Sheriff's Report, July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
June 26 — 12:30 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a Grays River resident. A deputy responded and determined that all was well. 1:33 p.m. A caller was concerned that a Rosedale resident was having a mental health crisis and requested a welfare check. A crisis team responded and learned that the person was healing from surgery. 2:32 p.m. A caller requested assistance after getting a key stuck in a car door. 4:15 p.m. A driver with a flat tire asked for help. 6:42 p.m. A caller said he had pulled a deer off of SR 4 near County Line Park and that it needed to be euthanized.
June 27 — 1:31 a.m. A caller said they were stuck on Steamboat Slough Road after a large tree had fallen. A deputy and the county road department responded. 2:34 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance provided a lift assist to a Puget Island resident. The individual refused transport to the hospital. 6:14 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident with a bulging disc in his back. 6:41 a.m. A man was seen wrapped in a tarp or blanket along Beaver Creek Road. A deputy responded. 7:45 a.m. A caller reported two semi trucks traveling in the wrong lane of SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. 11:45 a.m. A caller reported a cow in the middle of East Sunny Sands Road. The cow was later seen on East Birnie Slough Road. 11:51 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Rosedale resident. 12:36 p.m. A caller reported that neighbors were screaming and breaking things at a Beaver Creek home. 3:17 p.m. A caller had information about an incident on June 25. 3:38 p.m. An abandoned boat was reported. 7:03 p.m. A caller said that his vehicle had broken down the night before and he had left it parked on a logging road west of the KM transfer station. When he returned to retrieve the vehicle, it was gone. 7:12 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who had fallen. 7:12 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported that a juvenile had run away. A deputy asked that the state patrol and authorities in Cowlitz County and Vancouver be notified of a stolen vehicle and that the juvenile was a known runaway.
June 28 — 12:13 a.m. A caller said that a woman was lying on Elochoman Valley Road. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. The deputy provided wound care. A representative of the mental health department responded and referred the matter to a social worker at the hospital. 6:09 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Deep River resident who was having a stroke. 3:14 p.m. A caller reported that someone had violated a restraining order. A deputy responded.
June 29 — 8:37 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident complaining of chest pain, back pain, and a tingling feeling in her shoulder. 9:11 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Deep River resident with back problems. 10:21 a.m. A caller reported that a friend had told him that people were planning to squat on a property on East Valley Road. The caller was concerned that they may be after scrap metal. He said that he had problems with the people in the past and asked to have them trespassed. The owner of the property called to say that only he and the earlier caller had permission to be on the property. 1:21 p.m. A West Sunny Sands resident reported that a chain saw and cell phone had been stolen. 2:52 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Cathlamet address. The Cathlamet Fire Department responded, but someone from a construction company called and said that he had set off the alarm accidentally while cutting drywall. The alarm was canceled. 3:32 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance transported an East Valley Road resident to the hospital. 7:26 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported that shot gun pellets had fallen on the roof of her house. She said she had been sitting outside in front of her house when she heard a loud boom and two pellets hit her metal roof. She looked around and heard a voice nearby. Dispatch heard a pop while on the phone with the caller. A deputy responded and searched the property with the caller but were unable to locate the person responsible. 9:22 p.m. A caller reported a calf in the westbound lane of SR 4 in the Alger Creek area.
June 30 — 8:57 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Skamokawa address. 10:06 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a juvenile in an Elochoman Valley home. 1:18 p.m. A caller reported that he had cattle on the refuge and that two and possibly a third had been shot. 8:36 p.m. A caller reported that a motorcyclist was speeding on South Welcome Slough Road.
July 1 — 8:25 a.m. A caller reported that she had almost been struck by two red logging trucks on Deep River Road. 9:25 a.m. A caller reported fraudulent checks. 1:22 p.m. A caller reported that two sheep were walking down SR 409 near the storage units. 4:02 p.m. The sheriff’s department received a referral from Adult Protective Services for a Cathlamet resident, citing possible financial exploitation. A deputy spoke with the individual. She said she didn’t need any help at that time. 4:58 p.m. A Rosedale resident was concerned about a suspicious person who had driven down their private road and tried to sell a vacuum to a neighbor. 7:29 p.m. A caller reported an aggressive dog on West Sunny Sands Road. 9:17 p.m. A driver asked for assistance after getting locked out of a vehicle.
July 2 — 9:38 a.m. A caller reported that several cows were loose on East Birnie Slough Road. 10:24 a.m. A caller asked for assistance after getting locked out of a vehicle. 12:38 a.m. A caller found the door of the River Street meeting room unlocked and open. He wasn’t certain how long it had been open. He secured the building. 2:39 p.m. An Alger Creek resident reported having intermittent power issues. The PUD was notified. 4:01 p.m. A caller reported that a juvenile had run away with her boyfriend. A deputy attempted to contact the youth, but there was no response. 5:40 p.m. A caller said she was picking up her daughter from her ex-husband’s house and found him outside wearing only a t-shirt. She said there were four juvenile females in the home. 6:48 p.m. A Grays River resident reported that a neighbor had set a field on fire while setting off fireworks. The caller believed the fire was out. He said he would call back if anything changed. 7:33 p.m. A caller reported that someone was sleeping in the post office in Cathlamet. 11:21 p.m. A caller reported that neighbors on Greenwood Road were setting off fireworks, playing music, and being too loud. 11:47 p.m. An individual was arrested on a felony warrant. A vehicle was towed.
July 3 — 3:20 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Deep River resident complaining of back pain. 5:32 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a Rosedale resident. A deputy spoke with the individual and determined all was well. 11:28 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Rosedale resident. 1:09 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported a theft that happened on June 28. 2:49 p.m. A caller reported a deceased deer along SR 409. 4:31 p.m. A caller was concerned about a possible registered sex offender living in her ex-husband’s home. 4:34 p.m. A caller reported that a small tree had fallen and was partially blocking Elochoman Valley Road. 6:01 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident who was complaining of pain and general weakness.