Sheriff's Report, December 22, 2106
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
December 11 — 6:34 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Rosedale business to aid an inebriated man with a cut on his face.
December 12 — 12:19 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cape Horn resident with blood pressure issues. 4:10 p.m. The Cathlamet Fire Department responded when a caller reported smoke at an Elochoman Valley home due to a blown outlet.
December 13 — 8:56 a.m. A burglary was reported at a storage unit in Rosedale. 11:31 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual who had fallen from a log truck. 3:41 p.m. A deputy responded when an individual in the Rosedale area complained that he would be without water all night. A representative from the town was contacted; he said it was not a town issue. 5:46 p.m. A caller reported seeing an individual standing alongside SR 4 just west of County Line Park. 9:10 p.m. An agency in Cowlitz County asked the sheriff’s office to be on the lookout for a vehicle that had been stolen, warning that the two suspects involved were armed. 10:39 p.m. A caller asked for assistance after getting his vehicle stuck in the snow in the Alger Creek area.
December 14 — 5:55 a.m. A caller reported that a boulder had rolled onto SR 4 just east of County Line Park. Cowlitz County would handle it. 8:52 a.m. A caller reported that an individual was possibly violating a no contact order in the Rosedale area. 3:18 p.m. An erratic driver was reported on SR 4 near Nassa Point. The individual was taken into custody for driving while intoxicated after parking in and blocking the westbound lane. 10:46 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who had a high fever after a recent surgery.
December 15 — 9:34 a.m. A caller reported that an ATV driver was racing up and down a Puget Island road. 12:53 p.m. A deputy was requested for a civil standby in Cathlamet. 2:16 p.m. A caller requested a welfare check on an individual in the Elochoman Valley. 4:53 p.m. An individual was taken into custody after a vehicle stop. 5:51 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Skamokawa home. The homeowner was contacted. 9:31 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that she heard two loud booms in the last half hour that shook her home. 9:44 p.m. A caller reported seeing headlights on a logging road on Beaver Creek. He was concerned they might be stuck.
December 16 — 8:58 a.m. A caller reported seeing a man “in a fight with himself” on a Puget Island road. 2:48 p.m. A caller reported that he had been threatened.
December 17 — No calls.
December 18 — 7:24 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Alger Creek resident who may have had a stroke. 8:53 a.m. The Grays River Fire Department responded when the power went out at a Rosburg home. 1:18 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance helped lift a Puget Island resident who had fallen. 5:32 p.m. A caller reported that a deer had been struck on a Puget Island road. The deer was still alive but it had a broken leg. 6:59 p.m. A caller reported that a pig was walking down Altoona-Pillar Rock Road. 8:25 p.m. A caller reported possible child abuse at a Puget Island home when the youth was afraid to go home. 9:45 p.m. A caller requested assistance after his car battery died in the parking lot of a Cathlamet business. 10:52 p.m. A caller was suspicious about a couple men that were parked at the ferry landing on Puget Island. They were towing expensive equipment, according to the caller. The men had missed the last ferry and were going to wait for the first one in the morning. They didn’t have enough money to buy gas to go anywhere else.