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Ritzville Police Department Dispatch Reports: Feb. 14, 2019

Jan. 24, 12:17 — A request was received from an elderly subject who fell on the ice in front of the Post Office and needed help getting into her car. An officer responded and assisted as needed. The city crew was contacted and requested to spread...

 

Ritzville Police Department Dispatch Reports: Feb. 7, 2019

Jan. 20, 19:35 — The PD responded to a residential fire on South Adams and assisted the Fire Department with traffic control as needed. Jan. 21, 10:38 — A complainant was received from a subject who had been looking at purchasing a vehicle... Full story

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    January 31, 2019

Ritzville tow truck stolen, recovered in northeastern Oregon

A Ritzville tow truck was stolen and was later found—along with the driver who allegedly stole it—in a northeastern Oregon town last week. According to Ritzville Police Chief Dave McCormick, the department received a phone call from the manager...

 

Ritzville Police Department Dispatch Reports: Jan. 31, 2019

Jan. 11, 17:58 — A report was received of a hit-and-run accident in the parking lot of the Gilson Gym. Both subjects were contacted and agreed to work the minor damage issue out between the two parties. Jan. 11, 22:18 — A complainant from an...

 

Ritzville Police Department Reports: Jan. 24, 2019

Jan. 9, 09:40 — A complainant was received regarding an older motor home parked on west Main Ave. and it smelled like sewer. An officer responded and did not note the sewer smell. The owner was contacted and to remove the vehicle by tomorrow or it...

 

Ritzville Police Department Dispatch Reports: Jan. 17, 2019

Jan. 1, 04:21 — East Alder a complainant called reporting he believed someone had been messing with his medication and trespassing in his residence. An officer responded and spoke with the complainant for some time and a referral was made to Adams...

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Reports: Jan. 10, 2019

Dec. 31, 2:22 p.m. — A Ritzville complainant advised of several subjects in two vehicles shooting firearms and that the rounds were ricocheting near them. Two officers responded to the scene and determined that the subjects were shooting in a safe...

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Reports: Dec. 20, 2018

Dec. 11, 5:11 p.m.—A Lind complainant advised of what was first believed to be a male subject in a field on E 5th Street yelling and screaming. The complainant later called and advised that it was a female screaming and a male subject was near...

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Reports

Nov. 4, 6:22 a.m. — A Lind complainant advised of a suspicious vehicle parked on E 3rd Street. The listed subject was at the empty residence attempting to install carpeting in the dark for a family that is moving in later that day. Nov. 4, 6:14...

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Reports

Oct. 21, 10:16 a.m. — While in the Ritzville impound yard on an unrelated detail, it was noticed that the west wire fencing had been cut and a vehicle parked nearby was broken into. It is unknown when this occurred. The fence was repaired by...

 

Adams County Sheriff’s Office Reports

Aug. 10, 10:36 p.m. – Washtucna complainant advised of a fire on South Haase Road. Deputy Ned Bernath responded, and the fire had been extinguished prior to him arriving on scene. Aug. 10, 4:20 p.m. – Lind complainant came to the Sheriff’s... Full story

 

Adams County Sheriff’s Office Reports

Aug. 5, 12:04 p.m. – Complainant advised of a red pickup stuck in a cattle guard on East Danekas Road in Ritzville. Aug. 5, 3:17 p.m. – Complainant advised of a deceased person in a residence on Cooper Avenue. Aug. 6, 9:37 a.m. – Several... Full story

 

Adams County Sheriff’s Office Reports

Aug. 22, 4:28 p.m. - Disorderly conduct was reported on West Second Street in Lind. Aug. 22, 6:37 p.m. – A Lind complainant advised they were flying their drone on West Seventh Street. The drone just took off from them and complainant was unable... Full story

 

Adams County Sheriff’s Office Reports

Aug. 13, 7:45 a.m. – A Lind complainant advised dispatch of a single-vehicle collision on West First Street. Deputy Juan Garcia responded to the area and took a report after he found no one was in need of medical assistance. Aug. 13, 9:39 a.m. ...

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

July 31, 9:19 a.m. – A stolen vehicle was reported on East Sackman Road.. July 31, 10:06 p.m. – A Ritzville complainant said he saw three male subjects walking from Gun Club Road toward the Texaco Gas Station. After finding out there was a brush...

 

Adams County Sheriff’s Office Reports

July 19, 11:41 a.m. – A Washtucna complainant requested a vehicle history report for a junk vehicle on North Main Street. July 19, 4:19 p.m. – An abandoned vehicle was reported behind a building on West First Street in Lind. July 19, 8:24 p.m....

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

July 3, 6:09 p.m. – A Ritzville complainant reported a rollover accident at East Urquhart Road and North Wahl Road. The vehicle was blocking the driveway of the property owner. The property owner received a call from the Sheriff’s Office stating... Full story

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

Jan. 5, 11:59 a.m. – A Lind complainant requested contact at West Main Street regarding the delivery of a city bill. Deputy Ned Bernath responded and spoke with the complainant. Jan. 6, 10:43 p.m. – A complainant advised they were stuck in the...

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

Dec. 27, 4:09 p.m. – Deputies to the complaint of a dog chasing a young girl and attacking another dog on Apple Alley Lance in Hatton. The contacted owner of the dog, stated they would help pay for the vet bill for the injured animal and secure...

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

August 31, 8:51a.m.—A Ritzville complainant on North Adams Street requested assistance with a report of a domestic violence. Deputy Jeff Lane responded. August 31, 11:47 a.m.—A Ritzville complainant on North Adams Street requested assistance... Full story

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

April 5, 4:03 p.m. – A Moses Lake resident advised of traffic accident and property damage on west Rosenoff Road in Ritzville. Unknown driver left scene before emergency personnel arrived. April 6, 12:21 a.m. – A Hatton complainant advised of...

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

Dec. 21, 10:18 a.m. – A complainant reported the door on a building at East Presnel Road in Lind was open. Deputy Jeff Lane checked the building. It was thought wind had blown the door open and the owner of the building would check the building... Full story

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Reports

July 6, 10:18 p.m.- A Lind complainant on West Third Street advised of loud noise coming from their neighbor’s house. Deputy Hunter Klewin contacted the subject and advised them to keep the noise down. July 7, 9:03 a.m.- Sergeant Ben Buriak and...

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Reports

June 18, 10:36 a.m.- Deputy Ned Bernath responded to a verbal altercation on East Second Street in Lind. The complainant only wanted the incident reported for now. June 18, 11:41 a.m.- Deputy Bernath transported a subject to Adams County Sheriff’s...

 

Adams County Sheriff's Office Reports

June 12, 3:12p.m.- Complainant requested extra patrol on North E Street in Lind. Complainant reported that a student who was banned from promotion had planned on showing up anyway. June 12, 10:15 p.m.- Deputy Darryl Barnes was dispatched to a report...

 

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