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Last updated 1/13/2021 at 8:57am

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1/5 - A man on Bay Area Drive was fine when police checked on his well being at the request of his sister. The man was surprised she sent the police to check on him. 

- A woman on Kelso Avenue reported a van parked in her driveway. The registered owner is her sister, she explained to an officer. The officer said he couldn’t tow off of private property, but did leave a voice message for the sister. 

1/8 - Police checked on a vehicle parked at the Grand Coulee office for Grant County Mental Health. The vehicle was reported as suspicious because of severe body damage and a broken rear windshield. The owner of the vehicle approached the officer looking at the vehicle and asked if he needed to move it, to which the officer told him no.

- Police responded to a report of loose pigs on E Street. Police warned the owner of the pigs about having animals at large within the city.

- A Grand Coulee officer helped Coulee Dam police execute a search warrant for stolen property and narcotics at an apartment on River Drive in Coulee Dam. The apartment was unoccupied at the time. A crystal-like substance found in the living room field tested positive for meth.

1/7 - An Electric City woman reported receiving threatening texts from an unknown person that started by asking for money then threatened to kill her and her family. The number was traced to a company out of Fresno, California. The number is suspected to be from a text app or from wifi text.

1/8 - Four propane tanks were reported stolen from Prims Place, valued at about $100.

1/9 - A Park Avenue man said that in the morning fog he saw a man place items in his dumpster. When he confronted the man, the man walked off. The complainant reported the items to police, including a power bank, an allen wrench set, a sock, a jewelry box with mixed nuts and raisins inside, and a post office key. All items were collected by police as found property. 

- Police were unable to capture a loose husky on Burdin Boulevard with a rope attached to it. 

1/10 - Police were able to get a loose German shepherd on Burdin Boulevard into a police car, but with no tags on the animal and the vet closed, they gave it some food and let it loose again.

- Police took a photo of damage done to a cellar door on Jackson Avenue. 

- Police helped other residents get loose pigs back to their home on E Street. The owner was warned about the pigs getting loose on multiple occasions. 

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1/4 - A suspicious vehicle was reported in the Harvest Foods parking lot after a man was denied buying alcohol. Police saw the vehicle driving nearby and followed it towards the Elmer City Access Road, where it turned into the oncoming lane of the traffic. The car was pulled over and the man was ultimately cited for driving under the influence after testing for a blood alcohol content of between 0.28 and 0.29, with the legal limit being 0.08. 

1/9 - A woman staying at the Columbia River Inn was cited for false reporting for repeatedly calling 911 in recent days with only incoherent things to say. She had been warned about misusing 911 in previous incidents prior to being cited.


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