Sheriff's Report, March 12, 2020
March 12, 2020
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
March 2 — 5:55 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded when a caller reported that a Beaver Creek resident was not breathing. The caller said she did not want to wait for the ambulance and was headed to Longview. She said she would call 911 again when she got past County Line Park. 8:18 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Cathlamet address. It turned out to be a false alarm. 11:46 a.m. The Cathlamet Fire Department and the PUD responded when a caller reported that an old telephone wire was live, melting, and smoking in Cathlamet. CenturyLink was notified. 5:27 p.m. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance responded when a caller reported that a small child had ingested an unknown amount of prescription pills at an east county home. 8:14 p.m. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to a home east of Cathlamet to aid an individual complaining of chest pain.
March 3 — 7:35 a.m. A caller reported that a youth had been speeding and driving erratically up and down a Rosburg road. 3:29 p.m. A caller reported an unoccupied truck and trailer in a ditch on Beaver Creek Road. There were dogs in the vehicle. The owner arrived on scene and called a tow truck.
March 4 — 5:16 a.m. A caller reported that some trees had fallen and were hanging low over a Deep River road. The county road department was notified. 6:51 a.m. A caller reported that two aggressive dogs were loose on a Puget Island road. A deputy spoke with the owner while the dogs were home. They seemed to be friendly, according to the officer, but he asked that the owner would remain with them if they were outside. 8:48 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Puget Island resident. 10:19 a.m. A caller reported that log trucks were speeding on SR 4 between Cathlamet and Skamokawa. 10:23 a.m. A key was found in front of the courthouse in Cathlamet. The owner was found. 3:48 p.m. A caller said that witnesses saw people stealing tires and other items from his property on Puget Island. 7:57 p.m. A third party caller said that someone in Rosburg had told a crisis line that he was suicidal. A deputy was able to locate the individual, who appeared to be in Kittitas County. An agency in that county later called and said that the individual had been located and that he was well.
March 5 — 3:15 a.m. A caller reported suspicious activity at a property on East Valley Road when he saw lights on at the barn, and a truck and trailer parked nearby. The owner was contacted, and he said the people had permission to be there. 8:45 a.m. A welfare check was requested for an individual in Cathlamet after the caller received a strange email. The caller called later to report that she had heard from the subject. 11:48 a.m. A caller reported that he had sexually abused a minor. 11:50 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident with respiratory issues. 2:27 p.m. A caller reported that a juvenile had run away from a Rosedale home. 9:36 p.m. A caller was concerned about some juveniles, dressed in black and on skateboards in the middle of the road in the Rosedale area.
March 6 — 8:15 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Beaver Creek resident who had dislocated her shoulder. 2:48 p.m. An individual was taken into custody at Erickson Park. 6:46 p.m. A caller reported that a woman had shown up at their Elochoman Valley home saying that there were people after her. A deputy responded. 9:57 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident complaining of weakness.
March 7 — 2:39 p.m. A caller reported that an assault occurred during a domestic disturbance at a Cathlamet home in mid February. 3:01 p.m. A caller reported a break in a water line on Puget Island. The PUD responded. 3:04 p.m. A caller reported a man walking toward the Puget Island bridge carrying a stick and machete.
March 8 — 1:18 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who had lost consciousness. 2:32 p.m. A caller reported that there was a bull alongside SR 4 west of Skamokawa. A deputy contacted a possible owner, who said they would check. 2:49 p.m. A caller reported that a man was mumbling about drugs, talking to himself, and gritting his teeth at a Rosedale business. A deputy spoke with the individual who said he was taking a break from driving. 5:16 p.m. Dispatch received a call from someone in Westport, OR stating that an unwanted person was at her home. The caller hung up without providing information, and dispatch notified Clatsop County dispatch. 11:50 p.m. A driver was taken into custody following a vehicle stop.
March 9 — 6:57 a.m. A caller reported a deceased deer on SR 4 in the Rosedale area. 9:03 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who was possibly having a heart attack and was having trouble breathing. 9:23 a.m. A caller reported that there were rocks on Elochoman Valley Road. The county road department was notified. 9:31 a.m. An alarm was activated at an east county home. A deputy responded and found the home secured. 9:46 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was having difficulty breathing. 6:32 p.m. A caller reported hearing shots fired near the boat launch in Skamokawa. A deputy and state patrol responded.