Sheriff's Report, August 28, 2014
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
August 18 – 2:13 p.m. A PUD employee requested a welfare check at an elderly Skamokawa resident’s home after he found the door open and did not get a response when he knocked. 4:03 p.m. A caller reported that a driver heading eastbound from Deep River with a boat in tow appeared to be intoxicated. 4:53 p.m. A vehicle backed into a patrol car at a Rosedale business. 5:03 p.m. A subject with two warrants was taken into custody. 6:30 p.m. A motorist reported a vehicle being driven erratically and at high speed heading westbound on SR 4 just west of County Line Park. 7:37 p.m. A caller reported seeing an agitated man chasing another man in Cathlamet. 7:42 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that a drone was flying over his home and following his children down the street; the sheriff’s office is investigating.
August 19 – 8:17 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Cathlamet residence to assist with a lift. 11:14 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that someone had tossed manure into his carport; he called back later to report that a cow was responsible. 11:38 a.m. A woman was taken into custody after the report of domestic violence at a park in Skamokawa. 11:53 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to aid a victim of assault at a park in Skamokawa. 2:13 p.m. An individual reported that his car had been sideswiped while he had been fishing at County Line Park.
August 20 – 2:00 a.m. The Grays River Fire Department responded when a Deep River resident reported a strong smell of smoke in the area; the fire department was unable to locate a fire and other districts were told to stand down. 10:30 a.m. A caller reported that two men were harassing customers at a Rosedale business. 12:30 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale toddler who drank some bleach. 1:19 p.m. A Deep River resident complained about an aggressive dog. 3:23 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to aid an Elochoman Valley resident who was having a seizure.
August 21 – 2:06 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to aid a Puget Island resident who was complaining of a neck injury from an ATV accident the day before. 4:23 p.m. A caller reported finding a syringe on the high school campus. 9:01 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to aid a Cathlamet resident who had gotten a chemical in her eye. 9:06 p.m. A water outage was reported on Messinger Hill; public works located the leak and advised that water would be out for a much wider area to the west for the rest of the night. 9:35 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported that an unknown vehicle was parked at the entrance to his field.
August 22 – 1:30 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to aid a Puget Island resident who was pregnant and in pain. 8:57 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance assisted a weakened Rosedale resident who slid to the floor when his aide had tried to transfer him to a wheelchair; the resident was transported to the hospital. 9:44 a.m. A caller reported that an individual had been assaulted at a Rosedale business. 9:47 a.m. A caller complained about an AC unit that was sitting precariously in the window of a second floor apartment in Cathlamet; the landlord was notified. 9:48 a.m. A Deep River resident reported being harassed by a neighbor. 10:24 a.m. A Cathlamet resident who had not been able to contact his building manager complained about a neighbor pounding on the walls during the day and night. 11:45 a.m. An alarm monitoring company requested a welfare check on a Rosburg resident; the company rescinded the request two minutes later. 12:58 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported receiving several phone calls from someone who was looking for credit card information. 2:41 p.m. The Cathlamet Fire Department and the Cathlamet ambulance assisted with the lift of an elderly Puget Island resident after a fall. 6:37 p.m. Youths were seen throwing tires onto SR 4 near the entrance to the school in Cathlamet; the youths were transported home, and deputies spoke with them and their parents. 7:44 p.m. A resident called to report that a friend was having problems with his “mentally ill” and “highly agitated” wife and that his friend has had to restrain her.
August 23 – 6:36 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to aid a Puget Island resident with a heart condition. 6:50 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to aid a man who was having an allergic reaction at a Rosedale business. 9:47 a.m. A welfare check was requested for two children in the Elochoman Valley. 10:34 a.m. A Rosburg resident heard calls for help and found an elderly man who had fallen in a nearby orchard; deputies and the Grays River ambulance responded. 11:06 a.m. A caller reported that a vehicle headed eastbound on SR 4 was being driven erratically and at high speed. 1:43 p.m. The Grays River ambulance responded to aid an elderly Deep River resident who was unable to walk due to deteriorating health. 3:00 p.m. A welfare check was requested when an unattended vehicle with front end damage was found on SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. 3:05 p.m. A caller reported a smoldering burn pile on the south side of SR 4 in the Skamokawa area. 4:59 p.m. A Rosburg resident reported a power outage in his neighborhood; the PUD responded and restored power. 5:52 p.m. A Rosburg resident reported that water was coming from their meter; the PUD responded. 8:34 p.m. A caller reported that two neighbors in the Skamokawa area were “burning”; deputies responded and extinguished both fires. 9:35 p.m. A caller reported a man who appeared to be unconscious at the marina; a deputy investigated and found that the man was sleeping.
August 24 – 9:55 a.m. An individual attempted to sell an oxygen bottle to an Elochoman Valley resident. 10:49 a.m. A caller reported that an individual was causing problems at County Line Park and asked that she be removed. 5:17 p.m. A caller reported a disabled vehicle on the shoulder of the eastbound lane on the west side of KM; a deputy brought fuel, and the driver was able to continue on his way. 8:17 p.m. A caller reported that a customer at a Grays River restaurant refused to pay for a meal.
August 25 – 2:29 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Rosedale business.