Sheriff's Report, April 20, 2017
April 20, 2017
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
April 10 — 9:43 a.m. A caller requested a welfare check on a Rosburg resident who was without water and electricity. A deputy checked on the individual and found she had electricity, a wood fire, and was enjoying steak and a baked potato. 4:03 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Cathlamet resident who walked out of the emergency room with an IV still in his arm. Deputies were unable to locate the individual. 4:39 p.m. Deputies, the District 4 Fire Department, and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to a three vehicle accident on SR 4 in the Rosedale area. 5:09 p.m. A caller reported that she had been attacked by a dog on Puget Island. She was able to fight it off with pepper spray. 7:56 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Puget Island resident. A deputy was unable to make contact. 10:03 p.m. An agency in Cowlitz County asked the sheriff’s office to be on the lookout for an individual who was threatening to harm herself and was on her way to Cathlamet. The woman was located in Cowlitz County. 10:11 p.m. A caller made a second request for a welfare check on a Puget Island resident. This time verbal contact was made.
April 11 — 1:35 a.m. A Puget Island resident complained that a neighbor’s dog barked constantly. A deputy spoke with the neighbor about bringing the dogs in at night. 9:58 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided an ailing Deep River resident. 11:28 a.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that her car had been struck by another vehicle. 1:23 p.m. A caller reported that a young student at a Cathlamet school was upset and on the run. 4:10 p.m. A caller reported an aggressive driver on SR 4 heading west in the Elochoman Valley area. 7:09 p.m. An alarm was activated at a structure on KM. 8:35 p.m. A Rosburg resident asked to make contact with her son. A man came on the line, claiming to be her son and caregiver. He stated that she had dementia, which she denied. She said she was safe but she also claimed she was being abused. A deputy and the state patrol responded to the home.
April 12 — 7:55 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a Puget Island resident. A deputy made contact. 9:29 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Cathlamet home. 9:35 a.m. A caller reported that the gas line had been cut on a vehicle belonging to a Skamokawa business. 11:18 a.m. A caller reported that a log truck had broken down in one lane of SR 4 on the east side of KM. 11:58 a.m. A caller reported that a juvenile in Grays River had not shown up for school and was threatening suicide. Investigation revealed that the individual was living in Longview and the caller was advised to contact authorities there. 7:32 p.m. A caller reported a “wheelbarrow sized” rock in the westbound lane of SR 4 near County Line Park.
April 13 — The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cape Horn resident with chest pain. 8:01 a.m. An alarm was activated at a structure on KM. State patrol responded. 11:04 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported a suspicious vehicle parked in his driveway. 11:19 a.m. A Deep River resident reported that someone had violated a no contact order. 12:56 p.m. A Puget Island resident was concerned about a man who had come to his home and spoken with his wife. The man had offered to clean the house. The wife said the man made her nervous and that he wanted to come in to the home and wanted to know everyone’s schedules. 12:57 p.m. A Grays River resident requested assistance after getting locked out of his vehicle. The caller decided to contact AAA instead. 2:52 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported that she was being harassed. It turned out to be a civil matter. 10:51 p.m. Deputies and search and rescue responded to the report of an ATV accident on Bradley Trails. Cowlitz County stepped in and took over.
April 14 — 1:01 a.m. The Cathlamet Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a Cathlamet residence. 1:08 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided an ailing Grays River resident. 9:20 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident with abdominal pain. 2:35 p.m. The Camas Police Department asked the sheriff’s office to be on the lookout for a black Honda Accord. The vehicle was associated with a missing Camas juvenile. 3:14 p.m. A caller reported a one vehicle accident in the Grays River area. The driver was seen leaving the scene on foot. The Grays River ambulance and a deputy responded. 3:42 p.m. A caller reported an aggressive driver on SR 4 in the Cathlamet area. 9:14 p.m. A caller reported that a duck had been struck by a vehicle on the Puget Island bridge and was now lying in the road. 11:35 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Rosedale address. A deputy responded.
April 15 — 1:06 a.m. An alarm was activated at a structure on KM. 1:04 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Rosedale address. A deputy responded. 3:16 p.m. An alarm was activated at a structure on KM. 4:20 p.m. A Rosburg resident reported that he was being continually harassed. 6:49 p.m. A caller reported that the owners of a building in Cathlamet were not monitoring a burn they had started behind the structure. 7:30 p.m. Deputies and the District 4 Fire Department responded to a one vehicle accident on SR 4 near County Line Park. No injuries were reported. 7:55 p.m. A caller reported hearing multiple shots were being fired in the Elochoman Valley in the no shooting zone. 8:05 p.m. The Cathlamet Fire Department and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to the one vehicle accident on SR 4 initially reported at 7:30 p.m. 10:08 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cape Horn resident who had chest pain. 10: 24 p.m. An alarm was activated at a structure on KM.
April 16 — 1:53 a.m. and 7:21 a.m. An alarm was activated at a structure on KM. 8:39 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided two Alger Creek residents, both with respiratory issues. 12:31 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Rosedale residence. 3:39 p.m. A caller reported that a family member in California was missing. 5:24 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident. 6:03 p.m. An individual stopped a deputy and asked for assistance. A representative from the mental health department was contacted. 10:50 p.m. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who had fallen.
April 17 — 4:29 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Deep River resident who was having difficulty breathing. 4:49 a.m. A Puget Island resident was concerned about his neighbor because something seemed out of order next door. He asked for a deputy to check it out.