Sheriff's Report, December 29, 2016
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
December 19 — 4:02 a.m. A caller reported that he had been in an accident on the west side of KM. He was not injured but needed assistance. Washington State Patrol responded. 7:24 a.m. A caller became suspicious after seeing the lights on in an uninhabited apartment in Cathlamet. 7:44 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual who had been involved in an accident in the Elochoman Valley. The man signed a refusal for treatment. 10:10 a.m. A caller reported that someone may have broken into the yurts at the marina in Cathlamet. 10:22 a.m. A caller contacted the sheriff’s office, trying to locate and send a message to a youth that she believed was living in the area. 11:24 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Puget Island resident. 11:47 a.m. A sexual assault was reported at a home east of Cathlamet. 12:49 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported that a propane truck had crashed into a vehicle and her home. Because the accident occurred on private property, it was deemed a civil matter. 1:12 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that she had received death threats on Facebook. 7:07 p.m. A caller requested assistance after getting locked out of an apartment provided by Health and Human Services. A representative from the department was notified.
December 20 — 9:08 a.m. A mother asked for a welfare check on a child who is presently in foster care. 9:44 a.m. A caller reported that some cows on Puget Island had not had any hay in weeks. A deputy went to the address and checked on the cows before notifying the responsible party that the animals looked underfed. He told the man that he would be following up periodically to make sure that there were improvements. 12:36 p.m. Deputies, the District 4 Fire Department and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to the report of a one vehicle accident near Nassa Point. 9:22 p.m. A caller reported that someone had just tried to break into a vehicle at a Puget Island home.
December 21 — 5:39 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was passing a kidney stone. 6:32 a.m. A deputy, the Grays River ambulance and state patrol responded to a one vehicle accident in Deep River. 1:27 p.m. A caller asked for assistance in a custody issue, when a parent would not return a child to the parent with sole custody. The matter was referred to the superior court. 4:56 p.m. A caller reported a domestic disturbance at a Puget Island home. An individual was taken into custody.
December 22 — 8:15 a.m. A Puget Island resident complained that someone had driven through her yard. 8:47 a.m. Tools were stolen from a Skamokawa home.
December 23 — 12:53 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident. 6:48 a.m. A Deep River resident reported that he had received a threatening text. A deputy discovered that it was a scam and notified the FBI. 1:49 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Cathlamet resident. 3:05 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported a patient complaining of dizziness at the clinic in Cathlamet to the hospital.
December 24 — 4:27 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported an intruder. 4:49 a.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle and activity outside a fire hall in the Elochoman Valley. 5:35 a.m. Deputies, the District 4 Fire Department and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to a one vehicle accident near the passing lanes just west of County Line Park. There were no injuries reported. 1:32 p.m. A caller reported that a man was standing outside a Rosedale business and asking customers for money. The caller requested a deputy to come and ask the man to leave. 3:36 p.m. A caller reported that there was garbage on SR 4 near Nassa Point. 5:15 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual on Puget Island. 8:31 p.m. A caller reported suspicious activity in the Skamokawa area. 8:43 p.m. A caller reported that she had gone to a Cathlamet home to pick up her belongings but an individual at the residence slammed the door in her face and would not let her enter.
December 25 — 2:03 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident with abdominal pain. 5:34 p.m. A caller reported that the doors of a vehicle were wide open at a Cathlamet residence, but no one appeared to be home.
December 26 — 6:37 a.m. A caller requested assistance when an elderly man with dementia had gone for a walk and was missing. He was located and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. The patient refused aid. 11:19 a.m. A caller reported a domestic disturbance at a Rosedale home after hearing a scream. 2:17 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported that a family member had taken her vehicle six days earlier and had not returned it. 4:00 p.m. A caller reported that a vehicle had stopped in a sideways position in the westbound lane of SR 4 near the summit of KM. A tow was en route. The Department of Transportation was en route to deal with road conditions. 4:41 p.m. Deputies and the Skamokawa ambulance responded to an accident west of Skamokawa where an individual had suffered a head injury. The road was closed while the EMTs administered aid.