Sheriff's Report, October 13, 2016
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
October 3 — 1:39 p.m. A caller reported that a Grays River resident and his dog had been showered with a noxious weed control spray due to work that his neighbor had contracted to be done along the property line. The resident was ill and had gone to the hospital. The caller, who owned the property, said that he would be contacting his attorney about the matter. 7:06 p.m. A caller reported a power outage on Puget Island. The PUD was notified and power was restored. 8:39 p.m. A Rosedale resident requested assistance after locking keys in a vehicle with a child inside.
October 4 — 5:05 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported a prowler. The individual, who had been caught on video, was the subject of a no contact order. 1:09 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Cathlamet resident who was not answering his door. 3:12 p.m. An individual who had a no contact order returned to an Elochoman Valley home. He was taken into custody.
October 5 — 10:33 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was having a seizure. 1:42 p.m. A domestic disturbance was reported at a Puget Island home. An individual was taken into custody. 6:14 p.m. A caller reported that an individual in an alien mask had chased her friends in a Cathlamet park the night before. She was concerned that someone might get hurt.
October 6 — 3:36 a.m. Authorities from Cowlitz County asked for assistance in locating a confused, elderly man driving a mini SUV. He had stopped at a Kelso gas station unsure of where he was or how he got there, but left before police arrived to help him. 6:10 p.m. Grays Harbor County requested search and rescue assistance when a mushroom hunter was reported missing.
October 7 — 8:57 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Puget Island resident. 11:39 a.m. The Grays River Fire Department and deputies responded to a structure fire in Deep River. The sheriff’s report described it as an illegal burn. 5:34 p.m. A caller reported two vehicles speeding on a Deep River road.
October 8 — 1:29 a.m. A Puget Island resident reported domestic violence at his home. An individual was taken into custody. 8:33 a.m. A caller requested assistance after getting stuck on a Deep River logging road. 1:32 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had collapsed. The resident refused transport to the hospital. 1:39 p.m. A caller reported a head on accident on SR 4 in Cowlitz County. The road was reopened two and a half hours later. 2:21 p.m. A caller reported a man skateboarding down the middle of SR 4 in the Cathlamet area. 7:42 p.m. A caller reported that a small child was riding a skateboard down the middle of SR 4 while an adult walked alongside the highway. 9:20 p.m. A caller reported that a dog had been struck by a vehicle in front of his Cathlamet home. The driver did not stop. The caller did not know the dog’s owner. 10:19 p.m. A caller reported tree limbs on SR 4 just west of County Line Park. A deputy removed the tree limbs and found more nearby.
October 9 — 6:32 a.m. The Grays River ambulance responded when a medical alarm was activated at a Grays River home. It was a false alarm. 10:38 a.m. A caller reported that a small tree was down and blocking a lane on SR 4 just west of County Line Park. 9:18 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver on SR 4 near Nassa Point.
October 10 — 12:33 a.m. The District 4 Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the Elochoman Valley.