Sheriff's Report, March 9, 2017
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
February 28 — 5 a.m. The Grays River ambulance responded to a Deep River home to assist an individual who was having difficulty breathing. 3:40 a.m. An individual was taken into custody after a vehicle stop in the Elochoman Valley. 7:07 p.m. A caller reported that a vehicle was out of commission and sitting beside the road in the Rosedale area. 7:53 p.m. A caller reported that an individual had violated a protection order with a text message. 11:40 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Skamokawa address.
March 1 — 7:58 a.m. A caller reported that an individual had left a Skamokawa hotel without paying his bill. 8:39 a.m. A caller reported that someone had been sleeping in their vehicle in the parking lot of a Deep River church for several nights. 12:47 p.m. A caller reported that her wallet and checkbook had been stolen while visiting a friend’s house in Skamokawa. 1:44 p.m. A welfare check was requested for an individual who had missed an important doctor’s appointment. Deputies were unable to locate the person. 3:22 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported a missing dog. 3:45 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that someone had stolen a washing machine. She called back to report it was a misunderstanding. 9:12 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident who had fallen.
March 2 — 8:31 a.m. An individual found a checkbook and turned it in to the sheriff’s office. The office attempted to contact the owner and decided to take the checkbook to the bank when that failed. 10:53 a.m. A caller reported that someone had trespassed and stolen some items from the county shop in the Elochoman Valley. 3:10 p.m. A caller reported that several goats were loose and in her yard on Puget Island. The owner was contacted. 4:08 p.m. A Skamokawa resident was advised to contact the court after reporting attempted extortion. 4:43 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that someone had vandalized and damaged animal feed.
March 3 — 10:37 a.m. A Beaver Creek resident reported a telephone scam. 2:04 p.m. A caller reported that an individual was threatening to harm himself in the Rosedale area. 2:31 p.m. A caller reported a tree down on a Deep River road. 2:54 p.m. The Grays River ambulance responded to a Deep River home to assist a resident who was dizzy and sweaty. The individual signed a refusal for transport. 3:07 p.m. Deputies were on the lookout for a possible drunk driver who had left an Elochoman Valley home after a possible domestic disturbance. They were unable to locate the individual but returned to the home when the wife said that she felt unsafe. 3:39 p.m. A Grays River resident who was having property line issues with his neighbor found a metal fence post in his yard. He was advised that it was a civil matter. 4:42 p.m. A caller reported that someone had broken into his truck in the Rosburg area. 6:29 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a transient who was seen going through the trash at the marina. 6:47 p.m. A caller reported that he had struck a deer on SR 4 on KM. 8:25 p.m. A caller reported two speeding vehicles on SR 4 heading west near County Line Park.
March 4 — 12:31 p.m. A caller reported seeing an excavator that had been reported stolen. 12:54 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a couple who had not shown up for a meeting they attended every week. They were located and doing well. 1:58 p.m. A caller reported that people in a nearby yurt at the park in Skamokawa were rowdy and doing drugs. The park manager contacted the visitors and told them they would be asked to leave if they did not desist. 6:46 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an unresponsive Puget Island resident. 8:27 p.m. An individual was taken into custody after a vehicle stop. 10:47 p.m. A caller reported that a man was sitting in his car watching someone deposit money at a Cathlamet bank. 10:56 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported hearing gunfire.
March 5 — 10:56 a.m. A caller reported that doors had been pried open at a Cathlamet address. Dispatch attempted to contact the owner and a deputy tried to secure the doors. 2:30 p.m. A caller reported that someone had just shot an elk in Grays River. 5:21 p.m. An inmate damaged property in the county jail.
March 6 — 7:36 a.m. A four vehicle accident was reported on SR 4 near Nassa Point; deputies, the Cathlamet Fire Department, and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. 3:07 p.m. A representative from the mental health department requested an ambulance at a Cathlamet address.
March 7 — 7:12 a.m. A caller requested an ambulance after finding an unconscious woman on the ground in the Rosedale area. She was snoring.