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12/12 - Police were called to Coulee Vision Center, where a domestic dispute was going on in front of the building. The dispute was verbal only and police left the scene.

- A burglary was pursued by police at a Goodfellow Avenue house. Someone had entered the house, unoccupied at the time, but nothing seemed to have been taken.

- USBR Plant Protection advised police that a woman was screaming and acting strangely on a trail near Riley Point. Police talked with the woman who stated she didn’t need help.

- A woman reported to police that her boyfriend had left the Spokane Way residence where they had been staying with their two children and never returned. He had said he was going to get food at Safeway.

12/13 - A man parked at North Cascades Bank had his truck roll free and across Midway Avenue, striking two vehicles. The man ran after the rolling vehicle but fell down as he entered Midway.

- Police were informed that two people were sleeping in the bathroom at Body by Dam. An officer advised the pair that they were banned from the business. The two said they understood and would not return.

- Dispatch advised police of a disabled truck and trailer. Police looked for the rig but couldn’t find it.

- A person on Burdin Boulevard told police about a possible animal cruelty issue in the area. Police checked and found the dog in question had food and water and appeared to be in good health. The owner of the dog was advised to keep tabs on his dog in this cold weather.

- Dispatch told police that a man had called saying there was a trailer on fire, and then it was changed to “well, not yet.” Police went to the location, where a man said that he had an electrical problem but that it had been corrected.

12/14 - Police checked on a loose dog on Washington Place in Electric City. When it was confirmed who the dog belonged to it was encouraged to go inside the gate.

12/15 - A man was arrested for trespassing and assault after he reportedly entered the Grand Coulee Manor on Continental Heights using a code that he had obtained from someone. He and a girlfriend entered the common area, where they helped themselves to coffee and cookies. The manager observed them and ordered them out. As they were leaving, the man allegedly fought with the manager. The man and woman were followed, which set off the man, who allegedly hurled a full soup can at the manager and jumped on him. Police arrested the man, who said he had a staph infection, so the officer was careful putting the cuffs on. Police issued him a citation for assault and trespassing. He wasn’t taken to jail because police didn’t think jail personnel would take him with the staph infection.

12/16 - Someone kicked in a door at the All American Spacer Company on Division Street and took a variety of items from a storage area. Among the items taken were an outboard motor, a tent, some mining equipment, fireworks and frozen meat.

12/17 - A man was stopped above the dam when an officer noticed that his tabs had expired. The officer found that the man’s license was suspended, and he didn’t have insurance. He was cited for all the infractions.

12/18 - An officer went to a Dill Avenue location after receiving a call about loud music. He was told that the music had been turned down. The officer asked that the music be turned down more.

- A man on Palmer Avenue in Electric City reported to police that he saw a man taking things out of a shed and followed him to a residence on West Grand Avenue. Police talked with a man there, who said no one had brought any items to his house.

- Police stopped a vehicle because of a faulty brake light. As the officer talked with the driver, he saw a man in the vehicle who was wanted on a warrant for his arrest. The man with the warrant was taken to Grant County jail, and the driver was told to fix the light.

- Police located a woman who allegedly took a bottle of liquor from Safeway without paying for it. She took the bottle and hurriedly got into a van that was running and driven by a man. The two were located and cited for theft. Both were from Coulee Dam.

- Police checking doors on Main Street found Loepps used furniture door unlocked. The door was secured.

- A man was reported yelling in the area of Hill Avenue and Martin Road. Police talked to the man, who said his girlfriend had been arrested and he was waiting for her to be released. He was sitting in a car, and police found that he didn’t have a driver’s license and that the registration had expired. He was told not to drive and to keep the noise down.

12/19 - A report that a man was snooping around a residence on Third Street brought police. The man told police he had been looking for the resident of the house and that while looking he heard water running, then found a leak near the hot water tank. He said he planned to return in the daytime and fix the leak. Police contacted the resident who was out of town, and she stated it was OK for the man to be there.

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