The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Sheriff's Report, April 15, 2021


April 15, 2021

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:

April 5 — 11:57 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who had fallen a couple times two days earlier. 5:09 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Skamokawa resident who was complaining of abdominal pain. 6:07 p.m. A caller reported a westbound vehicle on SR 4 with a small utility trailer that had caught fire. State patrol and Cowlitz County were notified but were unable to locate the vehicle.

April 6 — 11:30 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and the Grays River Fire Department aided a Skamokawa resident with respiratory issues. 1:18 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Puget Island resident. 1:38 p.m. A caller reported a possible drunk driver on a Puget Island road. 2:34 p.m. A driver was taken into custody for driving while intoxicated following a vehicle stop in the Rosedale area. 4:01 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident after a caller reported that a monitor showed a low oxygen level. It turned out to be an equipment issue and the person refused transport to the hospital. 5:15 p.m. A resident on East Valley Road complained about neighbors trespassing after finding surveyor stakes on his property. A second caller at a nearby address found survey lines on her property. 6:53 p.m. A Skamokawa resident was concerned that a neighbor had poached one of his cows after the neighbor had threatened to shoot one of his cows and a cow had gone missing. After speaking with the deputy, the caller admitted that the cow was ready to calve any day, and that sometimes cows hide when doing so. He would wait three days, and if the cow did not return, he would call back to request further investigation. 9:04 p.m. A driver was taken into custody for driving while intoxicated.

April 7 — 10:52 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Rosburg resident who needed transport for an emergency tooth extraction. The individual was having breathing problems. 11 a.m. A welfare check was requested for an Elochoman Valley resident. A deputy responded and said everything appeared to be okay.

April 8 — 9:20 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported a Rosedale resident with a bad infection to the hospital. 3:29 p.m. A Rosedale resident alleged that a caregiver had stolen some property. 5:59 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Puget Island home after a resident had a low oxygen reading. 6:25 p.m. A Skamokawa resident said he had received a scam call from someone who said that his bank information had been compromised and that a warrant had been issued for his arrest. 7:43 p.m. A caller reported a domestic disturbance at a Rosedale home.

April 9 — 10:37 a.m. A caller reported a deceased beaver in front of a pump house on East Little Island Road. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife was notified. 11:35 a.m. A caller reported an erratic driver on the Puget Island bridge. A deputy responded but was unable to locate the vehicle. 2:25 p.m. A caller reported a drunk driver at a Rosedale business. A deputy followed the driver to Flandersville and saw no reason to stop the driver. 6:28 p.m. A caller said his vehicle had been struck by the same person two times at the brewery in Cathlamet and that his back bumper was damaged. The driver had left the scene. 8:25 p.m. A caller reported two horses on Covered Bridge Road. A deputy found their pasture but believed the owner may have moved. The deputy was able to find a phone number for the owner after contacting the realtor.

April 10 — 2:55 a.m. Cowlitz County requested a tender from District 4 Fire Department after a structure fire was reported in the Mill Creek area. 8:08 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and the Grays River Fire Department aided a Deep River resident complaining of severe pain in one leg after a fall. The individual refused transport to the hospital. 9:56 a.m. The Puget Island Fire Department, a deputy, and the PUD responded after a semi took out a phone line on South Welcome Slough Place. 12:31 p.m. A caller reported seeing suspicious activity in a nearby barn. 1:24 p.m. A caller reported that a former employee was taking pictures of her and harassing her. 2:54 p.m. A driver said she had gone into a ditch along SR 4 in the Grays River area. She said she wasn’t injured. State patrol responded. 9:13 p.m. A caller reported a possible sexual assault of a child in Cathlamet.

April 11 — 8:31 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who was having respiratory issues.


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