Tuesday, April 30, 2013
April 21 to 28
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
April 21 — Eastside Road — A physical confrontation occurred at a work camp between two unknown individuals.
April 23 — Hood View Court — Deputy responded to a domestic disturbance. Probable cause for a crime was not developed.
April 23 — Indian Creek, 1200 block — Deputy began an investigation regarding a student at a high school.
April 24 — Carter Road — Deputy responded to a domestic assault.
April 28 — Willow Flat — Resident arrested for felony domestic assault IV.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
Disorderly conduct, mischief, trespass and vandalism:
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
April 25 — I-84 at milepost 64 — Male arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance, drugs, and released to family.
April 27 — N.E. Forest Lane, 800 block, Cascade Locks — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless driving. The vehicle was towed.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
April 23 — Brookside Drive, 3600 block — Deputy took report of a cold hit and run incident in which a vehicle was damaged in a parking lot.
April 28 — I-84 at milepost 62 — Driver cited for driving while suspended, violation, and the vehicle towed.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
April 23 — State Street, 300 block — Male arrested on a probation violation detainer and lodged at NORCOR.
April 25 — N.E. Forest Lane at N.E. Gravel Pit Road, Cascade Locks — Male arrested for a warrant issued out of Multnomah County.
April 28 — Wy’east Road at Odell Highway — Female arrested for a probation violation and transported to the hospital for medical treatment. After receiving medical clearance, she was arrested and transported to NORCOR.
Theft or burglary:
April 22 — Clear Creek Road, 7300 block — Deputy took report of theft I.
April 26 — Lingren Road, 3000 block — A lawnmower was reported stolen.
April 28 — Eastside Road, 2300 block — Deputy took report of a burglary and theft.
April 22 — Wy’east Road, 3000 block — Deputy recovered a chainsaw that had been found near the north end of Gihouley Drive.
April 27 — Morton Road, 400 block — Deputy took report from a victim of a dog bite. The dog was quarantined at the animal shelter.
April 27 — Starvation Creek State Park — Deputy responded to search for a subject who had gotten turned around on the Mt. Defiance trail.
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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 www.co.hood-river.or.us to opt-in for citizen alerts. Enlarge