The police blotter relates to the public record of incidents as reported by law enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information printed is preliminary and subject to change.
Rainier Police Department
• Officers responded to a residential alarm. It was set off accidentally.
• Officers were dispatched to a family disturbance. Peace was restored.
• A local resident reported fraudulent activity on their bank account.
• Officers assisted a motorist who accidentally drove off the roadway. No injuries were reported.
• A caller was concerned about a vehicle that was parked and partially blocking a lane of travel. The vehicle was gone when an officer arrived at the location.
• A woman reported that she was driving a friend to Vancouver. Along the way, they stopped at a local store to use the restroom. When the woman came out, the friend and vehicle were gone. The woman wanted to report the vehicle as stolen. The vehicle was not registered to the woman and the parties had been alternating as drivers. The registered owner did not contact police to report the vehicle as stolen.
• Officers responded to a false residential burglar alarm.
• An officer went to check on a report of a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was no longer in the area when the officer arrived.
• A caller reported two dogs that had been involved in a fight and was worried about their welfare. An officer spoke to the dog’s owner who advised that her sister came to visit and brought her dog. One of the dogs was in heat and the two got into a tiff. The victim dog was taken to the vet to be checked out.
• A local business reported receiving a counterfeit $100 bill.
• A possible domestic situation was referred to the district attorney’s office for review.
• An officer assisted a motorist who had a flat tire.
• An officer attempted to stop a bicyclist that was riding on the shoulder of Highway 30 without lighting or reflectors in the early morning hours. The rider refused to stop despite repeated attempts to get him to comply.
• A woman called saying that she received a text and believed that her boyfriend was going to hurt himself. Officers were able to locate the man, who said he had no intention of hurting himself, but thought she may have claimed that to have police contact him as the couple was not currently getting along.
• A reporting party advised they saw two ‘shady’ looking men go into a store. No persons matching the caller’s description were found in the area.