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Sheriff's Report, February 22, 2018


February 22, 2018

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

February 12 — 3:34 p.m. A caller reported a deceased animal on Main Street in Cathlamet. 4:50 p.m. Trash was dumped next to a gate on Mullen Road. 5:43 p.m. Trash had been dumped at a property in the Rosedale area. 6:25 p.m. The Grays River ambulance transported a Rosburg resident to the hospital for a transfusion at the request of the local clinic.

February 13 — 7:15 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a youth who was not answering his phone. The parent was expecting to take the youth to a class, but was unable to approach the home due to a restraining order. 10:43 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident with heart issues. 12:12 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that a neighbor’s goats were on his property. A deputy investigated. He reported that several saplings appeared to be damaged by the goats. 1:20 p.m. A motorist said that a westbound driver on SR 4 had tried to run him off the road. 2:02 p.m. A deputy investigated a report that a large dog had chased a woman on West Sunny Sands. The dog owner disputed the claim, stating that anyone who said anything bad about her dog was lying. The deputy told the owner that the dog had chased his patrol car. He suggested a shock collar to keep the dog on her property and gave the owner a final warning. 3:17 p.m. An individual was taken into custody during a vehicle stop on Puget Island. 3:43 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Rosburg home. It turned out to be a technical error.

February 14 — 8:13 a.m. A boat capsized near the marina. There was no one in it, but it appeared to be leaking oil. The owner, Department of Ecology, and the Coast Guard were notified and dealing with the matter. 8:33 a.m. A driver was cited for speed on SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. 12:57 p.m. A deputy was requested to accompany a representative from Health and Human Services on a visit to a home in Rosedale. 2:20 p.m. An unknown substance was found on a student at a Cathlamet school. 3:19 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident with knee pain. 3:24 p.m. A caller reported a disabled vehicle blocking traffic on the south end of the Puget Island bridge. Someone brought gas to the driver and he moved on. 7:37 p.m. A caller hung up after dialing 911. Dispatch called back and found out that the Cathlamet resident had called because she could not locate her child. She hung up when the juvenile was found.

February 15 — 4:49 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Rosburg resident complaining of abdominal pain. 9:51 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident with a bladder infection. 10:39 a.m. A deputy accompanied someone from the Department of Corrections to serve a warrant at a Cathlamet residence. 12:19 p.m. A crew from the Town of Cathlamet shut off water in Cathlamet to investigate a problem with a water main. 1:23 p.m. A caller reported that an injured calf in a pasture along Greenwood Road required attention. The owner was notified. 9:23 p.m. A child, at the request of his mother, called to report that his parents were on the floor, fighting. Deputies responded and someone was taken into custody.

February 16 — 1:41 p.m. Trash was dumped outside the dike on North Welcome Slough Road. 2:41 p.m. A Cathlamet resident asked to talk to a deputy about a roommate problem. 9:21 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Elochoman Valley resident. 11:36 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle traveling up and down a Skamokawa road.

February 17 — 2:00 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a resident on Greenwood Road who was having difficulty breathing. 7:26 a.m. A firearm with the serial number filed off was found at a home that was being remodeled in Cathlamet. 9:01 a.m. An alarm was activated at a home on the east side of the county. 12:57 p.m. A caller reported seeing a kayaker go in the water near Skamokawa. A volunteer from the Skamokawa Fire Department immediately headed to the scene on foot. Several more volunteers from the SFD responded. Two deputies took the sheriff’s boat to Skamokawa, where the kayaker was located and brought on board. The Cathlamet ambulance responded, but the kayaker appeared to be in good health and refused aid. 1:23 p.m. A transformer blew in Cathlamet and there were several callers reporting that the power had gone out. The power went out in the Cape Horn area and on Puget Island as well. 2:02 p.m. An individual in Rosburg was taken into custody. 2:23 p.m. A vehicle was found in a ditch on SR 4 on the west side of KM. Both air bags had been deployed. 2:58 p.m. A caller reported an assault at a Cathlamet home. 5:50 p.m. A tree was down and blocking one lane of Steamboat Slough Road. 7:01 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported that she had received a fraudulent text asking for her credit card number.

February 18 — 7:53 a.m. A caller reported that a boat had washed up on a beach in the Elochoman Slough. 11:24 a.m. A caller reported that someone was stalking his wife. 12:57 p.m. A caller reported trespassers at an Elochoman Valley property. 2:30 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that someone had cut the tails off of two of her horses. She called back later to report that she’d discovered that her goats were the culprits. 7:54 p.m. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to a one vehicle accident on SR 4 in the Cathlamet area. The driver hit ice and went into a ditch, but said he was not injured. 9:42 p.m. Deputies, the Grays River Fire Department, and the Grays River ambulance responded when a vehicle went into a ditch in the Deep River area. The car was not occupied when they arrived. 10:28 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Greenwood resident who had fallen and was not feeling well.

February 19 — 4:28 a.m. Occupants of a home in the trailer park in Rosedale requested assistance after finding they were trapped inside by a frozen door. Deputies and the District 4 Fire Department responded. 7:30 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who may have had a stroke. 11:52 a.m. A driver was cited for speed in Skamokawa.


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