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

Sheriff's Report, April 12, 2018


April 12, 2018

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

April 2 — 10:40 a.m. A driver was cited during a vehicle stop on Beaver Creek and his vehicle was towed. 12:38 p.m. A Cathlamet resident living in an apartment downtown discovered a bullet in a hamburger bun. After looking around, the resident found a bullet hole in his ceiling and a wall. 5:50 p.m. A driver was cited for parking in a crosswalk in downtown Cathlamet. 6:04 p.m. A caller reported a vehicle on SR 4 heading west from Skamokawa; the caller thought there might be something wrong with the trailer being towed because the vehicle was all over the road. 11:59 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was dizzy and kept losing consciousness.

April 3 —9:52 p.m. A caller reported a disabled vehicle along SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. 10:16 p.m. A caller reported that the power was out at a Deep River home. The PUD was notified.

April 4 — 4:03 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident complaining of asthma. 9:37 a.m. An employee at Vista Park in Skamokawa asked for assistance when a guest caused a disturbance and was asked to leave. A deputy responded. 12:01 p.m. A vehicle fire was reported in Grays River; a deputy, the Grays River Fire Department, and the Grays River ambulance responded. 2:25 p.m. A caller reported that a Rosburg resident had made a threat. 3:39 p.m. A caller reported that he had found what might be drugs in a parking lot in Rosedale. 8:33 p.m. Items were stolen from a truck at a Puget Island residence overnight.

April 5 — 4:09 a.m. A Cowlitz County agency reported that the temporary lights at the slide at Stella were not working. 5:18 a.m. A motorist reported that he had struck a cow on East Valley Road. 9:35 a.m. A caller reported possible fraudulent activity. 10:08 a.m. Child Protective Services requested assistance at an Elochoman Valley home. 10:37 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to an Elochoman Valley home. 12:38 p.m. A caller reported that a boat had run aground just north of Woody Island. There were three people on the boat and none of them had life jackets. The Coast Guard was contacted. 6:13 p.m. The Puget Island Fire Department responded to an illegal burn on Puget Island.

April 6 — 2:43 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident with a heart problem. 6:03 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had fallen. 9:57 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Deep River resident. 10:43 p.m. Ferry staff called the sheriff’s office to determine what to do with a vehicle after the driver went overboard at approximately 9:25 p.m. (See related story in this week's issue.)

April 7 — 9:17 a.m. A caller wanted to speak to a deputy about a family member’s mental health and more. 9:57 a.m. A motorist called to report that he had struck a hawk and that it was injured. 10:26 a.m. A caller requested a welfare check on a Grays River resident. 10:35 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported a theft. 1:25 p.m. A caller reported a tree down on Salmon Creek Road in Deep River. The County Road department was notified. 3:18 p.m. A caller reported that several trees were down on Oneida Road in Deep River and requested assistance. The County Road department was notified.

April 8 — 3:10 a.m. An alarm was activated when windows were broken at a business in downtown Cathlamet. A deputy investigated and found the front door broken and enough room for an individual to access the business. The owner was notified and camera footage was reviewed. Two subjects were seen, as well as a vehicle. The building was secured at 3:51 a.m. 5:21 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Puget Island infant. 6:26 a.m. A caller reported that a tree was down and blocking East Valley Road in Skamokawa. 11:08 a.m. A caller reported a possible stolen vehicle heading west from Cowlitz County. 2:47 p.m. A caller reported a speeding westbound driver on SR 4 who was weaving in and out of traffic. A deputy stopped the car and gave the driver a warning. 4:30 p.m. A caller witnessed a vehicle strike a guard rail near Nassa Point before continuing east. 5:25 p.m. Windows were broken out of a vehicle parked at a Puget Island home. 6:08 p.m. State patrol requested assistance in Skamokawa after taking an individual into custody during a traffic stop. A vehicle was towed. 8:10 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual with respiratory issues in Cathlamet.


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