Police Department Reports: October 29-November 4, 2020


October 17, 6:12 p.m.: Officers were called to the Blaine Skate Park for a fight. Officers determined the altercation was mutual. Case forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor.

October 18, 10:24 p.m.: During routine patrol a Blaine officer located a vehicle being driven with what appeared to be a falsified trip permit. Upon stopping the vehicle, the officer learned the trip permit had been altered and the driver of the vehicle had a suspended license. The driver was arrested and a Bellingham K9 unit responded to assist with a narcotics sniff. The driver was cited and released and the vehicle was impounded pending a search warrant.

October 19. 10:05 a.m.: A woman called police to report the theft of her vehicle overnight. The vehicle was later recovered by the owner. The owner no longer requested police assistance in the matter.

October 19, 6:16 p.m.: During routine patrol Blaine Police came across a vehicle accident where a truck drove into the back of a fifth wheel parked on Ludwick Avenue. No parties were injured although the fifth wheel was heavily damaged. The party who was at fault was issued an infraction.

October 19, 10:39 p.m.: Blaine Police Department officers responded to a reported collision where a vehicle had struck a residence. Upon arrival officers determined a shed had been struck and the driver of the vehicle involved was intoxicated. The driver was taken into custody during the investigation where a search warrant for blood was obtained. The driver was booked into Whatcom County Jail.

October 20, 12:27 a.m.: Blaine Police responded to a report of a loud shouting in the 600 block of A Street. Officers contacted a couple who explained they had gotten into a heated argument over their two dogs. Neither party reported having been assaulted or had any apparent physical injury.

October 20, 3:01 p.m.: Police were dispatched to a group of juveniles physically fighting near the 500 block of Peace Portal Drive. Police arrived and contacted the parties that were still in the area. The case will be forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor’s office for possible charges.

October 21, 7:42 p.m.: During routine patrol a Blaine police officer located a vehicle being driven with expired registration. Upon stopping the vehicle the officer discovered the driver had forged a trip permit which was placed in the rear window. The driver was arrested, cited and released for the violation.

October 22, 2:31 p.m.: Officers responded to the 1600 block of Bayview Avenue to a report that a vehicle had been driven into the ditch. The male driver was reported to have a medical emergency and was unconscious with his foot on the gas pedal with the vehicle still running. Officers arrived and determined North Whatcom Fire Rescue had already medically cleared the man and advised he was OK. Officers contacted the driver, who advised he was OK, but had a medical emergency. Officers contacted Meridian Towing to have the vehicle removed from the ditch.

October 22, 11:32 p.m.: A citizen reported that someone turned his water off earlier today. He contacted Blaine Utilities, and they came to his house. Utilities turned his water back on and placed a lock on the valve. Later in the night, he noticed somebody turned the water off again. He went outside and noticed that someone broke the valve and took the lock. He placed another lock on the valve. The victim did not know who would turn his water off. At this time, there is no suspect.

October 22, 1:08 p.m.: An individual found a credit card outside of a local business. An officer contacted the credit card company to advise the owner the credit card was found.

Reports provided by Blaine Police Department


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