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Grand Coulee

Police

1/11 - A driver who collided with a Coulee Dam police car near the Coulee Dam bridge told a covering officer from Grand Coulee that a city plow truck had forced him to turn sharply and he struck the patrol car. There was minor damage to both vehicles.

1/15 - A woman on Banks Avenue reported that a suspicious person was seen on her security camera crossing her yard. She said it wasn’t possible to identify the person.

1/16 - Police checked on a report of someone near Washington Place in Electric City standing in the roadway, yelling about someone who was going to die. The officer couldn’t find the person.

- A Silver Drive resident told police that a woman who had visited his house the night before stole $43 from his wallet. Police were unable to locate her.

- An Electric City woman’s vehicle slid off the hill going to Delano. The report said a friend came by and helped her get her car out of the ditch.

- A city employee reported that someone had tried to pry open a door to the city shop to gain entry, but they were unsuccessful. The employee didn’t have an estimate of the damage.

1/17 - A woman complained to Amazon that a charge to her bank card was unauthorized. Police were advised that the charge was for automatic renewal of her account. The woman said she’d never had an account there so she couldn’t understand the charge. The amount of the charge was refunded.

- An open garage door was reported at a residence on Snyder Hill Road. The person calling in said that the residents were on vacation. Police closed the door.

- Dogs running loose on West Grand Avenue in Electric City prompted an officer to visit the area. The person making the call stated that she had received a citation the week before when her dog ran loose. The officer drove the area but couldn’t find the dog.

- Suspicious prints in the snow were probably left by a deer, an officer told a woman who made the complaint. She thought that someone had shined a flashlight and she saw shadows on her shed. The officer thought the light was from a car. He checked the footprints and found deer prints.

1/18 - A caller asked police to check on a woman on West Grand Avenue in Electric City because she had been sick earlier and couldn’t be reached. Police later received a call from the same party, who said the woman had showed up.

- A driver was stopped for speeding near Pole Park with the officer’s radar showing she was going 42 mph in a 30 mph zone. The officer found that the woman’s license was suspended. She was cited for speeding and driving with a suspended license. A licensed driver riding in the vehicle took charge of it.

1/20 - A man known to be wanted on a warrant out of Lincoln County was seen at a local store. The man followed the officer out of the store, where cuffs were placed on him. He was taken to meet up with Lincoln County sheriff deputies, who took him to jail.

- A Soap Lake driver was stopped because the officer couldn’t see the license tab. Police found that her driver’s license was suspended in both Idaho and Washington. She was cited and parked the vehicle until she could find a licensed driver to take charge.

- A woman on Kelso Avenue in Electric City told police that it appeared someone had entered the house and damaged a large TV.

1/21 - Police stopped a Coulee Dam driver after checking on her license registration, which showed the owner had been driving with a suspended license. When the woman rolled down her window, the officer smelled alcohol and, as a result of tests, she was cited for driving under the influence. She was taken to her home and the vehicle was parked.

1/22 - Officers from Grand Coulee, Coulee Dam and the Colville Tribes caught a man wanted on warrants for his arrest at a house on River Drive. He was taken by tribal police.

- A car with several people in it was causing problems at Coulee Gas. An officer checking on it found an Okanogan County warrant for the arrest of one of the occupants. The man was arrested and taken to jail.

- Police checked on a report of an unresponsive female on Camas Street. Grand Coulee responded because the Coulee Dam officer was en route to Omak and not available. Police stood by until the ambulance arrived.

1/23 - A man on First Street told police that someone had taken a package off his porch.

Coulee Dam

Police

1/14 - Police checked on a report of a suspicious person on Central Drive. Nothing was found by the officer.

1/16 - Police were called for an unattended death on Camas Street.

- An officer stopped a vehicle after observing it make an improper turn. The officer found that the driver had a revoked license and failed to have a required ignition interlock device on the vehicle. The officer told the man that he would receive a citation in the mail, and the registered owner of the vehicle was called to take charge of it.

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