Sheriff's Report, May 6, 2021
May 6, 2021
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
April 25 — 10:06 p.m. The Grays River ambulance and the Grays River Fire Department responded to a Grays River resident who was unconscious following a possible stroke.
April 26 — 7:33 a.m. A caller reported that a deceased sea lion had washed ashore near the marina. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife was notified. 8:19 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and the Puget Island Fire Department provided a lift assist to a Puget Island resident who had fallen. 10:47 a.m. A Deep River resident reported fraudulent activity involving her bank account. A deputy was able to assist her in freezing her accounts before any money was lost. 10:54 a.m. A caller accidentally dialed 911. 1:31 p.m. A caller noticed a large log possibly covered in tires floating in the Cathlamet Channel. Marina employees responded and removed the hazard. 4:58 p.m. The Grays River ambulance and the Grays River Fire Department provided a lift assist to a Deep River resident. 5:28 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that a pair of bulls that had been missing for about a month had been shot. He said that he had received an earlier threat regarding the bulls. 7:46 p.m. A caller accidentally dialed 911.
April 27 — 6:12 a.m. A Grays River resident reported a vehicle prowl. Someone had rifled though the car, the caller said, but the only thing missing was possibly a pair of non-prescription reading glasses. 10:25 a.m. A Deep River resident reported that someone had broken into a vehicle and stolen a wallet. 3:14 p.m. A Nassa Point resident reported that three vehicles had been broken into and that gas was siphoned out of all three. The caller said her vehicle had been unlocked and multiple items were stolen. Extra patrols were requested. 8:05 p.m. A caller accidentally dialed 911. 11:39 p.m. A caller reported a disturbance at a Cathlamet address. State patrol responded.
April 28 — 7:17 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who was having an allergic reaction to prescription medication. 10:35 a.m. A Grays River resident reported that his vehicle had been broken into and that some change, lottery tickets, and two pairs of sunglasses had been taken. 1:31 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported that a dog at a nearby home was barking constantly. 2:04 p.m. A caller reported that two suspicious vehicles were headed to a Weyerhauser gate on the east side of the county. A deputy advised that an individual had been trespassed from Weyerhauser land. 2:57 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle in the Deep River area. 5:47 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a youth after abuse was suspected at a Rosedale home. A deputy responded. The parent said it was discipline. 11:52 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance provided lift assistance to a Cape Horn resident. 11:57 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who may have broken an arm and some ribs in a fall.
April 29 — 12:38 a.m. A caller said that three dogs were chasing cyclists on East Little Island Road. A deputy spoke with the caller and the dog owner. The deputy warned the owner to keep the dogs on his property and informed him of the potentially dangerous dog ordinance. The owner said he would mow the area behind his fence and keep his dogs there. 1:47 p.m. A Cathlamet resident said he had found a double barrel shotgun and asked if a deputy would stop by and pick it up. 2:03 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Rosedale resident. A deputy said the individual refused aid. 2:43 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Deep River resident. 3:07 p.m. A caller who had been walking on a beach on East Sunny Sands became concerned when a woman told her she was on private property and that she would be sorry for walking there. A deputy advised the caller that this did not amount to a criminal threat. 4:20 p.m. A caller said that dogs at an Elochoman Valley property were penned up all the time, getting tangled up, and were not being fed properly. A deputy responded and found a puppy that looked undernourished. The owner said that the puppy was undersized because of a medical condition and that the medication did not seem to be helping. She said that the bigger dog was on a line because he jumps the fence. No further law enforcement was taken at that time. 4:38 p.m. A caller said that a shotgun that had been turned in earlier belonged to him and asked if he could get it back. He said he would contact the seller for proof of purchase. 7:44 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Alger Creek resident who needed her pulse checked at the request of her doctor. Transport to the hospital was refused. 9:55 p.m. The Grays River ambulance and the Grays River Fire Department provided a lift assist for a Deep River resident. 10:50 p.m. A caller reported that a car was partially blocking the westbound lane of SR 4 near County Line Park. There was no one in the car. State patrol was notified. A deputy responded and was unable to locate the vehicle.
April 30 — 8:20 a.m. A caller reported that a family member was trespassing on his Rosedale property. He was advised that it was a civil issue. 10:13 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Rosedale resident. 10:21 a.m. A Deep River resident reported that a family member had threatened to steal her belongings. 10:39 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported a clinic patient with heart issues to the hospital. 12:34 p.m. A caller provided a possible tip regarding the theft of a commercial trailer. 1:04 p.m. A caller said someone had collapsed in a portable toilet at a Rosburg business. A deputy and the Grays River ambulance responded and found the individual to be highly intoxicated. He refused transport to the hospital or his home, stating he would walk. 3:18 p.m. A caller said a large branch was down on Middle Valley Road. The county road department was notified. 3:35 p.m. A caller reported that a westbound truck had passed several vehicles on SR 4 in the Nassa Point area. State patrol was notified. 4:08 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious person walking on West Sunny Sands Road. 4:43 p.m. A bank reported that a bad check in the amount of $47,600 had been deposited. A caller reported on April 17 that the individual involved may have been scammed. 6:48 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported finding a cow on his property. Calls were made to possible owners. 10:11 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that there were people in an empty lot nearby making a lot of noise.
May 1 — 12:01 a.m. A caller reported an erratic driver heading west on SR 4 near County Line Park. 9:35 a.m. A caller provided a tip regarding a recent theft in Deep River. 11:56 a.m. A caller accidentally dialed 911. 5:49 p.m. A caller said he had been poisoned and was trying to get to the hospital, adding that he was in a small blue car, possibly in the Grays River area. He hung up and deputies attempted to locate the individual. A dispatcher in Cowlitz County said that when they had spoken with him earlier, he had said he was at Dairy Queen and he was going to die.