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Thursday, July 31,2014 - Mason County Journal - Page A-13 By NATAUE JOHNSON possible broken leg, accord- & EMS, and Mason County the hiker. nata/ie@masoncoun~com ing to responders. Fire districts 4, 6 and 9 and The two were then pulled The area is popular for members of the county's Spe- back up, more than 400 feet, Mason County rope res- hiking, but dangerous, said cial Operations Rescue Team to the bridge. cue crews pulled an injured Chief Clint Volk of Masonparticipated in the rescue. Volk said the whole op- man up 420 feet to safetyCounty Fire District 6. Crews assembled on the eration took about three Tuesday after an accident"Those trails are unfor- one-lane bridge, a formerhours. The Mason County near the High Steel Bridge. giving," he said. "That one railroad bridge. A paramed- Sheriffs Office first reported The bridge crosses the person that slips normally ic, connected by a rope to a the incident at 11:10 a.m. South Fork of the Skokom-slips 60 or 70 feet down. A1- Fire District 6 engine, rap- The operation was complete ish River 20 miles north of most every time significant pelled to Horton's location just before 2 p.m. Shelton. injury occurs." and provided some treat- He cautioned inexperi- Raymond Horton, 25, of Horton was hiking with ment for his injuries, enced hikers about visiting Bremerton, was treated byfamily when he fell near the Volk said the terrain is so the area. emergency medical person-base of the bridge, Volk said. dangerous in the area that "This is an area that novice nel and transported to Ma- The Mason County Sher- using a rope rescue team hikers should not frequent," son General Hospital with a iffs Office, Central Mason Fire was the best way to rescue Volk said. "It's bad news." Photo courtesy of Greg Seals Members of the Mason County Special Operations Rescue team assembled at the High Steel Bridge 20 miles north of Shelton over the South Fork of the Skokomish River on Tuesday morning to rescue a hiker injured near the river's edge. continued from page A-12 East Sunset Ridge Roadin the fourth degree and in Union, was booked at criminal trespass in the At 7:03 a.m. on Juiy 25, 7:41 p.m. on suspicionsecond degree. drug activity was report- of DWLS in the third de- ed in the 300 block of gree and possession ofJuly 26 East Wallace Kneeland a dangerous weapon. Richard Michael Adams, Boulevard. 67, of the 300 block of July 23 North Tribal Center Road At 1:34 p.m. on July 25, Jose De Ramona Der- in Shelton, was booked drug activity was report- ramona, 23, of the 600at 1:30 p.m, on sus- ed in the 400 block of block of West Cota picion of DWLS in the North Fourth Street. Street in Shelton, wasthird degree and DWI. booked at 4:07 p.m. on Fires suspicion of operating a Gregory Dean Cress, 33, At 3:14 p.m. on July 27, vehicle without an igni- of the 800 block of Turn- a brush fire was reported tion interlock and DWI. er Avenue in Shelton, in the 100 block of East was booked at 2 p.m. Bayview Drive. Barbara Lynn Brown, 60, on sUspicion of pos- of East Anything Lane session of a controlled At 9 p.m. on July 27, a in Belfair, was bookedsubstance. brush fire was reported at 8:08 p.m. on suspi- in the 6700 block of cion of identity theft in Joseph Paul Holbrook, East state Route 106 in the second degree and 37, of the 1700 block of Union. making false or mislead- Harrison Avenue in Port ing statements. Orchard, was booked at Booking reports from 3:46 p.m. on suspicion the Mason County Jail: July 24 of intimidating a public July 22 Martin Lee Chappell, servant., Joseph Scott Redfern, 51, of the 6500 block of 28, of the 1000 block of West Shelton Matlock Sean Francis Phillips, 24, Southwest View Drive Road'in Shelton, was of the 500 block of East in Port Orchard, was booked at 9:55 a.m. onDartmoor Drive in Shel- booked at 8:32 a.m. on suspicion of vehicularton, was booked at 6:06 suspicion of driving with assault, p.m. on suspicion of vio- a suspended license lating a protection order. (DWLS) in the third de- Brandon Kenneth Dahl, gree and driving while 30, of the 1100 block Sue Ellen Burts, 54, of intoxicated (DWI). of Bayview Avenue in the 600 block of East Shelton, was booked atCenterline Road in Luke Anthony Cayenne, 4:12 p.m. on suspicionGrapeview, was booked 27, of the 400 block of of two counts of assault at 6:49 p.m. on suspi- == :i I .... / ! Check In on Facebook $helton Denial 5 ;llel 1626 Olympic Hwy N Shelton cion of assault in the was booked at 1 a.m. on first degree, suspicion of DWl. Harold Floyd Allen, 23,Abel Tomas Santos, 30, of North Twana Court of the 600 block of East in Shelton, was booked Mason Lake Road in at 7:19 p.m. on suspi- Shelton, was booked at cion of two counts of 3:46 p.m. on suspicion burglary in the second of DWLS in the third de- degree, gree. July 27 July 28 Heather A. Mullins, 24, Mark Hardy, 39, of East of the 400 block of West Skyline Drive in Shelton, Pear Street in Centralia, was booked at 11:45 a.m. on suspicion of as- sault in the second de- gree, domestic violence in the fourth degree and interfering with the reporting of domestic violence. July 29 Christopher Michael Callaway, 31, of the 300 block of West E Street in Shelton, was booked at 1:12 a.m. on suspicion of DWI.