Friday, February 15, 2013
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River Feb. 6-12.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
Feb. 6 — Indian Creek Road, 1200 block — A high school student was cited for being in possession of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school.
Feb. 9 — Indian Creek Road, 1200 block — Adult male arrested for unlawful delivery and possession of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school and lodged at NORCOR.
Feb. 10 — I-84 at milepost 44 — Male arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana greater than one once and unlawful delivery of marijuana following a traffic stop.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, trespass and vandalism:
Feb. 6 — S.E. Sunset Avenue, 400 block, Cascade Locks — Male arrested for criminal trespass I after refusing to leave a residence.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Feb. 10 — Homestead Drive — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. BAC registered .11 percent. He was lodged at NORCOR.
Feb. 11 — Baseline Drive, 4800 block — Male arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol following a non-injury vehicle crash. BAC registered .25 percent.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
Feb. 6 — Summit Drive, 4300 block — Male reported his identity had been used to open a cellphone account, and had discovered four numbers affiliated with that account.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Feb. 10 — Eighth Street, 1700 block — Driver cited for driving while suspended, driving uninsured and open container. The vehicle was towed.
Feb. 10 — Front Street at State Street —Male cited for driving uninsured and driving while suspended, and the vehicle towed.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Feb. 9 — Ehrck Hill Drive, 3700 block — Juvenile male arrested for a parole violation warrant and lodged at the NORCOR juvenile facility.
Feb. 6 — Indian Creek Road, 1200 block — A high school student was cited for being a minor in possession of alcohol.
Feb. 7 — State Street, 300 block — A citizen turned in a found bicycle.
Feb. 7 — N.E. Forest Lane, 1200 block, Cascade Locks — Deputies took report of a runaway juvenile; he was located the following day. On Feb. 10, deputies took a second report that the same juvenile had run away again.
Feb. 7 — Mt. Hood Meadows — Two female skiers were reported missing or lost in the White River Canyon area. Search and rescue members were deployed, and the skiers found and returned safely the same day.
Feb. 9 — Acree Drive, 3800 block — Deputy took report of lost or mislaid property.
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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