Friday, January 11, 2013
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Dec. 18-Jan. 7.
Assaults, harassment, menacing and domestic violence:
Dec. 18 — Sherman Avenue — Officer took report of an assault in an unknown portion of the city limits. The victim was transported to a Portland hospital.
Dec. 21 — Cascade Avenue — Male arrested for assault on a public safety officer and disorderly conduct. He was also issued a probation violation by Hood River Community Corrections.
Dec. 24 — Belmont Avenue — Juvenile female arrested and charged with felony domestic assault IV.
Dec. 27 — E. Marina Drive — A Cave Junction resident was arrested for domestic assault IV and menacing.
Jan. 1 — Belmont Avenue, 1300 block — City units were dispatched regarding a fight involving multiple subjects. A witness was later identified as being on probation and was lodged at NORCOR.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
Dec. 18 — Cascade Avenue, 2200 block — Female arrested for possession of methamphetamine after a traffic stop. She was later charged with two more counts of methamphetamine at NORCOR.
Dec. 23 — Button Bridge Road — A Hood River resident was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Dec. 31 — Hazel Avenue, 3200 block — Officers dispatched to a possible minor in possession party. After contacting the juveniles inside the house, it was determined that three had been consuming alcohol. Two 18-year-olds and one juvenile were cited.
Dec. 31 — I-84 at milepost 63 — A Stevenson resident was cited for driving uninsured, failing to renew vehicle registration and failure to signal a turn. The vehicle was towed. A Portland area resident in the vehicle was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and lodged at NORCOR.
Jan. 2 — State Street at Second Street — Driver cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Jan. 4 — I-84 at milepost 63 — A California resident was cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Jan. 6 — I-84 at milepost 63 — A California resident was arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana greater than one ounce an lodged at NORCOR, as well as cited for failure to use headlights and driving uninsured.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, criminal trespass and vandalism:
Dec. 20 — Cascade Avenue, 2200 block — Male arrested for disorderly conduct and cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Dec. 21 — Oak Street, 0-100 block — Officer responded to a report of graffiti.
Jan. 3 — 12th Street, 1300 block — Officer contacted a business owner regarding criminal mischief done to his business.
Jan. 5 — Cascade Avenue, 2200 block — Male arrested and lodged for disorderly conduct and harassment.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
Dec. 19 — Tenth Street at Eugene Street — Female cited and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Dec. 22 — Cascade Avenue at 13th Street — A Gresham resident was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and lodged at NORCOR. During the same incident, a female from Hood River was arrested on a probation violation detainer and lodged at NORCOR, and a male from Hood River arrested for unlawful possession of cocaine and lodged at NORCOR.
Dec. 30 — Sherman Avenue at 13th Street — Hood River resident arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Jan. 5 — Rand Road at Sherman Avenue — Man arrested and lodged for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Identity theft or bank/credit card fraud:
Jan. 7 — May Street, 300 block — Officer took report of the fraudulent use of a bank card being used by an unknown suspect.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
Dec. 22 — Cascade Avenue, 2400 block — Officer slid into a curb, damaging the right front rim on the vehicle, due to weather conditions.
Dec. 23 — Avalon Drive at Avalon Place — Male arrested for driving while criminally suspended.
Dec. 23 — E. Marina Drive, 900 block — A Hood River resident was arrested for driving while suspended-felony, and lodged at NORCOR, as well as cited for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, driving uninsured and defective lighting.
Dec. 30 — Pine Street at Seventh Street — Driver arrested for driving while revoked, misdemeanor, and cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and open container violation.
Jan. 6 — Cascade Avenue, 3400 block — A Tigard resident was cited for careless driving in regards to a motor vehicle crash.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
Dec. 18 — Cascade Avenue, 2200 block — A Hood River transient was arrested for disorderly conduct II and a warrant out of The Dalles Municipal Court.
Dec. 19 — State Street, 300 block — Male arrested on a Marion County warrant and a female on a probation violation.
Dec. 26 — 18th Street — A Hood River county resident was arrested for violation of a restraining order.
Dec. 31 — Cascade Avenue, 2000 block — Hood River resident arrested for violating a non-contact order with her son.
Dec. 31 —12th Street, 1500 block — Male arrested on outstanding warrant and lodged at NORCOR. BAC registered .311 percent.
Jan. 2 — 13th Street, 1500 block — Officer dispatched on a report of vandalism to a heat pump.
Theft, burglary or robbery:
Dec. 19 — Cascade Avenue, 500 block — Male reported that a Hood River travel agent stole several thousand dollars from him while using her services as a travel agent.
Dec. 23 — Cascade Avenue, 2200 block — Officer took report of a theft from a unit at a public storage facility.
Dec. 28 — Eugene Street, 2200 block — Two Hood River males arrested, one for robbery III, criminal mischief II, interfering with making a report, harassment, disorderly conduct II and theft III after wrestling a hone away from the other male and smashing it. The second male was cited for criminal trespass II.
Dec. 31 — 12th Street, 1700 block — A Parkdale resident was cited and released for theft III.
Dec. 31 — Columbia Street, 700 block — Officer took report of the theft of a music player that had occurred Dec. 28.
Jan. 2 — Fifth Street, 1700 block — Officer took report of an unlawful entry into a motor vehicle that had resulted in a theft.
Jan. 3 — Prospect Avenue, 300 block — Officer dispatched to a car prowl.
Jan. 6 — Columbia Street, 818 block — Officer contacted a female regarding a theft from her vehicle.
Jan. 6 — Wasco Street, 1500 block — Officer contacted a female regarding her car being broken into.
Jan. 6 — Eugene Street, 1200 block — Officer contacted a female regarding a theft from her motor vehicle.
Dec. 21 — Front Street at State Street — Two Washington State males were cited and released for unlawful possession of firearms. One was also cited for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.
Dec. 25 — Ninth Street, 1500 block — Officer responded to an unattended death.
Dec. 26 — E. Marina Drive, 1000 block — Officer recovered a wallet, and the owner’s wife was notified and agreed to pick it up at the police department.
Jan. 1 — Brookside Drive, 1500 block — Officer responded to an unattended death.
Jan. 2 — 12th Street, 1600 block — Officer assisted Hood River County deputies with Spanish translation.
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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