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3/20 - An Electric City man reported that a vacated travel trailer had its door swinging in the wind. Police determined that the trailer was leaking and had no real value, but they informed the owner of the property where the trailer was stored of the situation. The door was secured by police.

3/25 - An occupant of a Main Street apartment told police that water was coming into the apartment from a vacant apartment one story up. A city worker turned off the water to the apartment that was leaking water, and the owner of the apartment complex was to be notified.

3/27 - An Electric City man wanted on a Department of Corrections warrant was seen driving on Roosevelt Drive, stopped and arrested. After confirmation of the warrant the man was taken to Grant County jail.

- A woman living in Continental Heights complained to police of the apartment manager entering her apartment for an inspection. The apartment manager informed police that the woman had been advised a week earlier of the inspection, which is allowed under the lease agreement.

- A man on Gold Avenue in Electric City who suffers from Alzheimer’s told police there were people in his house who wouldn’t leave. Police had been to his house on several occasions on similar calls. Police informed Adult Protective Services of the continuing problem.

3/28 - An Electric City woman complained to police that her ex-boyfriend had been harassing her, the latest incident at Safeway. She told police that she was going to ask the court to get an order to prevent continuing harassment.

- A Delano woman told police that there was someone in the attic grinning at her. The police report stated that the woman was known to have dementia. Police were going to advise Adult Protective Services of the problem.

- Police asked that two motorcycles be removed from the sidewalk in front of Hi-Dam Tavern. They were removed promptly.

3/29 - A West Cardinal Road man was arrested on a warrant and taken to Grant County jail.

3/30 - Child Protective Services asked police to check on residents at a Grand Coulee address. Police said everything was OK at that address.

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3/25 - Police checked on a report of a door open on a van somewhere on Columbia Avenue. The officer notified the owner, who had forgotten to close the door.

3/26 - Police got a report of a suspected drunken driver on River Drive. The patrolman followed the vehicle and reported that he didn’t notice any irregularity in driving.

- Police gave an intoxicated man walking in traffic a ride to the Colville Indian Agency.

3/28 - An officer checked on a possible vehicle prowl at Coulee House Motel and found that it was a man who was trying to unlock the door.

- Police checked on a report of a man who had fallen at Mason City Park. The man explained that he was old, and he just wanted to get on a bus and go to Omak. A ride was found for him to Nespelem.

- Police were asked to check on a man living on Fir Street, who told police that he was fine. The party requesting the check was notified.

3/30 - An officer checked on a report that a man was looking into cars and might be prowling at the casino parking lot. Police advised him to stay away from the cars in the lot.

3/31 - Police contacted a man reportedly throwing things and causing a disturbance on Cedar Street. His wife reported that sometimes he acts out when he is drinking. She was advised to call police if she needed help. Later, police returned to the residence upon a report that the man had fallen. An ambulance was called, but he refused the transport to the hospital.

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