POLICE LOG for April 21, 2012 edition

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River April 9-16.

n Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:

None reported

n Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):

April 15 — I-84 at milepost 62 — Female issued citation for unlawful possession of marijuana after a consent search during a traffic stop.

n Disorderly conduct, mischief, criminal trespass and vandalism:

April 12 — 12th Street, 2000 block — Officer dispatched to a broken window at a local business.

April 12 — 12th Street, 1500 block — Officer took report of criminal mischief at a local business.

April 13 — Ninth Street, 1500 block — Subject charged with disorderly conduct and probation violation and lodged at NORCOR.

April 14 — Columbia Street, 700 block — Molalla resident was arrested for disorderly conduct and lodged at NORCOR.

n Driving under the influence of intoxicants:

April 13 — Hood River Toll Bridge — Male arrested for DUII and recklessly endangering his passenger. BAC registered .13 percent.

April 15 — Cascade Avenue at Rand Road — Male arrested for driving under the influence.

April 15 — 22nd Street at Montello Avenue — Male arrested for DUII and lodged at NORCOR. BAC registered .16 percent.

n Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:

None reported

n Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:

April 10 — Cascade Avenue, 2200 block — Officer took report of a hit-and-run in a store parking lot.

April 12 — W. Cascade Avenue, 2700 block — Officer took report of a hit-and-run in a store parking lot.

April 15 — Button Bridge — A resident of Beaverton was the victim of a hit-and-run.

April 16 — Button Bridge Road — Two vehicles collided when the southbound vehicle turned into the northbound vehicle making an unlawful turn. No injuries; both vehicles towed and the offending driver cited.

n Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:

April 15 — Oak Street, 1600 block — Male juvenile arrested for probation violation after violating curfew provisions. He was lodged at NORCOR.

n Theft, burglary or robbery:

April 11 — Fourth Street, 1500 block — Officer took report of a home that had been burglarized. Various items of jewelry had been stolen.

April 15 — N. Second Street, 100 block — A resident from Portland reported her cellphone as stolen.

April 15 — 12th Street, 1400 block — A business owner reported theft of items from her business over the course of the past month.

n Sex offenses:

None reported

n Other:

April 9 — Second Street at Oak — A sporting bag containing various items was turned into the police department.

April 9 — Cascade Avenue, 1900 block — A bicycle was recovered.

April 10 — E. Marina Drive, 1100 block — Officer took report of a counterfeit $20 bill being passed at a local gas station.

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Lawnmower torches Arbor Vitae on Portland Drive

The riding lawn mower driven by Norma Cannon overheated and made contact with dry arbor vitae owned by Lee and Norma Curtis, sending more than a dozen of the tightly-packed trees up in flames. The mower, visible at far right, was totaled. No one was injured; neighbors first kept the fire at bay with garden hoses and Westside and Hood River Fire Departments responded and doused the fire before it reached any structures. Westside Fire chief Jim Trammell, in blue shirt, directs firefighters. The video was taken by Capt. Dave Smith of Hood River Fire Department. Enlarge



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