Sheriff's Report, May 7, 2020
May 7, 2020
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
April 27 — 7:18 p.m. A caller reported that two large dogs had attacked her and her horse as they went down a Puget Island road. A deputy spoke with the owner of the dogs and would be investigating whether it should be considered a potentially dangerous dog violation. 8:35 p.m. A caller reported that four or five cows were loose near Bjornsgard Road. The owner was notified.
April 28 — 2 p.m. A caller reported that an individual had been bitten by a dog on East Valley Road and was getting treated at the clinic in Cathlamet. 3:45 p.m. Dispatch attempted to contact a caller who had dialed 911 and then hung up. After three attempts a deputy responded to a Puget Island home for a welfare check. The person in the home said it was a misdial. 5:01 p.m. A caller requested assistance after a goat got stuck in the slough behind a church on Puget Island. The Puget Island Fire Department was notified. Farmers who lived nearby agreed to help. 9:37 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Alger Creek resident who was having difficulty breathing. 10:08 p.m. A caller was concerned about a person who was sitting on a guard rail along SR 4 near Nassa Point with his head in his hands. A deputy responded.
April 29 — 8:51 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had fallen the night before and hurt his ribs. 11:16 a.m. A caller reported that a van was on fire on Beaver Creek Road. The District 4 Fire Department, the Cathlamet Fire Department, and deputies responded. 11:27 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had hit his head during a fall and had a nose bleed. 1:42 p.m. A caller reported that vehicles were parked in the right of way on a Puget Island road. 5:40 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Puget Island home after a caller reported that a resident had fallen and may have a broken arm and pelvis. 8:50 p.m. A deputy responded to an Elochoman Valley property after the report of an untended fire. 9:22 p.m. A caller reported that she was getting bit by bedbugs, and that they were under her skin. A deputy and a representative from mental health responded. The Cathlamet ambulance transported the individual to the hospital.
April 30 — 6:53 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who had fallen the day before and injured a leg. 6:59 a.m. A caller reported a deceased deer on Elochoman Valley Road. A deputy responded but was unable to locate the deer. 7:10 a.m. The sheriff’s department assisted state patrol in Grays River. 1:38 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident complaining of back and rib pain. 1:53 p.m. A caller reported a speeding vehicle on a Deep River road. 4:24 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Rosedale resident. 5:31 p.m. A caller reported a speeding vehicle on a Deep River road. 9:05 p.m. A caller found a credit card on a Cathlamet street. A deputy was able to locate the owner and it was returned.
May 1 — 6:41 a.m. A caller reported two horses were loose and wandering down East Valley Road. The owner was notified. 2:43 p.m. A caller reported that multiple vehicles were speeding on a Deep River road. A deputy spoke with the drivers. 8:58 p.m. A caller reported suspicious activity that was happening nearly every other evening after dark in front of the gate at County Line Park. Two vehicles met there, and the occupants were transferring items from one trunk to the other. 9:17 p.m. A caller said a known individual had struck their mailbox with his vehicle in the Skamokawa area.
May 2 — 5:22 a.m. A caller reported that there was a man at the dock at Westport, soaking wet, saying that people were chasing him and trying to kill him. Clatsop County was advised. 5:20 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported that a man was taking pictures of his home.