Sheriff's Report, September 26, 2019
September 26, 2019
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
September 17 – 10:09 a.m. A brush fire was reported along SR 4 just east of Flandersville. The PUD was notified. Deputies, state patrol, and the Cathlamet Fire Department responded. 2:51 p.m. The county road department was notified when a caller reported that a tree had fallen and was blocking Altoona Pillar Rock Road. 3:25 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and a deputy aided a Skamokawa resident who had fallen. 6:16 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident was concerned about a suspicious man wandering around a nearby property, looking in car and motorhome windows and appearing to become agitated when he was unable to gain entrance. A deputy spoke with the man. He said he was looking for kittens. 8:22 p.m. A caller said he was depressed and was concerned he might become unstable. A representative from the mental health department responded. The individual was taken into custody and taken to the hospital for involuntary treatment.
September 18 – 8:44 a.m. A caller reported that she felt threatened by two aggressive dogs while walking her dog on Puget Island. 3:18 p.m. A driver was cited for speed. 4:49 p.m. A caller reported a possible drunk driver heading west on SR 4 near Flandersville. 11:13 p.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to be on the lookout for a Cowlitz County resident who had made a vague threat that he might harm himself and whose location was unknown.
September 19 – 9:37 a.m. A caller reported two missing guns. He said they had fallen off his boat in January. 10:27 a.m. A caller reported that two men had violated a restraining order. A deputy responded. 12:41 p.m. A deputy responded after a vehicle went into a ditch on SR 4 in the Cathlamet area. No injuries were reported. A tow truck was called. 2:37 p.m. A Rosedale resident said that one of her water bottles had been punctured. 5:33 p.m. A Rosburg resident reported that a bear that appeared to be injured was raiding her fruit trees. Fish and Wildlife was notified. 5:34 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that a known individual had stolen some Cannabidiol oil. 6:46 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to the high school football field to aid a youth who had injured his tailbone.
September 20 – 1:54 p.m. A driver was cited for not having valid identification. 4:13 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Beaver Creek resident who was having a seizure.
September 21 – 8:03 a.m. An employee at a Rosedale business reported that a driver had left with the gas hose still attached to his vehicle. The vehicle returned to the store eight minutes later. 9:14 a.m. A caller reported that multiple vehicles had been speeding up and down West Sunny Sands Road. 1:36 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident complaining of chest pain. 3:01 p.m. A motorist was cited for driving with a suspended license. 5:20 p.m. A driver was cited for speed. 7:53 p.m. A driver was taken into custody after a vehicle stop.
September 22 – 4:52 a.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked in a parking lot in Rosedale. 7:13 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Puget Island resident. 7:30 p.m. A Rosburg resident reported that two dogs that did not belong to her were on her property chasing deer.
September 23 – 2:14 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Deep River resident who was complaining of pain in his left leg. 2:20 a.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that two unknown teenage boys were knocking on a window. A deputy responded.