Saturday, December 28, 2013
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Dec. 16-22.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
Dec. 19 — Tucker Road — A juvenile male was cited and released for harassment.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
Disorderly conduct, mischief, criminal trespass and vandalism:
Dec. 18 — Experiment Station Road, 3000 block — Female contacted regarding a possible criminal mischief complaint.
Dec. 20 — Markham Road, 1900 block — Criminal mischief reported.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Dec. 19 — Third Street at Columbia Street — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Dec. 16 — Mt. Hood Meadows Access Road — Deputy responded to a one-car motor vehicle rollover crash.
Dec. 18 — Highway 281 at milepost 15 — Deputy investigated a single-vehicle, non-injury crash.
Dec. 20 — Dethman Ridge Road, 3600 block — Vehicle towed during a traffic stop. The driver had no license and personally had no insurance. The driver was also cited for violation of the basic rule (60 in a 40 mph zone).
Dec. 22 — Alameda Road, 1100 block — Deputy took report of recklessly endangering, criminal trespass II, failure to perform duties as a driver and criminal mischief III.
Dec. 22 — Country Club Road at Frankton Road — Male arrested for driving while suspended (misdemeanor).
Dec. 22 — Clear Creek Road, 7600 block — Deputy took report of a one-car motor vehicle crash. The driver was taken to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital with minor injuries, and the vehicle towed.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Dec. 19 — Tucker Road, 900 block — Juvenile female arrested for a parole violation and lodged at NORCOR.
Dec. 21 — State Street, 300 block — Deputy served a search warrant.
Dec. 21 — Prospect Avenue, 2200 block — Male arrested for a warrant issued out of Hood River Circuit Court. He was also cited for unlawful possession of less than one ounce of marijuana. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Dec. 22 — I-84 at milepost 64 — Male arrested for probation violation following a traffic stop. He was also cited for minor in possession of alcohol and lodged at NORCOR.
Theft, burglary or robbery:
Dec. 18 — Tucker Road, 1600 block — Male reported having his cellphone stolen from his car while parked at a business.
Dec. 19 — Sunset Road, 400 block, Cascade Locks — Deputies took a report of the theft of a motor vehicle.
Dec. 21 — Fairview Drive, 3800 block — Antique sled reported stolen.
Dec. 16 — Indian Creek Trail — A bicycle was recovered.
Dec. 17 — Beachwood Drive, 3600 block — Deputy took report of lost or mislaid passports.
Dec. 18 — White River Sno-Park — Deputy received a search and rescue call for a stranded snowboarder out of bounds at Timberline. The snow boarder had crossed the out of bounds markers and was stuck in a canyon. Timberline needed a rope rescue crew to respond. Clackamas County was all ready en route and advised that they would handle the call.
Dec. 20 — State Street, 300 block — Deputy took a found wallet for safekeeping and attempted to contact the owner.
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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