Sheriff's Report, March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
March 4 – 3:02 a.m. A caller reported a large boulder blocking a lane of traffic near County Line Park. 7:59 a.m. A juvenile in Grays River was taken into custody after threatening to kill his parents. 8:05 a.m. A caller reported speeding log trucks on a Deep River road. 11:43 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident complaining of chest pain. 1:55 p.m. A caller found a back door open and a heater on at a vacant Cathlamet home. 2:08 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident complaining of respiratory issues. 5:22 p.m. A reckless driver almost hit oncoming traffic on SR 4 in the Cathlamet area. 9:55 p.m. A Skamokawa resident was concerned about suspicious activity on her property.
March 5 – 8:02 a.m. Dispatch received a call from a woman whose speech was slurred. She alleged that her father had drugged her. A male voice was heard in the background and the call was disconnected. Dispatch called back. A woman answered, a male voice was again heard in the background and the call was again disconnected. After several attempts, dispatch was able to learn the woman’s first name and determine that the call was coming from Arizona. Authorities were notified there. 10:44 a.m. A juvenile was found in possession of drugs at a Cathlamet school. 12:06 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported a clinic patient who was having difficulty breathing to the hospital. 1:49 p.m. The Skamokawa Fire Department responded to the report of a brush fire in Skamokawa. 3:22 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported that his credit card had been used fraudulently. 6:58 p.m. A tow was called after a Wahkiakum on the Move bus hit an elk in the Grays River area.10:49 p.m. Two adults on bicycles were seen looking into the windows of cars parked on Main Street in Cathlamet.
March 6 – 3:23 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was having trouble breathing. 3:52 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and the District 4 Fire Department aided a Rosedale resident who had fallen. 6:33 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance provided a lift assist to a Skamokawa resident. 7:58 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who said he had been repeatedly losing consciousness. 8:09 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided an ailing Rosburg resident. 9:14 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a woman who was wandering along SR 4 after being dropped off at a Rosedale business. 11:38 a.m. A Puget Island resident reported that a Social Security card had been stolen. 12:16 p.m. A caller reported that several cars had been abandoned in Deep River. 12:44 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported an ailing clinic patient to the hospital. 3:24 p.m. A representative from the mental health department responded to a Cathlamet business to speak with an individual who was behaving strangely. 7:22 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who was complaining of high blood pressure and breathing issues. 8:39 p.m. A caller reported a speeding vehicle heading west on SR 4 near Nassa Point.
March 7 – 4:18 a.m. A caller reported snow on roads in Skamokawa and on KM. The Washington State Department of Transportation was notified. 5:35 a.m. A caller reported that she had left her vehicle on a Skamokawa road and would return later in the day to retrieve it. 11:33 a.m. A Skamokawa resident saw two suspicious men sitting in a truck halfway up his neighbor’s driveway. 4:16 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Rosburg address. 5:48 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who needed a lift assist. 7:18 p.m. An alarm was activated at an office in the Elochoman Valley. It was a false alarm. 8:28 p.m. A Skamokawa resident believed someone was outside her home.
March 8 – 12:05 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that a license plate had been stolen from a vehicle. 2:37 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Rosburg resident. 3:23 p.m. A caller reported that he had spun out at the bottom of Greenwood Road where it is steep and curvy. He said there was oil on the roadway, but a member of the Cathlamet Fire Department responded and only found evidence of de-icer. 4:32 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident with a warrant was taken into custody. 5:11 p.m. A deputy and the Grays River ambulance aided an individual who was injured after a one vehicle accident on Altoona/Pillar Rock Road.
March 9 – 10:39 a.m. A caller reported a hunter on the refuge. 2:54 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Deep River resident complaining of leg pain. 4:38 p.m. A caller reported that some suspicious people seemed to be living in an old trailer that they had parked along a Rosburg Road. A deputy made contact with the couple. They said they were helping out a friend and had gotten tired early that morning and had stopped to get some sleep before moving on. 6:50 p.m. A caller complained about a dog that kept getting loose from a Puget Island address. The homeowner said she was dog sitting and that the dog had not been trained to use the electric border fence. 8:40 p.m. A driver ran into a large boulder on SR 4 near Nassa Point not long after a caller reported it. The vehicle was disabled and smoking. 9:04 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was having an allergic reaction. 10:54 p.m. A caller reported an older truck and utility trailer partially blocking a Rosburg road. 11:20 p.m. An east county resident heard a series of gun shots, describing the sound like a machine gun. A deputy reported hearing it as well.
March 10 – 8:57 a.m. An individual reported receiving a suicide note. 9:16 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Puget Island home after someone reported that a resident had threatened suicide. 2:06 p.m. An east county resident reported that neighbors had a loud party during the night and had been firing guns. 6 p.m. A caller reported a deceased elk in a field at the refuge. The office at the refuge was notified. 7:08 p.m. A caller reported a brush fire on Puget Island. The Puget Island Fire Department responded. 7:21 p.m. A speeding driver was reported on a Puget Island road. 11:16 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who had fallen.
March 11 – 12:42 a.m. A Skamokawa resident reported hearing strange noises outside her home. 5:48 a.m. A caller reported a suspicious car, truck, and trailer in the Rosburg area.