reports compiled from police files
Grand Coulee Police
4/25 - A woman living on Division Street told police that someone hit her vehicle while it was parked near the police department, causing over $700 in damages.
4/28 - USBR Plant Protection advised an officer that a truck was in the lower Visitor Center parking lot at Grand Coulee Dam and had gone through Station 4’s check point and then later went to Station 3. The license was checked and it was determined that the truck belonged to a contractor at the dam.
- A woman living on Burdin Boulevard told police that while cleaning her windows she found a small hole consistent with a bb gun shot. She said she had no idea who had done it.
- A person reported to police that they felt threatened when they tried to return merchandise to a local store for a refund. The matter was being sent to the firm’s corporate headquarters.
4/29 - Two people on a motorcycle were told by police that an officer should handle any dispute in a traffic situation. The two had confronted a bus driver who they said nearly struck their bike.
- A woman said she had been pushed down by a man while she was at her daughter’s home on Hill Avenue. When police went to another house to find him, they found a man wanted for not registering as a sex offender. The man originally sought had been drinking and had been ordered by the court not to drink or be away from his home at night. Both were arrested and taken to Grant County Jail.
4/30 - Police responded to a request for CPR at a residence on Electric Boulevard in Electric City. When police arrived the officer found a male deceased on a bed. The coroner was called and stated that it appeared the man died of natural causes.
- Police went to Center Street where a woman said her ex-boyfriend had been contacting the resident where she was staying, allegedly to talk with a child, in what the woman claimed was a violation of a no-contact order. Police are investigating.
- Police told two men at North Dam Park that they could not smoke marijuana in public.
5/1 - Plant Protection reported a suspicious man parked in the Visitor Center’s lower parking lot. The dispatcher said that the man would get out every once in awhile and look under the hood. He told police that, while waiting for a friend to get off work, he was reading the vehicle manual and then getting out to look under the hood to find the part.