Sheriff's Report, January 4, 2024
January 4, 2024
December 26 11:46 a.m. A Grays River resident reported a power outage. The PUD responded. 11:46 a.m. A homeowner said that two people traveling in rafts down the Elochoman River were trespassing on his property, trampling it after landing, and setting up camp. 2:29 p.m. A caller said a gift was stolen from a parcel locker at the post office in Cathlamet. 2:41 p.m. The Grays River ambulance provided a lift assist to a Rosburg resident. The individual refused transport to the hospital. 2:53 p.m. A caller reported that a westbound driver in a silver SUV was all over the road, nearly striking other vehicles. 5:41 p.m. A caller said a deer was down on the center line of SR 4 on KM. 6:44 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Rosedale resident. The person making the request called back 15 minutes later to say she was able to make contact with the individual. 8:30 p.m. An intoxicated man was reported to be stumbling around the grocery store in Cathlamet. He bought more alcohol before driving away in a dark SUV, the caller said. 8:35 p.m. A caller reported a possible drunk driver heading west on SR 4. He said the driver was unable to maintain his lane and was traveling well below the speed limit. Deputies located the vehicle but saw no probable cause for a vehicle stop. 9:09 p.m. An alarm was activated at a Rosburg address. State patrol responded.
December 27 7:17 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing person at a Nassa Point address. 12:55 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a person complaining of back pain. 1:35 p.m. The sheriff’s department received a referral from Adult Protective Services for a person in a Grays River home. 1:59 p.m. A caller said two men were trespassing on a Rosburg property, trying to take wood off a log stack and tearing up an easement. A deputy responded and spoke with all involved. He learned that the two men were not trespassing on an easement. The caller was advised to provide the property owner’s contact information to the sheriff’s department so they could determine if that person wanted the two men to be trespassed. 2:26 p.m. A caller complained about a driver that swerved and almost struck his vehicle in Cathlamet. 2:44 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Rosburg resident. A deputy was able to make contact with the person.
December 28 9:35 a.m. A woman with multiple dogs was seen on SR 4 in the Elochoman
Valley area flagging down drivers. 1:27 p.m. A caller reported that a man was out of control outside a Puget Island home and wouldn’t leave. A deputy, the Cathlamet ambulance, the Cathlamet Fire Department, and Life Flight responded when the individual suffered a self-inflicted wound. 2:49 p.m. A caller said a woman was harassing customers in a Rosedale parking lot. 2:57 p.m. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island resident complaining of generalized pain and no energy. 3:16 p.m. A Rosedale resident reported that a woman was digging through his trash and talking to herself. She left his property and headed towards Cathlamet. State patrol responded. 3:46 p.m. A driver asked for assistance after getting locked out of a vehicle. 4:30 p.m. A caller reported two dogs that appeared to be malnourished in a Puget Island roadway. The Wahkiakum Animal Advocates Group was notified. 4:40 p.m. A domestic disturbance was reported at a Puget Island home. Medical assistance was requested for a possible seizure. Deputies and the Cathlamet ambulance responded. 5:44 p.m. A Puget Island resident said all her birds were missing after two dogs got into her chicken and duck pen. Some of them were found deceased. 11:28 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was having difficulty breathing.
December 29 8:52 a.m. A caller reported a cow on Greenwood Road. 9:09 a.m. East Little Island Road was closed for diking district maintenance. 10:30 a.m. A caller requested a civil standby while she collected her belongings from a Grays River home. 11:30 a.m. A Rosedale resident said a neighbor was yelling at her for dumping garbage in the trash bin. A deputy spoke with both parties. One was upset with the other for slamming the lid on the dumpster, and the other said she could barely lift the lid so she wasn’t slamming it. A deputy asked the person to do her best so as not to disturb the peace. 1:25 p.m. A person on an ambulance was found to be in possession of meth.
December 30 6:39 a.m. A caller asked for assistance after getting locked out of a vehicle. He called back at 7:45 a.m. to say he was able to gain access and was no longer in need of assistance. 11:50 a.m. A caller said a transformer in the 200 block of Elochoman Valley Road was sparking. The PUD responded. 2:25 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a child in a Puget Island home. 3:44 p.m. A caller said he found two weed eaters stashed by the men’s bathroom at County Line Park.
December 31 12:39 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident complained about dogs at a nearby property barking constantly. 11:49 a.m. An east county resident reported that her husband threatened her with a weapon. A man was arrested. 12:55 p.m. A caller accidentally dialed 911. 6:21 p.m. A Christmas tree was found in the eastbound lane of SR 4, blocking the entrance to the refuge. 7:04 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Cathlamet resident who was having trouble breathing.