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10/6 - An Electric City man told police that he wanted to get a no-contact court order against his father after having a dispute with him over a trailer.

- Police responded to a suicidal call at a West Grand Avenue residence and talked to a woman who said she intended to harm herself. Police took her to Coulee Medical Center where it was determined that she had a high concentration of alcohol in a blood sample. A mental health official told police that they wouldn’t see the woman until she was no longer under the effects of alcohol.

- A man on East Coulee Boulevard in Electric City told police that his ex-girlfriend told him she was coming back and he wanted to keep her out of the house. He said he was packing her things and would place them in a vehicle she was coming to retrieve. He had asked how he could get a court order tro keep her out of the house.

10/7 - A woman who violated a no-trespassing sign at the rodeo grounds was told to leave and not return.

- A woman on Weil Place told police she heard someone during the night outside her house. In daylight, police could see footprints.

- A woman on Noble Road reported a dead deer on the roadway. Police removed it.

10/8 - Police tried to find the owner of an abandoned car in front of Loepp Furniture. It appeared that a wheel bearing had broken.

- Police noticed a man in the Safeway parking lot who had a warrant for his arrest. He was taken to Grant County jail.

10/10 - Police told a man on E Street that he had been warned a number of times about playing music too loud, and if the officer had to come again he would be cited.

- A man on Center Street told police that someone had taken binoculars from his car. He said the binoculars cost $279.

- Dogs barking day and night at a residence on East Grand Avenue in Electric City got attention from police. Police tried to contact the owner of the dogs.

- A man on West Grand Avenue was told if he didn’t keep his dog from barking, he would be cited.

- USBR Plant Protection told police that there were two cars in the lower Visitor Center parking lot. When they asked why the cars were suspicious, police were told that when security drove by someone looked at them suspiciously.

10/11 - A woman told police that a man living at Continental Heights had a dog that looked like it was starving. Police checked on the dog and found it to be healthy, with food and drink nearby.

- Police were advised that someone had tried to enter a house on Fourth Street in Electric City. The garage door had been forced and someone apparently tried to enter the basement by kicking on the door.

- Dispatch advised an officer that a dog had fallen from a pickup and that the driver stopped and tossed the dog in the back. Police looked for the driver of the pickup but couldn’t locate the vehicle.

- A thief siphoning gas at a house on Cedar Street was almost caught by police, who found the gas can and siphon hose.

10/12 - An Electric City man was interviewed by police after he fell asleep at the wheel and ran off the road in Lincoln County. He said a co-worker took him to where he could call his girlfriend, who took him to Coulee Medical Center. He told police he wasn’t wearing his seatbelt. The report was sent to Lincoln County officials.

- A resident requested extra patrols for Burdin Boulevard.

10/13 - MPH Repair on Midway Avenue reported that someone had stolen a generator and gas can from the business.

- Police are investigating a burglary at a residence on Third Street in Electric City. A person who is involved with health care at the residence said a door to the house and a door to a shed had been forced. The report stated that a silver platter, some tools and a generator were known to be missing.

10/14 - A one-car accident on Hill avenue caused about $1,000 damage to the vehicle, which had left the road and hit a rock.

- A Grand Coulee woman reported that someone had taken the license from her utility trailer.

- Two men, one a juvenile, admitted entering a house on Dill Avenue and taking a bow and arrow and a poster. The pair face charges of residential burglary, third-degree theft and being in possession of stolen property.

10/15 - Police told a man who had fallen asleep in the restroom at North Dam Park that he had to move on.

- A Coulee Dam woman who claimed she had permission to drive a car was told to turn the car off. A person in charge of the car came and took possession of it.

- Police noticed padlocks pried off storage units on A Street. The doors were secured and an effort was made to advise the owner.

- Police checked on a report that a child had been locked inside a vehicle. They found that a dog had hit the lock button. A key was found and the door was unlocked.

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