‘He’s a big boy. He can fight.’

Check out what kept the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office busy recently.

July 5

Animal problem: First block of Lower Falls Creek Road, Elma. 12:45 p.m. Reporting party says her three-legged lab was shot twice in the rear legs. Brady vet was unable to locate a projectile in the woulds. The dog received medical treatment and is healing. Reporting party does not suspect neighbors of harming the dog as it is liked by surrounding neighbors. Reporting party suspects an unknown male riding a bicycle may have shot the dog. Reporting party does not have any suspect information or description, wants incident documented in case subject identified. Intends to pursue charges if suspect is identified.

Fire arm complaint: Sund Road and Raspberry Lane, Elma. 3:20 p.m. Several gunshots heard from area over past hour. Reporting party concerned as it is frightening her sheep. Deputy arrived in area. Multiple people found shooting safely nearby. Checked sheep and do not appear to be bothered. Neither do cows across the street. Reporting party satisfied they are shooting safely.

Hazardous material: State Route 12 westbound at Mile Post 23, Elma. 2:15 p.m. Strong smell of natural gas reported in area. Reporting party says it was east of Murray Place.

Disorderly conduct: 600 block of East Main Street, Elma. 2:54 p.m. Subject is in emergency room being disorderly. Just brought in by aid. Request law enforcement to the ER. Request second law enforcement unit. Washington State Patrol trooper en route. “He’s a big boy. He can fight.” Other units can cancel. he has calmed down and is restrained by hospital staff.

Agency assist: 600 block of East Main Street, Elma. 9:59 p.m. Same subject from previous incident was verbal with staff, left through the front door, though he was to be involuntarily held. Last seen wearing a hospital gown. Subject is walking west on Main Street. Northbound toward Elma Gardens Apartments. In bushes east of apartments. Westbound from Summit Village. In alley between Martin and Anderson. Running west. Southbound on first. “Lost him.” Hospital advises subject’s mother is at hospital and believes he’s en route to 300 block of West Anderson. Subject is detained. Transported back to summit.

July 6

Agency assist: 600 block of East Main Street, Elma. 1:14 a.m. No description given.

Theft: 400 block of Elma-McCleary Road, Elma. 2:07 p.m. Two men broke into residence by cutting a lock. Suspects identified as two stepsons. Tool chest reported taken.

Fire arm complaint: 500 block of 12th Street North, Elma. 11 p.m. Reporting party heard three gunshots behind residence. Insistent it was not fireworks. Spoke to resident. No problems.

July 7

Unlawful display of a weapon: (Redacted address), Montesano. 3:15 p.m. Woman pulled pistol and stuck it in reporting party’s face while he was holding a child. Reporting party believes pistol is back in gun safe. He is holding infant. She and reporting party are leaving tonight for Philippines. He believes she is under too much stress. He pushed her away. She fell to the ground, believed to be not injured. Gun was loaded with 15 rounds. Several guns in the residence believed to be in safe. Woman now saying she doesn’t know where she put the gun. Male in custody for fourth degree domestic violence assault.