Sheriff's Report, November 2, 2023
November 2, 2023
October 22 — 8:38 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who fell.
October 23 — 12:19 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and a deputy responded to a Rosedale home after a caller reported the resident fell and hit her head six hours earlier. She had a bruised eye and arm and was not responding normally. 8:23 a.m. A Cathlamet resident found a dead hawk on his property. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife was notified. 9:06 a.m. The sheriff’s department received a referral from Adult Protective Services for a person who was allegedly abused in a nearby county. A deputy called the shelter to ask about resources. 11:19 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to an east county home after a caller reported that a friend may have suffered a stroke. 5:13 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a person living on East Sunny Sands Road. A deputy responded an found the resident alive and well.
October 24 — 12:44 p.m. The Grays River ambulance transported a Grays River resident complaining of hip pain to the hospital. 1:04 p.m. A caller asked for assistance after getting locked out of a vehicle. 4:02 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident with a low oxygen reading. The person refused transport to the hospital. 4:10 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident said a homemade bomb exploded near his fence the day before. He said he recently purchased the property and believed that the neighbors were not happy about it and may be responsible for the bomb.
October 25 — 8:23 a.m. Altoona/Pillar Rock Road was blocked after a log truck lost its load. The driver was waiting for a loader to arrive to put the trailer back on its wheels and reload the logs. 9:52 a.m. State patrol requested assistance with traffic control on SR 4 in the Skamokawa area. 12:10 p.m. A caller said she received a threat from a customer at a Rosedale business. 2 p.m. A caller reported that she was receiving threatening text messages from an ex-boyfriend. She was advised to apply for a protection order. 2:19 p.m. A caller in Deep River said he came home from school to find a friend in his bedroom. They’d recently had a falling out, the caller said. He became alarmed when he noticed a black weighted object in his friend’s pocket, believing it was a firearm. He asked the person to leave and a few minutes later heard a couple of gunshots. The caller then went after the friend and said he didn’t want him walking home and would give him a ride. His friend emptied his bag and pockets and did not have a gun. Because no crime was articulated, no police action was taken. 4:22 p.m. A caller reported that a man on a scooter was stuck and unable to talk or walk. A deputy responded but the man had already received assistance from another person. 8:03 p.m. A caller reported that a person residing in Rosburg left the hospital with an IV in his arm.
October 26 — 2:09 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance and a deputy provided a lift assist to a person on Greenwood Road. 6:43 a.m. A large limb was down and blocking a lane of SR 4 a couple miles west of County Line Park. The Washington State Department of Transportation was notified. 12:27 p.m. A caller reported that his truck was sideswiped by a Ford pickup on Columbia Street in Cathlamet. A deputy responded and determined that the damages were minor. The two parties would handle it as a civil matter. 2 p.m. A caller reported that a white eastbound Weyerhaeuser log truck was tailgating in a 35 mph zone and passing in a no passing lane. 2:18 p.m. A caller reported an individual with mental health issues who was making generalized threats. The caller was concerned he might pose a threat to the community. Information about the person was forwarded to state patrol. 3:11 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was experiencing leg pain from a fall. 4:34 p.m. A caller reported a small red truck parked in the middle of an Elochoman Valley road. 5:09 p.m. A caller said a westbound driver on SR 4 near Cape Horn was unable to maintain his lane. A deputy responded and tried to observe the driver, but he pulled into the driveway of his home. 6:33 p.m. A Rosedale resident heard a shot fired and saw a truck back up on to his neighbor’s property.
October 27 — 12:29 p.m. A caller reported an assault. A woman involved told a deputy that she and her boyfriend liked to play a little rough and that he would grab her chest from time to time but she didn’t mind. He stopped when she told him to. No police action was taken. 2:34 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Rosedale resident. A deputy responded and found all was well. 4:01 p.m. The sheriff’s office was asked to be on the lookout for a stolen Subaru Legacy being driven by a person suspected of homicide in Poulsbo. The person was possibly armed and believed to be seeking suicide by cop. He was last seen in Chehalis but believed to be in Pacific County. Pacific County authorities reported that the subject was apprehended at 6:20 p.m. 4:31 p.m. A caller reported that two trees were down and blocking Hull Creek Road. The county road department responded. 6 p.m. A caller said an intoxicated person came to their Beaver Creek home and threatened her and her husband. The person was yelling and broke a chair. A deputy and state patrol responded and the individual was arrested. 8:34 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported hearing shots fired. 11:36 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who was having difficulty breathing and an increased heart rate.
October 28 — 2:17 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported multiple break ins over the last several months. A deputy spoked with family members and they expressed concerns about the person’s mental health, possibly due to alcohol use. 3:16 p.m. A Puget Island resident said someone was entering his home and throwing parties while he was sleeping. He said the person broke in and started laundry while he was on the phone with dispatch. 3:52 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was experiencing pain from a recent fall. 4:31 p.m. A Middle Valley resident reported a possible prowler. 5:13 p.m. A caller requested a jump start. 5:15 p.m. A Puget Island resident reported smoke inside her residence. She could not ascertain the source. There were no visible flames and her smoke detector wasn’t activated. The resident called back to say that the stove was on and they put groceries on top of it. They no longer needed the fire department. 6:31 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who slipped and fell and was bleeding from her forehead. Lifeflight responded. 6:43 p.m. A caller reported a possible drunk driver heading west on SR 4 near County Line Park. The driver was well below the speed limit and unable to maintain the lane. A deputy responded and followed the driver for six miles but did not witness any erratic behavior. 11:10 p.m. A Puget Island resident asked for assistance after a dog got stuck in a fence on her neighbor’s property.
October 29 — 11:15 a.m. A caller reported a deceased deer about 30 feet away from a Puget Island road. 3:56 p.m. A wallet was found on Steamboat Slough Road. The owner was notified. 5:45 p.m. A caller reported a reckless driver heading east on SR 4. The car was traveling at a high rate of speed and passing multiple vehicles.