This police blotter is made up of police reports made available by the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office.
Citizen dispute. Elma McCleary Road, Elma. House was foreclosed on and was sold in April. Residents were told they would have 21 days to get property out, however, owner changed all the locks.
Boating accident. 68 Wenzel Slough Road, Elma; 8:08 p.m. Two intoxicated people are operating a white boat. Woman on boat is teetering around, talking about how drunk she is. They’re heading to Vance Creek Park and say they are fly fishing.
Disorderly conduct. 82 Devonshire Road, Montesano at the Twin Bridges; 6:31 p.m. Intoxicated male at the gravel bar under the bridges. Male laying on the ground. Others are fighting. No one wants charges pressed.
Harassment. 1216 State Route 12, Montesano; Grays Harbor Adventist Christian School; 5:02 p.m. A teacher says she’s staying inside the school, worried that a man is outside the building, sitting in the parking lot and has been trying to get her to let him in. She is refusing. Deputies arrive and gave teacher a courtesy transport.
Juvenile Problem. Railroad at 729 Monte Elma Road, Montesano. Train conductor says kids are jumping off the bridge into the river and the train almost hit one of them; requesting they be removed. Deputies respond and the juveniles ran into the brush.
Traffic accident. 574 Monte Elma Road, Montesano; 7:11 a.m. One vehicle rollover. Vehicle is upside down and hit a building. It smashed into nearby storage units. Female was still inside and alert when first responders arrived.
Controlled substance. McCleary; 11:37 a.m. Student is in the school office wanting to speak to a deputy about the heroin and pills laying all over the house. Everyone in the house is using and the student doesn’t want to go home.
Welfare check. Wenzel Slough Road, Elma; 2:40 p.m. Neighbor concerned that children living at nearby home are not in the best living conditions; garbage everywhere, power off at home for approximately four days.
Theft of a vehicle. 500 Block of Monte Elma Road, Montesano; 4:48 p.m. A 1988 Chevy truck, paid in full, was stolen.
Animal problem. 1100 block of Highway 12, Montesano; 4:03 p.m. A stray peacock hen keeps laying eggs in the resident’s yard.