Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Donald Stuart McAndie, 56, was arrested and charged with rape in the first degree and kidnapping in the first degree on Nov. 21, by City of Hood River Police.
According to NORCOR representatives, McAndie is being held at the facility under a $500,000 bond with bail set at $50,000.
No additional details on the case have been released pending upcoming court appearances. No victim information is available at this time.
McAndie appeared before Judge John Olson on Nov. 26 for an initial hearing.
He had not yet secured representation. He is scheduled to appear via video-feed on Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. in the Hood River County Courthouse.
McAndie, according to McAndie’s workplace website, has been an employed hearing specialist in the Gorge for nine years. He is listed as having taught biology and coached soccer for 15 years at Stevenson High School prior to becoming a hearing specialist. McAndie lists a residence in Home Valley, Wash.
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I Can't Keep Quiet singers at "Citizen Town Hall"
‘I can’t keep quiet,’ sing members of an impromptu choir in front of Hood River Middle School Saturday prior to the citizen town hall for questions to Rep. Greg Walden. The song addresses female empowerment generally and sexual violence implicitly, and gained prominence during the International Women’s Day events in January. The singers braved a sudden squall to finish their song and about 220 people gathered in HRMS auditorium, which will be the scene of the April 12 town hall with Rep. Greg Walden, at 3 p.m. Enlarge