Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Sheriff's Report

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the last week, including:

June 3 5:55 a.m. The Skamokawa ambulance responded to a resident with breathing problems. 8:18 a.m. A caller in Eden Valley reported water over the road. County road crews put out high water warning signs. 9:50 a.m. A Cathlamet homeowner reported a neighbor blocking access to their property. Deputies advised the homeowner that the incident was a civil matter. 9:21 p.m. The Skamokawa ambulance requested Life flight to transport a person with breathing problems.

June 4 8:33 a.m. A Cathlamet caller told deputies that they got an alert from their alarm company. Deputies responded and surmised that wind had opened an unlocked door. 9:00 a.m. A burglary was reported on Beaver Creek Road. Deputies looked over the property and found several signs of forced entry. 3:07 p.m. Water was reported over the road on Wirkala, Wainamo and Eden Valley Roads. 3:54 p.m. A Cathlamet resident was transported to the hospital after experiencing complications from surgery. 4:54 p.m. A Catlamet resident reported turning their head and having their eyes cross. The person reported that their eyes would not uncross. Cathlamet emergency services responded. 5:20 p.m. A Skamokawa homeowner called to report three or more people trespassing on their property. 6:17 p.m. Trees were reported down on Altoona Pillar Rock Road blocking both lanes. 7:38 p.m. The Sheriff’s department and the Washington State Patrol responded to a vehicle off the road on the West side of KM mountain. The vehicle was in a deep ditch 100 feet from the road.

June 5 9:17 a.m. An elderly Puget Island resident requested assistance after a fall. The Cathlamet ambulance responded. 10:58 p.m. A welfare check was requested at a Cathlamet business on a person sleeping in their car.

June 6 9:27 a.m. A homeowner in the Little Cape Horn area reported seeing a person jump over a fence into their neighbor’s yard. 10:39 a.m. A person on Puget Island said that their dog had been attacked by another dog. The caller reported that their dog needed medical attention. 4:21 p.m. A Puget Island homeowner reported that someone threw objects on their field on purpose to damage their farm equipment. 8:37 p.m. A caller in the Elochoman Valley reported a motorcycle rider not wearing a helmet. The caller gave the riders address to dispatch. 9:28 p.m. Emergency services responded to a Puget Island resident experiencing breathing problems. 10:34 p.m. A caller from Deep River reported that a vehicle went down a local road and parked. The caller said that an hour later the vehicle was still there.

June 7 5:54 p.m. A Cathlamet homeowner reported an abandoned RV at the end of their road outside Cathlamet. The caller said that the RV had been there a month. 6:20 p.m. A Cathlamet resident reported a lost dog, possibly with a leash still on. 8:22 p.m. A Elochoman Valley homeowner reported two motorcycles without headlights on the road. Deputies explained that the riders were not breaking any laws or ordinances as headlights are not required until dusk. 8:51 p.m. A caller reported a vehicle and trailer unable to maintain their lane near the County Line Park. 10:06 p.m. A homeowner on Puget Island reported a vehicle speeding back and forth at a high rate of speed. 10:57 p.m. A caller at a Cathlamet business requested assistance after locking their key inside their car.

June 8 1:20 a.m. A caller in Cathlamet reported loosing their keys. 3:18 a.m. A caller to dispatch said that they had found three people stuck in the woods with a flat tire. The caller said that they had given the three a ride into town but did not feel comfortable taking them back to their vehicle. 10:45 a.m. A vehicle flipped West of Skamokawa, Sheriff’s deputies and the Washington State patrol responded. The driver walked away from the incident with no injuries. 3:45 p.m. A Cathlamet caller reported a person driving a tractor with a child in the bucket. 4:02 p.m. A caller at the Elochoman Marina told dispatch that marina employees have security footage of a person boarding their boat without permission. 6:16 p.m. A caller on SR4 asked for assistance after locking their keys in their vehicle. 6:49 p.m. A Elochoman Valley resident complained about motorcycles speeding on their road. Another caller reported that the caller complaining about the motorcycles were lighting off fireworks. The second caller was advised that the people lighting off fireworks had a permit and that there is no noise ordinance in the county. 7:16 p.m. A Skamokawa caller reported a pickup and dirt bikes driving at excessive speed and doing burnouts. 10:36 p.m. A Elochoman Valley homeowner reported motorcycles driving at excessive speeds. Due to their previous conversations dispatch told them that deputies might not be able to respond. Another third party call reported both the motorcycle and fireworks noise and was told that there is no noise ordinance in the county and that deputies have made sure that the motorcycles are all road legal. 11:07 p.m. A caller near County Line Park reported a vehicle unable to maintain speed and swerving over the center line. The Washington State Patrol was notified.

June 9 7:44 a.m. A Puget Island resident reported that they heard from a neighbor that two people were stranded on Coffee Pot Island. The Coast Guard was advised. 10:04 a.m. A Puget Island resident was transported to the hospital. 10:55 a.m. An Erratic driver was reported near County Line Park. 10:58 a.m. A caller at the Columbia White Tail Deer refuge reported that they were surrounded by a herd of cows. 11:26 a.m. An Elochoman Valley caller notified deputies that someone is cutting the lawn at their relatives property while they are in the hospital. The caller wanted to make sure that the person mowing the lawn knew that there were power lines in the grass. Deputies responded to the home and spoke with the person mowing the lawn. 4:56 p.m. Cathlamet emergency services responded to a elderly person after a fall. 6:12 p.m. An erratic driver was reported in the Little Cape Horn area.

 

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