Wednesday, October 10, 2012
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Oct. 1-7.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
Oct. 2 — Davis Drive, 3600 block — Officer took report of harassment/offensive physical contact at a local elementary school after school hours.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, trespass and vandalism:
Oct. 6 — Chamberlain Drive, 4200 block — Officer took report of vandalism.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Oct. 3 — Fir Mountain Road at Eastside Road — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Oct. 5 — Highway 30 near Highway 35 — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
Oct. 4 — S. W. Oneonta Street, 0-100 block, Cascade Locks — Deputies took report of an identity theft.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Oct. 3 — Early Road at Atkinson Drive — Deputies responded to a two-car motor vehicle crash.
Oct. 4 — Summit Drive at Odell Highway — Officer responded to a report of a hit-and-run crash.
Oct. 4 — Tucker Road, 2200 block — Officer responded to a motor vehicle crash.
Oct. 5 — Summit Drive near Davis Drive — A driver was cited for no operator’s license and the vehicle towed. Driver cited into Hood River Circuit Court.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Oct. 3 — Redwood Road — A female reported a restraining order violation. The suspect is in Mexico.
Oct. 4 — State Street, 300 block — A male and a female were arrested at the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office for probation violation detainers issued by their probation officer and lodged at NORCOR.
Oct. 6 — AGA Road — Male arrested for violation of probation order after admitting to violating conditions of the order and lodged at NORCOR.
Oct. 6 — WaNaPa Street, 600 block, Cascade Locks — Female arrested for a misdemeanor warrant and lodged at NORCOR.
Oct. 7 — N.W. WaNaPa Street, 700 block, Cascade Locks — Male arrested for a misdemeanor warrant out of Clackamas County and a felony warrant from the ORI Parole Board.
Theft or burglary:
Oct. 1 — Davis Drive, 3400 block — Officer took report of the theft of a vehicle from an Odell area business.
Oct. 1 — Portland Drive, 4300 block — Officer took report of a daytime burglary, where more than $3,924 in property was taken.
Oct. 1 — Indian Creek Road, 1200 block — Officer took report of the theft of gasoline from a school district vehicle that had occurred Sept. 26.
Oct. 1 — N.E. Forest Lane, 300 block, Cascade Locks — A grandmother reported her cellphone stolen by her grandson and wished to press charges. Wasco County Sheriff’s Office located the grandson and the phone. He was cited for theft II and the cellphone was turned over to the Hood River Sheriff’s Office.
Oct. 5 — N.E. Forest Lane, 400 block, Cascade Locks — Deputies received a report of theft III from a motor vehicle.
Oct. 6 — Barrett Road, 4200 block — Officer received a report of theft from a local fire station.
Oct. 6 — AGA Road, 3300 block — Officer took a stolen motorcycle report. The motorcycle was located and secured into the impound yard.
Oct. 3 — Hood View Court, 900 block — Officer took report of a female juvenile runaway. A runaway report was generated.
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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 www.co.hood-river.or.us to opt-in for citizen alerts. Enlarge