Sheriff's Report, January 17, 2019
January 17, 2019
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
January 7 — 8:39 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident with an abdominal issue. 4:22 p.m. A caller reported that an Elochoman Valley youth had not returned to school after the holiday break.
January 8 — 12:44 a.m. A caller reported that a water main was leaking in the Rosedale area. A representative from the Town of Cathlamet believed the problem was on the customer’s side and advised they shut off water at the meter. Dispatch attempted to contact the customer. 8:08 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who had fallen. 2:15 p.m. A caller reported a scam call from someone claiming to be from the PUD. 3:18 p.m. A vehicle had been parked in the parking lot of a Rosedale business for three days. 3:29 p.m. Someone attempted to steal gas at an Elochoman Valley address. 3:52 p.m. A neighbor’s pigs were tearing up a Beaver Creek resident’s yard.
January 9 — 2:43 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had fallen. 9:57 a.m. A Beaver Creek resident reported that his neighbor’s pig was in his yard. 3:50 p.m. A caller reported that a vehicle was blocking the road to Rosburg Hall. 8:50 p.m. The District 4 Fire Department responded to a power outage in the Cape Horn area. The PUD was notified. 9:42 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a woman who had walked away from the caller after having a dispute in Cathlamet.
January 10 —9:28 a.m. A Beaver Creek resident reported that the neighbor’s pig had returned to his property and was tearing up his yard. A deputy responded and the owner was given a final warning. 10:10 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported a clinic patient with respiratory issues to the hospital. 11:34 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported a clinic patient who had recently suffered a stroke to the hospital. 8:20 p.m. A caller reported a cow in the middle of an Elochoman Valley road. Dispatch left a message for the owner.
January 11 — 12:28 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that one of his cows had been shot. 5:34 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Rosburg resident who had fallen.
January 12 — 9:29 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had fallen. 10:09 a.m. The Cathlamet Fire Department responded to a power outage on Puget Island. The PUD was notified. 11:46 a.m. A welfare check was requested for an Elochoman Valley resident. 12:10 p.m. A Skamokawa resident tried to deal with a computer problem by calling a number from an outfit claiming to be Microsoft support. After giving them access to his computer, he said they tried to coerce payment by threatening to install a virus containing child porn. 1:22 p.m. A caller believed he may have witnessed an assault during a dispute between a young man and woman walking on Puget Island. An individual was taken into custody. 1:38 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported that a boat had washed up on a nearby beach. 2:22 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who had intentionally overdosed. A representative from mental health responded. 5:20 p.m. A Rosburg resident reported that his wife and his dog had been bitten by a neighbor’s dog in November. The caller said the neighbor had agreed to get rid of the dog, but had not done so. A deputy responded. 7:43 p.m. A vehicle struck a deer in the Skamokawa area. 10:44 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported hearing shots fired. 10:45 p.m. A caller reported being struck by a vehicle that was following too close while traveling on SR 4.
January 13 — 5:26 a.m. A caller reported that the ferry had broken down and a mechanic was en route. 6:40 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident with heart problems. 9:52 a.m. An individual staying at Nassa Point Motel reported that his car had been stolen. He said the keys were in the car. 5:25 p.m. A woman came to the sheriff’s office looking for shelter and a bus ticket. A representative from the mental health department responded. 7:24 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked at a gate west of County Line Park. A deputy responded and an individual was taken into custody.