Sheriff's Report, November 22, 2018
November 22, 2018
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
November 12 — 7:17 a.m. Trees fell on SR 4 just west of Wahkiakum County. The county road department was notified. 9:31 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported a clinic patient with chest pain to the hospital. 11:05 a.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to assist an agency in Cowlitz County with two suspicious vehicles. 12:14 p.m. A caller reported a brush fire on Altoona Ridge. The Grays River Fire Department was notified. 12:32 p.m. A woman in the Elochoman Valley was heard screaming at a man, telling him to stay away from her. A deputy did an extensive search but was unable to locate the couple. 12:44 p.m. An individual was taken into custody after contacting people who were supposed to testify against him. 1:25 p.m. A caller reported that log trucks were speeding on a Deep River road. 3:29 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who may have suffered a stroke. 4:11 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that a neighbor’s horse was on his property and causing damage. 7:17 p.m. An individual was taken into custody after assaulting two people and causing a disturbance in Rosedale. 8:51 p.m. A driver complained about a motorist who pulled in front of him in a turn lane, and sped down Main Street in Cathlamet.
November 13 — 8:26 a.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that two of his neighbor’s horses were on his property and causing damage. The owner was notified. 9:14 a.m. A shop in the Elochoman Valley was burglarized. 12 noon: A welfare check was requested for a Grays River resident. 2:57 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a confused Grays River resident. 6:38 p.m. A driver reported that a drunk man on a bicycle almost hit his car. 8:41 p.m. An unknown man was seen walking around the bus garage on school property in Cathlamet. A deputy responded but was unable to locate the man.
November 14 — 1:17 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was having an adverse response to a new medication. 4:35 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who was having chest pain and a high heart rate. 9:29 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident with back pain. 10:34 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident complaining of back pain. 12:30 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided an ailing Rosburg resident. 1:04 p.m. A deputy conducted a search at a Skamokawa business when a door was found open. 5:14 p.m. A water outage was reported in Deep River. 5:25 p.m. A deer was struck by a Wahkiakum on the Move bus on a Puget Island road. A deputy dispatched the deer. 9:05 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported hearing shots fired. 10:29 p.m. A caller reported that a motor home had been abandoned at the marina in Cathlamet. Dispatch ran the plates and determined that it had not been abandoned.
November 15 — 11:15 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident said that someone had twice left information on his porch alluding to fraud in regard to his daughter’s vote. The auditor’s office said that there was no problem with the vote, but the daughter should contact the sheriff’s office about the notification. 12:44 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a clinic patient who was dizzy and incoherent. The patient declined the ambulance and was taken to the hospital by someone else. 4:54 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle transporting an air compressor. 7:05 p.m. An erratic driver was seen heading west on SR 4 near Nassa Point. 9:44 p.m. The Cathlamet Fire Department responded to a structure fire in Cathlamet.
November 16 — 11:51 a.m. A driver was speeding on a Puget Island road. 12:06 p.m. A deputy, the District 4 Fire Department, and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to an RV fire in the Elochoman Valley. 3:11 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Cathlamet residence. 4:31 p.m. A motorist said he had nearly been run off the road by a speeding pickup in Deep River. 5:51 p.m. A motorist reported that she had nearly been side swiped by a speeding truck on SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area.
November 17 — 12:05 a.m. A caller reported that people were spotlighting animals in Deep River. A deputy responded and found nothing suspicious. 1:04 p.m. A hunter asked for assistance after getting stuck behind a logging gate in the Elochoman Valley. 3:48 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual who had fainted at a school in Cathlamet. 4:24 p.m. Grays Harbor asked for personnel to assist with an evidence search. Wahkiakum Search and Rescue was not available at the time. 4:48 p.m. A caller reported that two men were fighting along SR 4 in the Deep River area. A deputy could not locate the subjects. 8:46 p.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to be on the lookout for a possible drunk driver. A child was believed to be in the car. 9:52 p.m. A caller reported that he had run into the guardrail on a Grays River road after a deer ran out in front of him. 10:18 p.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to be on the lookout for an individual who was wanted for assault and malicious mischief. 10:25 p.m. A caller reported that there was a vehicle parked in front of the county shop in the Elochoman Valley and two people were in the bushes on the other side of the road, searching for something with flashlights.
November 18 — 9:57 a.m. The District 4 Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at an Elochoman Valley home. It was a false alarm. 10:36 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was incoherent. 3:44 p.m. A caller reported that a tree branch had fallen into some power lines on the east end of the county. The PUD was notified. 4:15 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported hearing shots fired. Investigation led deputies to believe it may have been a neighbor using a nail gun. 5:23 p.m. The Grays River Fire Department and the Grays River ambulance responded to the report of a brush fire in Deep River. 6:03 p.m. A caller asked to speak to a counselor about evaluating his father who lives in Cathlamet. 6:39 p.m. A Rosedale resident found a sliding door open and believed that someone had broken into his home. Nothing was missing.