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 24 6:15 a.m. The Wahkiakum County Sheriff’s Department and the Washington State Patrol responded to a two vehicle collision in Skamokawa. One individual with an injury declined transportation to the hospital. 7:59 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Puget Island resident with breathing difficulty. 8:21 a.m. Emergency services responded to a Cathlamet resident who had fallen. 4:48 p.m. A welfare check was requested on a Cathlamet resident. Deputies contacted the individual who declined assistance. 4:54 p.m. A caller in Cathlamet reported hearing a large explosion and a large plume of smoke. 7:05 p.m. A Cathlamet homeowner reported that their neighbor had sprayed weed killer on the bushes that divided their property.

June 25 A Cathlamet resident reported that a dog was being aggressive and was trying to bite them. The person reported that this had happened before. 12:20 p.m. The Grays River Fire Department and the Washington State Patrol responded to a vehicle in the ditch near the Rosburg store. 12:48 p.m. A driver on SR4 near Nassa Point reported a motorist smoking marijuana while driving. 1:54 p.m. A Puget Island homeowner called in to report that a neighbor’s burn pile had jumped the road and was now burning their property. The Puget Island Fire Department responded. 5:56 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a Westend resident who had their wallet stolen. While looking for the wallet the caller said they saw a car drive by and pick up the wallet. When Sheriff’s deputies questioned the people in the car they said that they were going to turn the wallet into the Sheriff’s department. Nothing in the wallet was missing. 6:33 p.m. A fire from a leaking propane tank was reported in Cathlamet. The fire was contained by the Cathlamet Fire Department. 10:37 p.m. a person reported their vehicle being stolen after loaning it several hours previously to a person they knew. Deputies drove by the driver’s residence and that of other known associates

June 26 9:10 a.m. An alarm was activated on a person on a bus in Skamokawa. After making contact with the person they said that another passenger had bumped into them, activating the alarm. 12:47 p.m. A person who was in an accident earlier in the week was transported to the hospital from the Cathlamet Clinic. 4:32 p.m. A caller reported a disabled vehicle in the curves west of County Line Park. 8:53 p.m. A cruise ship passenger having an allergic reaction was brought to Vista Park in Skamokawa. The patient declined transportation to the hospital.

June 27 5:59 a.m. An elderly Elochoman Valley resident requested assistance after not being able to get out of bed. 12:32 p.m. Overdose Narcan was administered to a person in Cathlamet at the Cathlamet Fire Hall. 3:13 p.m. A caller reported a tree blocking the westbound lane of SR4 at the county line. 5:50 p.m. A resident west of Cathlamet reported having gas stolen from their vehicle. 8:16 p.m. Cathlamet emergency services responded to a person on Puget Island with breathing problems.

June 28 9:40 a.m. A Puget Island resident called in to report that a dog being walked on a leash by its owner came onto their property and acted aggressively toward them. Sheriff’s deputies assisted a motorist who had locked their keys in their vehicle at a Cathlamet business. 12:40 p.m. A caller reported a disabled vehicle near County Line Park. The caller was worried that the vehicle could not be seen easily by other motorists. 11:11 p.m. A Deep River homeowner reported that their neighbor’s door was open and that their car was not parked in its usual place. Deputies responded, and spoke with the homeowner who did not need assistance.

June 29 8:26 a.m. The Naselle ambulance responded and transported to the hospital a person who had collapsed. 8:35 a.m. A homeowner in Skamokawa requested assistance after seeing a person on a bicycle go past their locked gate on a surveillance camera. 9:32 a.m. The Grays River ambulance responded to a person who had fallen. 10:11 Cathlamet Emergency services responded to the ferry landing on Puget Island to treat a person who had fallen into the water. 10:30 p.m. A driver on SR4 at Nassa Point reported an erratic driver. Deputies questioned the driver, who was tired and escorted them to the Cathlamet Hotel.

June 30 An Elochoman Valley caller reported a sheep and llama were loose. Deputies contacted the owner who retrieved the animals. 3:34 p.m. The Grays River ambulance responded to an elderly resident who was dehydrated. 3:56 p.m. A Cathlamet caller reported seeing blood on the boardwalk in Strong Park. Deputies responded and discovered that the substance was fruit preserve. 4:46 A Puget Island homeowner complained about a neighbors dog barking. Dispatch informed the caller on how to obtain a nuisance dog order. 6:53 p.m. The Sheriff’s Department and the Washington State Patrol responded to a one car accident at Holloway’s corner on Puget Island. The victim was transported by lifeflight.


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