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Grand Coulee Police

8/13 - An Electric City woman reported that a young man was at her house asking her to sell him her pain pills. She said she didn’t have pain pills but thought the police should know about the incident.

- Officers responded to an Electric City residence concerning a potentially suicidal person. An ambulance went to the location but the person refused attention. It was reported that the subject had drunk a fifth of whiskey and taken some Hydrocodone.

- An Everett party ran a boat under the bridge into a restricted area and caught the attention of USBR Plant Protection. An officer advised the party of the problem and they responded by saying they didn’t see any signs. They left the area.

- Three men, from Omak, Spokane and Okanogan, wandered into restricted areas near the dam at two locations and were advised not to continue the practice.

- An Electric City man, who lives on W. Grand Avenue, was arrested on a warrant and for allegedly spray painting at an address on Kelso. He was taken to Grant County jail.

8/14 - Police responded to a report that there had been a burglary at a storage location on SR-174. The reporting party was advised that the location was in Lincoln County and was given the phone number for the sheriff’s office.

8/15 - A woman reported that sometime the night before someone had broken one of the windows at her business on Coulee Boulevard East. The business owner said no entry was made and nothing was missing.

- Police checked on graffiti sprayed on the NAPA and fire department buildings.

- A Kenmore man driving a Mercedes was stopped for not wearing a seatbelt and also received three other citations, including no license on person, no insurance and failing to signal. The man said he left his license at his campsite.

- Police responded to a potential suicide call on Sunny Drive in Electric City and found that a woman at that address had threatened to hurt herself. The woman told police she had stopped her medication four days before and needed help. She was taken to Coulee Medical Center where a mental health worker was called.

- A man living in a trailer park on E. Grand Coulee Ave ., told police that his two grandsons had bloodied his nose over discussions about social security and food stamps. The man wanted the two grandsons banned from his place. Police are looking for the pair.

8/16 - A man gave an officer a billfold,belonging to a Tacoma man, found at North Dam Park.

- A Billings, Mont ., man was stopped and cited for riding a motorcyle without wearing a helmet. He argued that if a helmet was required signs, should be posted. The officer told the man that there were signs on I-90. Then he argued that he had two sons in law enforcement and that he was a Vietnam veteran. That didn’t cut any slack either and he was cited.

- A Pomeroy woman was cited for allowing her small child to be wedged in the back of her truck between the bed of the truck and the front passenger seat. She was told that not only was it illegal, but dangerous for the child.

- A Gig Harbor man and a Seattle man were stopped by police after one of them had walked over to look at the waterfall near the Bureau of Reclamation administration building. They were told the area was off limits.

8/17 - A man flagged down an officer to give him a watch that he had found by the Crescent Bay swimming area.

- Two men got into a yelling match outside of Safeway over football. The manager asked that the pair be banned for the remainder of the day. One of the men, from Okanogan, took exception to this and started yelling at the manager, calling him names. The man was issued a criminal trespass citation, arrested and taken to Grant County Jail. It was asked that the man be permanently banned from the store.

- A man on Roosevelt Drive was asked to put his front lawn campfire out. He said they were celebrating a birthday. He was advised of a burn ban and used a hose to put the fire out.

- A woman told police that a man incarcerated in a Spokane jail had threatened her. She was told to advise Spokane police of the problem and to call police if the man showed up here.

Coulee Dam Police

8/12 - An employee of the Coulee Dam casino flagged down an officer to tell him that the night before someone had placed duct tape with tacks punched through it around his vehicle front door, causing him to puncture his hand. A review of the casino security tape showed a person leaving the casino and going to the employee’s car and doing something. The person was known to the security officer and the matter was referred to Tribal Police.

- A man was stopped near Riley Point because the tabs on his vehicle had expired. When checking, the officer learned that the driver didn’t have a valid drivers license. He was cited and called for a licensed driver to come and drive his car.

8/13 - An officer noticed a car with its flashers going off parked near Pole Park. The car was secured but the driver couldn’t be found.

- Plant Protection advised police that a power boat had come up under the bridge and near the face of the dam. Police contacted the three persons in the boat at the Seaton Grove boat launch to advise them that they had been in a restricted area. The three stated that they didn’t see the sign near the bridge that they were not to enter the area.

- Three men climbed over the fence at Riley Point so they could take pictures of themselves in front of the dam without having the fence in the way. An officer advised them that they needed to stay within authorized areas.

8/17 - Police checked on a trespass issue at the Coulee Dam casino. Officials there stated that two males and three females were denied entrance to the casino because some of them were intoxicated. The official told police that the group left on foot down Birch Street. The two males later were found near River Drive, and the officer told them to stay out of the roadway.

