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

Sheriff's Report, December 20, 2018

 

December 20, 2018



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

December 10 — 10:38 a.m. A caller was concerned that animals were being abused and neglected at a Puget Island residence. 10:51 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident said that an individual had been stealing power from his pump house and had been asked to leave his property. 11:24 a.m. The county road department was notified when a deceased deer was found along Beaver Creek Road. 1:09 p.m. A caller was concerned that a dependent adult was being abused at a Grays River home. 3:12 p.m. A suspicious man was seen trying to open the windows at an Elochoman Valley home. 4:36 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that she had been threatened. She was also concerned about possible child abuse. 4:58 p.m. A caller reported that her partner had been drinking and was threatening to harm her and himself. The two spent the night apart. A caller from the domestic violence shelter voiced concerns about the woman’s welfare. 5:49 p.m. Two calls came in about signal flares being fired somewhere in the Puget Island area. The Coast Guard was notified and a deputy did a search.

December 11 — 7:41 a.m. A Rosedale business asked to talk to a deputy about tabs that had not been paid. 12:23 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident complaining of chest pain. 1:03 p.m. A Deep River resident said that controlled fires in the area were causing health issues for him and his wife. The Washington Department of Natural Resources was notified and a representative agreed to contact the resident. 1:05 p.m. The District 4 Fire Department was asked to respond with a tender to a structure fire in Cowlitz County. They were told to disregard the request a few minutes later. 2:51 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported that someone was shining a laser into his house. 4:11 p.m. The county road department was notified when a tree came down on Beaver Creek Road. 4:30 p.m. The Washington Department of Transportation was notified when a long branch came down and was blocking SR 4 near Nassa Point. 5 p.m. The Puget Island Fire Department responded when a tree came down and the power went out at a Puget Island home. The PUD was notified and was able to restore power by 6:17 p.m. 5:33 p.m. State patrol responded when a caller reported that a tree limb was blocking one lane of traffic of SR 4 on the east side of KM. 5:41 p.m. A power outage was reported at a Puget Island home. The PUD restored power. 6 p.m. State patrol responded when an individual caused a disturbance at the clinic in Cathlamet by ringing the doorbell in the back and banging on windows in an attempt to get to a patient. 6:11 p.m. A caller reported that a large branch was blocking one lane of an Elochoman Valley road. The county road department responded. 6:42 p.m. The county road department responded when a caller reported branches covering one lane of Elochoman Valley Road. 8:31 p.m. A car broke down and was blocking traffic on the Puget Island bridge. Deputies responded.

December 12 — 3:58 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who had recently had a heart attack and was complaining of high blood pressure. 5:47 a.m. A Puget Island resident reported that someone was shining a laser into his home. 9:20 a.m. A Grays River ambulance was found sitting alongside SR 4 in the Rosburg area (see this week's Downriver Dispatches on Page 5 for more information about this--ed.). Equipment was missing. At 9:48 a.m., an individual reported that the Grays River Fire Hall had been broken into and several items were missing. 9:32 a.m. A welfare check was requested for two youths in a Puget Island home. The caller said the parents were drug users and not taking care of the children. 10:05 a.m. A caller reported child abuse at a Cathlamet home. 11:49 a.m. A caller reported an accident involving a car and a tractor in the Elochoman Valley. A deputy was unable to locate the vehicles. 11:53 a.m. The District 4 Fire Department responded when a man in a wheelchair got stuck in some mud in the Rosedale area. 12:09 p.m. A caller reported that she was assaulted in Skamokawa. 4:09 p.m. An individual was taken into custody after a vehicle stop in Cathlamet. 5:15 p.m. An Elochoman Valley property owner asked squatters to leave. He asked deputies to make sure they had left the next morning.

December 13 — 5:28 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded when an alarm was activated at a Rosedale home. It turned out to be a false alarm. 8:35 a.m. An individual requested a civil standby while she collected her belongings from a Skamokawa home. 2:30 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver headed west on SR 4 near Nassa Point. 3:26 p.m. Water had risen and was over at least two roadways on the Westend.

December 14 — 12:07 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported that an individual would not leave after being asked to do so. A deputy responded and the woman was warned and trespassed. 1:33 p.m. A caller reported that dogs had been chasing a couple kids on Puget Island sometime during the summer. 4:29 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that a neighbor’s dog entered her home and tore open a bag of dog food before leaving. 5:25 p.m. The county road department responded when a tree came down on Risk Road. 7:18 p.m. The county road department was notified when a tree came down on Beaver Creek Road. A deputy said some good Samaritans were taking care of it. 7:39 p.m. A caller reported that a mailbox had been placed over the fog line on a Skamokawa road. 10:56 p.m. An inmate at the county jail reported that his debit card was being used fraudulently.

December 15 — 12:34 a.m. Deputies, a representative from the mental health department, and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to an Elochoman Valley home where an individual with dementia, who was becoming increasingly aggressive and threatening to leave. 4:49 a.m. Deputies, state patrol, the PUD, and the Cathlamet Fire Department responded when a tree came down on power lines, blocking the westbound lane of SR 4 and causing a power outage in Flandersville. 8:14 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident complaining of chest pain. 9:15 a.m. The county road department responded when a caller reported that trees were blocking a Rosburg road. 10:17 a.m. A caller reported that trees were down and blocking two roads in Skamokawa. 12:27 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that a hunter was trespassing on his property. 1:32 p.m. A caller reported a youth trespassing on her property on Puget Island. The child did not respond when she asked if he needed help and continued to walk to the back of the property. A deputy responded. 3:27 p.m. An individual witnessed a disturbance between a man and a woman on a Cathlamet road. The woman appeared to be trying to get away from the man. 3:49 p.m. A caller saw an injured dog in the Elochoman Valley. A deputy was able to get the dog and take it home. 8:38 p.m. A tree had fallen and was partially blocking SR 4 in the Rosedale area. State patrol responded. 10:44 p.m. A Deep River resident reported that drivers were revving their engines outside his home. He believed that drivers were racing regularly in the area.

December 16 — 1:18 a.m. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to aid an individual in Skamokawa with an unknown problem. 9:13 a.m. A caller reported that plywood covering the roadway had flipped on Puget Island bridge. The bridge supervisor was notified. 10:12 a.m. A Puget Island resident reported that a dog was hanging around his property. He did not know who owned the dog. 10:45 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that her husband, who has dementia, was being aggressive again. A representative from the mental health department responded. 1:18 p.m. A disturbance was reported at an Elochoman Valley home. A mental health representative responded. 3:59 p.m. Deputies, the Cathlamet ambulance and the District 4 Fire Department responded when a vehicle rolled on Beaver Creek Road. 4:38 p.m. Cows were loose on a Puget Island road. The owner was notified. 9:35 p.m. The Grays River ambulance responded when a Deep River resident was bleeding and may have broken her hip after a fall.

 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 01/23/2019 10:55