Saturday, August 31, 2013
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Aug. 12-25.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
Aug. 14 — Seiverkropp — Two officers were dispatched to a possible domestic violence situation.
Aug. 15 — Second Street — A female was cited for harassment after pouring coffee on another female.
Aug. 18 — Columbia Street — Female arrested after becoming involved in a domestic assault with her mother.
Aug. 19 — Montello Avenue — Officer responded to a reported assault between a male and female. Upon further investigation the male was cited and released for harassment.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
Aug. 12 — Oak Street, 100 block — A Cascade Locks resident was cited for unlawful possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Aug. 17 — Tucker Road at Bonneville Drive — A Seattle resident was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Aug. 24 — W. Cascade Avenue, 2600 block — Two adult males were cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, criminal trespass and vandalism:
Aug. 14 — Ninth Court, 1600 block — A Hood River male was arrested for disorderly conduct, harassment and resisting arrest and lodged at NORCOR.
Aug. 20 — Cascade Avenue, 2500 block — Male arrested for disorderly conduct II and criminal mischief II and lodged at NORCOR.
Aug. 24 — Front Street, 200 block — Officer took report of a broken window in an apparent attempt to gain access to a gas station premises.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Aug. 12 — I-84 at exit 63 — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and lodged at NORCOR. His vehicle was towed.
Aug. 14 — Pacific Street at Woods Court — A Washington resident was cited and released for driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless driving.
Aug. 17 — State Street at Front Street — Male from Washington state arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and lodged at NORCOR.
Aug. 17 — Second Street, 100 block — A Hood River resident was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Aug. 18 — Highway 35 at Dock Road — A resident from Warm Springs was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and lodged at NORCOR, and another was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana.
Aug. 22 — Oak Street at Fourth Street — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. BAC registered .18 percent.
Aug. 24 — I-84 at milepost 63 — Male from Portland arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. BAC registered .24 percent.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Aug. 14 — 22nd Street at May Street — Officer investigated a motor vehicle accident involving a female bicyclist. She was transported to the emergency room due to injuries.
Aug. 14 — Wasco Street, 2700 block — A Hood River resident was the victim of an apparent hit-and-run accident.
Aug. 15 — Cascade Avenue, 2100 block — Male arrested for failure to carry and present a driver’s license and giving false information to a police officer. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Aug. 16 — Front Street, 200 block — Officer responded to a motor vehicle crash.
Aug. 17 — 12th Street, 1300 block — Officer tapped the front of a car after attempting to exit a parking spot. No damage was done.
Aug. 17 — 13th Street at Sherman Avenue — Vehicle towed for driving uninsured and driving while suspended violation.
Aug. 21 — I-84 at milepost 63 — Female stopped for speeding infraction and arrested for failure to carry and present a driver’s license and giving false information to a police officer. She was lodged at NORCOR.
Aug. 22 — Highway 35 near Dock Road — Officer investigated a three-vehicle, non-injury accident.
Aug. 23 — 12th Street at A Street — Officer responded to a two-vehicle crash with injuries. Both vehicles were driven away from the scene.
Aug. 24 — I-84 at milepost 61 — An Odell male was arrested for hit-and-run and reckless driving from a suspected road rage incident west of Koberg Beach. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Aug. 12 — Wasco Avenue, 2700 block — A resident of The Dalles was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Multnomah County and lodged at NORCOR.
Aug. 13 — Cascade Avenue, 2200 block — A resident of Michigan City, Ind., was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Washington County Circuit Court and lodged at NORCOR.
Aug. 14 — Oak Street, 1600 block — Female juvenile arrested on a probation violation warrant. She was lodged at NORCOR Juvenile Detention Center.
Aug. 19 — 10th Street at May Street — A resident of The Dalles fled from a car stop and, after a foot pursuit, was arrested on an outstanding nationwide extradition warrant.
Aug. 22 — Jackson Park — A Hood River male was arrested on a restraining order violation.
Aug. 23 — I-84 at milepost 63 — A male hitchhiker was arrested for five outstanding warrants out of Umatilla County and a local charge of giving false information to a police officer.
Aug. 25 — Hull Street, 1000 block — Officer dispatched to a dispute between two brothers. One was on probation and detained as per his probation officer, then released as per his probation officer.
Theft, burglary or robbery:
Aug. 12 — Front Street at State Street — A Honda scooter was reported stolen sometime between Aug. 2-10.
Aug. 13 — Front Street, 200 block — Officer responded to a report of an armed robbery at a gas station.
Aug. 15 — Front Street, 200 block — Male cited for theft I after admitting to taking over $5,000 from a local gas station over a period of months.
Aug. 15 — 12th Street, 1800 block — Officers were advised of a theft of services from a local restaurant. The employee reporting the incident was able to give a license plate number of the vehicle, which came back as stolen. The vehicle’s two occupants were arrested.
Aug. 15 — Selkirk Lane, 200 block — Male reported his cellphone had been stolen, and he had received a phone bill in the amount of $2,432.55.
Aug. 15 — E. Marina Drive, 900 block — Male reported his unlocked vehicle had been entered unlawfully and several tools were stolen.
Aug. 18 — Cascade Avenue, 2200 block — Officer responded to a report of a stolen cellphone.
Aug. 18 — 12th Street, 1200 block — A bicycle was taken from in front of a restaurant.
Aug. 19 — Eugene Street, 3000 block — A Hood River resident reported the fraudulent use of a credit card after being used for purchases totaling over $400.
Aug. 21 — Hood River Marina — Officer took report of stolen items from a sailboat.
Aug. 22 — 12th Street, 1800 block — Officer took report of $1,500 being taken out of a wallet that had been left behind inside a restroom.
Aug. 12 — Cascade Avenue, 1800 block — Officer responded to a report of a runaway juvenile.
Aug. 12 — Second Street, 200 block — A lost cellphone was turned into the police department.
Aug. 13 — 12th Street, 1000 block — A lost firearm, reported out of Wasco County, was recovered and returned to its original owner.
Aug. 14 — Brookside Drive, 1500 block — An elderly female passed away in her sleep.
Aug. 17 — Second Street, 100 block — Officer responded to a shots fired from a moving vehicle call.
Aug. 22 — E. Marina Drive, 1100 block — Officer responded to a report of a handgun found inside a motel room.
Aug. 22 — Hood River Toll Bridge — Officers were asked to assist the White Salmon Police Chief after he was unable to be reached after chasing a wanted subject.
Aug. 25 — Lincoln Street — Officers responded to multiple 9-1-1 calls from a Hood River resident suffering from delusions and hallucinations. The subject voluntary consented to a mental evaluation.
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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