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11/27 - A man saw someone crouched near his girlfriend’s car at a Main Street apartment and yelled at him. His girlfriend came to the door and heard a “hissing” sound and saw the man letting the air out of her tire. She chased him for about a block. She gave police the name of the man she chased, but police were unable to find him.

11/28 - A woman went to see her daughter at her house on Wenatchee Ave. NE, where, she reported, a man yelled profanities at her and wouldn’t let her in the house. Police checked on the daughter and stated in the report that she was OK.

- A Nespelem man was stopped because of a faulty brake light and ended up getting a ticket for not having insurance. The officer gave the man a warning on the brake light.

- A man on Stevens Avenue in Electric City was warned about his barking dog. He told the officer that he would take care of the complaint.

11/30 - A man walking around Coulee Medical Center was reminded that he had been banned from its property.

- A vehicle that was following a patrol car too closely was stopped and the officer found that the driver's license was suspended. She was cited and told not to drive.

- A lock on one of the L&M Storage units at Electric City was found cut. The person who cut the lock did not get inside the unit.

- An Electric City man in the North Dam Park area after closing was told to leave the area. He did so on foot.

- Police were informed of a male who appeared intoxicated throwing rocks and sticks at a house on Electric Boulevard. The person reporting the incident gave police a description. Police rapped on the door of the house and found a man dressed as the informant reported. He was told to stay out of the roadway.

- A Roosevelt Drive woman faces a driving-under-the-influence charge after the vehicle she was driving hit a parked car on the 300 block of Roosevelt Drive, police said. She admitted to drinking, according to the police report.

12/1 - A woman on E. Grand Coulee Avenue reported that someone had taken about one-fourth of her woodpile overnight.

- USBR Plant Protection reported a suspicious person near the Candy Point Trail. When contacted, the man said he was placing rocks to mark the trail.

12/2 - A woman who owns a vacant house on Center Street told police that someone had entered the house and has been staying inside. She requested more patrols on the street.

- A man known to be wanted on a warrant was taken from the Coulee Dam Casino to Grant County jail.

- Police checked on a report of a child in the roadway on west Grand Avenue in Electric City. The officer learned the child was on his way to the grocery store for food. The parent was advised that the child should not cross the highway unsupervised.

- A man in an east Grand Avenue apartment in Electric City told police that when he returned home he found two males in his apartment. Police searched the apartment; they didn’t find anyone.

- A man on Second Street in Electric City told police that a neighbor had some of his tools and keys and that he wanted them back. Police took the man to the place and helped get his items back.

- A caller from the Pleasant Valley area reported a loud bang. Police stated it was likely an echo from permitted fireworks being set off in Lincoln County.

- A school employee told police that someone had entered the grounds behind Center School by removing a gate and that tires were stolen off a trailer.

12/3 - A woman on West Grand Avenue in Electric City told police that she had rolled about $100 in quarters and put them on her dresser and when she returned later in the day they were gone. She told police who she thought might have taken the quarters.

- A Wilbur man was issued citations for driving a vehicle with expired tabs and no insurance after being stopped at SR-155 and B Street.

- A woman at the Spring Canyon Apartments told police that she heard a voice saying he had been robbed. Police couldn’t find any evidence of someone being robbed.

- Three people were advised that they couldn’t sleep in their vehicle at North Dam Park after hours. They left.

12/4 - A man on Sunny Drive in Electric City reported that someone had stolen his 14-foot trailer.

- Police were informed that a man had dropped a syringe while doing laundry at King’s Court. He told the police that it was for diabetic shots. Police asked where the needle was. The man said he put it in a disposable place, but when the officer couldn’t find it, the man was advised that the next time he had a call it would be investigated.

- A Bowen Street resident wanted on a Department of Corrections and two local warrants was arrested at the Coulee Dam Casino and taken to Grant County jail.

- Dispatch advised police of an open door at the city’s maintenance sheds. Police searched the sheds and then secured the door.

12/5 - Police checked on two dogs running loose near Division Street. The owner of one dog was warned about it running loose; the other owner couldn’t be reached.

- A Grand Coulee man who had been involved in a disagreement at Continental Heights was advised by police that he was banned from the property.

- A Weil Place man reported that a caller advised him that he would get some money from the government, and all he had to do was purchase $200 in iTunes cards. Later, he was called and told to purchase $500 of the cards. He got the cards at Safeway, but then realized it was a scam.

- A deer was struck by a vehicle on Coulee Blvd East in Electric City. The deer was dead when police arrived and the vehicle in question had left the area. Police dragged the animal from the roadway and notified the DOT.

12/6 - An intoxicated man in Electric City was given a ride to his mother’s house in Coulee Dam so he could sober up.

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