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Nuisance dogs could be taken


An owner could have his dogs taken away if he doesn’t address the ongoing issue of the dogs barking.

The dogs, located on Grand Coulee Avenue, are constantly barking and running at large, resulting in 20 calls made through Multi Agency Communication Center dispatch in 2018 alone. Each call cost the city $29.42, or $588.40 total.

Police Chief John Tufts said that whoever reports the dogs doesn’t want to just call the police station directly, and may be calling the non-emergency MACC number, which charges the city the same rate as it would for an emergency 911 call.

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