Sheriff's Report, April 1, 2021
April 1, 2021
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
March 21 — 5:22 p.m. A caller was concerned about a possible violation of a restraining order after a subject allegedly asked for pictures of the caller and a child on Facebook. A deputy spoke with the caller and it was determined that there was no violation at that time. 10:57 p.m. A child accidentally dialed 911.
March 22 — 2:16 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Rosburg resident complaining of pressure in her chest. 4:55 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was experiencing symptoms of an impending seizure. 9:13 a.m. A Beaver Creek resident reported that someone had struck a fence on her property for the second time in a week. She believed it might be the kids who were partying regularly at Bradley Trails. The caller said there were plans to put up a new fence but she was concerned that the kids would destroy the new fence as well. 11:53 a.m. A caller said that a driver had backed into his vehicle in a parking lot in Cathlamet. The driver had apologized, but drove off before they could exchange information. 11:57 a.m. A resident on East Valley Road reported that a neighbor had driven across her property. She said she didn’t want them trespassed, she just wanted them to ask first. A deputy spoke to the other party, and they said they understood. 1:25 p.m. A caller reported a speeding vehicle on SR 4 near County Line Park. The driver was stopped by a deputy. 4:41 p.m. A caller said a woman was standing in the middle of a Puget Island road and slapping cars. The mental health department was notified. 6:08 p.m. Someone flagged down a deputy and told them that someone was in the act of stealing from the Puget Island Fire Station. An individual was taken into custody.
March 23 — 6:45 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a person who had fallen on one of the docks at the marina. 7:05 a.m. A caller said his rental vehicle had been stolen. 10:27 a.m. A caller reported that a horse was being neglected at a property on East Valley Road. 12:23 p.m. A caller reported possible child abuse in a Cathlamet home. 5:10 p.m. A caller requested assistance for a woman and child who had gotten locked out of their vehicle at Vista Park. 5:35 p.m. A caller was concerned about three horses at a property on East Valley Road. 6:16 p.m. A caller said that cows had gotten loose and were nearing Ingalls Road.
March 24 — 7:06 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who had been vomiting for three days. 8:48 a.m. A deputy and a veterinarian evaluated a horse at a property on East Valley Road. At 6:05 p.m. the deputy reported that they were having trouble locating someone with equipment to dig a hole and that the owner agreed to send an email with the date of euthanasia and plans for burial. 9:56 a.m. A caller requested a welfare check on a Skamokawa youth who had not been to school all year. A deputy and a representative from the mental health department responded. 11:01 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Rosburg resident who was becoming increasingly immobile. 12:17 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who had an infection. 1:41 p.m. A Puget Island resident said he had gotten a call from someone claiming to be law enforcement. The caller said he was told that if he didn’t respond they would be at his door with a warrant. A deputy reassured him, and said that it was a common scam tactic. He was given the number for the Federal Trade Commission. 5:08 p.m. A solar power charger was found at Strong Park. 5:48 p.m. A caller complained about two vehicles that he claimed always sped up when they passed his Puget Island home.
March 25 — 2:55 a.m. A caller said a vehicle may have gone off the side of Beaver Creek Road. Deputies, the District 4 Fire Department, and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. Someone advised that there was a car in the ditch and one occupant was out of the vehicle. A drug recognition expert was requested and an individual was taken into custody. 7:46 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was pale and had been throwing up all morning. 7:52 a.m. A caller reported that there were multiple cows on East Valley Road. The owner was notified.
March 26 — 2:40 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident complaining of abdominal pain. 5:26 a.m. A caller reported a deceased deer on SR 4 in the Skamokawa area. 6:26 a.m. A caller reported a speeding vehicle on a Deep River road. 10:33 a.m. A caller reported that two dogs were loose and nipping at people at Erickson Park. The owner was contacted and advised of his options. 5:18 p.m. A caller reported a deceased deer on a walking path in the Skamokawa area. 5:33 p.m. An east county resident reported that she was receiving threatening texts from her boyfriend following a domestic disturbance the night before. He wanted her to leave their shared home. She had spoken to someone from the mental health department and tried to contact a local shelter. A deputy tried to contact the other party but there was no answer. There was no evidence of physical violence and it was determined to be a verbal domestic disturbance at that time.
March 27 — 7:14 a.m. A Beaver Creek resident reported that someone had struck their power box sometime during the night, causing a power outage. The PUD responded and notified law enforcement that the resident wanted to speak to someone from the sheriff’s office. A deputy responded at 9:58 a.m. 4:29 p.m. A parent in the Elochoman Valley asked for a deputy to speak to his son after the boy stole a pack of gum from the store. A deputy responded. 5:24 p.m. A caller said she had been rear ended by another driver at a stop light in Longview. She was advised that she would need to fill out a form online and contact her insurance company. 7:45 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was having trouble breathing. She refused transport to the hospital. 8:08 p.m. A caller said he would be hunting nutria on Puget Island.
March 28 — 9:43 a.m. A caller said that someone had come into her workplace and threatened her. She said it was a reoccurring issue and that the subject’s behavior had been escalating. A deputy spoke with the subject, who said the caller owed him $275 in back rent and that he was not interested in small claims court. He was advised by the deputy not to escalate his behavior any further or he could be charged with a crime. 11:46 a.m. A caller complained about a profane sign on a camper at the marina and asked if a deputy could have the person take it down. The park host spoke with the camper and he agreed to take the sign down. 1:17 p.m. A caller said that a bearing broke on a trailer carrying an excavator. She wondered if they could leave the excavator at a Rosedale business while they got their trailer fixed. The owner of the auto store was contacted and he was able to assist the person.