On April 15, a man was reported masturbating outside a window of a residence on North Garden Street. The man was described as being about 25 years old, about 6 feet tall, thin, and wearing a dark hoodie and jeans. Bellingham and University Police searched the area but did not find the suspect. Police were unwilling to speculate if the incident is related to a dozen others involving a tall, thin white man of about 25 in dark clothing observed masturbating outside the windows of homes in the North Garden Street area.
On April 11, Bellingham Police looked for a man who was reported fondling his genitals on the side of the road south of Western Washington University campus. The man was not located.
On April 12, University Police searched for a man reportedly trying to lure women into his vehicle on WWU campus.
On April 10, University Police arrived to frogmarch a man out of the Nash Hall residence after he had already been frogmarched out earlier.
On April 6, University Police observed a group of students trying to assist a drunken classmate. “Are now running around,” campus cops reported.
On April 6, University Police helped escort five students out of Red Square in the early morning hours. The students were given a verbal warming.
On April 15, Bellingham Police learned of a suspicious man hanging out on a patio of a downtown business. The man left the area without further incident.
On April 15, Bellingham Police learned of a drunk man, walking down the street in York neighborhood and bellowing at 3am. Police spoke to the man and determined he was able to walk home safely and quietly.
On April 12, University Police checked on a man who was reported pacing in a parking lot near North Garden Street, yelling. Police could not locate the man.
On April 15, University Police spoke to a man with no shirt who was pacing in a parking lot east of campus, beating his bare chest. He was taken into protective custody for a mental health exam.
On April 12, Bellingham Police searched for a man who had urinated on a car and made threatening remarks to the witnesses.
On April 8, University Police observed a man screaming and yelling as he was walking near the Academic Instruction Center on campus.
On April 13, Bellingham Police searched for a man who was reportedly throwing rocks at a window on North State Street.
On April 12, a rock was thrown through the window of a home in York neighborhood.
On April 13, a Happy Valley women reported that someone pounded on the window of her bedroom and then ran away. Bellingham Police were unable to locate the person.
On April 14, a woman was reported knocking on random doors of an apartment complex on East Sunset Drive in the early morning hours.
On April 14, Bellingham Police checked on a woman who was reportedly screaming in her apartment on Studio Lane. She was fine, but appeared to have emotional problems.
On April 10, a man called Bellingham Police to complain that a tree in his yard had been vandalized sometime overnight.
Temptation too great
On April 14, Bellingham Police learned a quantity of chocolate milk was stolen from a convenience store near Sehome Hill.
On April 14, Bellingham Police learned of a fight involving the possible discharge of a firearm on Railroad Avenue; however, police reported, “there was no corroborating evidence of shots fired.”
On April 13, a man called emergency dispatch to report he’d just escaped from a kidnapping on Woodstock Way. Bellingham Police officers were unable to locate the man.
Devil in the details
On April 10, a man called Bellingham Police to request a ride to the hospital. He asked that he be handcuffed during the trip because he was possessed by demons.
So this happened
On April 13, someone decided to tell Bellingham Police about a collision between an automotive vehicle and a pedestrian that had occurred the previous day.