Blaine Police Department reports, December 17-23, 2020


December 5, 7:34 p.m.: A citizen reported that a male teenager rang his doorbell and ran away. He just saw the back of the suspect as he was running down the street. This is the second time someone has rung the doorbell and ran off. The first time occurred about three weeks ago. Blaine officers checked the area for the suspect and did not locate him.

December 5, 8:30 a.m.: A person reported two pieces of jewelry went missing. They believe an old roommate might have taken the jewelry. A police officer took a theft report.

December 7, 9:51 a.m.: Blaine Police were dispatched to a report of trouble with a man on the property of a business. It was reported the man was bothering customers. Officers arrived and contacted the confrontational man. The man was verbally-trespassed from the property for life. Officers stood by until the man left the area.

December 7, 11:12 a.m.: A business reported a person came into their store and then left without paying for some items they picked up. The police located the suspect in a store nearby and arrested him for shoplifting. The suspect was also trespassed from the business.  The arrestee was cited and released with a court date.

December 7, 11:34 a.m.: Officers located a theft suspect in a neighboring convenience store. The store management requested the man be issued a lifetime trespass from their store as well. Police provided the man a written trespass from the location.

December 7, 1:50 p.m.: Police were requested to provide extra patrols for a woman who felt she was being stalked by a person in Seattle. No specific threats have been made against the woman. An officer advised the woman they would provide extra patrols when available. The woman was told to call 911 if she noticed any suspicious activity or otherwise needed anything.

December 7, 2:48 p.m.: An aid crew from North Whatcom Fire Rescue Service requested assistance with a possibly combative patient. An officer arrived and found the situation calm. The man was offered a ride to the emergency room in the police car as he was not injured or sick. The man agreed and was transported by police without incident.

December 7, 6:27 p.m.: Blaine police were called to an apartment complex for a report of an unknown male at the laundromat. As the responding officer arrived, the man packed up his belongings and started to leave. The transient man was asked if he needed any help and he did not indicate that he did and left the property.

December 8, 8:24 a.m.: Blaine Police were dispatched to contact a city employee who found a public restroom was vandalized. An officer documented the damage to city property. The value of the damage is estimated to be approximately $140. There are no known suspects at this time. 

December 8, 11:00 a.m.: A business reported someone turned in a set of keys that were found near the 5400 block of Drayton Harbor Road a month ago. A police officer was unable to determine the owner of the keys. The keys were placed into the property room with the hope the owner can be located. 

December 9, 2:43 a.m.: A woman called police after she discovered two of her vehicles had been prowled during the early morning hours. The suspect was captured on video entering the parked (unlocked) vehicles. Several low-value items were stolen from both vehicles. The total of the theft is estimated to be approximately $50.

December 9, 1:00 p.m.: A person reported they were walking their dog when another loose dog without a collar chased after her dog. A police officer arrived and located the loose dog. The owner of the dog was located and warned about the leash law in Blaine. The owner said their dog got out through an open door and was very sorry. The police officer cleared without further incident.


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