The wayward wind is a restless wind

Tom Holm

Items in this column are pulled from police logs from around the region.

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A Lewiston resident was upset at a property manager on 10th Avenue who routinely throws parties and screams karaoke. The property manager was advised of the noise complaint and to pick an easier song — nobody can hit the high notes in “Take On Me” by A-ha.

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A Pullman resident called 911 about an unspecified medical condition. An officer responded and determined it was a bug bite and not an emergency. The resident was told not to be scared of a skeeter bite.

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Someone stole a trampoline from outside a residence on Hepton Lane in Lewiston. No suspect was identified in the bouncy burglary, though officers sprung into action.

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A 911 caller was suspicious of a man spray-painting a bicycle and switching parts on the 1400 block of Main Street in Lewiston. The man informed police the bike belongs to him and he was painting it “for the artistic value.”

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A Lewiston man with a blanket on his head was reported walking in and out of traffic on the 100 block of Thain Road.

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A Lewiston man was upset about loud yard maintenance on the 300 block of Fifth Street. Officers found it was a standard leaf blower and push mower doing routine yard care at 7:30 a.m.

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A Lewiston woman called 911 over a dog that is “always” running loose and is “always pregnant” on perhaps her 10th litter. The animal control officer took the dog to a shelter. The woman reported she is now receiving threatening voicemails from a neighbor.

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A Clarkston woman reported she left her phone in a port-a-potty and when she returned to look for it, it was missing. The poo place phone purloiner was not located.

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A Moscow man was reported wearing a black cape and hood and walking on the sidewalk of West Pullman Road. Police contacted the bargain Batman and determined no crime was committed.

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A Moscow man called 911 after seeing a squirrel fall dead out of a tree and land in the middle of the sidewalk on North Washington Street. Officers advised the man there is nothing they can do for a dead squirrel.

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A Pullman resident was upset with subjects shining flashlights in their yard on Northwest Robert Street. Officers responded and learned several people were trying to find a loose cat.

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A Pullman driver ran his car over a curb and sustained minor damage because he avoided hitting a rabbit crossing the road on Southeast Crestview Street. The man was hop-ful a police report would help with insurance costs.

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Pullman police responded to a domestic dispute, but when they arrived they learned a man was yelling at his computer over a document not uploading right and no crime was committed.

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A dead beaver was reported in the middle of the Paradise Creek bridge in Pullman. An officer responded to remove it but couldn’t locate the dam thing.

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A Pullman resident was scared there was a burglar in their residence on Southwest Prairie Court. When police arrived it was determined a small child had gotten lost and made his way into the home.

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A Pullman driver was cited for using his parent’s disabled placard to park in handicap spots despite the man being able bodied. The handi-caper was quickly solved.

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A Pullman resident reported someone left their boa constrictor loose in a residence on Northeast Markley Drive. The resident wanted the case documented by police, but didn’t want to put the owner in a bind.

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Holm may be contacted at (208) 848-2275 or tholm@lmtribune.com. Follow him on Twitter @TomHolm4.

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