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Reports compiled from police files


Grand Coulee Police

6/20 - A Goodfellow Avenue resident in Electric City was advised that if her dogs got out again she would be cited. She was also told that she needed to get her two dogs licensed.

- Police helped Department of Corrections officers locate and arrest a person on Stevens Avenue in Electric City who had a warrant for his arrest.

- Police cleared a deer that had been struck by a car off Division Street.

- Police responded to a domestic call on Goodfellow Avenue in Electric City, where a man was angry at something his mother said about his cat. The man reportedly threw some things about the house but did not hit anyone. The officer told him to cool it.

6/21 - An employee of Sunbanks Lake Resort was contacted by a visitor who said he had left his gun at one of the sites. The gun was found and turned over to police for safekeeping.

- A Coulee Dam man wanted on a warrant was finally taken into custody after attempting to escape with a pair of handcuffs on. He was taken to Grant County Jail on the warrant and faces additional charges of obstructing a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest and attempted escape in the third degree.

- A 25-year-old Coulee Dam area woman, wanted for taking a motor vehicle without permission, became unruly while being attended to at Coulee Medical Center. She ran from the treatment room and tried to take a taser from an officer. The woman faces charges of custodial assault, escape in the second degree and disarming a corrections officer. She was taken to Grant County Jail.

- A woman was banned from the veterinary clinic after she hit the office with a stick and told police there were hostages inside. She was known to police as having hallucinations.

- A man driving near Coulee Playland told police that someone had tossed gravel from the hillside, hitting his truck. He said it has happened twice. He went up the hill but couldn’t find anyone. Police had the same results.

- A woman who took a long shower at Coulee Playland was advised that there were others who also wanted to take showers.

6/22 - A woman on Boulder Avenue NE reported that she had ordered something and believed that someone had taken the package off her porch after delivery.

- A woman who was yelling at Coulee Playland was banned from the property. After a short protest, she left the area.

- A woman who resides on Strahl Canyon Road in Douglas County told police there were several small dents in the hood of her car and she didn’t know how they got there. She said she was reporting because of her insurance.

6/23 - Police advised people in a motorhome that they could not park at the USBR Visitor Center overnight. The officer advised them where they might be able to go and was thanked.

- A woman reported that two cars had been following her and she was afraid they were stalking her.

- Police got into the middle of a custody issue on Silver Drive in Electric City. A man had come to the residence wanting custody of his daughter, but didn’t have any custody order from the court. He kept interrupting police, who were trying to question the mother. The man eventually left, and the mother of the child was encouraged to get a no-contact order through the courts.

- A 16-year-old girl reported to her guardian that a man had tried to sexually assault her. The man had offered to drive her to Bridgeport and enroute had asked her to have sex with him. The matter was turned over to Douglas County officials.

6/24 - Police got Child Protective Services involved after an officer described a home where four children were living with their father on Banks Avenue as filthy. The report stated that pet feces, garbage and dirty clothes were scattered throughout the house.

- A man told police that items were taken by his daughter from his deceased father’s house on Stevens Avenue in Electric City. He provided police with a list of what was taken.

- A man on Banks Avenue was arrested for allegedly discharging a gun inside the city limits and making threats to bomb his home. Child Protective Services took charge of the man’s four children. He was taken to Grant County Jail. CPS had previously been called when police found the house filthy with pet feces and garbage.

- Police were called to Spokane Boulevard and Noble where they found a woman who said she was having a bad day and was angry. Police told the woman to quiet down.

- Five juveniles were ordered off the roof of a building on Midway Avenue. The officer checked and found that no damage was done to the building.

- A man told police that he was fed up with his girlfriend and wanted to return to Vancouver. Police found him after being told there was a suspicious person at Coulee Medical Center. Police told him of a place where he could sleep before starting his drive to Vancouver and advised him to get some mental health help for his depression.

6/25 - A couple living on Prims Place had been yelling at each other and were upset that they had to move. The two were ready to leave for their job shifts and were told the separation would give them time to cool off.

- A businessman on Main Street told police that someone had thrown up near his building and had messed with forms that had been prepared for a concrete pour. Police were asked to make more patrols in the area.

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