Sheriff's Report, October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
October 7 – 7:01 a.m. A caller reported that an eastbound log truck was all over the road, crossing the center line and the fog line. 9:57 a.m. A caller reported a large dog walking along SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. 2:58 p.m. An individual without a life jacket was seen floating on what appeared to be a styrofoam and wood raft in the Columbia River near Coffee Pot Island. Two deputies made contact and reported that the individual was okay. The Coast Guard was notified. 3:35 p.m. A caller reported a reckless driver in a commercial truck heading east on SR 4 near County Line Park. 4:51 p.m. A caller reported that a child was being abused at a Puget Island home. 7:05 p.m. A caller reported an injured deer on a Puget Island road.
October 8 – 9:54 a.m. A caller reported that a restraining order was violated. 12:33 p.m. A Rosburg resident reported that someone had accessed her email and opened an account on an online dating site. 12:41 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported that a dangerous dog was on her property. 6:19 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was vomiting blood.
October 9 – 4:33 a.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that a youth had been sexually assaulted by someone staying in the home. An individual was taken into custody. 10:37 a.m. The former resident of a Grays River home accused his former landlord of breaking into his former home a year ago and stealing his firearms. 11:21 a.m. A smoke alarm was activated at a Skamokawa home. The Cathlamet Fire Department responded. 11:35 a.m. A caller reported a parking violation on Main Street in Cathlamet. 7:25 p.m. A caller complained about a slow driver on SR 4 in the Rosedale area. 7:42 p.m. A Rosburg youth reported that his parents were screaming at him and that his father had threatened him physically. A deputy responded. 8:29 p.m. A Puget Island resident said he had been the subject of several calls to the sheriff’s office regarding barking dogs but wanted the office to know that coyotes had been howling the last few nights and that there had been a lot of raccoons in the area. He was advised that he could control his animals but the sheriff’s office could not control wild animals.
October 10 – 3:51 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident with respiratory issues. 3:54 p.m. A caller reported vehicles speeding on a Rosburg road. 7:17 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had fallen and needed a lift assist.
October 11 – 8:32 a.m. A large water leak was reported on Puget Island. The Puget Island Fire Department responded. 11:30 a.m. A caller reported a possible drunk driver on a lawn mower on East Valley Road. 1:33 p.m. A caller reported that a motorhome was on fire and partially blocking the westbound lane of SR 4 in the Grays River area. Deputies, the Grays River Fire Department, and the Grays River ambulance responded. 2:08 p.m. A caller requested a welfare check on a student who had not been to school for several days. A deputy responded and learned that the child was home for medical reasons. 3:13 p.m. A Grays River resident reported that she was being harassed by her landlord. 5:36 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported that a youth had run away from home a day earlier. At 9:30 p.m. the caller reported that the youth had returned. 6:44 p.m. A Cathlamet resident asked for assistance after getting locked out of her home. 11:19 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who was unable to get up after a fall. 11:53 p.m. A driver struck a deer on a Puget Island road. 11:58 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who was unable to get up after a fall.
October 12 – 9:21 a.m. A Deep River resident reported that someone had tried to run over her father on a Deep River road. 12:18 p.m. A caller reported losing a wallet in a Cathlamet parking lot. 1:56 p.m. A caller reported that a disabled duck boat was anchored to the shore of an island near the marina in Cathlamet. The boat was back in the marina at 3:32 p.m. 2:41 p.m. A caller reported that a deer had died after being struck by a vehicle on a Puget Island road. 8:42 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Rosburg resident with heart issues.
October 13 – 1:18 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided an ailing Deep River resident. 8:44 a.m. A caller reported that she had given money to a woman posing as a representative from Medicare visiting her home. 2:14 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver on SR 4 on the west side of KM. 7:44 p.m. A caller reported that a camper had been left on their property in the Elochoman Valley without their permission. A deputy responded and found the camper unoccupied. The sheriff’s office was going to try to determine the owner and contact them to let them know the camper needed to be moved.