Police Department Reports, November 19-25, 2020


October 30, 5:05 p.m.:     Officers were dispatched to a physical domestic. Officers investigated and determined the call was verbal only. Family decided to separate for the time being. No crime occurred.

October 30, 6:30 p.m.: Blaine police were dispatched to a residential burglary alarm. Officers arrived and found the exterior of the building to be secure. No apparent signs of a break in were found. A false alarm notification will be mailed to the owner.

October 31, 11:20 p.m.: Officers responded to cover a Whatcom County Sheriff’s Deputy on a verbal domestic.

November 1, 6:02 p.m.: Blaine police were dispatched to a business in the 1700 block of H Street for a report of found property. Officers collected the item and entered it in for safekeeping.

November 2, 8:25 p.m.: Blaine Police Department officers conducted a death investigation in the 800 block of Harrison Avenue. The death was deemed to be of natural causes and after speaking with the Whatcom County Medical Examiner, the deceased was released to a funeral home.

November 7, 9:44 a.m.: Officers on routine patrol observed a vehicle traveling on the roadway with an expired registration. Officers stopped the vehicle and contacted the driver. While looking for the registration, the driver admitted to having a loaded firearm in the glove box with no concealed carry permit. Officers secured the firearm and arrested the driver. Officers cited and released the individual with a mandatory court date.

November 7, 2:00 p.m.: While conducting traffic enforcement, an officer observed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign.  After stopping the vehicle, the officer found that the driver was also required to have an ignition interlock, but did not have one installed in the vehicle. The driver was arrested, cited, provided a mandatory court date, and released on scene.

November 7, 11:08 p.m.: Officers responded to a business alarm. Officers determined it was storage renters who stayed past the storage unit hours.

November 8, 12:26 p.m.: During routine patrol, a Blaine police officer stopped a vehicle after determining that the registered owner had a suspended license. It was confirmed that the driver was the registered owner. The man was taken into custody and issued a criminal citation for the offense.

November 9, 1:36 p.m.: Officers on routine patrol stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. Officers determined the driver has a suspended license status in Washington state. Upon further investigation, officers determined the driver did not have a required ignition interlock device. The driver also had an open alcohol container and a warrant for his arrest. Officers arrested, cited, and released the man with a mandatory court date. Officers allowed the vehicle to remain safely off the roadway for a licensed driver to retrieve.

November 9, 8:32 p.m.: Blaine Police Department officers responded to a reported fight in the 1500 block of H Street. Officers determined the dispute involved a misunderstanding and a behavioral health issue. Officers provided a courtesy transport for one of the individuals to Bellingham.

November 10, 8:15 p.m.: Blaine Police Department officers were contacted at the station regarding a verbal dispute between two people. The incident was determined to have occurred outside city limits and forwarded to Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office.


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