Police Department Reports, September 3-9, 2020

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August 22, 8:05 a.m.: A Blaine officer responded to a burglary that occurred sometime in the last week. The victim was away from the house for a week and came home to find that sports memorabilia was taken from his bedroom. At this time, there is no suspect.

August 22, 3:49 p.m.: Blaine officers responded to a motorcycle collision with injury at the Blaine Middle School. The injured party was learning to ride a motorcycle in the parking lot. She let go of the clutch too fast and accelerated into the wall of the school. She sustained injuries to her arm. Aid arrived and transported her to the hospital.

August 22, 7:12 p.m.: A Blaine resident called the police to report an ongoing issue with a neighbor’s dog. The dog apparently comes into the resident’s yard to relieve itself. The resident’s girlfriend has spoken to the neighbor about this issue in the past, but the problem persists. An officer contacted the neighbor and spoke with her regarding the complaint and remedies to keep her animal under control. The neighbor was given an official dog-at- large warning and informed that future occurrences would result in a criminal citation.

August 24, 12:57 a.m.: Blaine Police Department officers contacted a juvenile individual on a bike without any safety reflectors during hours of darkness in the 2600 block of Bell Road. The juvenile also had dark clothing. The juvenile was warned about the dangers of riding a bike without reflectors and dark clothing. The juvenile was given a ride home.

August 24, 7:00 p.m.: A Canadian resident called police to report that he had hired a company to transport his vehicle to Canada from Colorado. The man explained the transport company won’t give him an exact address, but will only tell him it’s in a warehouse somewhere in Blaine. Due to Covid-19, the man advised he cannot come to Blaine to check on the vehicle. Officers advised the man to provide an exact address and they would check on the vehicle.

August 24, 11:44 p.m.: Officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1400 block of Hughes Avenue. The driver of the vehicle failed to yield and drove down Sweet Road to Valley View Road. Officers lost the vehicle, but later found it off Morris Road in Blaine. A Whatcom County Sheriff’s deputy deployed his K9 and found the individual hiding in the nearby bushes. Officers arrested the man and found a methamphetamine pipe on his person. The man was transported to the Whatcom County Jail where he was booked on a felony warrant from Bellingham Police Department along with eluding and drug possession charges from Blaine Police.

August 25, 2:14 p.m.: A man called police referencing suspicious, possibly drug-related activity in his apartment complex. The man witnessed a known drug user ride to the location and stop at an apartment for under a minute. The suspect then rode away and met with another man on a bike.

August 25, 4:30 p.m.: The owner of a business reported an employee who was fired threaten the business. The owner wanted to file a police report in case something does happen. A police officer took a report for record purposes.

August 25, 7:51 p.m.: Officers on routine patrol observed a vehicle with a listed registered owner that had a suspended license status. Officers stopped the vehicle and determined the driver to also be under the influence of alcohol. Officers arrested and booked the man into the Whatcom County Jail.

August 26, 7:00 p.m.: A Blaine resident called police to report branches in the power lines in the 1000 block of Mitchell Avenue. Officers arrived and determined the branches were not an immediate hazard. The complaint was forwarded to the City of Blaine Public Works Department.

Reports provided by Blaine Police Department

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