Saturday, December 14, 2013
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Dec. 1-9.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
Dec. 2 — Tucker Road — Male arrested for menacing (domestic) and harassment. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Dec. 4 — Portland Drive — Male arrested after a deputy found him hiding in a crawlspace while investigating a domestic violence situation.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, trespass and vandalism:
Dec. 6 — N.E. Forest Lane, 400 block, Cascade Locks — Male arrested for trespass I.
Dec. 6 — Miller Road, 6200 block — Damage from a bullet hole reported.
Dec. 9 — Marina Beach, Cascade Locks — Deputy took report of vandalism at two Port of Cascade Locks properties.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Dec. 6 — I-84 at milepost 60 — Deputy covered a single-vehicle, non-injury motor vehicle crash. The vehicle was damaged substantially and had to be towed.
Dec. 7 — Binns Hill Drive, 5600 block — Deputy responded on a report of a motor vehicle crash. Both occupants refused medical attention. The vehicle was towed. The driver was cited for no operator’s license and the passenger cited for curfew violation.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Dec. 2 — Third Street, 7100 block — Male arrested on a warrant out of Hood River County.
Dec. 3 — 12th Street, 1800 block — Male arrested on a probation violation detention warrant issued by the Hood River County Probation Office.
Dec. 9 — Cascade Locks — Deputy took report of a restraining order violation.
Dec. 9 — Tucker Road, 2276 block — Male arrested on a Municipal Court warrant and lodged at NORCOR.
Theft or burglary:
Dec. 5 — White River Sno-Park — A trailer was reported stolen.
Dec. 2 — I-84 at milepost 69 — Deputy assisted the Oregon State Police with a high-risk traffic stop following a high-speed pursuit of a stolen vehicle. The suspect crashed the stolen car and was taken into custody without further incident.
Dec. 2 — Cascade Locks — Deputy interviewed a minor who was reporting an assault that had occurred in another town.
Dec. 3 — S.E. Sunset Avenue at S.E. Hammond Avenue, Cascade Locks — Lost WIC vouchers were reported.
Dec. 4 — Barlow Road — A Search and rescue operation was conducted for three missing males near Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort. They had reported their vehicle stuck in the snow at an unknown location.
Dec. 6 — 18th Street — Deputy assisted the Hood River City Police in the investigation of a domestic disturbance.
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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