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

Sheriff's Report


August 16, 2018

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

August 6 — 2:32 p.m. A missing person report was filed for a Rosedale resident with mental health issues. She had not been heard from for a couple days. 4:45 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported that a neighbor’s dog had come up on his porch and was snapping and growling at him. A deputy spoke with the neighbor, who said the dog had not left her property. She also said that the caller may have violated a protection order. 5:10 p.m. A caller reported that a restraining order had been violated. State patrol followed up and discovered that the order had expired. 8:17 p.m. A deputy investigated a possible violation of a protection order. 8:30 p.m. A computer was found in the middle of SR 4 near Nassa Point. 10:22 p.m. An east county resident reported that she was receiving inappropriate photos and lewd messages from an unknown male. She said she was also receiving photos of young family members.

August 7 — 12:55 a.m. A vehicle was abandoned in the Elochoman Valley. 12:56 p.m. A Rosedale business owner asked to speak to the sheriff. 2:21 p.m. A man was driving around the Rosedale area trying to sell power equipment out of the back of his truck. He told a deputy that the tools were for demonstration, and that his boss had asked him to sell the whole lot for $10,000 less than their value. 2:49 p.m. Drivers were speeding in Skamokawa. 3:27 p.m. A driver was cited for speed in Alger Creek. 3:59 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver on SR 4 heading west from County Line Park. 8:20 p.m. A possible drunk driver was on the ferry. The Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office and Oregon State Patrol were notified. 10:02 p.m. A caller reported a possible abandoned vehicle in the Elochoman Valley.

August 8 — 11:13 a.m. The Puget Island Fire Department responded to a possible brush fire on Puget Island. It turned out to be a controlled burn. 12:20 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident with chest pain.

August 9 — 2:22 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Alger Creek resident. 8:31 a.m. A Cathlamet resident asked for assistance with an unruly juvenile. 11:21 a.m. A youth said she had been assaulted by a parent. 2:43 p.m. A child called 911. He was stranded on KM, waiting for his father to arrive while his siblings walked on a nearby logging road. 8:01 p.m. A vehicle with Oregon plates was found in some bushes along a Rosburg Road.

August 10 — 6:03 a.m. The District 4 Fire Department responded to the report of a recreational fire just east of County Line Park. 9:22 a.m. A suspicious vehicle was reported at the marina in Cathlamet. 1:18 p.m. A parent reported a missing person. A deputy investigated and determined that the report was unfounded. 3:33 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported a clinic patient complaining of low blood pressure, dizziness, and shortness of breath, to the hospital. 4:37 p.m. A caller reported a deceased deer along SR 4 in the Rosedale area. 6:33 p.m. A caller reported a missing juvenile. The youth had called her from Vista Park but was no longer there. 8:58 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Puget Island address.

August 11 — 9:58 a.m. A case of fraud was reported in Skamokawa. 10:38 a.m. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual with an unknown medical problem walking west on SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. 11 a.m. Extra patrols were requested for the marina in Cathlamet. 1:53 p.m. A caller reported that cows were loose on a Puget Island road. 3:29 p.m. A Puget Island resident asked to speak to a deputy about issues stemming from a break-up. 6:23 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a child who had been stung by a bee.

August 12 — 11:45 a.m. A deputy and the Puget Island Fire Department responded to an illegal burn on Puget Island. A man had been hired to clear the land for the new owner. 3:46 p.m. A driver was speeding and passing unsafely while heading east on SR 4 in the Skamokawa area. 5:24 p.m. The Grays River Fire Department and Grays River ambulance aided a Rosburg resident who was having difficulty breathing and may have been suffering from heart failure. 7:15 p.m. A deceased deer was found just off SR 4 in the Rosedale area. It had been struck by a vehicle. 9:33 p.m. A domestic disturbance was reported at a Cathlamet residence.


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