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4/4 Both parties in a domestic dispute that involved an infant are each being charged, the woman for fourth-degree domestic violence and the man for first-degree trespassing.

4/5 - A Nespelem man driving in Electric City was cited for not having a driver’s license. He had been seen driving by an officer who knew his license had been suspended.

4/6 - Police checked into a suspicious package outside the Senior Center. The package contained an “old shirt” that was discarded in the dumpster.

- Police were asked to stand by as a State Liquor Control official dealt with an issue that had to do with a bartender serving an underage person at Banks Lake Pub.

4/9 - Two males were seen about 100 yards south of Four Corners, where one was on the ground. When checked, the man on the ground was unresponsive to voice, but reacted to pain. An ambulance was called, but before it got there the man got to his feet and started to walk away. He refused medical assistance.

4/7 - An officer responding to a barking dog complaint on Goodfellow in Electric City found no one home.

4/9 - Coulee Hardware officials told police that two women in their 20s had entered the store and stolen bolt cutters and a game camera. Store officials had captured the two on video, but no one knew the identities of the pair.

4/10 - Police arrested and jailed a man after he allegedly caused a disturbance at a Spokane Boulevard residence. A frequent visitor at the house, after he was confronted about taking tools, he allegedly threatened another man with a pool stick and later threatened to cut him, then went outside and threw things against the trailer and turned off the electricity. He fled to a Delano house, where he was picked up by a Grant County Sheriff’s deputy.

- A man told police that his ex-girlfriend had come in while he was gone and messed up the apartment. He said he knew it was her because the baby clothes were gone. The two had one child together. While there, dispatch advised the officer that another man in the apartment had a warrant for his arrest. That man was arrested and taken to Grant County jail. The officer told the apartment resident that the issue was a civil matter and that he would need to seek recourse in court.

- A man who was stopped for expired tabs was cited for not having insurance.

4/11 - A woman on Lakeview Avenue in Electric City told police that someone had entered their motorhome through a window and stolen a TV. She said that they hadn’t been in the motorhome since February.

4/12 - After his dog had chased someone into city hall, a man who has a shop near there in Electric City was told that he needed to keep his dog on a leash and that he needed to register it. The man said he would register his dog, and the report stated that if he didn’t he would be cited.

- A Tacoma man who told police he had arrived by bus got himself into a heap of trouble, allegedly punching a man just sitting in his car in front of Center Lodge, and tearing down the American flag in front of the motel. He acknowledged to the officer that he’d had too much to drink. An officer had to taser him to keep him under control. Charges include obstructing law enforcement, resisting arrest, fourth-degree assault, disorderly conduct and malicious mischief. He was taken to Grant County jail.

- A woman who resides on Main Street told police that someone had been stealing gas from her vehicle since December. She said she didn’t know how much gas was taken because the gas gauge wasn’t working.

4/13 - A Keller woman was stopped because of a faulty headlamp on her vehicle and the officer found that she had neither driver’s license nor insurance. She was cited for not having a license and warned on the other issues.

4/13- A Nespelem woman known to have a suspended license was stopped near the overlook area just above Grand Coulee Dam and issued a citation.

- A man on Fourth Street in Electric City called 911 to ask what hours the senior center was open. He was told by police that 911 was for emergencies only.

- A woman on Main Street told police that she had heard five gunshots in the area. Police checked the area and couldn’t turn up any problem.

4/14 - Police were informed that a child was throwing rocks at kids when they got off the bus at Ronald Drive. No one was home at the location when police went there.

4/15 - A woman called police from Coulee Dam and asked for an ambulance, stating that she was having a reaction to taking methamphetamines. She was transported to Coulee Medical Center.

- A juvenile was issued a citation for driving with an out-of-date learner’s permit. He had been stopped because of a brake light and mudflap violation. He was warned on these issues.

- A man on King Street, wanted on a felony arrest warrant, was picked up by police after being seen outside the residence. When police turned into the driveway, they lost sight of him but found him trying to get inside the trunk of a car through the back seat. He was taken to Grant County jail on the warrant.

- While an officer was in Coulee Dam, he saw a woman walking on Birch Street he knew to be wanted on a felony warrant. He advised a Coulee Dam officer, who took the woman into custody.

- A Keller woman was cited for failing to stop at an intersection and for driving with a suspended license. A licensed driver took over driving.

- A man known as having a suspended license was seen driving on Sunny Drive in Electric City and stopped. He was cited for driving while suspended. A licensed driver arrived to take charge of the vehicle.


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