This police blotter is made up of police reports made available by the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office.
Trespass. Barrett Road N., Montesano; 5:20 p.m. Neighbor coming on to property and taking pictures, resident wants him removed.
Burglary. 100 block of Garden Hill Road, Elma; 8:37 a.m. Chain saws stolen out of shop over night. No damage done to the shop.
Theft. Murray Road, Elma; 2:27 p.m. Technician requesting police escort regarding accusations of theft of power. The person who is stealing power has an unpredictable behavior.
Traffic hazard. Devonshire Road Bridge; 2:10 p.m. People are on top of the bridge waving a giant flag and protesting President Obama; proving to be a distraction to drivers, could cause an accident.
Theft of vehicle. Schouweiler Tracts Road, Elma; 1:14 p.m. Ford Ranger stolen.
Traffic hazard. Hiram Hall Road, Montesano; 8:31 a.m. Horse keeps going into the roadway. It’s an ongoing issue.
Accident. 82 Devonshire Road., Montesano; 2:13 p.m. Throttle stuck on truck and the 1977 blue half-ton Chevy pickup truck is now stuck in the river. Three people were inside the truck, including a 15-month old. The driver was able to get all parties to the riverbank safely.
Theft from vehicle. 1600 Block of Main Street, Elma; 11:35 a.m. Stereo stolen, damage done to vehicle; also advising that they came into his house and stole $60.
Bicycle accident. 50 Bush Creek Road, Elma; 2:26 p.m. Bicycle hits 25-year-old male. Knee injury, side pain, had issues breathing. He was on the side of the road walking.
Traffic accident. Forest Service Road 22 at Wynooche Valley Road, Montesano; 3:21 p.m. A woman drove vehicle into a tree and totaled the vehicle.
Animal complaint. Brady Loop Road East, Montesano; 8:34 a.m. Neighbor’s dogs keep eating her chickens.
Theft from vehicle. Schouweiler Tracts Road, Elma; 4:46 a.m. Owner of the car says someone was in his car right now. Nobody there when deputy arrives. Unknown if anything stolen.
Trespass. 500 Block of 17th Street, Elma; 10:12 a.m. Resident has had someone trespassing in his garage/shed the past few nights. Things have been gone through, but nothing appears to be missing.
Trespass. Devonshire Road Bridge, Montesano; 3:59 p.m. People are jumping off the very top of the bridge.
Burglary. Satsop School, Satsop; 1:39 p.m. School Building broken into, four laptops missing.
Juvenile problem. 1200 Block of Monte Elma Road, Elma; 7:14 p.m. Three teens were throwing rocks at respondent’s 2004 Mustang.
Theft. Murray Place, Elma; 3:27 p.m. Generator was stolen when resident was in jail.
Burglary. Elma McCleary Road, Elma; 1:18 p.m. Large equipment stolen from construction company.
Noise complaint. Murray Place, Elma; 12:36 a.m. Requests a deputy come by to quiet a neighbor’s loud music. Neighbor is playing Neil Diamond way too loud. And the noise is getting worse.
Theft of vehicle. South Bank Road at Porter Creek Road W. Elma, 4:42 p.m. Deputy in pursuit of stolen, faded two-door blue Honda. Following vehicle as it heads to a dirt road near the Capitol Forest. Honda a quarter mile up the road. Deputy talks to quad riders in the area, who tell him the car no longer has anyone in it.
Suspicious circumstances. 82 Devonshire Road, Montesano; 8:49 p.m. Caller “can smell death under the bridge, doesn’t know what it is but is certain something died under there.” Deputy checks it out and finds a bag of garbage.
Needles found. Old Wynooche Road and Wynooche Wishkah Road, Montesano; 8:02 p.m. Caller walking 12 corners from the bottom up, found a bunch of needles; placed them in a pop bottle and set them on the fence. Caller also concerned about the amount of recent garbage being dumped along the road.
Theft of property. Monte Elma Road, Elma; 12:31 p.m. Theft of motor from boat. Had intended to sell it, but it was stolen overnight.
Burglary. South Bank Road, Elma; 4:44 p.m. Burglary to house overnight. Not clear what was taken.
Theft of mail. 700 Block of Arland Place, Montesano; 6:15 p.m. Mail stolen.
Theft of vehicle. Hurd Road, Satsop; 5:45 a.m. Gray Dodge RAM pickup was stolen.
Alarm. 100 Block of South Union Road, Elma; 11:44 a.m. Intruder alarm sounding. Home owner went for a walk when the alarm went off. Dispatch says he just went for a walk and forgot to shut the connecting door to the upstairs. A cat went up and set off the alarm, “he’ll be having a discussion with the cat regarding this.”
Theft of wire. Elma McCleary Road, Elma; 6:44 a.m. Theft of copper wire and other items.
Traffic accident. A GMC pickup vs. a Honda Civic, which flipped over on its top. Driver had to be extricated.
Burglary. 300 Block of Monte Elma Road, Montesano; 12:16 p.m. Returned from vacation and found house was broken into, money stolen; also appears they stayed in the house a while.
Burglary. 400 Block of Stamper Road, Elma; 3:12 p.m. Just arrived home and found door open and three rifles missing. Checks are also missing.
Vandalism. Monte Brady Road, Montesano; 2:20 p.m. Someone crawled under home and cut the wires.
Trespass. Mox Chehalis Road, Malone; 4:06 p.m. Someone came on to property and stole the owner’s no trespassing signs; believes suspects were on ATVs.
Needles found. Bridge on Highway 12 at Highway 8. Pedestrians fought earlier in the day and a bag of needles were left on the side of the road.
Theft of wire. Fawn Lane, Elma; 1:24 p.m. Someone stole the wiring out of a construction site.
Animal problem. South Bank Road, Elma; 9:17 p.m. Horse is stuck in the creek, is not injured.
Animal problem. Belle Lane, McCleary; 5:12 p.m. Dog bit a 10-year-old boy. Father took the child to Elma for medical care.
Theft. 1000 Block of South Bank Road, Elma; 6:26 p.m. Someone stole fishing rods from boat parked on property.