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3/10 - A man on Kelso Avenue said his air compressor, which he built himself, had been stolen, valued between $375-$500. An officer had him draw the air compressor. The man said two other men he saw in the area were possible suspects.

3/12 - A suspicious person was reported on Midway Avenue peering into a business window with a flashlight. The person turned out to be the business owner who was working on a window, and was there with tools and other workers around 11:20 p.m.

- A man wanted on an arrest warrant was arrested on Jackson Avenue and taken to Grant County Jail.

3/13 - A Bowen Street woman reported a possible burglary at her residence. She heard something on her back porch. An officer noted no signs of anyone having been back there, and noted that since it had been snowing, any footprints would have been obvious.

3/14 - A vehicle driving without a front license plate was pulled over near Pole Park. The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license, and the car was released to the registered owner who was also there.

3/15 - A couple from Granger Avenue said their vehicles had been prowled. A wallet with a cross on it was stolen from the woman along with credit cards and $80 in cash, and she said the thief burned a hole in her seat with a cigarette. The man said a couple of $6 sunglasses was stolen from his truck. They believe the vehicles were prowled around dinner time, as the woman remembers locking both vehicles with a keyfob before going to sleep.

- An Electric City woman said she was assaulted by her husband in Coulee Dam the night before, which she reported to tribal police. She was worried he could hurt her again. Police told her to call 911 if he showed up at her place.

- A GMC Silverado stolen from Hill Avenue was found abandoned in Lincoln County. The owner said the keys and been left in the unlocked vehicle before it was stolen.

3/16 - An intoxicated male at the bar in Electric City was refusing to leave and arguing with the bartender. An officer spoke to the man who said he didn’t want to go, but he and his friend were convinced to leave and given rides to their homes.

- Bowen Street residents were told of a complaint about loud music around their fire pit. The residents had gone inside by the time the officer arrived.

3/12 - Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said they had probable cause to suspect a coulee area man for burglary and for a felon being in possession of a firearm. The man was seen driving a truck near E Street. He was arrested, and was found with a glass pipe the man said was a meth pipe, a bag of a crystal-like substance, and a bank card belonging to a man in jail, who said no one should have any of his cards. A Lincoln County deputy took the suspect to jail. The arresting officer is requesting charges of possession of a controlled substance as well theft for being in possession of the card. The man’s truck was towed.


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