Sheriff's Report, December 16, 2021
December 16, 2021
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
December 6 — 2:38 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Rosedale resident. 8:42 a.m. A Rosedale resident complained that construction workers were blocking driveways while using a cul-de-sac for parking. 9:27 a.m. A caller reported that a protection order had been violated. 2:11 p.m. Someone hung up after dialing 911. Dispatch attempted to call back, but there was no response and no voicemail. A deputy responded and spoke with someone at the location; he reported that everything was under control. 8:43 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing resident on Greenwood Road. 8:48 p.m. A driver was given a criminal citation for driving with a suspended license. 9:56 p.m. A caller accidentally dialed 911.
December 7 — 8:16 a.m. A set of keys was found in the District 4 Fire Department’s parking lot. 8:30 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that a neighbor’s son was trespassing despite being told to stay off the property. A deputy responded, and the man was given a warning for trespassing. 8:54 a.m. Adult Protective Services referred the sheriff’s office to a Cathlamet home. 9:19 a.m. A landlord said that she was receiving threatening letters from a tenant in Rosedale. 11:36 a.m. A caller hung up after dialing 911 and did not respond to a call back from dispatch. A deputy went to a Cathlamet address to check, but no one answered the door. 11:46 a.m. A caller reported an alleged threat to a student at a Cathlamet school. A deputy spoke with the victim and witnesses and believed the actions did not constitute criminal harassment. He planned to follow up with more witnesses the next day. 12:10 p.m. The sheriff’s department received two referrals from Adult Protective Services for a resident in a Rosedale home. 2:28 p.m. A caller from Vista Park asked if shooting was going on at a nearby range after he had received complaints from campers about gunfire. A deputy reported that they were testing and that everything was safe. 4:44 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident with low blood pressure. 5:39 p.m. Deputies were requested at a Beaver Creek home when a domestic disturbance was reported. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual with a head injury, and the other party was arrested. 10:28 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to the Wahkiakum County Courthouse to aid an individual who was having chest pain and mental health issues. The man unstrapped himself from the gurney and said he would drive himself to the hospital. He yelled at the EMS crew, and asked law enforcement to shoot him, and otherwise refused care. Deputies tried to talk to the individual and offered to contact the mental health department, which he declined. Two friends showed up and offered to transport him to the hospital, but they were unable to help. At 5:08 a.m., the man left.
December 8 — 8:59 a.m. A Grays River resident reported a burglary. 12:42 p.m. A caller said she was taking a woman to a nearby restaurant after finding her lost and confused. A family member was contacted and went to the restaurant to pick her up. 4:07 p.m. A caller reported possible animal neglect on a Puget Island property. 4:28 p.m. A caller reported a fire burning in the Skamokawa area. It turned out to be a slash burn on Weyerhaeuser property. 5:49 p.m. A caller reported harassment. 5:56 p.m. A caller hung up after dialing 911. A deputy said he would go to the home. 10:58 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was complaining of chest pain and respiratory issues.
December 9 — 2:52 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Cathlamet resident. 9:56 a.m. A caller reported that a restraining order had been violated. 11:47 a.m. Child Protective Services requested deputy assistance at a Deep River home. 12:33 p.m. A caller dialed 911 and the line was left open. A deputy responded and learned it was an accidental 911 call. 12:49 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported finding a package that had been delivered to her home on a nearby road, with the contents missing. 5:26 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who had fallen. 5:48 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident asked for patrols in the area after finding a note on the door from someone who said they had stopped by and were hoping his mom and dad were okay. The caller said his parents were deceased.
December 10 — 4:55 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who had hurt a hand in a fall after losing consciousness. 10:11 a.m. A welfare check was requested for an individual in Cathlamet. 12:45 p.m. A caller reported a speeding vehicle on a Deep River Road. 2:15 p.m. A resident on East Valley Road reported that a chimney had collapsed and that the house was filling with smoke. The Skamokawa Fire Department, deputies, and the Skamokawa EMS responded. 2:58 p.m. A caller dialed 911. Dispatch could hear static and someone pressing buttons. There was a busy signal when dispatch called the number back. 8:59 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was dizzy, lethargic, having stomach pains, and no appetite. The individual refused transport to the hospital.
December 11 — 7:24 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and the Puget Island Fire Department aided a Puget Island resident who had fallen. 8:41 a.m. A Puget Island resident reported low water pressure. The PUD was notified. 11:09 a.m. A caller reported that a large tree limb was blocking a Rosburg road. The county road department responded and the limb was removed. 12:03 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported that a suspicious truck had driven up their driveway the night prior and there was now paper debris in their yard. 12:25 p.m. A caller reported that there was a tree leaning on power lines on Middle Valley Road, causing sparking. The PUD was notified. 12:41 p.m. The west end of Covered Bridge Road was closed because of flooding. 2:10 p.m. A caller reported a deceased deer in a Puget Island field. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife was notified. 2:19 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported finding fish hooks in her shoes. 3:29 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and the Puget Island Fire Department aided an east county resident who had fallen from a ladder and was bleeding. The individual refused transport to the hospital. 6:05 p.m. A caller reported a truck on a Puget Island road that had had its hazard lights on for the last hour. A deputy responded and said it was duck hunters and that they would be leaving shortly. 7 p.m. A driver reported a disabled vehicle on Abe Creek Hill after he hit a boulder. He planned to have someone pull his vehicle off the road. At 7:17 p.m., a deputy reported that the vehicle was being towed to a nearby auto shop, and that he was following behind with lights. 9:44 p.m. Someone accidentally dialed 911.