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

Sheriff's Report, July 5, 2018

 


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

June 25 — 8:17 a.m. A caller reported that a large rock had smashed his window after a log truck, being driven erratically, had cut him off while heading west on SR 4 near Skamokawa. 9:44 a.m. An individual reported that a Rosburg road had been damaged by a logging company working in the area. 10:49 a.m. Parents of a Cathlamet youth asked the sheriff’s office to transport their child to the hospital for treatment. The youth had a history of violence, was exhibiting hostility, and had attempted to flee from their vehicle in the past. A deputy drove the child to the hospital. 11:44 a.m. A caller reported seeing a woman screaming while she was walking east on SR 4 in the Alger Creek area. A deputy responded but was unable to locate the woman. 11:59 a.m. A caller reported that a vehicle appeared to have been abandoned at the refuge viewing area on SR 4. 8:39 p.m. A caller reported a problem with a child in the home. 11:16 p.m. A caller reported a possible drunk driver on Puget Island.

June 26 — 8:09 a.m. A driver was cited for not having insurance. 11:05 a.m. A caller reported smoke rising up from the hillside along Columbia Street in Cathlamet. A deputy spoke with someone at the location about a burn permit and the small pile of brush was extinguished. 11:14 a.m. A Cathlamet resident reported a missing dog. 3:04 p.m. A caller reported that the construction crew on the Puget Island bridge had been yelling at a motorist. A deputy spoke with the crew and discovered that this particular driver had been bumping into equipment and cables every time he crossed the bridge and thus endangering the crew. 3:55 p.m. A caller reported that a septic alarm had been activated in the Skamokawa area. 7:32 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who may have had a stroke. 9:42 p.m. A caller reported that a meeting room in Cathlamet had been left unlocked. A deputy responded. 10:50 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Puget Island home. A deputy found everything secure.

June 27 — 9:26 a.m. A caller discovered that his boat had been vandalized and several items had been stolen while it was at the marina in Cathlamet. 12:12 p.m. A caller reported that two dogs were missing in the Alger Creek area. 1:36 p.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to assist in locating a vehicle involved in a hit and run in Cowlitz County. 3:34 p.m. A driver was cited for speed. 4:17 p.m. An individual reported that a wallet containing several hundred dollars was stolen from his vehicle in mid-June.

June 28 — 8:01 a.m. A caller reported that she had been threatened by a neighbor in Skamokawa. 9:45 a.m. A caller reported that a lock had been broken and the door was found open at a business in Cathlamet. The caller said that several items were missing. She was also concerned that it had been an ongoing problem. 5:47 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded when a medical alarm was activated in the Rosedale area. 6:26 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported that an extension cord had been stolen. 7:35 p.m. A caller reported a possible drunk driver heading west to Cathlamet. 8:41 p.m. A caller reported speeding drivers on a Cathlamet street. 8:55 p.m. Several callers reported an injured deer along SR 4 in the Rosburg area. 9:09 p.m. A caller requested a welfare check on animals at a Skamokawa address. 9:49 p.m. A woman was seen crying and walking on Puget Island. A deputy investigated and found out she was trying to get away from a man, but he was following her in a vehicle. A domestic violence advocate was notified. 9:49 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported a sewer problem and that the road was buckling nearby. It turned out to be a broken water line. Town of Cathlamet employees responded. 9:54 p.m. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who may have overdosed.

June 29 — 1:05 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Puget Island home. A deputy responded and found everything secure. 2:13 a.m. A caller reported hearing someone yelling in the Rosedale area. A deputy responded but was unable to locate the individual. 4:48 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident with heart problems. 11:04 a.m. A caller reported that he had purchased a necklace from a seller who said it was gold, but promised if he found out otherwise he could get a refund. When he discovered it was not gold, the seller would not return his money and blocked him online. 5:18 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver on an Elochoman Valley road. 7:55 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver in Cathlamet. 11:25 p.m. A driver was cited for speed and defective tail lights.

June 30 — 12:38 p.m. A caller reported a possible slide on a hill near County Line Park. State patrol and Cowlitz County were notified. 1:03 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident who was vomiting and had chest pain. 2:02 p.m. A grass fire along SR 4 near Flandersville stopped traffic for a time while crews from District 4, Puget Island and Cowlitz County responded. 3:17 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a man in the Flandersville area who may have broken his leg. 6:20 p.m. An east county homeowner reported a power outage. The PUD was notified. 5:09 p.m. A Skamokawa resident requested assistance after a person refused to leave his property. 6:14 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported high water pressure.

July 1 — 1:43 p.m. An individual with a history of violence was taken into custody after trespassing and harassing a Skamokawa resident. 8:26 p.m. An employee from the Town of Cathlamet reported that he was trying to locate a leak in the water line in Cathlamet. The leak was located at 9:56 p.m. 10:35 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported a prowler.

 

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