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1/3 - The manager of the Spring Canyon Apartments told police that someone had entered one of the apartments. He said that he had opened up all the blinds and locked the door the previous day, but he found the blinds pulled shut the next day. The manager said the person on the lease was in jail and that whoever had been in the apartment was not authorized to be there. Police entered the apartment but no one was there.

- Police were called to the Spring Canyon Apartments where, they were advised, people were arguing and it was turning violent. Police found that one of the individuals had been trying to deliver food to a daughter when a person in one of the apartments got into an argument with them.

1/4 - A woman in Electric City told officers that she had a phone call telling her she needed to send money or her electrical service would be shut off. It was determined that it was a fraudulent call.

- Police responded to a barking dog incident at a West Grand Avenue location in Electric City. The owner of the dog was given a warning.

- A woman told police that she was concerned about children not be cared for at a Stevens Avenue location in Electric City. Police went to the location and found that the children appeared to be well cared for.

1/6 - Police went to a location on Burdin Boulevard because of a report that a man and woman were arguing. Police found that the man was upset because his driveline was broken.

1/7 - Police were asked to check on the welfare of a man walking on Crest in Electric City. The police found a man walking carrying two frozen pizzas, a half bottle of wine, and singing “Bad Company.” The man was told to stay out of the street.

- The owner of CJ’s Storage reported that someone had cut the lock on one of the units and had attempted to cut another lock. The renter of the unit was advised.

- A woman on Stevens Avenue in Electric City told police she was afraid to go into her residence because she was afraid that a woman inside would harm her. Police arrested the woman inside for harassment and took her to Grant County jail also on a separate warrant that had been earlier posted for failure to appear in court on a permit violation.

1/8 - A 88-year-old man from Coulee Dam will receive a citation in the mail for hit-and-run property damage after he allegedly hit a tree while at King’s Court RV Park.

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12/26 - An officer gave a woman whose car was stalled a ride to Elmer City since it was snowy and cold outside.

12/27 - A report of a suspicious person on foot near the credit union turned out to be nothing, as the officer drove throughout the area and couldn’t locate anyone.

- A person who gave a Montana address was cited for driving with a revoked license. He was stopped because his license plate was covered with snow.

12/29 - An officer responded to a vehicle fire in Elmer City to assist in traffic control. The vehicle was near two trailers and the fire was quickly brought under control.

12/30 - A woman on Pine Street reported that she heard the alarm on her car go off as it was parked in her garage. When she investigated she found that her car keys were missing. Nothing else was taken.

- A town employee advised that when he checked the public restroom at Mason City Park the area was clean, but that there was a person locked in one of the stalls. When he returned he found the toilet plugged with a book and towel. He identified the person to police.

- A driver was warned for not making a full stop coming out of the credit union’s driveway on


- Police returned a bag of de-

icer and a snow shovel to a man on Camas Street who had reported them stolen.

- A window was open at a house that has been vacant, but officers didn’t go in the house.

1/1 - An 18-year-old driver was stopped after an officer noticed his brake light wasn’t working properly. The officer learned that the man’s license had been suspended since January 2016. A licensed driver took charge of the vehicle.

- A Wilbur man asked police to check on his mother who lives on Cedar Street. He said he had been trying to reach her but couldn’t and was concerned. Police checked on the woman and found that she was fine, and then notified the son.

1/2 - An ambulance crew treated a person on Cedar Street who had run out of the pills they were taking.

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