Saturday, August 10, 2013
July 29 to Aug. 4
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
Aug. 3 — Second Street — Assault IV reported.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
July 31 — I-84 at milepost 62 — A Portland, Ore., resident was arrested on the charge of unlawful possession of three ounces of marijuana and lodged at NORCOR.
Aug. 3 — Jaymar Park — A Hood River resident was cited and released for unlawful possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Aug. 4 — I-84 at milepost 62 — A driver and passenger were each cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, criminal trespass and vandalism:
July 29 — Nix Road, 1200 block — A female reported damage to her vehicle.
July 30 — 12th Street, 1600 block — A Hood River male was arrested for trespassing.
July 30 — Dana Lane, 3100 block — A Hood River resident reported her living room window had been broken.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Aug. 3 — Sherman Avenue, 1300 block — A Beaverton resident was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after striking a telephone post with his vehicle. BAC registered .17 percent.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
July 26 — Second Street, 200 block — Identity theft reported.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds
Aug. 8 — 12th Street, 1800 block — Officer responded to a non-injury traffic crash. The driver was cited for failure of driver entering roadway to yield right of way.
Aug. 3 — 13th Street at Taylor Avenue — Officer responded to a two vehicle accident with no injuries. One driver was cited for following too closesly.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
July 29 — Belmont Avenue, 1500 block — Officer contacted a male and female who were sleeping on the ground of a sports complex. The male had a no contact order with the female.
July 30 — Oak Street, 1600 block — A juvenile female was arrested on a warrant out of Hood River County.
July 31 — I-84 at milepost 63 — A Portland, Ore., male was arrested on a valid warrant out of The Dalles, unlawful possession of marijuana and two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor. He was lodged at NORCOR. A female was charged with unlawful possession of hydrocodone and released.
Aug. 1 — Belmont Avenue, 1300 block — Male arrested for a probation violation.
Aug. 1 — Oak Street, 1600 block — Juvenile male arrested for a probation violation and lodged at NORCOR Juvenile.
Theft, burglary or robbery:
July 30 — 12th Street, 800 block — A resident of The Dalles was arrested on theft I charges and 32 separate counts of tampering with drug records and lodged at NORCOR.
Jul 31 — Wasco Street, 2700 block — A Hood River male reported the loss/theft of a jacket containing a cell phone.
Aug. 3 — 22nd Street and Sherman Avenue — Robbery reported.
Aug. 2 — Belmont Avenue, 1300 block — Officer assisted in an over-service case at a local bar.
Aug. 3 — Cascade Avenue, 2600 block — Officer received report of a lost or stolen bag containing papers, cash and passports.
Aug. 4 — Second Street, 100 block — Officer recovered drugs at a local bar after an employee had found a small bag with a powdery substance inside. The powder later tested positive for cocaine.
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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