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

Sheriff's Report, June 22, 2017


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

June 12 — 9:30 a.m. A caller reported that he had been the victim of a scam. 12:07 p.m. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife was notified after an eagle got caught in a net near the marina in Cathlamet. 2:48 p.m. A caller reported that two men were harassing his wife at a Rosedale business. 5:36 p.m. An outside agency asked the sheriff’s office for assistance in a criminal investigation. 6:15 p.m. A caller requested a protection order after a recent assault. 7:28 p.m. A request for a welfare check turned into an arrest when an individual was found slumped over his steering wheel while parked on a Puget Island road.

June 13 — 9:44 a.m. A caller reported that a student who was asked to visit the principal’s office at a Cathlamet school chose to leave campus. The student was allegedly carrying drugs and fireworks. 2:41 p.m. A sailboat ran aground near Skamokawa. 3:19 p.m. Deputies attempted to locate a vehicle that was said to be heading west on SR 4. The driver had threatened to harm herself. State patrol responded, and a mental health professional was on scene. 4:32 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was having respiratory issues. 4:44 p.m. A caller reported that an inmate at the county jail was behaving suspiciously. 5:19 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported a phone scam. 8:25 p.m. A deputy spoke with a Rosedale resident who was intoxicated and carrying a golf club. The individual promised to return home and go to bed soon.

June 14 — 3:22 a.m. A caller asked a deputy to investigate after finding a suspicious group of people at a home in Grays River while the owner was away. 5:28 a.m. A boater reported possible malicious mischief on his boat in Grays River. 7:42 a.m. A caller reported that log trucks were speeding on East Valley Road. 9:17 a.m. A deer was injured after being struck by a motorist on SR 4 in the Grays River area. A caller asked for a deputy to respond. 4:53 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a motorist slumped over his steering wheel on KM. A deputy, the Cathlamet ambulance, the Skamokawa Fire Department and the Grays River ambulance responded. LifeFlight was activated. 10:40 p.m. A deputy was requested when a guardian reported that a youth at a Cathlamet school dance was choked by another student. It was a misunderstanding according to the youth, who said he was a “willing participant.” The school was alerted and the child was seen by a doctor.

June 15 — 7:27 p.m. Two youths were seen throwing rocks at a church in Cathlamet.

June 16 — 10:45 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual in Skamokawa. 4:06 p.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to take custody of a child by Children’s Protective Service. 5:58 p.m. A caller reported that a sail boat had run aground on Puget Island. 6:05 p.m. A caller reported that a horse was loose in the Elochoman Valley.

June 17 — 8:29 a.m. A deputy and the Grays River ambulance aided an unconscious Rosburg resident. 10:48 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and a deputy responded when a child was bitten by a dog at Vista Park. 2:13 p.m. A caller reported fraudulent activity. 4:45 p.m. A driver was taken into custody after a vehicle stop in Skamokawa. 6:21 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver on SR 4 near Nassa Point. 8:31 p.m. A caller reported a possible party involving minors at a home in the Alger Creek area. A deputy drove past several times but saw no evidence of minors in attendance. 11:37 p.m. The Skamokawa ambulance aided an individual who had broken his jaw after a fall in Skamokawa.

June 18 — 11:27 a.m. A caller requested assistance with an eviction matter in the Elochoman Valley. 5:36 p.m. A caller reported that he had found a piece of heavy equipment had been burned at an Elochoman Valley address. 6:15 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who had fallen.

June 19 — 6:53 a.m. A caller reported rocks in the roadway on SR 4 near Skamokawa.


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