October 27, 2022
Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including:
October 17 — 12:30 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident complaining of chest pain. 1:05 a.m. A passenger on a cruise ship traveling on the Columbia River may have suffered a heart attack. The patient was transferred to the Cathlamet ambulance at an address on Ostervold Road. The U.S. Coast Guard was notified. 8:27 a.m. A caller requested a welfare check after a man in Cathlamet made suicidal comments. A deputy responded. The man told a deputy he was fine and said he did not have access to a firearm. 10:31 a.m. A caller requested a welfare check on a person living in the Rosedale area. She said she hadn’t heard from him in over a month, that he might be at the hospital, and that his phone number had been disconnected and his belongings had been removed from his home. A deputy spoke to a person in the home who said she spoke to the individual three weeks earlier at a medical center. A deputy contacted the medical center and was told there was no record of the man being there for the last three days. 2:27 p.m. A caller requested a welfare check on a family member after another family member would not allow her to visit. A deputy visited the home and spoke to the person of concern. He said he did not want to speak to the caller. 6:38 p.m. A mental health agency asked law enforcement to be on standby for contact with a possibly suicidal individual. The person told the deputy he was lonely, not suicidal, and did not want contact with law enforcement. 11:35 p.m. A caller reported that a man was in a pickup with the engine running and the door open for a couple hours at the marina storage units. The man was believed to be intoxicated.
October 18 — 12:25 a.m. A caller found a vehicle overturned on SR 4 in the Skamokawa area and wasn’t sure if it was occupied. A deputy, emergency personnel in Skamokawa, and the Skamokawa Fire Department responded. The driver showed up a few minutes later. There were no injuries reported and he said no one else had been in the vehicle. An individual was detained and a tow was called. 10:29 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and a deputy aided a Rosedale resident who had fainted, was having convulsions, and had high blood sugar. 11:14 a.m. The sheriff’s department received a referral from Child Protective Services for a Deep River home. Deputies responded and spoke with the child and adults in the home. 12:27 p.m. A Rosedale homeowner asked to speak to deputies about juveniles who were trespassing. He said he tried to call a parent, but there was no answer. A deputy spoke with the parents and set up a meeting. 1:01 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported that a neighbor was rude and vulgar to her and her children. She said it was an ongoing issue. She was advised of available protection orders. 1:38 p.m. A caller reported that his father was missing. A welfare check had already been conducted. His belongings had been removed from his room at his last known residence, he was no longer at a hospital he was last seen at, and his phone was disconnected. 2:12 p.m. A caller reported a speeding logging truck on a Deep River road. 5:10 p.m. Deputies were asked to accompany mental health professionals who were doing a welfare check on a Rosedale resident who was making suicidal comments and had weapons in the home. 5:39 p.m. An outside agency asked the sheriff’s department to see if a vehicle involved in a hit and run had been sold by someone living in the Rosedale area. A deputy spoke to the homeowner who said the vehicle was sold four months earlier. 5:47 p.m. A purse was found on Steamboat Slough. 7:20 p.m. A Puget Island resident who had earlier reported being harassed by a neighbor said the man would not leave the residence.
October 19 — 9:25 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a person who may have had a stroke. Lifeflight responded. 11:42 p.m. A caller requested daily welfare checks on her father, asking deputies to make sure the front door was not locked. Deputies told the caller they could not do as she wished. 12:45 p.m. Students were caught smoking marijuana at a Cathlamet school and were said to have a lot of drug paraphernalia. 4:33 p.m. A Grays River resident reported hearing hundreds of shots daily and was concerned about the proximity of the shots to the houses in the area.
October 20 — 1:25 p.m. A caller reported that a logging truck was speeding on a Deep River road.
October 21 — 1:53 a.m. A caller reported that a pickup was in the ditch by the westbound lane of SR 4 near the bottom of Abe Creek Hill. A deputy and state patrol responded and found a person in the vehicle. There were no injuries reported. 3:37 a.m. A one vehicle accident was reported on a Deep River road. The vehicle was unoccupied. A deputy responded and found a truck that appeared to have run into a barricade and lost a wheel. A loaded log truck was unable to get around it. A tow was called. 11:34 a.m. A caller reported that a vehicle had been sitting in the pharmacy parking lot for several hours. A window was down and an unsecured firearm had been left in it. A deputy contacted the family of the registered owner. 11:43 a.m. A person at a correctional center alleged perjury and harassment via email. A deputy determined that the matter was unfounded. 1:45 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident who had lost consciousness. 2:18 p.m. A caller in Cathlamet requested assistance after getting locked out of a running vehicle. 3:16 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided an ailing Deep River resident. 5:19 p.m. A caller requested assistance after getting locked out of a vehicle. 5:52 p.m. A fire alarm was activated at a Cathlamet address. The Cathlamet Fire Department responded. 8:21 p.m. A caller reported that two men in a silver truck had been drinking. An individual was arrested following a vehicle stop. 8:25 p.m. A caller reported that a vehicle had been sitting in the parking lot of a Rosedale business for three days.
October 22 — 12:32 p.m. A caller said she watched a woman going through seven mailboxes at the intersection of North Jacobson Road and SR 4. A deputy responded but did not find the woman. 5:10 p.m. A caller accidentally dialed 911. 7:43 p.m. An outside agency reported that an abandoned and stripped four wheeler had been found near Mill Creek. A deputy informed the agency it was Department of Natural Resource’s land.
October 23 — 9:07 a.m. A Puget Island resident said his neighbor’s three dogs were on his property. A deputy responded and found the dogs on their own property and issued a potential dangerous dog warning. 9:54 a.m. A caller found a truck parked in front of the gate of a Skamokawa quarry and asked to have a deputy check on the possible trespasser. A deputy responded and reported that the truck had left. 4:03 p.m. A caller reported a burn pile in the Rosedale area. The District 4 Fire Department and a deputy responded. 6:19 p.m. The Grays River ambulance and the Naselle ambulance aided an ailing Deep River resident.