driver did not show any signs of impairment and Officers cleared the stop.

August 3, 4:59 p.m.: At the request of the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office, officers responded to a physical domestic in the county. Upon arrival officers determined the dispute was verbal only. Officers cleared.

August 3, 5:27 p.m.: At the request of the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office, officers responded to assist a deputy with a possible in progress burglary. Officers and Deputies detained a man and woman for investigation. No probable cause for a crime was found and the two were released. Officers cleared.

August 3, 6:32 p.m.: At the request of the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office, officers responded with a deputy to a residence in the county for a trespass complaint. Officers assisted with the search of a residence and cleared when no further assistance was needed.

August 3, 10:44 p.m.: Officers responded to the Peace Arch port of entry for a welfare check. Officers arrived and determined the individual in question was fine, but most likely had a developmental disorder.

August 4, 1 a.m.: Officers responded to a crash reported outside of the city limits to assist Washington State Patrol (WSP) with a collision investigation. WSP arrived and at the conclusion of their investigation, took the driver of the involved vehicle into custody. Blaine Police Department officers remained on scene to wait for the tow truck to impound the vehicle.

August 4, 3:29 a.m.: Officers responded to Birch Bay to assist Whatcom County Sheriff's Office on a physical dispute call. Officers remained on scene to assist as needed, clearing shortly after.

August 4, 12:45 p.m.: Blaine police were called to check on the welfare of a man who was punching himself and rocking back and forth. The man was later found by an officer in the 1300 block of Boblett Street. The man was determined to be DUI, had a suspended driver's license and resisted arrest. The man was later booked into Whatcom County jail on all three charges.

August 4, 6:11 p.m.: Officers were requested to assist Guardian Ad Litem on checking on the welfare of an individual as the parent would not open the door. After some time, officers were able to check the welfare of the individual, who was later transported to St. Joseph's Hospital for further checkup.

August 5, 12:50 a.m.: Blaine officers responded to a minor in possession of marijuana at the Peace Arch port of entry. Two men tried to make entry into the United States and, during a search of the vehicle, Custom Border Protection officers found marijuana in the vehicle and on the person. Blaine officers gave one man a citation for marijuana possession under the age of 21. The other man is being referred to the prosecutor because he had a medical marijuana card. Blaine officers cleared without incident.

August 5, 9:29 p.m.: Blaine officers observed violation of a no contact order. The suspect was within 1,000 feet of the protected party's residence. Blaine officers arrested the suspect and was booked into the Whatcom County jail.

August 6, 9:35 a.m.: Blaine police responded to a business for a counterfeit 50-dollar bill. An officer arrived and spoke with the man, who told the officer it was passed to him at his shoe repair business in B.C. by an unknown male. The bill will be forwarded to the U.S. Secret Service.

August 6, 12:43 p.m.: Blaine police responded to the 0 Block of 4th Street to assist a landlord in checking a residence. The landlord was afraid to enter the home after a tenant had vacated when he observed a dog inside. Officers cleared the residence and found no one inside except the dog. Officers arranged for the Humane Society to come and take care of the dog.

August 6, 2:44 p.m.: Blaine police responded to the 700 Block of A Street for a male who was threatening suicide. Officer spoke with the man and determined that he was in need of mental health treatment. The man voluntarily agreed to have a family member take him to the hospital for an evaluation.

August 7, 11 a.m.: Whatcom County Superior Court requested a temporary protection order be served. Officer located the respondent and served him the court order.

August 7, 8:30 a.m.: An officer was dispatched to Marine Drive for a malicious mischief complaint; the reporting party advised his tires were slashed while parked in the parking lot. The officer contacted the victim who advised there was no suspect information and the business did not have adequate camera footage. The officer provided the victim a case report number for insurance purposes.

August 7, 11:11 p.m.: Officers responded to a local business in the 1300 block of Boblett Street for a customer causing issues. The customer was eventually trespassed from the business by request of the employee.

August 7, 11:17 p.m.: Blaine officers responded to a verbal domestic, where the owner of the house wanted a person trespassed at the 800 Block of Adelia Street. Blaine officers contacted the person and gave them a trespass warning. Blaine officer cleared the call without incident.

August 8, 1:19 p.m.: A man called police to report damage to a property his company owns and is under construction. Contractors came to work this morning and found a large water meter had been stolen. This theft caused a large volume of water to be released from the main and eroded soil around a new transformer. Public works employees came to the site and turned the water main off. Damage is valued at $2500. Loss from theft is valued at $1350.


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