Police Department Reports, December 3-9, 2020


November 21, 1:08 p.m.: Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and determined the driver to have a suspended license and canceled  car title. Officers arrested, cited, and released the individual with a mandatory court date.

November 21, 5:30 p.m.: Blaine Officers on patrol saw a vehicle associated with a known criminal. The vehicle was empty and parked by a locked business. The officers checked the area and did not locate any signs of a crime.

November 23, 11:55 a.m.: A Blaine Police officer was dispatched to an audible alarm coming from a business. Police arrived and checked the location with an employee. No signs of crime were found at the business. A false alarm notification will be sent to the business.

November 23, 1:46 p.m.: Police were dispatched to a report of a woman trespassing on someone else’s boat. Officers contacted the suspect and her friend leaving the area. The woman claimed to be purchasing the boat and had already moved her belongings onboard, before the deal was completed. When the woman spoke with the owner of the vessel, he told her to leave. She packed up what she claimed were her belongings. The owner of the vessel later advised that nothing was missing or damaged on his vessel and he did not wish to pursue any criminal charges against the woman.

November 24, 9:49 a.m.: A man called police after finding his construction site had been burglarized. A temporary door was removed and two table saws were stolen from the site. The value of the stolen items is approximately $1600.

November 24, 2:33 p.m.: A US Customs officer from the truck crossing called police about a missing person. A vehicle being imported from Canada was supposed to be delivered to a missing person in Blaine. Police contacted the missing man who said he was ok and appeared healthy. The man’s imported truck arrived and the missing-person record was removed from criminal justice databases.

November 25, 6:26 a.m.: Blaine officers responded to the 300 block of Alder Street for a report of a verbal argument. Before arrival, the reporting party updated officers, one of the individuals left driving recklessly. Officers arrived on the scene and found the suspect arriving back and again, driving recklessly. Officers arrested him for driving under the influence. Officers booked the man into the Whatcom County Jail.

November 25, 8:38 p.m.: During routine patrol a Blaine Officer located a vehicle on Blaine Road. The new owner hadn’t transferred the title. It was found the vehicle had been unlicensed for over six months. The driver was arrested, cited and released.

November 26, 10:26 a.m.: Blaine officers on routine patrol conducted a traffic stop on an individual for failing to yield the right of way. After further investigation, officers determined the driver had the wrong license plates displayed in the vehicle’s front and rear. Officers arrested the man for the violation. While searching him incident to arrest, officers recovered methamphetamine and a methamphetamine pipe from his pants pockets. The man was arrested and booked into the Whatcom County Jail for felony drug charges.

November 27, 7:05 p.m.: A citizen reported she found her ex-boyfriend’s drugs when she was packing his things. The officers seized the presumptive narcotics and booked them into evidence. The officers will forward the possession of a controlled substance to the prosecutor.


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