Sheriff's Report, July 2, 2020
July 2, 2020
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
June 22 — 8:03 a.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle on a logging road in the Deep River area. 3:40 p.m. A caller reported a motorcycle accident on Beaver Creek Road. Deputies, the District 4 Fire Department, and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. 6:39 p.m. A Greenwood Road resident called to let the sheriff’s department know that he would be shooting in his backyard. 7:07 p.m. A caller reported that there were squatters on a boat at the marina. Deputies and state patrol responded. The pair were told that they needed to vacate the boat by noon the following day. State patrol transported one subject to the Cowlitz County jail. 11:11 p.m. A caller reported seeing someone at his neighbor’s home with flashlights. He called his neighbor when he saw the lights come on at the house, but she said she was not home. At 11:19 p.m., the caller said the homeowner had returned. She looked around and felt confident that there was no one there.
June 23 — 7:40 a.m. A Cathlamet resident reported a power outage. She thought she heard a transformer blow 40 minutes earlier. 3:12 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had fallen out of bed and was unable to get up. 3:21 p.m. A caller requested assistance after locking his keys in his vehicle. 7:06 p.m. A caller reported that an Elochoman Valley resident had become violent. The caller said that the resident had fallen a couple days earlier, had refused to go to the hospital, and was now complaining of neck pain. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. 7:41 p.m. A caller reported that he had lost a fishing backpack in the Rosedale area.
June 24 — 9:09 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident who may have suffered a stroke. 11:19 a.m. A caller reported suspected animal abuse on Puget Island. A deputy investigated and determined that there had been no crime committed at the time of the event. 11:35 a.m. A caller reported that he had struck and injured a fawn on a Puget Island road. He was told to contact the refuge office. 5:53 p.m. A caller reported that a young adult male was climbing on the metal part on the east side of the Puget Island bridge. A deputy responded but was unable to locate the individual. 6:36 p.m. A caller reported that a woman had come to her house and reported an assault at a Cathlamet home. The caller said there were two children in the home and that the other individual involved had access to firearms. Deputies and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. A subject was taken into custody. A domestic violence advocate responded. 9:07 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that an individual was in his back yard, a violation of a protection order. 10:05 p.m. A Cathlamet resident said a neighbor was making a lot of noise with what sounded like a grinder. A deputy responded and asked the individual to quiet down. 11:06 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was pregnant and bleeding.
June 25 — 1:43 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident. 9:14 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported a clinic patient with respiratory issues to the hospital. 2:17 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who was dehydrated and had low blood pressure. 3:05 p.m. A caller reported that a white truck towing a trailer was partially blocking SR 4 in the Alger Creek area. A deputy responded but was unable to locate the vehicle. 4:06 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident with back issues. 4:42 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had fallen. 5:01 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Deep River resident who was found on the floor and was too weak to get up. 7:41 p.m. A caller requested a welfare check after receiving a call from her mother, who said she had been drinking and was being held captive by a blind date at a Puget Island home. The caller said her mother had asked her for a ride home. Deputies responded and found the woman intoxicated and sitting at the end of the driveway. The date had gone poorly, she said, but she couldn’t leave because she had been drinking. Deputies spoke with the other party, who admitted that he had gone out to dinner with the woman, but no longer wanted her there. Both agreed that no crimes had been committed. The woman could not locate her car keys and requested a tow. After deputies notified the daughter that it was safe, she arrived and took her mother home. 8:05 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Skamokawa resident who was having trouble breathing.
June 26 — 3:11 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who was complaining of stomach pain and constipation. 7:28 a.m. Dispatch received an abandoned 911 call from a Cathlamet address. There was no response when dispatch called back. 9:28 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Puget Island home. It was activated by an individual who was unable to reach his cell phone. The Cathlamet ambulance responded. 9:52 a.m. A Deep River resident reported that his home had been broken into and vandalized. A deputy responded and said that no crime had been committed, citing three loose screws on an RV mirror, a loose doorknob, and a flat tractor tire that appeared to be aging and rotten. 11:47 a.m. A caller reported that an individual had been missing from an Alger Creek home for two days. He was later located. 12:44 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that a row boat had washed up against his deck. The owner was notified. 4:59 p.m. A caller reported that a tree was down and blocking the eastbound lane of SR 4 just east of Flandersville. 6:23 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that transients were living on DNR land. A deputy responded and informed the people that they needed to leave. 7:13 p.m. A caller reported a dispute about a car title at a Skamokawa residence. The people were screaming at each other, and one individual would not let the other leave. 8:46 p.m. A domestic disturbance was reported at a Cathlamet home.
June 27 — 12:17 a.m. A caller reported that her boyfriend was missing, possibly drowned after going out on the river in a camouflaged duck boat. Deputies, the Coast Guard, and two people in a private boat searched for the man. The man was located. He did not need medical assistance. 8:44 a.m. A Puget Island resident reported that a neighbor’s cows were on her property. She said there were other issues and asked to speak to a deputy. 2:32 p.m. A body was found on the Columbia River near the Puget Island bridge. 3:02 p.m. A domestic disturbance was reported at a Grays River home. An individual was trespassed from the area. 3:38 p.m. A Cathlamet resident asked for assistance after locking herself out of her apartment. A message was left for the landlord. 4:17 p.m. A caller reported a possible domestic issue at a Skamokawa home. 10:26 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that someone had gone down a neighbor’s driveway with a flashlight.