Sheriff's Report, August 1, 2019
August 1, 2019
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
July 22 – 4:53 a.m. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to an Elochoman Valley home after a neighbor reported that someone had been screaming. 9:24 a.m. A caller reported being harassed by a man in a blue truck. 12:22 p.m. A caller requested a welfare check on a Rosburg resident. 6:42 p.m. A caller reported that a child in the back of a vehicle traveling on a Cathlamet street did not appear to be wearing a seatbelt. 8:26 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Puget Island home to aid an individual who was having seizures. 9:30 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who had fallen. 11:14 p.m. A caller reported an all terrain vehicle traveling on a Deep River road.
July 23 – 7:43 a.m. A caller reported that a motorcycle had been hidden behind some bushes in a turnout on Elochoman Valley Road. 9:28 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Rosburg resident who had become incapacitated. 1:22 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Puget Island resident. 3:19 p.m. A caller reported that a boat had fallen off a trailer while being towed down a Rosedale road. A deputy responded and they were able to get the boat back on the trailer. 5:34 p.m. A caller reported that two people traveling on a four wheeler had been stealing from a Rosburg property. 5:50 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that an old roommate had returned and tried to start a fight. Because there was currently a child in the home, she did not want the individual to return. 6:22 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Skamokawa resident with respiratory issues. 7:40 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that a restraining order had been violated. 8:28 p.m. A driver was cited for speed. 10:26 p.m. The Cathlamet Fire Department responded when a caller reported that a log was on fire on the beach at Vista Park. The caller was concerned that the fire might move to the grass.
July 24 – 1:07 p.m. A caller reported that a motor home appeared to have been abandoned in the brush along SR 4 in the Nassa Point area. 2:46 p.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to assist the Department of Corrections with the mental health check of a Puget Island resident. 3:04 p.m. A crisis hotline reported that they had received a phone call from a woman who was screaming while the sound of a chainsaw could be heard in the background. 3:51 p.m. A caller reported that her mother had provided her social security number and other information to someone over the phone.
July 25 – 8:12 a.m. A siphon hose was found at the county shop. 2:14 p.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to assist the Department of Corrections during a visit to a Beaver Creek home. 4:19 p.m. A caller had information about a possible sex offender living in a motor home on her property in Grays River. 4:50 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident. 6:17 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident with a high fever.
July 26 – 1:48 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who was having seizures. 9:57 a.m. A caller reported finding what appeared to be a gun cartridge in his hay field. 1:34 p.m. The sheriff’s office received a referral from Adult Protective Services. 2:25 p.m. A caller reported losing a wallet while attending Bald Eagles Day festivities. 3:41 p.m. The Cathlamet Fire Department responded to the report of a fire in a Rosedale driveway. 3:42 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported an assault. 4:38 p.m. A caller reported finding a dog in Cathlamet. 6:51 p.m. A caller requested a deputy for a civil standby while he collected his property from a Skamokawa home. 9:01 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that a restraining order may have been violated. 10:17 p.m. A caller asked the sheriff’s office to be on the lookout for an individual who had left an Alger Creek home earlier in the day but had not returned. A deputy reported seeing the person walking along SR 4 at 6:30 p.m. and another call came in at 10:49 p.m. to report that the person had returned to the home.
July 27 – 1:33 a.m. Deputies, the Skamokawa ambulance, and the Skamokawa Fire Department responded to a one vehicle accident on SR 4 in the Skamokawa area, after a car went off an embankment and into the parking lot by the Skamokawa Resort, striking a parked vehicle. 2:45 a.m. An individual was assaulted at a Puget Island home, resulting in two black eyes. Deputies and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. The man left, and the woman signed a refusal for transport. A probable cause was issued for assault in the second degree. 8:05 a.m. A fire alarm was activated at a Cathlamet address. The Cathlamet Fire Department responded. A person at the address said it was caused by a toaster and that there was no fire. 7:23 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Rosedale resident. 8:39 p.m. The District 4 Fire Department responded to the report that a tree was on fire on Beaver Creek road. 9:34 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported seeing a cougar going through the garbage at a nearby home. 11:03 p.m. An individual on Puget Island was taken into custody.
July 28 – 1:20 a.m. A caller reported that a light on a power pole on a Puget Island road had blown. The PUD was notified. 1:41 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who was having seizures. The individual refused transport. 9:47 a.m. A caller reported that her money had been stolen. 10:12 a.m. A caller reported that there was a dead porcupine on the highway just east of County Line Park. The caller was concerned that it might cause an accident. 12:11 a.m. A caller reported a lost wallet. 1:50 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Rosburg resident. 2:21 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who had fallen. She refused transport to the hospital. 6:44 p.m. A driver was cited for speed. 7:20 p.m. An individual was taken into custody after a vehicle stop. 8:34 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Puget Island resident. 10:09 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident complaining of neck pain.
July 29 – 1:29 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who was spitting up blood.