Sheri'ff's Report, May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
April 29 – 9:11 a.m. A caller found an injured cat in Cathlamet. A deputy said he would take the cat to the veterinarian in Naselle, but he was unable to locate the cat. 9:47 a.m. A representative from Child Protective Services requested a deputy to accompany him on a visit to a Cathlamet home. 1:19 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that a neighbor was baiting and catching his cats. 2:33 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident complaining of fatigue, dizziness, and abdominal pain. 3:59 p.m. A caller reported that a horse was loose on Puget Island. Dispatch attempted to contact the owner. 4:08 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported a fraudulent check. 7:14 p.m. Deputies, the Cathlamet ambulance, and a representative from the mental health department responded to a Cathlamet home after a resident who had been suicidal in the past got angry and broke some glass.
April 30 – 7:55 a.m. A caller reported that a deer had died after getting caught in a fence on Puget Island. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife was notified. 9:58 a.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked on SR 4 in the Alger Creek area. 11:36 a.m. A representative from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms requested a deputy to accompany him while he visited a residence on Greenwood Road. 11:58 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual who had lost consciousness at a restaurant in Cathlamet. 12:17 p.m. An individual was taken into custody at a Cathlamet restaurant. 7:59 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Elochoman Valley resident. 8:55 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who had lost consciousness after possibly breaking a collar bone.
May 1 – 2:01 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an inmate at the county jail with mental health issues and possible withdrawal symptoms. 3:06 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who had broken an ankle. 5:51 p.m. A caller reported a transient sleeping outside a Rosedale business.
May 2 – 3:59 a.m. A caller reported seeing a man slumped over the steering wheel of his car which was parked along an Elochoman Valley road. A deputy made contact with the man; he had been sleeping. 10:31 a.m. A caller reported that several horses were loose and on a Skamokawa road. Deputies responded to the owner’s property and found horses outside the fence, 10 dogs in a single sized kennel, a pig standing on a deceased pig in deep feces, and a sheep with filthy matted fleece. They spoke with the owner and will follow up. 2:18 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported an ailing clinic patient to the hospital. 5:13 p.m. Deputies and the Grays River ambulance responded to a two vehicle accident on SR 4 in Rosburg. 7:19 p.m. A deputy responded when doors were found open at the county shop. 8:35 p.m. A caller asked a deputy to do a welfare check and notify a resident that an individual had been released from jail. 10:41 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident complaining of chest pain. 11:48 p.m. A caller reported that an individual was staggering in and out of traffic on SR 4 east of County Line Park. Dispatch notified an agency in Cowlitz County, who in turn notified state patrol.
May 3 – 8:34 a.m. A caller requested a deputy for a civil standby at a Cathlamet home. 10:34 a.m. A caller reported that several horses were loose in the Skamokawa area. 5:39 p.m. A caller reported a reckless driver heading east on SR 4. 5:53 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who had fallen. 11:42 p.m. A driver reported a reckless driver heading west on SR 4 from Cowlitz County.
May 4 – 2:22 a.m. A caller reported that a tree was down and blocking one lane of a Puget Island road. State patrol was notified. 9:10 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident complaining of chest pain. 12:10 p.m. A driver was cited for speed. 2:11 p.m. A caller reported that a pile of brush was smoldering on the east side of KM. The Skamokawa Fire Department responded. 2:57 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Rosedale resident. 4:52 p.m. A purse was found at County Line Park. The owner was later located. 6:47 p.m. A caller who was executor of an estate in Skamokawa reported that two family members were at the home in question, outside hours they were allowed to be there, putting tape over cameras so she could not see what they were doing. A deputy spoke with all three individuals, and the two were trespassed from the property.
May 5 – 1:23 a.m. Cowlitz County believed an individual who was wanted for assault, domestic violence and theft might be at an Elochoman Valley home and asked the sheriff’s office to investigate. 2:06 p.m. A caller reported that she and her friend had been attacked by a dog while walking on Little Island. A deputy gave the owner a warning, but because this was not the first incident, the owner was to be given a letter deeming his dog potentially dangerous. 8:20 p.m. An individual with an arrest warrant in Cowlitz County was arrested in Rosedale. 9:14 p.m. A driver was cited for speed. 9:26 p.m. Deputies and the Cathlamet ambulance responded after a caller reported that a woman was passed out at the marina in Cathlamet. They were unable to locate the individual.