Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Sheriff's Report

May 6 10:29 a.m. A Skamokawa caller reported that four dogs and several puppies were dropped off at the end of West Valley Road. Wahkiakum Animal Advocacy Group (WAAG) was notified. 10:59 a.m. A Deep River resident let the Sheriff’s Department know that there was a county road sign left in their yard. 11:15 a.m. A Cathlamet resident requested transport to the hospital after experiencing symptoms of a chronic illness. 2:32 p.m. The Grays River ambulance responded to a Rosburg resident who had fallen. 8:58 p.m. A suspect was taken into custody after a traffic accident n Elochoman Valley Road.

May 7 4:50 a.m. A Elochoman Valley resident requested assistance from emergency services after a fall. 9:21 a.m. A truck was reported blocking Elochoman Valley Road on a curve without signage. Deputies agreed to use their lights to alert drivers. 12:34 p.m. A caller reported that a Puget Island resident was ill. Cathlamet emergency personnel spoke to the person who declined transportation to the hospital. 1:03 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Puget Island resident with breathing problems. 2:26 A person experiencing low blood sugar levels walked into the Cathlamet Fire Hall asking for assistance. 4:55 p.m. A black lab puppy was found on Steamboat Slough Road. Deputies thought that the dog could be connected to an animal abandonment incident the day before. Deputies notified WAAG. 5:01 p.m. A Cowlitz county warrant was issued and a person was taken into custody in Elochoman Valley.

May 8 10:45 a.m. An abandoned trailer was reported in Skamokawa. Deputies responded and found the trailer was owned by a local resident. 12:38 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported a water outage. The Wahkiakum PUD was notified. 3:38 p.m. A Skamokawa resident requested a Cathlamet ambulance after experiencing breathing problems. 5:54 p.m. A wallet was found on Main Street in Cathlamet. Deputies tried calling the phone number they had for the person but it had been disconnected. 6:17 p.m. A vehicle near County Line Park was reported to be swerving in their lane. Deputies stopped the vehicle but issued no citations. 9:05 p.m. A resident of Puget Island called to report that their dog had been attacked by another dog. 9:21 p.m. Another Puget Island resident called to report that a person had ridden their bicycle into blackberry bushes near their home.

May 9 6:01 a.m. A Cathlamet person requested emergency services after waking up and having trouble with their balance. 7:39 a.m. A Elochoman Valley resident requested the Cathlamet ambulance after experiencing abdominal pains. 1:45 p.m. The sheriff’s office received reports that dirt was being dumped into the Columbia River. Deputies spoke with workers who said the dirt was for a foundation not going into the river. 5:26 p.m. A Cathlamet caller reported seeing someone on their property using a trail cam. The homeowner said no trespassing signs were posted.

May 10 10:07 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident called to report that a neighbor was burning garbage. Deputies investigated but found only untreated logs. 3:18 p.m. An Elochoman Valley homeowner reported that someone has been prowling around their house. The owner said that there were fingerprints and faceprints on windows and doors. Deputies encouraged the person to get security cameras. 4:06 p.m. A Puget Island homeowner reported that a pickup truck towing something wider than the road took out their mailbox. 8:55 p.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported dirtbikes speeding in their neighborhood.

May 11 3:20 p.m. A Deep River resident reported people taking things out of their neighbor’s garage. The caller believed that nobody should be at the house. Deputies spoke to the people in question and found that they were the owner’s caregivers taking out the trash. 4:16 p.m. A Puget Island caller reported that a cow was outside its fenced area and was headed towards the road. 6:04 p.m. A Cathlamet caller that locked their key in their car requested assistance.

May 12 6:54 a.m. A Skamokawa resident reported a possible shoulder dislocation after a fall. The Cathlamet ambulance responded.


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