The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Sheriff's Report, November 2, 2017

 

November 2, 2017



Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:

October 23 — 9:54 a.m. A caller reported that a battery had been stolen from an excavator in the Elochoman Valley. 12:19 p.m. A Middle Valley resident reported that several of his neighbor’s goats were on his property. It was a recurring problem, the caller said, and the goats had caused damage in the past. 12:21 p.m. A Middle Valley resident reported hearing someone yelling and several shots fired. The call was dropped, but dispatch called back and left a message for the resident. 5:24 p.m. A caller reported seeing a lot of smoke in a forested area of Grays River. The Department of Natural Resources said that there were multiple burns in the area and to disregard.

October 24 — 12:05 a.m. A caller reported a vehicle blocking the eastbound lane of SR 4 in the Skamokawa area. The driver had gotten out of the vehicle and was walking east. State patrol responded. 5:52 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was ailing due to complications with diabetes. 7:41 a.m. A caller reported a possible drunk driver weaving in and out of traffic on SR 4 in the Alger Creek area. The vehicle was stopped by state patrol. 9:18 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a Cathlamet resident who seemed confused, forgetful, and was expressing suicidal thoughts. 12:17 p.m. A West Valley resident was concerned that her oven might catch fire after she discovered it was sparking. The Skamokawa Fire Department was notified, but the resident canceled them when she called back, stating she would call an electrician. 12:57 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Rosedale resident. 3:26 p.m. A caller from a Rosedale business reported that two patrons had been caught smoking what he believed to be an illegal substance in the bathroom. 3:50 p.m. A caller reported that a sailboat had been anchored in the Wauna Channel for the last two weeks.

October 25 — 6:57 a.m. A Rosedale business trespassed two people who were bothering customers and appeared to be under the influence of a drug. 8:47 a.m. A caller reported that a young child was missing from an Elochoman Valley home. The child was found ten minutes later in the pantry. 9:28 a.m. A Cathlamet resident requested assistance from the mental health department. 10:30 a.m. A caller reported an unoccupied boat floating in the Columbia River near Mill Creek. 11:26 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Rosedale home to aid an individual who couldn’t move one side of his body. The resident refused transport. 11:35 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who was in great pain due to a hip dislocation. 11:39 a.m. A deputy aided a driver who had locked himself out of his vehicle. There were animals in the car. 12:14 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident with an unknown problem. A deputy also responded and took an individual into custody. 12:52 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who had fallen. 4:31 p.m. A caller said that a boat that had recently been reported as unoccupied and floating in the Columbia River near Mill Creek had broken free again.

October 26 — 7:59 a.m. An East Valley resident reported that hunters were trespassing on his property. 12:00 p.m. An East Valley resident reported an aggressive traveling vacuum salesman. 12:15 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Rosedale home to aid a resident with respiratory issues. The resident refused transport. 1:14 p.m. A Wahkiakum County resident reported that he had been extorted online. He said he had already contacted federal authorities. 5:03 p.m. The District 4 Fire Department’s tender was requested for an assist at a structure fire on Oak Point Road. 7:17 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident called to document that a neighbor’s dog was on her property again. 10:04 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an east county resident who had a nose bleed. 10:14 p.m. A caller reported that she had been harassed by an individual visiting a Cathlamet business. He was parked nearby and possibly intoxicated. A deputy made contact with the individual and found him in the passenger seat. The deputy drove the man home. 9:11 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Rosburg resident complaining of chest pain. 11:11 a.m. A caller reported that a large piece of furniture had been left on SR 4 near Nassa Point. A deputy responded but it had already been moved. 12:59 p.m. A caller complained about a UPS driver speeding on a private road in the Elochoman Valley. The caller had confronted the driver, but he would not give his name. She contacted the company to lodge a complaint. 3:20 p.m. A caller reported a fight at a Cathlamet school. 3:35 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who had fallen. 10:05 p.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to be on the lookout for a missing elderly Pacific County resident. The resident had been acting strangely.

October 28 — 1:54 p.m. A Rosburg resident reported that hunters were trespassing on his property. 1:57 p.m. A caller reported that several vehicles had been speeding on SR 4 in Skamokawa. 3:43 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who may have suffered a stroke. 3:55 p.m. A Grays River resident reported that someone was felling trees on his neighbor’s property, possibly without permission. 8:12 p.m. The Grays River Fire Department responded to the report of an illegal burn in the Grays River area. 9:36 p.m. A caller reported a one vehicle traffic accident in the Rosedale area. The caller was told that there was nothing the sheriff’s office could do because it happened on private property. Dispatch then asked if the driver had been drinking, and the caller said probably, but not enough to be drunk. No injuries were reported.

October 29 — 4:38 a.m. A Puget Island resident witnessed a vehicle stopping at several homes where garage doors were left open. 10:32 a.m. An alarm was activated at an east county home. 1:04 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was having difficulty breathing. 8:25 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who thought she might have pneumonia.

October 30 — 12:33 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and the Cathlamet Fire Department responded when a caller reported that an individual was complaining of numbness in hands, arms, and legs. 8:05 a.m. The District 4 Fire Department responded when a caller complained of black smoke that smelled like garbage on Beaver Creek Road. 8:32 a.m. An assault was reported at the county jail. 8:38 a.m. A Rosedale resident reported that his credit card had been used online fraudulently. 9:01 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a Cathlamet resident. A representative from the mental health department responded. 9:31 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident with complications due to diabetes. 7:12 p.m. A caller reported that an individual who had recently struck a deer on Puget Island had been speeding. 8:59 p.m. A caller reported a theft from a Puget Island home.

 

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