Sheriff Log for Dec. 8, 2012

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Nov. 26-Dec. 4.

Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:

None reported

Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):

Dec. 3 — E. Marina Drive, 900 block — Male arrested for unlawful possession of methamphetamine and lodged at NORCOR.

Disorderly conduct, mischief, trespass and vandalism:

None reported

Driving under the influence of intoxicants:

Nov. 27 — Ehrck Hill Drive, 3200 block — Female arrested for driving under the influence following a minor vehicle crash. BAC registered .10 percent.

Dec. 1 — Kollas Road, 3200 block — Male arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants and reckless driving.

Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:

None reported

Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:

Nov. 26 — Highway 281 at milepost 6 — Officer investigated a single-vehicle crash. The driver was transported to the hospital with an injury.

Nov. 26 — Eugene Street, 900 block — Officer involved in a vehicle pursuit with a known and signed stolen vehicle from the Hood River area. The suspect was ultimately arrested and lodged at NORCOR.

Nov. 26 — Mark O. Hatfield Trailhead — An unreported stolen vehicle was recovered and a suspect identified.

Nov. 26 — Summit Drive at Odell Highway — Male arrested for misdemeanor driving while suspended.

Dec. 2 — Odell Highway, 3300 block — Officer dispatched to a one-car motor vehicle crash into a power pole.

Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:

Nov. 30 — State Street, 300 block — Female arrested on a probation violation detainer issued by the Hood River County Parole and Probation Department.

Nov. 30 — I-84 at milepost 53 — Male arrested for a warrant issued by Clackamas County.

Theft or burglary:

Nov. 26 — S.E. Wheeler Avenue, 0-100 block, Cascade Locks — Officer received report of prescription medication taken from a residence.

Nov. 27 — Lacey Drive, 2300 block — Female reported theft by deception via telephone by a company in Florida.

Nov. 30 — Westcliff Drive, 4100 block — Officer received a report of theft from a restaurant employee. The suspect left the county.

Dec. 3 — Eastside Road, 500 block — Officer took report of unlawful entry to a motor vehicle. At this time it is unknown if anything was stolen or damaged as a result.

Dec. 3 — Wasco Avenue, 2700 block — Male cited and released for theft II, and the stolen property recovered and turned over to the Hood River City Police Department to return to the victim.

Sex offenses:

None reported


Dec. 2 — Forrest Lane, 1400 block, Cascade Locks — A small bicycle was recovered.

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Parkdale third graders sing "12 Disaster Days of Christmas"

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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