Sheriff's Report, May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
May 6 – 12:22 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported an ailing Rosedale resident to the hospital. 1:06 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver on SR 4. Deputies were unable to locate the vehicle. 2:12 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who may have suffered a stroke. 9:24 p.m. A caller reported that an individual was speeding on an Elochoman Valley road while screaming and honking her horn. 11:24 p.m. A Puget Island resident asked for assistance after her manure pile caught fire near a barn with horses inside. The Puget Island Fire Department responded.
May 7 – 12:16 a.m. A Deep River resident reported that an intoxicated driver had gotten stuck after high centering his vehicle on the caller’s property. State patrol, deputies and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. The driver was found passed out in his vehicle and taken into custody. 8:53 a.m. A caller said she was being harassed by an employee of a local business. She said she was in her vehicle and he had stopped her and was banging on her front window, trying to get her to stop and talk. 10:41 a.m. A Rosedale resident reported that someone was digging up her roses. 3:15 p.m. A caller reported a speeding driver heading west on SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. 5:06 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported an ailing clinic patient to the hospital.
May 8 – 9:30 a.m. An agency in Federal Way asked the sheriff’s department to assist with a case involving a theft of a firearm. 4:11 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Skamokawa resident who had fallen and injured a leg. 10:16 p.m. A caller reported seeing a possible homeless person first at a Cathlamet park and later outside a Cathlamet business. The caller said the individual had threatened to shoot her with a BB gun.
May 9 – 12:48 a.m. A welfare check was requested for an individual in Cathlamet who had threatened to harm herself. A deputy spoke with the individual and a representative from the mental health department. The individual admitted making suicidal comments but said she had no intention of hurting herself at that time and the representative from the mental health department said they would talk to her later that day. 3:38 a.m. A caller reported that he would be repossessing a vehicle from a Rosedale address. 6:10 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported an Elochoman Valley resident to the hospital. 8:08 a.m. A caller reported that a transient had been living in the cardboard shed at a Rosedale business. The individual was given a trespass warning. 9:57 a.m. A Cathlamet resident was concerned that she might be the victim of identity theft. 10:35 a.m. A caller reported a speeding vehicle on SR 4. 11:01 a.m. A caller reported that a neighbor in Skamokawa was burning brush during a burn ban. Deputies and the Skamokawa Fire Department responded. 12:58 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was having seizures. 1:05 p.m. A caller reported seeing smoke in the Beaver Creek area. The District 4 Fire Department responded, but stood down after not finding any smoke. 3:19 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that his phone had been hacked and locked by a possible child porn scam. 3:32 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident. 4:08 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Skamokawa address. A deputy responded and found the building secure but there was evidence that someone had tried to access the building by lifting a bay door. 4:31 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported a Skamokawa resident to the hospital. 4:36 p.m. A caller reported that she had left an item at a friend’s home in Skamokawa and that someone known to them had taken it. 8:27 p.m. A caller reported a brush fire in Rosburg. The Grays River Fire Department responded. 8:33 p.m. A caller reported that a Puget Island resident was burning during a burn ban. The Cathlamet Fire Department responded. The fire was in a burn pit.
May 10 – 1:04 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Puget Island address. 6:54 a.m. A caller reported that a cow was loose on SR 4 in the Cathlamet area. The owner was notified. 10:34 a.m. A caller reported that a man had driven slowly past the shelter in Cathlamet several times and that the residents were getting nervous. 11:18 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who had fallen.
May 11 – 4:41 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a Rosburg resident. The resident was contacted and doing okay. 8:36 a.m. An alarm was activated at an Elochoman Valley home. A deputy responded. 3:46 p.m. A caller reported that someone had been assaulted during a domestic disturbance at a Cathlamet home. 4:07 p.m. A caller reported debris and logs in the roadway on SR 4 near Flandersville. 6:18 p.m. A caller said he would like to try and take ownership of a boat that appeared to be abandoned at the city dock in Cathlamet. Dispatch attempted to contact the owner. The caller said he would contact the Department of Fish and Wildlife.
May 12 – 3:35 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Rosburg resident who was having difficulty breathing. 1:18 p.m. A caller asked the sheriff’s office to help him get some of his belongings from a Cathlamet home. He was advised that they would need a court order.
May 13 – 12:58 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident with a dislocated hip.