Police Department Reports, November 5-11, 2020


October 24, 4:02 p.m.: An individual called 911 to report their tenant is growing marijuana in their garage. Officers spoke to the reporting party who advised there were approximately two plants. Officers informed the caller this was legal in Washington state.

October 24, 3:35 p.m.: Blaine Police were called by a victim of fraud in North Dakota. The victim had purchased a vehicle online from an address in Blaine. The purchaser arrived to pick up the vehicle and found the seller to not be in Blaine. Officers determined the financial theft occurred outside of the city of Blaine and there was no real connection to Blaine.  The victim was referred to the correct authorities.

October 24, 10:00 p.m.: A good Samaritan turned over an air compressor they found near their home by Lincoln Park. An officer picked it up and drove to some nearby construction sites. The owner of the air compressor was found and it was returned.

October 25, 7:23 a.m.: A person reported a tree had fallen down onto the roadway. A police officer arrived and removed the tree from the road.

October 26, 6:12 a.m.: An employee of a coffee stand reported an unknown person walked up to the stand and asked if a bone he was holding was a human jaw bone. The suspicious person then walked away from the business. A police officer searched for the unknown male subject, but could not find him.

October 26, 4:00 p.m.: A person reported they found a bike by an abandoned barn. A police officer confiscated the bike and placed it into the designated property room as safe keeping. The police attempted to locate the owner, but had negative results.

October 26, 8:43 p.m.: A concerned citizen turned in a found wallet to the Blaine Police Department. Officers were able to locate an address for the wallet owner and returned it to him.

October 26, 10:32 p.m.: Blaine Police Department officers responded to a report of a vessel sinking in the Blaine Marina. Marina residents and harbor security had already begun pumping water out of the vessel. The complainant advised this is the second occurrence where a vessel associated to him has taken on water. Investigation is ongoing.

October 26, 9:00 p.m.: A woman called 911 to report an unknown person was seen knocking on their front door last night. The caller stated the unknown person left after the front door wasn’t answered. Extra patrols were requested in the area.

October 28, 6:30 a.m.: Officers responded to the 200 block of G Street to report a man camped on private property. The property owner advised he would like the individual trespassed. Officers arrived and determined the tent was on city property. Officers responded to the same location for an additional report from the property owner that the individual was now urinating in public and moved his tent onto the private property. Officers determined the tent was now on private property. The property owner had photographs of the man urinating in public. Officers trespassed the suspect from the private property, and charges for Lewd Acts and Obstructing a Public Officer are being forwarded to the prosecutor.

October 30, 2:25 p.m.:  Officers stopped a vehicle traveling on the roadway for an equipment violation. Officers identified the driver as someone who had probable cause for her arrest for felony drug possession. Officers arrested the individual and booked her into the Whatcom County Jail.

October 30, 6:00 p.m.: Blaine Police were notified of a possible vehicle prowl which occurred in the 9200 block of Semiahmoo Parkway. An apparently abandoned vehicle had recently been vandalized. Officers attempted to contact the owner by phone but were unsuccessful. The Whatcom County Parks were notified of the damaged and abandoned vehicle on their property.

Reports provided by Blaine Police Department.


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