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7/10 - Police checked on a report of a possible trespass at a house on Banks Avenue, only to find a relative of the owner checking the place for the owner, who was in jail.

7/11 - A motorcycle that exited North Dam Park after hours was pulled over and the driver was cited for failure to renew registration.

- A man staying at Coulee Playland reported that someone had entered his trailer and taken his checkbook. He was going to report the theft to his bank.

- Police talked with a tenant being evicted about taking anything that belonged to the landlord. The woman had taken a number of things out of the apartment and placed them outside. Later the same day a woman told police that the tenant being evicted was harassing her. She was told if it happened again she should call police.

7/12 - Police were called to Kings Court because of a disturbance. Police found a man and woman sitting in the grass trying to decide if they should break up. The parties left the area, going in opposite directions.

- While responding to a call that gunshots were heard near E. Grand Avenue in Electric City, police were led to a house on Stevens and asked the residents to explain what was going on. They told police that there had been a disagreement, but they denied firing any weapons. The man questioned had a butterfly knife on him and police took that for evidence and are asking the prosecutor to consider charges of being in possession of a dangerous weapon.

7/13 - Officers checking on a reported disturbance at 2nd Street NE in Electric City had a bad experience of a dog biting a patrolman when he tried to gain access to the property. Police talked to occupants of a property nearby who said their argument was strictly verbal.

- Police were advised of an alarm going off at an Electric City address, but as the officer prepared to answer the call the alarm company had shut the alarm off.

- Police had to kill a deer that had been hit near Spokane Way. The Department of Transportation was notified.

- USBR Plant Protection advised police of four young people near the Roosevelt monument in the park above the dam. Police talked to the four, who told police they were playing Pokémon GO with their cell phones. They were advised they had to leave because it was after hours.

- A Grand Coulee man asked police to make more patrols by his house because he felt threatened by his son.

7/14 - A British Columbia man turned into Coulee Gas and reportedly scraped the side of a car at the coffee stand with the trailer he was towing. The two parties exchanged insurance information.

- Police contacted the parents of a boy who had fired his bb gun from the back of a car, hitting a girl. The girl didn’t want to press charges.

- A woman on Bowen Street told police that her son had taken some of her things and was trying to sell them over the internet. The woman was to give police a written statement.

- The owner of property on Second Street in Electric City asked police to ban from the property a man who had been staying with a couple renting from him.

- Police turned over to Grant County the investigation of a man who allegedly had been assaulted near Electric City.

7/15 - An Omak man was arrested and taken to Grant County Jail after witnesses said he struck a woman and her son in the parking lot of Coulee Medical Center.

- A woman on Fourth Street in Electric City reported that someone had stolen a rototiller from her yard.

7/16 - The owner of a storage shed reported that someone had cut the lock on one of his units.

- An Electric City man whose canoe was missing said it must have been one of the local scoundrels.

- An Electric City employee told police that a resident was disturbing a public gathering behind city hall. The man was advised to stop and said he would.

- An 8-year-old girl who lives on Young Street was reported missing, but she was later found at her grandmother’s house.

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