Sheriff's Report, August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
August 19 – 9:22 a.m. A caller reported that a stereo had been stolen from a boat at the marina in Cathlamet. 3:45 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual who had been sick with the flu. 4:26 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and deputies responded when a neighbor reported that a Cathlamet resident had fallen earlier and was not answering his door. They could not find the individual. 7:22 p.m. An alarm was activated at some location east of Cathlamet. It turned out to be a false alarm. 8:01 p.m. A caller reported a small brush fire on his neighbor’s property in the Elochoman Valley. He called again to report that the neighbors put it out when he told them there was a burn ban in effect. 8:21 p.m. A caller reported that a person who had been reported missing might be living on White's Island. 10:05 p.m. A Cathlamet resident said they had loaned a vehicle to a friend for a week, but it had been over a month and she still hadn’t returned it.
August 20 – 11:40 a.m. A caller reported that a log truck had broken down in the eastbound lane of SR 4 in the Nassa Point area. 3:12 p.m. A caller reported that an individual had violated a restraining order. 4:25 p.m. A caller reported that someone had backed into her vehicle while it was parked on a Cathlamet street. 5:04 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported a stolen item. 8:56 p.m. A caller reported that several men had crossed a neighbor’s lot to access Port 1 property and had left a mobile crane. It turned out to be a local company getting ready to do some fishing.
August 21 – 12:10 a.m. A domestic disturbance was reported at an Elochoman Valley home. The woman and children left the home after the man threatened to kill himself. She said there were weapons in the home. An individual was taken into custody. 6:59 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had tightness in his shoulders. 9:26 a.m. A caller asked a deputy to take a picture of a fire hydrant that had been knocked over due to malicious mischief at a Cathlamet church. 10:10 a.m. An occupant of an apartment in Cathlamet had been verbally abused and denied access by someone she had allowed to stay with her. 10:47 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual who was light headed and having respiratory issues. 11:14 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious man walking near the marina in Cathlamet. 2:31 p.m. A caller reported that someone had violated a no contact order. 3:15 p.m. Deputies and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to a two vehicle accident on East Valley Road. No injuries were reported. An individual was taken into custody. 4:23 p.m. Someone reported hearing shots fired by the sewage plant in Cathlamet. A deputy found two people doing target practice and had no concerns. 4:31 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was confused. 5:58 p.m. A caller reported that her son had received a threat. 7:53 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who may have broken an ankle. 10:42 p.m. A caller reported seeing people on Ryan Island.
August 22 – 3:28 a.m. A caller reported that a tree was down and blocking both lanes of Beaver Creek Road. The county road department was notified. 9:35 p.m. The owner of a property in Cathlamet reported that there was an unknown trailer parked in his yard. A deputy spoke with the tenant. He had given the trailer owner permission to stay. The trailer owner was told he needed to move, per the property owner. 3:47 p.m. A caller reported that a dog had been struck and killed on SR 4 near Nassa Point. 6:49 p.m. A caller reported a speeding vehicle headed west on SR 4. 10:31 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident who may have had an allergic reaction to an infusion.
August 23 – 8:36 a.m. A dog was found running along SR 4 between Skamokawa and Cathlamet. 12:39 p.m. A caller reported that an intoxicated and angry man had entered an office just west of Cathlamet before leaving in a vehicle. 1:50 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that he and his son had been threatened while they were out shooting. An individual was taken into custody. 3:42 p.m. A caller reported that while trying to visit Hornstra Beach, a hostile woman had denied them access and told them to leave the refuge. 7:31 p.m. A caller was concerned about a man who had been following her everywhere and giving her letters and food. 8:01 p.m. A caller reported a power outage in the Little Cape Horn area after a tree came down and was blocking SR 4. Deputies and the District 4 Fire Department responded. State patrol and the PUD were notified. A caller reported that people were driving over the downed power lines. The PUD was able to restore power at 11:33 p.m.
August 24 – 9:27 a.m. A Skamokawa resident with access to Steamboat Slough reported that a wave runner had shown up on his property. 11:22 a.m. A caller reported a low hanging power line in the Little Cape Horn area. 12:56 p.m. A youth was found unresponsive at Vista Park. Deputies and the Cathalmet ambulance responded. 1:08 p.m. A caller reported several speeding vehicles on SR 4. 3:26 p.m. A caller reported finding a dead cow on a Grays River property. 5:21 p.m. A driver was cited for speed. 5:42 p.m. A driver was taken into custody following a vehicle stop. 6:03 p.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to be on the lookout for an individual wanted for burglary and theft of a firearm in Pacific County. 9:34 p.m. An individual was taken into custody following an altercation in a vehicle near Nassa Point.
August 25 – 12:27 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who was not responding after a fall.