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PM Scanner Traffic — 7.20.12

  • 5:42 p.m. Suicide threat reported at Taco Bell restaurant on Appleway/CdA.
  • 5:32 p.m. Fire boat has 5 of the stranded people on board — a maximum — and is asking for help from U.S. Navy vessels en route to pick up the other 3 individuals. All 8 people & 3 dogs are safe.
  • 5:24 p.m. 8 people & 3 dogs have made shore in sinking pontoon boat but are now stranded near cement plant in old Lakeview on Lake Pend Oreille. 2 rescue boats en route from Bayview.
  • 4:54 p.m. Unconscious person reportedly hanging out of vehicle at Post Falls tattoo shop.
  • 4:48 p.m. Pontoon boat w/handicapped individuals on board partly submerged & taking on water in Lakeview area of Lake Pend Oreille.
  • 4:45 p.m. Business alarm sounds from Country Porch on Schreiber Way/CdA.
  • 4:43 p.m. Semi running doubles is swerving badly on e/b I-90 @ Spokane/PF.
  • 4:36 p.m. ISP release: “State highway 57 in the Priest Lake area, drivers are asked to use extreme caution due to the storms in the area there are trees and debris on the roadways.”.    
  • 4:35 p.m. Richard in 1100 block of W. Heron/Hayden reports computer stolen from residence.
  • 21 more items + AM Scanner Traffic below

  • 4:21 p.m. Traffic lights on Govt Way & Kathleen/CdA are all flashing red now.
  • 4:21 p.m. Horses are running loose @ Bitterroot & Silver Meadows/Athol.
  • 4:12 p.m. Resident in 2600 block of N12th reports strange package in mailbox.
  • 3:42 p.m. KXLY reports that power is out to 5500 homes in the Sandpoint area.
  • 3:37 p.m. ISP is w/trucker that was struck by hit-and-run vehicle on I-90 in Post Falls area.
  • 3:14 p.m. Eagles Club on West Wyoming/Hayden reports male asked to join organization before taking off all his clothes and running around property naked.
  • 3:08 p.m. Tree is down on w/b I-90 @ M/P 32 (east entrance to 4th of July), blocking 1 lane.
  • 3:06 p.m. Officer tells dispatcher “make a note that the wayward animal has made its way home.”
  • 2:44 p.m. 3 trees are down on power lines and a house knocking out power @ Alabama & Fivepoint/Rathdrum.
  • 2:43 p.m. Possible structure fire reported at Ramsey & Eachon/Rathdrum.
  • 2:35 p.m. Resident of Joe's Circle reports smoke from lightning strike nearby.
  • 2:26 p.m. Female reports to KCSD that male friend is in woods after texting 2 suicide threats.
  • 2:04 p.m. Officer checking on male & female panhandlers @ I-90 & NW Blvd/CdA.
  • 1:58 p.m. CPD has found a missing 110CC battery-powered child's 4-wheeler.
  • 1:57 p.m. Shoshone County is seeking 17YO runaway named Matthew (black T-shirt & shorts).
  • 1:10 p.m. Officer checking on suspicious male @ Centennial Trail trailhead, NW Blvd & Seltice Way.
  • 1:04 p.m. Animal control officer responding to report of dog bite at Harbor Island/Spokane River.
  • 12:54 p.m. Subaru w/cracked window appears abandoned in woods @ Orchard & Cynthia/Hayden.
  • 12:47 p.m. Young teens are panhandling @ i/s of e/b 90 & H95 onramp/CdA.
  • 12:45 p.m. Possible contraband is reported in residence in 7500 block of Spirit Lake Road.
  • 12:34 p.m. Ronald reports windows broken by golf balls in Nuthatch/Harrison home.
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