Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Sheriff's Report, June 3, 2021

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

May 24 — 2:29 p.m. A caller reported that a man who was at his Puget Island property to pick up a motorhome was taking other things. A deputy responded and spoke with the individual who had bought the RV. It turned out he was removing items from his own car and putting them into the motorhome.

May 25 — 3:22 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Rosedale address. A deputy attempted to contact a responsible party, but there was no answer. He checked the property and found everything secured. 11:24 a.m. A caller reported that a westbound log truck was all over the road, traveling about 10 mph under the speed limit on SR 4 in the Nassa Point area. A deputy spoke with the driver who said he was headed back to the Elochoman Valley to pick up another load. The deputy determined that all seemed well and no action was taken at that time. 11:48 a.m. A caller needed someone trespassed from Vista Park and asked for deputy assistance. A deputy responded. 1:57 p.m. Adult Protective Services requested deputy assistance at a Cathlamet home. 4:32 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who said his head was hurting and he felt dizzy after a fall. 5:58 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident who was complaining of a high temperature. 8:57 p.m. A Grays River resident said she was intoxicated and having a mental breakdown. She hung up during the call and did not respond when dispatch attempted to call back three times. Deputies responded.

May 26 — 7:32 a.m. A deputy responded to a request for a vehicle unlock in Rosedale. 9:05 a.m. A caller said that construction crews were speeding on a Deep River road. 9:46 a.m. A caller reported that a car had been left in the boat launch at Vista Park. He said the driver had been asked to leave an hour earlier, but the car was still there. 11:56 a.m. A caller at Wahkiakum High School said that drugs had been found on students who had been attending a school event at Cispus campground. 1:07 p.m. The Grays River ambulance and the Grays River Fire Department aided an individual who had fallen the day before at a campground in Pacific County. 6:06 p.m. A deputy responded after state patrol reported an erratic driver on SR 4 in the Nassa Point area. The deputy said that a man had been driving, but a woman took over after he’d had a medical event. 6:56 p.m. A caller said that someone in a black Chevy Tahoe was shooting on or at property on East Valley Road where there were children and livestock. 7:10 p.m. A caller alleged that a family member who lived in the Rosburg area was taking money from her mother’s bank account. 8:57 p.m. A caller reported possible child neglect at a Puget Island home. A deputy followed up with someone at the school who said all the children in that home seemed to be happy and healthy.

May 27 — 9:49 a.m. A caller complained that a small engine had been running loudly for the past five minutes. A deputy responded and found that landscaping and maintenance crews were running equipment for work. 1:31 p.m. A caller reported that a tree was down and blocking both lanes of SR 4 in the Rosburg area. 3:42 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Beaver Creek resident who had left the hospital earlier in the day and needed to remove an IV. After the patient returned to the hospital, the request was canceled. 4:36 p.m. The Sheriff’s Department was asked to be on the lookout for a woman who was supposed to travel from Olympia to Aberdeen, but had somehow ended up in Kelso. State patrol advised that she reached her destination safely. 11:29 p.m. A caller reported that the water was on at the pool in Cathlamet. Dispatch contacted a school employee and a Town of Cathlamet employee and learned that the pool was being readied for the summer season. He notified the initial caller.

May 28 — 11:57 a.m. A caller said that a dog had been left in a vehicle with the windows cracked on a Cathlamet street. She said it was hot and the dog was panting. The caller called back at 12:06 p.m to say the owner was out with the dog. 12:45 p.m. A Skamokawa resident said that the landlord’s son and grandson were on the roof taking pictures. The caller said they were not supposed to be there. A deputy spoke with the caller who said that she had spoken with the landlord and there were no more issues. 2 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident said he was being harassed and that an order needed to be served to the individual. Deputies responded and an order was served. 9:51 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver on East Valley Road.

May 29 — 1:01 a.m. An individual with a misdemeanor warrant was taken to county line and transferred to authorities in Cowlitz County following a vehicle stop on SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. 1:33 a.m. A caller said that a dog was running loose near a Rosedale business. A deputy responded. The dog was found nearby and returned to its home. 9:32 a.m. A caller reported a one vehicle accident on SR 4 just east of Rosedale. There was debris all over the road. There did not seem to be any injuries. A deputy and the District 4 Fire Department responded. The debris was removed from the roadway.


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