Sheriff's Report, June 25, 2020
June 25, 2020
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
June 14 — 1:09 a.m. The sheriff’s department received an abandoned 911 call from an Elochoman Valley address. Dispatch attempted to call back, but it went to voicemail. Deputies were notified. 2:40 a.m. The sheriff’s office received a 911 call from a Cathlamet address. There was scratchy noise in the background, and then the call was disconnected. 9:45 p.m. A caller reported that two people parked in a car on the bridge at Beaver Creek were screaming at each other. The caller said that the vehicle headed east on Beaver Creek Road at 9:49 p.m. 10:35 p.m. A Rosedale resident said that her daughter was receiving threatening messages from a neighbor.
June 15 — 9:02 a.m. A caller reported that a vehicle had been parked on Main Street in Cathlamet for over a month. 1:36 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported a possible missing person. A deputy was able to make contact with the individual, who said she was okay and would contact the initial caller. 3:25 p.m. A caller reported a westbound driver speeding and passing in no passing zones on SR 4 in the Rosburg area. 5:07 p.m. A caller reported an injured deer in a ditch on East Valley Road. A Fish and Wildlife officer responded. 8:34 p.m. A caller requested a welfare check for an individual at a Skamokawa home. A deputy responded. 9:57 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported that his neighbor had shot BBs at two of his horses after they got loose and were on her property. The other party said she had done it to steer the horses in another direction and that neighbors were calling her an animal abuser and threatening to run her out of the county.
June 16 — 1:26 a.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that people were trespassing in his yard. 5:51 a.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that someone was in the bushes on his property. He said he didn’t know if anyone was out there at the moment, but he would make a recording to provide evidence. 7:59 a.m. A caller reported that batteries had been stolen from his boat which was moored at the marina. 5:25 p.m. Deputies assisted officers from the Longview Police Department who were at a Skamokawa home to investigate a vehicle possibly involved in the theft of a boat and trailer. 5:58 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident with lung issues. 11:07 p.m. A pedestrian in Cathlamet reported that he had been approached by an individual who had gotten out of a nearby vehicle and appeared to be intoxicated.
June 17 — 9:36 a.m. A caller reported a possible abandoned vehicle parked on Main Street in Cathlamet. 3:15 p.m. A Cathlamet resident said he believed his apartment and vehicle had been placed under surveillance. 8:41 p.m. Authorities in Pacific County asked the sheriff’s department to be on the lookout for a vehicle after an individual involved in a domestic disturbance left a Naselle home. 9:16 p.m. A representative from the mental health department asked for assistance after an individual in a Skamokawa home became irritable and aggressive. 10:39 p.m. A caller reported two suspicious people parked in a car at the Health and Human Services office in the Elochoman Valley.
June 18 — 3:40 a.m. Deputies were asked to be on the lookout for a stolen vehicle possibly heading east from Naselle. An individual in the vehicle was wanted for assault and for taking a vehicle without permission. 10:17 a.m. Deputies were asked to assist in the removal of a juvenile male from a Cathlamet home. 10:19 a.m. A Rosedale resident reported that neighbors were tearing down a fence. 11:43 a.m. A caller reported an unattended hit and run that caused damage to a vehicle parked on a Cathlamet street. 12:21 p.m. A caller reported that a child was alleging abuse at a Cathlamet home. 12:38 p.m. A caller reported receiving a possible suicide note from a Cathlamet resident via Facebook. 1:40 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that she was being harassed by someone who was violating a protection order. 5:49 p.m. A caller reported an injured kitten on a Puget Island road. 7:33 p.m. A caller reported that another driver, which she described as an old guy with a vehicle full of teenage girls, had flipped her off and brake checked her on a Puget Island road.
June 19 — 5:28 p.m. A 911 call from a Puget Island residence was abandoned. Dispatch called back. The individual refused to give her name but said she was okay and that she had accidentally dialed the number. 6:01 p.m. A Puget Island resident said he lost power after hearing a fuse pop. The PUD was notified. 6:08 p.m. A caller reported that a bracket had fallen off a power pole in the Skamokawa area. The PUD was notified. 6:17 p.m. A caller reported that a possible drunk driver had turned off of SR 4 and onto Elochoman Valley Road. 8:52 p.m. A caller reported a power outage at a Puget Island address. Dispatch attempted to notify the PUD, but were unable to at that time. 9:23 p.m. An individual was injured after his vehicle went off SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. Deputies, the Cathlamet ambulance, and the District 4 Fire Department responded.
June 20 — 12:04 a.m. A caller reported that there was a group of three or four intoxicated men that were being loud and fishing illegally at night at a location just west of County Line Park. 11:54 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who may have had a stroke. 1:38 p.m. A caller reported that someone had broken into a boat at the marina. 5:10 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was complaining of general weakness. 5:39 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Cathlamet resident. 7:43 p.m. A large limb had fallen from a tree along a Puget Island road and was blocking part of the southbound lane. The caller had attempted to move it but it was too big. 7:53 p.m. A caller reported a possible drunk driver heading west on SR 4 from Cowlitz County.
June 21 — 1:06 a.m. A caller reported that a truck had broken down on SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. 11:37 a.m. A driver was cited for not having insurance. 12 p.m. A caller reported a motorcycle traveling at high speeds on Elochoman Valley Road. 1:02 p.m. A caller reported that a skylight was blocking traffic on Puget Island bridge. 1:51 p.m. A caller reported that a suspicious vehicle had driven slowly past his home on Greenwood Road. He said that the vehicle was parked at the cemetery and that there were two males walking up the road with a bag. A deputy responded. He found the vehicle but was unable to locate the subjects. 2:20 p.m. A caller reported that the westbound lane of SR 4 was blocked by a disabled motorcycle on Abe Creek Hill. 10:51 p.m. A caller reported that a vehicle had pulled over on SR 4 just west of County Line Park. There were three or four passengers and they were flagging people down. State patrol responded. 11:05 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that someone had come to his home to test drive a vehicle and had not returned the vehicle. The caller said that he had been given $3,000 but the buyer had left before the bill of sale was completed. A deputy made contact with both parties.