Sheriff's Report, February 6, 2020
February 6, 2020
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
January 27 — 8:11 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and the District 4 Fire Department responded to a Rosedale home to aid an individual with chest pain and blood pressure issues. 10:48 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who had fallen. 9:08 p.m. A caller reported that a tree was down and blocking a Deep River Road. The county road department was notified. 11:06 p.m. A caller reported that a mudslide was blocking both lanes of Eden Valley Road. The county road department was notified.
January 28 — 12:09 a.m. Dispatch made two attempts to contact a caller after a 911 call was dropped. Because the call came through the W. Birnie Slough Road cell tower, a deputy drove up and down that road, but did not see or hear anything. 12:11 a.m. Eden Valley Road was closed at Milepost 2 due to high water. 12:40 p.m. A caller reported finding pill bottles, coats, a pillow, and blankets on a trail at Erickson Park in Cathlamet. 3:25 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who had lost consciousness.
January 29 — 12:25 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle on a Puget Island road. The vehicle was running, doors open, and no one was around. 12:58 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Cathlamet resident. 2:53 p.m. A deputy and a representative from the mental health department headed to East Sunny Sands after a suspicious person was seen wandering around and looking into windows. The individual was detained for involuntary treatment and taken to the hospital in Longview. 5:04 p.m. A caller reported that a suspicious person had been sleeping in a vehicle in the parking lot of a Cathlamet bank for 45 minutes. 10:06 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an unresponsive Rosedale resident.
January 30 — 4:28 a.m. A caller reported that an alarm had been activated at a Cathlamet home. It turned out to be a smoke detector left on a porch. 12:20 p.m. A man said that he had given a young female a ride and that she had been acting strangely. He said she had stated that she wanted to kill herself before jumping out of his car and heading on foot towards the highway. The mental health department was notified. 1:49 p.m. A Cathlamet resident asked for assistance in the removal of an individual from his home. 3:06 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported an ailing clinic patient to the hospital. 3:50 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a patient who left the clinic after seeing patrol cars. 7:10 p.m. A deputy responded when a vehicle went into a ditch in the Rosedale area.
January 31 — 9:22 a.m. Eden Valley Road was closed due to high water. 10 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual who had been in an accident in Cathlamet. The individual refused transport to the hospital. 10:03 a.m. A tree was down and partially blocking a Rosburg road. The county road department was notified. 10:23 a.m. A caller reported a large fire burning at a construction site in the Rosburg area. A member of the Grays River Fire Department responded. It was a controlled burn. 3:50 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident with respiratory issues. 8 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who was disoriented and had fallen down a couple times.
February 1 — 12:22 a.m. Search and Rescue was requested to help find an individual lost in the Rainier area. The request was canceled five minutes later. 9:47 a.m. The east end of Covered Bridge Road was closed due to high water. 2:40 p.m. Deputies were requested to assist with a crisis response at a Cathlamet address. 10:43 p.m. A caller reported a possible fight at an Elochoman Valley address.
February 2 — 2:16 p.m. A caller reported a brawl at a Puget Island residence. 3:21 p.m. Deputies and a mental health representative responded to a Cathlamet address after a caller reported that a person was suicidal.