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UNPAID TICKETS: While on patrol the morning of March 6, a Buckley officer stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was found to be driving with a suspended license, due to unpaid tickets. He was cited and released, with his vehicle legally parked.

DISTURBANCE: At 9:30 p.m. March 6, officers responded to an 8th Avenue residence after hearing of a domestic dispute. It was determined the dispute was verbal only and the man agreed to leave the house for the night.

ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING: Officers were dispatched the afternoon of March 7 to an address of 272nd Avenue after taking a report of an accident, self-inflicted gunshot. Officers contacted a 21-year-old man who had discharged the firearm. He was transported for treatment.

NOT A VICTIM: Officers arrived at a state Route 410 location March 8 after hearing of an assault. They were told by a 17-year-old girl that another female had splashed a soda in her face. She declined to press charges.

SHOPLIFTING: Officers were dispatched at 5 p.m. March 9 to a business on state Route 410 where a 13-year-old from Bonney Lake was being held for shoplifting. Officers contacted the suspect’s mother and he was released into her custody.

ACCIDENT: At 9:40 a.m. March 10, police responded to a collision at the intersection of Main and A streets. It was determined one person might have had minor injuries and one vehicle needed to be impounded. The at-fault driver was given an infraction.

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