Grand Coulee Police

8/13 - An Electric City woman reported that a young man was at her house asking her to sell him her pain pills. She said she didn’t have pain pills but thought the police should know about the incident.

- Officers responded to an Electric City residence concerning a potentially suicidal person. An ambulance went to the location but the person refused attention. It was reported that the subject had drunk a fifth of whiskey and taken some Hydrocodone.

- An Everett party ran a boat under the bridge into a restricted area and caught the attention of USBR Plant Protection. An officer advised the party of the problem and they responded by saying they didn’t see any signs. They left the area.

- Three men, from Omak, Spokane and Okanogan, wandered into restricted areas near the dam at two locations and were advised not to continue the practice.

- An Electric City man, who lives on W. Grand Avenue, was arrested on a warrant and for allegedly spray painting at an address on Kelso. He was taken to Grant County jail.

8/14 - Police responded to a report that there had been a burglary at a storage location on SR-174. The reporting party was advised that the location was in Lincoln County and was given the phone number for the sheriff’s office.

8/15 - A woman reported that sometime the night before someone had broken one of the windows at her business on Coulee Boulevard East. The business owner said no entry was made and nothing was missing.

- Police checked on graffiti sprayed on the NAPA and fire department buildings.

- A Kenmore man driving a Mercedes was stopped for not wearing a seatbelt and also received three other citations, including no license on person, no insurance and failing to signal. The man said he left his license at his campsite.

- Police responded to a potential suicide call on Sunny Drive in Electric City and found that a woman at that address had threatened to hurt herself. The woman told police she had stopped her medication four days before and needed help. She was taken to Coulee Medical Center where a mental health worker was called.

- A man living in a trailer park on E. Grand Coulee Ave ., told police that his two grandsons had bloodied his nose over discussions about social security and food stamps. The man wanted the two grandsons banned from his place. Police are looking for the pair.

8/16 - A man gave an officer a billfold,belonging to a Tacoma man, found at North Dam Park.

- A Billings, Mont ., man was stopped and cited for riding a motorcyle without wearing a helmet. He argued that if a helmet was required signs, should be posted. The officer told the man that there were signs on I-90. Then he argued that he had two sons in law enforcement and that he was a Vietnam veteran. That didn’t cut any slack either and he was cited.

- A Pomeroy woman was cited for allowing her small child to be wedged in the back of her truck between the bed of the truck and the front passenger seat. She was told that not only was it illegal, but dangerous for the child.

- A Gig Harbor man and a Seattle man were stopped by police after one of them had walked over to look at the waterfall near the Bureau of Reclamation administration building. They were told the area was off limits.

8/17 - A man flagged down an officer to give him a watch that he had found by the Crescent Bay swimming area.

- Two men got into a yelling match outside of Safeway over football. The manager asked that the pair be banned for the remainder of the day. One of the men, from Okanogan, took exception to this and started yelling at the manager, calling him names. The man was issued a criminal trespass citation, arrested and taken to Grant County Jail. It was asked that the man be permanently banned from the store.

- A man on Roosevelt Drive was asked to put his front lawn campfire out. He said they were celebrating a birthday. He was advised of a burn ban and used a hose to put the fire out.

- A woman told police that a man incarcerated in a Spokane jail had threatened her. She was told to advise Spokane police of the problem and to call police if the man showed up here.

Coulee Dam Police

8/12 - An employee of the Coulee Dam casino flagged down an officer to tell him that the night before someone had placed duct tape with tacks punched through it around his vehicle front door, causing him to puncture his hand. A review of the casino security tape showed a person leaving the casino and going to the employee’s car and doing something. The person was known to the security officer and the matter was referred to Tribal Police.

- A man was stopped near Riley Point because the tabs on his vehicle had expired. When checking, the officer learned that the driver didn’t have a valid drivers license. He was cited and called for a licensed driver to come and drive his car.

8/13 - An officer noticed a car with its flashers going off parked near Pole Park. The car was secured but the driver couldn’t be found.

- Plant Protection advised police that a power boat had come up under the bridge and near the face of the dam. Police contacted the three persons in the boat at the Seaton Grove boat launch to advise them that they had been in a restricted area. The three stated that they didn’t see the sign near the bridge that they were not to enter the area.

- Three men climbed over the fence at Riley Point so they could take pictures of themselves in front of the dam without having the fence in the way. An officer advised them that they needed to stay within authorized areas.

8/17 - Police checked on a trespass issue at the Coulee Dam casino. Officials there stated that two males and three females were denied entrance to the casino because some of them were intoxicated. The official told police that the group left on foot down Birch Street. The two males later were found near River Drive, and the officer told them to stay out of the roadway.

 

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