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2/18 - The owner of the Variety Store told police that a former employee had told another that if his wife was fired from the firm, he would harm the owner. Police told the owner to notify the former employee that he was not welcome in the store, and if he did come back to call police.

2/24 - An officer went to milepost 20 on SR-155 to check on a vehicle that had slid off the roadway. No one was at the site so the Washington State Patrol was called to further investigate the mishap.

2/25 - USBR Plant Protection reported to police that two males walking on SR-155 near Station 5, had almost been struck by a truck. Police investigated and found footprints in the snow where the two had been observed. It appeared, the officer wrote, that the two had received a ride because their footprints stopped where they had been sighted.

- Police responded to reported domestic violence and separated the parties until Lincoln County authorities arrived.

2/26 - An Ephrata woman was pulled over for not stopping at the Four Corners intersection. She said she didn’t stop because she thought the road was icy and that she would go into a slide. She was cited for going through the stop sign and for not having insurance.

- Staff at Coulee Medical Center told police that a woman left the hospital in a fit after being told the results of a lab test. They were afraid that she might hurt herself. Police went to her residence. Because of what she said, she was put into protective custody and taken to mental health for observation. She later returned to her residence.

2/27 - A Spokane contractor making windshield repairs was advised that he couldn’t continue doing so without a Grand Coulee business license. He went to city hall to apply for one and the city let him finish the job he was working on. The man was told to take the business license application back to his firm and not do any more work without a license.

2/18 - After her vehicle crashed through a guardrail near Pole Park and ended up beneath the crest of the hill, a Mead Avenue woman was cited for driving under the influence and for not having insurance. She was not injured.

- A man who lives on Tulip Street in Coulee Dam reported that while riding back from Safeway a woman he was riding with in the back seat hugged him and when he got home he noticed his billfold was missing. Police went to the woman’s house and she returned the billfold, minus $10. The report was forwarded to the Grant County prosecutor for possible action.

3/1 - A Delano woman reported to police that there was a man outside yelling and she was afraid to go outside. Police arrived and found an Electric City man who had a woman arriving to take him home.

- A man living on Hill Avenue called police about harassment. He told the officer that he had a man calling him about once a week complaining of his loud music. Police told the man to turn his volume down.

3/3 - Police responded to a call that a man was lying in the road on Goodfellow Avenue in Electric City. When the officer arrived he found an intoxicated man standing next to a fence. The officer encouraged the man to go inside and sleep it off.

Coulee Dam


2/23 - While dealing with a suspect on Birch Street and checking on his driver’s status, police learned of an assault warrant for his arrest. He was arrested on the warrant and taken to Okanogan County Jail and also received a warning for an expired driver’s license.

- Police checked on a vehicle that had its emergency flashers on near Belvedere. The driver explained that he had just recently pulled over to unlock the manual hubs for his four-wheel drive and turned his emergency flashers on and forgot to turn them off.

2/24 - A man on Central Drive reported that someone had tried to enter his house and messed his lock up. No entry was made.

2/25 - Child Protective Services asked police to check at a home on Holly Street. No irregularities were found.

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