Sheriff's Report, October 12, 2023
October 12, 2023
October 1 — 7:46 p.m. Two callers said a Puget Island resident was distressed and threatening to harm herself. After a search, a deputy was able to locate the individual at 10:28 p.m. He requested medical aid, and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. 8:22 p.m. A caller asked for assistance after getting locked out of a vehicle. The caller was advised that the deputy was on a high priority call and there would be a delay. 9:02 p.m. A Grays River resident said a former spouse with a protection order against him showed up at his home. A deputy and state patrol responded.
October 2 — 8:07 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a person walking barefoot along SR4. A deputy responded and spoke to the individual. 9:03 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident who was weak and congested. 9:26 a.m. A caller said someone was living in the bushes behind the Rosburg store. 10:54 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident complaining of abdominal pain. 3:41 p.m. A tree fell on Beaver Creek Road, blocking the east bound lane. A deputy responded. 3:52 p.m. An east county resident said a horse was stolen from her property in mid-September. The resident said there was a verbal agreement with the suspect regarding work in exchange for the horse. 4:24 p.m. A caller reported an incident of road rage when another driver allegedly pushed him off of SR 4 in the Rosedale area. 7:56 p.m. A caller reported a suspicious vehicle at the Dollar General.
October 3 — 1:20 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a Puget Island resident. A deputywas able to make contact and reported that all was well. 10:42 a.m. A deceased deer was found along Front Street near the Puget Island bridge. The Washington State Department of Transportation was notified. 1:18 p.m. A caller said a woman was lying on the sidewalk in front of the Cathlamet Hotel. A deputy responded and an individual was arrested. 2:28 p.m. A burglar alarm was activated at an east county property. It turned out to be a false alarm. 4:35 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver heading west on SR 4 in the Alger Creek area. 6:18 p.m. Adomestic disturbance was reported at an Elochoman Valley home. Deputies responded and a representative from mental health was en route. An individual was transported to the hospital for involuntary treatment. 8:40 p.m. A caller reported that a friend at an Elochoman Valley home was having suicidal thoughts. State patrol was en route.
October 4 — 8:59 a.m. A caller said someone was visiting her neighbor and may be taking herout to get high. She wanted the matter documented. 10:23 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a child in a travel trailer at the marina. A deputy responded.
October 5 — 12 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Cathlamet resident. 10:35 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a Grays River resident who had not picked up his mail for over a month. A deputy made contact with the resident. 10:47 a.m. A caller asked to speak to a deputy about a family member in the Alger Creek area who was possibly having a mental health issue. 3:37 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported that a suspicious man was sitting in a vehicle in her driveway. When she approached, he refused to acknowledge her and left. At 3:44 p.m., the man was reported to be at Wahkiakum High School, and at 4:01 p.m., at a Rosedale business. A caller said the man was behaving erratically. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. The man did not meet the standard for involuntary treatment. He said he was fine and refused transport to the hospital. He was transported to his home. 6:15 p.m. A Puget Island resident was transported to the hospital for involuntary treatment following a welfare check.
October 6 — 1:21 a.m. A caller said he had received multiple calls from his wife and she was threatening to harm herself. A deputy spoke with the woman at 10:30 a.m. and she was connected with mental health professionals. 2:42 a.m. A Puget Island resident complained that a large tanker truck was taking too much time and blocking the road while trying to back into his neighbor’s driveway. 9:19 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Rosedale resident. 6:03 p.m. A caller asked for assistance after getting locked out of a vehicle.
October 7 — 3:50 a.m. A driver struck a deer on a Puget Island road. She said there wasn’tmuch damage to the car and the deer disappeared. 9:30 a.m. A caller reported a strange looking carcass at Erickson Park. A message was left for the public works department. 2:09 p.m. A caller reported that a westbound driver was speeding on SR 4. 6:28 p.m. A caller reported that the drivers of a gold Ford Explorer and a blue Dodge Caravan were illegally scouting a bull in the Grays River area. 6:34 p.m. A caller reported a deceased deer in the westbound lane of SR 4 east of Flandersville. 9:54 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a juvenile who was having suicidal thoughts. Deputies responded and arranged a meeting with mental health representatives.
October 8 — 9:28 a.m. A caller reported a brush fire around mile post 3 on Elochoman Valley Road. The Cathlamet Fire Department responded and found a legal burn. 12:15 p.m. A caller said someone put out a cigarette on the hood of her car and damaged the plastic on the drivers side mirror. The car was parked behind the Cathlamet Hotel. 12:51 p.m. A caller reported an injured juvenile osprey in the refuge. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife was notified. Peninsula Wild Care agreed to assist the bird. 2:02 p.m. A domestic disturbance was reported at an Elochoman Valley residence. The caller asked for a phone number for a cab service. 6:50 p.m. A caller reported a road rage incident on a Puget Island road. He said the other driver followed him home and confronted him. 8:32 p.m. A caller reported that a vehicle was parked along SR 4 in Skamokawa. There were two people in the car, and one appeared to be slumped over. A second caller said that the man lost consciousness and they needed an ambulance. Emergency personnel in Skamokawa responded. 8:52 p.m. A caller reported that a child was having thoughts of suicide. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance responded.