Sheriff's Report; February 4, 2021
February 4, 2021
January 24 — 4:05 p.m. The resident of a Cathlamet apartment building said her neighbor was knocking on the wall again. She did not want a deputy to respond, she just wanted the information to be logged. 5:15 p.m. A vehicle went off SR 4 in the Skamokawa area after it lost a wheel and was blocking one lane of the highway. Neither occupant was harmed. A deputy, state patrol, the Skamokawa Fire Department and the Skamokawa ambulance responded. A tow truck was called.
January 25 — 2:23 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident with an issue related to diabetes. 9:37 a.m. A caller reported that a vehicle was speeding on West Deep River Road. 5:13 p.m. A caller said that an individual was traveling east on Columbia Street on a minibike and “popping wheelies” without a helmet. A deputy later warned the suspected rider that if he was caught on the roadway again it would be a criminal charge and an infraction because he was driving with a suspended license. The suspected vehicle was a 100cc pit bike.
January 26 — 12:19 p.m. A deputy provided a jump start for someone on Main Street in Cathlamet. 2:45 p.m. A caller notified the sheriff’s office that he would be out of town until April. He said his neighbor would be watching his home. 10:03 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a resident on East Valley Road who was nauseated, having trouble breathing, and whose blood pressure had been high earlier in the day. 11:16 p.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to be on the lookout for a vehicle and possible suspects involved in a robbery in Cowlitz County, after a man, who was stealing a TV and a sound bar from a Walmart, pulled a stun gun on loss prevention personnel. Deputies checked two possible addresses, including one on Jacobson Road and the other in the Elochoman. There were no vehicles matching the description at either home.
January 27 — 5:54 a.m. A West Cape Horn resident reported a power outage. The PUD was notified. 9:32 a.m. An alarm was activated at a warehouse on the refuge. 9:32 a.m. A caller reported that two unattended border collies had been in the grocery store parking lot in downtown Cathlamet since 7 a.m. They were tied together but not attached to anything. The caller knew the owner and tried to find him on Main Street, but was unsuccessful. At 9:34 a.m., the caller said that a customer had been bit by one of the dogs. The Cathlamet ambulance responded, but the person refused transport to the hospital. Deputies checked Strong Park and the marina for the dog owner. He returned to the parking lot at 9:43 a.m. 1:50 p.m. A welfare check was requested for an individual at a Puget Island home. She had been sent home from the hospital and required hospice, the caller said, but her daughter had declined it. A deputy responded and determined that the subject had adequate care.
January 28 — 8:04 a.m. A caller reported that a Cathlamet resident had fallen and hit her head on a coffee table the night before. She didn’t remember the incident and was on the verge of passing out. The Cathlamet ambulance responded. 1:11 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that a car had gone into a ditch, damaging three mail boxes. The vehicle was no longer on scene. 3:20 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who had fallen. 6:20 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported that something, possibly a helicopter, was “flying over the sky.” The individual called again to say he believed it was a plane, and that there was no longer a problem. 7:28 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who had fallen. The individual refused transport to the hospital. 8:38 p.m. A caller said she had been raped.
January 29 — 9:31 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was ailing and had chest discomfort. 3:48 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who was sick after receiving a vaccination. 7:49 p.m. A caller said that he would be shooting coyotes on Puget Island. He said there would be two other people with him. A deputy and a representative from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife said it was okay as long as the person had a hunting license and permission from the property owner.
January 30 — 6:05 a.m. A caller accidentally dialed 911. 9:02 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was complaining of back pain and had blood in her urine. 9:56 a.m. A caller reported that the driver of an older, dark Dodge pickup deliberately drove into a flock of geese on West Birnie Slough Road and killed one before speeding off. The caller believed the geese were domesticated. WDFW was notified. 12:32 p.m. A caller reported that someone was shooting ducks from his truck in the Skamokawa area. A deputy responded and spoke to the subjects, who said they were not shooting from the truck, but near it. 1:19 p.m. An alarm was activated at a church in Cathlamet. Dispatch attempted to call a responsible party, but could not make contact. A deputy responded and determined that the building was secure. He also stopped by the pastor’s residence to see if anyone was home. A responsible party contacted dispatch and said he would go to the church and take a look. 5:35 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked in the middle of a Skamokawa road. A deputy responded and said the car was in an odd location, but it was legally off the road. 6:11 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident with a low temperature. 11:24 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported that the occupants of an SUV parked in front of her home were shining a spotlight into a field and had fired four shots from the vehicle. A second caller reported that he had video of the vehicle, which had used a spotlight near his Puget Island home.
January 31 — 8:42 a.m. A Deep River resident reported that his neighbors were burning illegal materials. They had just put a tire on the pile, he said. Dispatch called the neighbor and advised her that the fire needed to be extinguished. The Grays River Fire Department responded and said it had been a legal burn with no illegal substances. 10:04 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Rosburg resident with low blood pressure and a high pulse rate. The individual refused transport to the hospital. 4:05 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who had blood in his urine.