Sheriff's Report, November 23, 2023
November 23, 2023
November 12 8:56 p.m. A resident on Greenwood Road said they saw sparks from the power line and their power flickered. The PUD was notified.
November 13 2:14 a.m. A caller had photos of possible burglary tools and a meth pipe. 7:32 a.m. The Grays River ambulance aided an ailing Eden Valley resident. 12:22 p.m. A goat was found on East Valley Road. The Wahkiakum Animal Advocates Group was notified and pictures of the animal were posted on social media. 2 p.m. A caller reported that a vehicle had been left in a Rosedale parking lot for nearly a week. 5:37 p.m. Multiple residents on Fern Hill Road reported low water pressure. Public Works said they were aware of the situation and were already working on it. They expected water pressure to return to normal within the hour. 6:11 p.m. Law enforcement was requested at an Elochoman Valley address by someone hoping to collect some items from the home. She said a family member threatened to shoot her a few days earlier.
November 14 10:08 a.m. A Cathlamet resident reported ongoing harassment. 11:16 a.m. A caller said that a vehicle with a broken rear window waseen parked for the last couple days by an abandoned RV on KM. 11:18 a.m. A Puget Island resident said she had evidence of criminal acts. She said she wasn’t sleeping because of anxiety, and deputies were able to alleviate concerns about spyware on her phone. 6:54 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who fell. She refused transport to the hospital. 10:11 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported low water pressure. Five minutes later he said he had no water. Public Works was contacted and they said water was shut off briefly for a repair and should be restored in about 15 minutes. The caller was notified. 10:17 p.m. A disabled vehicle with hazard lights on was
partially parked in the eastbound lane of SR 4 near the bottom of Abe Creek Hill. A deputy responded and found two in the vehicle and learned they were out of gas. A field sobriety test was conducted and state patrol responded.
November 15 9:33 a.m. A caller requested assistance after getting locked out of a running vehicle. 10:27 a.m. The subject of a protection order said he was flipped off by the protected person as she drove past him. He said he was concerned she might call the sheriff’s department and accuse him of violating the protection order. 10:42 a.m. A caller said a vehicle had been parked in a gravel lot along SR 4 across from Elochoman Valley Road for days. 12:05 p.m. A caller said a vehicle was parked in the bushes along a road east of Cathlamet. 3:15 p.m. A speeding vehicle was seen heading east on SR 4, passing in no passing zones, and passing multiple cars. 4:17 p.m. A domestic disturbance was reported at an Elochoman Valley home. 5:21 p.m. A caller requested assistance after getting locked out of a vehicle. 5:38 p.m. A Grays
River resident reported seeing fire south of her property. A second caller reported a possible structure fire. It turned out to be several contained slash burns on a nearby ridge.
November 16 10 a.m. A hunter reported that several items were stolen from his campsite located on a logging road off East Valley Road. 10:43 a.m. A welfare check was requested for a person on East Sunny Sands Road after the caller heard about a possible disturbance at the home. 7:14 p.m. A caller requested a welfare check on a Cathlamet resident. 9:57 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a person on East Valley Road with a large cut to his head. 10:35 p.m. Pilots performing an Army training exercise reported that someone, exact location unknown, pointed a red laser at them while they were flying at about 400 feet.
November 17 9:09 a.m. A caller asked for assistance after getting locked out of a vehicle with it’s engine running. 10:56 a.m. A person from an outside agency requested assistance from thesheriff’s office while they conducted an interview with a Puget Island resident for involuntary treatment. 11:41 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident who fell. 11:59 a.m. A truck lost a tire on the Puget Island bridge. 4:25 p.m. A caller was concerned about possible financial, physical, and mental abuse at a Grays River home. 5:02 p.m. A caller said a vehicle was blocking the northbound lane of SR 409. A deputy responded and said the vehicle was moving to the fire hall in Cathlamet. 7:54 p.m. A domestic disturbance was reported in a
Puget Island home. 8:31 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a person complaining of chest pain. 9:04 p.m. A power outage was reported along Altoona/Pillar Rock Road. The PUD responded. 9:24 p.m. A caller dialed 911, but the connection was bad and dispatch was unable to determine exact location of the call. After determining it came from somewhere in Indian Village, a deputy responded but found nothing out of the ordinary. 10:27 p.m. Dispatch spoke to someone after they texted 911. She said she was on the phone with someone when her bedroom door opened on its own. There was no one in the home and she checked all the doors. She said she was safe and did not require additional assistance. 10:41 p.m. A second 911 call came in from the Indian Village area and disconnected. A deputy responded and said all
seemed safe and secure. 10:45 p.m. A Puget Island resident who reported an earlier disturbance at a Puget Island home called to say that a verbal altercation was escalating.
November 18 6:53 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance, state patrol, and a family member werecalled to a Puget Island home to assist a resident who fell. The family member said the person was up and had no injuries. The individual refused transport to the hospital. 7:52 a.m. A Puget Island resident reported a deceased deer in their front pasture. A message was left with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. 12:57 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Cape Horn resident. The person called back later and said there was no need for the welfare check, she was able to contact the person on her own. 2:59 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident who was having a seizure. 3:38 p.m. A caller said a burning slash pile was not contained on a logging road along West Valley Road. The Cathlamet Fire Department responded and the fire was contained. 6:11 p.m. A caller reported that a vehiclewas stuck in a ditch in the construction area along Cathlamet Road. 10:07 p.m. A Puget Island resident said his front door opened for no reason. He was asked to leave his home and wait in his vehicle until deputies could arrive and clear the home, but he refused to leave until they showed up. 10:19 p.m. Emergency personnel in Skamokawa aided an East Valley resident. 10:31 p.m. A caller reported that debris was blocking the westbound lane of SR 4 east of AbeCreek Hill.
November 19 7:23 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance provided a lift assist for a Rosedale resident. 8:26 a.m. A Grays River resident said someone broke into and vandalized his home. He was not certain was was stolen and was uncooperative. A deputy responded and learned that the caller fired two shots at a suspected van as it left the scene. The man said he struck the
driver side tire. State patrol was on the lookout for the disabled van and spoke with someone who saw a vehicle matching the description 30 minutes earlier. The caller described the subjects: one was a huskier male, and the second was a woman with sores all over her face. He later reported that a flat screen TV, coins and old mugs were missing, as well as a coin operated washing machine. 1:59 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver heading west on SR 4. A deputy later located the vehicle; it was unoccupied and on private property on Middle Valley Road. 5:31 p.m. A caller said a driver struck a deer on SR 4 in the Elochoman Valley area. He said the vehicle was on the side of the road and significantly damaged. The driver said the damage was
from a prior collision and he would not be filing and insurance claim. The vehicle was still operable and the person drove home. 6:58 p.m. A caller reported a stolen ring.