Sheriff's Report, April 8, 2021
April 8, 2021
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
March 28 — 2:49 p.m. A caller reported a power outage at a Rosburg home after a tree came down on Seal River Road. 3:33 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Puget Island resident after dispatch was unable to hear someone who had called 911. 6:02 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported a stolen vehicle. He said he also needed a restraining order. 7:13 p.m. A representative from the mental health department responded to a Cathlamet home. 10:19 p.m. A caller needed assistance in locking the front door of a Rosedale business. 11:04 p.m. A person started convulsing after a field sobriety test was conducted during a vehicle stop. The Cathlamet ambulance responded.
March 29 — 6:03 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who was complaining of abdominal pain. 8:14 a.m. An individual was threatened at Vista Park over the weekend, and a deputy was requested to take a statement. 11:02 a.m. A caller reported that two middle school students were bullying each other and encouraging self harm on social media. A deputy and a representative from the mental health department responded. 3:42 p.m. An East Valley resident reported that a neighbor’s insulation was blowing into his field. He was concerned that it was going to cause problems for his animals when he cut hay. A deputy spoke with the neighbors. They agreed to collect their debris. 7:54 p.m. A caller reported that cows were on the air strip on East Valley Road. 9:39 p.m. A deputy requested assistance from state patrol for a vehicle stop during which the subject ran into the patrol car, and a field sobriety test was conducted. The subject was taken into custody.
March 30 — 3:41 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported ongoing theft. 4:02 p.m. A landlord believed that renters were stealing metal materials from her property and selling it. 4:05 p.m. A caller reported that someone was pretending to be the pastor from her church and had asked her to donate gift cards. 4:15 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that two men had been sitting in front of his home in a white Jeep for the last hour. A deputy responded and said there didn’t appear to be any criminal activity. 8:05 p.m. A Deep River resident said that someone had been revving his engine in front of his house for awhile. 8:14 p.m. A Rosedale resident requested assistance after getting locked out of his work truck. He called back later to say he was able to gain access.
March 31 — 10:21 a.m. The sheriff’s department was asked to assist Adult Protective Services at a Skamokawa home. 3:40 p.m. A caller reported a domestic disturbance at a Puget Island home. 10:27 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who was clammy and having trouble breathing.
April 1 — 11:25 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident complaining of chest pain.
April 2 — 10:46 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was bleeding after slamming a foot in a door. 12:38 p.m. A phone was stolen from a vehicle parked at the clinic in Cathlamet. An app was used to track the phone, which was found on the shoulder of SR 4. A deputy returned the phone to the owner. 2:50 p.m. A vehicle drove into the side of a store in the Rosedale area. A deputy investigated. 4:10 p.m. A caller reported a car in a ditch along Beaver Creek Road. Deputies, the Cathlamet ambulance, and the District 4 Fire Department responded. A deputy requested a tow with special equipment to lift an SUV out of a 10 foot deep ditch, which was surrounded by brush. No injuries were reported, and patients refused transport to the hospital. 10:30 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported that her son had run away. He was located with a family member in Seaview. 11:35 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had collapsed. He refused transport to the hospital.
April 3 — 12:32 p.m. A welfare check was requested for an Elochoman Valley resident. A deputy was able to make contact with the individual, who was fine. 12:43 p.m. A caller reported that a stop sign was down at the intersection of Una Street and SR 4. The Washington State Department of Transportation was notified. 1:40 p.m. A caller reported a scam involving the purchase of gift cards. 1:46 p.m. A resident on East Valley Road reported a trespassing issue with his neighbors. It turned out to be a property dispute, and both parties were advised that it was a civil issue. 6:12 p.m. A caller reported the smell of burning plastic coming from an unknown location along SR 409 on Puget Island. A deputy located a burn pile but said it looked like they were just burning brush.
April 4 — 7:45 a.m. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who may have had a heart attack. 8:42 a.m. A caller reported that cows were loose on a Puget Island road. A deputy responded and returned the cows to pasture. 10:48 a.m. A Puget Island resident said that the main switch in her electrical panel felt hot. The PUD said they would speak to her but advised she contact an electrician. 11:42 a.m. A caller asked for assistance after locking her keys in her vehicle. 3:19 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious person in a Dodge Caravan near his Deep River property. State patrol stopped the vehicle, which was headed west on SR 4.