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AM Scanner Traffic — 10.2.15

  • 11:59 a.m. Traffic Problem -- Large, yellow loader weaving on road @ n/b Idaho Road/Hayden Ave, Rathdrum Prairie.
  • 11:42 a.m. Indecent Exposure -- Male taking pants off to relieve himself along I-90 b/n 4th St/15th St, CdA.
  • 11:24 a.m. Loose Turtle? -- Officer wonders if there's been a sighting of a 30-pound turtle near Cedar St/Aspen Way.
  • 10:58 a.m. Utility Problem -- Phone line is down @ 9800 block of Maple St/Hayden.
  • 10:46 a.m. Industrial Accident? -- Northern Lakes official pronounces: "Drill complete."
  • 10:38 a.m. Industrial Accident? -- Rescuers lowering electrocution victim from 60-70 feet (9:51 item)
  • 10:30 a.m. Burn Victim (via @KHQVictor) -- Autopsy for victim in Thursday's I-90 fire is scheduled for today.
  • 10:04 a.m. Industrial Accident? -- Patient at Rathdrum power plant breathing on own, needs extrication (9:51 item).
  • 10:01 a.m. Suicide Threat -- CPD officers have taken male into protective custody (9:59 item).
  • 9:59 a.m. Suicide Threat -- Male standing on railing of Govt Way bridge over w/b I-90, threatening to jump.
  • 9:51 a.m. Industrial Accident? -- CPR in progress on individual @ Rathdrum power plant who may have been electrocuted on elevated platform about 70 to 80 feet above ground. (May be a drill, can't tell)
  • 9:35 a.m. Bank Alarm -- Silent panic alarm from Teller #4 @ Idaho Independent Bank/Riverstone.
  • 9:23 a.m. Illegal Parking -- Officer tags vehicle that's parked too close to Fernan Lake boat launch.
  • 8:57 a.m. Sheriff's Log -- Kootenai County Sheriff's Office calls for service for Sept. 1-2 here.
  • 8:53 a.m. No Seatbelts -- 4 children aren't wearing seatbelts in back seat of pickup on H95/Coeur d'Alene area.
  • 8:21 a.m. Road Hazard -- Contractor performing work for Hayden Pines Water District blocking stop sign w/truck.

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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