Sheriff's Report, June 4, 2020
June 4, 2020
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
May 24 — 1:12 p.m. A caller reported that a protection order had been violated. A deputy responded and determined that no violation had occurred. 2:19 p.m. An individual was trespassed from a Rosedale business. 7:37 p.m. A domestic disturbance was reported at a Cathlamet home, and an individual had left in a vehicle, possibly intoxicated. Deputies responded.
May 25 — 4:53 a.m. A caller reported that a boat had run aground in the Altoona area. A deputy and the Grays River ambulance responded. 10:32 a.m. A caller reported that a new sign at the cemetery in Grays River had been vandalized. 1:42 p.m. A caller reported a black plume of smoke coming from a Rosedale home. The caller believed that someone was possibly burning trash. 2:12 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that he was a victim of unemployment fraud. 2:38 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported that a man came to her door trying to sell siding. He made several attempts to open a door. 3 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that a neighbor’s dogs were being neglected. 3:53 p.m. Deputies, the District 4 Fire Department and the Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was having a seizure.
May 26 — 10:43 a.m. A caller reported that a truck pulling a trailer had almost caused an accident on SR 4 in the Skamokawa area. 1:52 p.m. A Grays River resident reported fraudulent activity with one of his accounts. 2:40 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Deep River home. 3:12 p.m. A caller reported a road rage incident on SR 4 near County Line Park. The caller said that a vehicle had passed them and then slammed on the brakes, almost causing an accident. 4:07 p.m. A caller reported two suspicious people parked in a vehicle at the bottom of his Rosedale driveway.
May 27 — 5:15 a.m. A Rosedale resident found a backpack, a pair of boots, and a blanket on the guardrail near his home. He was concerned about leaving his family at home alone if there was someone nearby. A deputy responded. 5:20 a.m. A caller reported an erratic driver on SR 4 in the Deep River area. 6:58 a.m. A caller found two dogs playing in the middle of Elochoman Valley Road. She took them to her home. 7:28 a.m. A caller reported that an erratic individual rode his bike through a construction zone and placed what appeared to be a firearm in a trailer. A deputy responded. The weapon turned out to be an Airsoft. 10:44 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a Cathlamet resident. 3:11 p.m. A caller reported a broken water main at a Cathlamet residence. The Town of Cathlamet was notified. 4:25 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident found an unknown motorcycle parked on her property. 7:38 p.m. A Grays River resident reported that a political sign valued at $250-300 had been stolen from his property. 9:47 p.m. A Cathlamet resident called to complain that her roommate would not turn down her music. 10:38 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who had fainted and hit her head.
May 28 — 12:09 a.m. A caller reported an aggressive driver heading west on SR 4 from Cathlamet. 7:03 a.m. A Puget Island resident complained that a neighbor’s dogs had been barking constantly between the hours of 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. for the last couple weeks. A deputy responded and heard the dogs barking continuously for 19 minutes while speaking with the owners. The deputy told the owners that this would be their final warning; tickets would be given every time thereafter. 7:34 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported an unknown dog on his property. 10:22 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had fallen. 11:26 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported two loose dogs on her property. 12:32 p.m. A caller reported that a Beaver Creek resident had been making a lot of noise, disturbing the neighborhood. 12:45 p.m. A caller reported that trash had been dumped in the south fork area of Skamokawa. He agreed to show the sheriff’s office where the trash had been dumped. The Department of Natural Resources was notified. 12:47 p.m A welfare check was requested for an Elochoman Valley resident. 5:47 p.m. A caller reported a tree down on Steamboat Slough Road. The county road department was notified. 6:58 p.m. A sewer alarm was activated at a Skamokawa residence. Deputies were unable to locate a responsible party.
May 29 — 8:50 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that there were looters on his property. A deputy and Hancock Security responded. 9:25 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual living in a trailer east of Cathlamet complaining of a weeklong fever and diarrhea. The individual refused transport to the hospital. 12:21 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that he had caught a trespasser on camera. 3:25 p.m. A caller reported a disabled vehicle parked along SR 4 in the Nassa Point area. State patrol responded. The driver said the car had overheated and he was just waiting for it to cool off before driving again. 3:40 p.m. An east county resident said that someone had messed with his electric gate while he was out of town. A deputy responded. The house was secure, but the shop was not. 8:44 p.m. A caller reported that a woman and a child were parked on Kent’s Bridge and throwing objects into the river below.
May 30 — 1:03 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a Cathlamet resident who had gotten into a fight with a family member and possibly broken a hand. A deputy responded. 1:38 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had broken her arm. 9:04 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident who had reported looters on May 29 reported that someone had broken into a fifth wheel. 9:47 a.m. A welfare check was requested for an individual at the marina who said she wanted to harm herself. The Cathlamet ambulance, a deputy, and a representative from the mental health department responded. 1:52 p.m. A caller reported that a friend was suicidal. A deputy and a representative from the mental health department responded. 2:05 p.m. A canoe was found at the boat ramp in Cathlamet. The owner was located. 2:49 p.m. A caller reported that her ex was visiting her child at a Grays River home on a day that was not agreed upon for visitation. The caller said that the individual was known to be violent and she was concerned because she could not get a hold of anyone in the home. Deputies responded and the caller went to the home and picked up her child. 3:41 p.m. A caller reported that a family member was suicidal. The individual was located by a deputy, detained for involuntary treatment, and taken to the hospital in Longview. 8:01 p.m. A caller reported that a tree branch was blocking one lane of SR 4 just west of County Line Park. 10:21 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked outside his Cathlamet home.