Sheriff's Report, August 9, 2018
August 9, 2018
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
July 31 — 2:00 a.m. An individual with possible mental health issues and knives strapped to her waist called repeatedly asking for assistance in getting fuel. A mental health representative was notified. 8:28 a.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to help locate a vehicle used by someone who was suspected of poaching. 10:33 An individual was trespassed from a Rosedale business. 11:37 a.m. A Puget Island resident reported that she had been the victim of a scam. 1:16 p.m. A caller reported that dump trucks were tearing up a Deep River road. 1:20 p.m. An individual was taken into custody in Cathlamet after a burglary was reported at a Pacific County home. 2:38 p.m. A motorist reported a driver passing in a no passing zone. 2:56 p.m. A caller reported a possible drunk driver on Beaver Creek Road. 5:56 p.m. A caller reported that cows had gotten loose on Puget Island. Dispatch attempted to locate the owner. 6:20 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who had an adverse reaction to a medication. 10:05 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that his neighbors were fighting and breaking glass. A deputy responded but was unable to locate the couple.
August 1 — 12:06 a.m. Deputies were asked to assist a mental health representative who wanted to admit a Rosedale resident for involuntary treatment. 12:26 a.m. A caller reported a speeding vehicle heading west on SR 4 from County Line Park. 7:19 a.m. A caller reported that someone had struck a planter and pole in Rosedale. 9:38 a.m. A pig was found tied to a No Shooting Zone sign. The pig appeared to have been shot by a BB gun, but was still alive. 4:38 p.m. A dog was causing a problem at a Rosedale business. 4:44 p.m. A caller was concerned about possible dangerous activity and safety at an apartment complex in Cathlamet. 5:02 p.m. A caller was concerned about a horse that was lying on its side in a pasture on Puget Island. 5:24 p.m. An alarm was activated at an address in Cathlamet. The alarm was determined to be invalid by the alarm company and canceled. 6:16 p.m. The District 4 Fire Department responded to the report of a brush fire in the Elochoman Valley. 7:06 p.m. A vehicle had broken down and was blocking traffic on a Cathlamet street. 8:23 p.m. A Grays River resident reported that the tab had been stolen from the license plate on her vehicle. 9:54 p.m. A deputy investigated after dispatch received two 911 calls from an address on Beaver Creek. A woman had suffered a possible seizure and lost consciousness. The Cathlamet ambulance responded.
August 2 — 1:08 p.m. A deputy accompanied a mental health representative to a home in the Rosedale area. 2:01 p.m. A small skiff was found floating down the Columbia River near the ferry landing. The owner was contacted. 2:57 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident with a dislocated hip. 3:16 p.m. A deputy responded to a collision at the Puget Island bridge. 5:33 p.m. The Grays River Fire Department responded to the report of a power outage at a Deep River home. The PUD was notified.
August 3 — 12:49 a.m. A caller reported that there were several cows on a Puget Island road. 4:32 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident complaining of chest pain. 5:15 p.m. A panic alarm was activated at an Elochoman Valley address. It turned out to be a false alarm.
August 4 — 1:21 a.m. An alarm was activated at the marina in Cathlamet. Dispatch tried to contact port personnel and a deputy checked the office and found it secure. 9:05 a.m. A motorist reported that she had struck a tree on a Rosburg road. 9:11 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident complaining of dizziness. 9:18 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was weak and vomiting blood. 2:23 p.m. A caller reported that an unknown man had followed a family member from Longview to her home on Puget Island. 7:56 p.m. Liquid asphalt was spilled into the Columbia River and onto some nearby vegetation during work on the Puget Island bridge. The state emergency operations center was notified. 8:47 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported two people trespassing on his property.
August 5 — 12:24 a.m. A deputy, state patrol, a mental health representative, and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Cathlamet home after an individual threatened suicide. The caller said she had already cut herself. 9:09 a.m. A Puget Island resident reported a theft. She later said she wasn’t sure if the item had been stolen, but she would call again if she determined it was really gone. 9:50 a.m. A Rosedale resident reported that a woman had contacted him to first say that his father was ill and then that he had died and come back. The resident said that the woman said she required items from his house to help his dad. She also asked him to get a debit card and cash from her house, as well as a dead bald eagle currently under some plywood in her back yard so she could perform a ritual to revive his father. He said he had seen the dead eagle in her back yard. The caller was advised to notify the sheriff’s office if he learned where the woman was currently located. 10:27 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who’d had a seizure. 11:54 p.m. A tree fell on some power lines and was blocking a Rosburg road. The PUD was notified. 1:14 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a driver on SR 4 who was having an allergic reaction.