Sheriff's Report, September 1, 2016
September 1, 2016
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
August 22 — 2:19 p.m. A caller reported that neighbors were burning something at a Puget Island home. The resident was contacted and he put out the fire that was in a fire pit. 4:38 p.m. A Skamokawa resident called to report that he found people parked in his driveway when he got home.
August 23 — 8:25 a.m. A mental health professional was requested at a Rosedale home. 9:29 a.m. A caller reported an erratic driver heading west on SR 4. 10:14 a.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle at a Cathlamet school. 12:57 p.m. A caller reported that someone had threatened to cut his throat that morning in the Skamokawa area. 5:45 p.m. A welfare check was requested for an Alger Creek resident. 6:02 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to an Alger Creek residence. 6:19 p.m. A caller reported that a transient might be living in a cemetery in Grays River. 8:30 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident. 10:07 p.m. Deputies responded to an Elochoman Valley home after a caller reported that an individual had threatened to harm himself.
August 24 — 8:46 a.m. A Cathlamet resident asked to be arrested. 10:10 a.m. A wallet was found. 10:11 a.m. A caller requested a vehicle unlock in Cathlamet. 11:28 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported identity theft. 2:29 p.m. A caller requested assistance after getting locked out of a vehicle with a child inside in the Rosedale area. 6:03 p.m. A caller reported that she had locked her keys in her car and would be leaving the car parked on Main Street in Cathlamet all night. 7:01 p.m. A caller reported that a vehicle had struck a building in the Rosedale area. There were no injuries. 7:07 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a resident at a Rosedale home. 8:36 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident with respiratory issues. Life Flight was activated.
August 25 — 9:51 a.m. A caller requested a welfare check on a fisherman who was late getting back. The man showed up at 11:09 a.m. 12:27 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Alger Creek resident. 4:05 p.m. A caller was concerned about the safety of a motorhome parked in a turnout to a camp in the Deep River area. 7:36 p.m. A power outage was reported in Rosburg. The PUD was notified. 8:19 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a child in Skamokawa who had swallowed lighter fluid. Poison control was contacted.
August 26 — 10:19 a.m. A caller reported an erratic driver on SR 4 near Nassa Point. 3:00 p.m. The mass casualty practice began at the high school in Cathlamet. 5:23 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual with tingling in her hands. 8:31 p.m. A caller reported that a boat was speeding back and forth on the Columbia River without using its headlights.
August 27 — 12:07 a.m. A caller reported that neighbors were making a lot of noise, revving engines and more on Puget Island. The resident called again to report that a four wheeler was chasing a car up the street. A deputy contacted the caller who was pleased to report that the noise had stopped. She had been upset because the noise woke her children. 2:49 a.m. A caller reported that a truck and boat trailer were blocking a Deep River road.
August 28 — 9:02 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident complained that a neighbor’s dogs were barking all night. 9:57 a.m. A caller requested that a deputy standby while an individual comes to his home to pick up personal property. 11:13 a.m. A Puget Island resident reported that someone was firing weapons nearby. 3:45 p.m. A caller reported a speeding motorcyclist on SR 4 in the Grays River area. 7:48 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that someone was leaving threatening messages on her cell phone. She agreed to get a restraining order.
August 29 — 6:44 a.m. A caller reported that a boat had sunk in the Columbia River near County Line Park. All boaters were fine. 9:20 a.m. A Puget Island resident reported a possible break-in. 4:11 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that an easement was blocked by a vehicle.