Sheriff Log for April 28, 2012 edition

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River April 16-22.

Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:

April 18 — N.E. Forest Lane, Cascade Locks — Officer contacted subject regarding a suspicious text message.

April 21 — Stricker Road — Officer responded to an assault and interviewed the victims. A suspect was identified and later located at another residence. He was arrested for assault II, assault IV, trespass II, reckless endangering, resisting arrest and DUII alcohol.

Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):

None reported

Disorderly conduct, mischief, trespass and vandalism:

April 19 — Methodist Road, 1400 block — Officer took report that someone had damaged a vehicle and fluids were pooled underneath.

April 21 — Eastside Drive, 2500 block — Officer took report that someone had entered a residence in the past two weeks by breaking out a small window in the front door. Nothing was taken or disturbed.

Driving under the influence of intoxicants:

April 16 — Highway 35 at Aubert Drive — Male arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants. BAC registered .16 percent. The vehicle was towed and the passenger given a ride by a deputy.

April 18 — Highway 35 at Paasch Drive — Male from Prosser, Wash., arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants and cited for failure to drive within lane. BAC registered .12 percent. Vehicle was towed.

April 22 — Belmont Drive at Henderson Road — Male arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants and lodged at NORCOR. BAC registered .21 percent.

Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:

None reported

Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:

April 16 — Pinemont Staging Area — Officer took report of an abandoned vehicle and later checked the VIN, discovering it was stolen out of Vancouver, Wash. The vehicle was towed and the Vancouver agency notified.

April 20 — I-84 at milepost 55 — Female driving uninsured and vehicle towed.

April 21 — S.E. Frontage Road, 1100 block, Cascade Locks — Vehicle towed because it was blocking the westbound lane of the roadway.

April 21 — Bassler Drive at Dee Highway — Male arrested for reckless driving, reckless endangerment times two, and unlawful possession of a firearm.

April 22 — I-84 at milepost 51 — Male driving uninsured and vehicle towed.

April 22 — Cooper Spur Road at Baseline Drive — Male arrested for driving wile suspended misdemeanor during a traffic stop and lodged at NORCOR.

April 22 — Belmont Avenue at Avalon Drive — Driver cited for failure to register and driving uninsured.

Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:

April 16 — Tucker Road, 900 block — Male juvenile arrested on outstanding warrant from Oregon Youth Authority and lodged at NORCOR Juvenile facility.

April 18 — Indian Creek Road, 1200 block — Male juvenile arrested on probation violation detainer.

April 18 — Indian Creek Road, 1200 block — A Hood River Valley High School student was arrested for violating terms of a release agreement and lodged at NORCOR Juvenile facility.

April 18 — Cascade Avenue, 1800 block — Male arrested for probation violation.

April 19 — State Street, 300 block — Male arrested on probation violation detainer.

April 19 — Highway 35 at Highway 281 — Male arrested for probation violation following a traffic stop and lodged at NORCOR. He was also cited for infractions of speeding, driving while suspended and open container of alcohol.

Theft or burglary:

April 19 — S.W. WaNaPa Street, 100 block, Cascade Locks — Officer took report of burglary II and theft I from the City of Cascade Locks Public Works building.

April 19 — Indian Creek Road, 1200 block — Officer took report from a juvenile female’s father that her iPod had been stolen at Hood River Valley High School.

April 21 — N.W. Hassalo Street, 100 block, Cascade Locks — Officer took report of theft I.

Sex offenses:

None reported

Other:April 20 — S.W. Euclid Avenue, 300 block, Cascade Locks — Officer took report of a male who had left his foster care living facility and entered as a missing endangered person.

April 22 — S.W. WaNaPa Street, 500 block, Cascade Locks — Officer responded to a call that a person seen on the news as missing, endangered and threatening suicide had been spotted.

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Welcome to your sing-able Christmas gift list. What follows is an emergency rendition of “12 Days of Christmas” – for outfitting your home or car in case of snow storm, earthquake, flood or other emergency. Read it as a simple list, or sing it to the tune of “12 Days” – you know, as in “ … and a partridge in a pear tree…” Not to make light of it, but the song is a familiar framework for a set of gift ideas that you could consider gathering together, even if the recipient already owns items such as a bunch of coats, tire chains and flashlights. Stores throughout the Gorge are stocked up on all these items. Buying all 12 days might be prohibitive, but here are three ideas for checking any of the dozen off your list (notations follow, 1-12.) The gift items needed to stay warm, dry and safe are also coded to suggest items in your abode (A) in your car (C) or both (B). 12 Gallons of Water (A) 11 Family meals (B) 10 Cans of propane (A) 9 Hygiene bags (B) 8 Packs of batteries (A) 7 Spare coats (B) 6 Bright red flares (C) 5 Cozy blankets (B) 4 Tire chains (C) 3 Flashlights (B) 2 cell phone chargers (B) 1 And a crush-proof first aid kit (B) Price ranges? Here’s a few quotes for days Three, Two, Four and Nine: n A family gift of flashlights (three will run $15-30, Hood River Supply, Tum-A-Lum) n Cell phone chargers (two will run $30-60) n Tire chains (basic set, $30, Les Schwab, returnable if unused for the winter) n Family meals ($100 or so should cover the basics for three or four reasonably well-fed days) n The home kit should be kept in a handy place near an exit, and remember that water needs to be replenished every few months. If you have a solid first aid kit already, switch out the gift idea with “and-a-sto-o-u-t- tub-for it-all …” Otherwise, it’s a case of assembling your home or car kits and making sure all members of the family know what the resources are and how to use them (ie flares and propane). Emergency situations are at worst life-threatening, at best deeply uncomfortable if you and your family are left without power for an extended period, or traveling and find yourself in a situation where you need to wait out a storm, lengthy traffic delay, or other crisis. Notes on the 12 gift ideas: 12 – Gallons of water: that’s one per person in a four-member family to last for three days, the recommended minimum to be prepared for utility outages. 11 – Easy-open packaged goods, energy bars, dried food and nuts are good things to include for nutrition. Think of what your family of four needs for three days to stay fortified and hydrated (see number 12). Can-opener also recommended 10 – If you have a propane camping stove, keep extra fuel handy. 9 – Hygiene bags: put packaged moistened towelettes, toilet paper, and plastic ties in large garbage bags (for personal sanitation) Resource list courtesy of Hood River County Emergency Management, Barbara Ayers, manager/ 541-386-1213. The county also reminds residents to Get a Kit, Make A Plan to connect your family if separated, and Stay Informed. See to opt-in for citizen alerts. Enlarge

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