Friday, February 1, 2013
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Jan. 20-29.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
Jan. 23 — Neal Creek Mill Road — Male arrested for felony domestic assault IV.
Jan. 25 — Tucker Road — Male arrested for domestic assault II and lodged at NORCOR.
Jan. 25 — Toll Bridge Road — Female arrested for menacing and lodged at NORCOR.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
Jan. 21 — Belmont Drive at Avalon Drive — Male cited for unlawful possession of less than one ounce of marijuana during a traffic stop.
Jan. 26 — Highway 35 at milepost 79 —Adults cited for unlawful possession of less than one ounce of marijuana during a traffic stop.
Jan. 27 — Windmaster Market — Female arrested for possession of methamphetamine and lodged at NORCOR.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Jan. 22 — Montello Avenue at 12th Street — Male arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants, alcohol. BAC registered .13 percent. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
Jan. 22 — Belmont Drive, 3700 block — Female reported identity theft.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Jan. 24 — Odell Highway, 2900 block — Deputies investigated a one-car, non-injury crash.
Jan. 24 — S.W. WaNaPa Street at N.E. Forest Lane, Cascade Locks — Vehicle towed for no insurance.
Jan. 25 — I-84 at milepost 51 — Deputies responded to a one-car, non-injury crash.
Jan. 26 — Toll Bridge Road at S.W. WaNaPa Street, Cascade Locks — Vehicle towed for having no insurance, and driver issued a written warning for failure to maintain lane and cited for driving uninsured.
Jan. 26 — I-84 at milepost 62 — Driver cited for driving uninsured and having no operator’s license, and the vehicle was towed.
Jan. 26 — Summit Drive at Wy’east Road — Deputies responded to a two-vehicle, non-injury vehicle crash.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Jan. 26 — S.E. Sunset Avenue, 300 block, Cascade Locks — Female arrested on two felony warrants, with the additional charges of identity theft and theft II.
Jan. 27 — N.E. Forest Lane, 900 block, Cascade Locks — Male arrested for a warrant issued by Hood River Municipal Court.
Theft or burglary:
Jan. 26 — Starvation Creek State Park — Deputies responded to a report that two vehicles had been broken into.
Jan. 28 — I-84 at milepost 55 — Deputies took report of a vehicle that had been broken into, with several items stolen. The wiring under the steering column had also been tampered with.
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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