Post Office boxes left unlocked in Malone

Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office case log for Dec. 19, 2019

Nov. 29

Agency assist: 300 block of Monte-Brady Road, Montesano. 4:59 p.m. Flames seen close to residence and outbuildings, driver on U.S. Highway 12 reports. Fire located. Unknown address. Advanced fire requested. Is a controlled burn, but engine requested to continue. Appears to be a legal burn, units clear.

Police information message: 5300 block of U.S. 12, Malone. 4:38 p.m. Post office boxes were left open and unlocked. Unknown if mail was stolen. About 25 boxes left unlocked. Appears to be oversight.

Malicious mischief: First block of Elma Gate Road West, Oakville. 6:23 p.m. Reporting party says vehicle window was broken. It appears to have been hit by several pellets, possibly from a shotgun. Nothing missing.

Theft: 800 block of Monte-Elma Road, Satsop. 9:51 a.m. Reporting party says wood stolen out of her yard. Tire tracks visible in yard. Cord of hemlock worth $160, reporting party states.

Vehicle prowl: 500 block of Middle Satsop Road, Montesano. 10:28 a.m. Vehicle’s passenger side window broken. Officer left contact information on vehicle.

Nov. 30

Agency assist: 1100 block of State Route 12, Montesano. 8:53 a.m. Electrical fire. Heavy smoke. Occupants evacuated. There is a cat inside. Reporting party advised to stay outside. No natural gas or ammunition in the house. No flames showing. Investigating. Isolated to electrical panel. Cancel incoming.

Agency assist: 400 block of Wynooche Valley Road, Montesano. 8:41 a.m. Fire reported in chimney. Flames visible. Fire has died down. All incoming can cancel.

Dec. 1

Reckless act or driving: Eastbound U.S. Highway 12 at South Third Street, Elma. 4:47 a.m. Vehicle well over 80 mph, unable to stop due to being in an unmarked vehicle. Vehicle is now well over 100 mph.

Animal bite: (Address redacted), Elma. 2:47 p.m. 15-year-old male bitten by a dog in park. Puncture wound and lacerations to hand. Family asks to be contacted at Summit Pacific Medical Center.

Found property: 300 block of eastbound State Route 8, Elma. 2:23 p.m. Baggie of meth outside on the ground between male restroom and coffee stand. Reporting party left it there. Requests it be picked up and disposed of. Small amount of crystals disposed of.

Dec. 2

Traffic hazard: Oakhurst Drive and Menzo Haverly Road, Elma. 10:24 a.m. Loose cow walking in roadway. Cow believed to have crossed railroad tracks and might have returned home.

Domestic violence act: (Address withheld), Elma. 8:02 p.m. Reporting party says exboyfriend punched her several times and stole items. He left on foot toward river. My have kitchen knife. Officers located subject. Subject requests aid for drug related issue.

Dec. 4

Domestic violence act in progress: 600 block of East Main Street, Elma. 5:03 p.m. Reporting party in verbal with daughter. Daughter hit reporting party in the head then entered hospital. One in custody.