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Grand Coulee

Police

10/6 - A man who lives on Spokane Way told police that his house had been ransacked while he was out of town. He said two television sets and three guns were among items taken. He said it would take him a little time to determine what else might have been taken.

10/12 - An Electric City man told police that someone had stolen a $100 transmission jack from his porch and advised police of who he thought might have taken it.

10/13 - A man on Wenatchee Ave. NE told police that his neighbor’s dog had mauled his cats and that he had to put two of them to sleep. The officer said he would contact the owner of the dog.

- An Omak man fell asleep and ran into a truck and trailer parked in front of Coulee Hardware. A passenger in his vehicle sustained some injuries and was taken to Coulee Medical Center. The driver was given a negligent driving citation.

- Police were called to the Variety Store on a report that there was a disturbance and that a man had a large stick. Police found a woman who had reported that someone had taken $1,400 from her the night before in Coulee Dam. Later, she said she’d lied about that. Since no crime had been committed, police left.

- An Odessa man was arrested and police are asking the prosecutor’s office to charge him with attempted robbery. He allegedly pointed a stun gun at a couple on Burdin Boulevard after asking for money. The couple closed the door on him and later heard a shot.

10/14 - A Whatcom County detective asked police to inform an Electric City family of a death that occurred in Bellingham.

- Police were notified of a “missing person” who had left for Spokane Valley but never arrived. An officer called Lincoln County enforcement officials who stated they had assisted the man after he had run out of gas, then assisted him later because his battery went bad. On the latter report, Lincoln County Sheriff officers said the man had been stuck on a wheelchair ramp, but after the battery was jumped he’d gone on his way.

- Ferry County asked local officers to advise a man in Electric City that his father had passed away.

10/15 - Lincoln County reported that an officer checked on a vehicle blocking the roadway and found a vehicle with the motor running and an unresponsive man behind the wheel. The officer opened the door and turned the ignition off, waking him. When the officer opened the door he could smell marijuana. The man woke up and, when asked how much marijuana he had been smoking, responded, “Keller.”

10/16 - A man on East Grand Coulee Avenue was arrested on domestic violence assault charge and taken to Grant County Jail. When police arrived, no one would answer the door, and the manager of the trailer lot let them in with a key. The officer found both the man and woman in the shower, and blood in the bathroom area. The woman said that the man had pushed her to the floor and when she got up she hit him.

- Police arrested a man on a domestic violence charge and more after he fled a Fortuyn Road location to a house on Birch Street in Coulee Dam. The man faces charges of second-degree assault, domestic violence, harassments, threatening to kill, unlawful imprisonment, interfering with the reporting of domestic violence, fourth-degree assault, and domestic violence.

- A man that officers knew to be wanted on an arrest warrant was seen walking in the alley on Burdin Boulevard. He was arrested and taken to Grant County Jail.

10/17 - Police returned to its owner a purse that had been found on Second Street.

Coulee Dam

Police

10/12 - A resident on Sixth Street complained to police about a vehicle that had been parked in front of his place for over a month. He was asked to fill out a vehicle hulk permit that would allow him to have the vehicle removed.

10/13 - A woman and a man told police that they were to meet a man they knew at Mason City Park, but when he showed up he flashed a knife at them and took a cell phone and a wallet containing $1,400. Later, all three were at the Variety Store in Grand Coulee and the woman took back the story she had told police about the Coulee Dam incident.

- A man riding a moped at the top of the dam was stopped because he didn’t have a helmet on, and had no mirrors or license plates. He also had no driver license. He was cited.

- A man who purchased a phone from a man at the Coulee Dam Casino said that the phone had a number on it and when the number was called he got a party in Odessa who said that the phone had been stolen. The matter is under investigation.

10/15 - Police were called to the elementary school because of a custodial dispute. The officer learned that the father of three children had come to the school because the mother couldn’t be reached. Due to a change in the parenting plan, the father wasn’t supposed to have custody. The matter was turned over to Colville Tribal Police since the parties were tribal members.

10/17 - A man on Spruce Street told police that someone had entered his residence through a back window and had taken two rifles valued at a total of $600. Police could see pry marks on the window.

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