Sheriff's Report, October 10, 2019
October 10, 2019
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
September 30 – 9:42 a.m. A caller reported that a parent at a Cathlamet home had been struck by her child. 10:13 a.m. A caller reported that there was a deceased deer along SR 4 in the Deep River area. The Washington Department of Transportation was notified. 11:07 a.m. Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident on SR 4 near Skamokawa. No injuries were reported. State patrol was notified. 2:48 p.m. A domestic disturbance was reported at County Line Park. Deputies responded and a male subject left. 3:55 p.m. A caller reported that the driver of an older model red truck took off after running off the road and striking a yield sign on Puget Island. 4:05 p.m. Adult Protective Services reported that an individual was being physically abused in a Cathlamet home. 4:58 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver heading west on SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. 6:17 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual in the Elochoman Valley with a rapid heart rate and breathing issues. 10:49 p.m. A caller was concerned that an individual might be suicidal after receiving a picture of him covered in blood. Deputies made contact with the person and discovered he was fine, and that it had been paint, not blood.
October 1 – 7:04 a.m. A caller reported that three cows were loose on Puget Island. The owner was notified. 7:51 a.m. A caller reported that a driver was speeding on a Rosburg road. 9:32 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a Rosedale resident who had stopped paying his bills and was not answering his door. 9:40 a.m. A caller reported illegal dumping at the KM transfer station. 11:03 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported a clinic patient with blood clots to the hospital. 1:17 A caller reported that several vehicles had been speeding on SR 4 in the Skamokawa area. 3:50 p.m. A caller reported a speeding vehicle heading west from County Line Park on SR 4. 5:02 p.m. A driver was cited for speed. 5:35 p.m. An outside agency asked the sheriff’s office to be on the alert for a stolen vehicle driven by a possible drunk driver. They called again to say it was a false alarm. 7:55 p.m. A caller reported that he had struck and killed a deer on Puget Island. 7:59 p.m. A caller reported that his pickup had been stolen while it was parked on Main Street in Cathlamet. Another caller reported that the man’s son had his vehicle and that the initial caller had dementia.
October 2 – 7:31 a.m. A caller reported an abandoned vehicle in a ditch along SR 4 in the Skamokawa area. The air bag had been deployed. 7:37 a.m. The Department of Corrections asked the sheriff’s office for assistance in apprehending three subjects in the Beaver Creek area. 9:03 a.m. State patrol requested a welfare check of a Cathlamet resident whose vehicle had been found in a ditch near Skamokawa. 11:55 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual at Skamokawa Vista Park who had suffered a stroke. 12:20 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who had fallen. 4:26 p.m. A deputy was asked to stand by while a resident moved out of a Rosedale property. 5:30 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual at County Line Park with a head laceration. 6:18 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported a stolen car. 11:13 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported hearing three shots fired. 11:15 p.m. An individual was advised of his rights following a vehicle stop.
October 3 – 12:34 a.m. The Skamokawa ambulance aided an individual in Skamokawa with a rapid heart rate. 9:11 a.m. A caller reported that her bank card had been used fraudulently. 10:52 a.m. An individual on Beaver Creek Road was taken into custody by the Department of Corrections with an assist from the sheriff’s office. 4:04 p.m. A caller reported a speeding vehicle on a Rosburg road. 4:06 p.m. A caller reported a disturbance between neighbors in Rosedale. 5:55 p.m. A caller reported that a squatter had been dropped off at a vacant home in Rosburg. 6:58 p.m. A tree was down and blocking SR 4 on the west side of KM. State patrol and the Washington Department of Transportation was notified. 7:49 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided an ailing Grays River resident.
October 4 – 8:35 a.m. A caller reported that there was a problem with a parent working at a school in Cathlamet. 10:45 a.m. A caller asked for assistance after his vehicle got stuck. 2:10 p.m. A caller reported that a student had stolen money set aside for a fundraiser at a Cathlamet school. 4:41 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Deep River resident.
October 5 – 1:59 a.m. A caller reported that a vehicle was involved in a rollover accident on West Valley Road. Injuries were reported. The Cathlamet ambulance, the Skamokawa Fire Department, and deputies responded. 2:50 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident. 10:42 a.m. A caller reported a drug drop on Puget Island. 12:54 p.m. A Grays River resident reported a power outage. 5:14 p.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to assist state patrol with a traffic stop. An individual was taken into custody. 6:10 p.m. A caller reported that an individual was violating a restraining order. 6:15 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had fallen. The resident refused transport to the hospital. 7:50 p.m. A caller said that a subject, known to him and possibly intoxicated, had verbally threatened and then shot at two people who had permission to hunt on the caller’s property.
October 6 – 9 a.m. A caller reported that two pit bulls were loose and running in a westward direction on SR 4 in the Skamokawa area. 11:47 a.m. A caller reported two suspicious people in a vehicle on Elochoman Valley Road. 4:14 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported a black bear cub in the area. The cub was missing a lower jaw. It looked unhealthy and was having a hard time eating. State patrol said they would notify fish and wildlife.