Blaine Police Department reports: October 13-15, 2019


October 13, 10 a.m.: Officers responded to the Peace Arch port of entry for a report of two individuals in possession of a stolen mini excavator worth approximately $60,000. Officers arrived and determined a father and son were sent back from Canadian customs after attempting to make entry into Canada. Canadian customs agents denied them entry after it was determined that both individuals have ties to the Ku Klux Klan and have a possible criminal history. One individual suffered a medical episode while in U.S. customs and was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital. After investigating, officers determined the father and son stole the excavator in Arkansas to build a log cabin on their property in Alaska. Officers booked the son in the Whatcom County Jail and have probable cause to arrest the father.

October 13, 6:51 p.m.: Blaine police responded to a possible suicidal subject. Officer spoke with the man and determined that he was in need of mental health treatment. The man voluntarily agreed to see a counselor at the hospital. Officers transported him to the hospital. The police cleared without incident.

October 15, 3:34 a.m.: A person requested extra patrol near their residence. Extra patrol was provided as available.

October 15, 2:15 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Peace Portal Drive for a report of a trespass. Officers arrived and trespassed the individual by request of the building owner. Officers cleared with no further incident.

October 15, 6:57 p.m.: Blaine officers responded to an unattended hit and run. Officers took a report of the incident. At this time there is no suspect. Officers cleared.

October 15, 9:52 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to a physical domestic in the 700 block of D Street. Officers arrived and separated the parties. It was determined a man had assaulted his wife when trying to take a pack of cigarettes away from her. He was booked into Whatcom County Jail.


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