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2/26 - A city employee advised police that a door was open at a Continental Heights location. An officer checked on the report and didn’t find anyone inside. He advised the owner.

- Police followed a vehicle that was often used by a man known to be wanted on an arrest warrant to Electric City, where he was arrested and taken to Grant County jail.

- A 23-year-old woman was stopped for driving problems, and the officer wrote citations for having no operator’s license, no insurance, and an outdated registration. A licensed driver was found to take charge of the vehicle.

2/28 - A group of people advised police that their vehicle had struck a rock on the roadway south of Electric City.

- Police checked on a report that a woman was selling items belonging to a man who had been living at a residence on Goodfellow Avenue in Electric City. The woman told police that the man had left to live with his brother in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and had asked her to sell everything. The officer checked with police in Wyoming and found that the man had indeed asked the woman to sell his belongings.

3/1 - Police followed up on a 911 call from a King Street residence, but got no answer at the door.

- An officer removed rocks from the roadway on SR-174 after a vehicle that struck them became disabled.

3/2 - A man from Lewiston called police and said he had been trying to reach his sister in Electric City but couldn’t reach her by phone. Police saw her and asked her to call her brother. She said her phone was acting up.

- Hospital staff requested that an intoxicated man be removed from the emergency room. When told he was banned from the hospital, the man requested that he be dropped off at the Coulee Dam Casino.

- A Dill Avenue driver alerted police that a vehicle nearly struck theirs while driving up the Coulee Dam hill. Police observed the driver, who appeared to be driving OK.

3/3 - Police checked on an intoxicated person in the Safeway parking lot, who told police he was very cold. The officer gave the man a ride to Coulee Dam.

- Dispatch advised police of a car in the ditch in Douglas County. The officer checked on the report and was told that everyone in the vehicle was OK. Douglas County was notified of the accident.

- Police noticed a woman driving who was known to have a suspended license. She was stopped and told she was suspended for not paying traffic fines. Her mother came to take charge of the vehicle and the driver was cited.

- A woman was arrested and taken to Grant County jail on a domestic violence charge after allegedly hitting her domestic partner above the eye. The man said his partner had a heroin problem. A second officer found her walking on the street in Electric City, and she acknowledged the heroin problem. The couple’s 7-year-old daughter confirmed the incident as it was told to police.

3/4 - Police checked on a report of a domestic issue on Spokane Way. The woman at the residence said everything was OK and reported that she and her partner had been drinking.

- Police checked on a person on Hill Avenue for tribal police, but no one answered the door.

- A woman on Park Avenue in Electric City advised police that there was a pit bull loose and it was in her yard. When the officer arrived, he was advised that the dog belonged to her neighbor. The owner of the dog was given a warning for allowing her dog to run loose.

- An officer received a complaint that a man known to be wanted on an arrest warrant was in Safeway. Police asked the man to step outside, then arrested him and took him to Grant County jail.

Coulee Dam Police

2/17 - Police conducted a welfare check on a woman on Crest Drive. She was OK and advised to contact her daughter, who had requested police to check on her mother.

- Police arrested a woman on Cedar Street on a felony warrant and took her to Okanogan County jail.

2/21 - Police checked on a report that a man had tossed a backpack over a fence. Later, an observer said it was gone and called the police. The man who was staying at the house said the front door was locked from the inside and he tossed the backpack over the fence, retrieved it, and entered the premises through the back door.

2/22 - Officers concluded that speed and drinking had caused an accident on Elmer City Access Road. A vehicle with just the driver inside had left the roadway and rolled over. Officers from Coulee Dam, Grand Coulee and Tribal Police were on the scene, along with the Grand Coulee ambulance crew.

2/23 - Police checked on a report that two male subjects were in a pickup on Central Drive and intoxicated. The patrol officer couldn’t find the vehicle.

2/25 - Police pursued a motorist who sped through Elmer City and then on Peter Dan Road at speeds up to 100 mph. The officer was able to record the license plate of the vehicle, but gave up on the pursuit because the vehicle was crossing double-yellow lines and, in one instance, nearly wrecked. Tribal and Okanogan County officials were notified.

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