Tuesday, December 11, 2012
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Dec. 2-9.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
Dec. 5 — Wy’east Road at Mijos Drive — Male was cited for menacing. A firearm was seized as evidence.
Dec. 6 — Shahala Drive, 0-100 block — Female was cited and released for harassment.
Dec. 6 — Indian Creek Drive, 1200 block — Two students were cited for assault IV.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
Dec. 3 — E. Marina Drive, 900 block — Male was arrested for unlawful possession of methamphetamine and lodged at NORCOR.
Dec. 7 — Indian Creek Drive, 1200 block — Male juvenile was cited and released for possession of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, trespass and vandalism:
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Dec. 2 — Odell Highway, 3300 block — Deputy responded to a single-car accident after driver struck a power pole.
Dec. 3 — Eastside Road, 500 block — Adult reported an unlawful motor vehicle entry.
Dec. 8 — Tucker Road, 1100 block — Male was cited for hit-and-run property damage following a damaged vehicle report from Your Party Rental Center.
Dec. 8 — Dethman Ridge Road at Gilkerson Road — Deputy responded to a motor vehicle crash.
Dec. 9 — Tucker Road at Portland Drive — Male was cited for no operator’s license and failure to carry proof of insurance. Vehicle was towed.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Dec. 6 — S.E. Sunset Avenue, 300 block — Male was arrested for probation violation and lodged at NORCOR.
Theft or burglary:
Dec. 2 — Westcliff Drive, 4100 block — Restaurant reported a theft by an employee. Suspect left the county after deputy attempted contact.
Dec. 3 — Wasco Avenue, 2700 block — Male was cited and released for theft II following a report from a local retail store. Stolen property was recovered and turned over to Hood River City Police.
Dec. 2 — Forest Lane, 1400 block — Deputies recovered a small bicycle found by a Cascade Locks resident.
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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