Blaine Police Department reports: August 30-September 4, 2019


August 30, 3:46 a.m.: Blaine Police Department officers responded to a report of suspicious females in the 1200 block of Yew Avenue. Officers contacted the reporting person who advised the individuals were acting odd but didn't see them involved with any criminal activity. Officers contacted the females who advised that they were passing through the area.

August 30, 2:36 p.m.: Blaine police were called by a woman reporting suspicious loan activity. The woman applied for a loan online and immediately noticed possible fraudulent activity. She alerted her bank. Her bank was aware of the loan company from several other complaints against it. The woman did not lose any money during the process. An informational report was filed.

August 31, 12:53 p.m.: A woman called the police to report that her bicycle was stolen from in front of her apartment. The woman did not wish to pursue charges against the suspect and only wanted the bike returned. A theft report was completed.

August 31, 8:26 p.m.: Blaine Police Department officers responded to the 1300 block of H Street for a juvenile problem. Officers arrived and discovered that the juvenile was reported as a runaway out of California. Officers took the juvenile into protective custody, transferring him to Child Protective Services.

September 1, 2:24 a.m.: Blaine Police Department officers responded to a reported verbal dispute in the 1300 block of Bayview Court. Officers spoke with both parties who advised that no physical assault took place. Officers cleared afterwards.

September 1, 11:14 a.m.: Blaine police responded to a residence where a juvenile called 911 and then hung up. An officer arrived and found the three siblings to be okay; they were just having an argument about video games. The juveniles were told about better ways to communicate with each other and their mother was informed of the situation. Officers cleared.

September 1, 3 p.m.: A good Samaritan turned over a Nexus card for a Canadian citizen that was found outside of a business. The Canadian woman was tracked down by police and her Nexus card was returned.

September 1, 4:48 p.m.: A person found a wallet in the area of the 800 block of Peace Portal Drive. Officer impounded the wallet into safe keeping/found property.

September 1, 11:01 p.m.: Blaine Police Department officers responded to the 300 block of E Street for a mental problem/welfare check. Medics from North Whatcom Fire and Rescue arrived and took over the call for service. Officers cleared.

September 2, 7:28 a.m.: Blaine police responded to a report of domestic disturbance in the 9700 Block of Vista Terrace Drive. Officers spoke with the involved persons and determined that, although a loud argument had occurred, no one had been assaulted or otherwise. Officers cleared after issuing a warning for the couple to be quieter.

September 2, 4:28 p.m.: Officer stopped a vehicle for speeding on D Street. The driver was found to have a suspended driving status out of Washington state for a previous unpaid ticket. The person was arrested, cited and released pending a mandatory court appearance.

September 3, 10:15 a.m.: Officers were informed of an assault between two students at the Blaine High School. The victim was checked by aid. Blaine High School followed their protocol and the report was forwarded to the Juvenile Prosecutors Office for charges.

September 3, 2:44 p.m.: Blaine police responded to a reported shoplifting in the 1700 Block of H Street. Officer located the man and learned he was homeless, unemployed and had stolen food from the store. Officers paid for the food and the man was given a trespass letter from the business.

September 3, 7:20 p.m.: U.S. customs reported a vehicle had entered into the U.S. from Canada and they discovered the rear license plates had been reported stolen over 30 days ago. The people in the truck were the owners of the vehicle and they had no idea how the stolen plates got on their truck. Officer confiscated the stolen license plate and advised the reporting agency that the license plate had been recovered. The owners of the truck were advised to file a report of their stolen rear license plate with their police department when they get home.

September 3, 9 p.m.: Person reported that their daughter advised him she had read a message from a person she knew, who indicated he had a hand gun and was heading to the pier to possibly hurt himself. Officers arrived and located the person who had sent the message. Officers determined the person did not have a hand gun and did not plan on hurting himself. Officer saw the message and found that the message did not mention anyone having a hand gun, but did say he could now use his concealed weapons permit. Officer cleared once they determined the person was not a threat to himself or others.

September 4, 8:35 a.m.: A Blaine officer was in a minor collision with a concrete barrier. The Blaine officer complied with Blaine Police Department's policies and filed a report. The vehicle received very minor damage. The concrete barrier received none.

September 4, 1:58 p.m.: Blaine police were contacted by a person requesting that an officer serve a notice of hearing regarding a protection order modification. Officer contacted the respondent by telephone and met the individual in a public space. The respondent was served with a copy of the order request.

September 4, 4:57 p.m.: Blaine Police Department officers were requested to assist with a collision by Whatcom County Sheriff's Office. The collision was reported at Drayton Harbor Road and Harborview Road. Officers handled the collision and the report.


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