Sheriff's Report, October 3, 2019
October 3, 2019
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
September 23 – 9:52 a.m. A Rosedale resident reported that she was being stalked and harassed by the manager of the property. 10:34 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Rosedale address. 11:29 a.m. A Deep River resident reported that a kayak and a tool belt had been taken without permission from his boathouse. He was reluctant to press charges at that time, and said he would wait to see if the subject returned the kayak. 7:58 p.m. A Puget Island resident complained about an ongoing issue with a neighbor’s dog, which could be heard barking in the background of the call. She said it had been barking the last two nights. 8:12 p.m. A driver headed east on SR 4 near Cathlamet reported that a deer had run into her vehicle. She said it did not appear to be injured and had run off.
September 24 – 6:10 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Rosedale resident.
September 25 – 9:26 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Puget Island residence. A caller reported that an unknown vehicle was in the driveway and that there were people moving around. It turned out to be the PUD, checking meters. They said they had never run into this issue before and would contact the owner or the sheriff’s office prior to doing any tests in the future. 11:35 p.m. A Puget Island resident complained about a barking dog. The owners were notified and informed that numerous complaints that had been lodged from multiple people regarding the barking dogs. They were advised that future complaints would result in application of the nuisance dog ordinance. 1:42 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident with respiratory issues. 8:36 p.m. An Alger Creek resident reported that a former spouse had taken some of his property and damaged it while he was away.
September 26 – 7:55 a.m. A caller reported a speeding vehicle on a Rosburg road. 2:39 p.m. A driver was cited for driving with a suspended license. 5:24 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident with a leg injury. 7:36 p.m. A caller requested a welfare check for a woman and two kids in Rosburg after an assault was reported. Deputies and state patrol responded. 8:25 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a suspicious individual at the marina in Cathlamet. 8:59 p.m. Two more callers reported a suspicious individual at the marina in Cathlamet, who now seemed to be agitated. The individual was taken into custody for involuntary treatment. 9:33 p.m. A caller was concerned about an individual who had not been seen or heard from for several hours. She called again a half hour later to report that the person had made contact.
September 27 – 10:21 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual in Cathlamet complaining of chest pain. 7:01 p.m. An individual was taken into custody following a vehicle stop. 8:55 p.m. A caller reported a power outage at an Elochoman Valley home. The PUD was notified.
September 28 – 2:02 a.m. A one vehicle accident was reported on SR 4 just east of Flandersville. An individual was complaining of pain. Deputies, the District 4 Fire Department, and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. A pole had been damaged in the accident, and the PUD was notified. 2:29 a.m. A caller reported that the pole damaged in the accident was about to fall. The PUD was enroute. They turned off power in the area at 3:23 a.m. and were able to restore power by 5:11 a.m. 6:45 a.m. A Puget Island resident complained about a neighbor’s barking dogs. A deputy responded an hour later to find the owner handling the dogs. 8:54 a.m. A power outage was reported on Puget Island. The PUD was notified. 10:04 a.m. An RV owner at County Line Park said his vehicle had been struck by another RV, causing damage. He said he had spoken to the owner of the other RV, and he was unwilling to provide insurance information. An individual involved in the situation was taken into custody on separate charges. 10:28 a.m. A driver was taken into custody following a vehicle stop. 4:31 p.m. A caller reported that a tree was blocking a Deep River road. The county road department was notified. They were able to have the tree cleared by 5:11 p.m. 5:18 p.m. A caller reported that a child had been left unattended in a car in Cathlamet. 8:51 p.m. A caller reported that fireworks were going off at the marina in Cathlamet.
September 29 – 5:37 a.m. A caller reported a brush fire in Grays River. The Grays River Fire Department responded. 5:43 a.m. A vehicle went into a ditch on SR 4 near Nassa Point. The driver hit his head on the steering wheel. Deputies, the District 4 Fire Department, and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. 6 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Rosedale resident. 8:47 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Skamokawa residence. A deputy responded and found everything secure. 10:58 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance, deputies, and the Cathlamet Fire Department responded after a man fell at an Alger Creek residence. 2:37 p.m. A caller reported that a man offering rug cleaning services had stopped by his Skamokawa home. The man had come inside without the homeowner’s permission. A deputy responded, but was unable to locate the individual. 5:51 p.m. A driver was cited for speed.