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Reports compiled from police file


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7/22 - A local resident complained to police that he had a protection order against a woman. Police found out that the protection order had never been served.

7/24 - A Keller man who was stopped near Four Corners for a faulty head lamp was found to be driving with a suspended license. He was cited.

7/25 - A citizen advised police that a pole saw was in a location on Bureau of Reclamation property where it could easily be stolen. The officer found that the saw was secured inside the fence and advised the BOR of the concern.

7/26 - Police were advised by the Washington State Patrol of a traffic accident just west of Four Corners. An officer traveled the area but couldn’t find any accident.

7/27 - A woman on Park Street in Electric City was concerned about what she thought was an abandoned car. The officer advised her that the owner was incarcerated in Grant County Jail.

- An Electric City man, who was at Jack’s Spring Canyon Service, said that the pharmacy had denied his medication and that he hadn’t slept for five days and wanted to go to the hospital. The officer drove the man to Coulee Medical Center.

- Police observed an Electric City man walking on Garner Street and knew of a warrant for his arrest. He was taken to Grant County Jail.

- Police were called from the mental health facility, who advised them that a woman was there who wouldn’t leave. The woman stated that she needed some clothes and her medication from a house from which she had been banned. Police called the man of the house, who rounded up the items for the woman.

- A man walking on Pearl Avenue in Electric City was stopped because the officer knew of a Department of Corrections warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and taken to Grant County Jail.

7/28 - Police found a 14-year-old runaway girl at a place on Burdin Boulevard and called her parents to come and pick her up.

- A woman on Jackson Avenue in Electric City told police that someone had stolen her iPad some three weeks before. She stated she thought her son gave it to another person. The officer asked her to write out a report.

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7/24 - Police checked on a report of a possible assault on Pine Street, only to find no one home at the time. The report stated that an argument was heard at that location.

- A security firm reported a burglary at a Birch Street address but police stated the report was unfounded.

7/28 - A man walking his dog on River Drive found a woman unconscious in a neighbor’s yard. The officer’s report stated that the woman was up on her feet when he arrived at the scene and it was obvious that she was intoxicated. The woman stated she was on her way to Omak. The officer asked if she knew how far Omak was and she stated she did and started to walk in that direction.

7/29 - A man living on Cedar Street told police that he had been to Spokane and returned to find that a lawn mower, a queen size bed, an air compressor, a barbecue and a dog were missing. He told police that he thought an Electric City man had taken the items. The officer learned that the Electric City man was the father of a former live-in girlfriend, who stated that he had given the items to his daughter and had taken them back. Police are still investigating.

- Police went to a Tulip Street address where a child had stubbed his toe and an ambulance had been called. The mother of the boy returned home and drove her son to the hospital for a checkup. The ambulance call was cancelled.

7/30 - Police checked on a missing person call that stated some items had been found in the park by Harvest Foods. The call ended up as false.

- A person reported seeing someone with a flashlight in the back yard of a residence on River Drive where no one was supposed to be home. The officer went to the location and had his own flashlight on, checking out the report, when the resident came out and asked him what he was doing. The officer responded that he was a policeman and was checking out the report. The man thanked him.

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