Sheriff's Report, April 7, 2022
April 7, 2022
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
March 27 — 7:56 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious person sitting in a vehicle on a Rosedale road for over an hour. 8:24 p.m. During a vehicle stop, a deputy suspected marijuana use and conducted field sobriety tests. 9:42 p.m. A deputy stopped a driver and learned he only had a permit and had mental health issues. A parent was contacted and en route, stating that the driver did not have permission to take the vehicle.
March 28 — 12:07 a.m. The sheriff’s office was notified that a vehicle would be left along SR 4 a couple miles west of County Line Park until a responsible party could pick it up. It was marked with sheriff’s tape and do not tow signs. 1:43 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident. 8:13 a.m. A Deep River resident reported that he was being stalked by a woman claiming to be the ghost of Kurt Cobain. The woman was arrested and her vehicle was towed. 11:45 a.m. A Puget Island resident reported a speeding vehicle on North Welcome Slough Road. 12:25 p.m. The sheriff’s department received a referral from Adult Protective Services. 2:54 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident with a heart condition. 4:39 p.m. A caller reported a sexual assault at a school in Cathlamet. 6:51 p.m. A seagull landed on a power pole and caused an outage at all camping spots at the Elochoman Slough Marina. The PUD was notified.
March 29 — 8:11 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident complaining of vertigo and confusion. 8:36 a.m. A caller from a Rosedale business reported that the driver of a white truck with a canopy had pumped more than $50 worth of gas and had left without paying. 9:48 a.m. A caller reported possible child abuse. 10:07 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a woman seen slumped over in a vehicle parked on a Cathlamet street. A deputy responded. 3:57 p.m. A death was reported at a Cathlamet address. 4:54 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported that the neighbor was messing with the fence posts he was trying to install on his property. 7:18 p.m. A death was reported at a Little Cape Horn home.
March 30 — 12:55 a.m. A caller said that two suspicious people appeared to be attempting to gain access to the gallery in Cathlamet. 11:03 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that someone was trespassing and threatening the family. 11:33 a.m. A caller reported that a Puget Island resident was in pain. The Cathlamet ambulance responded. 11:57 a.m. An East Valley resident left a list of items that had been stolen from his property. 3:30 p.m. The sheriff’s department was notified of a historical assault of a child that had been uncovered during an investigation by the Kelso Police Department. 6:53 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported continued harassment by a neighbor despite a restraining order. 8:43 p.m. A caller reported two suspicious men sitting in a vehicle in the Skamokawa area.
March 31 — 10:58 a.m. A caller reported that a vehicle had hopped the curb on Main Street and run into a pallet of water. No injuries were reported. 3:49 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a woman who was having difficulty breathing. She refused transport to the hospital. 4:45 p.m. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Rosedale home after an individual had harmed herself.
April 1 — 8:29 a.m. A caller reported a speeding vehicle heading east on SR 4 in the Deep River area. 9:21 a.m. The sheriff’s department received a referral from Adult Protective Services. 1:18 p.m. A caller said a manufactured home was sitting sideways on SR 4 a couple miles west of County Line Park, and that two men were flagging traffic. 4:05 p.m. A caller said that a driver had nearly rear-ended her vehicle as she pulled out of a Skamokawa restaurant and that the same driver later cut her off farther down the road.
April 2 — 6:05 a.m. An assault was reported during a domestic disturbance at a Cathlamet home. One person was arrested. 9:23 a.m. A Cathlamet resident said they were unable to leave their home after someone had blocked their driveway with a truck and trailer. 10:13 a.m. A caller said she was being stalked. 10:16 a.m. A Puget Island resident said that a woman was yelling at him from the neighbor’s property. 2:27 p.m. A caller reported that there were two bales of hay on SR 4 at Nassa Point. Two bales of hay were found on SR 4 near Mill Creek as well. 4:36 p.m. A caller reported that a group of motorcyclists were traveling at excessive speeds on a Puget Island road. 5:34 p.m. A caller accidentally dialed 911. 6:13 p.m. A caller said that a floating barn tied up in Steamboat Slough had come loose and was floating down to Altoona Point. It was seen being towed to Skamokawa Bay. The caller said there was a possibility that the building had been used for drug production. A second caller said that the structure was stuck under Brook Slough bridge. 6:35 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual who had hit his head and had low blood pressure. 8:02 p.m. A caller said his truck and trailer had been towed. 9:07 p.m. A trespasser was seen on a property on Middle Valley Road. A deputy responded.
April 3 — 1:45 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual with high blood pressure. He refused transport to the hospital. 9:33 a.m. A caller reported that two horses were on Elochoman Valley Road. 1:41 p.m. A caller asked for assistance after getting locked out of a vehicle. 4:11 p.m. A sewer alarm was activated at a Skamokawa address. 4:24 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident with swollen feet and ankles, and pain in the groin area. 8:34 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an individual at Vista Park complaining of chest pain.