Tuesday, July 2, 2013
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River June 25-30.
Controlled substance violations (non-DUII):
June 29 — 12th Street at Brookside Drive — Driver cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana after a traffic stop.
Disorderly conduct, mischief, criminal trespass and vandalism:
June 27 — Cascade Avenue, 2000 block — A vendor reported an attempted break-in which caused damage to the clasp and lock securing the door.
Driving under the influence of intoxicants:
June 30 — E. Marina Drive, 900 block — A White Salmon male was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants.
June 30 — E. Marina Drive, 900 block — A Hood River resident was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Motor vehicle crashes, offenses and impounds:
June 27 — Sixth Street at Oak Street — Officer responded to a motor vehicle accident in which a vehicle rolled into a parked vehicle. There were no injuries.
June 28 — I-84 at milepost 63 — An Othello, Wash., resident was arrested on two counts of unauthorized use of a vehicle and theft I and lodged at NORCOR.
Outstanding warrants, parole, probation or terms violations:
June 25 — N. First Street, 100 block — Male arrested on numerous outstanding warrants.
Theft, burglary or robbery:
June 27 — Wasco Avenue, 2700 block — A business turned over a counterfeit $20 bill.
June 25 — Oak Street, 1600 block — Two juvenile males were cited and released for reckless burning after throwing a firework into a garbage can.
June 30 — 12th Street, 1900 block — Officer took report of a found wallet.
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Lawnmower torches Arbor Vitae on Portland Drive
The riding lawn mower driven by Norma Cannon overheated and made contact with dry arbor vitae owned by Lee and Norma Curtis, sending more than a dozen of the tightly-packed trees up in flames. The mower, visible at far right, was totaled. No one was injured; neighbors first kept the fire at bay with garden hoses and Westside and Hood River Fire Departments responded and doused the fire before it reached any structures. Westside Fire chief Jim Trammell, in blue shirt, directs firefighters. The video was taken by Capt. Dave Smith of Hood River Fire Department. Enlarge